James Johnson, born on February 20, 1987), in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA, is an American professional basketball player who serves as a small forward/power forward.
Location: F (No. 16)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Weight: 109 kg/240 lbs
Team: Indiana Pacers
School: Wake Forest University
Draft: the 16th pick in the first round of 2009
James Johnson is an overly aggressive combo forward who can attack with the ball, has unstable shots, and makes frequent turnovers; he can create chaos on the defensive end, and often gambles on defense and fouls. Johnson attended Cheyenne East High School in Cheyenne, Wyoming. During his senior year, he averaged 28 points and 9 rebounds per game. A four-star rookie by Rivals.com, Johnson was ranked the 16th small forward and 62nd player in the nation in 2007.
James Johnson entered the NBA through the draft in 2009 and has played for the Bulls, Raptors, Kings, Grizzlies, Heat and Mavericks. On March 26, 2021, Johnson was traded to the Pelicans by the Mavericks. On August 6, 2021, Johnson signed with the Brooklyn Nets.