Clemon Johnson No. 44, 45 Center / Power forward Personal information Date of birth September 12, 1956 Place of birth Monticello, Florida Nationality American High school Florida A&M University School
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg) Career information College Florida A&M (1974–1978) NBA Draft 1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers Pro career 1978–1993 Career history As player: 1978–1979 Portland Trail Blazers 1979–1983 Indiana Pacers 1983–1987 Philadelphia 76ers 1986–1988 Seattle SuperSonics 1988–1991 Knorr Bologna (Italy) 1991–1993 Lotus / Bialetti Montecatini (Italy) As coach: 2007–2011 University of Alaska Fairbanks 2011–present Florida A&M University Career highlights and awards Career NBA statistics Points 4,102 (5.4 ppg) Rebounds 3,508 (4.6 rpg) Blocks 717 (0.9 bpg) Stats at NBA.com Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Clemon Johnson (born September 12, 1956 in Monticello, Florida) is a retired American professional basketball player and the current head basketball coach at Florida A&M. Johnson was a 6'10", 240 lb (110 kg) center who played 761 games for four teams during his 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association. From 1974–78 he played college basketball at Florida A&M University where he earned a Master's Degree in Sports Management.
Johnson was selected with the 22nd pick of the second round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. He won an NBA title with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1982-83. After his NBA playing days ended in 1988, Johnson extended his career overseas in Italy.
After his professional basketball career, Johnson became an economics teacher and high school basketball coach in Tallahassee, Florida. His son Chad played college basketball at the University of Pittsburgh until 2002.
In May 2007, Clemon Johnson was named interim head coach of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks men's basketball team. He served as interim head coach in 2007-08 and was named head coach following that season. He has coached the team for four total seasons (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11). On May 6, 2011, Johnson was named head coach at his alma mater, Florida A&M.
- ^ a b c d Cook: Senior class Pitt's Johnson refuses to pout, becomes leader, post-gazette.com published February 14, 2002
- ^ a b c d e Clemon Johnson Hired for Alaska Coaching Spot, release courtesy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Office of Media Relations. May 24, 2007
- ^ Florida A&M hires former player as new head coach
- Clemon Johnson at Basketball-Reference.com
Florida A&M Rattlers basketball head coaches
Records lost (1932–1952) • Ed Ogelsby (1952–1970) • Dennis Jefferson (1970–1971) • Ed Ogelsby (1971–1972) • Wendell Meeks (1972–1973) • Ajac Triplett (1973–1979) • James Giles (1979–1983) • Anthony Fields (1983–1984) • Willie Booker (1984–1993) • Ron Brown (1993–1996) • Mickey Clayton (1996–2001) • Mike Gillespie (2001–2007) • Eugene Harris (2007–2011) • Clemon Johnson (2011– )
Pound sign (#) denotes interim head coach.
Current men's basketball head coaches of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Clifford Reed (Bethune-Cookman) • Fang Mitchell (Coppin State) • Greg Jackson (Delaware State) • Clemon Johnson (Florida A&M) • Edward Joyner (Hampton) • Kevin Nickelberry (Howard) • Frankie Allen (Maryland Eastern Shore) • Todd Bozeman (Morgan State) • Anthony Evans (Norfolk State) • Jerry Eaves (North Carolina A&T) • LeVelle Moton (North Carolina Central) • Horace Broadnax (Savannah State) • Tim Carter (South Carolina State)
1978 NBA Draft First roundMychal Thompson · Phil Ford · Rick Robey · Micheal Ray Richardson · Purvis Short · Larry Bird · Ron Brewer · Freeman Williams · Reggie Theus · Butch Lee · James Hardy · George Johnson · Winford Boynes · Roger Phegley · Mike Mitchell · Jack Givens · Rod Griffin · Dave Corzine · Marty Byrnes · Frankie Sanders · Mike Evans · Raymond Townsend Second roundTerry Tyler · Keith Herron · Rick Wilson · Ron Carter · Wayne Radford · Buster Matheney · John Long · Jeff Judkins · Marvin Johnson · John Rudd · Harry Davis · Greg Bunch · Tommie Green · Maurice Cheeks · Terry Sykes · Lew Massey · James Lee · Wayne Cooper · Jerome Whitehead · Keven McDonald · Glenn Hagan · Clemon Johnson Philadelphia 76ers 1982–83 NBA Champions
2 Moses Malone (Finals MVP) | 4 Clint Richardson | 6 Julius Erving | 8 Marc Iavaroni | 10 Maurice Cheeks | 14 Franklin Edwards | 22 Andrew Toney | 24 Bobby Jones | 25 Earl Cureton | 31 Mark McNamara | 33 Reggie Johnson | 45 Clemon Johnson
Head coach Billy Cunningham
Assistant coaches Matt Guokas | Jack McMahon
Regular season • Playoffs
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