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Larry Johnson


2-period All-Star forward who was simply selected first general in 1991, continued to get the 1992 NBA Rookie of the entire year award and spent his NBA profession using the Charlotte Hornets and NY Knicks. He performed at Odessa University in Tx, where he became the 1st player to earn a Country wide Junior University Athletic Association Participant of the entire year award for every year performed. He triggered some controversy through the 1999 NBA finals when he characterized the Knicks as ‘rebellious slaves’. His wife Celeste offers given delivery to three kids, Larry Demetric Jr., Lance, and Lasani. He and Charles Barkley both made an appearance in the film Space Jam.

Quick Facts

Full Name Larry Johnson
Date Of Birth November 19, 1979
Place Of Birth Maryland
Height 2.01 m
Weight 113 kg
Profession Football Player
Nationality American
Spouse Celeste Wingfield
Children Larry Johnson, Jr.
Siblings Tony Johnson
Awards All-NBA Team, NBA Rookie of the Year Award, NBA All-Rookie Team, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, John R. Wooden Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy, Sporting News Men's College Basketball Player of the Year, NABC Player of the Year, USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, Big West Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, Outstanding Performance by a Sports Personality in a Commercial ESPY Award
Nominations Heisman Trophy, Best NFL Player ESPY Award
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Retired from the NBA [October 2001]
2(1996-) Foward for the New York Knicks.
3Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Attempted Leader (1,962).
4Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Leader (1,513).
5Charlotte Hornets All-Time Rebounds Leader (3,479).
6Charlotte Hornets All-Time Defensive Rebounds Leader (2,293).
7Charlotte Hornets All-Time Offensive Rebounds Leader (1,186).
8Forward for Charlotte Hornets (1991-1996) and New York Knicks (1996-2001).
91st overall draft pick in 1991 NBA Draft.
101992 NBA Rookie of the Year. Charlotte's all-time leading rebounder with 3,479. Traded by Charlotte to the New York Knicks for Anthony Mason and Brad Lohaus on 7/14/96.



The Garden's Defining Moments2015TV Mini-Series
Space Jam1996Larry Johnson
Eddie1996Charlotte Hornets
Family Matters1993TV SeriesGrandmama



Triumph of Faith2001Documentary executive producer



Four Courses with J.B. Smoove2013TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami2009TV SeriesHimself - Professional Football Player
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
2007 Trumpet Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
1995 NBA All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimself
1993 NBA All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself

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Runnin' Rebels of UNLV2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball2005TV Movie documentaryHimself

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