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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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1 Retired from the NBA [October 2001]
2 (1996-) Foward for the New York Knicks.
3 Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Attempted Leader (1,962).
4 Charlotte Hornets All-Time Free Throws Leader (1,513).
5 Charlotte Hornets All-Time Rebounds Leader (3,479).
6 Charlotte Hornets All-Time Defensive Rebounds Leader (2,293).
7 Charlotte Hornets All-Time Offensive Rebounds Leader (1,186).
8 Forward for Charlotte Hornets (1991-1996) and New York Knicks (1996-2001).
9 1st overall draft pick in 1991 NBA Draft.
10 1992 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 Moments 2015 TV Mini-Series
Space Jam 1996 Larry Johnson
Eddie 1996 Charlotte Hornets
Family Matters 1993 TV Series Grandmama



Triumph of Faith 2001 Documentary executive producer



Four Courses with J.B. Smoove 2013 TV Series Himself
ESPN Friday Night Fights 2011 TV Series Himself - Audience Member
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami 2009 TV Series Himself - Professional Football Player
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
2007 Trumpet Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
1995 NBA All-Star Game 1995 TV Special Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1993 TV Series Himself
1993 NBA All-Star Game 1993 TV Special Himself

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Archive Footage

Runnin' Rebels of UNLV 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself

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