Johnson scored 29 points (12-16 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 3-5 FT) and grabbed six rebounds in a loss to Houston on Thursday. Johnson entered the contest averaging only 10.4 points over his previous five games, but he had his shot working against Houston, drilling 12 of 16 field-goal attempts en route to a career-high 29 points. It was Johnson's third game of 20-plus points this season and his first since Jan. 3. The former Kentucky Wildcat is enjoying a strong sophomore campaign, averaging 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 48.2 percent from the field.
Johnson finished with 18 points (6-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 6-7 FT), seven rebounds, two steals and one assist across 39 minutes Tuesday in the Spurs' 112-102 win over the Thunder. The second-year forward bounced back from a three-point showing in Sunday's loss to the Timberwolves to finish second on the team in scoring behind Lonnie Walker (24 points). Johnson has thus far justified the sleeper buzz he generated heading into the season, as he's averaging 13.5 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.2 treys in 32.2 minutes per game through his first 11 outings.
Johnson put up 17 points (6-12 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 3-4 FT), nine rebounds, four assists and one steal over 42 minutes in Saturday's 125-122 overtime win over the Timberwolves. After back-to-back dud performances, Johnson bounced back Saturday, falling just shy of his third double-double of the season. The second-year Kentucky product set a career-high with his 42 minutes and has now gone over 30 minutes played in six of nine games.
Johnson registered 22 points (10-16 FG, 2-2 FT) while adding seven rebounds, two assists and two steals across 28 minutes in Sunday's 130-109 loss against the Jazz. Johnson ended just three boards shy of what would've been his third double-double of the season but, more importantly, he surpassed the 20-point mark for the second game in a row. He has scored in double digits in all but one of his appearances as a starter this season and, while his numbers might decrease when LaMarcus Aldridge (knee) returns, he has done enough to remain a reliable performer moving forward, as he has posted strong performances on both ends of the court night in and night out.
Johnson had 26 points (7-11 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 7-8 FT), 10 rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block in Friday's 109-103 loss to the Lakers. Johnson executed his moves outside the three-point line, where he either shot immediately upon receiving the ball or charged to the paint. The sophomore made more three-point shots than he attempted in any game last season, perhaps a sign of the workload he could receive this ongoing campaign.
Last 7 Games
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