Larry Johnson (basketball, born 1954)
November 28, 1954|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Union County (Morganfield, Kentucky)|
|NBA draft||1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall|
|Selected by the Buffalo Braves|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Larry O. Johnson (born November 28, 1954) is an American retired basketball player who had a brief career in the NBA. He was a 6'3" guard and played competitively at Kentucky's Union County High School and the University of Kentucky (UK) from 1973–77. He was the first of three African-Americans from Union County recruited by UK.
Johnson was selected with the 2nd pick of the second round in the 1977 NBA draft by the Buffalo Braves. He played only four games for them in 1977–78 season, averaging 1.5 points per contest. Johnson would go on to play internationally for many years.