Panathinaikos OPAP Athens continued loading up its roster on Monday with the acquisition of forward Wesley Johnson for the next Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season.
Johnson (2.01 meters, 32 years old) arrives from a season he split between New Orleans and Washington of the NBA, where he has played his entire pro career. Last season, He averaged 3.7 points and 2.1 rebounds in 26 games for New Orleans, 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds in 12 games for Washington.
Johnson started his pro career with two seasons in Minnesota, then spent one with Phoenix, two with the Los Angeles Lakers and three with the Los Angeles Clippers. He has played a total of 618 career NBA games, including two playoffs appearances, averaging 7.0 and 3.2 rebounds over a total of nine seasons.
Prior to turning pro, Johnson played three seasons of university ball split between Iowa State and Syracuse.