Clippers Select Brice Johnson In Draft
The L.A. Clippers selected University of North Carolina forward Brice Johnson with the 25th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, held this evening at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Johnson, 21, was a consensus First Team All-American at North Carolina his senior season. The 6-foot-10 inch Johnson averaged 17.0 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 40 games (all starts), helping lead the Tar Heels to the NCAA National Championship Game. He led the ACC and was fifth in the nation with a UNC-record 23 double-doubles. Johnson had career averages of 11.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 148 career games (80 starts) in his four years in Chapel Hill.