Nets Sign Armon Johnson for Remainder of Year

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.— The New Jersey Nets have signed guard former Wolf Pack Armon Johnson for the remainder of the season, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.

The Hug High graduate, who signed a 10-day contract with the Nets on April 9, has played in five games, averaging 4.4 points in nine minutes per game. The 6-3 Nevada product has scored a season-high six points three times, most recently vs. New York on 4/18.

Prior to joining the Nets, Johnson started the 2011-12 season with Portland appearing in one contest before being assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League. In six games with the Stampede, he averaged 11.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 6.8 assists in 27 minutes. He was recalled on January 15 before being waived by Portland on February 27.