Indiana Pacers second-round pick Alize Johnson shared a picture on Instagram of him signing his first contract.
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From a 5’9 PG at a 1A school to a 6’7 SR. Non-qualifier & 0 D1 offers. 2 yrs JUCO unranked. 2 yrs at a mid-major D1. 2x 1st team all-MVC. MVP at Adidas nation. 5th in nation rebounding SR yr. NBA combine invite. 2 college degrees. Picked 50th overall in NBA draft. NEVER give up! 📝 God is Amazing!
Johnson, the 50th overall pick, looked good in Las Vegas Summer League, showing his relentless nature on the glass, ability to guard multiple positions and talent in transition. He averaged 12.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game in Vegas.
The Athletic’s Michael Scotto reports that the contract includes one fully guaranteed season.