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Wesley Johnson

27-Year-Old    SF,SG    Los Angeles Lakers

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

7.6

REB

3.7

AST

1.2

STL

0.9

BLK

0.6

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Wesley Johnson is, in fact, the highest drafted player on the Lakers' roster, picked at number four overall back in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He joined the Lakers last season after being waived by the Phoenix Suns, while still on his rookie deal, whic...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 205 lbs   DOB: 7/11/1987  College: Syracuse   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #4 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed one-year, $1 million deal with Lakers in July 2014.

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Johnson scored just five points (2-5 FG, 1-2 3Pt) with five rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block in 29 minutes in the loss to the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

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Wesley Johnson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 22 MIN 79 26.2 9.0 3.0 1.9 0.7 0.7 1.3 39.7 69.6 1.2 0.6 2.4 3.7 35.6 3.4 8.6 0.8 1.2
2011-12 23 MIN 65 22.6 6.0 2.7 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.8 39.8 70.6 0.9 0.4 2.4 2.6 31.4 2.4 6.1 0.4 0.5
2012-13 24 PHO 50 19.1 8.0 2.5 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.0 40.7 77.1 1.0 0.4 2.0 3.1 32.3 3.2 7.9 0.5 0.7
2013-14 25 LAL 79 28.4 9.1 4.4 1.6 1.1 1.0 1.3 42.5 79.2 1.1 0.9 3.5 3.4 36.9 3.5 8.2 0.8 1.0
2014-15 26 LAL 15 32.3 7.6 3.7 1.2 0.9 0.6 0.7 39.1 90.0 0.3 0.9 2.8 2.6 25.6 2.9 7.3 1.2 1.3
Rest Of Season Projections 27 LAL 59 31.5 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Wesley Johnson
Preseason Projections 27 LAL 72 28.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Wesley Johnson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Wesley Johnson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 32.3 6.3 6.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.3 40.0 100.0 0.0 1.0 5.3 2.0 16.7 2.7 6.7 0.7 0.7
Last 14 Days 7 32.9 6.3 4.4 1.9 1.1 0.7 0.1 34.0 81.8 0.1 1.3 3.1 2.1 6.7 2.4 7.1 1.3 1.6
Last 30 Days 15 32.3 7.6 3.7 1.2 0.9 0.6 0.7 39.1 90.0 0.3 0.9 2.8 2.6 25.6 2.9 7.3 1.2 1.3
Last 5 Games 5 33.0 6.4 4.6 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.2 34.3 77.8 0.0 1.2 3.4 2.2 9.1 2.4 7.0 1.4 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 33.7 7.4 3.9 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.6 38.7 83.3 0.2 1.0 2.9 2.9 20.7 2.9 7.5 1.0 1.2

 

Wesley Johnson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Tomorrow Minnesota Timberwolves Only available to RotoWire subscribers.
Sunday Toronto Raptors Only available to RotoWire subscribers.

 

Wesley Johnson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

1.  Wesley Johnson

2.  Nick Young

3.  Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers

True Shooting Percentage

48.0%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Wesley Johnson has a true shooting percentage of 48.0%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Wesley Johnson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 22 MIN 79 36.0 12.3 4.2 2.6 1.0 0.9 1.8 39.7 69.6 1.7 0.9 3.3 5.0 35.6 4.7 11.9 1.1 1.6
2011-12 23 MIN 65 36.0 9.6 4.3 1.4 0.9 1.2 1.3 39.8 70.6 1.5 0.6 3.7 4.1 31.4 3.9 9.7 0.6 0.8
2012-13 24 PHO 50 36.0 15.1 4.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 1.9 40.7 77.1 1.8 0.8 3.9 5.9 32.3 6.1 15.0 1.0 1.3
2013-14 25 LAL 79 36.0 11.5 5.6 2.0 1.4 1.2 1.6 42.5 79.2 1.4 1.1 4.5 4.4 36.9 4.5 10.5 1.0 1.2
2014-15 26 LAL 15 36.0 8.5 4.1 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 39.1 90.0 0.4 1.0 3.1 2.9 25.6 3.2 8.2 1.3 1.5
Rest Of Season Projections 27 LAL 59 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Wesley Johnson
Preseason Projections 27 LAL 72 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Wesley Johnson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Wesley Johnson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 22 MIN 79 2069 709 240 148 58 54 103 39.7 69.6 95 51 189 289 35.6 271 682 64 92
2011-12 23 MIN 65 1469 393 177 59 35 48 53 39.8 70.6 60 24 153 169 31.4 158 397 24 34
2012-13 24 PHO 50 953 399 123 34 22 18 50 40.7 77.1 48 21 102 155 32.3 161 396 27 35
2013-14 25 LAL 79 2240 715 348 124 86 77 100 42.5 79.2 90 70 278 271 36.9 277 651 61 77
2014-15 26 LAL 15 485 114 55 18 13 9 10 39.1 90.0 5 13 42 39 25.6 43 110 18 20
Rest Of Season Projections 27 LAL 59 1860 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Wesley Johnson
Preseason Projections 27 LAL 72 2020 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Wesley Johnson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Wesley Johnson NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2010-11 22 MIN 79 26.2 49.1 47.3 15.3 9.8 1.6 8.5
2011-12 23 MIN 65 22.6 47.7 46.5 11.1 11.3 1.0 6.2
2012-13 24 PHO 50 19.1 48.5 47.0 6.9 9.7 0.7 6.1
2013-14 25 LAL 79 28.4 52.2 50.2 13.8 10.0 1.4 11.0
2014-15 26 LAL 15 32.3 48.0 43.6 12.7 3.5 3.6 9.0
Rest Of Season Projections 27 LAL 59 31.5 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Wesley Johnson
Preseason Projections 27 LAL 72 28.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Wesley Johnson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Wesley Johnson 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Nov 26 MEM 29 5 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 2 1 4 1
Nov 23 DEN 42 7 12 2 2 3 0 3 10 1 1 0 3 1 11 3
Nov 21 at DAL 26 7 2 1 1 0 0 3 5 1 1 0 1 1 1 1
Nov 19 at HOU 36 9 3 2 2 0 0 2 6 5 5 0 2 2 1 2
Nov 18 at ATL 32 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 9 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
Nov 16 GSW 32 6 3 1 1 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 3 2 1 3
Nov 14 SAS 33 6 5 4 0 1 1 2 4 2 2 0 1 1 4 1
Nov 12 at NOP 33 10 3 0 0 2 0 4 9 1 1 1 5 1 2 2
Nov 11 at MEM 39 15 2 1 1 0 1 6 10 0 0 3 7 0 2 1
Nov 9 CHA 35 5 3 0 1 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 2 0 3 1
Nov 4 PHO 34 4 4 2 1 1 1 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 3 3
Nov 1 at GSW 33 15 4 0 0 0 1 6 9 1 1 2 3 2 2 4
Oct 31 LAC 30 5 5 0 1 0 1 2 8 0 0 1 2 0 5 6
Oct 29 at PHO 28 9 1 2 1 1 0 2 7 5 5 0 1 0 1 1
Oct 28 HOU 23 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 1 3 0 2 5

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

Wesley Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson's slow start to the 2014-15 season continues Tuesday against the Suns, recording just four points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 34 minutes.

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Johnson played a team high 40 minutes, scoring 15 points (6-10 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 0-2 FT) with eight rebounds, two assists, two steals, and three blocks Tuesday.

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Johnson left Monday's opener with a knee strain, but maintained he was fine, and played without restriction Thursday, scoring three points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), two rebounds and two blocks n 22 minutes.

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Johnson (knee) is expected to start in Thursday's preseason tilt against the Golden State Warriors after fully participating in Wednesday's practice, InsideSoCal.com reports.

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Johnson (knee) says he's fine after straining his knee in Monday's preseason win over the Nuggets.

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Johnson strained the patellar tendon in his left knee during Monday's preseason game and will be evaluated further Tuesday, sideline reporter Mike Trudell reports.

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Johnson, who played a lot of last season at power forward, will return to his natural position of small forward this season, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Johnson is currently the favorite to start at small forward this season, the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

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Johnson is poised to start at small forward in the 2014-15 campaign, Lakers' official site reports.

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Johnson signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Lakers on Friday, ESPN reports.

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Johnson registered a number of career-highs in 2013-14, averaging 9.1 points, 1.3 three-pointers, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.0 blocks in 28 minutes per game.

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Johnson recorded a double-double Sunday that included 15 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and one steal in 40 minutes as a starter.

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2014-15

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2013-14

With Kobe Bryant's return still up in the air, Johnson could see a favorable role when the season begins. Although Johnson did miss three preseason contests due to a strained foot, he has been practicing without difficulty and participated in the Lakers' final exhibition game. Johnson saw a decline in minutes last year compared to his 2011-12 season but still managed two more points per game. While Johnson's value may be higher with Bryant sidelined, his productivity in terms of points and rebounds will surely not be enough to provide fantasy owners with consistent output.

2012-13

Talking about inefficient scorers, Wesley Johnson didn't crack 40% shooting last year and shot just over 30% from three. He's an explosive leaper, but it just doesn't seem like he has the talent to have a featured role in the NBA. Leave him on the waiver wire.

2011-12

Johnson didn't live up to expectations as the fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft as he averaged just 9.0 points per game despite getting 26.2 minutes per game and shot just 39.7 percent from the floor. He'll likely begin the season as the starting shooting guard, but his hold on the job is tenuous. Still, he had games where he showed a spark on offense and his development may have been stunted by playing for the worst team in the league.

2010-11

Johnson was the fourth-overall pick in the 2010 draft after winning Big East Player of the Year honors during his junior year at Syracuse, though it was actually his first season playing with the Orange. Johnson wasn't aggressively recruited coming out of high school, and played his first two college seasons at Iowa State. He transferred to Syracuse after his sophomore year there; sat out a season, per NCAA rules; and then broke out as a junior. At 6-7, 205 (and with a 7-1 wingspan), Johnson is ideally sized for an NBA wing. He also possesses excellent athleticism, as his 1.8 blocks per game last season suggest. As far as NBA comps go, Johnson profiles a little bit like Luol Deng good rebounding and block numbers but with the added advantage of three-point range. The likelihood of him ever being the number one scoring option is low not for a good team, at least. At press time, Johnson is listed second behind Martell Webster at small forward on the Timberwolves' depth chart. Although Webster has his strengths, there's a good chance Johnson becomes the starter at some point if not for opening day. A hamstring injury limited Johnson to only a single Summer League game in Las Vegas, though the injury is not considered serious.