Orlando Johnson has signed a contract with Laboral Kutxa, according to sources.
Johnson first came into the NBA with the Indiana Pacers out of UC Santa Barbara and was most recently with the Sacramento Kings.
Orlando Johnson was selected as the 36th pick in 2012 by the Sacramento Kings but was immediately traded to the Indiana Pacers. Johnson was waived by the Pacers right at the trade deadline this season.Johnson signed with the Kings for 10 days on February 26 and was re-signed for 10 more on March 8 and since his contract expired the Kings had to sign him for the rest of the season...
Orlando Johnson was not signed by the Sacramento Kings after the expiration of his second 10-day contract.
The Kings had to decide whether to sign Johnson for the remainder of the season.
Johnson averaged 1.3 points in seven appearances for the Kings.
The Indiana Pacers waived Orlando Johnson to create roster space for the acquisitions of Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen.
“Orlando is a great kid,” Larry Bird said. “We appreciate everything he’s done for us and hope he has a long and successful career.”
The Pacers acquired Johnson in a draft day trade in 2012.
February 21, 2014