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Brooklyn Nets sign Alize Johnson to multi-year deal

Apr 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Alize Johnson (24) and guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) rebounds against New York Knicks center Taj Gibson (67) during the second half at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Alize Johnson (24) and guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) rebounds against New York Knicks center Taj Gibson (67) during the second half at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

A six-game audition with the Brooklyn Nets has resulted in a multiyear deal for forward Alize Johnson, the team announced.

Johnson, 24, averaged 7.8 points and 5.8 rebounds in just 13.3 minutes per game while playing on two 10-day contracts with the team. He agreed to the deal which reportedly could be worth up to $4.1 million.

A second-round pick by Indiana in 2018, Johnson played in 31 games over two seasons with the Pacers and averaged 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds.

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Johnson has excelled in G-League stints with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Raptors 905, averaging 18.9 points, 13.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.2 steals in 65 games (all starts) over three seasons.

–Field Level Media

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