Darius Johnson-Odom

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Darius Johnson-Odom
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born(1989-09-28) September 28, 1989 (age 24)
Raleigh, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolWakefield (Raleigh, North Carolina)
CollegeHutchinson CC (2008–2009)
Marquette (2009–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Pro playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013Los Angeles Lakers
2012–2013Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
2013Spartak St. Petersburg (Russia)
2013–presentSichuan Blue Whales (China)
 
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Darius Johnson-Odom
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born(1989-09-28) September 28, 1989 (age 24)
Raleigh, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolWakefield (Raleigh, North Carolina)
CollegeHutchinson CC (2008–2009)
Marquette (2009–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Pro playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013Los Angeles Lakers
2012–2013Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
2013Spartak St. Petersburg (Russia)
2013–presentSichuan Blue Whales (China)

Darius Earvin Johnson-Odom[1] (born September 28, 1989) is an American professional basketball player.

Johnson-Odom was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2009, he transferred to Marquette University from Hutchinson Community College. As a senior, Johnson-Odom was named to the Preseason All-Big East First Team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Johnson-Odom spent three seasons at Marquette University before he was selected 55th overall in the 2012 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks, who immediately traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers.[3] Johnson-Odom was assigned to the Lakers' D-League team, the Los Angeles D-Fenders, several times during 2012–13 season.[4]

On January 7, 2013, Johnson-Odom was waived by the Lakers.[5] It was the final day for NBA teams to cut players on non-guaranteed contracts before their contracts became locked for the season. He played four games and had just 6 minutes in total for the Lakers, spending most of his time in the D-League where he was the D-Fenders' leading scorer, averaging 20.6 points per game.[6]

On January 24, 2013, Johnson-Odom joined Spartak St. Petersburg of Russia for the remainder of the 2012–13 season.[3]

He joined the Boston Celtics for the 2013 Orlando Summer League.[7] On September 25, 2013, he was re-signed by the Lakers.[8] However, he was later waived again on October 16.[9] On October 18, 2013, he signed with the Sichuan Blue Whales of China.[10]

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