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Dennis "D.J." Johnson
Birth: Sep. 18, 1954
San Pedro
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 2007
Travis County
Texas, USA

Hall of Fame Professional Basketball Player, Coach. He was a guard for fourteen seasons (1976 to 1990) in the National Basketball Association with the Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics. He was a member of three NBA Championship Teams (1979 SuperSonics, 1984 and 1986 Celtics). Johnson was part of a Boston Celtics lineup which included Hall of Fame players Larry Bird and Robert Parish. During his career, he played in five NBA All Star Games and was named MVP of the 1979 NBA finals. After retiring as a player, Johnson served as interim coach for the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2002/03 season. In 1,100 career regular season games, Johnson scored 15,535 points with 5,499 assists. He collapsed and died suddenly during practice in the NBA Developmental League where he was a coach. He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame posthumously in 2010. (bio by: C.S.) 
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Record added: Feb 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18022238
Dennis D.J. Johnson
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Dennis D.J. Johnson
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
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