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Keldon Johnson
Keldon Johnson
Position: F
Born: 10/11/99
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:211 lbs. / 95.7 kg.
Salary: $2,145,720
But now, the cool parts: Johnson said he has several close family members and friends who have served or are serving in the U.S. military. When he told his parents, Rochelle and Chris Johnson, about being an Olympian, “my mom cried, my dad was choking up a little bit, everybody was like, because you know you pray for moments like this … it was a special moment.”
Friday morning, Johnson went into the team room at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where Team USA is staying, and Popovich asked Johnson, “Did your life change a little?” Johnson’s reply was, “What are you talking about?” because he doesn’t have Twitter. He hadn’t seen the various media reports that he was replacing Beal. “Then (Team USA managing director) Jerry (Colangelo) came up to me and he kind of broke the news to me,” Johnson continued. “I mean, I was lost for words. I didn’t really know what to say but thank you for the opportunity and trust in me to go over there and take care of business with the other guys.”
Johnson averaged 12.8 points for the Spurs this season. He said Draymond Green, Kevin Durant and Zach LaVine have been generous with their teachings during practices. He said being the 29th overall pick of the 2019 draft and becoming an Olympian after two pro seasons is not something he could have expected or even imagined, and he doesn’t want to rest on the laurels of his promotion. But now, the cool parts: Johnson said he has several close family members and friends who have served or are serving in the U.S. military. When he told his parents, Rochelle and Chris Johnson, about being an Olympian, “my mom cried, my dad was choking up a little bit, everybody was like, because you know you pray for moments like this … it was a special moment.”
Storyline: Olympic Games