Former Pikeville star Johnson playing for Clippers


ORLANDO – Former Pikeville College (University of Pikeville) standout Haakim Johnson is playing for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers in the Orlando Pro Summer League.

Johnson has played professionally in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Germany and Mexico. The 6-foot-7 swingman is on a Clippers roster which features additional players from Texas, Penn State, Iowa State, South Dakota State, SMU, Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee Tech, Memphis, Campbell, Michigan State, Washington and Maryland Eastern Shore.

The summer league is scheduled to conclude Friday.

The Los Angeles Clippers’ summer league roster follows.

Los Angeles Clippers

Number, Name, Position, Height, Weight, College

1 Jordan Hamilton, F, 6-7, Texas

2 D.J. Newbill, G, 6-4, 210, Penn State

8 Diante Garrett, G, 6-5, 189, Iowa State

10 Nate Wolters, G, 6-4, 193, South Dakota State

12 Yanick Moreira, C, 6-11, 220, SMU

14 Patric Young, C, 6-9, 215, Florida

18 Amath M’Baye, F, 6-8, 215, Oklahoma

19 Liam McMorrow, C, 7-2, 275, Tennessee Tech

20 Geron Johnson, G, 6-3, 202, Memphis

21 Eric Griffin, F, 6-8 193, Campbell

22 Branden Dawson, F, 6-6, 193, Michigan State

30 C.J. Wilcox, G, 6-5, 195, Washington

31 Haakim Johnson, F, 6-7, 200, Pikeville

33 Royce White, F, 6-8, 268, Iowa State

42 Tim Parham, F, 6-9, 239, Maryland Eastern Shore

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