East Coast Senior Prospect Having Solid Year

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at the individual game and regular season progress of senior guard/forward Kenny Johnson, an East Coast prospect who is tough to handle near the basket ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Kenny Johnson

HEIGHT: 6-foot-3

WEIGHT: 171 Pounds

POSITIONS: Small Forward/shooting guard

HIGH SCHOOL: Abington Friends School in Jenkinstown, Pennsylvania

AAU PROGRAM: Team Phenom out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CLASS: 2011, a senior prospect

JOHNSON'S TOP GAMES OF LAST SUMMER ON THE AAU CIRCUIT FOR TEAM PHENOM OUT OF PHILADELPHIA, PA:

Johnson produced 10 points, handed out four assists and was effective defensively having five steals to help Team Phenom win its fifth straight game in the Peach State Summer Showcase. The team defeated Team Phoenix, 84-56, according to the coaching staff of Team Phenom.

Kenny relentless competitive spirit helps him grab loose balls near the rim as shown by our listing of his best games over the past year.

DESCRIPTION OF HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

He is tough near the rim, able to score against the bigger bodies. Despite his size, he averaged over five rebounds per game this season.

AAU TEAM:

Team Phenom, a program based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, coached by Paul Gripper. "He's always been a top player for us, helping us win many games," said Coach Paul Gripper. "He is a hard worker, plays tough near the rim, much bigger than his size."

TOP GAMES FOR 2010-2011 SEASON:

Kenny recently scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in a tough loss to Friends Central, 55-50.

Previously, Johnson produced 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help his high school team defeat Westtown, 48-42.

Kenny is averaged over 13 points a game as well as six rebounds per contest. He does an effective ic job retrieving rebounds and scoring against the bigger bodies near the rim as evidence by his ability to ring up the numbers off the glass. In another key game this season, Johnson produced 25 points to help AFS upend Life Center, 85-75.


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