East Coast Senior Prospect Still Open

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free look at the individual game of East Coast senior prospect Kenny Johnson, who is coming off a fine 2010-2011 boy's basketball campaign for his high school team ...

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 basketball minded Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CLASS: Class of 2011, a graduating senior

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

Johnson produced 10 points and handed out four assists to help spark his team. He also had five steals to help Team Phenom chalk up a victory in the Peach State Summer Showcase. His team crushed Team Phoenix, 84-56.

DESCRIPTION OF HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Johnson is a tough player to stop near the rim and he is very effective grabbing loose balls and outbattling bigger bodies. Johnson averaged over five rebounds per game this past season.

AAU TEAM:

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

TOP GAMES FOR 2010-2011 SEASON:

Kenny scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in a rough defeat to Friends Central, 55-50, in a physical playoff battle.

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

Kenny averaged almost 13 points a game during the 2010-2011 season for AFS.

Previously, Kenny produced 23 points and grabbed five rebounds to help defeat a talented Trenton Catholic boy's basketball program. For his outstanding effort, Johnson was named the most valuable player.

In another key game this season, Johnson produced 25 points, scoring near the rim consistently, to help AFS defeat Life Center, 85-75, a program that has some talent too.


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