Alize Johnson plays basketball professionally and played in the National Basketball Association. He last played for the New Orleans Pelicans. He was also a player in the NBA G League. In 2021, he was named to the All-NBA G League Second Team.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Alize DeShawn Johnson was born on April 22, 1996. His birthplace is Williamsport, Pennsylvania. His parents are Chanelle and David. He is cousins with Chevon Troutman who plays basketball for international leagues. He attended Missouri State University. Johnson is active in charity work, mostly for his hometown.

Johnson stands 203 cm and his weight was last listed as 96 kg. He is a right-handed player and he usually plays Power Forward.

Position Power Forward
Height / weight 2.03 m / 96 kg
Born 22 Apr 1996
Nationality United States United States
Team History
216 washington wizards Washington 2021 - 2022
221 new orleans pelicans New Orleans 2022
Raptors 905 2021
3015 brooklyn nets Brooklyn 2021
207 chicago bulls Chicago 2021
Fort Wayne Mad Ants 2018 - 2020
210 indiana pacers Indiana 2018 - 2020

College Basketball

He did not receive college offers after high school. As a result, he went on to attend Frank Phillips College. For his final two years, he attended Missouri State. While there, he was named the MVC Newcomer of the Year.

In 2017, he declared for the NBA, forgoing his remaining year of college eligibility.


He was selected by the Indiana Pacers during the 2018 NBA draft. He was picked in the second round and he was their 50th overall pick. He debuted in the NBA in October of that year after he signed with the team earlier in July.

In 2020, he played for the Toronto Raptors after he signed an Exhibit 10 deal with the team. He was later signed to play for their affiliate G League team, the Raptors 905. In March 2021, he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

He later signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls in 2021. They waived him in December of that year. A couple of days later, he was signed by the Washington Wizards to a 10-day contract. In March 2022, he signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Career Highlights:

  • 2021 - All-NBA G League Second Team
  • 2017, 2018 - First-team All-MVC
  • 2017 - MVC Newcomer of the Year

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