IBCA Hall of Fame

Mickey JohnsonName: Mickey Johnson

Year Inducted: 2011

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) Lindbloom High School
Aurora (IL) College (now Aurora (IL) University)
NBA:  Several including the Chicago Bulls
 

 

Biography:  Wallace "Mickey" Johnson played at (Chicago) Lindbloom High School.  He was not a star in high school but blossomed as a player and as a person at Aurora College.  During his collegiate career, Mickey averaged 26 ppg and 20 rpg.  Mickey was drafted in the 4th round of the NBA draft.  He played for several different franchises over his 12 year NBA career--notably the Chicago Bulls.  He averaged 14.1 ppg, 7.2 rpg and 3.0 apg as a pro.  After his career in basketball ended, he became a successful educator, businessman, community activist and law enforcement officer in his hometown of Chicago.