PISTOIA, Italy (WYMT) - According to reports, Perry Central and WKU grad Justin Johnson will continue his professional stint in Italy. The forward signed a contract with OriOra Pistoia in Lega Basket Serie A in Italy.
Former WKU forward Justin Johnson (Perry Co. Central HS) has signed with Pistoia Basket 2000 in Italy's top-level Serie A league.— Anthony Wireman (@awireman) July 12, 2019
Johnson played in Italy this past season as well, averaging 16.7 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game for Cagliari in Serie A2.
In his time at WKU, scored 1,715 points and pulled down 1,057 rebounds. He was named First Team All-Conference USA his senior year.