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Legends Acquire Melvin Johnson III in Trade with Raptors 905

March 4, 2016 - NBA G League (G League) - Texas Legends News Release

FRISCO, TX - The Texas Legends announced today that they have acquired forward Melvin Johnson III in a trade with Raptors 905 in exchange for Texas' own fourth round pick in the 2016 NBA Development League Draft. Trade is subject to physicals.

Johnson (6-6, 168, Arkansas State) averaged 15.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 32 games his senior season with Arkansas State. Johnson has played 67 games in the D-League with the Delaware 87ers, Reno Bighorns and 905. In 30 games with the 905 this season he has averaged 9.4 points and 3.3 rebounds in 17.5 minutes.

The Legends continue their five-game road streak in Los Angeles this Saturday, taking on the D-Fenders at 8:30pm CT. Fans can catch all the action live at

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