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New Orleans Hornets teammates Linton Johnson III (43) and Hilton Armstrong (12) vie for a rebound under their own basket in play against the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth quarter at Philips Arena in Atlanta, January 10, 2007. The Hornets defeated the Hawks 96-77. (UPI Photo/John Dickerson).
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Linton Johnson III (born June 13, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing in Italy for Air Avellino.

After a four-year college career at Tulane University, he began his professional career in 2003–04 as an undrafted free agent playing 41 games including 20 starts for the Chicago Bulls. He also played for the Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets and the Phoenix Suns, with whom he signed a 10-day contract late in the 2007–08 season. The Suns did not renew his contract, and on March 27, 2008, Johnson signed another 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors. After the contract expired, Johnson re-signed with the Suns on April 16, 2008.

Linton Johnson is the nephew of former NBA player Mickey Johnson.

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