Johnson (May 16, 1920 – June 6, 2000) was an American professional basketball player.
He was born in Gonvick, Minnesota.
A 6'5" forward/center from Bemidji State University, Johnson played seven seasons (1946–1953) in the National Basketball League and National Basketball Association as a member of the Rochester Royals.
He averaged 8.7 points and 6.2 rebounds in his career and won a league championship in 1951.
In 2003, Monroe Community College in New York established the Arnold L.
Johnson Endowed Memorial Scholarship for student athletes.