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The Celtics have had a sneaky good offseason

DeAndre Jordan, LeMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Love will all play at the TD Garden this season. Just not for the Celtics.Nevertheless, the Celtics have had a quietly successful offseason, bringing in quality talent while not taking a major cap hit.The acquisitions of David Lee and Amir Johnson are the most apparent of those under the radar moves. In fact, Alex Kennedy of Basketball...
Via Celtics Life
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson joins Team USA for showcase game

There were no Celtics among the 34 NBA players chosen for this summer's Team USA training camp, but with many of the biggest stars sitting out Thursday's USA Basketball Showcase, new Boston power forward Amir Johnson was among those invited to take part. Johnson came off the bench for the blue team, which had Harrison Barnes, Bradley Beal, DeMar DeRozan, Andre Drummond and Kenneth...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Amir Johnson gets some run with Team USA

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Because the national team will not compete in any tournaments this summer, a bunch of stars opted not to play. Most who did treated the event like the Rising Stars Challenge, an exhibition where shots are rarely...
Via Red's Army
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Celtics All-“Number Still In Circulation” Team

Amir Johnson is one of Boston’s newest Celtics. As a new member of the team, he gets to pick a new number. But, his options were a bit limited because, as he said… Every number 1-34 is basically retired. My first initial number, I picked No. 5, but I know there was going to kind of be some controversy with that because Kevin Garnett won a championship. So I knew that was pretty...
Via Red's Army
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson: 'I definitely know the fans will love me'

The Boston Celtics made Amir Johnson their big free agent signing because he plays every possession as if it's his last. He's a sturdy spark plug with talent, someone who changes games on both sides of the ball and undeniably makes his team better. These are just a few of the reasons why Johnson knows he'll be embraced by his new fanbase this season. Here's what he said during Monday...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Confident He’ll Fit In With Celtics: Fans ‘Will Definitely Love Me’

WALTHAM, Mass. — Amir Johnson has yet to play a game in a Boston Celtics uniform, but he’s already envisioning himself becoming a fan favorite. “For me, I’m easy to adjust to,” Johnson said Monday after being introduced alongside Boston’s other offseason additions. “I feel like the fans in Boston will definitely love me. Just my style of play, my personality, just like...
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson played for the Celtics once before

Earlier today, new Boston power forward Amir Johnson tweeted out these photos from his Instagram account: #Tbt celtics squad #90s 🍀 A photo posted by @iamamirjohnson on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:03am PDT #tbt been a Celtic #90s 🍀 A photo posted by @iamamirjohnson on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:59am PDT Based on the info pictured above in his bio, in 1996-97 (two years before the...
Via Celtics Life
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson’s Stint In Boston Won’t Be His First Time As Celtic (Photos)

Amir Johnson apparently has been a Celtic since 1996. The former Toronto Raptors forward joined the Boston Celtics earlier this month on a two-year, $24 million contract, but it won’t be the first time he’s played in green. Johnson shared a couple of Throwback Thursday photos on Instagram, showing off his time with the California Celtics as an adorable 5-foot-4, 100-pound...
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Celtics Sign Amir Johnson To Two-Year, $24M Deal

The Boston Celtics entered free agency quietly with a two-year, $24 million deal with Amir Johnson. Johnson, who has split his NBA career between the Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors, has the distinction of being the last player to jump from high school straight to the pros. Detroit drafted him 56th overall back in 2005. His lack of college experience makes him a 28-year-old...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Agrees to Two-Year Deal with Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are looking to make a couple sizable moves this offseason in free agency in order to take a leap forward in their rebuilding process next season. They were hoping to have a chance at Kevin Love, but the star power forward is re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Celtics have agreed to a two...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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