AMIR JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raptors' Amir Johnson will be a key player in series against Nets

Want to know if Toronto has a shot in this series? Check out how Amir Johnson is playing. It’s quite likely that Johnson’s health determines whether or not the Raptors can upend the Brooklyn Nets. Johnson, one of the NBA’s most under-appreciated impact players, makes everything work for Dwane Casey’s squad defensively. Not only does he do a fine job guarding his own man...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' Amir Johnson injures ankle in regular season finale

The Toronto Raptors ended the season with a loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday by the score of 95-92. The loss did not affect the Raptors' playoff position, but there is concern over the health of Amir Johnson heading into the Raptors' first round playoff match up against the Brooklyn Nets.Matthew Addie via Wikimedia CommonsRotoworld.com reported that Johnson appeared...
Via NBA Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson: Raptors Are Proud Of This Season

Amir Johnson beams with pride when asked about the Toronto Raptors record breaking year. “It’s a hell of an accomplishment,” Johnson said. “It is something we get to show our kids when we get old and we come back here. We can point up and say our team won that.”
Via Pro Bball Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Gives Back To Raptors Fans Big Time Again

No one on the Toronto Raptors does more for and with the fans off the court than Amir Johnson. “It’s big just letting the fans know they are part of the team,” Johnson said. “They are just as big as players – they are pretty much what makes this team. They have been supporting us since day one, so it is just a token of my appreciation to the fans.”
Via Pro Bball Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson takes fans to Medieval Times for ‘I Roll with Amir’ party (photo)

Toronto Raptors big man Amir Johnson often has gone to great lengths to ingratiate himself to fans of the team during his five seasons in Ontario. There was the time he participated in a “Zombie Walk” in the Toronto streets. He’s thrown out a ceremonial first pitch — a terrible ones at that — at […] The post Amir Johnson takes fans to Medieval Times for ‘I Roll with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' Amir Johnson likely to suit up tonight against Knicks

Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson went through practice on Thursday and is anticipated to be ready in time for tip-off against the Knicks tonight, according to Eric Koreen on Twitter.Johnson has missed the last three games with a sprained ankle, an injury he sustained against the Rockets back on April 2nd. In his absence the Raptors have gone 3-0 with Patrick Patterson stepping...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' Amir Johnson exits early in win over Rockets

Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson hurt his right ankle early in the first quarter against the Rockets. Johnson made his way to the locker room and was declared out by halftime. According to Josh Lewenberg on Twitter, Johnson was suffering from a sore right ankle. It is the same ankle that has been causing problems for him the past few months.Johnson only played three minutes...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Amir Johnson Scares Teammates In Win

Amir Johnson has been the Toronto Raptors iron man for playing through injuries. An unassuming steadying force at both ends of the court and Head Coach Dwane Casey’s go to big man, when it looked like longest tenured Raptor might be going down with a hyper extended knee near the end of the win over the Atlanta Hawks, it caught everyone’s attention. “He had my heart in my throat...
Via Pro Bball Report
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson ejected for ‘childish’ fight with referee David Jones, threw mouthpiece at him (Video)

Amir Johnson was ejected during the third quarter of the Toronto Raptors-Portland Trailblazers game on Monday after getting into a fight with referee David Jones over whether Johnson could touch the ball following a free throw. Seriously. Johnson wanted to touch the ball after Portland’s J.J. Hickson made a free throw line, but referee David Jones maintained control. They struggled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Raptors Amir Johnson wins the award for the NBA’s most bizarre ejection of the year

The Raptors are in the midst of a season for the ages, but for all the wrong reasons.  To say the team is struggling would be an understatement—the Raps have lost five in a row and 10 of their last 11 and have pretty well thrown in the towel on the 2012-13 season and it we’re only halfway through December.  Toronto lost to Portland 94-72 on Monday night in yet another putrid...
Via The Last Angry Fan
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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