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AMIR JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could Tristan Thompson replace Amir Johnson?

It appears as if Amir Johnson's time with the Toronto Raptors is coming to an end. Despite his growth as a player with the Raptors, not to mention being a fan favorite, Johnson just doesn't seem to fit with the Raptors' desired direction. It won't be easy to replace him, but Sean Woodley of Raptors HQ has a few ideas, such as Kyle O'Quinn, Thomas Robinson or, in a dream scenario...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Breaks Amir Johnson’s Ankles with Ball Fake

John Wall can change speeds and direction in a blink of an eye. Unfortunately for Raptors forward Amir Johnson, he found that out the hard way. Wall came off the pick-and-roll set by teammate Marcin Gortat, but as he noticed Gortat peeling off he pumped the brakes, causing Johnson to hesitate in his thinking for a second. His mind thought one thing and his body thought another. All...
Via KCM Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson hits friend with exercise ball in Instagram video

Thanks to the fun/crazy social networking world that we live in today, we can see our favorite NBA players doing some pretty funny stuff. Yesterday, Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson decided to post the below Instagram video which shows a slow-motion workout in progress. Watch as Amir takes the exercise ball that he’s working out on and tosses it in the direction of a friend...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors Draft Preview: Adreian Payne

In a most heralded 2014 draft class with no shortage of marquee names at the top of the draft board, the Toronto Raptors in a rarity for the franchise are sitting outside the draft lottery. With the #20 selection in the first round, in a draft class that has not received nearly enough credit for its depth, the Raptors pose to do some serious damage with the 20th pick. In ordinary...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: Who should go next season?

Part II of the two part series: what in the world are the Toronto Raptors going to do with their roster this offseason? In case you missed yesterday’s discussion on players I believe the Raptors front office would be wise to bring back, check it out here. For my money, it’s always easier to pass judgment on a player(s) who shouldn’t be a part of a given team because that...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors Amir Johnson Visits Ronald McDonald House Hamilton

The Toronto Raptors Amir Johnson took the construction obstructed Gardiner Expressway, Queen Elizabeth Highway and the 403 to Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon to visit Ronald McDonald House Hamilton (RMHH) in support of the Meals That Heal program. Johnson talked about why he visited RMHH and how much he enjoys making other people happy. (audio from Johnson and the RMHH CEO and a...
Via Pro Bball Report
May 14, 2014  |  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
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 12, 2014  |  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
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson goes ‘sporty chic,’ rocks jersey-vest thingy on Toronto Raptors bench (photo)

Amir looking dapper, rocking a jersey-vest on the Raptors bench pic.twitter.com/9tCYdlpAGk — Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) February 13, 2014 Now that’s a new, bold and interesting look. Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson has sat out the last two games with a bum ankle, including Wednesday’s tilt against the Atlanta Hawks. Instead of going the conventional […]The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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