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Raptors Amir Johnson Says Lucas Nogueira Will Do Damage

The Toronto Raptors rookie center Lucas ‘Bebe’ Nogueira hasn’t seen much time in the NBA, but with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League recently, the 22-year-old from Brazil has been showing off his natural abilities and the results have been impressive. Amir Johnson has been watching and practicing with Nogueira all season and sees a lot of potential in the seven-footer.
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson is an Unsung Hero

The Toronto Raptors have been one of the biggest surprises in the NBA. We all knew they were going to be good, but not this good. As expected, much attention is being lavished on players who have been carrying their offense. Kyle Lowry is having an All-Star season, newly-acquired Lou Williams has been a lethal weapon off the bench and Jonas Valanciunas has been a decent scoring...
Via The Garbage Time
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Drake intros Raptors on 'Drake Night'

Apparently, Wednesday night was “Drake Night” at the Air Canada Centre, and the rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador had the honor of introducing the team before their matchup with their rival Brooklyn Nets. And he actually wasn’t half bad. Drake got a couple of good jabs in, saying Amir Johnson “recently got a tattoo of a Swiffer WetJet” — Johnson is a spokesperson...
Via NESN.com
December 17, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

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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