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Big Men, Little Attention: Ed Davis And Amir Johnson Are Quietly Incredible

In the NBA, the players who are labeled as superstars are the guys who score 25+ per game, throw down monster dunks, or shred some poor defenders' ankles. However, some of these "superstars" are extremely overrated, bringing less value to their team than their name would suggest. The players who don't get enough credit are the ones throwing their bodies at the rim for offensive...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Amir Johnson Supplies Much-Needed Energy In Rousing Win

BOSTON — Amir Johnson thought his Celtics teammates looked a bit flat when he got to TD Garden early Friday afternoon. So he decided to take matters into his own hands. “I had the rookie, Terry (Rozier), bring in his boom box and play some music in the locker room, just to get everybody’s vibe going and get everybody’s energy up,” Johnson said. “… Future, a lot of Drake...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Predicts ‘A Lot’ Of Trash Talk With Ex-Raptors Teammates

WALTHAM, Mass. — Amir Johnson won’t have to wait long to get a shot at his former team. The Boston Celtics host the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, the team Johnson spent the previous six seasons with before leaving for Boston in free agency this summer. The 28-year-old veteran obviously became very close with his Raptors teammates during his time in Toronto. But now that he’s...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 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...
Via NESN.com
July 27, 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...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2015  |  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

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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