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AMIR JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 squares off against former team tonight, expects trash talk

Over the summer, the Celtics signed free agent Amir Johnson to a 2 year $24 million deal (2nd year non-guaranteed). The former Raptor was asked about Toronto’s interest in resigning him: Amir Johnson on free agency: "Toronto, they did come after me. But they obviously chose a different route." — Jay King (@ByJayKing) October 29, 2015 Johnson had played 6 seasons in Canada...
Via Celtics Life
October 30, 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

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

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 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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