Lowry & A-Johnson are OUT tonight for the #raptors. Casey wouldn't confirm who'd start at PF but says he's leaning towards Hansbrough again
Sporting News "When it comes to the debate around the NBA's age limit, forward Amir Johnson holds a unique place. Back in 2005, Johnson was chosen out of Westchester High School in Los Angeles with the 56th pick, by the Detroit Pistons. After that year, the league raised its age requirements, effectively..." April 25
Amir is out tonight. No structural damage. Just very sore
Toronto Sun "Asking to go to the bench seems to have sparked Amir Johnson, now that he's back in his familiar starting role. Johnson has sizzled over the past week since, as first reported by the Sun, requesting to be benched in favour of Tyler Hansbrough to help spark the struggling Raptors. Even though..." December 14
Toronto Sun "Every once in a while a player surprises you. That was the case Friday morning in Phoenix. Expecting to have a conversation with Amir Johnson about his new/old role coming off the bench and how energized he looked in that capacity in that forgettable loss in Golden State Tuesday, Johnson..." December 08
Amir Johnson (left leg contusion) will accompany #Raptors on 2-game trip to Det. & Wash. Is a gametime decision Fri. at #Pistons..
Toronto Star "It was one of those games, a dreary Friday night with the season coming to a close, two teams with little to play for playing down to the times and the circumstances. One of those nights where a lot of people just want the game to be over and they have an energy level akin to a body in..." March 16
Toronto Sun "Amir Johnson had no idea his night had been such a spectacular one. He was downright shocked to hear he had done something no player in the history of the NBA had done before. Perhaps it was because it came in a loss and Johnson, like many of the true professionals in the game, rarely get..." March 06
Toronto Star "There are two virtual certainties every time Amir Johnson plays a basketball game. One, he will find some way to weasel his way under the basket to grab an offensive rebound in traffic and either tip the ball back in or make one of those little jump hooks from about five feet at which he has..." March 06
Raptors : Amir Johnson-F/C : Johnson will be back in the starting lineup Tues.
Raptors HQ "If you asked Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey to describe his forward, Amir Johnson, he might say something along the lines of "Amir just gets the job done." And it would be very hard to argue otherwise. On a team that's lacked an abundance of hustle and grit since the days of Charles..." February 14