Amir Johnson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Does Tyler Zeller make Amir Johnson tradeable?

    Celtics Blog "After Tyler Zeller lost his spot in the starting lineup and then eventually playing time altogether, Brad Stevens said that Zeller still had a lot to contribute to this team and would have a "huge role" as the season progressed. Over the last four games, he's averaged 20+ minutes per game and a..." February 08

  • Judge considers how much child support Amir Johnson should pay

    TSN "An Ontario court judge is considering how much child support former Toronto Raptors star forward Amir Johnson should be forced to pay the mother of his two-year-old daughter. Alana Jung, a 25-year-old college student studying early childhood education met Johnson several years ago and gave..." August 12

  • Former Raptor Amir Johnson agrees to $24M deal with Boston Celtics

    Toronto Star "One of the biggest fan favourites in Raptors history is gone. Amir Johnson, who wove himself into the fabric of the city like few players in franchise history, has agreed to a two-year, $24 million (U.S.) contract with the Boston Celtics according to multiple reports. Johnson was, along with..." July 02

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    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    Boston expected to show interest in free agent forward Amir Johnson, per source. Another possible target: Ex-Celtic Gerald Green.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Free agent forward Amir Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Eric Smith @Eric__Smith

    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

  • Amir Johnson takes high road from preps to NBA playoffs

    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

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Kyle Lowry (bruised left knee cap) and Amir Johnson (sore right ankle) are out tonight vs. Indiana. #RTZ #Raptors

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    RaptorsMR @RaptorsMR

    Amir Johnson (sore right ankle) will not return. #RTZ #Raptors

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    Eric Koreen @ekoreen

    Amir is out tonight. No structural damage. Just very sore

  • Raptors' Amir Johnson earns back starting spot

    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

  • Raptors' Johnson asks for bench role

    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

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    RaptorsMR @

    Amir Johnson (left leg contusion) will accompany #Raptors on 2-game trip to Det. & Wash. Is a gametime decision Fri. at #Pistons..

  • Amir Johnson enjoys career night in win over Charlotte Bobcats

    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

  • Johnson the heart and soul of the Raptors

    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

  • Raptors’ Amir Johnson true team player

    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

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    NBA Lineups @

    Raptors : Amir Johnson-F/C : Johnson will be back in the starting lineup Tues.

  • Hustle-master: Toronto Raptors' Amir Johnson.

    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