Amir Johnson News Archive
Johnson scored a staggering 36 points (14-17 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 4-4 FT) to go along with ten rebounds, an assist, two steals and two blocks as a starter Sunday in 36 minutes.
Johnson is expected to start in Sunday's contest against the Lakers.
Johnson scored 22 points off the bench in Friday's loss to the Suns. He added seven rebounds and three blocks in 33 minutes of action.
Johnson scored 16 points (7-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT) to go with 10 rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 33 minutes Tuesday.
Johnson was demoted to a reserve role Sunday, playing just 14 minutes off the bench, and contributing just three rebounds against the Nuggets.
Johnson is one of a couple Raptors players in danger of being demoted to a bench role because of the team's poor starts of late, TSN reports. "Whether it's a lineup change or a change in personality," coach Dwane Casey said, "we've got to look at something to start the game because we can't expend that much mental and physical energy to fight against all the teams we're going against, and that's what it's been the last couple weeks."
Johnson had six points (2-7 FG, 2-2 FT) to go with five boards and one assist in 32 minutes Tuesday against the Nets.
Johnson (illness) took part in morning shootaround and is expected to take the court Tuesday against the Nets, TSN 1050 Radio reports.
Johnson (illness) was limited in practice on Monday, TSN 1050 reports.
Johnson played just 25 minutes on Friday but scored an efficient 14 points (7-8 FG, 0-1 3P, 0-1 FT) with four rebounds and two assists.