Amir Johnson




SEASON 20.3 54.7 37.5 83.3 6.5 4 2 0.6
CAREER STATS 22.5 57.3 32 67.8 7.5 5.7 1.2 1.1


6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m


240 lbs

/ 108.9kg


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Isaiah Thomas had a game high, 37 points and dished out seven assists for the Boston Celtics as they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers, 107-106.

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Al Horford passes to Amir Johnson for the slam.

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Al Horford is trapped on the baseline but finds Amir Johnson in the paint for the slam dunk.

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Amir Johnson has his shot blocked but he grabs the ball and puts in the basket while drawing the foul.

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Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard combine for 32 points as the Spurs knock off the Celtics on Friday.

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Al Horford notches a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds, including a shot with seconds remaining to give Boston the lead for a 94-92 win over Detroit.


Isaiah Thomas scores 23 points and adds five assists to lead the Celtics to a 105-99 win over the Pacers.

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Otto Porter scores a game-high 34 points to help lift the Wizards over the Celtics 118-93.

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Gerald Green drops it off to Amir Johnson who throws down the strong one-hand slam.

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Emmanuel Mudiay scores a season-high 30 points as the Nuggets defeat the Celtics 123-107.


Avery Bradley tosses it from about half court, and Amir Johnson takes it out of the air to finish the alley-oop slam dunk.


Amir Johnson slams the alley-oop from Avery Bradley.


LeBbron James hits 30 points in the Cavaliers victory over the Celtics 128-122.


Isaiah Thomas scores 23 points with 10 assists as the Celtics hand the Bulls their first loss of the season, 107-100.

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Amir Johnson blows by Taj Gibson and nails the sweeping hook shot.


Marcus Smart throws the sweet dish to Amir Johnson for the easy dunk.


Jimmy Butler scores 24 points as the Bulls edge out the Celtics 105-99.

20161007 Season Preview Boston Celtics Roster

The guys discuss the roster for the Boston Celtics entering the 2016-17 season.


Kristen Ledlow catches up with the Celtics' Isaiah Thomas & Amir Johnson in Las Vegas during the Summer League.


Paul Millsap leads a balanced Hawks attack with 17 points and eight rebounds as the Hawks win the series over Boston, 104-92 advancing to face Cleveland in the Eastern Conference.


Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Averaged a career-high 10.4 points - scored in double figures 38 times... Ranked fifth in the NBA with a .562 (344-for-612) field goal shooting percentage... Led the team with 88 blocks... Collected 10+ rebounds 14 times and recorded 13 double-doubles... Nominated for the PBWA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for outstanding community service and dedication... Missed three games (Apr. 4-9) with a sore right ankle... Left the game at the 9:02 mark of the first quarter (sore right ankle) Apr. 2 vs. Houston... Scored the game-winning basket with 7.1 seconds left Mar. 28 vs. Boston... Passed Vince Carter for second on the team’s all-time blocks list Mar. 25 at Cleveland... Played in his 500th NBA game and logged a career-high 50 minutes Mar. 21 vs. Oklahoma City. Recorded 25 points and 12 rebounds against the Thunder... Scored in double figures in eight straight games (Mar. 9-21)... Scored 20 points Mar. 16 vs. Phoenix and passed Antonio Davis (405) for third on the Raptors’ all-time blocks list... Missed two games (Feb. 10-12) with a sore right ankle... Attempted a career-high 20 field goals Jan. 29 vs. Orlando. Finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds for his ninth double-double against the Magic... Totaled 17 points and eight rebounds Jan. 5 at Miami. Passed Andrea Bargnani (2,095) for third on the Raptors’ all-time rebounds list against the Heat... Averaged 13.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks during 14 games in December... Scored in double figures in nine straight games (Dec. 3-22)... Matched his season-high with 13 rebounds Dec. 22 at Oklahoma City... Collected a season-high 13 rebounds Dec. 18 vs. Charlotte... Led (or tied) the team in scoring three straight games (Dec. 6-10)... Set career highs with 32 points and 14 field goals Dec. 8 at L.A. Lakers... Scored a then season-high 22 points Dec. 6 at Phoenix... Recorded his 500th career block Nov. 20 at Philadelphia... Grabbed 10+ rebounds in three consecutive games (Nov. 8-11)... Became the 10th player in Raptors history to appear in 300 games Oct. 30 vs. Boston.

2012-13: Posted career highs in points (10.0), rebounds (7.5), assists (1.5), steals (1.0), blocks (1.4) and minutes (28.7) in 81 games … Ranked eighth in the NBA with a .554 (336-for-606) field goal percentage … One of 10 players in the NBA to gather 200+ offensive rebounds and block more than 100 shots … Scored 20+ points on five occasions … Led the team with 15 double-doubles … Grabbed double-digit rebounds 20 times … DND for one game … Averaged 12.2 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 34.8 minutes in 36 starts … Recorded a season-high six blocks Apr. 16 at Atlanta with five in the first quarter matching a team record for blocks in a quarter … Scored a season-high 24 points and matched a season best with 10 field goals made Apr. 12 vs. Chicago … Averaged 11.5 points and 9.3 rebounds during 15 games in March … Totaled 20 points Mar. 29 at Detroit … Left at the 10:28 mark of the third quarter Mar. 27 vs. Atlanta with a left leg contusion … Scored 18 points and collected a game-high 18 rebounds Mar. 17 vs. Miami … Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds Mar. 15 vs. Charlotte and became the eighth player in team history to record a 20+ rebound game … Scored 17 points (with a career-high 19 FGAs) and corralled a game-high 16 rebounds Mar. 10 vs. Cleveland … Came off the bench to record 23 points, shooting a team-record 10-for-10 from the field, with 15 rebounds Mar. 4 at Golden State; became first player in NBA history to come off the bench to record 10+ rebounds and shoot a perfect 10-for-10 from the field … Blocked at least one shot in a careerhigh 15 consecutive games (Jan. 20 - Feb. 20) … Earned his 10th double-double of the season Feb. 8 at Indiana and scored the game-tying basket as time expired in regulation … Recorded a career-high five steals Feb. 3 vs. Miami … Had 19 points and 16 rebounds Feb. 1 vs. L.A. Clippers … Poured in 19+ points in three-of-four games (Jan. 6-13) … Scored 22 points and added 14 rebounds Jan. 13 vs. Milwaukee … Made his first start of the season Jan. 6 vs. Oklahoma City and tallied 19 points … Grabbed six or more rebounds in nine straight games (Dec. 14 - Jan. 2) … Blocked five shots Dec. 16 vs. Houston … Suspended one game (Dec. 12) … Ejected with 5:01 left in the third quarter Dec. 10 at Portland.

2011-12: Contributed 7.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 24.3 minutes in 64 outings ... Averaged 7.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 25.9 minutes in 43 starts ... Shot a team-best .576 (196-for-340) from the field ... Led the Raptors on the glass in 19 contests ... Totaled 10+ rebounds on 14 occasions, with eight double-doubles (second on team, Calderon) ... Logged a season-high 40 minutes Apr. 13 vs. Boston ... Recorded 12 points and game-high 12 rebounds Mar. 30 vs. Miami for his eighth double-double ... Scored in double figures in five of six games (Mar. 2-13) ... Did not dress Mar. 5 vs. Orlando due to a sore right knee ... Set a career high with 13 defensive rebounds Mar. 4 vs. Golden State ... Dished out a season-best four assists and tied season highs with five blocks and two steals Feb. 29 at New Orleans ... Grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds Feb. 15 vs. Charlotte ... Blocked a season-high five shots Feb. 14 vs. New York ... Collected 10 or more rebounds in four consecutive games (Jan. 6-10) for the second time in career (Last: Feb. 2-9, 2011) ... Made first three-point basket since rookie season (2005-06) Jan. 11 vs. Sacramento ... Scored a season-high 19 points Jan. 9 vs. Minnesota ... Hauled down 14 boards Jan. 7 at Philadelphia ... Led the team with 10 rebounds during the home opener Dec. 28 vs. Indiana ... Recorded a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds opening night Dec. 26 at Cleveland.

2010-11: Averaged career highs in points (9.6), rebounds (6.4), minutes (25.7) and starts (54) ... Shot .568 (281-495) from the field ... Averaged 9.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and shot .564 (225-of-399) from the field in 54 games as a starter ... Led the team in blocks (88) ... Paced the club on the boards 17 times ... Had 15 games of 10 or more rebounds and 11 double-doubles ... Missed the last five games (Apr. 6-13) due to a sore left ankle ... Scored the game-winning basket with 1.4 seconds remaining Mar. 20 at Oklahoma City ... Returned to the starting lineup Mar. 18 vs. Washington after missing the previous three games (Mar. 11-16) due to a sprained left ankle ... Blocked a career high-tying seven shots and added 10 rebounds Mar. 1 vs. New Orleans ... Averaged 12.0 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and shot .602 (50-of-83) from the field in February ... Shot a perfect eight-for-eight from the field Feb. 23 vs. Chicago, becoming the fifth player in team history to go perfect from the field with at least eight shot attempts ... Did not play Feb. 11 vs. Portland due to a sprained right ankle, ending his streak at 135 consecutive games played as a Raptor ... Scored 10+ points in nine consecutive games (Jan. 21 - Feb. 4) ... Had 19 points and 12 rebounds, with a career-high six assists, Feb. 4 vs. Minnesota ... Averaged 12.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and shot .637 (86-for-135) from the field during 17 games in January ... Scored a season-high 24 points and tied a career-high with nine free throw attempts Jan. 28 vs. Milwaukee ... Played a career-high 42 minutes Dec. 28 at Dallas despite suffering from back spasms ... Had a career-high 16 rebounds, a career high-tying three steals, and 22 points Dec. 5 vs. New York ... Set career highs in free throws made and attempted shooting a perfect nine-of-nine Nov. 21 vs. Boston, connecting on two free throws with 2.7 seconds remaining to give the Raptors a 102-101 victory ... Recorded 15 rebounds, nine on the offensive end, along with 12 points Nov. 5 at L.A. Lakers for the teams’ first double-double of the season.

2009-10: Averaged then career highs in points (6.2), rebounds (4.8) and minutes (17.7) while appearing in a career-best 82 games ... One of two Raptors to see action in every game (Jack) ... Scored in double-figures 21 times and posted double-digit totals on the glass five times ... Posted a franchise single-season record by shooting .623 from the field (min. 200 shots), passing the previous record set by John Thomas (.577) during the 1998-99 season ... Led the team in rebounds six times and bench scoring 10 times ... Averaged 17.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 33.0 minutes during five games as a starter ... Averaged 18.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 33.5 minutes in the final four games of the season ... Played a season-high 40 minutes Apr. 14 vs. New York ... Set a career high with 26 points and matched career highs in field goals made (10) Apr. 12 at Detroit ... Had 18 points and a season- high 13 rebounds Apr. 9 at Atlanta with a career high-tying nine defensive boards ... Scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season Apr. 6 at Cleveland ... Made his first start Mar. 5 vs. New York and scored 14 points ... Attempted a season-high eight free throws Dec. 18 vs. New Jersey.

2008-09: Appeared in 62 games (with a then career-high 24 starts), averaging 3.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.97 blocks in 14.7 minutes ... In 24 games as a starter, averaged 4.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.04 blocks in 19.6 minutes ... In 38 games off the bench, averaged 2.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 0.88 blocks in 11.6 minutes ... Shot .642 (52-for-81) as a starter and .548 (45-for-82) as a reserve ... Led the team for a second consecutive season in field goal percentage at .595 ... Scored 10-plus points four times ... Played 20-plus minutes in 16 games, averaging 6.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, 0.50 steals, 1.69 blocks and 25.0 minutes ... Grabbed 102 offensive rebounds ... Paced the Pistons in rebounding four times ... Grabbed five-plus rebounds 21 times, including a season-high 14 rebounds in a season-best 38 minutes vs. Sacramento on Jan. 2 ... Tallied a season-high four blocks Dec. 27 at Milwaukee ... Blocked two or more shots in 17 games ... Tied his season-high with 12 points vs. New York on Nov. 26 ... Equaled his career high with three steals Nov. 5 at Toronto ... Posted a season high-tying 12 points at Charlotte on Nov. 3 ...
Playoffs: Appeared in three games, totaling two points and three rebounds in 13 minutes.

2007-08: Saw action in 62 games, averaging 3.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.32 blocks in 12.3 minutes ... Led the team in field goal percentage at .558 ... Paced the team in scoring once and rebounds five times ... Scored 10-plus points three times ... Played 20-plus minutes in 11 games – Pistons 10-1 in those games – averaging 7.1 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.82 blocks and 24.4 minutes ... Scored a season-high 14 points (5-6 FG, 4-4 FT) with nine rebounds vs. New York on Apr. 8 ... Grabbed five-plus rebounds 23 times, including a season-high nine rebounds on five occasions ... Posted a career-high seven blocks in a season-high 31 minutes Feb. 13 vs. Indiana ... Blocked three or more shots in nine games ...
Playoffs: Saw time in eight games, averaging 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 5.4 minutes ... Recorded playoff career highs in points (10) and rebounds (6) at Philadelphia on May 1.

2006-07: Appeared in eight games, averaging 5.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.63 blocks in 15.5 minutes ... Played a season-high 37 minutes at Boston on Apr. 18, scoring a then career-high 20 points (10-14 FG) and grabbing a season-best 12 rebounds ... Played 35 minutes vs. Philadelphia on Apr. 15 and totaled 12 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and six blocks ... Averaged 10.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.75 blocks and 25.8 minutes over the last four games of the season ... Drew nine DNP-CDs and spent 34 games on the inactive list ...
NBA D-League: Made two NBA Development League assignments during the season and averaged 18.9 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 3.13 blocks and 35.2 minutes in 22 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce ... Recorded 10 double-doubles ... Was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week for Apr. 2, averaging 27.5 points, 15.5 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals ... Scored in double-figures in 20-of-22 games, including a season-high 34 points (14-14 FT), with 14 rebounds, vs. Dakota on Mar. 30 ... Grabbed 10-plus rebounds 11 times, including a season-high 19 boards (10 offensive) Mar. 24 vs. Tulsa.

2005-06: Averaged 6.7 points, 1.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 13.0 minutes in three games during his rookie campaign in Detroit ... Scored a season- high 18 points (6-6 FG, 2-2 3FG, 4-4 FT) with two rebounds and two assists in a season-high 18 minutes Apr. 17 at Milwaukee ...
NBA D-League: Played in 17 games (12 starts) with the Fayetteville Patriots, averaging 17.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 27.7 minutes ... Recorded four double-doubles ... Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds Apr. 8 at Florida ... Twice scored a season-high 25 points at Florida on Apr. 8 and at Roanoke on Mar. 15.

Second-round draft choice (56th overall) by Detroit in 2005; June 23, 2009: Traded by Detroit to Milwaukee for centre Fabricio Oberto; August 18, 2009: Traded by Milwaukee with guard Sonny Weems to Toronto for guard-forward Carlos Delfino and guard Roko Ukic; July 8, 2010: Re-signed to a multi-year contract extension by Toronto.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Named a 2005 McDonald’s High School All-American ... Was selected 2005 Mr. Basketball in California ... Earned Los Angeles’ Player of the Year honours by the Los Angeles Times ... Scored 17 points (8-11 FG) for the West squad at the Roundball Classic (2005) ... Tallied seven rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes for the West team at the McDonald’s High School All-America game (2005) ... Averaged 21.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks during his senior season at Westchester ... Led Westchester to a state championship and a top-five national ranking

Full name is Amir Jalla Johnson…Son of Deneen Griffin…His sister, Indi, plays forward for the women’s basketball team at Southern University…Has nearly a seven-foot wingspan … His cousin, Kevin Burnett, is a linebacker for the San Diego Chargers … Lists Kevin Garnett as his favourite NBA player growing up and his hobbies include playing video games … Would like to study computer science in the future and learn how to design and develop computer games … Took part in the 2008 Celebrity Wheelchair Game for the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and the Detroit Medical Center.

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Season2016 20GP 404MIN 52FGM 95FGA 54.7FG% 63PM 163PA 37.53P% 20FTM 24FTA 83.3FT% 31OREB 49DREB 80REB 39AST 18TOV 11STL 13BLK 53PF 0DD2 0TD3 130PTS 6+/-

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