Amir Johnson has 8-8 in 15 minutes for Raptors vs. Cs where defence has turned optional
8 mins into game, Amir Johnson checks in for Raps after missing four; about 40 seconds later gets first foul
DeMar DeRozan will sit, Amir Johnson off the bench tonight for the Raptors, who apparently aren't as keen on the 3-seed as we thought.
In case the "RT" wasn't clear...Amir Johnson is ACTIVE (could play) but not starting. Hansbrough starts. Vasquez starts for DeRozan (rest)
Tyler Hansbrough has been fantastic in place of Amir Johnson. Especially when playing PF not C. Just better at PF.
Amir Johnson would play if tonight was a post-season game. Full shootaround yesterday, full pre-game shootaround today. pre-playoff caution.
Casey on Amir Johnson: "He'll be a few days, where his ankle is, hopefully we'll get him a game under his belt before we hit the playoffs."
Amir Johnson again out for Raptors. Kyle Lowry will play both ends of back-to-back in his return for Toronto.
No Raptors shootaround today, so we won’t know until pre-game whether Amir Johnson Terrence Ross will play. Lowry will barring any setback
With Amir Johnson out, Terrence Ross does the traditional hang on the rim while swaying back and forth thanks to Jonas Valanciunas
In interest of clarity, re last tweet, Amir Johnson did not say Miami return was more likely. He just said he was feeling good.
Amir Johnson told me he was feeling “really good” but tomorrow in Miami still seems a lot more likely.
Amir Johnson is still a no go.
Amir Johnson went through full shootaround but still likely out
No Kyle Lowry (back spasms) or Amir Johnson (sprained knee) for the Raptors tonight.
Amir Johnson did not participate in practice. "Still sore, still limping, can't put weight on it," Casey said.
"Amir Johnson can't play but Patrick Patterson is a great four man off the bench," - coach Brad Stevens of Celtics.
Amir Johnson will be out "for a little bit," according to Dwane Casey. His sprained ankle is quite swollen.
No Lowry or Amir Johnson for Toronto tonight.
Keep in mind folks, the absence of Amir Johnson down the stretch / in the 2nd half was substantial as well. Game came down to 1 play/miss
Amir Johnson is out for the rest of the game with a sprained right ankle.
Raptors announce Amir Johnson is out for the rest of the game with an ankle sprain.
Amir Johnson standing next to Toronto's bench after rolling his ankle. Patrick Patterson now in the game for the Raptors.
DeRozan has a career-high 40, but misses two free throws with 45.4 left. Harden and Amir Johnson to jump it up.
DeRozan nearly missed entire backboard on a drive. Got just enough for rebound to fall to Amir Johnson for a layup and 2-pt lead, 1:54 left.
As has become the routine, Harden defending power forwards again tonight. First Patterson, now Amir Johnson.
I still remember Amir Johnson's career game in Kobe Bryant's return from Achilles rupture two years ago.
That Amir Johnson drive, basket and 3-point chance fairly well representative of very flat defensive effort thus far from Bulls.