Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson: 'I definitely know the fans will love me'

BY foxsports • July 28, 2015

The Boston Celtics made Amir Johnson their big free agent signing because he plays every possession as if it's his last. He's a sturdy spark plug with talent, someone who changes games on both sides of the ball and undeniably makes his team better. 

These are just a few of the reasons why Johnson knows he'll be embraced by his new fanbase this season. Here's what he said during Monday's introductory press conference, per

“I definitely know the fans will love me. I’m a team player, I’m a hustler...I play hard every game. So I know the fans will definitely love me. I know they’re great fans. I know back in the Detroit days, I’ve seen how rowdy they can get. So I know Boston loves their team for sure.”

This is a mutually beneficial situation. Johnson will help the Celtics win games this season and the Celtic will put Johnson in a great position to enter free agency at some point in the near future with the opportunity to make a ton of money on one more big contract. 

(h/t: Boston)

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