As we learned last night, the Boston Celtics were targeting forward free agent Amir Johnson.
The talks have come to fruition, and the price is $24 million over 2 years, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski:
Free agent forward Amir Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015
Amir Johnson's agreement with Boston will pay him $24 million over two years, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015
The 6'9" power forward forward made $7 million during the 2014-2015 season with the Toronto Raptors, and averaged 9.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, with an average of 26.4 minutes played per game.
Update: According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett, the second year of Johnson's contract is not guaranteed:
Deals w/Amir Johnson and Jerebko have non-guaranteed 2nd years. Full story on Celtics' FA pursuits just posted. http://t.co/X5TpLH5Qtt— Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 1, 2015
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