Written by Ian Levy. He runs Hickory-High.com and also writes for IndyCornrows.com and TheTwoManGame.com (an ESPN TrueHoop Affilliate).
Last week Amir Johnson made Bill Simmons’ list of the 25 worst contracts in the league. The 5 year - 34 million dollar contract he signed this summer was ranked by Simmons at #20. I know, as with almost everything Simmons writes, fans with opposing opinions around the country are firing off angry emails to the Sports Guy about the perceived slights to their own favorite players. Today I’m going to take up the defense of Amir Johnson.