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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment with hard labor.” Further, the Commission advised that “Mr.
Johnson is no longer subject to a death sentence” and that “the threat of irreparable damage [with regard to] Mr.
Johnson no longer faces circumstances of imminent danger and irreparable harm, it is appropriate to rescind the provisional measures ordered in his favor.
www.corteidh.or.cr /seriee_ing/james_se_17.doc   (829 words)

  
 WPIAL Class A/Boys: Sewickley captures title, 56-39   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson scored 15 points -- 12 in the second half to lead Sewickley Academy to a 56-39 win against Vincentian in the WPIAL boys' Class A championship last night at the Palumbo Center.
Johnson, who also had 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists and a blocked shot, and teammate Ryann Bradford, who also transferred from Allderdice, were ineligible for the first seven games this season while the WPIAL determined whether the transfers were for athletic intent.
Johnson scored Sewickley's first five points of the second half, then assisted on a basket by George Raftis that gave the Panthers a 31-24 lead with 4:25 remaining in the quarter.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04059/278754.stm   (675 words)

  
 Transition game: Pistons won't rush teen Johnson - 10/17/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Rookie Amir Johnson might visit the NBDL team in Fayetteville, N.C., when the Pistons are spending time on the road this season.
Johnson has impressed with his athleticism, but, as expected, he remains well below the curve in terms of understanding the game, especially the nuances of coach Flip Saunders' offensive and defensive systems.
Johnson very nearly fell through one of the few holes in the NBA scouting web, which is partly why the Pistons were in position to draft him with the 56th overall pick.
www.detnews.com /2005/pistons/0510/17/D04-350942.htm   (903 words)

  
 DraftExpress - NBA Draft, NCAA/International Basketball Website.
Amir’s sheer athletic ability will allow him to be a solid defender at whatever level he decides to play at next year.
Johnson has all of the tools you can ask for in a post player, the question is whether he will actually put them to use or not.
I remain confident that as long as Amir is able to land on an NBA roster, their strength and conditioning coaches will have an absolute field day with him and turn him into the physical specimen that his frame has the potential to be.
www.draftexpress.com /viewprofile.php?p=293   (1070 words)

  
 Fayetteville Online - Current Article Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Amir Johnson had an unusual reaction when he was informed that he would be leaving the NBA’s best team to come to Fayetteville and play in the Development League.
Johnson, a 6-foot-9 rookie with the Detroit Pistons, had played in just one game this season when summoned last week to the office of the team’s president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars.
Johnson will be one of four players in a Fayetteville uniform who have appeared an NBA game this season.
www.fayettevillenc.com /article?id=227710   (804 words)

  
 Pistons rookie adjusts to NBA life as teenager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Instead, Johnson brought his mother, Deneen Griffin, with him to live with him in his Troy, Mich., apartment and help with the transition from high school to the NBA.
Johnson, raised in Los Angeles, left behind his friends, many of whom are playing college basketball, along with roughly 20 family members.
Johnson said he raised his grades at a prep school before transferring to Westchester High, where he improved in the classroom and thrived on the court, helping his team win a state championship in his senior year.
www.azcentral.com /rsslinks/114929   (392 words)

  
 2005 High School Slam Dunk Competition
Amir Johnson: The 6'11 Louisville recruit was quite possibly the most impressive dunker in round one.
Amir Johnson: Amir started the finals off by missing a good number of dunks, giving himself no chance of taking home the crown.
Amir did however legitimately dunk from the foul line on his next dunk, showing the great athleticism he possesses in his 6'11 frame.
www.streetballin.net /2005highschooldunkcomp.html   (845 words)

  
 Jeannette loses in PIAA second round - PittsburghLIVE.com
Johnson, who will play at Radford University, scored a game-high 35 points, and Bradford chipped in with 29 to lead Quaker Valley to an 80-62 victory over Jeannette (24-4).
Johnson and Bradford led the way scoring nine and six points, respectively, during that run.
Johnson and Bradford were unstoppable in the first half.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/sports/s_433829.html   (562 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Fantasy Sports
ET Amir Johnson reportedly had 18 points on Monday.
Pistons recalled Amir Johnson from Fayetteville of the Developemental League.
Amir Johnson will be sent to the NBDL's Fayetteville (N.C.) Patriots, the Pistons' affiliate.
fantasybasketball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=NBA&id=1179   (154 words)

  
 Amir Johnson declares for draft
Pitino said that Johnson's declaration was expected and that the player is using it to keep his options open should he not post a qualifying score on the SAT, which he is scheduled to take next week.
Pitino said Johnson has told him he would jump into the draft if he were projected as a first-round pick.
Johnson, who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds per game at Westchester High School last season, is the highest-rated of the Cardinals' seven-man recruiting class.
www.courier-journal.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050515/SPORTS02/505150526/1002/SPORTS   (369 words)

  
 Eve Pyle, Oakland Catholic / Amir Johnson, Quaker Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson said he and Bradford left Sewickley Academy because they couldn't handle the academics.
Johnson's legal guardian is Bradford's mother, Terry, and they lived in Sewickley.
Johnson and Bradford were welcome additions to Quaker Valley.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05013/441567.stm   (819 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson, averaging 21 points and 15 rebounds per game this season, was recently ranked as the 18th-best basketball prospect in the nation by Rivals.com.
Johnson, an incredible leaper with great ballhandling skills, has not been starting recently because of an ankle injury.
Johnson, who averages 20 points and eight rebounds per game, is expected to play Saturday.
www.insidebayarea.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2612894   (545 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Westchester aims for banner moment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
But Westchester was banned from the playoffs by the Los Angeles City Section of the California Interscholastic Federation, which ruled that the school improperly recruited Amir Johnson, a 6-10, 215-pound center-forward who is one of the best high school players in the country, from another city high school, Verbum Dei.
Johnson was forced to sit out most of the season.
Azzam was looking forward to getting a full season from his star in the middle, but Johnson broke a bone in his foot last week and is expected to be out of action until at least late December.
www.usatoday.com /sports/preps/basketball/2004-11-16-westchester_x.htm?csp=34   (890 words)

  
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Terms of the deals were not disclosed, and Johnson's agent did not return a call for comment.
Johnson, a 6-foot-9 forward from Los Angeles Westchester, was the 2005 Mr.
Johnson averaged 8.8 points, while Acker was second on the team with 14.4 points.
www.wzzm13.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=42904   (255 words)

  
 CardinalSports.com - Report: Amir Johnson could still be a Card?
After hearing about Johnson's pro potential for most of the winter and spring, rumors have been circulating in recent weeks that Johnson is still considering college.
Johnson, a 6-10 post player from Los Angeles, Calif. and the Cardinals' highest-ranked recruit at No. 18 in the nation, signed with Louisville last November, but has had NBA scouts at many of his high school games.
Another factor effecting the big men's decisions is the potential for a 20-year rule expected to be implimented by the NBA player's association after their next meeting in early summer.
louisville.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=412350   (597 words)

  
 Detroit Pistons Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Displeased with the team's location in downtown Detroit, Davidson moved them to the suburb of Pontiac in 1978, where they played in the mammoth Silverdome, a structure built for professional football (the Silverdome was also the home of the Detroit Lions at the time).
Larry Bird stole the inbound pass and passed it to Dennis Johnson for the game-winning layup.
The Pistons summarily won all three games in Portland, clinching the title in Game 5 when Vinnie Johnson sank an 18 foot jumper with 00.7 seconds left in the game (this shot earned Johnson a new nickname in Detroit, 007, along with his original moniker, The Microwave).
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Detroit_Pistons   (2508 words)

  
 Cards Among Nation's Elite Classes with Seven Signees :: Pitino meets with the media to discuss U of L's recruiting ...
Johnson sat out last season after transferring to Westchester High School, where he will play his senior year.
"Amir is one of the premier frontcourt players in high school basketball," said Pitino.
Johnson is the most highly-rated member of the Cardinals's current recruiting class, ranking ninth nationally among high school seniors by both The Hoop Scoop and Prep Star Basketball, 18th overall by RivalsHoops and No. 20 by The Sporting News.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-baskbl/stories/111204abf.html   (1514 words)

  
 Blogger: Email Post to a Friend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson, a 6-foot-9, 204-pound power forward from Los Angeles, Calif. committed to the Cardinals last June.
He was ranked the 18th player in the country by Rivals.com and was named California's Mr.
'Johnson is a shot blocker and runs the floor well, where David we've taken him and instead of making him a center, we've made him a guard.'
www.blogger.com /email-post.g?blogID=5053163&postID=111790708690254059   (247 words)

  
 Scout.com: Johnson enters draft, will re-take SAT next week
That Amir Johnson declared his intention to enter the 2005 National Basketball Association Draft shouldn't have surprised University of Louisville fans.
Still needing a qualifying Standardized Aptitude Test to be eligible as a freshman next fall at U of L, Johnson's move is viewed by Pitino as a safety measure in case the 6-foot-9 McDonald's All-America forward doesn't achieve a requisite test score.
According to various NBA Draft projections, Johnson, who scored just one-point in the McDonald's All-American game last month in South Bend, Indiana, isn't expected to be selected in the first round should he elect to keep his name in the draft.
louisville.scout.com /2/379036.html   (378 words)

  
 Onnidan News:
Johnson C. Smith vs Fayetteville State (Oct 21, 2003 at Fayetteville, NC) SACKS (UA-A): Johnson C. Smith-JACKSON,Justin 2-1; LEE,Lewis 0-1; NELSON,Christop 1-0.
J 2-10 F29 Timeout Johnson C. Smith, clock 02:45.
F 1-20 F50 Timeout Johnson C. Smith, clock 03:08.
www.onnidan.com /03-04/football/stats/week9/fsu-jcsu.htm   (3565 words)

  
 Johnson appears headed to NBA
University of Louisville signee Amir Johnson, a McDonald's All-American who was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 56th overall selection in the National Basketball Association draft, expects to sign with an agent today, a representative of the Washington D.C.-based SFX Sports Group said yesterday.
Johnson had said he'd attend U of L if he weren't a first-round selection, but ESPN's Andy Katz reported Tuesday night that Johnson had hired SFX that day.
Amir Johnson is to sign with an agent today after being drafted in the second round.
www.courier-journal.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050701/SPORTS02/507010440/1002/SPORTS   (253 words)

  
 StudentSports.com - Preseason boys basketball FAB 50 rankings
But the 6-foot-10 Johnson, who is a University of Louisville recruit and a consensus Top 25 prospect in the national Class of 2005, will be eligible after playing in just four games last season and that could be the difference in the team’s bid to win its third state title in four years.
Johnson is one of the nation’s premier shot blockers and the backstop for Westchester’s vaunted full-court pressure defense.
Johnson, who has committed to Stanford, also happens to be one of the top point guards in the West.
studentsports.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=344299   (3669 words)

  
 Fayetteville Online - Current Article Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
One day, Amir Johnson probably will be an answer to a trivia question.
Johnson’s stickback dunk with 1:59 remaining provided two of Fayetteville’s 31 second-chance points and gave the Patriots (14-26) a four-point lead.
Johnson, drafted 56th overall last year by Detroit out of Westchester (Calif.) High School, missed the closing minute of Sunday’s game after turning his right ankle when he came down from his fifth offensive rebound.
www.fayettevillenc.com /article?id=228956   (455 words)

  
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When the Pistons open the preseason tonight at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, rookies such as Alex Acker, Amir Johnson and Jason Maxiell will pull on NBA jerseys, step on the court and try to score professional points, all for the first time.
But Acker and Johnson seem to be keeping their excitement - and the pressure of making an impression - in check.
Johnson has a guaranteed contract, but at 18, he might have trouble finding playing time on a team filled with veterans.
www.wzzm13.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=45300   (768 words)

  
 10-year-old held in slaying of boy, 3 -- Beating with bat and sex assault called 'horrific'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The dead boy, Amir Beeks, was lured away from the Inman Branch Library in the Colonia section of Woodbridge by the older boy on Wednesday afternoon, and was bludgeoned and assaulted near the suspect's home about a block away, authorities said.
Amir was rushed to JFK Medical Center in Edison and placed on life support, while his mother, Rosalyn Singleton, and other relatives kept vigil.
Katherine Johnson, Amir's aunt, said police told her the 10-year-old hit Amir on the head with a baseball bat and dragged him inside a plastic playhouse in his back yard.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/878237/posts   (3831 words)

  
 ABCD Camp Day Two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
For U of L fans the day was marked by the appearance of Amir Johnson, a verbal pf commit from California.
Amir Johnson arrived at the venue for his first game, all 6-9 and 215 pounds of him.
Johnson is a high-energy player especially on defense around the basket.
cardinalempire.com /ABCD_Day_Two.htm   (514 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NBA - Louisville recruit Johnson declares for NBA draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Johnson will not retain an agent and could pull out of the draft -- but not necessarily because of on-the-court performance.
Johnson is not yet academically eligible to play college basketball as a freshman, but if his academic status improves he could take his name out of the draft and join the Cardinals for 2005-06.
Johnson is considered the star of a seven-man Louisville recruiting class that is ranked among the nation's best.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/news/story?id=2060225   (429 words)

  
 Fullcourt Press Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Joining McGee on the Louisville recruiting wagon this weekend was 6'9" Amir Johnson (Westchester/Los Angeles CA) who is as good a "run-and-jump" post athlete as there is in the nation, but still sorely lacking offensive skills that measure up to his tremendous agility and athleticism.
Johnson should also benefit from Pitino's ability to develop players' offensive skills, but should quickly table all the "HS-to-NBA" talk now starting to circulate around him by those close to him.
However, Marcus resisted the temptation to commit on the spot last weekend since he has yet to officially visit Syracuse and the Orangemen and Cardinals form the top tier of his favorite schools at the moment.
www.fullctpress.net /daily_articles/tidbits_061504.html   (1147 words)

  
 Fullcourt Press Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Boykin's impressive performance at the Cal Hoop Challenge was preceded by a triple-double effort (31 points, 13 boards and 10 assists) against Hamilton (Los Angeles) the night before.
After a slow start since returning to action less than a month ago, 6'10" Amir Johnson (Westchester) is beginning to warm-up as his 26 points (14 of them in the decisive 4th quarter), 14 boards and 6 blocks in a 68-60 win over city-rival Fairfax demonstrated.
Mahoney (a 2004 adidas Superstar Camp invitee) is having a very respectable junior campaign at the Hill (including a 20 point/5 assist effort versus Valley Forge Military Academy) and is hearing from the likes of Pepperdine, DePaul, Stanford, UNC-Greensboro, Colgate, Navy, Lehigh, Cornell, Bucknell, Yale, Davidson, Toledo and Youngstown State.
www.fullctpress.net /daily_articles/tidbits_012805.htm   (324 words)

  
 NBADraft.net | 2005-06 Detroit Pistons Preview
Delfino is an overrated prospect who has done little in the NBA to validate the hype he had generated before the 2003 draft.
Maxiell was a bit of a reach at No. 26, but he comes equipped with the blue-collar Pistons mentality and will be a nice insurance policy in case Antonio McDyess's injury problems resurface this season.
Johnson is a long-term project with more upside than he knows what to do with (whatever that means).
nbadraft.net /2005-06pistons001.asp   (874 words)

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