Amir Johnson Slaps Robin Lopez’s Shoe Out of Trainer’s Hand

Published on January 13th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 808 views

5 possessions. That’s how many possessions Robin Lopez played with just 1 shoe. So it was understandable why he looked so annoyed when Amir Johnson slapped the ball out of a trainer’s hand when he was trying to give it to the mascot abuser.

At least this incident didn’t happen during live play like when Will Barton threw Arizan’s shoes out of bounds last month.

The funniest thing about the Ariza incident is it wasn’t the first time a player has thrown his shoe out of bounds: Ron Artest did it back in 2009.


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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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