James Johnson F TOR 20 Days

Johnson moved to the bench Friday against the Hornets as he put up six points, one rebound, one assist, one steal, and one block in 17 minutes.

Johnson was demoted to the bench Friday and it remains to be seen whether or not this change will be long-lasting. If that is indeed the case, Johnson's value will take a hit despite his ability to contribute in all categories.

James Johnson F TOR 21 Days

Johnson will move to the bench for Friday's game against the Hornets, TSN Sports reports.

Johnson will be supplanted by Terrence Ross on Friday. Although Johnson may certainly stay on the bench moving forward since that's were he began the season as Ross was given the edge.

James Johnson F TOR 25 Days

Johnson scored four points (2-4 FG) with two blocks and a steal in just 19 minutes during Monday's win over the 76ers.

Terrence Ross ended up getting extra run off the bench, as Raptors coach Dwane Casey was once again fickle with his frontcourt rotations. Johnson was still able to chip in some of the defensive stats which give him fantasy value, but if his minutes or starting spot are in jeopardy, he'll be hard to keep rostered in most leagues.

James Johnson F TOR 1 Month

Johnson scored a team-high 27 points (10-16 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 6-8 FT) with five rebounds, four steals, and four blocks in 35 minutes Saturday.This is what Johnson can do, but in the past he's been limited by inconsistency and playing time. For now, he's the starter on the wing in Toronto and is averaging 1.5 steals and 1.8 blocks along with 15.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in his last four games. If you are lacking in defensive stats, Johnson has the role that will allow him to produce for now.

James Johnson F TOR 1 Month

Johnson got the start at small forward Friday, scoring seven points (3-4 FG, 1-1 FT) with four rebounds, two steals and two blocks in just 19 minutes of court time during a win over the Hawks.Lou Williams, Grevis Vasquez and Terrence Ross all saw more minutes off the bench than Johnson, but he was still able to reward his fantasy owners with some defensive production. Raptors' coach Dwane Casey seems content to leave Johnson in the starting lineup for now, but his numbers could fluctuate wildly depending on matchups and Casey's rotation whims, making him tough to rely on in a lot of leagues.

James Johnson F TOR 1 Month

Johnson is starting Wednesday's game against the Wizards, Canada.com reports.Johnson will get the nod at small forward for a second contest in a row. In his initial nod Sunday versus the Spurs, he posted 20 points (8-10 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and four rebounds in 30 minutes.

James Johnson F TOR 2 Months

Johnson scored a season-high 20 points (8-10 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-4 FT) with four rebounds in 30 minutes during Sunday's win over the Spurs.

He didn't supply the defensive stats his fantasy owners might have been hoping for, but Johnson still stepped up with a very big game at both ends of the court. Expect him to remain in the starting lineup for the foreseeable future, which makes him a priority waiver wire target in most leagues.

James Johnson F TOR 2 Months

Johnson will start against the Spurs on Sunday.

Johnson will be taking over starting duties for Greivis Vasquez on Sunday. During his last time out against the Clippers on Friday, Johnson put up 16 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals in just 19 minutes of action.

James Johnson F TOR 2 Months

Johnson (hamstring) shot a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor Friday night in a comeback win over the Clippers, finishing the game with 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in 19 minutes.

This was Johnson's first appearance after missing four games, and was out of the ordinary for him. He mainly comes off the bench for the Raptors, and is averaging 7.6 points, 1.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game this season in 41 games.

James Johnson F TOR 2 Months

Johnson (hamstring) is expected to be available Friday night against the Clippers, Josh Lewenberg of TSN 1050 reports.

Johnson playing isn't set in stone, both because the decision to play could still rest on how he feels immediately before game time, and that he could need to be eased back in. Johnson hasn't played double digit minutes since Jan. 18, making him a dubious play due to lack of playing time.