Celtics’ Amir Johnson Pulls Little Kid Move With Robin Lopez’s Shoe (Video)

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Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson and New York Knicks center Robin Lopez

Photo via Amir Johnson of the Boston Celtics and Robin Lopez of the New York Knicks

Amir Johnson recorded one block Tuesday in the Boston Celtics’ 120-114 loss to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. He should’ve been credited with two.

Knicks big man Robin Lopez lost a shoe during the first quarter and managed to push through for a few possessions. When someone on New York’s bench tried to give back the footwear following a whistle, Johnson essentially said, “Yeah, not happening.” The Celtics forward swatted away the sneaker.

Johnson’s move was childish. It also was a little mean. The whole exchange definitely was hilarious, though, especially since Lopez didn’t take too kindly to Johnson’s good, old-fashioned “think fast.”

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