When James Johnson gets the opportunity to play big minutes, he can produce well enough for Fantasy players, especially in Rotisserie leagues. In 2014-15, for instance, he averaged 7.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 combined blocks and steals in just 19.6 minutes per game. However, he saw both his role and his effectiveness decrease last season with the Raptors, a trend he is hoping to reverse on a one-year contract with the Heat. He could be a useful replacement for Luol Deng for Miami, and if he earns 20-plus minutes per game, will certainly be worth a look in Fantasy. However, you won’t need or want to invest much more than a late-round pick in Johnson in category-based leagues only.
Source: CBS Sports Headlines / 2016 Outlook: James Johnson