Originally written January 09, 2013 on Hip Hoop Junkies:
posted by Mike Masaya POUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night. FINAL SCORE: RAPTORS 90, 76ers 72 SEASON RECORD: 13W-22L POUND THE ROCK STAR #1: AMIR JOHNSON LINE: 19 pts (6-11), 7-8 FT, 12 reb, 5 astIn his last 4 games including the win against Philadelphia Wednesday night, Amir Johnson is averaging 13 points and 7 rebounds above his usual 8 points and 5 rebounds making the most of his starting role. Crashing the boards and making wise decisions on offense when it came to shooting or passing turned Amir into the leader on the court. Even with DeMar often being labelled the leader by default due to his scoring ability, this Raptors roster leaves room wide open for players like Amir to carry the team on any given night when the matchup allows it.POUND THE ROCK ST...
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