The Raptors are, unsurprisingly, pretty terrible. They have the second-worst record in the league and not a whole lot of hope for the future unless they try to rebuild (again) and try to see if they can get anything worthwhile for Andrea Bargnani.
So the last things fans need is something ridiculous like what Amir Johnson pulled last night. You can see it in the video, but basically, Johnson wants to touch the ball after a free throw… the ref doesn’t let him… they get into a tug of war like 6 year-olds fighting over a toy… and Johnson gets tossed for it.
THEN… Johnson loses his goddamn mind and throws his mouthpiece at the ref.
“I guess the ref didn’t let me have the ball so we kind of got into a tug of war,” he said. “No words were really said and he rejected me out of the game and I kind of lost my cool from there.”
Raptors coach Dwane Casey said Johnson’s actions were completely out of character.
“I don’t know what happened with Amir. He kind of lost his mind there for a littl