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Dwane Casey chatted with me about the bump in confidence for Jonas Valanciunas and how tough it is to scheme for a point guard like John Wall.
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If you’ve been keeping up with me since I took over the basketball reigns here for Razzball Nation, you know I’ve had two guys I’ve been all about. Tobias Harris and Jonas Valanciunas. Yes the luminescent Latvian (LL). OK, so I’m not one to talk, I’m paler than an Icelander living in Seattle. But it sounded cool when I made it up.
At the ripe young age of 20, Valanciunas...
Jonas Valanciunas scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 88-78 on Wednesday night.
Valanciunas went 16 of 18 from the free throw line and DeMar DeRozan had 25 points for Toronto (28-47), which snapped a two-game slide after being eliminated from the playoff chase with Monday's 108-98 home loss to Detroit.
Over the weekend, the Toronto Raptors did something against the Washington Wizards that I've never seen before.After winning the opening tip, forward Amir Johnson and Jonas Valanciunas teamed up to screen Wizards guard Gary Temple.Watch as the duo set a screen that probably the Hulk couldn't get through:(Courtesy of Next Impulse Sports)
4/3/2013 - Air Canada Center, Toronto, ON
ESPN Boxscore - NBA.com Game Highlights
Call it fatigue in the second game of a back-to-back. Or late-season apathy. Or just your opponent getting the best of you.
Whatever you do, don’t call it winning basketball.
Despite throttling Toronto at home this past Sunday, the Wizards put...
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Wizards Projected Starting Lineup
With the Cavaliers having two rookies playing prominent minutes, WFNY thought it would beneficial to see how the fresh meat around the league is faring in comparison with the Cavalier rookies. Each week, we’ll have NBA rookie power rankings where we’ll rack and stack the freshman class of the NBA. The rankings will be weighted with the most recent games carrying the most importance...