Found December 12, 2012 on Hip Hoop Junkies:
posted by Romy AquinoPOUND 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:   NETS 94, RAPTORS 88    SEASON RECORD: 4W-18LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: ED DAVISLINE:  24 pts (11-13), 12 reb, 3 stl The Raps came back home after a brutal five game West Coast road swing only to have some key players missing on their squad.  No Bargnani. No Lowry. No Kleiza. No Amir Johnson (suspension). With an injury-riddled roster, Coach Casey was ready to let Ed Davis run wild on Wednesday night and Davis didn't disappoint. Ed Davis was like Patrick Ewing out on the floor, rebounding and hitting jumpers in the paint, making the most of this playing opportunity. And it was what the fans wanted, less Bargnani and more Ed Davis. Bargnani looks to be out indefinitely with a ligament t...

Raptors Injury News: Kyle Lowry, Andrea Bargnani Both Out

The Toronto Raptors provided an update on two of its injured players yesterday.  Both Kyle Lowry and Andrea Bargnani will continue to miss time.  Both have tears of some sort which will keep them off the court.  Lowry's injury is less significant, and he will miss less time.According to the official release, Lowry is expected to miss 10 days and Bargnani is out indefinitely...

Terrence Ross throws down nasty dunk against Nets

Since the Toronto Raptors haven't had the greatest start to their season, we've haven't heard much from rookie Terrence Ross.During tonight's Raptors/Nets game, Ross got a steal and decided to throw down a nasty-one handed jam in the mug of Marshon Brooks:

Nets finally shake off short-handed Raptors

TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors were short-handed, but it was the Brooklyn Nets who came up short for the first half of their game at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday. However, the Nets took advantage the Raptors' situation in the second half. Joe Johnson scored 19 of his 23 points after the break, and Brooklyn came away with a 94-88 victory before a crowd of 18,847. A combination...

Video: Kris Humphries stars in Funny or Die clip

Brooklyn Nets big man Kris Humphries can apparently do it all. In fact, his latest display of talents might just give the Dos Equis guy, aka "The Most Interesting Man in the World", a run for his money.Watch as Humphries stars in this exclusive Funny or Die video clip in which he appears to be a wizard at chess, a master at Battleship, a spelling guru, and a coveted taste...

Ref tries to block Kris Humphries

Look at the ups on ref Courtney Kirkland as he tries to block the Net’s Kris Humphries’ free throw.  Courtney needs to cut back on the caffeine, that was a bit of an over reaction.

NBA Referee Tries to Block Kris Humphries Free Throw (Video)

Not sure what the NBA referees a drinking on these days, but it seems like they are going crazy during Raptors games.  Two days ago we had the ref that got in a wrestling match over a ball after a free throw, now we have referee Courtney Kirkland trying to block Kris Humphries when he's about to shoot a free throw.  Craziness.  The only thing I can see that's happening...

J.R. Smith Levels Gerald Wallace

J.R. Smith absolutely blew up Gerald Wallace today during the Knicks 100-97 comeback win over the Brooklyn Nets.  Gerald came down the lane for a rebound and J.R. was having none of it, so he decided to stick it to Wallace for no good reason.  The result was Wallace on the ground in a great deal of pain. [SB Nation] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Nets 94, Raptors 88

Joe Johnson scored 23 points, Andray Blatche had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 94-88 Wednesday night, snapping a season-high five-game losing streak. C.J. Watson scored 16 points and Deron Williams added 12 as the Nets won for the first time since Nov. 30 at Orlando. Former Raptors Reggie Evans and Kris Humphries both had big games for the Nets...

It’s Goin Down in Brooklyn…Tonight!

Knicks @ Nets: ESPN 7pm   Knicks enter the Barclays Center for the second time this young season. The Nets got the upper hand in the last match-up with an overtime win. NY and Brooklyn battled back and forth in an evenly matched game in November, but NY ran out of gas in the extra period and the Nets went home with a hard fought win. This time around NY is firing on all cylinders...

Andrea Bargnani Says the Raptors Are the Worst Team in the NBA

In a recent interview interview with David Chinellato of the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Toronto Raptors forward expressed his frustrations with being hurt and the current season he and his team are having. He even went as far as to call the Raptors ‘pretty much the worst team in the NBA.’ From the interview: You got hurt at a bad time, both for the team and personally...

Pistons-Nets Preview

Now that the Brooklyn Nets finally have their first December win, they can focus on ending their struggles at the Barclays Center. With their starting center expected back, the Nets look to avoid a fifth consecutive home defeat Friday night against a Detroit Pistons team that has struggled to win on the road. Brooklyn (12-9) won seven of the first eight at its swanky new arena...

Nets-Raptors Preview

Coincidence or not, the Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of their worst stretch of the season while Brook Lopez nurses an injury. The struggling Toronto Raptors are dealing with their own woes, and they'll be without at least suspended forward Amir Johnson on Wednesday night when each team looks to snap a five-game losing streak in Canada. Lopez hoped his sprained right foot...
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