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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:   RAPTORS 113, CAVS 99    SEASON RECORD: 7W-19LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: ALAN ANDERSONLINE:  18 pts (6-12), 5-7 3pt, 6 reb, 2 ast Matt Devlin called Alan Anderson the "Everywhere Man" on Tuesday night because he was doing it all for the Raptors: nailing threes, playing D, grabbing boards, you name it...and it was all off the bench. Anderson, who recently came back from foot injury, nailed five threes (three in teh fourth quarter) in the Raptors 113-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Toronto held the Cavs under 100 points and picked up their third straight victory. That's right....the Raps are on a three-game win streak. You're not dreaming.POUND THE ROCK STAR #2: JOSE ...
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