Toronto Raptors Veterans Ready For Playoff Slugfest

When it comes to the playoffs, it doesn’t matter who you face, it’s going to be a slugfest and the Toronto Raptors are going to need their handful of playoff tested veterans to help take their younger and more skilled teammates beyond the first round. “We aren’t going to back down from anybody,” John Salmons said.
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Tempers flare as Pacers fall to Raptors 102-94

TORONTO -- Late in the third quarter Friday night, some jostling between John Salmons and Paul George turned into a shoving match. The dust-up brought the cheering crowd at the Air Canada Centre to its feet and earned both players matching technical fouls. But even more, said Salmons, it showed that the Toronto Raptors won't be pushed around. Terrence Ross led the way with 24...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George gets in John Salmons face after push in the back

Tonight’s Toronto Raptors-Indiana Pacers game had a playoff-type atmosphere and there was some heated tension on the court after a confrontation between Paul George/John Salmons. It happened after the two got tangled up with each other and Salmons decided to separate himself from George by pushing him in the back. Watch as Paul gets in Salmons grill after the push: *** Paul George...
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Raptors Playoffs: Craziness And Responsibility, John Salmons

It’s about to get crazy at the Air Canada Center in Toronto and Raptors veteran John Salmons is ready for some playoff excitement. “I feel like the fans are going to be crazy,” Salmons said. “Just walking on the street is going to be crazy, it’s going to be a crazy atmosphere and that’s the fun part.”
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' John Salmons practices day after injuring his back

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday by the score of 94-89. It was the Raptors' third win in their last four games to move them to 20-18, first in the Atlantic Division. Veteran small forward John Salmons played only ten minutes due to back problems, but practiced on Saturday. Tyler Hansbrough has been out, but he also practiced.Josh Lewenberg, Toronto...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin denies John Salmons dunk attempt with nasty block

Normally for Blake Griffin to make an appearance here on That NBA Lottery Pick, he has to throw down an amazing dunk but this time around, he gets this post because of a nasty block. Watch as Sacramento’s John Salmon tries to throw down a dunk in the lane but gets denied by Blake who rises for the block: *** Griffin image courtesy of Getty Images
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings Need to Phase John Salmons Out of Rotation

In the 2012-2013 NBA season, John Salmons started in 72 of the 76 games that he appeared in for the Sacramento Kings. As the Kings try to reclaim their former glory and rebuild around some solid young players, DeMarcus Cousins, and a newly constructed front office, Salmons is still a part of their outlook for the 2013-2014 season. As the Kings primary starter at the three last year...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings Decline To Use Amnesty On John Salmons To Preserve Trade Asset

The Sacramento Kings decided not to use their amnesty provision on John Salmons' $7.6 million salary for the 13-14 NBA season. The Kings looked to improve the small forward position by acquiring Luc Mbah a Moute. "I think we're comfortable with what we've done so far," Pete D'Alessandro said. "We're not done by any means, but we're looking...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Salmons frustrated with Kings, enjoying 'Canes

MIAMI John Salmons is enjoying these days bragging about his Miami Hurricanes.As for his role with the Sacramento Kings, that has been less fun.Salmons, who once starred at the University of Miami, closed the 2009-10 season by averaging 19.9 points in 30 games after being acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks. That got him a five-year, 39 million contract from the Bucks.Salmons is in...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings Unsure When Salmons Will Return

John Salmons has been on leave from the Kings for personal reasons.
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October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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