As feared, the Amir Johnson was not able to cope with Paul Pierce, and Dwane Casey was forced to make an early change, reducing Johnson’s minutes to a paltry 21, while Patrick Patterson notched 26 minutes in a smaller lineup.  For Game 2, the Raptors have a choice of reintroducing their two-big lineup with Valanciunas and Johnson, and try to impose themselves on the Nets, or dance to the Nets’ small-ball tune.

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