Amir Johnson injured his right ankle/knee towards the end of the first half in Friday night’s win over the OKC Thunder. He limped off and didn’t return for the second half. The word from the Raptors is a “sore left foot”.
Raptors vs. Thunder. Will Jonas Valanciunas stop fake pump-faking? Why is Kendrick Perkins so mad? Can the Raptors actually beat the Thunder? We turn to the eternal wisdom of Lloyd Christmas for guidance.
Very disappointed in our PGs, not because they got torched by Russell Westbrook – that was to be expected – but because of their inability to control the tempo of the game. We don’t want to go up and down the court with a team like OKC, nobody does, but some measure of control needs to be exacted by our ball-handlers so that the game is played in a framework that could yield success.
I listened to the Cleveland commentators the whole game (I do this often now since I find the it to be comedic gold). Some things that were said:
- WeNorth (commenting on the WeTheNorth campaign, apparently the can't read the giant letters on the giant banners in their own stadium properly) - One announcer forgot DeRozan's name, called him what's his name as he went to the free throw line - Commentators were saying the Cavs should start hard fouling Lou, "put him on his britches". More than once. - Were in disbelief when Amir hit a three