By:Kyle Caso 


Going into the 4 vs 5 seed series everyone knew that Nets Raptors would be a good one. Many said 6 games would decide the series. Despite being the higher seed the Raptors were the underdog going up against the 4 all-star starting lineup of the Nets. The first 6 games of the series would go back and fourth. The two teams met in Brooklyn for game 6 with Toronto leading 3-2. Ultimately the Nets would force game 7 in Toronto.

    With a sold out game at the Air Canada Centre and another 8,000 fans in maple leaf square the Nets and Raptors would face off. The game would start with Joe and Amir Johnson leading there teams in scoring, Pierce would also help get the game started for the Nets. The game started to get out of hand with 3:00 left to go in the first half when the Nets started to pull away and give them selves a 12 point lead.

    Joe Johnson would score 13 4th quarter points to help the Nets offense keep the lead. Terrence Ross would take it to the basket to make it a 1 point game and then steal the inbounds pass from Shaun Livingston with 6.2 second left in the game. Dwayne Casey would put the baller in team captan's Kyle Lowry's hand on and isolation but would ultimately be closed in on and blocked by Paul Pierce who saved the season. Nets will be taking there talents to south beach this tuesday to play number 2 seed Miami Heat lead by Lebron James.