NETS Game Center (Raptors, 4/10)
April 10th, 2011
PHOTO OF THE GAME
Bayless scores 19 points as Raptors top Nets 99-92
TORONTO—As another season comes to a close, the New Jersey Nets haven't stopped trying. Unfortunately, they haven't stopped losing, either.
Jerryd Bayless scored 19 points, James Johnson had a season-high 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Nets 99-92 on Sunday night to snap a three-game losing streak..
For more, read the AP game recap: Click Here
THE STAT: While the Raptors shot 51 percent for the game, they finished the first half shooting 66 percent from the floor as they connected on 25 of their 38 attempts. In comparison, the Nets shot just 39 percent for the game and 38 percent in the first half.
NOTABLE: The Raptors were without Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon, Amir Johnson, Leandro Barbosa and Sonny Weems. New Jersey played without Deron Williams, Kris Humphries, Damion James and Anthony Morrow. Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on his right wrist tomorrow morning while Morrow will undergo an MRI on his sore left knee. Postgame, Jay Triano said that Johnson will be out for the Raptors' remaining two games of the season with that ankle injury.
For more, read Holly Mackenzie's NBA.com notebook: Click Here
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LINE OF THE NIGHT
|35 PTS, 11 REB
12-21 FG, 11-14 FT
|On his play this season:
"I still know I can get way better. There's no use beating myself up right now, but I know there's still major room for improvement."