Jay Z is happy, Drake stunned as Nets beat Raptors in final seconds


Sorry, Drake. (Tom Szczerbowski / USA Today)

The Toronto Raptors were bounced from the playoffs in about the toughest way possible: In Game 7. By one point.

Paul Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry’s shot in the final seconds, giving the Brooklyn Nets a 104-103 victory and a berth in the next round against the Miami Heat. It was an awful loss that quickly dissipated the fandemonium outside the arena during the game and left everyone wondering: Just how is Drake taking this? Not well. But his pain was the internet’s gain.

First, there was this from Jay Z, who ended a 10-month Twitter lapse to congratulate the Raptors.

Given the way Jay Z and the Nets trolled Drake in Brooklyn, there was no message there. Oh, no.

Everyone else was a little less subtle.

Or he can grab his Heat cap and head for Miami.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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