Hollinger's Insider Gems: Dec. 19, 2008

1. A big story up north that hasn't got much play down here is Toronto's fans turning on the Raptors. In Wednesday's 96-86 home loss to Dallas, boos started raining down after the Raps lost a 13-point lead, which is a bit surprising in the sense that the Mavs were a clear favorite -- it wasn't as if the Raptors were getting blasted by Minnesota.