Toronto Raptors forward Terrence Ross, left, slam dunks the ball past Dallas Mavericks Elton Brand, right, during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
The interim Toronto Raptors mascot Stripes makes his debut during the first half of the Raptors' NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)
Toronto Raptors forward Alan Anderson (6) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka , right, in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 8, 2012. Oklahoma City won 91-75.
Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) goes up for a basket in the first half during NBA basketball action between the Dallas Mavericks and the Houston Rockets at the American Airlines Center on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.