Toronto Raptors mascot tears Achilles tendon, will miss 2013-14 season
The 2013-14 NBA season hasn't started yet, and the Toronto Raptors have already lost a key member of the squad.
Namely, its mascot.
Canoe.ca repots that The Raptor, the longtime mascot for Canada's only NBA franchise, tore his Achilles' tendon during a community appearance over the weekend.
The unidentified person who wears the mascot's costume will not be available to perform this season, the report says.