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Raptors mascot ruptures Achilles

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02:26 PM ET 10.10 | The Toronto Raptors are doing their best to generate interest in the franchise. From the announcement that Drake will be an adviser to hopes that they can land hometown star Andrew Wiggins next year, the Raptors are being well received from their fans. Unfortunately, the team will not be able to get the crowd going at the same rate as last season at home games because the mascot has been injured. That's right, the Toronto Raptors mascot will miss the remainder of the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon. The man, who has not been identified, inside the unnamed mascot has been the team's mascot for 17 years.

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October 10, 2013  06:29 PM ET

Nobody cares bro.............

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October 10, 2013  06:29 PM ET

Nobody cares bro.............

October 10, 2013  06:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

It's not like he had a lot to cheer about anyway. Get well soon mascot.

Nobody cares bro.............

October 10, 2013  06:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Nobody cares bro.............

Nobody cares bro.............

October 10, 2013  06:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Nobody cares bro.............

Nobody cares bro.............

October 10, 2013  06:35 PM ET

Best mascot bar none in the league

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October 10, 2013  06:39 PM ET
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I think Jeannie Buss is the Lakers mascot. I would put her over your purple Barney.

He's lovable

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October 10, 2013  06:41 PM ET

He's the best athlete on the floor including the visiting team. Former gymnast. He's really really entertaining. One of the few mascots that is

October 10, 2013  06:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Nobody cares bro.............

Gets the Canadian Army to invade the USA once again and defeat them like the War of 1812.

October 10, 2013  06:44 PM ET

Bombards Mick with Timbits

October 10, 2013  06:48 PM ET
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See Mick... ONION CARES!!!

LOL

October 10, 2013  06:48 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Gets the Canadian Army to invade the USA once again and defeat them like the War of 1812.

OUCH !!!!!!!!!

October 10, 2013  06:48 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Bombards Mick with Timbits

hehehe

October 10, 2013  06:50 PM ET
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Bombards Mick with Timbits

Timbits


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Timbits

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Chocolate and honey dip timbits


Origin


Place of origin
Canada

Creator(s)
Tim Hortons

Details


Type
Doughnut

Main ingredient(s)
batter

Timbits is the brand name of doughnut holes sold at the Canadian-based franchise Tim Hortons. The treats were introduced in April 1976 and are now available in various flavours that differ from store to store. Flavours include, but are not limited to, chocolate glazed, jelly filled, dutchie, honey dip, sour cream glazed, old-fashioned plain, old fashion glazed, blueberry, strawberry, raspberry, lemon, apple cider, orange-tangerine, creamy caramel, cherry cake, honey cruller, and apple fritter.[1]

The "bit" in the word Timbit is an acronym for Big In Taste, which was half of the slogan for the original 1976 ad campaign "Big In Taste, Small In Size".[citation needed] It is also a play on the word "tidbit" (a delicate bit or morsel of food).[2]

Other doughnut chains in Canada and the United States sell virtually identical products, often called "doughnut holes".

October 10, 2013  08:30 PM ET

But... will he return ahead of schedule?

 
October 10, 2013  08:31 PM ET
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But... will he return ahead of schedule?

He will be back before Rose......

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