US basketball fans love courtside hot-dogging almost as much as the game itself. Every little break in the action is immediately filled by perma-grinning cheerleaders, whooshing graphics and deafening jingles. In Toronto, they've ratcheted up the drama a few more notches. In Toronto, the mascots eat the cheerleaders. Only this extreme form of entertainment is enough to ensure Raptors fans don't nod off in the 30 seconds between free throws.
Via Rue Beaux