Terrence Ross of the Raptors catches some air on his way to the hoop during Friday night's slam dunk contest during the skills competition portion of all-star weekend in Houston. (REUTERS)
HOUSTON, TEX. - No Raptor has been able to live up to the long shadow cast by Vince Carter, but for one night in Texas, Terrence Ross did his best.
At the 2013 slam dunk contest, the Raptors rookie honoured the brightest star the franchise has known, throwing down a spectacular jam to open the finals while wearing a vintage replica of the jersey Carter wore in Oakland back in 2000.