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Toronto Raptors' Terrence Ross (31) drives to the net against Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams (8) and Paul Pierce (34) as Nets' Kevin Garnett (2) boxes out Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Toronto, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

Toronto Raptors' Terrence Ross (31) drives to the net against Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams (8) and Paul Pierce (34) as Nets' Kevin Garnett (2) boxes out Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Toronto, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

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