Posted Oct 24, 2013 7:37 PM
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors exercised third-year team options Thursday on the entry-level contracts of center Jonas Valanciunas and guard Terrence Ross, extending them through the 2014-15 season.
The Raptors had until next Thursday to exercise their options on both players.
The 7-foot Valanciunas, from Lithuania, joined the Raptors after being selected fifth overall in the 2011 draft and spending the 2011-12 season playing overseas. He averaged 8.9 points last season.
The 6-foot-7 Ross was selected eighth overall in 2012. He averaged 6.4 points last season and won the dunk competition at the All-Star game.
|Dominican Republic vs. USA Basketball|
The United States defeats the Dominican Republic in an exhibition game in New York, 105-62.
|Postgame: Krzyzewski, Irving|
Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Kyrie Irving talk to the media after Wednesday's impressive victory.
|USAB Postgame Discussion|
Vince and Dennis discuss Wednesday's impressive victory over the Dominican Republic.
|Postgame: Kyrie Irving|
Kyrie Irving talks with Matt Winer following USA Basketball's win over the Dominican Republic.
|DeRozan to Drummond|
Andre Drummond takes the pass and finishes with authority.