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Raptors' spokesperson Tom Mayenknecht said the start of the team's '95-96 ticket campaign last Friday has already netted 2,740 season-ticket orders, with nearly 2,000 accounted for in courtside lounge and corporate-suite deposits. The NBA has set a minimum requirement for the Raptors and Grizzlies of 12,500-season-ticket commitments in place by the end of '94 (Chris Young, TORONTO STAR, 10/26). GRIZZLIES A Lakers/Sonics exhibition attracted 13,895 in Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. Grizzlies GM Stu Jackson he had been "hoping" for 10-11,000 (Vancouver PROVINCE, 10/26).