Category Archives: Source

Podcast Appearance: Dunc’d On

Title: Podcast Appearance: Dunc’d On
Date: August 17, 2017
Original Source: Dunc’d On with Nate Duncan
Synopsis: I made a guest appearance on Nate Duncan’s Dunc’d On podcast, reviewing the Toronto Raptors’ offseason and teeing up their 2017-18 campaign.
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‘Guys are hungry out in Canada’: Crown League the latest example of growth of basketball in Toronto

Title: ‘Guys are hungry out in Canada’: Crown League the latest example of growth of basketball in Toronto
Date: July 29, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Nike Crown League, the latest canary in the coalmine for the growth of basketball in Toronto.
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Raptors signing Lorenzo Brown might signal NBA-focused two-way contract strategy

Title: Raptors signing Lorenzo Brown might signal NBA-focused two-way contract strategy
Date: July 26, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at how the Raptors have used their two-way roster spots and what it may signal about their plans for their primary NBA roster.
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Raptors’ promised culture reset will bring subtle, undramatic change on-court

Title: Raptors’ promised culture reset will bring subtle, undramatic change on-court
Date: July 24, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the ways in which the Raptors may try to impart their “culture reset” on the actual on-court product.
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Raptors Weekly Podcast – DeMarre and Jonas, everyone’s favorites

Title: Raptors Weekly Podcast – DeMarre and Jonas, everyone’s favorites
Date: July 24, 2017
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Raptors Weekly Extra, discussing DeMarre Carroll’s words, Jonas Valanciunas’ place, and a lot more.
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Raptors’ Pascal Siakam, Jakob Poeltl lean on friendship in contrasting rookie seasons

Title: Raptors’ Pascal Siakam, Jakob Poeltl lean on friendship in contrasting rookie seasons
Date: July 21, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the tight bond Jakob Poeltl and Pascal Siakam have forged and how it helped them through their rookie seasons.
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Jordan Loyd finds balance between competing goals at Summer League

Title: Jordan Loyd finds balance between competing goals at Summer League
Date: July 16, 2017
Original Source: 2 Ways & 10 Days
Synopsis: In my first piece for 2 Ways & 10 Days, I wrote about Jordan Loyd’s impressive Summer League from within the oft-difficult environment of role player life on the fringe of the NBA.
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Tidjan Keita Is an Intriguing Project Who’s More Raw Than Bruno Caboclo

Title: Tidjan Keita Is an Intriguing Project Who’s More Raw Than Bruno Caboclo
Date: July 21, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Tidjan Keita, the mysterious prospect out of a Quebec prep school whom the Raptors brought in for Summer League.
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Malcolm Miller shows potential, promise with Raptors despite rough start to summer

Title: Malcolm Miller shows potential, promise with Raptors despite rough start to summer
Date: July 19, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Malcolm Miller, why the Raptors moved quickly to make him their first ever two-way player, and how a poorly timed ankle injury isn’t tempering optimism.
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Alfonzo McKinnie’s Long and Unlikely Journey to the Raptors

Title: Alfonzo McKinnie’s Long and Unlikely Journey to the Raptors
Date: July 18, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Alfonzo McKinnie and his long, circuitous odyssey to the doorstep of the NBA.
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