Category Archives: The Athletic

Why Terence Davis II might be the Raptors’ next undrafted gem

Title: Why Terence Davis II might be the Raptors’ next undrafted gem
Date: October 17, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Terence Davis, who was told to play football and told he wasn’t good enough for the NBA and now may be the Raptors’ next undrafted gem.
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‘This is where I want to be’: Opportunity with Raptors hits home for Oshae Brissett

Title: ‘This is where I want to be’: Opportunity with Raptors hits home for Oshae Brissett
Date: October 16, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Oshae Brissett’s ascendant summer with the Raptors, from a night above Jurassic Park to the brink of a two-way contract.
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Preseason and postprandial: 15 takeaways from a sleepy Raptors-Bulls Thanksgiving exhibition

Title: Preseason and postprandial: 15 takeaways from a sleepy Raptors-Bulls Thanksgiving exhibition
Date: October 13, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I provided takeaways from the Raptors’ third preseason game, the annual depth-chart showcase colloquially known as The Blake Murphy Bowl.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Preseason observations, Lowry’s extension + Tas Melas from No Dunks joins!

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Preseason observations, Lowry’s extension + Tas Melas from No Dunks joins!
Date: October 10, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I are joined by Tas Melas to discuss No Dunks joining The Athletic, the Kyle Lowry extension, and the Raptors preseason so far. Read an excerpt!

Raptors preseason: Powell shines, Hernandez looks good in debut, but not exactly a zen way of basketball

Title: Raptors preseason: Powell shines, Hernandez looks good in debut, but not exactly a zen way of basketball
Date: October 10, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I provided takeaways from the Raptors’ second preseason game, which included a strong Norman Powell performance, a solid Dewan Hernandez debut, and more.
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Raptors preseason: Siakam dominates while depth shines in Tokyo comeback

Title: Raptors preseason: Siakam dominates while depth shines in Tokyo comeback
Date: October 8, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I provided takeaways from the Raptors’ preseason opener in Tokyo, highlighted by Pascal Siakam and Terence Davis.
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What Kyle Lowry’s extension reveals about the Toronto Raptors future intentions

Title: What Kyle Lowry’s extension reveals about the Toronto Raptors future intentions
Date: October 7, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Kyle Lowry’s extension with the Raptors and what it signals about the team’s intentions the next two years.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Training Camp Standouts: Davis, Brissett & OG + Lowry’s absence, and extending Siakam

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Training Camp Standouts: Davis, Brissett & OG + Lowry’s absence, and extending Siakam
Date: October 4, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down Raptors’ training camp and the team’s open scrimmage. Read an excerpt!

Looking at the race for several Raptors’ starting spots

Title: Looking at the race for several Raptors’ starting spots
Date: October 4, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the training camp races for the Toronto Raptors’ two open starting roles.
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Raptors open practice: New faces Davis and Brissett stand out, Lowry absence could linger, VanVleet’s pants and more

Title: Raptors open practice: New faces Davis and Brissett stand out, Lowry absence could linger, VanVleet’s pants and more
Date: October 3, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a lap around the final day of Toronto Raptors training camp, highlighting the notable performances from the team’s open scrimmage.
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