Category Archives: The Athletic

Chris Boucher paves way for next wave of Raptors 905 doubleheader crew in more ways than one

Title: Chris Boucher paves way for next wave of Raptors 905 doubleheader crew in more ways than one
Date: November 21, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about three new entries into the Raptors-905 doubleheader club, made possible by a strong night from a club alumni, Chris Boucher..
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Murphy: Now that Norman Powell has shown who he is, he must prove he can also be consistent

Title: Murphy: Now that Norman Powell has shown who he is, he must prove he can also be consistent
Date: November 20, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Norman Powell’s micro-inconsistency within his macro-stability.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Small Sample: Regression candidates, OG’s offensive growth, VanVleet’s value & RHJ impact

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Small Sample: Regression candidates, OG’s offensive growth, VanVleet’s value & RHJ impact
Date: November 19, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down the Raptors’ lengthy road trip and their first game back. Read an excerpt!

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson sets himself up as the Raptors’ next fan favourite

Title: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson sets himself up as the Raptors’ next fan favourite
Date: November 18, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Rondae Hollis-Jefferson breaking through in the Raptors’ rotation and, maybe, on the franchise’s short-term fan-favorite list.
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Columbia House Party: Fall Out Boy – From Under the Cork Tree (2005)

Title: Columbia House Party: Fall Out Boy – From Under the Cork Tree (2005)
Date: November 18, 2019
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the second episode of Columbia House Party, we dive into Fall Out Boy’s From Under the Cork Tree, a quintessential mid-00s pop-punk classic.

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Raptors’ star-stopping defence can’t slow Luka Doncic, and other takeaways from a trip-ending loss to the Mavericks

Title: Raptors’ star-stopping defence can’t slow Luka Doncic, and other takeaways from a trip-ending loss to the Mavericks
Date: November 16, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about a tough Raptors loss to the Mavericks, highlighting Luka Doncic’s dominance, Pascal Siakam’s rough night, and more.
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Yes, Marc Gasol needs to be more assertive on offence, but there’s still plenty to like about his game

Title: Yes, Marc Gasol needs to be more assertive on offence, but there’s still plenty to like about his game
Date: November 12, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Marc Gasol’s passive start for the Raptors, and how a few tweaks to his role can help amplify what’s already a strong impact on team performance.
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The Athletic Raptors Q and A

Title: The Athletic Raptors Q&A
Date: November 14, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: I hosted a live Raptors Q&A at The Athletic Toronto.
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Raptors ratchet up aggression as thinned squad continues to defend well

Title: Raptors ratchet up aggression as thinned squad continues to defend well
Date: November 12, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ display of resilience and defence in a wounded L.A. back-to-back.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Staying Optimistic: Opportunity from injuries, positives from depth, and bigger roles for Siakam & VanVleet

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Staying Optimistic: Opportunity from injuries, positives from depth, and bigger roles for Siakam & VanVleet
Date: November 12, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss a shorthanded Raptors back-to-back in Los Angeles. Read an excerpt!