Category Archives: The Athletic

Anatomy of a Raptors upset: Siakam’s adjustment, Anunoby contains LeBron, bring on Kawhi

Title: Anatomy of a Raptors upset: Siakam’s adjustment, Anunoby contains LeBron, bring on Kawhi
Date: November 11, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ big upset of the Lakers and the process-side developments from within it.
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Columbia House Party: My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade (2006)

Title: Columbia House Party: My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade (2006)
Date: November 11, 2019
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the second episode of Columbia House Party, we dive into My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade, an unassailable – and needlessly controversial – rock opera.

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Injuries, L.A. back-to-back will thrust Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby into Raptors’ spotlight

Title: Injuries, L.A. back-to-back will thrust Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby into Raptors’ spotlight
Date: November 9, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the big test and opportunity that an L.A. back-to-back provides for Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby.
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Raptors 905: 10 storylines to follow for 2019-20 season

Title: Raptors 905: 10 storylines to follow for 2019-20 season
Date: November 8, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I previewed the Raptors 905 season and some key storylines to check in on throughout the year.
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8th man power rankings: The options after Raptors lose Patrick McCaw

Title: 8th man power rankings: The options after Raptors lose Patrick McCaw
Date: November 7, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ need to experiment with their depth now more than ever with Patrick McCaw injured.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela + Jovan Buha on Kawhi’s start in L.A.

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela + Jovan Buha on Kawhi’s start in L.A.
Date: November 7, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, I sat down with Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela to talk Raptors 905, Raptors culture, communicating with Nick Nurse, and more, and was joined by Jovan Buha to discuss Kawhi Leonard’s start with the Clippers. Read an excerpt!

Small sample theatre: Three early Raptors trends to keep an eye on

Title: Small sample theatre: Three early Raptors trends to keep an eye on
Date: November 5, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about some early-season statistical trends worth keeping an eye on for the Raptors.
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Columbia House Party: Weezer – Pinkerton (1996)

Title: Columbia House Party: Weezer – Pinkerton (1996)
Date: November 4, 2019
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the first episode of Columbia House Party, we dive into Weezer’s Pinkerton, an emo touchstone the band initially hated.

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Lowry still has a top gear, guarding Giannis, and other takeaways from a failed Raptors comeback in Milwaukee

Title: Lowry still has a top gear, guarding Giannis, and other takeaways from a failed Raptors comeback in Milwaukee
Date: November 2, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ failed comeback in Milwaukee, specifically Kyle Lowry’s big scoring night and how the Raptors defended Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Giannis and the Bucks will present an important test for Siakam, Anunoby

Title: Giannis and the Bucks will present an important test for Siakam, Anunoby
Date: November 1, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Giannis Antetokounmpo as an early checkpoint for Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby.
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