Category Archives: The Athletic

Raptors Report: Malachi Flynn passes the second-year player test at Summer League, rookie injuries and more

Title: Raptors Report: Malachi Flynn passes the second-year player test at Summer League, rookie injuries and more
Date: August 12, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Malachi Flynn looking very solid for the summer league Raptors, and a few other quick topics. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Report: Precious Achiuwa makes summer-league debut, Isaac Bonga signs and more

Title: Raptors Report: Precious Achiuwa makes summer-league debut, Isaac Bonga signs and more
Date: August 11, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Precious Achiuwa’s summer league debut with the Raptors, and a few other quick topics. Read an excerpt!

Why is Goran Dragic a Raptor and not a Maverick right now?

Title: Why is Goran Dragic a Raptor and not a Maverick right now?
Date: August 10, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I went back and forth with Tim Cato, our Mavericks writer, to figure out if there might be a resolution to the Goran Dragic-Raptors-Mavericks stalemate. Read an excerpt!

Inside the Raptors’ draft workout Toronto immersion experience: ‘A Territory Of Our Own’

Title: Inside the Raptors’ draft workout Toronto immersion experience: ‘A Territory Of Our Own’
Date: August 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ Toronto immersion room they used to help draft prospects get to know the city from Tampa. Read an excerpt!

Raptors offseason: Breaking down Kyle Lowry’s departure, where Goran Dragic fits, the cap sheet and more

Title: Raptors offseason: Breaking down Kyle Lowry’s departure, where Goran Dragic fits, the cap sheet and more
Date: August 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors’ sign-and-trade with the Heat, their other early offseason moves, and where their cap and roster situation stands now. Read an excerpt!

Masai Ujiri declined the Raptors’ ability to use cap space, and there is little wonder why

Title: Masai Ujiri declined the Raptors’ ability to use cap space, and there is little wonder why
Date: August 5, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Eric Koreen and I wrote about the Raptors’ struggles to find value in free agency during this regime. Read an excerpt!

Summer League: Who and what you need to know about the Vegas Raptors

Title: Summer League: Who and what you need to know about the Vegas Raptors
Date: August 5, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors roster for Summer League to help you get to know some familiar and less familiar names. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free agency: An underwhelming 36 hours, options with Goran Dragic, updated cap sheet and more

Title: Raptors free agency: An underwhelming 36 hours, options with Goran Dragic, updated cap sheet and more
Date: August 3, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I updated the Raptors’ roster and cap situation two days into free agency, with a big old unknown around the Kyle Lowry return. Read an excerpt!

Kyle Lowry’s legacy of lifting those around him was bigger than anything else he did for Raptors

Title: Kyle Lowry’s legacy of lifting those around him was bigger than anything else he did for Raptors
Date: August 3, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Kyle Lowry’s lasting legacy with the Raptors: The ability to help everyone around him reach their potential. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free-agency refresh: Kyle Lowry, cap situation and scenarios, key dates, targets and more

Title: Raptors free-agency refresh: Kyle Lowry, cap situation and scenarios, key dates, targets and more
Date: August 1, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I set the scene for the Raptors in free agency, including scenarios, targets, and more. Read an excerpt!