Category Archives: Vice

OG Anunoby Is a High-Upside Play and Perfect Fit for Raptors

Title: OG Anunoby Is a High-Upside Play and Perfect Fit for Raptors
Date: June 23, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at the Raptors’ selection of OG Anunoby at No. 23 in the draft and if it signals anything about their offseason plans.
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NBA Draft Should Kickstart Wild Offseason for Raptors

Title: NBA Draft Should Kickstart Wild Offseason for Raptors
Date: June 21, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at what the next few weeks will mean for the Raptors, starting with Thursday’s draft.
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Baseball’s Most Underappreciated Star Joey Votto Continues to Evolve

Title: Baseball’s Most Underappreciated Star Joey Votto Continues to Evolve
Date: June 1, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Joey Votto’s return to Toronto and his battle to provide as much value to a tough situation as he possibly can, even if that means growing outside of his comfort zone.
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Norm Powell, Jakob Poeltl and the Young Raptors Primed for Bigger Roles

Title: Norm Powell, Jakob Poeltl and the Young Raptors Primed for Bigger Roles
Date: May 31, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the important offseason ahead for the Raptors’ young, developing players.
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Joey Bats Is Punishing Baseballs Again

Title: Joey Bats Is Punishing Baseballs Again
Date: May 25, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Jose Bautista’s return to form at the plate over the past four weeks.
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Kevin Pillar’s Breakout Appears Legit

Title: Kevin Pillar’s Breakout Appears Legit
Date: May 17, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the improved plate discipline of Kevin Pillar and whether it’s enough for him to lock down the lead-off spot.
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What a Toronto Raptors Rebuild Could Look Like

Title: What a Toronto Raptors Rebuild Could Look Like
Date: May 12, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about what a tear-down (“Tank!”) might look like for the Raptors.
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Raptors Face Franchise-Defining Decision with Kyle Lowry

Title: Raptors Face Franchise-Defining Decision with Kyle Lowry
Date: May 10, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the difficult decision facing both player and team with Raptors free agent Kyle Lowry.
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LeBron’s Torching of Raptors Sends Toronto into Difficult Offseason

Title: LeBron’s Torching of Raptors Sends Toronto into Difficult Offseason
Date: May 8, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the Raptors being swept by the Cavaliers, and what comes next.
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TORONTO’S FUTURE COULD DEPEND ON HOW IT CLOSES OUT SERIES VS. CLEVELAND

Title: TORONTO’S FUTURE COULD DEPEND ON HOW IT CLOSES OUT SERIES VS. CLEVELAND
Date: May 3, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the Raptors still needing to respond, for their own sake, after two beat-downs from the Cavaliers.
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