Category Archives: Vice

The World’s Best Middle School Basketball Player Is Toronto’s Elijah Fisher

Title: The World’s Best Middle School Basketball Player Is Toronto’s Elijah Fisher
Date: October 10, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Canadian middle-school phenom Elijah Fisher, the potential No. 1 recruit in the class of 2023.
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DeMar DeRozan’s Loyalty to the Toronto Raptors Was Admirable

Title: DeMar DeRozan’s Loyalty to the Toronto Raptors Was Admirable
Date: July 18, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the difficult feelings involved with the Raptors trading DeMar DeRozan, who was unshakably loyal to the team and unspeakably important to the city. Read an excerpt!

Chris Boucher, a Raw 25-Year-Old, Is on a Mission to Prove He’s NBA Worthy

Title: Chris Boucher, a Raw 25-Year-Old, Is on a Mission to Prove He’s NBA Worthy
Date: July 13, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Chris Boucher, a still-raw 25-year-old Canadian prospect who tantalizes when he gets the chance but has spent a lot of time waiting for those windows.
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Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland’s Sheep Farming NBA Prospect

Title: Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland’s Sheep Farming NBA Prospect
Date: July 12, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Tryggvi Hlinason, the 7-foot-1 Icelandic sheep farmer at Summer League with the Toronto Raptors.
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R.J. Barrett and Canada Are Getting Ready to Flex on the Basketball World

Title: R.J. Barrett and Canada Are Getting Ready to Flex on the Basketball World
Date: July 5, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Canada Basketball’s strange lack of international success and why the talent pool is now too undeniable for it to continue.
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Toronto’s Pro Rugby Games Are a Giant Party

Title: Toronto’s Pro Rugby Games Are a Giant Party
Date: June 20, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the return of the Toronto Wolfpack and their unique game-day experience that’s proving a fun addition to Toronto summers.
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Nick Nurse Leading the Raptors Feels Like a Good Fit, Bad Optics Be Damned

Title: Nick Nurse Leading the Raptors Feels Like a Good Fit, Bad Optics Be Damned
Date: June 15, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors’ hiring of Nick Nurse and how it projects to be much better than the optics might suggest.
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Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever

Title: Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever
Date: June 11, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Kenny Omega finally winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at NJPW Dominion, the end of a two-year title reign for Kazuchika Okada, and the best wrestling match I’ve ever seen.
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Get Ready for Another All-Time Classic from Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada

Title: Get Ready for Another All-Time Classic from Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada
Date: June 7, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about NJPW Dominion, an incredible years-long feud between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega, and a fourth installment that could threaten “best of all time” status.
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Firing Dwane Casey Is a Difficult But Justifiable Move for Toronto Raptors

Title: Firing Dwane Casey Is a Difficult But Justifiable Move for Toronto Raptors
Date: May 11, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors firing Dwane Casey, a difficult but justifiable move.
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