Category Archives: Vice

The Toronto Raptors Are Still Fueled By Your Doubts

Title: The Toronto Raptors Are Still Fueled By Your Doubts
Date: October 17, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the Toronto Raptors once again feeling slept on entering the 2017-18 season, which is perfect for them.
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Brett Anderson Is Comfortable Being Unconventional

Title: Brett Anderson Is Comfortable Being Unconventional
Date: September 29, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Brett Anderson’s latest comeback attempt, and employing some self-deprecation to help fight his way through the ups and downs.
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CFL Shows It’s Serious About Player Safety with Important Rule Changes

Title: CFL Shows It’s Serious About Player Safety with Important Rule Changes
Date: September 14, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about the CFL eliminating all full-contact padded practices during the season and adding an additional bye week in the name of player safety.
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Tidjan Keita Is an Intriguing Project Who’s More Raw Than Bruno Caboclo

Title: Tidjan Keita Is an Intriguing Project Who’s More Raw Than Bruno Caboclo
Date: July 21, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Tidjan Keita, the mysterious prospect out of a Quebec prep school whom the Raptors brought in for Summer League.
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Alfonzo McKinnie’s Long and Unlikely Journey to the Raptors

Title: Alfonzo McKinnie’s Long and Unlikely Journey to the Raptors
Date: July 18, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Alfonzo McKinnie and his long, circuitous odyssey to the doorstep of the NBA.
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Kennedy Meeks’ Personality Has Won Over the Raptors and His Game Might, Too

Title: Kennedy Meeks’ Personality Has Won Over the Raptors and His Game Might, Too
Date: July 14, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Kennedy Meeks, who won the Raptors over with his “teddy bear” personality and is now trying to change his game to win them over on the court, too.
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Canada Shows Basketball World It’s Ready for Primetime

Title: Canada Shows Basketball World It’s Ready for Primetime
Date: July 10, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Canada’s Under-19 men winning the country’s first FIBA or Olympic gold medal ever and what it means to the Canada Basketball program.
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Raptors’ Plan of Attack Clearer After Aggressive Roster Reshuffle

Title: Raptors’ Plan of Attack Clearer After Aggressive Roster Reshuffle
Date: July 10, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at the Raptors’ whirlwind of moves over the weekend and what it says about their intentions for the next three years.
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Patrick Patterson Was the Raptors’ Underappreciated Avatar

Title: Patrick Patterson Was the Raptors’ Underappreciated Avatar
Date: July 5, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at the departure of Patrick Patterson, who stood as a sort of underappreciated totem for what the Raptors became, and how.
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How Lowry, Ibaka Deals and Maintaining Status Quo Impacts Raptors

Title: How Lowry, Ibaka Deals and Maintaining Status Quo Impacts Raptors
Date: July 3, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at the Raptors re-signing Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka, effectively starting the clock on a three-year window.
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