Category Archives: Vice

The Toronto Raptors Shouldn’t Blow It Up

Title: The Toronto Raptors Shouldn’t Blow It Up
Date: May 10, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about where the Raptors are headed from here, since tanking’s not a realistic option and this isn’t a championship core.
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The Toronto Raptors Played Everyone for Fools

Title: The Toronto Raptors Played Everyone for Fools
Date: May 8, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the misguided collective belief in the Raptors finally overcoming LeBron James. Sigh.
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The Soul-Crushing Dominance of LeBron James

Title: The Soul-Crushing Dominance of LeBron James
Date: May 4, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the incredibly, soul-crushing dominance of LeBron James.
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We Shouldn’t Label Them the Same Old Raptors Just Yet

Title: We Shouldn’t Label Them the Same Old Raptors Just Yet
Date: May 2, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the New Raptors introducing all the same old questions with a dispiriting Game 1 loss.
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The Raptors Have a Legit Shot at Dethroning LeBron and the Cavaliers

Title: The Raptors Have a Legit Shot at Dethroning LeBron and the Cavaliers
Date: April 30, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about why the Toronto Raptors feel this time could be different against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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Jonas Valanciunas Is Stepping Up Big Against the Wizards

Title: Jonas Valanciunas Is Stepping Up Big Against the Wizards
Date: April 26, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Jonas Valanciunas giving the Raptors a necessary boost in Game 5 against the Wizards.
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C.J. Miles’ Itchy Trigger Finger and the Mindset of a Three-Point Threat

Title: C.J. Miles’ Itchy Trigger Finger and the Mindset of a Three-Point Threat
Date: April 20, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors’ culture reset and all the ways it manifested itself in a Game 1 victory over Washington.
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Toronto Raptors’ Culture Shift Clear as Day in Playoff Opener

Title: Toronto Raptors’ Culture Shift Clear as Day in Playoff Opener
Date: April 15, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors’ culture reset and all the ways it manifested itself in a Game 1 victory over Washington.
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Carl English Is Still Balling Out and Building Up Newfoundland’s Hoops Scene

Title: Carl English Is Still Balling Out and Building Up Newfoundland’s Hoops Scene
Date: March 14, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the origin story of Carl English, his decision to return home to St. John’s in the NBL, and what he hopes to do for basketball in Newfoundland.
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What Four Years with the Raptors Taught Us About Bruno Caboclo

Title: What Four Years with the Raptors Taught Us About Bruno Caboclo
Date: February 12, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the end of the Bruno Caboclo experiment in Toronto and what it was like to cover for the last four years.
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