Category Archives: Basketball

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors 3-0 week

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors 3-0 week
Date: January 19, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors’ three-game winning streak to right the ship. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Today RTX appearance

Title: Raptors Today RTX appearance
Date: January 19, 2021
Original Source: Raptors Facebook and NBA TV Canada
Synopsis: I made an appearance on the latest episode of Raptors Today, discussing the Raptors, the NBA’s celebration of MLK Day, and more for a segment called RTX.

Check it out.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Podcast Appearance: Roundhouse kicks, defense, Stanimal, and the All-McPoyle team via Mailbag w/ Blake Murphy – Raptors Weekly Podcast

Title: Podcast Appearance: Roundhouse kicks, defense, Stanimal, and the All-McPoyle team via Mailbag w/ Blake Murphy – Raptors Weekly Podcast
Date: January 18, 2021
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I ran it back to my old home at Raptors Republic for a mailbag podcast about the Raptors tough start.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Fred VanVleet’s offence improving for Raptors despite trouble around the rim

Title: Fred VanVleet’s offence improving for Raptors despite trouble around the rim
Date: January 18, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down Fred VanVleet’s offensive progression to start the 2020-21 season. Read an excerpt!

Raptors string wins together, but issue at centre isn’t resolving itself

Title: Raptors string wins together, but issue at centre isn’t resolving itself
Date: January 16, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I shared some takeaways from a Raptors’ victory against Charlotte that still left some questions at the centre position. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: Hoopsology Podcast

Title: Podcast Appearance: Hoopsology Podcast
Date: January 15, 2021
Original Source: Hoopsology Podcast
Synopsis: I made a guest appearance on the Hoopsology Podcast to discuss the Raptors and the NBA’s current COVID management. Check out the audio!

Can Pascal Siakam become the Raptors’ late-game closer?

Title: Can Pascal Siakam become the Raptors’ late-game closer?
Date: January 14, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Pascal Siakam’s late-game play and the idea of a closer in basketball. Read an excerpt!

Cavs, Wiz, Raptors, Bulls, Hawks, Pistons: Hot seats, changes to come and what’s next

Title: Cavs, Wiz, Raptors, Bulls, Hawks, Pistons: Hot seats, changes to come and what’s next
Date: January 13, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I participated in a bottom-of-the-East roundtable with some other writers, a place a Raptors writer hasn’t belonged in some time. Read an excerpt!

Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1050

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1050
Date: January 12, 2021
Original Source: TSN Radio
Synopsis: I appeared on TSN 1050 to discuss the Raptors dropping consecutive heartbreakers to fall to 2-8.
Check out the audio!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Process Over Results?

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Process Over Results?
Date: January 12, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors’ 2-8 start which is, uh, not great. Read an excerpt!