Category Archives: Basketball

Chris Boucher’s career night, Malachi Flynn’s first start and the caveats that come with these Raptors

Title: Chris Boucher’s career night, Malachi Flynn’s first start and the caveats that come with these Raptors
Date: April 8, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about another Raptors loss you can’t really blame them for or take much from as they navigate a world with eight available players. Read an excerpt!

NBA TV Canada: Raptors Gameday television appearance

Title: NBA TV Canada: Raptors Gameday television appearance
Date: April 8, 2021
Original Source: NBA TV Canada
Synopsis: I was a guest on the latest Raptors Gameday on NBA TV Canada, discussing the Raptors’ addition of G League standout Freddie Gillespie.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Guest Lecture – Centennial College

Title: Guest Lecture – Centennial College
Date: April 8, 2021
Original Source: Centennial College
Synopsis: I made an appearance as a guest lecturer for a Centennial College sports journalism class, discussing my career, answering industry questions, and discussing the news-breaking process in sports.
Read the full article!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors fall to the Lakers + WrestleMania Preview

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors fall to the Lakers + WrestleMania Preview
Date: April 7, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the recent play of Malachi Flynn and Gary Trent Jr., then preview WrestleMania. Read an excerpt!

DeAndre’ Bembry, the Raptors’ king of good vibes: ‘Just bringing good, positive energy’

Title: DeAndre’ Bembry, the Raptors’ king of good vibes: ‘Just bringing good, positive energy’
Date: April 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how DeAndre’ Bembry maintains his positivity and how his energy raises thoe around him. Read an excerpt!

OG Anunoby’s ejection pushes Raptors’ depth issues, fiscal restraint to forefront

Title: OG Anunoby’s ejection pushes Raptors’ depth issues, fiscal restraint to forefront
Date: April 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about OG Anunoby’s ejection thinning out the Raptors even further, a difficulty of their own making as they’ve chosen to run with a short roster for weeks. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors

Title: Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors
Date: April 2, 2021
Original Source: Locked On Raptors
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Locked On Raptors podcast to share some memories of Norman Powell’s time as a Raptor.
Check out the audio!

One-on-one with Raptors 905 GM Chad Sanders: Player development in a pandemic, 10-day contract decisions, more

Title: One-on-one with Raptors 905 GM Chad Sanders: Player development in a pandemic, 10-day contract decisions, more
Date: April 2, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I sat down (kinda) with Raptors 905 GM Chad Sanders to discuss a host of Raptors player development topics. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Report: Gary Trent’s career night, lottery explainer, Kyle Lowry timeline and the worst month ever

Title: Raptors Report: Gary Trent’s career night, lottery explainer, Kyle Lowry timeline and the worst month ever
Date: March 31, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about a number of things as the Raptors finished up one of their worst months ever and the vibes hit an all-time low. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Lowry Stays, Norman Goes, Raptors Still Struggle

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Lowry Stays, Norman Goes, Raptors Still Struggle
Date: March 30, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I sort through the Raptors’ deadline moves and answer your questions about the 1-12 March. Read an excerpt!