Category Archives: Basketball

Podcast Appearance: Raptors @ Blazers Post-Game Live Stream

Title: Video Appearance: Raptors @ Blazers Post-Game Live Stream
Date: January 11, 2021
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I ran it back to my old home at Raptors Republic to break down the Raptors’ heartbreaking loss to the Blazers.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Raptors 905 roster explainer: Two-way players, G League rights, draft and more

Title: Raptors 905 roster explainer: Two-way players, G League rights, draft and more
Date: January 11, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors 905 roster for the G League bubble and explained all the ways a G League roster gets put together. Read an excerpt!

Slowing down Stephen Curry not enough as Raptors’ turnaround stalls early

Title: Slowing down Stephen Curry not enough as Raptors’ turnaround stalls early
Date: January 10, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors shutting down Steph Curry and doing enough other things poorly to still come away with a loss. Read an excerpt!

Raptors break through in Sacramento, with plenty to build from

Title: Raptors break through in Sacramento, with plenty to build from
Date: January 8, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors finally breaking through with a win and looking a lot more like themselves in Sacramento. Read an excerpt!

Malachi Flynn’s role with Raptors still unclear in the short run

Title: Malachi Flynn’s role with Raptors still unclear in the short run
Date: January 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at Malachi Flynn’s first real game action for the Raptors and why rookie usage might be down around the league. Read an excerpt!

Pascal Siakam bounces back for Raptors, but the losing streak goes on

Title: Pascal Siakam bounces back for Raptors, but the losing streak goes on
Date: January 6, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors showing signs of life, just not enough to end their terrible start to the season. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Can the Raptors get on track?

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Can the Raptors get on track?
Date: January 5, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors’ 1-5 start and which elements of it warrant panic. Read an excerpt!

Tim and Sid television appearance

Title: Tim and Sid television appearance
Date: January 5, 2021
Original Source: Tim & Sid
Synopsis: I was a guest on Sportsnet’s Tim and Sid (via phone interview), discussing the Toronto Raptors’ disastrous start to the season.

Check it out! (No video, as I only phoned in.)

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Raptors Concern Index: How worried should you be about each thing going wrong?

Title: Raptors Concern Index: How worried should you be about each thing going wrong?
Date: January 4, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the biggest issues the Raptors are facing in their poor start and ranked them on a concern index. Read an excerpt!

Raptors look more familiar, but offence, Pascal Siakam benching leave questions

Title: Raptors look more familiar, but offence, Pascal Siakam benching leave questions
Date: December 31, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors’ first win of the season and the absence of Pascal Siakam that hung over it. Read an excerpt!