Category Archives: Analysis

Raptors Projections: Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry, free agent decisions and more

Title: Raptors Projections: Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry, free agent decisions and more
Date: October 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a look at how Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry and the rest of the Raptors project for 2020-21. Read an excerpt!

Raptors embracing NBA draft process uncertainty: ‘Trusting in our gut feeling’

Title: Raptors embracing NBA draft process uncertainty: ‘Trusting in our gut feeling’
Date: October 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how the pre-draft process has changed for the Raptors in the pandemic. Read an excerpt!

Projecting Pascal Siakam: Where does a rare development curve go from here?

Title: Projecting Pascal Siakam: Where does a rare development curve go from here?
Date: October 20, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a look at Pascal Siakam’s development to date and how we project a player with a truly unique trajectory. Read an excerpt!

Who is Nate Bjorkgren? What to know about the new Pacers head coach via Toronto

Title: Who is Nate Bjorkgren? What to know about the new Pacers head coach via Toronto
Date: October 20, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I wrote about the Pacers hiring Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren. Read an excerpt!

Projecting OG Anunoby: How might a higher usage rate affect his efficiency?

Title: Projecting OG Anunoby: How might a higher usage rate affect his efficiency?
Date: October 19, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a look at OG Anunoby’s development to date and where he may be able to go with higher usage. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free agent wing targets: Veteran UFAs, possible RFAs, and some bargains

Title: Raptors free agent wing targets: Veteran UFAs, possible RFAs, and some bargains
Date: October 17, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about potential wing targets for the Raptors in free agency. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free agent targets: All the possible fits, and risks, at guard

Title: Raptors free agent targets: All the possible fits, and risks, at guard
Date: October 15, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about potential backcourt targets for the Raptors in free agency. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free agent targets: All the possible fits, and risks, at centre

Title: Raptors free agent targets: All the possible fits, and risks, at centre
Date: October 14, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about potential frontcourt targets for the Raptors in free agency. Read an excerpt!

How would a Giannis Antetokounmpo extension alter the Raptors’ plans?

Title: How would a Giannis Antetokounmpo extension alter the Raptors’ plans?
Date: October 8, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how a marquee 2021 free agent coming off the market could change the Raptors’ plans. Read an excerpt!

Murphy and Koreen: Role-playing through a mock OG Anunoby contract negotiation

Title: Murphy and Koreen: Role-playing through a mock OG Anunoby contract negotiation
Date: October 6, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Eric Koreen and I held a mock negotiation to see if we could find common ground for an OG Anunoby extension with the Raptors. Read an excerpt!