Category Archives: Analysis

Amoose-Boucher: Raptors have tasty options to survive Jonas Valanciunas’ absence

Title: Amoose-Boucher: Raptors have tasty options to survive Jonas Valanciunas’ absence
Date: December 14, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Jonas Valanciunas’ dislocated thumb and the options the Raptors have to replace his minutes. Read an excerpt!

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Lucky 13: Takeaways from the Raptors ending their 13-game losing streak at Oracle Arena

Title: Lucky 13: Takeaways from the Raptors ending their 13-game losing streak at Oracle Arena
Date: December 13, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ thrilling upset of the Warriors in Oakland and what they can take away from the victory. Read an excerpt!

Kawhi Leonard-less Raptors steamroll Clippers as Kyle Lowry bounces back

Title: Kawhi Leonard-less Raptors steamroll Clippers as Kyle Lowry bounces back
Date: December 11, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors throttling the Clippers without Kawhi Leonard, thanks in large part to Kyle Lowry getting back on track. Read an excerpt!

Murphy: A deep dive into Kyle Lowry’s slump and its impact on the Raptors

Title: Murphy: A deep dive into Kyle Lowry’s slump and its impact on the Raptors
Date: December 11, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a deep dive into Kyle Lowry’s slump and its impact on the Raptors. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Tactical: Handling the Giannis Antetokounmpo matchup, downsizing, and more

Title: Raptors Tactical: Handling the Giannis Antetokounmpo matchup, downsizing, and more
Date: December 10, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how the Raptors approached the Giannis Antetokounmpo matchup in a loss to the Bucks. Read an excerpt!

Raptors go small to come back against Nets, can’t find the right balance in OT loss

Title: Raptors go small to come back against Nets, can’t find the right balance in OT loss
Date: December 7, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ going small to try to comeback against the Nets and the difficult accounting that decision requires game-to-game. Read an excerpt!

Jonas Valanciunas leads resurgent Raptors bench in turn of tides against 76ers

Title: Jonas Valanciunas leads resurgent Raptors bench in turn of tides against 76ers
Date: December 5, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Jonas Valanciunas’ big night for a resurgent bench unit against the 76ers. Read an excerpt!

Raptors 905 prospect report: The believable growth beneath Chris Boucher’s unbelievable numbers

Title:Raptors 905 prospect report: The believable growth beneath Chris Boucher’s unbelievable numbers
Date: December 3, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Chris Boucher’s early growth with Raptors 905, progress that’s helping him put up eye-popping numbers. Read an excerpt!

Raptors 905 prospect report: Jordan Loyd’s growth fuels win streak

Title: Raptors 905 prospect report: Jordan Loyd’s growth fuels win streak
Date: December 3, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Jordan Loyd’s early growth with Raptors 905, progress that’s helping fuel a terrific 9-3 start. Read an excerpt!

Canada’s qualification for 2019 FIBA World Cup a testament to depth of program

Title: Canada’s qualification for 2019 FIBA World Cup a testament to depth of program
Date: December 3, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Canada qualifying for the 2019 FIBA World Cup and how they did so on the depth of their program, not just their high-end talent. Read an excerpt!

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