Category Archives: Analysis

Draft profiles: 6 guards the Raptors could select with the No. 28 pick

Title: Draft profiles: 6 guards the Raptors could select with the No. 28 pick
Date: May 29, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about six guards the Raptors could take a look at with the No. 28 pick in the draft. Read an excerpt!

Draft profiles: 6 bigs the Raptors could select with the No. 28 pick

Title: Draft profiles: 6 bigs the Raptors could select with the No. 28 pick
Date: May 27, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about six bigs the Raptors could take a look at with the No. 28 pick in the draft. Read an excerpt!

Atlantic Roundtable: Debating Siakam, Simmons and Tatum as next East stars Pt. 2

Title: Atlantic Roundtable: Debating Siakam, Simmons and Tatum as next East stars Pt. 2
Date: May 22, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I connected with 76ers and Celtics beat writers to discuss how Pascal Siakam, Ben Simmons and Jayston Tatum will shape the future of the Eastern Conference. Read an excerpt!

Atlantic Roundtable: Debating Siakam, Simmons and Tatum as next East stars Pt. 1

Title: Atlantic Roundtable: Debating Siakam, Simmons and Tatum as next East stars Pt. 1
Date: May 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I connected with 76ers and Celtics beat writers to discuss how Pascal Siakam, Ben Simmons and Jayston Tatum will shape the future of the Eastern Conference. Read an excerpt!

Draft prep: Discussing the Raptors’ landscape at Nos. 28 and 58 with Sam Vecenie

Title: Draft prep: Discussing the Raptors’ landscape at Nos. 28 and 58 with Sam Vecenie
Date: May 18, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Sam Vecenie and I had a discussion about the options facing the Raptors in the 2020 NBA Draft. Read an excerpt!

Draft prep: Explaining our approach to the Raptors draft in 2020

Title: Draft prep: Explaining our approach to the Raptors draft in 2020
Date: May 13, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how I approach the draft as a beat writer and how the current situation could change the Raptors’ draft approach. Read an excerpt!

Projecting the Raptors’ future with former NBA executive John Hollinger

Title: Projecting the Raptors’ future with former NBA executive John Hollinger
Date: May 11, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, John Hollinger and I had a discussion about some of the more pressing issues facing the Raptors now and in the near-term future. Read an excerpt!

Raptors taking ‘reasonable’ approach in limited reopening of practice facility

Title: Raptors taking ‘reasonable’ approach in limited reopening of practice facility
Date: May 8, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors reopening OVO Athletic Centre in the time of COVID-19 under a tight set of restrictions for player safety. Read an excerpt!

Draft prep: A look at Masai Ujiri’s draft history in the NBA

Title: Draft prep: A look at Masai Ujiri’s draft history in the NBA
Date: May 8, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a look back at the draft history of Masai Ujiri-led front offices to look for patterns and takeaways as I begin preparing for the 2020 draft. Read an excerpt!

6 alternate Raptors universe scenarios from the 2006 Andrea Bargnani draft

Title: 6 alternate Raptors universe scenarios from the 2006 Andrea Bargnani draft
Date: May 7, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Eric Koreen and I teamed up to engage in some remedial chaos theory and answer the question: What if the Raptors took someone other than Andrea Bargnani No. 1 in the 200 draft? Read an excerpt!