Category Archives: Analysis

Raptors select Jalen Harris at No. 59: Scouting breakdown

Title: Raptors select Jalen Harris at No. 59: Scouting breakdown
Date: November 19, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors’ selection of Jalen Harris at No. 59. Read an excerpt!

Raptors free agency: Cap update, Fred VanVleet market, buy-low targets and more

Title: Raptors free agency: Cap update, Fred VanVleet market, buy-low targets and more
Date: November 19, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I updated the Raptors’ cap sheet, free agent statuses and buy-low options ahead of the official start of the offseason. Read an excerpt!

Raptors select Malachi Flynn at No. 29: A scouting breakdown and why he’s a fit

Title: Raptors select Malachi Flynn at No. 29: A scouting breakdown and why he’s a fit
Date: November 18, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors’ selection of Malachi Flynn at No. 29. Read an excerpt!

Raptors draft targets, free agent gems and 2021 plans: Offseason mailbag Pt. 3

Title: Raptors draft targets, free agent gems and 2021 plans: Offseason mailbag Pt. 3
Date: November 18, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I opened up the mailbag to answer reader questions about the Raptors plans in the draft, free agency and more. Read an excerpt!

Who says no to your bad Raptors trade ideas? Offseason mailbag part 2

Title: Who says no to your bad Raptors trade ideas? Offseason mailbag part 2
Date: November 17, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I opened up the mailbag to take a look at reader trade proposals for the Raptors offseason ahead. Read an excerpt!

Raptors draft board: Ranking the 2020 class through a Toronto lens

Title: Raptors draft board: Ranking the 2020 class through a Toronto lens
Date: November 17, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I ranked the 2020 NBA Draft class through a Raptors lens. Read an excerpt!

Is a Fred VanVleet sign-and-trade possible? Raptors offseason mailbag Pt. 1

Title: Is a Fred VanVleet sign-and-trade possible? Raptors offseason mailbag Pt. 1
Date: November 16, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I opened up the mailbag to answer questions about the rules around trades and sign-and-trades and begin looking at some Raptors sign-and-trade possibilities. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Mock Draft: Reacting to Vecenie’s selections of Jalen Smith, Paul Eboua

Title: Raptors Mock Draft: Reacting to Vecenie’s selections of Jalen Smith, Paul Eboua
Date: November 16, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down Sam Vecenie’s mock draft from a Raptors perspective, where he has them selecting Jalen Smith and Paul Eboua. Read an excerpt!

Raptors draft profiles: 12 possible fliers Toronto could target at No. 59

Title: Raptors draft profiles: 12 possible fliers Toronto could target at No. 59
Date: November 14, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about 12 players the Raptors could target at the end of the draft or as undrafted free agents. Read an excerpt!

Raptors draft profiles: 6 players Toronto could target on the first-round bubble

Title: Raptors draft profiles: 6 players Toronto could target on the first-round bubble
Date: November 12, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about six players the Raptors could target at No. 29 in the draft who we hadn’t yet profiled. Read an excerpt!