Category Archives: Collaboration

The first 25 inductees to The Athletic Toronto’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame

Title: The first 25 inductees to The Athletic Toronto’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame
Date: March 27, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: At The Athletic Toronto, we collaborated to induct 35 people into a fictional Toronto sports Hall of Fame. I handled the Raptors side of things.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part III: Who starts when the injuries stop?

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part III: Who starts when the injuries stop?
Date: March 11, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: Eric Koreen and I will be doing a semi-regular email exchange column about the Raptors, dubbing ourselves The Reasonablists. The latest edition looked at what the Raptors starting lineup might look like if they ever get healthy and actually have to make that choice.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part II: Figuring out a (somewhat) healthy rotation

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part II: Figuring out a (somewhat) healthy rotation
Date: January 14, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: Eric Koreen and I will be doing a semi-regular email exchange column about the Raptors, dubbing ourselves The Reasonablists. The latest edition looked at what the Raptors rotation may (and should) look like when the team gets healthy.
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Using analytics to address questions and set expectations for the 2019-20 Raptors

Title: Using analytics to address questions and set expectations for the 2019-20 Raptors
Date: July 24, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest at The Athletic, I collaborated with Seth Partnow to attack some of the biggest questions facing the Raptors from an analytic perspective.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part I: Selecting a World Cup roster for Canada Basketball

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part I: Selecting a World Cup roster for Canada Basketball
Date: July 24, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: Eric Koreen and I will be doing a semi-regular email exchange column about the Raptors, dubbing ourselves The Reasonablists. The latest edition looked at how the Canada Basketball roster for the FIBA World Cup may shake out.
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Interview Appearance: Socrates (Turkey)

Title: Interview Appearance: Socrates (Turkey)
Date: July 3, 2019
Original Source: Socrates (Turkey)
Synopsis: I was interviewed by Turkish magazine Socrates about the Raptors’ championship.
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Interview Appearance: How Kawhi Helped The Raptors Grow The Biggest Small Market In The NBA

Title: Interview Appearance: How Kawhi Helped The Raptors Grow The Biggest Small Market In The NBA
Date: May 30, 2019
Original Source: Uproxx
Synopsis: I was interviewed for a story at Dime at Uproxx about the growth of basketball in Canada.
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Interview Appearance: NBA Germany

Title: Interview Appearance: NBA Germany
Date: May 29, 2019
Original Source: NBA Germany
Synopsis: I was interviewed by NBA Germany to help preview the NBA Finals.
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Beat writer series preview: Will the Bucks be too rested and can the underdog Raptors continue their postseason magic?

Title: Beat writer series preview: Will the Bucks be too rested and can the underdog Raptors continue their postseason magic?
Date: May 14, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I collaborated with Eric Nehm of The Athletic Wisconsin to preview the Eastern Conference Finals series between the Raptors and the Bucks.
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NBC Sports Philadelphia Game 7 Roundtable

Title: NBC Sports Philadelphia Game 7 Roundtable
Date: May 12, 2019
Original Source: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Synopsis: I made a guest appearance at NBC Sports Philadelphia, helping tee up Game 7 between the Raptors and 76ers.
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