Category Archives: Collaboration

Top 100 NBA Players to Finish the Season

Title: Top 100 NBA Players to Finish the Season
Date: May 29, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: At Raptors Republic, i chipped in with a few player blurbs in Samson Folk’s NBA top 100.
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Sports and TV Week: Our 50 favorite scripted sports episodes and scenes

Title: Sports and TV Week: Our 50 favorite scripted sports episodes and scenes
Date: May 28, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: At The Athletic, I wrote a few blurbs on Frasier, Friends, and Married…with Children for our collection of the best sports-themed TV episodes.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part V: Which rumoured playoff format intrigues you the most?

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part V: Which rumoured playoff format intrigues you the most?
Date: May 28, 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 how some rumored return-to-play formats could affect the Raptors.
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Raptors Fan Survey results: Masai’s future, Carter’s jersey, and the GROAT

Title: Raptors Fan Survey results: Masai’s future, Carter’s jersey, and the GROAT
Date: May 4, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: We decided to hold a Raptors fan survey at The Athletic, gauging the fanbase’s feelings, takes, and thoughts on all things Raptors.
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The Athletic’s Raptors fan survey: Your chance to help evaluate the franchise

Title: The Athletic’s Raptors fan survey: Your chance to help evaluate the franchise
Date: April 23, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: We decided to hold a Raptors fan survey at The Athletic, gauging the fanbase’s feelings, takes, and thoughts on all things Raptors.
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Interview Appearance: Basketball is Canada’s new favourite sport (Conestoga College)

Title: Interview Appearance: Basketball is Canada’s new favourite sport (Conestoga College)
Date: April 22, 2020
Original Source: Spoke Online (Conestoga College)
Synopsis: I was interviewed by a Conestoga College journalism student about the rise of basketball’s popularity in Canada.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part IV: Who deserves our theoretical All-Defensive Team votes?

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume IV, Part IV: Who deserves our theoretical All-Defensive Team votes?
Date: April 17, 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 which Raptors are deserving of All-Defensive Team consideration.
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What are the best options in the playbook of the NBA’s East contenders?

Title: What are the best options in the playbook of the NBA’s East contenders?
Date: April 13, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: At The Athletic Toronto, we collaborated to write about the pet plays of East contenders. I wrote about Kyle Lowry as a crunch-time screener.
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Staff Picks: The Toronto-area businesses we miss the most right now

Title: Staff Picks: The Toronto-area businesses we miss the most right now
Date: April 10, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: At The Athletic Toronto, we collaborated to highlight some of our local favorites that we’re missing and still trying to support during social distancing.
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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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