Category Archives: Collaboration

Fred VanVleet mock free-agency negotiation: A bet on himself is about to pay off

Title: Fred VanVleet mock free-agency negotiation: A bet on himself is about to pay off
Date: October 13, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I conducted a mock free agency negotiation for Fred VanVleet to see where his market may land this offseason. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Reasonablists Volume V, Part I: How to approach 2020 with 2021 in mind

Title: Raptors Reasonablists Volume V, Part I: How to approach 2020 with 2021 in mind
Date: September 24, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Eric Koreen and I connected with our regular back-and-forth to discuss the 2020-versus-2021 balancing act the Raptors will have to engage in this offseason. Read an excerpt!

Roundtable, Part 2: Who has the edge when the Raptors and Celtics finally meet?

Title: Roundtable, Part 2: Who has the edge when the Raptors and Celtics finally meet?
Date: August 29, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I collaborated with three others in roundtable form to preview the Raptors-Celtics second-round series. Read an excerpt!

Roundtable, Part 1: Inside the long-awaited Raptors-Celtics playoff matchup

Title: Roundtable, Part 1: Inside the long-awaited Raptors-Celtics playoff matchup
Date: August 29, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I collaborated with three others in roundtable form to preview the Raptors-Celtics second-round series. Read an excerpt!

Scouting with the enemy: Breaking down the matchups in Raptors vs. Celtics

Title: Scouting with the enemy: Breaking down the matchups in Raptors vs. Celtics
Date: August 26, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I collaborated with Jared Weiss of The Athletic Boston to preview the second round playoff series between the Raptors and Celtics. Read an excerpt!

Scouting with the enemy: Breaking down the Raptors-Nets series

Title: Scouting with the enemy: Breaking down the Raptors-Nets series
Date: August 14, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I collaborated with Alex Schiffer of The Athletic New York to preview the first round playoff series between the Raptors and Nets. Read an excerpt!

Take our Raptors refresher quiz and prove you remember the 2019-20 season

Title: Take our Raptors refresher quiz and prove you remember the 2019-20 season
Date: July 30, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: We decided to hold a Raptors quiz The Athletic, gauging how well the fanbase remembers the season before we hit pause.
Read an excerpt!

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.
Read an excerpt!

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.
Read an excerpt!

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.
Read an excerpt!