Category Archives: Collaboration

Pacers, Bulls, Wizards, Raptors: Which teams are making the play-in tournament?

Title: Pacers, Bulls, Wizards, Raptors: Which teams are making the play-in tournament?
Date: April 22, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I joined a few colleagues to break down the race for the play-in spots in the Eastern Conference. Read an excerpt!

Why Khem Birch no longer fit with the Magic, but makes sense for the Raptors

Title: Why Khem Birch no longer fit with the Magic, but makes sense for the Raptors
Date: April 8, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I joined two colleagues to discuss the Magic buying out Khem Birch, freeing him to sign with the Raptors. Read an excerpt!

Cavs, Wiz, Raptors, Bulls, Hawks, Pistons: Hot seats, changes to come and what’s next

Title: Cavs, Wiz, Raptors, Bulls, Hawks, Pistons: Hot seats, changes to come and what’s next
Date: January 13, 2021
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I participated in a bottom-of-the-East roundtable with some other writers, a place a Raptors writer hasn’t belonged in some time. Read an excerpt!

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!