Category Archives: Feature

Brady Heslip, NBA reinforcements secure Crown League championship

Title: Brady Heslip, NBA reinforcements secure Crown League championship
Date: July 23, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Nike Crown League championship and Brady Heslip’s dominance over the Toronto summer basketball scene.
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Wolfpack throwing Quinn Ngawati, Rugby League’s first Canadian, into the lion’s den Saturday

Title: Wolfpack throwing Quinn Ngawati, Rugby League’s first Canadian, into the lion’s den Saturday
Date: July 26, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Toronto Wolfpack 19-year-old Quinn Ngawati, the first Canadian to play professional Rugby League. Read an excerpt!

Crown League gives Toronto’s basketball elite — and a growing fanbase — a summer haven

Title: Crown League gives Toronto’s basketball elite — and a growing fanbase — a summer haven
Date: July 23, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Nike Crown League, which continues to grow into a marquee summer event for Toronto’s basketball elite.
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Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event

Title: Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event
Date: July 23, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Curtis Granderson’s involvement in Impact Wrestling’s Slammiversary event, his wrestling fandom, and Impact’s growth under new ownership.
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A New Chapter Begins

Title: A New Chapter Begins
Date: July 20, 2018
Original Source: Raptors.com
Synopsis: I’m going to be helping Raptors.com out a bit this year. In my latest for them, I wrote about Masai Ujiri’s press conference discussing the Kawhi Leonard trade.
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Chris Boucher, a Raw 25-Year-Old, Is on a Mission to Prove He’s NBA Worthy

Title: Chris Boucher, a Raw 25-Year-Old, Is on a Mission to Prove He’s NBA Worthy
Date: July 13, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Chris Boucher, a still-raw 25-year-old Canadian prospect who tantalizes when he gets the chance but has spent a lot of time waiting for those windows.
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Raptors hoping to develop ‘gunslinger’ Malachi Richardson into something more

Title: Raptors hoping to develop ‘gunslinger’ Malachi Richardson into something more
Date: July 13, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Malachi Richardson, who has been perhaps the most surprising Raptor at Summer League but still has a ways to go as a prospect. Read an excerpt!

Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland’s Sheep Farming NBA Prospect

Title: Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland’s Sheep Farming NBA Prospect
Date: July 12, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about Tryggvi Hlinason, the 7-foot-1 Icelandic sheep farmer at Summer League with the Toronto Raptors.
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Giddy Potts wants to make a name for himself with Raptors

Title:Giddy Potts wants to make a name for himself with Raptors
Date: July 12, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Raptors Summer League player Giddy Potts, who wants to make sure people remember his unusual name. Read an excerpt!

De’Anthony Melton Is An Obvious Fit And Potential Steal For The Rockets

Title: De’Anthony Melton Is An Obvious Fit And Potential Steal For The Rockets
Date: July 12, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about De’Anthony Melton, who fell on draft night but fell right into a perfect fit with the Houston Rockets.
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