Category Archives: Feature

Kennedy Meeks’ personal turnaround spurs one for Raptors 905 as well

Title: Kennedy Meeks’ personal turnaround spurs one for Raptors 905 as well
Date: January 18, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Kennedy Meeks stepping up for Raptors 905 on and off the court, helping key a significant turnaround.
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Drive’s K.J. McDaniels still betting on himself in pursuit of return to NBA

Title: Drive’s K.J. McDaniels still betting on himself in pursuit of return to NBA
Date: January 17, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Detroit, I spoke to K.J. McDaniels about his bet on himself as a rookie and a new bet on himself in the G League as he tried to make his way back to the NBA.
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Raptors’ You Can Play Game Is a Significant Night in NBA History

Title: Raptors’ You Can Play Game Is a Significant Night in NBA History
Date: January 17, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: In my latest for Vice, I wrote about the Raptors hosting the NBA’s first You Can Play night to promote inclusivity in sport for the LGBTQ community, and why they felt it was important to do so.
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It’s a long road to the NBA — and maybe the Warriors — for Damion Lee, Steph Curry’s future brother-in-law

Title: It’s a long road to the NBA — and maybe the Warriors — for Damion Lee, Steph Curry’s future brother-in-law
Date: January 17, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: I chipped in at The Athletic San Francisco, writing from The G League Showcase about Warriors prospect Damion Lee, his recovery from a second torn ACL, and his relationship with the Curry family.
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Amile Jefferson’s defense-first attitude could be a fit on Thibodeau’s Wolves

Title: Amile Jefferson’s defense-first attitude could be a fit on Thibodeau’s Wolves
Date: January 16, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: I chipped in at The Athletic Minnesota, writing from the G League Showcase about the Timberwolves giving Amile Jefferson the call-up on a two-way contract.
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Kenny Omega Is Trying to Make Pro Wrestling Bigger and Better Than Ever

Title: Kenny Omega Is Trying to Make Pro Wrestling Bigger and Better Than Ever
Date: December 29, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about New Japan star Kenny Omega, his dream match with Chris Jericho, and how he’s trying to put the company’s global expansion on his back.
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Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors

Title: Ricky Romero Is Determined to Make an Improbable Comeback to the Majors
Date: December 19, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Ricky Romero, whose injury struggles – mental and physical – are behind him as he attempts to make a comeback.
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Toronto’s Return to Relevance Has Healed the Vince Carter Wounds

Title: Toronto’s Return to Relevance Has Healed the Vince Carter Wounds
Date: December 18, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice Canada, I wrote about Vince Carter’s latest return to Toronto and the inevitability of an eventual reunion with the Raptors.
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Chris Jericho Will Never Stop Reinventing Himself

Title: Chris Jericho Will Never Stop Reinventing Himself
Date: December 13, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about how Chris Jericho has consistently been able to evolve, making him one of the greatest wrestlers of all time.
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Emeka Okafor Is Fighting For One More Opportunity To Make It To The NBA

Title: Emeka Okafor Is Fighting For One More Opportunity To Make It To The NBA
Date: December 12, 2017
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Michael Beasley’s odd basketball journey and how it’s made him into the league’s unlikeliest leader.
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