Raptors squander chance at championship and other notes from Summer League

Title: Raptors squander chance at championship and other notes from Summer League
Date: July 16, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrapped up the Raptors’ performance at Summer League and checked in on the progress of their young pieces.
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Pistons questionable cap management leaves little room for improvement

Title: Pistons questionable cap management leaves little room for improvement
Date: July 15, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Detroit, I wrapped up another curious Pistons offseason that’s continued the trend of letting small mistakes snowball into salary cap problems.
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Raptors practising patience with OG Anunoby a challenge for both team and player

Title: Raptors practising patience with OG Anunoby a challenge for both team and player
Date: July 14, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I caught up with Raptors rookie OG Anunoby and wrote about the difficulty with remaining patient in July.
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Kennedy Meeks’ Personality Has Won Over the Raptors and His Game Might, Too

Title: Kennedy Meeks’ Personality Has Won Over the Raptors and His Game Might, Too
Date: July 14, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Kennedy Meeks, who won the Raptors over with his “teddy bear” personality and is now trying to change his game to win them over on the court, too.
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The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E18 – Large Mashing Teens

Title: The 5th Deck Podcast – S1E18 – Large Mashing Teens
Date: July 13, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The 5th Deck Podcast, Jonah Birenbaum and I answer some listener questions.
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The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S2E02 – Mas Fresco

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S2E02 – Mas Fresco
Date: July 12, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss more Raptors moves and their Summer League performance.
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C.J. Miles is an elite shooter. That’s good news for the Raptors

Title: C.J. Miles is an elite shooter. That’s good news for the Raptors
Date: July 10, 2017
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the Raptors’ acquisition of CJ Miles, a pretty seamless offensive fit.
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Canada Shows Basketball World It’s Ready for Primetime

Title: Canada Shows Basketball World It’s Ready for Primetime
Date: July 10, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Canada’s Under-19 men winning the country’s first FIBA or Olympic gold medal ever and what it means to the Canada Basketball program.
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Raptors’ Plan of Attack Clearer After Aggressive Roster Reshuffle

Title: Raptors’ Plan of Attack Clearer After Aggressive Roster Reshuffle
Date: July 10, 2017
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I looked at the Raptors’ whirlwind of moves over the weekend and what it says about their intentions for the next three years.
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Raptors Reasonablists, Volume II, Part I: Moratoriums, cap holds and inflexibility, oh my!

Title: Raptors Reasonablists, Volume II, Part I: Moratoriums, cap holds and inflexibility, oh my!
Date: July 7, 2017
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 tries to work through the Raptors’ tough salary cap and roster situation.
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