The art of transition defence: Danny Green on timing, reading and rhythm

Title: The art of transition defence: Danny Green on timing, reading and rhythm
Date: November 1, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I spoke to Danny Green about what goes into making a good transition defender and had him walk me through some examples. Read an excerpt!

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Raptors Tactical: 76ers’ lineups highlight duality of Raptors’ defence

Title: Raptors Tactical: 76ers’ lineups highlight duality of Raptors’ defence
Date: October 31, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I wrote about the Raptors’ approach to two very different 76ers lineups and how it highlighted the early ups and downs of their defense. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors declining option puts Malachi Richardson at a crossroads

Title: The Raptors declining option puts Malachi Richardson at a crossroads
Date: October 31, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I wrote about the Raptors’ decision to decline their option on Malachi Richardson’s deal for 2019-20. Read an excerpt!

NBA TV Canada: The Hangout television appearance

Title: NBA TV Canada: The Hangout television appearance
Date: October 31, 2018
Original Source: NBA TV Canada
Synopsis: I was a guest on the latest episode of NBA TV Canada’s The Hangout, discussing the Raptors’ hot start, the Warriors’ explosion of 50-point games, some NBA trick-or-treat, and more.


You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590
Date: October 30, 2018
Original Source: Sportsnet Radio
Synopsis: I appeared on Sportsnet 590 The Fan to break down the Raptors’ loss to the Bucks.
Check out the audio!

Thon Maker leads the list of unlikely players who regularly kill the Raptors

Title: Thon Maker leads the list of unlikely players who regularly kill the Raptors
Date: October 30, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I tried to quantify the “Gerald Henderson phenomenon” whereby unheralded players seem to regularly kill the Raptors, coming up with the Raptor Killer All-Stars in the process. Read an excerpt!

The Athletic Raptors Q and A

Title: The Athletic Raptors Q&A
Date: October 29, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: I hosted a live Raptors Q&A at The Athletic Toronto.
Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S03E06 – Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – S03E06 – Werewolf Bar Mitzvah
Date: October 29, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down a 6-0 start for the Raptors and two big games ahead.
Read an excerpt!

Ryerson Capstone Lecture Series – Analytics in Sport and Media

Title: Ryerson Capstone Lecture Series – Analytics in Sport
Date: October 29, 2018
Original Source: Ryerson University
Synopsis: I participated in Ryerson University School of Media’s lecture series, speaking on a panel about analytics in sports and media.
Read the full article!

Chris Boucher making good on his second NBA chance with Raptors

Title:Chris Boucher making good on his second NBA chance with Raptors
Date: October 29, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, I wrote about Chris Boucher feeling different in his second NBA season, having fought for this shot and having proven to himself he belongs. Read an excerpt!

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