‘Every win is the biggest win so far’: Raptors go smaller to pull out Game 6

Title: ‘Every win is the biggest win so far’: Raptors go smaller to pull out Game 6
Date: September 9, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors turning to a small lineup to close out a double-overtime, series-saving win against the Celtics. Read an excerpt!

How the Raptors ‘scout team’ is adjusting to life inside the NBA’s bubble

Title: How the Raptors ‘scout team’ is adjusting to life inside the NBA’s bubble
Date: September 8, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about what life is like in the bubble amid a playoff run for the Raptors who aren’t really playing but still have important work to do. Read an excerpt!

Raptor Recalibration, Game 5: Zone defence, trying the bench and more

Title: Raptor Recalibration, Game 5: Zone defence, trying the bench and more
Date: September 8, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, my playoff day-after playoff column broke down the Raptors getting blown out again to fall behind 3-2 to the Celtics. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: 45. Broken Social Scene – You Forgot It in People (2002)

Title: Columbia House Party: 45. Broken Social Scene – You Forgot It in People (2002)
Date: September 7, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 45th episode of Columbia House Party, we’re joined by our pal John Cullen to discuss Broken Social Scene and their sprawling impact on the Toronto music scene.

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‘Really good at bouncing back’: Another blowout loss puts Raptors on the brink

Title: ‘Really good at bouncing back’: Another blowout loss puts Raptors on the brink
Date: September 7, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors turning in a second listless performance in five games, putting them on the brink of elimination. Read an excerpt!

Why the Raptors are leaning so heavily on their top 4, and why it may continue

Title: Why the Raptors are leaning so heavily on their top 4, and why it may continue
Date: September 7, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors leaning very heavily on four players and how the bubble environment might be offering some fatigue reprieve. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors Even the Series

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors Even the Series
Date: September 6, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down the Raptors erasing a 2-0 series deficit against the Celtics and tee up Games 5-7. Read an excerpt!

Raptor Recalibration, Game 4: Regression, borrowing from each other and more

Title: Raptor Recalibration, Game 4: Regression, borrowing from each other and more
Date: September 6, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic, my playoff day-after playoff column broke down the Raptors evening their series with the Celtics at 2-2. Read an excerpt!

How the Raptors finally got their 3-ball going against the Celtics in Game 4

Title: How the Raptors finally got their 3-ball going against the Celtics in Game 4
Date: September 5, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors’ guards breaking through Boston’s defence to finally open up their 3-point game. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: Singles: The OBGMs – Not Again

Title: Columbia House Party: Singles: The OBGMs – Not Again
Date: September 4, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest mini-episode of Columbia House Party, we look at a Toronto punk band we’re both very high on, The OBGMs.

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