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G.O.A.T. of the North: The Heir is Apparent

G.O.A.T. of the North: The Heir is Apparent

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Something truly consequential happened in Canadian basketball on Tuesday September 15, 2020. King Nash’s rightful heir to the G.O.A.T. of the North royal seat completed his most profound statement on the line of succession.[1] Jamal Murray, Kitchener, Ontario’s Own, completed a string of superlative performances against the Los Angeles Clippers (the “both ends of the […]

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The Playoffs Approach – Four Assorted Questions About the Toronto Raptors

The Playoffs Approach – Four Assorted Questions About the Toronto Raptors

| April 6, 2018 | 2 Comments

As the Toronto Raptors approach the end of the 2017-2018 National Basketball Association regular season some facts are clear. The Raps consistently produce high-level regular season results. For the 3rd straight season the pros from “the Association” handling the pill north of the 49th parallel have won at least 50 games (It’s their fifth consecutive […]

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Digging Up the Time Capsule: Revisting a 20-year-old Assessment of the Canadian Sports Media’s Approach to Basketball

Digging Up the Time Capsule: Revisting a 20-year-old Assessment of the Canadian Sports Media’s Approach to Basketball

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in 1994, on the eve of the Toronto Raptors’ birth, basketball coverage in the Canadian sports media was something less than copious and not exactly vigorous. In the denouement of Toronto’s 2016 N.B.A. All-Star Weekend coronation, we can definitely say, “What a difference a couple of decades make.” Arguably, back in 1994, there were […]

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N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto: A Post-Script on a Love-In

N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto: A Post-Script on a Love-In

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By essentially every account, the 2016 N.B.A. All-Star Weekend in Toronto was an unequivocal success. Fans had great opportunities to engage with league present-day stars and legends of the past. Cool events and venues emphasized why the N.B.A. and related player brands are a robust force in the sports business universe. Core All-Star Weekend features […]

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