How I Became Canada’s Most Influential Sneakerhead

Episode 1: Volume 1 – In The Box There’s something about labels marketers tend to like. The label creator, influencer or sneakerhead to some is synonymous and is only differentiated by a matter of perspective. Regardless, I’ve been labeled a sneakerhead for much of my adult life. Growing up, the name had cache as it … Continue Reading

Kahwi Leonard’s Lasting Impression

Kawhi Leonard’s Lasting Impression Last summer, when Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Uriji traded All-Star DeMar Derozan to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard, Raptors fans weren’t sure what to expect for the coming season. The possibilities, however, created a sense of hope and optimism – and one thing we knew for … Continue Reading

Another Road Loss For Leafs

Maple Leafs drops consecutive games for the first time since Oct. 29 and Nov. 1 Leafs had beaten their opponents 4-2 on Monday, and the Blue Jackets had not played since then. Meaning this was a tough road match-up against a well-rested squad. This proved to be the case, as Cam Atkinson scored for the … Continue Reading

Raptors Dismantle Sorry Wizards

Kawhi Leonard scores 27 points as Toronto Raptors hammer Washington Wizards Kawhi Leonard netted 27 points, as the Toronto Raptors rediscovered their three-point touch in a 125-107 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday. The win was the Raptors’ fourth in a row, and at 16-4, made for their best start through 20 games in … Continue Reading

Raptors Fly Past Hawks

Kyle Lowry’s triple-double ensures Toronto Raptors overcome Atlanta Hawks Kyle Lowry had a triple-double and center Jonas Valanciunas scored a season-high 24 points to lead the Raptors to a 124-108 road win over the Atlanta Hawks, who fell to their ninth consecutive defeat. Lowry scored 21 points, hitting 3-of-6 from three-point range, to go with … Continue Reading

Duke Move onto Maui Finals

Duke finally threatened but easily overcome Auburn Mike Krzyzewski knew the lesson would come sooner or later for his unbeaten team. The No. 1 Blue Devils had yet to be in a single-digit game with less than 10 minutes to play this season. Duke hit Auburn with a flurry of alley-oops, acrobatic drives and step-back … Continue Reading

Dramatic Overtime Win for Raptors

Danny Green buzzer-beater lifts Toronto Raptors to victory Danny Green sank a jump shot with half a second remaining on Tuesday to lift the Toronto Raptors over the Orlando Magic 93-91 and into the Eastern Conference lead. A three-game losing streak humanized the Raptors, as a great start fell back to earth and started to … Continue Reading

Duke Blue Devils Stroll Past San Diego

The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils triumph 90-64 in opening of Maui Invitational. If San Diego State wanted to beat the Duke Blue Devils, they knew it was going to have to be an ugly win. They tried to make it as ugly as possible in the first half, but the Blue Devils talent and depth … Continue Reading

Maple Leafs Topple Blue Jackets 4-2

Toronto Maple Leafs Win, but unable to reclaim top spot It has taken the Toronto Maple Leafs a little while to shake off their West Coast hangover. Zach Hyman scored two goals late in third period as the Leafs extended their winning streak to four games with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets … Continue Reading

Raptors End Losing Streak

Toronto Raptors run away to a 122-83 win over the shell-shocked Chicago Bulls The Raptors dismantled a reeling Bulls team by 39 points on Saturday evening. Fred VanVleet led with 18, while Danny Green and Serge Ibaka chipped in with 17 and 16 respectively. The story coming into the game was the short-handed roster that … Continue Reading