Michael Grange joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a columnist for Sportsnet.ca and regular contributor to Sportsnet magazine. During his time at Sportsnet, Grange has become one of the network’s leading basketball analysts and regularly contributes to Prime Time Sports on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet Central.
Canada gets off on right foot in World Cup qualifying by sweeping Bahamas
Mission accomplished, or at least Stage 1 is complete, for Canada's senior men’s national team after completing a 2-0 run over the Bahamas with a 113-77 win Monday on the road to qualifying for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
As Raptors struggle to find new identity, Warriors return to glory years
As the Raptors and Warriors get set to clash Sunday, it looks like Golden State is getting ready to write a whole new chapter after its dynasty while Toronto is struggling to find an identity in its post-championship years. Live coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE.
Short-handed Raptors can't keep up with talented Jazz
The Toronto Raptors certainly were undermanned when they rolled into Vivint Arena for the second-game of their six-game road trip and a date with the Utah Jazz. Despite a commendable effort from a number of corners, the Raptors fell 119-103 to the Jazz on Thursday, stretching their losing streak to three games as they lost for the sixth time in seven starts.
Raptors' OG Anunoby could be out 'a while' with hip pointer
The Raptors learned Thursday that forward OG Anunoby will be out against the Utah Jazz and likely for some time after that due to a hip pointer suffered in practice on Wednesday. You can watch the game against the Jazz on Sportsnet ONE and SN NOW beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
If Raptors can't rediscover defensive identity, playoff hopes will fade fast
The Raptors' identity is shapeshifting before our very eyes — and not for the better. All of a sudden, their collection of long-armed, multi-positional defenders who were on a mission to disrupt and smother are nowhere to be found and the impacts of it staying that way could change the season.