Mike Ganter, Toronto Sun

Mike joined the Sun in November 1988 and flourished both on the baseball and basketball beats. Well-spoken, he has an opinion on most any sport. He was a regular guest on the Grill Room with Gareth Wheeler. Also covers the CFL and NFL in the off-season. Mike lives in Brampton.


Kings’ Nik Stauskas closes in on the Raptors’ Lou Williams in Vancouver Sunday. (Carmine Marinelli/QMI Agency)

Canadian Stauskas in battle for minutes with Kings

As Nik Stauskas holds court inside the Sacramento locker room with a group of Canadian reporters looking to catch up with another in a growing list of potential NBA standouts from this country, Ben McLemore sits not two feet away.

DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors celebrates a win over the Brooklyn Nets during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs at the Air Canada in Toronto, Ont. on Tuesday April 22, 2014. (Dave Abel/Toronto Sun/QMI Agency)

Raptors hold on to take Game 2 over Nets

The novelty and physicality of the post-season may have caught DeMar DeRozan off-guard in Game 1, but there was not going to be a repeat of that.