Alex Wong is a writer, author, and content producer based in Toronto, and can be contacted by email here.
An NBA features writer since 2014, he has published work at the New York Times, GQ, Complex, SLAM, and other places. Alex co-hosted the weekly Toronto Raptors show “Run It Back” for Yahoo Sports Canada and produces social media content for Yahoo’s Twitter and Instagram accounts on Raptors game nights.
In 2019, he co-wrote “We The Champs,” a special commemorative book on the Toronto Raptors’ historic run to the 2019 NBA championship. His next book “Cover Story,” a behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic basketball-related magazine covers from 1984 to 2003 is available for pre-order now and will be in stores on October 19, 2021. He is currently working on “Prehistoric,” a book about the arrival of the Raptors in Toronto and the team’s first season.
Alex also has experience producing content with athletes and brands, working as a consultant and producer on Serge Ibaka’s “How Hungry Are You” and helping with the launch of Red Bull Canada’s partnership with Pascal Siakam. He currently produces and co-hosts “The Raptors Show with Will Lou” on Sportsnet 590 The Fan.
In addition to covering the NBA, Alex is also a culture writer and has written features covering the history of sneakers, independent comics, and interviewed prominent sports and culture personalities including Constance Wu, The Clipse, Nardwuar, Kirsten Dunst, Raekwon, and Kevin Garnett.
Alex’s other bylines include The New Yorker, ESPN The Undefeated, The Atlantic, the National Post, Bleacher Report, Uproxx, Highsnobiety, Hypebeast, Grailed, SoleSavy, VICE Sports, The Hundreds Blog, Rolling Stone, Fader, Buzzfeed, SB Nation, The Sporting News, and Grantland.