Alex Wong: “You’ve got to check your ego at the door”

A Toronto-based freelance writer and bestselling co-author of We The Champs: The Toronto Raptors’ Historic Run to the 2019 NBA Title, Alex Wong is among the most preeminent personalities in the NBA’s digital sphere. A former accountant, his path to journalism was an unconventional one, sparked by an early-career layoff. Now, Wong — whose work has appeared in The New York TimesThe New Yorker, and GQ, among other places — hopes to mentor the next generation of journalists of colour.

Photo of Alex Wong by Nelson Campana (@nelcam).