Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/30/18

How Does Josh Jackson Build On The End Of Last Season? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Jayson Tatum’s Three-Point Shooting (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
Ryan Broekhoff’s Long Road To Dallas (from Steve Smith, ESPN):
Trainer Chris Brickley’s Offseason Work With Melo, Ntilikina, Kanter (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
How Effective Can Reggie Jackson Be Playing Off The Ball?  (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Interview: Sixers’ Former Director Of Applied Analytics Lance Pearson (from Brian Jacobs, sixersfrontoffice.net):
Is It Make Or Break Time For Justise Winslow?  (from Jonathan Macri, The Step Back):
The Ripple Effects Of A Busy Nuggets Offseason (from Christopher Dempsey, nuggets.com):
Can Juan Hernangomez Re-Emerge In Year 3? (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
3 Kings Players Facing The Most Pressure Next Season (from Tomas Kassahun, Hoops Habit):
Draft Scouting: Best Prospects At U20 Euros (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Predicting 3-Point Shooting For Incoming Rookies (from Patrick Miller, Nylon Calculus):
Jerry Colangelo; Isaiah Thomas; Andre Drummond; Kyle Lowry (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Harrison Barnes: Excited To Spread “The Game Of Basketball” At NBA Africa (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Jazz: Udoh Will Continue To Stay Ready (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune);
Porzingis Visit Is Everything Knicks Love About Coach Fizdale (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Upcoming Salary Guarantee Dates To Watch (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Mid-Major Prospects To Watch   (from Jackson Hoy, The Stepien):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/19/18

NOTE: We will publish a special “TOR-SAS Trade, Day Two Reaction” edition later today
Josh Hart’s SL Play Foreshadows A Major Role In L.A.  (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
The LBJ Effect On The Lakers (from BBall Breakdown):
Reminder: The Sixers Are Star-Developing, Too (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
The Knicks Unleashed The Kevin Knox We Didn’t See At Kentucky (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
What Ojeleye Worked On At Summer League (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Celtics: Paying Smart Is Worth The Cost (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Treadmill Mentality (from Jevon Carter, The Players’ Tribune):
Q & A: Nuggets TV Analyst Scott Hastings, Part Two (from Mike Olson, Denver Stiffs):
How Jamal Murray Can Become Nuggets’ Second Star (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Treveon Graham Brings Shooting, Defense To Nets (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Daily):
How The NBA’s Improved Hiring Process Is Leading To More Female Referees (from Tim Cato, The Athletic):
The Great NBA SL Analysis Manifesto (from Brandon Anderson, 94 Feet Report):
Read it here: https://94feetreport.com/nba-summer-league-analysis-manifesto-2018-basketball-every-team-ayton-trae-bagley-bamba-hart-sexton-knox-ad48b24fdca3
The Most Impressive SL Rookies (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Bulls: Hoiberg Has A Young Core To Mold (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Garrett Temple Brings Leadership To Memphis (from Peter Edmiston, Commercial Appeal):
What’s It Like To Play For Brad Stevens? (from Nicole Yang, Bosotn.com):
Why Teams Don’t Just Waive Bad Contracts (from Dave Deckard, Blazer’s Edge):
The Best Is Yet To Come For Trevon Bluiett (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/13/18

Q & A: New Hawks HC Lloyd Pierce (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
What’s Next For The Cavs? (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Sixers: With Help Of Data Scientist, Coaches, Analytics Dept. Seek To Strengthen Communication (from Brian Seltzer, Sixers.com):
How NBA GMs Vacation & Deal With Cell Phone Addiction (from Tim Cato, The Athletic):
OKC: Daniel Hamilton Hopes Year At PG Proves Valuable In NBA Quest (from Brett Dawson, newsok.com):
Cavs: Speeding Up Should Help Sexton & Osman (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Nets: Turning Agony into Opportunity (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
MEM: Grit & Grind Is Back, Sort Of (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Why Wagner May Be Perfect Fit For LBJ, Lakers (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Adebayo: Heat’s Future At Center?  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Can Watanabe Become Japan’s Second-Ever NBA Player? (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Marcus Smart Sign-And-Trade Considerations (from Ryan Bernardoni, Danger Cart):
Raptors: Nick Nurse’s Expectations (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):
Why James Ennis Is A Perfect Fit For The Rockets (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
Kevin Knox Could Be A Star For Knicks (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
The Knicks May Have Unearthed A Gem In Mitchell Robinson (from Tommy Beer, Forbes):
Wendell Carter: The Bulls May Have Hit It Big (from Ricky O’Donnell, SB Nation):
Q & A: Dell Demps (from Rod Walker, The Advocate):
Isaac Bonga Wouldn’t Be The Lakers’ First 6’9″ PG (from Bill Oram, The Athletic):
Trade Tracker: Grades & Details (from ESPN):
Most Impactful FA Signings Of The Summer (from Jonathan Macri, The Step Back):
LVSL: Rookie Observations (from Dan Woike, LA Times):
Free Agency Update (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Free Agency & Summer League Observations (from Kyle Ratke, timberwoves.com):
Anfernee Simons: The Draft Class’ Biggest Enigma (from Sean Highkin, Bleacher Report):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/4/18

Losing Ariza Is Huge Loss For Rockets (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Kevon Looney: Family & Basketball (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
Best FAs Left (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Free Agency Day Three (from The Ringer):
Sixers: Trade For Chandler Makes Too Much Sense (from Isaac Gutierrez, The Step Back):
How Chandler Trade Affects Nuggets’ Roster (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
Zhaire Smith: Early Impressions (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
The Trials Of Enes Kanter: “I Got No Country”  (from Robert Silverman, The Daily Beast):
First Impressions Of Sacramento & Utah Summer Leagues (from Kevin Arnovitz/Marc J Spears, ESPN):
Q & A: Bam Adebayo (from Couper Moorhead, Heat.com):
Warriors’ SL Notes (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
How LBJ’s Move Changes Leonard Trade Talks (from Kevin Pelton/Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Why DMC’s Market Barely Existed (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
Lakers’ Offseason Running Notes (from Cranjis McBasketball):
“Sources Say”? How Insiders Actually Break Stories (from Greg Esposito, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Playoff Format Seeding Change Would Add 40,000 Travel Miles (from Brian Mahoney, AP):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/28/18

How Second Spectrum Is Redesigning The NBA (from Ben Dowsett, Nylon Calculus):
Breaking Down FA Wings By Player Type (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The Star Extensions That Matter In NBA Free Agency (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
The Most Interesting Non-LeBron FA Questions (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
How Agents Prepare For Free Agency (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
In Defense Of The Sixers Doing Nothing This Summer (from Andrew Unterberger, rightstorickysanchez.com):
The Best FA Bargains (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
What KD’s Opt-Out Means  (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
The NBPA’s 1st Mental Health Director Has An Ambitious Plan (from Mary Pilon, Bleacher Report):
Q & A: Brad Stevens (from Jay King, The Athletic):
Celtics’ Tier Two: Key Rotation Players (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
What Can Lance Stephenson Offer His Next Team?  (from Kelly Scaletta, Bleacher Report):
Lakers Reopen Kawhi Talks With Spurs (from Shelburne/Wojnarowski/Windhorst, ESPN):
Tyler Lydon: Ready For Summer League After He Feared The Worst (from Donna Ditota, syracuse.com):