Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/11/18 PART TWO

Tyus Jones Leads PGs In A Defensive Stat That Thibodeau Doesn’t Trust (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Breaking Down The Blazers’ Improved Defense (from Eric Griffith, Blazers’ Edge):
Takeaways From Heat’s Win Over IND (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Simmons Hits The Wall Without Embiid (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Delon Wright Can Be The Raptors’ Difference Maker (from Simon Broder,
Introducing Player-Impact Plus-Minus (from Jacob Goldstein, Nylon Calculus):
Celtics: Realizing Defense Is Their Identity  (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
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Celtics: Historically Competitive For A Young Team (from Zach Kram, The Ringer):
(Note: Don’t overlook the 73-74 ABA Champion New York Nets, whose starting lineup of Doctor J, Super John Williamson, Larry Kenon, Brian Taylor & Billy Paultz averaged 23 years old).
The Freak Is Great, But Don’t Call Him “The Next LBJ” (from Alex West, NBA Math):
Eric Gordon: Stepping Up In Harden’s Absence (from Eric Spyropolous, Space City Scoop):
Erik Spoelstra: COY Candidate (from Simon Smith, All U Can Heat):
The Next Wave Of International Stars Is Here (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Aaron Gordon Is Asked To Walk A Fine Line (from John Denton,
Video: Analyzing Aminu’s Jump Shot (from Jeff Siegel, Blazers’ Edge):
Jerami Grant: The Process Continues For OKC’s X-Factor (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/12/17 PART ONE

Andre Drummond: Point Center (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Basketball):
Andre Drummond’s Most Impressive Statistic (from Shameek Mohile, Piston Powered):
Cavs’ Versatile Crowder Working To Get Comfortable In Many Roles (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
Should The Cavs Give John Holland A Shot? (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):
Cavs Celebrate All The Ways Korver Helps Them Win (from Joe Vardon,
Aaron Gordon Leads The NBA In 3-Point Shooting (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Blazers: Still Struggling To Attack The Rim (from Raymond Simms, Hoops Habit):
UTA 114, BKN 106  (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
Sixers’ Monstars Unit Is Crushing The Competition (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Carlisle On Noel’s DNP: Minutes Have To Be Earned (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
What’s Behind Mudiay’s Hot Shooting?  (from Daniel C. Lewis, Denver Stiffs):
The Full Jokic Highlight Reel (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Dillon Brooks Is Impressing The Grizzlies (from Steve Mims,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/4/17

What Ails The Nuggets’ Offense?  (from Paul Headley, 16 Wins):
Speed & Space: Why Players Are Slimming Down (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Friday Night Recap (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
CLE 130, WAS 122: LBJ Breaks Out All The Tools (from Brian Windhorst. ESPN):
PHI 121, IND 110 (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
TOR 109, UTA 100 (from William Lou, The Medium):
BOS 101, OKC 94  (from Justin Quinn, Celtics Life):
How Draymond Fuels The Dubs (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
The Cavs’ Defense Makes Them Vulnerable (from Shane Young, Bball Breakdown):
Ben Simmons Deserves More Attention (from Zachary Tenner, Sir Charles In Charge):
Bazemore: Flashing New Skills (from Jeff Siegel, Peachtree Hoops):
Covington & McConnell: Gems Of The Sixers’ Process (from Jordan Christmas, Hashtag Basketball):
Andre Drummond: Demonstrating Maturity & Focus (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
Celtics: What We Know & Don’t Know (from Paul Swydan,
DPOY Watch (from Spencer Davies, BBall Insiders):
Raptors: Siakam Is Playing Like A 10-Year Vet (from Mike Ganter, Postmedia Network):
D’Angelo Russell’s Fresh Start (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Dennis Smith, Jr: Finding His Footing (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Suns’ GM On Triano’s Coaching (from Scott Bordow, azcentral):
Video: Can Aaron Gordon Lead The Magic To The Playoffs? (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdwon):
Gary Harris Might Be Making Another Leap (from Max Carlin, Nugg Love):
Heat: Andy Elisburg, From Intern To GM (from Walter Villa, Miami Herald):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/26/17

 GSW 117, TOR 112 (from William Lou,
Video Breakdown Of Game-Ending 10-0 Run (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Wednesday Night Recap (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
SAS 117, MIA 100 (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Timberwolves: Where Is The Transition “D”?  (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum: Exceeding Expectations (from Paolo Uggeti, The Ringer):
Bulls: Kay Felder: Small Size, Big Heart (from Sam Smith,
5 Players Making The Most Of New Opportunities (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The ringer):
Aaron Gordon: Prospering At PF (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Dejounte Murray Is Breaking Out (from Jesus Gomez, BBall Breakdown):
Nets: Sean Marks & Kenny Atkinson Have “Switched The Culture” (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Pelicans: The Problem Is The Rest Of The Roster (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Brad Stevens’ Magic Touch (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
The Scars That Shaped Jabari Parker (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
5 Ways To Fix “One-and-Done” (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Elbow Injury Forced LBJ To Change Shooting Motion (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
LBJ Can Play Any Position At Any Time (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
LBJ: The NBA’s Prometheus (from Jason Concepion, The Ringer):
Q&A: Hassan Whiteside (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
How Craig Robinson Wound Up Working For The Knicks (from Adam Zagoria,
Travelling Violations Are Way Up (from Positive Residual, Nylon Calculus):
Video Compilation: Snap Series Run By 76ers/Pistons (From Zak Boisvert,
Shane Larkin Makes Most Of His Chances With Celtics (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Fultz’ Trainer Sheds Light On Strange Injury Saga (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Marques Johnson Discusses Bucks’ “Return To The Mecca” Game (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
Swanigan Proving To Be Late Draft Steal (from David Woods, Indy Star):
Ask Ben: Game-To-Game Strategy & More (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Suns’ Defense: Effort is The First Step (from Ben Falk):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis PART ONE 10/25/17

Ben Simmons: Already Passing Like A Veteran PG (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
Anunoby: Fitting Right In With Raptors (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
What Makes Dejounte Murray Different? (from Fred Silva, Pounding The Rock):
LBJ On Starting At PG, Playing Every Position (from Joe Vardon,
Jeff Green’s Role With The Cavs (from Chris Fedor,
Durant’s Outstanding Defensive Start (from Shane Young, Fanrag Sports):
Orlando’s New Front Office Explains Its Patient Plan (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Aaron Gordon And The Magic Are Finally Having Fun (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Is Giannis Already The League’s Best Player?  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
The Thunder’s Roster Problem (from Jack Winter, Fanrag Sports):
Wiggins’ Development (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
– Griffin Elevates Clippers With 3-Point Shooting  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Lakers Look To Jason Kidd For Lonzo Ball Blueprint (from Ohn Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Exploring Early Season Trends With Usage Charts (from Krishna Narsu, Nylon Calculus):
Blazers’ Bench Becoming One Of The League’s Best (from Jason Quick, NBC Sports):
How LMA & The Spurs Patched Up A Rocky Marriage (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Tuesday Night Recap (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum: The Future Is Now (from Jay King, Mass Live):
Doncic Makes Everyone Take Notice – Again  (from DJ Dunson, Yahoo Sports):