Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/2/19

BOS: Defense Will Determine The Celtics’ Fate (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
CLE: McCaw: The Right Kind Of Flier For The Cavs To Take (from Carter Rodriguez, Fear The Sword):
DEN: The Evolution Of Jamal Murray’s Passing (from Grayson Moore, Nugg Love):
DET: DJ Bakker: Life As An NBA Player Development Coach (from James Edwards III, The Athletic):
DET: How The Bucks Picked Apart The Pistons Is Perfect Example Of How The NBA Has Changed (from Keith Langlois,
DET: Kennard Is Working On Being More Aggressive (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
DET: Reggie Jackson Shares Why He Is Struggling (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
HOU: How Harden Worked Overtime To Build His Scoring Streak (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
HOU: Harden Is The NBA’s Best Offensive Player (from Andre Snellings, ESPN):
HOU: No Need To Rush CP3 Back (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
LAL: Josh Hart’s Ever-Revolving Role (from Hannah Kulik, Laker Nation):
MIL: The Improved Efficiency Of Giannis (from Matthew Hallett, Hoops Habit):
NOP: The Importance Of Payton’s Return (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
OKC: Westbrook’s Roller-Coaster Offense Isn’t Slowing Down The Thunder (from Royce Young, ESPN):
OKC: Nader Is Trying To Make The Most Of His Chance (from Clay Horning, Norman Transcript):
PHI: Film Room: How Brett Brown Has Tried To Integrate Jimmy Butler (from Andrew Favakeh, Liberty Ballers):
PHI: 5 Observations From Wild Win Over Clippers (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
POR: The Flu Doesn’t Stop Lillard Time (from Jamie Hudson, NBC Sports):
POR: Reacting To Nurkic’s Record-Setting Night (from Dave Deckard, Blazer’s Edge):
SAC: Kings Enter 2019 With Aspirations, Expectations (from James Ham, NBC Sports):
TOR: The Year Of Norman Powell (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic):
UTA: The Jazz’ Rebounding Is Better Than You Think (from Mason McFee, Hoops Habit):
Role Players: The “Skeleton Keys” That Can Unlock Any Lineup: D.Green, Brogdon, Hart,Winslow,Crowder,Shumpert,Bogdan (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
January Schedule Breakdown (from John Schuhmann,
18 Lessons From 2018 (from Sara Peters, The Basketball Writers):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/29/17

Will DeRozan Finally Embrace The 3?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
5 Players Under Age 25 Whose Could Redefine The League (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
Nerlens Noel: Strengths & Weaknesses (from Jake Rauchbach,
Examining How Kyrie Irving Would be Used By Celtics (from Nick Sciria, Nylon Calculus):
Offensive Styles: Team Fit Of Top-Tier Players Who Have Moved To New Teams (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Rockets’ Assistant Coach John Lucas: Q & A (from Gavriel Wilkins, Hoops Habit):
Derrick Rose Interview (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
The Conundrum Of Will Barton (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Lamar Odom Interview (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
David Fizdale Clinic Notes (from Zak Boisvert/Nate Hill,
Blazers’ Biggest Strengths & Weaknesses (from Raymond Simms, Hoops Habit):
The Shot Clock: How The NBA Was Saved On The Back Of A Napkin (from Seerat Sohi, Sports Illustrated):
Road Maps For Teams Stuck In Purgatory  (from Grant Hughes, Bleacher Report):
Abdel Nader Finally Gets His NBA Shot (from Clevis Murray, Sir Charles In Charge):
Grading The 2017-18 Hawks (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):