Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/2/18

The Quiet Rise Of Brandon Ingram (from DeAntae Prince, Sports Illustrated):
How The Celtics Slowed Down Harden (from Matt Chin, Celtics Blog):
Horford’s Playmaking & Impact On Celtics’ Offense (from Shane Young, BBall Breakdown):
Theoretical Analysis Of Devin Booker: On-Ball Vs Off-Ball (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
How Wiggins Can Be More Efficient (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
The Isaiah Thomas Experiment Begins Now (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Cavs’ GM Koby Altman Got His Dream Job…And All The Challenges That Come With It (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
How The NBA Is Getting Assists Wrong (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Wizards Are Going Thru Best 3-Point Shooting Stretch In Team History (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
Bullock, Kennard Brighten Pistons Outlook As Bradley, Johnson Work Their Way Back (from Keith Langlois,
Pistons: Adjusting To Life Minus Reggie (from Keith Langlois,
Lakers: The Case For “Gradual Emergence” (from Tarun Abhichandani, Sportskeeda):
Is Tanking A Viable Team-Building Strategy? (from David Sauriol,
DeRozan’s Improvement Efforts Come Through On Monster Night (from Michael Grange,
Raptors: The Team No One Wants To Believe In (from Jordan Kligman, Hashtag Basketball):
How Aminu Has Grown As A 3-Point Shooter (from Casey Holdahl,
Defensive Struggles Are Limiting Abrines’ Minutes & Effectiveness (from Brett DAwson,
Dec 26-31: Analyzing The Week  (from Keith Smith, RealGM):
G-League: Terrence Jones Is Trying To Resuscitate His NBA Career (from Connor Letourneau,
Hawks’ Rookie John Collins Keeps Getting Better (from Chris Guest, Soaring Down South):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/14/17 PART TWO

How 2016 Draftees Ingram, Bender, Hield, Sabonis, Prince Are Faring In Year Two (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Taurean Prince: Year Two (from Michael Cunningham,
The Warriors Are Shooting Better Than Ever (from John Schuhmann,
LBJ’s Improved Shooting (from Greg Swartz, Bleacher Report):
Sabonis & Oladipo Are Feuling The Pacers’ Rise (from Michael Sykes II, SB Nation):
Video Breakdown: KAT’s Defense Versus Embiid (from Ben Beecken, Dunking With Wolves):
Can The Rockets Be Stopped?  (from Tim Cato, SB Nation):
Nets:  RHJ’s 2nd Chance (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Stephen Silas On The Rockets’ Defense (from Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle):
Ranking The NBA’s New Middle Class (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Why Satoransky Should Be Wall’s Primary Backup (from Donnell Coley, Wiz Of Awes):
Spurs: Brandon Paul Finally Gets His Shot (from Dennis Chambers, Basketball Insiders):
Yogi Ferrell Continues To Rise (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Thunder: Abrines Can Shoot, Roberson Can Defend (from David Brandon, 16 Wins):
Film Room: Episode 1: Defensive Execution (from Dylan Murphy, Medium):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/24/17

The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Q & A: Paul George (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Paul George: Defensive Catalyst (from Erik Horne,
Draymond Green: Indispensable Leader (from Associated Press):
Pacers: Turner & Sabonis, Together As Well As Apart (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Analyzing CP3’s Impact  (from Eric Spyropolous, Space City Scoop):
Clint Capela: Becoming The Modern Center Prototype (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
“Sneaky Good Players”: Thornwell, RHJ, Mejri, Abrines, Evans, Holmes, Bjelica (from The Ringer):
Pacers: 3-Point Shooting Has Been A Huge Strength (from Tony East,
Has The 3-Point Revolution Led To A 2-Point Revolution? (from Miles Wray, The Step Back):
Ben Simmons By The Numbers (from Simon Smith, Hoops Habit):
Thunder Big 3 (from David Brandon, 16 Wins):
Despite Recent Skid, ORL Sees Signs Of Progress (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
Siakam: Turning Heads With Relentless Energy  (from Josh Lewenberg,
Bulls: How Markkanen Speeds The Rebuild (from Zack Kobler, Sir Charles In Charge):
UTA 110, CHI 80 (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
Quincy Pondexter Doesn’t Need A Holiday To Give Thanks (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Batum: Helping The Hornets Get Organized (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
Joe Ingles Is Doing The Same Thing He Always Has – Only More Of It (from Kyle Goon,
Andrew Wiggins’ Defense Is Improving (from Jake Paynting, Dunking With Wolves):
Thon Maker: Seeing Results From Focus On Midrange Jumpers (from Matt Velazques,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/21/17

Giannis Turns Defense Into Offense Better Than Anyone (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Is 3-Pt Shooting Blake Griffin Here To Stay? (from Jason Patt, Fanrag Sports):
How NBA Players Take Care Of Their Bodies.  Part One: Cryotherapy  (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Pondexter Blessed For 2nd Chance (from Sam Smith,
Friday Night Recap (from insidehoops/AP):
Warriors Appreciated How Ian Clark Made The Most Of Limited Minutes (from Mark Medina,
How Will The Evolution Of The Big Man Continue? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Thunder: Steven Adams’ Influence Is Continuing To Grow (from Erik Horne,
Alex Abrines: Thunder X-Factor (from Matt Craig, Daily Thunder):
Film Room: Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Orlando Magic Playbook: Fournier Curl Off Double-Screen (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Darren Collison Draws On Experience To Stay Step Ahead (from Mark Monteith,

Observations From Each Team’s Opening Game (from Evan Dyal,
Spoelstra Embraces Timeout From Timeouts (from Ira Winderman, SunSentnel):
Bertomeu: FIBA Treats Players In 2 Different Ways (from O. Cauchi, Sportando):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/2/17

OKC: Teammates Who Will Benefit Most From Formation Of “Big 3”  (from Lawrence George, Thunderous Intentions):
The Westbrook Roadmap 2.0  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Knicks’ KP Dilemma (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Sixers: The Value Of JJ & RoCo (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Heat: Spoelstra Conjures Intriguing 5-Men-Out Alignment  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
How Jabari Parker Breaks Down Defenders In Transition (from Scott Rafferty):
Grading The Sixers Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
How Anthony Tolliver Can Help The Pistons (from Lazarus Jackson, Detroit Bad Boys):
LeVert Used 1st Real Offseason To Get Seriously Fit (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
Why The Jazz Offense Will Be Better Than People Think (from Jared Woodcox, The JNotes):
Dennis Smith, Jr & Backcourt Depth Will Allow Mavs To Do New Things (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
League Pass Rankings, Part One (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Kings: Buddy Hield “Burns To Win” (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Kuzma Continues To Build Off Impressive Summer (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Avery Bradley’s Work Ethic (from John Niyo, Detroit News):
Brad Stevens Continues To Stress Jaylen Bown’s Defense  (from Jay King, MassLive):
RIP: Frank Hamblen Was A Revered NBA Coach (from Andy Amey,