Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/7/19

– BKN: As Injuries Start To Catch Up To The Nets, What The Pending Returns Of Caris LeVert And Allen Crabbe Mean (from Michael Scotto, The Athletic)
– BKN: Behind The Nets’ Success Is A Carefully Crafted Culture And, Finally, A Clue (from Harvey Araton, New York Times)
– BOS: Marcus Smart Is East’s Most Accurate Three-Point Shooter Since January 1 (from Bryan Kalbrosky, HoopsHype)
– CHI: After The 200th Loss Of His NBA Career, Zach Lavine Can Only Hope Otto Porter Will Help Him Win (from Jon Greenberg, The Athletic)
 DAL: Dallas Mavericks’ Salary Breakdown (from HoopsHype Salary Database)
– DET: Pistons Deal With Lakers Better Positions Them To Fill Needs For 2020 And Beyond (from Keith Langlois, Detroit Pistons Web Editor)
– GSW: NBA Daily: Alfonzo McKinnie’s Road To The NBA (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders)
– LAC: Clippers’ Big Trade Has Brought Them Assets To Build For The Future, Now Or This Summer (from Andrew Grief, LA Times)
– LAC: The Clippers Pivot Again, This Time To Build The West’s Next Super Team (from Wes Goldberg, FanSided)
 LAL: How The Stabbing Death Of His Transgender Sibling Shaped Newest Laker Reggie Bullock (from Arash Markazi, LA Times)
– LAL: Lakers Understand The Cautionary Tale Of Giving Up Too Many Draft Picks For A Star (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times)
MIL: Brook Lopez Is The Bucks’ 3-Point Shooting Avenger (from Martenzie Johnson, The Undefeated)
– ORL: Inside The Magic: Want To Trade Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Fans? Be Careful What You Wish For (from Josh Robbins, The Athletic)
– ORL: Stress Fracture Could Cost Magic’s Mo Bamba Remainder Of His Rookie Season (from Josh Robbins, The Athletic)
– PHI: The 76ers Upcoming Offseason Will Have Historic Luxury Tax Obligations (from yossinba, SixersWire)
– PHI: In Trading For Tobias Harris, The Sixers Have Chosen Their Course (from Dan Devine, The Ringer)
– PHI: 8 Possible Reasons For The 76ers Going All-In With The Tobias Harris And Jimmy Butler Trades (from Kristian Winfield, SB Nation)
PHI: Will The Sixers’ Big Deal Be Enough? (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight)
– SAC: Kings Trades: When Human Emotions Collide With Business Side Of Basketball (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee)
– WAS: Otto Porter Jr. Was A Luxury The Cap-Strapped Wizards Could No Longer Afford (from Ben Golliver, Washington Post)
– WAS: After 7 Years, Washington Was More Than Just Place Of Business For Otto Porter (from Ben Standig, NBC Sports)
– WAS: Why Bobby Portis And Jabari Parker Were Exactly What The Wizards Were Looking For (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports Washington)
– Forbes Says Knicks Most Valuable Team, Worth $4B (from The Associated Press)
Trade Grades: Sixers Go All-In For Tobias Harris While Clippers Reload For The Offseason (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated)

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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/16/18

10 Things (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Clippers Loss Exposed Celtics’ Defensive Issues (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
–  Celtics: The Importance Of Marcus Smart (from A Sherrod Blakely, NBC Sports):
Jonathan Isaac Knows Patience Is Key To Long-Term Success (from John Denton, magic.com):
Heat: Adebayo Is Proving To Be A Genuine Building Block (from Simon Smith,  All U Can Heat):
Magic: A Deeper Look At Hezonja’s Improvement (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Oladipo & Sabonis: The Dynamic Duo (from Jonathan Macri, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
What The Blazers Are Learning From A Ref Consultant About Getting More Foul Calls (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
Nikola Jokic: Highlights From Last Night (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Steven Adams’ Offensive Impact (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Q & A: Kevin McHale (from Justin Terranova, NY Post ):
Suns: Can Elfrid Payton Become A Long-Term Answer? (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Q & A: Elfrid Payton (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
OKC: Paul George Was Exactly What Was Needed (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
Goran Dragic’s Wild Ride To All-Star Status (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Hard Work, Steady Development Paid Off For Tatum, Celtics (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
–  Diminishing Returns: Less-Skilled Shooters Are Adding The Step Back (from Sydney Robinson, Nylon Calculus):
Nets: Loyalty To Allen Crabbe Is Finally Paying Off (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Anthony Davis Is Carrying A Team That Needs Him More Than Ever (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
Pistons GM Bower: Secrecy, Trust Are Key In Trade Talks (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
2018 Draft: Elie Okobo, Hiding In Plain Sight (from Jackson Hoy, The Stepien):
Remembering & Celebrating Flip Saunders (from Charlie Johnson, Canis Hoopus):
NBA Coaches: Sharing Teaching Techniques in eCoach Program (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/9/17

Rating NBA Tiers: From Warriors To Worst (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Teodosic: Already Giving Clippers Joy & Pace (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
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Breakout Watch: Norman Powell  (from Vivek Jacob, BBball Breakdwon):
Nets: Is Allen Crabbe A Perfect Fit?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Q & A: Vince Carter (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Player Preview: Nikola Jokic  (from Tyler Bowen, Hoops Nations):
The New-Look Hawks’ Offense (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
Is Kuzma The Real Deal? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Four Atlantic Division Breakout Players  (from Matt Chin, otgbasketball.com):
Marcus Smart’s Scrappiness Is Rubbing Off On New Teammates  (from Taylor C. Snow, Celtics.com):
Yabusele: Strengths & Weaknesses  (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com):
Spurs: Lauvergne Looking Like Good Fit (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Podcast: Nuggets’ President Tim Connelly (from Adrian Wojnarowski):
The Cavs Are Counting On LBJ’s Defense (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Grizzlies: Playoff Hopes Depend On Four Comeback Candidates (from Chris Herrington, Commercial Appeal):
Every Teams’ Best Case Scenario (from Ti Windisch, Fansided):
Wolves: Thibodeau Executes The Rerunning Of The Bulls (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Grading The Spurs’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Summer Internship Could Help Willy Hernangomez Separate Himself (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
There Is More To Dion Than Waiters Island (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
Coach Vogel: Excited About Orlando’s Modernized Style Of Play (from John Denton, magic.com):
Lakers’ Preseason: Data Takeaways  (from Cranjis McBasketball, Forum Blue And Gold):
–  Jazz: Joe Johnson Can Still Play (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
The Top 5 Prospects From the 2017 Draft (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Pistons Like Moreland’s Energy, Not His Lapses (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Euroleague Season Preview (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 31-40  (from Sportando):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/7/17

Miami Has A Deep, Talented Roster & A Top-Four Coach  (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Q & A: Eric Malinowski, Author Of Betaball (from Matt Giles, Longreads):
– Justise Winslow’s True Test Will Come (from Ira Winderman, SunSentiel):
Q & A: Malcolm Delaney  (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
One Way Each Team Can Improve (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Magic Want Vucevic To Embrace The Trey (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Hawks’ Collins Has Set His Sights High (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Jayson Tatum: In A Unique Position With The Celtics  (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Thunder Show Offensive Potential (from Royce Young, ESPN):
In Playoffs, OKC Collapsed w/o Westbrook (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
CP3/Rockets: A Clash In Shot Selection (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
The Raptors’ Young Bench  (from Demar Grant, Tip Of The Tower):
Aaron Gordon: Taking His Game To The Next Level (from John Denton, Magic.com):
The Importance Of Defensive Rebounding (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Why Okafor’s Trade Value Is Rising (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 51-60 (from Sportando):
Gian Clavell: Impressing In Early Preseason Games (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Blazers: Replacing Crabbe (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):
Should The NBA Adopt These G-League Rules?  (from Donnovan Bennett, Sportsnet.ca):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/11/17

The Re-Energizing Of Andre Drummond (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Pistons: Improved Perimeter Defense & Andre Drummond (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Film Study: Allen Crabbe (from Charles Maniego, Nets Daily):
Five 2018 Draft Prospects Who “You Need To Care About” (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Rising Draft Prospects (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Dennis Schroder’s Breakout Moment (from Ryan Akin,Soaring Down South):
New G-League GM Anthony Parker Is Excited About The Challenge (from John Denton, magic.com):
Sam Dekker: Blueprint For The Future NBA SF? (from Paul Tooke, Clipperholics):
Will Zach LaVine Make Another Leap This Season?  (from Nick Birdsong, NBA Math):
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