Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/6/18

BKN: Jarrett Allen’s Glaring Weakness (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
CHA: The Importance Of Keeping Cody Zeller Healthy (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
CLE: Can The Cavs’ Plan Work?  (from Terry Pluto, cleveland.com):
CLE: After Horrible Playoff Run, Clarkson Changed His Diet & HIs Workouts (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
DEN: Nuggets’ Depth: Untested But Ready For The Challenge (from Zach Mikash, Denver Stiffs):
GSW: Ron Adams Again Named #1 NBA Assistant Coach (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
IND: Q & A: Tyreke Evans (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
LAC:  Tobias Harris Can Be Clips’ Go-To Guy, Per His Mentor George Gervin  (from Jovan Buha, The Athletic):
LAL:  How Does LBJ Fit In With Lakers?  (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
LAL: Ingram’s Star On The Rise (from Mike Trudell, lakers.com):
MEM: MarShon Brooks: “Professional Bucket Getter” (from Mark Giannotto, Commercial Appeal):
MIA: Heat Preseason A Forward-Thinking Opportunity (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIA: Heat, Spoelstra Adjust To Non-Contact NBA (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIL:  Antetokounmpo’s Time Has Arrived (from Matt Moore, The Action Network):
MIN: An Early Call To Circle The Wagons After Rout By OKC (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
NYK: Fizdale Is Giving Clyde Frazier The Chance He’s Been Craving (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
OKC: Roberson Will Be Out Longer Than Expected (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
OKC: Dennis Schroder Savors Second Chance To Make NBA Impression (from Brett Dawson, The Athletic):
ORL: Film Room: Aaron Gordon Becoming More Complete Player (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
ORL: Q & A: Jonathan Issac (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
PHI: Landry Shamet Is Shining In Preseason Play (from Liberty Ballers):
POR: Video Breakdown: Terry Stotts’ Horns Offensive Set (from Dane Delgado, NBC Sports):
POR: Point Forward Evan Turner (from Dwight Jaynes, NBC Sports):
UTA: How Sefolosha Elevates Teammates’ Play (from Dan Clayton, Salt City Hoops):
WAS: Despite Postseason Snub, Satoransky Enters Third Season With Confidence (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Larry Brown Can’t Stop Coaching (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
An Oral History Of The Sonics’ Final Game At KeyArena (from Percy Allen, Seattle Times):
The NBA Big Man Isn’t Disappearing, Just Evolving (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
EuroLeague Top 100 Players, 41-50 (from Antonis Stroggylakis, Eurohoops.net):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/29/18

10 Takeaways From The 1st Preseason Games (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
Draft & Stash Players: Where Are They Now? (from Alberto De Roa, Hoops Hype):
What NBA Officials Will Focus On This Season (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
BOS: Versatility: Celtics Show Glimpses Of Promising Future  (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
BOS: Kyrie Irving’s Secret Workouts In Seattle (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
CHI: Bulls Practice Observations (from Will Perdue & Kendall Gill, NBC Sports):
CLE: Osman Is Ready For Expanded Role (from Kaelen Jones, Sports Illustrated):
DAL: Ryan Broekhoff’s Journey To The NBA (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):

 

DEN: Nuggets Are Asking Young Vet Gary Harris To Take Another Leap (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/539301/2018/09/28/at-only-24-gary-harris-is-a-young-veteran-the-nuggets-are-asking-to-take-another-leap/

 

GSW: Q & A: Andre Iguodala (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):

Read it here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/28/warriors-andre-iguodala-on-his-health-last-seasons-playoffs-and-life-after-basketball/

HOU: Rockets Like What They See In James Ennis (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: How To Process The Pacers’ Obsession With Rebounding (from J Michael, Indy Star):

 

IND: Screening: O’Quinn Brings Rare Skill To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/pacers/news/oquinn-brings-rare-skill-pacers

LAL: Kuzma Diversifying Role (from Joey Ramirez, lakers.com):
MIL: Bucks’ Roster Analysis (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline.com):

MIL: Budenholzer Will Teach His Players To Work Smarter (from Adam McGee, Behind The Buck Pass):

Read it here:  https://behindthebuckpass.com/2018/09/29/milwaukee-bucks-mike-budenholzer-will-teach-players-work-smarter/

MIL: Brook Lopez Gives Bucks A Stretch 5  (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):

Read it here:  https://stats.nba.com/articles/brook-lopez-gives-milwaukee-a-stretch-five/

MIN: Taj Gibson’s Leadership Style (from Chris Hine, Star Tribune):
NOP: Grading The Pels Roster  (from NBA Math):
NYK: Grading The Knicks Roster (from NBA Math):
NYK: Is Mudiay Ready To Break Out?  (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
OKC: Training Camp Notes (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
OKC: How Much The Thunder Defense Suffers Without Roberson (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):

ORL: Clifford Working On Determining Vucevic & Bamba’s Roles (from John Denton, magic.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/magic/news/clifford-plans-experiment-playing-vucevic-and-bamba-together-20180928

POR: Seth Curry Brings Shot-Making, Underdog Mentality To Blazers (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):

SAC: Harry Giles Is Ready To Unleash (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):

Read it here:  https://www.sacbee.com/sports/nba/sacramento-kings/article219164180.html

TOR: Lowry Remains Raptors’ Most Compelling, Complicated Figure (from Eric Koreen, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/555712/2018/09/28/despite-upheaval-kyle-lowry-remains-raptors-most-complicated-compelling-figure/

UTA: For Some Jazz Players, Learning To Sacrifice Playing Time Will Be Key (from Tony Jones, The Athletic):
WAS: Lineup Experimentation (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis: 9/6/18

Chriss At A Crossroads (from Ryan Nguyen, Cleaning The Glass):
Mike Conley’s Impact On Kyle Anderson (from Jack Noonan, Grizzly Bear Blues ):
A Healthy Roberson Is OKC’s Most Important Player This Season (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Celtics: Robert Williams Is Learning To “Live Up” To Being A Pro (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
How Will The Celtics Handle Their Astonishing Depth?  (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
The Unique Relationship Between Russell Westbrook & Mo Cheeks (from Royce Young, ESPN):
Timberwolves’ Player Profile: Tyus Jones (from Dane Moore/Charlie Johnson):
Steve Nash’s Journey From Victoria To The HOF  (from Michael Grange, Sportsnet.ca):
Jason Kidd: Quintessential PG (from Dwain Price, mavs.com):
Video: The Days & Nights Of Jason Kidd (from Nick LeTourneau, Nets Daily):
Q & A: Ettore Messina (from Alberta Mazagalia, Eurodevotion):
(Note: Google translate it if you don’t know Italian)
Years (Not Dollars) Matter Most For Second-Round Contracts  (from Shehan Peiris, Blog Don’t Lie):
Marques Johnson: Undervalued In Bucks’ History (from Rob Gueldner, Behind The Buck Pass):
Sports Science: Alex McKechnie: From Glasgow To The NBA (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
Q & A: Mavs’ Assistant GM Keith Grant (from Danny Bollinger,  mavs.com):
Q & A: Nets’ Director Of Human Performance Zach Weatherford (from Diamond Leung. The Athletic):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/18/18

WCF: Who Is Winning The Style Battle? (from Ian Levy, The Step Back):
WCF: Hunting Mismatches (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
WCF: Game Two Analysis (from Thomas Bevilacqua, Golden State Of Mind):
Can The Rockets Win The WCF? (from Justin Carter, The Charity Stripe):
Five Questions Heading Into Phase Two Of The Conference Finals (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):
Marcus Smart: More Than A Cult Figure (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Peer Into Doncic’s NBA Future At The EuroLeague Final Four (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Suns: Kokoskov Is Ready To Start Cooking The Vision Into Reality (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Bucks: Budenolzer Is The Right Choice (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Jarron Collins Might Be Fighting Bias Against Big Men Coaching In The NBA (from Dan Woike, LA Times):
OKC: Roberson’s Value Emerged In His Absence (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Biggest FA, Trade & Draft  Decisions For Each Team (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Suns: GM McDonough Opens Up About Ayton, Doncic (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
The Combine’s Context (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Why Teams Value Combine Interactions (from Malika Edward, Chicago Tribune):
The Combine: Big Winners & New Comps From Physical Measurements (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Pistons: Using VR Goggles To Test Players (from James Edwards III, The Athletic):
Brian Bowen II Is In “No Man’s Land” (from Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports):
Ben Simmons Is Going To Take Over The NBA (from Yaron Weitzman, slamonline.com):
Q & A: De’Aaron Fox (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/29/18

DMC Injury, Day 3:
Denver’s Investment In Jamal Murray Is Paying Off (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
How The Rockets’ Offense Benefits From The 3-Point Line (from Gavriel Wilkins, Space City Scoop):
The Celtics’ Defense Is Legit (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
Celtics: Do Not Expect Marcus Morris To Change (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Cavs: Lue Alters Rotations (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
Pistons: The Ripple Effect Of Reggie Jackson’s Injury (from James Edwards III, The Athletic);
All-International Prospect Teams – 2018 (from Jackson Hoy, Lock Draft):
Adams Wears Down Embiid In Thunder Victory (from Berry Tramel, newsok.com):
OKC: Options & Non-Options With Roberson Out For The Season (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Knicks: Rest Of Season Needs To Be All About The Future (from John Schmeelk, CBS New York):
Knicks: The Trey Burke Risk Is Paying Off (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Grizzlies: Time To Commit To Bickerstaff (from Grizzly Bear Blues):
Appreciating Durant’s Passing Talent (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Checking In On The Wolves’ Deployment Of ICE Defense (from Ben Beecken, Dunking With Wolves):
How KAT Earned His 1st All-Star Selection (from Tyler Metcalf, Hashtag Basketball):
The Wolves’ Changing Culture (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
How The Dubs Are Mastering The Mid-Range Game (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Video Breakdown:  How Curry & Irving Deal With Crunch-Time Bitzes (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
The 10 Least Tradeable Contracts Of 2018 (from Keith Smith, RealGM):
Spurs: Dejounte Murray Is Solidifying Status As PG Of The Future (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Pacers: Turner Tries To Stay Patient While Shaking Off Rust (from Clifton Brown, Indy Star):
What Does The Raptors’ Three-Point Revolution Mean For Their Future?  (from Chris Sanders, Raptors HQ):
A Deep Dive Into Justin Patton’s Development (from Charlie Johnson, Canis Hoopus):
Film Room: Breaking Down The Sexton-Young Matchup (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):