Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/5/17

Roy Hibbert And The Search For Truth In Defensive Stats (from Justin, Nylon Calculus):
What KAT Can Learn From DMC (from Michael Walton, Dunking With Wolves):
Are The Pacers Overachieving Or Underestimated?  (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Now D’Antoni Has Two Stellar PGs (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
The Week In Review (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Horford Credits Marcus Smart For Blossoming Alley-Oop Connection (form Jay King, Mass Live):
Tatum’s Historic Shooting Pace (from Taylor King, celtics.com):
NBA Scout Breaks Down Ben Simmons’ Biggest Strengths, Flaws (from Sean Devey, Sporting News);
Cavs’ Playbook: New Sets Are Exploiting Opposing Centers (from Mike Zavagno, Fear The Sword):
Film Breakdown: Timberwolves’ Flex Offense Concepts (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Interesting Trends So Far This Season (from Shane Young, BBall Breakdown):
The Raptors’ Youth Movement (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Nuggets: Lyles Ready For Increased Opportunity (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Thaddeus Young: The Do-It-All Big Man The Pacers Need (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
How Are The Jazz Doing It?  (from Andy Larsen, ksl.com):
Grizzlies’ Winning Formula: Defend & Score In Transition (from Grizzly Bear Blues):
Three Under-The-Radar Storylines From The Season’s 1st Quarter (from Austin Cracraft, LWOS):
Bulls: Can Dunn Provide Stability At PG? (from Sam Smith,  bulls.com):
ORL Reality: Improve Defense Or Miss Playoffs (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
With Room To Maneuver, WCS Is Playing Better Off The Bench (from Nate Wolf, NBA Math):
G-League Scouting Report: Christian Wood (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Basketball Dictionary: “Drop”, Part Two (from Dylan Murphy, Medium):
Demario Mayfield Finds Basketball Peace In The Middle East (from David Gardner, Bleacher Report):

Adaptable Dwyane Wade (from Vincent Goodwill, NBC Sports):

Brandon Ingram: Transforming Before Lakers’ Eyes (from Tania Ganguli, LATimes):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/1/17 PART ONE

The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How Is Simmons Dominating Without A Jumper?  (from Matt Chin, NBA Math):
Sixers’ Legendary Stats Crew Has Counted It All: From Wilt To JoJo  (from Keith Mike Jensen, philly.com):
Porzingis Is Unstoppable (from Mike Vorkunov, VICE Sports):
Defining The Six Most Important Teams, Besides GSW  (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Why Epic Comebacks Are Becoming Routine (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
Best Team-Rookie Pairings From Early NBA Season (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Bulls: Promising Signs From Markkanen & Dunn (from Steve Aschburner, nba.com):
Horford’s Stealth Impact On Winning (from A. Sherrod Blakely, NBC Sports):
Kyrie Irving Has All The Answers (from Bobby Manning, Celtics Blog):
Harrison Barnes Is Playing More Aggressively This Season (from Dalton Trigg, Mavs Moneyball):
Only Gasol Can Save The Grizzlies’ Season (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
Lonzo Ball: Learning To Be More Assertive (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
The Spurs’ Collective Patience, Instincts, Selflessness (from Mark Travis, Pounding The Rock):
The Basketball Dictionary: “Drop”, Part One  (from Dylan Murphy, Medium.com):
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What We Know About Hayward’s Recovery And Eventual Return (from Nicole Yang, Boston.com):
Sixers: Succeeding With Passing & Hustle (from defpen.com):
Brandon Ingram: Quietly Making Great Progress (from Dicky Fung, Silver Screen And Roll):
Kyle Korver’s Effectiveness (from Nathan Beighle, King James Gospel):
Al Jefferson’s Locker Room Presence (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):