Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/12/17 PART ONE

Andre Drummond: Point Center (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Basketball):
Andre Drummond’s Most Impressive Statistic (from Shameek Mohile, Piston Powered):
Cavs’ Versatile Crowder Working To Get Comfortable In Many Roles (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
Should The Cavs Give John Holland A Shot? (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):
Cavs Celebrate All The Ways Korver Helps Them Win (from Joe Vardon,
Aaron Gordon Leads The NBA In 3-Point Shooting (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Blazers: Still Struggling To Attack The Rim (from Raymond Simms, Hoops Habit):
UTA 114, BKN 106  (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
Sixers’ Monstars Unit Is Crushing The Competition (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Carlisle On Noel’s DNP: Minutes Have To Be Earned (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
What’s Behind Mudiay’s Hot Shooting?  (from Daniel C. Lewis, Denver Stiffs):
The Full Jokic Highlight Reel (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Dillon Brooks Is Impressing The Grizzlies (from Steve Mims,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/8/17 PART TWO

Dennis Smith, Jr’s Big Night Resulted From Group Education (from Brad Townsend, Dallas News):
Amid Tragedy, Devin Harris’ Bounce-Back Season (from Brad Townsend, Dallas News):
Until This Summer, The Heat Had Always Pursued Stars (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Wolves’ Defense Improves As Chemistry Develops (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Jimmy Butler Sacrifices Numbers For Wins (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Motion Offense Gives Pistons A New Pitch (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Pistons’ Video Playbook: Week 3 (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Defense Has Been A Key To Pistons’ Start (from Brenden Welper, Piston Powered):
Luke Kennard’s Apprenticeship (from Chris McCosky, Detroit News):
Irving & The Celtics: Dominating On Defense (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Early Season Adversity Is Putting The Spotlight On Brad Stevens’ Magic (from Shaun Powell,
Giannis: Going Inside To Lift Bucks (from Dan Feldman, NBC Sports):
Wolves: Teague Needs To Do More Off-Ball (from Logan Metzger, Dunking With Wolves):
Ben Simmons: Taking The NBA By Storm (from Jeff Zilgitt, USA Today):
Ben Simmons: Destroying Pre-Draft Narratives About His Defense (from Brian Bachman, The Sixer Sense):
Q&A: Julius Randle (from Drew Garrison, Silver Screen & Roll):
Wolves: Inspiring Wiggins’ Rise (from Steve Aschburner,
Pacers: Collison’s Surprising Second Act (from Ben Gibson, 8points9seconds):
Ntilikina: Shattering The Rookie Mold (from Fred Kerber, NY Post):
The Ultra-Modern Bigs Headlining The 2018 Draft Class (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Excerpt From ” Hard Labor: The Battle That Birthed The Billion-Dollar NBA” By Sam Smith (from Hoops Hype):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/7/17 PART TWO

–  Grading The MIL-PHO Trade (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
How An Israeli Tech Startup Changed The NBA (from Ben Choen, Wall Street Journal):
Why The Ibaka-Valanciunas Pairing Doesn’t Work (from Sean Woodley,
Mavericks Machine Learning Scout (from Zigzag Analytics):
Ojeleye Seeks Longevity As A 3-And-D Specialist (from Mark D’Amico,
The Week In Review (from Zach Harper, CBS Sports):
Jazz’ 1st 10 Games: Sorting Fact From Fiction (from John Keefer, The J Notes):
Spurs’ 10-game Evaluation (from Paul Garcia, Project Spurs):
Q&A: CJ McCollum (from David Aldridge,
Analyzing Hardaway, Jr.’s Shooting Woes (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):
Film Breakdown: Wolves’ Pick & Roll Defense (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Wolves’ Defense Is Improving (from Ben Beecken, Dunking With Wolves):
Brad Stevens: Master Defensive Strategist (from Tom Lane, Celtics Life):
MIPs So Far This Season (from Darryn Albert, Larry Brown Sports):
Tony Snell: Flamethrower (from Max Carlin, Behind The Buck Pass):
Paul George Trade, Revisited (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Knicks: Ntilikina Is Growing Up Fast (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Terrence Ross: Remaining Positive Despite Shooting Struggles (from John Denton,
How Steph Curry Has Reduced Fouling (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Simmons & Embiid: The Fresh Prince & The Process (from Ben Iezzi, The Sixer Sense):
Sixers: Redick Proving To Be An inspired Signing (from Simon Smith, Hoops Habit):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/6/17

Six Players Showing Major Progress (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
–  Cavs: LBJ’s Greatness Won’t Always Be Enough (from Jacob Doole, Sir Charles In Charge):
Pistons: To The Beat Of A Different Drummond (from Keith Langlois,
Pacers, Suns, D’Angelo (Dan Loman, from The Step Back):
D’Angelo Russell: Showing Development (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Nets: The New & Improved RHJ (from Nicholas LeTourneau):
The Heat’s Pick-And-Rolls Are Getting Predictable (from Jaelin Wilson, Hashtag Basketball):
Lakers Film Room: Why Lonzo Is Struggling To Score (from Pete Zayas, Forum Blue & Gold):
Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics: 3 Early Season Takeaways (from Kyle Clark, 94 Feet Report):
The Magic: Surprisingly Good On Defense (from Jesus Gomez, Bball Breakdown):
Jokic Plays Like No One Else Can (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
Film Breakdown: Wolves’ False Action (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Celtics: 8-2 By Running Last Year’s Offense With This Year’s Personnel (from Danny Emerman, 16 Wins A Ring):
Celtics: It’s Only 10 Games, But… (from Chad Finn,
Celtics: If The Offense Catches Up With The Defense (from Jay King, Mass Live):
Horford Building DPOY Case (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Bulls: Jerian Grant’s Game Is Evolving (from Sam Smith,
Could Dzanan Musa Join Doncic In The Draft Lottery? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
The NBA’s 10 Most Underappreciated Players (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
This Season’s Rookie Class Could Be An All-Time Great (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Sunday Recap (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Harden’s Historic Night (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
BOS 104, ORL 88 (from Mark D’Amico,
WAS 107, TOR 96 (from William Lou, Medium):
Q&A: Channing Frye: Depression And Balancing Life And Basketball (from Mike Sheffield,
How The Four Factors Correlate With Winning (from Andy Larsen,


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/4/17

What Ails The Nuggets’ Offense?  (from Paul Headley, 16 Wins):
Speed & Space: Why Players Are Slimming Down (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Friday Night Recap (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
CLE 130, WAS 122: LBJ Breaks Out All The Tools (from Brian Windhorst. ESPN):
PHI 121, IND 110 (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
TOR 109, UTA 100 (from William Lou, The Medium):
BOS 101, OKC 94  (from Justin Quinn, Celtics Life):
How Draymond Fuels The Dubs (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
The Cavs’ Defense Makes Them Vulnerable (from Shane Young, Bball Breakdown):
Ben Simmons Deserves More Attention (from Zachary Tenner, Sir Charles In Charge):
Bazemore: Flashing New Skills (from Jeff Siegel, Peachtree Hoops):
Covington & McConnell: Gems Of The Sixers’ Process (from Jordan Christmas, Hashtag Basketball):
Andre Drummond: Demonstrating Maturity & Focus (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
Celtics: What We Know & Don’t Know (from Paul Swydan,
DPOY Watch (from Spencer Davies, BBall Insiders):
Raptors: Siakam Is Playing Like A 10-Year Vet (from Mike Ganter, Postmedia Network):
D’Angelo Russell’s Fresh Start (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Dennis Smith, Jr: Finding His Footing (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Suns’ GM On Triano’s Coaching (from Scott Bordow, azcentral):
Video: Can Aaron Gordon Lead The Magic To The Playoffs? (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdwon):
Gary Harris Might Be Making Another Leap (from Max Carlin, Nugg Love):
Heat: Andy Elisburg, From Intern To GM (from Walter Villa, Miami Herald):