Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/16/18 PART ONE

10 Things (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
NBA Promotes 5 Refs, Including 2 Women To Full-Time Status (from Tim Reynolds, AP):
Billy King Still Wears “The Trade” Like A Scarlet Letter (from Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated):
The Lopez Twins Have Seen Their Paths Diverge  (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
ATL:  The Differences Between Trae Young & Early Steph Curry (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
BOS: How To Fix What’s Been Wrong With The Celtics (from Thomas King, Hardwood Houdini):
CHI: Shaquille Harrison Is On A Defensive Hot Streak (from Michael Walton, NBC Sports):
DEN: Jokic Is The Throwback To The Future (from Mike Prada, SB Nation):
DET: Stanley johnson’s Defense Explains Pistons’ Patience (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
GSW: Will The Dubs “Forget About Dray”?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
HOU: JVG Says There Is A Lesson In The Melo Saga  (from David Barron, Houston Chronicle):
IND: Role Players Are Vital To Pacers’ Success (from Jordan Hicks, Basketball Insiders):
MEM: Is The Grizzlies’ Start Sustainable (from Nathan Chester, Grizzly Bear Blues):
MIL: Anttokounmpo Is Still Only Scratching At The Surface (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
NOP: The Pels Need A Reliable Back-Up PG (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
OKC: Abrines Is Making Big Strides Defensively (from Brett Dawson, The Athletic):
PHI: This Play Is A Recipe To Success For Redick (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
PHO: Did The Suns Find A Sustainable Lineup In Win Over Spurs?  (from Ken Somers, Arizona Republic):
SAC: By Sharing His Basketball Insights, Bogdanovic Helps Keep The Kings Connected (from Jason Jones, The Athletic):
SAS: Fixing The Spurs’ Broken Post-Ups (from CharlieOChalres, Pounding The Rock):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/22/18

The Final Stretch: 5 Things To Watch For (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
The Final Stretch: Each EC Team’s Most Pressing Question (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
What The Blazers Do & Don’t Do Well (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The Kings Need Bogdanovic To Shoot For Stardom (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Revisiting The Chriss/Bogdan Trade From The 2016 Draft (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Why The Celtics Have Been Slumping (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com):
Pacers: Rehab Over, GR III Is Ready To Go (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
What To Make Of Kawhi Leonard Situation (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
Cavs Reconvene For “Second Training Camp”  (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
How Nance Changes The Cavs (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
LBJ’s Influence On Today’s NBA (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Q & A: Rodney Hood (from Joe Gabriele, cavs.com):
For The Raptors, It’s Move Or Die (from Austin Hutchinson, BBall Breakdown):
Raptors: Why Siakam Will Keep Launching Threes (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
How Wiggins Can Get Out Of His Funk (from Britt Robson, The Athletic):
Grizzlies: Ivan Rabb’s Emergence (from Tony East, Beale St Bears):
Doncic In The Copa Del Rey Final (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
2018 Draft: A Look At Jaren Jackson, Jr’s Versatile Offensive Skill Set (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Bagley III: Proving He Can Play In Modern Era (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Bucks: Snell Needs To Step Up (from Matthew Hallett, Behind The Buck Pass):
Best Sets: February 2018 (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
Steven Adams And The New Box-Out Stat (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Lakers: Isaiah Thomas’ Harsh Reality (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Hornets: Kemba Walker’s 2019 Free Agency May Be A Time Bomb (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
A Look At Player Consistency (from Krishna Narsu, Nylon Calculus):
How Social Media Has Changed The Game For NBA Players (from Melissa Rohlin, Mercury news):
Magic: Shooting Will Give Rashad Vaughn His Opportunity (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Magic’s Future Backup PG: Augustin Or Mack? (from Luke Duffy, Hoops Habit):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/20/17

Durant: Playing Like An MVP In Steph’s Absence (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
On Rotations, Rest & Ramifications For The Timberwolves (from Senthil Natarajan, Nylon Calculus):
Grading The 2017 First Round Draft Picks So Far (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Gordon Hayward’s Immense Pride & Unspeakable Agony (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Jayson Tatum’s 3-Point Efficiency (from Dan Feldman, NBC Sports):
CP3’s Presence Has Restructured Harden’s Minutes (from Max Croes, The Dream Shake):
Wizards: Three Troubling Stats (from Kenny Chapman, Wiz Of Awes):
Bucks: Brogdon’s Defensive Struggles (from Max Carlin, Behind The Buck Pass):
Book Excerpt: Betaball: How Data Saved The Warriors (from Eric Malinowski,Wired.com):
An Early Look At Kawhi’s Return (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Dejounte Murray: Poised To Breakout?  (from Taylor Young, Pounding The Rock):
It’s Mirotic’s Moment (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Jerry Reinsdorf On The Bulls’ Rebuild (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Q & A: Eric Bledsoe (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
Joe Ingles: Role Player Extraordinaire (from Paul Headley, 16 ins):
Finding Tristan Thompson’s Ideal Role Will Require Patience, Experimentation  (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Josh Huestis’ Potential (from Gideon Lim, Thunderous Intentions):
After The Loss Of His Mother, A New Ricky Rubio (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Oladipo Gets His Opportunity & Breaks Out (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
What’s Going On With The Pelicans’ Rotations?  (from Jason Quigley, Locked On Pelicans):
Are The Kings Really A Young Team? (from Otis, Sactown Royalty):
Getting To Know Bogdan Bogdanovic (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
Q & A: Marc Gasol (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Video Breakdown: Warriors’ OT Switching Confusion Vs. Lakers (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Has MKG’s “Unfixable” Flaw Been Fixed? (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Kris Dunn’s Improvement (from Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune):
How The Thunder Reversed Its “Clutch Curse” (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
The Thunder Need To Play Faster (from Tony Heim, Thunderous Intentions):
Orlando Magic Playbook: The Power Of Switching  (From Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Kennard Not Fazed By SVG’s Demanding Ways (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
How Kyle Collinsworth Earned A Two-Way Contract With The Mavs (from Jay Yeomans, jmoneysports.com):
Lance Stephenson’s Mid-Range Shooting (from Tony East, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):

 

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, TribStar.com):

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

Ntilikina: What To Expect  (from Rory Breasail, Hashtag Basketball):
Hardaway, Jr.: What to Expect  (from Rory Breasail):
Millsap/Jokic: Next Great Frontcourt Duo  (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Grading The Pistons’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Hawks’ Rebuild Begins (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
A Deep Dive Into Julius Randle’s Game (from Justin Jett):
Rodney Hood Faces Season Of Opportunity  (from David Ramil, Fanrag Sports):
Nikos Galis: The Greatest Greek  (from George Kondoleon, Press Basketball):
Lottery “Reform” Must Be Measured (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Bogdan Bogdanovic’s Play At EuroBasket (from Jesus Gomez, Fanrag Sports):
Brett Brown On Ben Simmons (from Jessica Camerato, csnphilly.com):
The NBA’s New Mantra: Good Offense Beats Good Defense (from Brian Sampson, NBA Math):
Morris Twins: Revamping The Sibling Rivalry  (from Nick Arguelles, Wizofawes.com):
Reggie Jackson’s Transition Issues (from Duncan Smith, Piston Powered):
Worldwide Player Movement Database (from Mark Porcaro):