Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/19/18

Jaylen Brown Is Relentless (from Michael DePrisco, Celtics Blog):
What Boston’s Defense Is Doing To LBJ (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Video: ECF Game Two Film Thread (from Mike Zavagno):
Lue Wants Cavs To Speed Things Up (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
Video: Brad Stevens Has Mastered The Timeout (from Chauncey Billups, ESPN):
Marcus Morris: Embracing The Playoff Challenge (from Jay King, The Athletic):
How Terry Rozier’s Bond With His Sister Has Shaped Them Both (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
What To Watch For As WCF Resumes (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
The Warriors: Too Much Iso-KD? (from Carson Parodi, Golden Gate Sports):
WCF: Showing Multiple Bodies (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Curry Isn’t Worried About His Offensive Struggles (from Chris Haynes, ESPN):
Sixers’ Playoff Lesson: Embiid’s Post-Ups & Passing (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
Q & A: DeMarcus Cousins (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Big Men In The Draft (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):
Clippers Value The 30 Minutes They Got With Each Prospect At The Combine (from Broderick Turner, LA Times):
Which Players Without Agents Helped Or Hurt Their Stock At The Combine? (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
At The Combine, Mystery Can Be More Valuable Than Getting On The Court (from Jesse Dougherty, Washington Post):
Why The NBA Abandoned Roy Hibbert (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Suns’ Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Knicks’ Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
The Basketball Community Says Goodbye To Bret Bearup (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
NOTE: Bret was a great friend to Basketball Intelligence.  We appreciated his support and wise counsel. He will be greatly missed.  R.I.P.
Season Review: Andre Roberson (from Alex McEwen, Thunderous Intentions):
NBA’s Two-Way Contract Provides Challenges, Opportunities  (from Hunter Robinson, Cronkite News):
The Euroleague Players Association Is Formally Launched (from Emmet Ryan, Ball In Europe):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/12/18

BOS-CLE Preview (from Jacob Goldstein, Nylon Calculus):
Brad Stevens Makes The Celtics Better Than They Have Any Right To Be (from Neil Paine, FiveThirtyEight):
Aron Baynes: Celtics Unsung 3-Point Shooter (from Tomasz Kordylewski):
Kevin Love’s Roller Coaster Ride (from Steve Aschburner, nba.com):
HOU-GSW Preview (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Can GSW Keep HOU Off The FT Line? (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
Harden Keeps Reinventing Himself (from Kent Babb, Washington Post):
Rockets’ Player Development Intern Mike James Coaches Like He Played (from Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle):
Why Didn’t The Kerr-D’Antoni Partnership Work In Phoenix? (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
Will Simmons & Embiid Learn From Boston Series? (from Bob Ford, Philly.com):
Jazz: Season Review (from Dan Clayton, Clutch Points):
Draft Lottery & Draft Position Q & A (from Mike Zarren/David Sparks, Celtics.com):
2018 Draft: Breaking Down The Top 14 (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Why The Raptors Fired Casey & What’s Next (from Michael Grange sportsnet.ca):
Film Room: Brandon Ingram’s Development – Finishing At The Rim (from Pate Zayas, Forum Blue And Gold):
International Spotlight: Bojan Bogdanovic (from Hoop Ball):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/9/18

In Appreciation Of Al Horford’s Brilliance (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
How TJ McConnell Energized The Sixers In Game 4 (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
The Sixers’ Extreme Plan To Run Everything Through Their Two Stars (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How Much Do Coaches Matter? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
After Making 1st Conference Finals, CP3 Asks: “Who Plays Just For That?” (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
CP3: The Ultimate Irony (from Jackson Frank, Clutch Points):
– How D’Antoni Countered UTA’s Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Ryan Nguyen, Cleaning The Glass):
The Harden & Capela Oop Show (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Jazz: The Beat Will Go On (from Royce Young/Tim MacMahon, ESPN):
HOU-UTA Series Winners & Losers (from Jeff Balke, Houston Press):
Royce O’Neale Proved His Worth In The Playoffs (from Zachary Padmore, The J Notes):
Love & Korver Aren’t Just Watching LBJ (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
The Raptors’ Reliance On Fred Vanvleet (from Seerat Sohi, SB Nation):
Lin & Roberson: The Rare Patellar Tendon Rupture (from Dr. Rajpal Brar, The Injury Insight):
The #1 Goal Of Agents In The Pre-Draft Process (from Matt Babcock, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Kevin Pritchard (from Dan Dakich/Dakota Crawford, Indy Star):
Guide To Igor Koskoskov (from David Nash, TheIVPointPlay)):
How To Approach Prospect Evaluation: Ballhandling  (from Danny Leroux, Real GM):
Fizdale’s Biggest Success: Admitting His Failure (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
Six Players Who May Surprise At The Combine (from Matt Norlander, CBS Sports):
Six Market-Value FAs Worth Watching (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Is Dual Coach/President Role Destined To Fail? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/7/18

Capela: The Key To Rockets’ Defense (from Tim Cato, SB Nation):
HOU-UTA: Takeaways From Game 4 (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Mike D’Antoni Has Adapted To His Personnel (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
The Strategic Battle With The Horford Pick-And-Pop (from Coach Daniel):
4 Ways Horford Impacted Celtics Game 3 Win (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
How Brad Stevens Has Stopped The Sixers (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Game 3: The Brad Stevens Advantage (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Jayson Tatum’s Developmental Growth Spurt (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
Aron Baynes Make Real Plays, Not Highlight-Reel Plays (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Barry Larkin Is Impressed By His NBA-Playing Son (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Celtics: Showing True Value Of Regular Season (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Covington, Saric Must Do More In Game 4 (form Marc Narducci, Philly.com):
Q & A:  Rudy Gay (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Ranking The Top Ten Rookies By Star Potential (from Mike Schmitz/Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
The State Of Mental Health Care In The NBA (from Julie Kliegman, The Ringer):
Player Review: Domantas Sabonis (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Kokoskov’s Hiring Offers Clues To Suns’ Plans (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
He’s 7’2″ With An Efficient Post Game.  Why Aren’t NBA Teams Sold On Purdue’s Isaac Haas? (from CJ Moore, The Athletic):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/6/18

How Brad Stevens’ ATOs Beat The Sixers (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
The Celtics Are The Wrong Matchup For The Sixers (from Jack McCaffery, Delco Times):
Sixers’ Late Game Miscues Exemplify Their Room To Grow (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
For The Sixers, An Inconvenient Loss On Many Levels (from David Murphy, philly.com):
Tatum Keeps Rising To The Occasion (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Terry Rozier’s Emergence (from Adam Spinella, Clutch Points):
Inside The Shot That Gave The Cavs’ A 3-0 Lead (from Brian Windhorst/Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
CLE-TOR: 3 Questions About The Ending (from Brad Botkin, CBS Sports):
Have The Raptors Hit Their Ceiling? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Capela’s Quick Ascent Has Given Rockets Stability In The Post (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
How Does Joe Ingles Keep Getting Wide Open? (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
How HOU Contained Donovan Mitchell In Game 3 (from Positive Residual):
GSW-NOP: Some Things To Ponder Ahead Of Game 4 (from Oleh Kosel, The Bird Writes):
Rondo Is Conducting A Masterpiece (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
How Rondo Brought The Pels Together (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
Warriors’ Game 4 Task (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
Warriors Need “Death Lineup” To Live Up To Its Name (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
Wherever He Goes, Quinn Cook Keeps His Late Father In Mind (from Connor Letourneau, SF Gate):
Q & A: Thaddeus Young (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
The Impact Offense Has On Defense (from Darryl Blackport):
Fizdale: Right Man For Knicks? (from Al Iannazzone, Newsday):
Sam Presti: Year-End Press Conference (from Tamberlyn Richardson, Thunderous Intentions):
Welcome To The WNBA, Good Luck Finding A Job (from Eli Horowitz, NY Times):