Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/12/17

Once In The Vanguard Of Diversity, Knicks Build A Future That Echoes The Past (from Harvey Araton, NY Times):
Sixers: Finally A Team Of Consequence (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
James Johnson: Feeling At Home In Miami (from Shandel Richardson, SunSentinel):
Malcolm Brogdon’s Consistency (from Tim Stubbs, NBA Math):
How SVG Intends To Increase Boban’s Playing Time  (from Keith Langlois, Pistons.com):
Film Room: How Brook Lopez Fits With The Lakers (from Pete Zayas, Laker Film Room):
Video Breakdown: Enes Kanter (from Gordon Lim, Thunderous Intentions):
Can Nets Overcome Lack Of Length?  (from Charles Maniego, Nets Daily):
How Will Rondo Impact The Pelicans?  (from Wes Goldberg, Fanrag Sports):
Timberwolves: Sleeping Giants Of Transition Offense (from Josh Bungum, Dunking With Wolves):
Every Team’s Best And Worst Offseason Move So Far (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/25/17

Suns See Some Kawhi Leonard In Josh Jackson (from Jack Magruder, Fanrag Sports):
GM Dennis Lindsey on The State Of The Jazz (from Kyle Goon, Sal Lake Tribune):
Competitive Family Cultivated Markkanen’s Basketball Obsession (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Dennis Smith, Jr Joins Mavs’ Growth Situation (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Malik Monk: the Biggest Draft Steal?:
For Spurs’ Derrick White, The Fairy Tale Is Just Beginning  (from Jeff McDonald, mysanantonio.com)
Frank Ntilikina’s Journey (from Daniel Popper, NY Daily News):
Fran Fraschilla On The Knicks’ Picks (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Adebayo’s High Octane Workout Sold Heat (from Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel):
Spoelstra Won’t Shrink From Adebayo, Whiteside Power Possibilities (from Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel):
Iwundu’s Road To The NBA (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
The Best Undrafted Players (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Why Drafting Josh Hart Was The Right Move For LAL (from Matt Leaman, Lake Show Life):
Why Kuzma Was A Smart Pick (from Shereen Rayan, Lake Show Life):
Luke Kennard Could Have Immediate Impact For Pistons (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Bucks’ 2nd Round Pick Sterling Brown (from Lucas Harkins, Behind The Buck Pass):
Butler Brings Everything Wolves Need.  And More.  (from Britt Robson, Minn Post):
DeMarcus Cousins’ Conditioning Work Showing Results (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
Lin, Nets Look To Move On Without Lopez (from Greg Logan, Newsday):
Bill Russell Q & A (from Scott Cacciola, NYTimes):
Tim Duncan, The Spurs And The “Captain Class” (from D.P. Jones, Pounding The Rock):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/21/17 PART ONE

Draft Scouting Report: Derrick White (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Why Family Chose Life Abroad To Prep Isaiah Hartenstein For NBA (from Malika Andrews, Bleacher Report):
Draft Scouting Report: Jayson Tatum (from Sam Vecenie, Sporting News):
Draft: Guide To Aussie Prospects (from Olgun Uluc, Fox Sports):
Cam Oliver: From Dollar Tree To NBA Draft (from Chris Muray, rgj.com):
Free Agent Scouting Report: CJ Miles (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
5 Ways The Dubs Are Shaping The NBA’s Offseason (from Evan Dyal, Sir Charles In Charge):
Danny Ainge’s Patience (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
Pistons: SVG & Jeff Bower Discuss Their Draft Strategy (from Duncan Smith, Piston Powered):
How Will Simmons And Fultz Mesh? (from Joshua Morgan, The Sixer Sense):
Draft And Stash 2.0 (from CJ Moore, sethsdrafthouse.com):
Trade Grade: Hornets/Hawks (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
The LAL-BKN Trade (from Christian Rivas, 16 Wins):
Brook Lopez’ Long Ride With The Nets (from Anthony Puccio/Net Income, Nets Daily):
Draft Sleeper: Sterling Brown (from JZ Mazlish, SBNation):
Dan Gilbert Continues To Be A Nuisance To HIs Own Franchise (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analaysis 3/17/17 PART ONE

–  The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):

Read and watch it here: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/18927392/zach-lowe-10-things-like-featuring-kyrie-irving-artistry-nba

Greg Monroe Is Playing Like The 6th Man Of The Year (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):

Read and watch it here: http://fansided.com/2017/03/17/greg-monroe-playing-like-6th-man-year/

–  Thursday Recap (from Keith Smith, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/nba-yesterday-russell-westbrook-leads-night-triple-doubles/

From Tim Cato, SBNation:  http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2017/3/17/14955594/2017-nba-scores-nuggets-playoffs-west-standings-denver

OKC 123, TOR 102: Three Takeaways  (from Noah Torr, Fansided):

Read it here: http://fansided.com/2017/03/17/thunder-roll-lowry-less-raptors-3-takeaways/

Karl Anthony-Towns Is Transforming Into A Superstar (from Michael Pina, Bleacher Report):

Read  it here: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2698251-karl-anthony-towns-is-transforming-into-a-superstar-right-before-our-very-eyes

James Johnson’s Long Quest (from Joel Brigham, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here: http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-am-james-johnsons-long-quest-toward-adulthood/

James Johnson’s Defensive Impact (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):

Read and watch it here: http://heatzone.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/03/17/hassan-whiteside-believes-james-johnson-should-be-in-all-defense-conversation-what-do-the-numbers-say/

Q & A: Dwight Howard Sets The Record Straight (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):

Read it here: https://theundefeated.com/features/atlanta-hawks-dwight-howard-kobe-bryant-james-harden-orlando/

Jamal Crawford Q & A (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):

Read it here: http://hoopshype.com/2017/03/17/jamal-crawford-discusses-clippers-title-hopes-trade-rumors-health-isaiah-thomas-success-and-more/

Video Highlights: Double Split Cuts For Curry To Draymond Dunk (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):

Read and watch it here: http://www.goldenstateofmind.com/2017/3/17/14955842/nba-2017-video-highlights-double-split-cuts-for-stephen-curry-draymond-green-dunk

Jeremy Lin’s Impact (from Nick Agar-Johnson, Hashtag Basketball):

Read and watch it here: http://www.hashtagbasketball.com/brooklyn-nets/content/jeremy-lin-still-underrated

From Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily: http://www.netsdaily.com/2017/3/17/14955954/the-difference-maker-jeremy-lin

How Green Light Sparked Brook Lopez Revolution  (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):

Read it here: http://nypost.com/2017/03/15/how-nets-green-light-has-revolutionized-brook-lopezs-game/

Labissiere: Giving The Kings Something To Be Excited About (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/kings/skal-labissiere-giving-kings-something-excited/

Richaun Holmes: Processing In Philadelphia (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/76ers/richaun-holmes-also-processing-philadelphia/

Finding Spacing In The Pistons’ Offense (from Matthew Way, 16 Wins A Ring):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/finding-spacing-in-the-pistons-offense-5590dbd3cac6#.erbmg81qi

How Spoelstra Saved The Heat From A Lost Season (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):

Read it here:  http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2697853-how-erik-spoelstra-saved-the-miami-heat-from-a-lost-season

Video: Heat’s Winning Plays During Their Turnaround (from Leonard Kreicas, Hot Hot Hoops):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.hothothoops.com/2017/3/17/14958044/miami-heat-winning-plays-turnaround-wayne-ellington-dwyane-wade-kobe-bryant-josh-richardson

Wayne Ellington Has Transformed The Heat Bench (from Joe Hulbert, Hoops Habit):

Read and watch it here: http://hoopshabit.com/2017/03/17/miami-heat-wayne-ellington-bench/

–  Understanding Lonzo Ball’s Shooting Mechanics (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):

Read and watch it here: https://theringer.com/lonzo-ball-ucla-shooting-mechanics-6eeda2ef3e41#.gtt2ywxyh

Andre McCarter’s Touch Glove May Change The Game (from Daryl Bell, The Undefeated):

Read it here: https://theundefeated.com/features/ucla-all-american-guard-andre-mccarter-touch-glove/

Hoops Brothers: Marcus Smart, Phil Forte  (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):

Read it here:  http://www.si.com/nba/2017/03/17/marcus-smart-phil-forte-bond-oklahoma-state-ncaa-tournament

D-League: Jarell Eddie  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/3/16/14944058/jarell-eddie-windy-city-bulls-nba-dleague-nbadl

NOTE: This is PART ONE of today’s Basketball Intelligence.  PART TWO will be published later today.