Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/3/19

BKN: DLo Adds To Nets Player Development Success Story (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
BOS: Hayward Is Feeling His Athleticism Slowly Coming Back  (from John Karalis, Mass Live):
DEN: Malik Beasley’s “Thrill”-Ing Path (from James Siegle, Hoops Habit):
DEN: Mike Malone Earns All-Star Bid, Respect & Gratitude Of His Players (from Mike Singer, Denver Post):
DET: The Pistons’ Epic Collapse Vs LAC (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
GSW: Dubs’ “Dribble Back Door” Play (from Bryan Oringher):
MEM: Julian Washburn Achieves His Dream Of Playing In The NBA (from David Cobb, Commercial Appeal):
MIA: Dion Waiters: Out Of Rhythm, Searching For Answers (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIL: The Wizards Got Their 1st Look At Giannis & The New-Look Bucks (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
MIN: The Wolves Need More From Wiggins (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
ORL: Magic Showing They Can Become Elite Defensive Team (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
PHI: Missing Redick & Chandler In Loss Showcased The Sixers Need For More Depth (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
PHO: Mikal Bridges: More Than Just A 3-And-D Prototype  (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
So You Just Got Traded – Now What?  Players Share Their Stories (from Ian Begley, ESPN):
Franchises That Are Turning Weaknesses Into Strengths: MIL, SAC, SAS, IND (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball insiders):
QOTD (from Jared Dudley): “90 percent of the trade rumors on social media don’t happen. It’s the ones  that are super quiet, that’s when you’re agent says, ‘Here it is.’ “
Australia’s Talent Pool Runs Deep (from Damian Arsenis, Pick And Roll):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/27/19

BKN: Dinwiddie Is An Absolute Bargain (from Jonathan Rosenberg, BBall Index):
BKN: Mitch Creek Makes A Dream Come True (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
BKN: Veteran Players Are Sending The Right Message To Streaking Nets (from Greg Logan, Newsday):
BOS: Too Many Celtics’ Mistakes in Loss To Dubs (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
BOS: Where Does Hayward Fit In This Celtics’ Roster?  (from Ryan Eggers, Hardwood Houdini):
*CHA: Kemba Walker Is No Longer Forgotten (from Sara Peters, The Basketball Writers):
DEN: Jarred Vanderbilt Is The Newest Golden Nugget (from Ben Pfeifer, NBA Analysis):
HOU: Harden’s 61 Points: From His Eyes (from Bryan Oringher):
HOU: Does Harden’s MVP Case Have A Flaw?  (from Scott Davis, Business insider):
HOU: Harden’s Scoring Binge Will End To The Benefit Of The Rockets  (from Jerome Solomon, Houston Chronicle):
HOU: Faried Is Enjoying Life With The Rockets (from Adam Spolane, Sports Radio 610):
HOU: Will CP3’s Return Be The Answer To Rockets’ Late Game Issues? (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
LAC: Tobias Harris Is Focused On This Season, Not Pending Free Agency (from KC Johsnon, Chicago Tribune):
LAL: Scouts Debate Value Of Lakers’ Young Players As Trade Assets (from Dan Woike, LA Times):
MIL: Bledsoe Is Finally Where He Wants To Be (from Malika Andrews, ESPN):
NYK: Tearing It Down To Build It Up (from Steve Popper, Newsday):
ORL: Fournier’s Defense On Harden Has Been Terrific The Past Few Seasons (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
ORL: Aaron Gordon Has Become A Very Good Passer (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
WAS: Wizards Need To Take Note Of Dubs For Building A Championship Team (from David Aldridge, The Athletic):
How A Handwritten Letter To Penny Hardaway Got Video Coordinator A Job (from Drew Hill, Commercial Appeal):
* Euroleague Updated Draft Prospects & Stashes Report (from Antonis Stroggylakis, The Basketball Writers):
How The Three Is Halving The Game Of Basketball (from Serge Leschuck, Grandstand Central):

*CHA: Kemba Walker Is No Longer Forgotten (from Sara Peters, The Basketball Writers):
* Euroleague: Updated Draft Prospects & Stashes Report (from Antonis Stroggylakis, The Basketball Writers):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/26/19 PART ONE

ATL: Sending John Collins To The Offensive Glass Works For The Hawks (from Jeff Siegel, Peachtree Hoops):
ATL: “Blind Pig” Gives Young A Runway To The Rim  (from Jeff Siegel, Peachtree Hoops):
BKN: Talent & Maturity: The Nets Are Good Now (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight0:
BKN: Even Without Dinwiddie, The Nets Had Plenty In Reserve (from Associated Press):
BKN: Ed Davis Steals The Spotlight (from Phil Watson, Nothin’ But Nets):
DAL: Mark Cuban Interview (from Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics):
GSW: The Dubs Still Believe The Celtics Are The Biggest Threat In The East (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
HOU: Rockets Have The Look Of A Contender Again (from Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated):
HOU: Can Harden Keep This Up?  (from Arnovitz/Snellings,MacMahon,Pelton,Goldsberry, ESPN):
HOU: Ways To Counter Harden (from Jordan Brenner, The Athletic):
HOU: Harden: What’s Good For The Rockets May Not Be Good For Basketball (from Ben Golliver, Washington Post):
LAL: How Kuzma Speeds Up The Lakers’ Offense (from Jeff Siegel, DIME Mag):
MIN: The Real Issue With KAT’s Foul Trouble (from Pietro Caddeo, BBall Index):
PHI: Don’t Overlook Everything That Makes Ben Simmons Great (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
PHI: Corey Brewer’s Hard Work Began On The Farm (from Jessica Camerato, Basketball Insiders):
PHI: Attacking The Rim Should Be Next Developmental Step For Shamet & Bolden (from Jake Hyman, Liberty Ballers):
PHO: Don’t Expect A 30+ Year Old Veteran To Be Added By Trade Deadline  (from Dave KIng, Bright Side Of The Sun):
POR: Nurkic Is The Difference For The Blazers (from Jackson Frank, The Step Back):
POR: Layman Is More Than Just A Floor Spacer (from Daniel Lewis, The Step Back):
WAS: Shooting & Defending Threes Were Problems For The Wizards; Now They Are Strengths  (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
The Parallels Of Draymond Green & Marcus Smart, Part One (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
This Week’s 5 Most Interesting Teams (from Dan Devine, The Ringer):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/21/19

Candace Parker, Grant Hill, Garrett Temple & Marc Spears Discuss The Intersection Of Race & Sports (from Drew Hill, Commercial Appeal):
Pick & Roll Combos That Defy Convention (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
Bitadze Shuts Down Reigning EruoLeague Champs (from Antonis Stroggylakis, The Basketball Writers):
BKN: Prigioni Learns Coaching Game With Nets (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BKN: Is D’lo Russell Finally Making The Leap? (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
DET: Griffin Is Keeping The Pistons Afloat (from Gage Bridgford, Hoops Habit):
GSW: How Draymond Helped Ease DMC’s Transition With Dubs (from Connor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
GSW: Curry’s Off-Ball Mastery (from Ben Pfeifer, Clutch Popints):
HOU: Harden’s Post Defense Is Stellar (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: Trevor Booker Reflects On His Time With The Pacers (from Tony East, 8Points,9Seconds):
LAL: Analyzing The Lakers’ Young Talent (from Eric Pincus, Bleacher Report):
MIA: Whiteside’s Growth & Changed Attitude (from Barry Jackson, Miami Herald):
MIL: Tony Snell’s Mundane Career Year (from Brian Sampson, Brew Hoop):
NYK: Vonleh Has Gone From Near Bust To Breakout Player (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
ORL: The Magic’s Lack Of Depth & The Fatigue Factor (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
PHI: Growing The Embiid-Butler Pairing (from Derek Bodner, The Athletic):
PHI: How Bolden’s Play Is Translating From The EuroLeague To The NBA (from Kevin Rice, Liberty Ballers):
POR: Lillard Values Chemistry & Continuity (from Jason Quick, The Athletic):
POR: Has Layman Earned A Permanent Spot In The Starting Rotation? (from Dane Delgado, NBC Sports):
SAS: The Importance Of The Spurs’ Bench Players (from Dylan Carter, Air Alamo):
TOR: Danny Green, Premier Role Player (from Vivek Jacob, VICE Sports):
UTA: Does Donovan Mitchell Have A Future At PG?  (from Eric Walden, Salt Lake Tribune):
UTA: 3 Reasons Behind The Winning Streak (from Mitchell Hansen, Hoops Habit):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory Of Jimmy Rayl:  https://www.nba.com/pacers/news/remembering-indiana-basketball-legend-jimmy-rayl

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/16/19

BKN: The Nets Have Moved On From “The Trade” (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BKN: Jarrett Allen, Ed Davis & The Screen Assist (from Justin Carter, Nets Republic ):
BOS: The Case For Wanamaker (from Joe Hagen, Hoops Habit):
GSW: Video Breakdown: The Dubs’ Historic First Quarter (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
GSW: Steph Is Unleashing Impossible Range (from Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN):
LAL: Film Room: How The Lakers Run Pick & Roll Drop Coverages (from Pete Zayas, Silver Screen And Roll):
*MIL: Brogdon’s Role In The Bucks’ Success (from Nekias Duncan, The Basketball Writers):
PHI: Sixers Did It Their Way In Routing Wolves (from Brian Seltzer, sixers.com):
SAS: Forbes Is A Bargain That Only Becomes Cheaper (from Rob Wolkenbrod, Forbes):
TOR: Raptors’ Defensive Scheme Could Be Difference Make In Playoffs (from Mo Dakhil, Washington Post):
UTA:  Rudy Gobert Is A Different Kind Of All-Star (from Gordon Monson, Salt Lake Tribune):
UTA: Injuries Have Forced Jazz Players Into Unfamiliar Roles (from Eric Walden, Salt Lake Tribune):
UTA: Despite Rash Of Injuries, Jazz Are Making Up For Having Faced Killer Early Schedule (from Mike Sorenson, Deseret News):
WAS: Bradley Beal Is The Real Deal (from Bryan Oringher):
Why Zone Defense Is Making A Comeback (from Coach Nick, The Athletic):
NBA Draft International Scouting: Prospects To Watch (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):

*MIL: Brogdon’s Role In The Bucks’ Success (from Nekias Duncan, The Basketball Writers):

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