Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/20/18

ATL: Confidence Has Carried Trae Young To The NBA  (from Chris Kirschner, The Athletic):
BKN: LeVert Has Become Special (from Phil Watson, Nothin’ But Nets):
BOS: Marcus Smart, King Of Chaos  (from Tom Lane, Celtics Life):
BOS: Takeaways From Loss To TOR  (from Keith Smith, Celtics Blog):
CHI: Ask Sam Smith (from Bulls.com):
CLE: 5 Observations (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
DAL: Doncic’s Debut Had More Ups Than Downs (from San Guertler, Mavs Moneyball):
DET: Pistons’ New-Look Three-Guard Lineup (from Dana Gauruder, Detroit Free Press):
GSW: 5 Observations From Wild Win Over Jazz (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
GSW: An Evaluation Of Klay Thompson’s Offense (from Golden State Of Mind):
HOU: Q & A: Mike D’Antoni (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAL: Rondo: “We Got To Be Patient Like Teachers” (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
LAL: Walton Has Solution To Rebounding Woes (rom Anthony Irwin, Silver Screen And Roll):
NOP: The Pels Are A Force In The Making (from Robbie Stratakos, Sir Charles In Charge):
NYK: Film Notes: Knicks Vs. Hawks (from Zach Diluzio, Knicks Film School):
ORL: Clifford’s Strategic Approach In Developing Bamba (from John Denton, magic.com):
PHI: Fultz Needs A Clear Role  (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
PHO: Josh Jackson’s Newfound Range (from Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic):
POR: Video Breakdown: How Split Cuts Allow Blazers To Counteract 3-Point Line Overplaying (from Dane Delgado, NBC Sports):
POR: LBJ’s Debut Spoiled By Dame’s Dominance (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
TOR: Raptors Win Chess Match Vs Celtics  (from Dave Zarum, Sportsnet.ca):
TOR: How Danny Green Found His Way (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
Hubie Brown Is Not Stopping (from Andrew Marchand, NY Post):
NBA Talks With NBPA To End One-And-Done Hit Impasse (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
G-League Draft: Eligible Player Pool (from gleague.nba.com):
The New “Select Contract”: Analyzing The Developmental Twist  (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/29/18

10 Takeaways From The 1st Preseason Games (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
Draft & Stash Players: Where Are They Now? (from Alberto De Roa, Hoops Hype):
What NBA Officials Will Focus On This Season (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
BOS: Versatility: Celtics Show Glimpses Of Promising Future  (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
BOS: Kyrie Irving’s Secret Workouts In Seattle (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
CHI: Bulls Practice Observations (from Will Perdue & Kendall Gill, NBC Sports):
CLE: Osman Is Ready For Expanded Role (from Kaelen Jones, Sports Illustrated):
DAL: Ryan Broekhoff’s Journey To The NBA (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):

 

DEN: Nuggets Are Asking Young Vet Gary Harris To Take Another Leap (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/539301/2018/09/28/at-only-24-gary-harris-is-a-young-veteran-the-nuggets-are-asking-to-take-another-leap/

 

GSW: Q & A: Andre Iguodala (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):

Read it here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/28/warriors-andre-iguodala-on-his-health-last-seasons-playoffs-and-life-after-basketball/

HOU: Rockets Like What They See In James Ennis (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: How To Process The Pacers’ Obsession With Rebounding (from J Michael, Indy Star):

 

IND: Screening: O’Quinn Brings Rare Skill To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/pacers/news/oquinn-brings-rare-skill-pacers

LAL: Kuzma Diversifying Role (from Joey Ramirez, lakers.com):
MIL: Bucks’ Roster Analysis (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline.com):

MIL: Budenholzer Will Teach His Players To Work Smarter (from Adam McGee, Behind The Buck Pass):

Read it here:  https://behindthebuckpass.com/2018/09/29/milwaukee-bucks-mike-budenholzer-will-teach-players-work-smarter/

MIL: Brook Lopez Gives Bucks A Stretch 5  (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):

Read it here:  https://stats.nba.com/articles/brook-lopez-gives-milwaukee-a-stretch-five/

MIN: Taj Gibson’s Leadership Style (from Chris Hine, Star Tribune):
NOP: Grading The Pels Roster  (from NBA Math):
NYK: Grading The Knicks Roster (from NBA Math):
NYK: Is Mudiay Ready To Break Out?  (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
OKC: Training Camp Notes (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
OKC: How Much The Thunder Defense Suffers Without Roberson (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):

ORL: Clifford Working On Determining Vucevic & Bamba’s Roles (from John Denton, magic.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/magic/news/clifford-plans-experiment-playing-vucevic-and-bamba-together-20180928

POR: Seth Curry Brings Shot-Making, Underdog Mentality To Blazers (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):

SAC: Harry Giles Is Ready To Unleash (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):

Read it here:  https://www.sacbee.com/sports/nba/sacramento-kings/article219164180.html

TOR: Lowry Remains Raptors’ Most Compelling, Complicated Figure (from Eric Koreen, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/555712/2018/09/28/despite-upheaval-kyle-lowry-remains-raptors-most-complicated-compelling-figure/

UTA: For Some Jazz Players, Learning To Sacrifice Playing Time Will Be Key (from Tony Jones, The Athletic):
WAS: Lineup Experimentation (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/23/18

Yelled At, Spit On & Insulted: Inside The Life Of An NBA Referee (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
Bucks: How The New Coaching Staff Can Help Thon Maker (from Bob Polglaze, Behind The Buck Pass):
Bucks: How Brook Lopez Will Help Defensive Rebounding (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Nets: What Jarrett Allen Needs To Do To Take The Next Step (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Republic):
Nets: Lurking Future EC Power (from Adam Spinella, Clutch Points):
Cavs: Give Osman The Pick-And-Roll Keys  (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Shooting Volume Versus Efficiency: Which Players Deserve More Shots?  (from Scott LaForest, Nylon Calculus):
Suns: Which Version Of DeAndre Ayton Is Best? (from Luke Swiatek, Hoops Habit):
How Much Will DMC Help The Dubs?  (from Brady Klopfer, Golden State Of Mind):
Sixers: Bold Predictions For Mike Muscala  (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Suns: Will Davon Reed Break Out Or Fade Out Ths Season? (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Q & A: Josh Okogie (from Kyle Ratke,timberwolves.com):
Lakers: Scouting The 2018 Draft With Jesse Buss (from Mike Trudell, lakers.com):
Harrison Barnes And Wife Brittany Don’t Fit The NBA Stereotype (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas News):
This Is What Chicago Means (from Jabari Parker, The Players’ Tribune):
Jah Okafor Looks To Rebound His Career, Life In New Orleans (from Ronald Glover, The Starting Five):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/16/17

CP3 To Bring New Layer To Rockets’ Offense (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Brad Stevens Focused On Present, Not Past, In Re-recruiting Hayward (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
JVG Interview (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Jazz Hope Donovan Mitchell Brings The Energy They Need (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Film Breakdown: What Osman Will Bring To The Cavs (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Chris Paul’s Desire To Win Can Be Traced To Upbringing (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Why Summer League Matters To The Warriors (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Darrell Williams Rebounds From Wrongful Conviction For Shot At NBA (from Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle):
From NBA To India, Coach Phil Weber Takes On A New Challenge (from Karan Madhok, The Field):
Five Menu Items From Joel Embiid (from Bret Stuter, The Sixer Sense):
Simmons And Isaac Represent The Magic’s Future Direction (from Philip Rossman-Reich):
Pat Riley Refused To Lose Wayne Ellington (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
Jonathan Motley Is Bouncing Back from Knee Injury (from Bobby Karalla, mavs.com):
Positionless Basketball Defines NBA’s Copycat Nature (from Ed Graney, Las Vegas Review-Journal):
How Avery Bradley Can Make Reggie Jackson Better (from Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press);
Jonah Bolden’s SL Play Showed He Belongs (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Deyonta Davis Looks To Crack The Griz’ Rotation (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Justin Robinson: The Heat’s Summer Revelation (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
Nets: No One Has A Better Story Than Jacob Wiley (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
The Rockets Get Their Harrell Replacement: Tarik Black (from Karlo Lovenia, 16 Wins):
The Heat’s Summer League Growth Curve  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
3 Kings Rookies Could Help Right Away; Only One 2nd-Year Player Seems Ready (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/15/17

The Nuggets Needed Millsap (from Matt Chin, Hashtag Basketball):
Marcus Morris Brings Versatility & Toughness To Cs (from Matt Chin, Hashtag Basketball):
Cedi Osman Scouting Report (from Rafael Uehara, Basketball Scouting):
Summer League Takeaway: Markelle Fultz (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
Behind The Scenes Of Paul George’s OKC Arrival (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Bryn Forbes Is Making Waves (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Waiters Gets His $ & A New Challenge From Pat Riley (from Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel):
Film Room:  Fournier: Count The Bucket Plus One (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Breaking Down The Celtics’ Bench (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Hayward: Perfect Piece For Celtics’ System (from Taylor Snow, Celtics.com):
Summer League: Draft Class Is Backing Up The Hype (from Max Holm, Hoops Habit):
Pistons Tout Bullock’s Versatility (from Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press):
Jeremy Senglin: Shooting His Way Into A Look With The Nets (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
The Sixers’ International Assets (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Don’t Overlook Dragan Bender (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
John Collins: Ready For The Hawks’ System  (from Kevin Wang, ESPN):
Willie Reed Could Bring A Two-Way Presence To The Cavs (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):