Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/29/17

The Rockets’ Fascinating Gamble (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How Will Paul & Harden Fit Together? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Mike D’Antoni On The Trade: Q & A (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Daryl Morey Painted A Masterpiece (from Jeff Siegel, Medium.com):
At Least Phil Jackson Didn’t Leave The Knicks In Ruins (from Kyle Wagner, FiveThirtyEight):
D’Angelo Russell, The Passer (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
Raptors Promote Bobby Webster To GM (from Blake Murphy, Raptors Republic):
Hoiberg Is Still Confident In Himself (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Grading Draft Graders (from Ryan Chen, 16 Wins):
The Strength Of The Weak Side (from Bradley Heltzel, Medium.com):
2017 Playoffs Best Sets (from Half Court Hoops):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/23/17

Butler Is Who The Timberwolves Need (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back);
Bulls: Hard Decisions Made; New Direction Set (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):
Scouting Report Breakdowns Of Every Draft Pick (from NBA.com):
Free Agency Primer (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Anunoby Could Be The Steal of The Draft (from Michael Sykes, SBNation):
Ferguson’s Year Overseas Should Have Him Well Prepared (from Michael Sykes, SBNation):
Stevens, Ainge Enthralled By Tatum’s Potential (from Taylor Snow, Celtics.com):
DJ Wilson’s Positional Versatility Fits The Bucks’ DNA (from Brendan Quinn, MLive):
Draft Day Trades (from Joel Brigham, Basketball Insiders):
The Best Players Who Were Not Selected In This Year’s Draft (from Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo Sports):
Undrafted Free Agents: Top Rookie Signings (from Scott Polacek, Bleacher Report):
The Warriors’ Joe Lacob Formula: Buy Another Pick, Land Another Valuable Talent (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News:
Dubs Defy Draft Norm Again With Jordan Bell Pick (from Randy Sharf, Forbes):
Knicks Need To Make Ron Baker An Offer He Can’t Refuse (from Randy Porga, Daily Knicks):
David Griffin’s Top 5 Moves As Cavs’ GM (from Devin Williams, King James Gospel):
Cross-Screen Counters (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):

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 Analysis 620/17

Markelle Fultz Never Forgets (from Kent Babb, Washington Post):
How Fultz Complete The Process (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
The Value Of Josh Jackson (from Luke Winn, Sports Illustrated):
The Defensive Rarity Of Jonathan Isaac (from Francis Adu, Ridiculous Upside):
De’Aaron Fox Q & A (from Aaron Torres, Fox Sports):
New Nuggets’ GM Arturas Karnisovas Q & A (from TJ McBride, bsndenver.com):
Danny Ainge Stays True To His Path In Building The Celtics (from Ian Thomsen, NBA.com):
How Did The Celtics Get So Many 1st Round Picks? (from Michael D. Sykes & Mike Prada, SBNation):
Why David Griffin Stepped Down (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Draft Sleepers: Tony Bradley & Cam Oliver (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Sam Hinkie Saw The Future (from Nathaniel Friedman, GQ):
CJ McCollum Podcast (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Elfrid Payton Podcast (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
The G-League: New Name, Same Insulting Salaries (from David-George, 16 Wins):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/27/17

Magic End Their Big Experiment  (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Fansided):

Read it here: http://fansided.com/2017/02/27/orlando-magic-big-experiment-failed/

Noel’s Fit In The Mavs’ Offense (from Nick Sciria, BBall Breakdown):

Read and watch it here: http://bballbreakdown.com/2017/02/26/nerlens-noel/

The Nets Like Caris LeVert (from Howard Megdal, Fansided):

Read it here: http://fansided.com/2017/02/27/caris-levert-brooklyn-nets-impressive-rookie/

Sunday Recap, Featuring Westbrook/Pelicans  (from Tim Cato, SBNation):

Read it here:  http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2017/2/27/14746572/2017-nba-scores-russell-westbrook-triple-double-threat-thunder

Spurs Showcase Another ATO Gem (from Eli Horowitz, Pounding The Rock):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.poundingtherock.com/2017/2/27/14746660/spurs-playbook-ginobili-mills-lee-ato-gem

Richaun Holmes Keeps Rising Above Expectations (from Jack McCaffery, delcotimes.com):

Read it here: http://www.delcotimes.com/sports/20170226/richaun-holmes-keeps-rising-above-expectations-for-76ers

–  Griffin’s Deal-making Keeps Cavs Near Top  (from Matt Medley, Amico Hoops):

Read it here:  http://amicohoops.net/griffins-deal-making-on-display-for-third-straight-year/

Frank Vogel Says Aaron Gordon Is Better At PF  (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):

Read it here: Frank Vogel says Aaron Gordon is better at power forward

–  The Triangle Is Still The Knicks’ System (from Al Iannazzone, Newsday):

Read it here:  http://www.newsday.com/sports/basketball/knicks/triangle-offense-shaping-up-as-knicks-plan-again-1.13179681

Otto Porter’s Cuts (from winnersview.com):

Read it here: http://www.winnersview.com/videos/otto-off-the-ball

Bradley Beal’s Scoring Surge  (from winnersview.com):

Watch it here: http://www.winnersview.com/videos/bradley-beals-scoring-surge

Eurocup Playoff Preview (from Trevor Magnotti, Fansided):

Read it here: http://fansided.com/2017/02/27/2017-eurocup-playoff-preview-gets-euroleague/