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

BOS: Behind The Scenes With G-League Coach Brandon Bailey (from Jared Weiss, The Athletic):
CHI: WCJ Stands Out By Blending In (from Jackson Frank, The Step Back):
CHI: Otto Porter’s Value To The Bulls (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
GSW: DMC: Unifying Figure (from Tim Kawakami, The Athletic):
IND: Sumner’s Extreme Length Elevates His Play (from Tony East, BBall Index):
IND: Sabonis’ Case For 6MOY  (from Jim Ayello, Indy Star):
LAL: Brandon Ingram Is Quietly Improving (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
MIL: Video: Brook Lopez’ Unnoticed Good Defense (from NBA Film Room):
MIN: The Resurrection Of Luol Deng (from Britt Robson, The Athletic):
NOP: How Jrue Holiday Slows Down Elite Scorers (from Mike Delayo, The Bird Writes):
PHI: Harris Has Been More Than A Scorer (from Andrew Favakeh, Liberty Ballers ):
POR: Jake Layman’s Emergence (from Jared Cowley, KGW):
SAC: Fox & The Kings Are Not Going Away (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
The Real Season Starts Now For EC Contenders (from Mahoney/Nadkarni/Sharp/Mannix, Sports Illustrated):
Best Clutch Scorers So Far This Season (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
2019 Draft: Top Two International Prospects (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Best Draft Prospects At 2019 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
How Chris-Douglas Roberts Became Supreme Bey (from Dana O’Neil, The Athletic):
How Donaghy Conspired To Fix Games (from Scott Eden, ESPN):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/12/19

ATL:  Q &A:  GM Travis Schlenk (from Chris Kirschner, The Athletic):
CLE: Cavs Don’t Have The Personnel To Fix Their Historically Bad Defense (from Chris Fedor,
DAL: Doncic Is Erasing The Euro Prospect Stigma  (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
DAL Carlisle Gets Real About How He Will Use Dirk  (from Brad Townsend, Dallas Morning News):
DEN: Malik Beasley’s Breakout Season (from Harrison Wind, BSN Denver):
DET: Was Trading For Griffin Worth It? (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
GSW: What Really Happened With Patrick McCaw (from Marcus Thompson III, The Athletic):
IND: The Pacers Are Here To Disrupt The EC (from Ian Begley, ESPN):
LAL: Luke Walton’s Week That Was (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAL: Ingram’s Defensive Impact (from Raj C, Medium):
MEM: How Bickerstaff Developed Plan For JJJ (from David Cobb, Commercial Appeal):
MIA: At PG, All Of Winslow’s Talents Are On Display (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
NOP: Mirotic Opens The Floor For Pels (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
PHI: TJ McConnell Has Become Indispensable (from Matty Breisch, Section 215):
SAC: De’Aaron Fox’s Defense (from Richard Ivanowski, Sactown Royalty):
–  SAC: What Giles Hopes To Do With Increased Playing Time (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
SAS: LMA Is Thriving With Slow & Steady Approach (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
SAS: How The Spurs’ Super-Small Lineup Helped Defeat OKC (from CharlieOCharles, Pounding The Rock):
UTA: Jazz 113, Lakers 95 (from Andy Larsen, Salt Lake Tribune):
How The Celtics’ Offense Has Surged, Jaylen Brown’s Roller Coaster Ride, Spurs’ 3-Point Game (from Brad Botkin, CBS Sports):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/3/19

BKN: Joe Harris Has Found A Home With Nets (from Erik Slater, Nothin’ But Nets):
BOS: Celtics Show That Their Depth Can Shine Without Irving (from Jay King, The Athletic):
DEN: Jokic Is Lifting Nuggets To New Heights (from Pat Graham, Associated Press):
GSW: Looney Has Won The Pre-DMC Spot At Center (from Nick Agar-Johnson, Hashtag Basketball):
GSW: No Return Date For DMC, But Teammates Are Encouraged (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
HOU: Harden Is Pushing The Limits Of Basketball (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
MIL: Film Room: How The Bucks Defended Blake Griffin (from Brian Sampson, Brew Hoop):
MIL: DJ Wilson Is Making Progress (from Alex Boeder,
MIL: The Early Glimpses Of George Hill’s Impact (from Jordan Treske, Behind The Buck Pass):
MIL: Brogdon & The Question Of Fit (from Jacob Szaniawski, Behind The Buck Pass):
MIN: The Pros & Cons Of KAT’s Passing (from Jake Paynting, Canis Hoopus):
NYK: Breaking Down The Futures Of The Knicks’ Forgotten Five (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
ORL: Gordon & Fournier Have Become Terrific Passers (from Josh Cohen,
SAC: Summer Workouts Helped Fix Fox’ Jumper (from Jason Jones, The Athletic):
SAS: The Spurs Have Adapted And Thrived Without Kawhi (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
SAS: Lessons DeRozan Learned In Toronto Are Yielding Dividends In San Antonio (from Eric Koreen, The Athletic):
TOR: Raptors Are Title Contenders In Part Because Of Danny Green (form Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
UTA: How Ingles Has Expanded His Offensive Game (from Ben Mallis, Pick And Roll):
International Stars Leaving Growing Imprint On NBA (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
Runners, Touch & Shooting Development (from Cole Zwicker, The Stepien):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/28/18

BKN: Analyzing The Box & One Adjustment That Lifted The Nets Vs CHA (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
BKN: Kurucs’ Breakout Month (from Tom Dowd,
BKN: Finding Rodions: How The Nets Scouting Machine Went All Out To Get Him (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BOS: Kyrie Must Be Seen To Be Appreciated (from Zito Madu, SBNation):

BOS: Irving’s All-Around Game Has Improved Through Conditioning And Maturity (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):

CHA: Borrego Is Willing To “Junk It Up” (from Spencer Percy, Queen City Hoops):
CHI: Ask Sam Smith (from
DEN: Nuggets Have A Big Decision Looming With Lyles (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
DET: Casey Is Intent On Keeping Griffin Fresh (from Keith Langlois,
GSW: Video Breakdown: Blazers 110, Dubs 109, OT (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
IND: Knee Injection Appears To Revitalize Evans After Slow Start With Pacers (from J. Michael, Indy Star):
LAL: Playing Iso-Ball Costs The Lakers (from Anthony Irwin, Silver Screen And Roll):
LAL: Video: How The Lakers Beat The Dubs On Xmas (from Laker Film Room):
MEM: Dillon Brooks’ Expedited Return  (from David Cobb, Commercial Appeal):
MIA: Winslow Faces New Challenges At PG (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIN: Favorite Things About The Timberwolves (from Britt Robson, The Athletic):
MIN: Gibson & Saric Are A Potent 1-2 Punch (from Dale Mizutani, ):
NYK: How Kevin Knox Has Adjusted To The NBA (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
OKC: Jerami Grant Is The Glue Holding The Thunder Together (from Isaac Gutierrez, Clutch Points):
ORL: The Magic Values Augustin’s Consistency (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
PHI: How Star Guards Feast On Sixers’ Drop Coverage In Pick-And-Rolls (from Andrew Favakeh, Liberty Ballers):
PHO: Tum Tum Nairn Masters The Rare College Player To NBA Assistant Transition (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
SAC: Video: DeAaron Fox, MIP Candidate (from Ben Taylor, Thinking Basketball):
SAC: WCS Is Inconsistent In Defending The Paint (from Omer Khan, Sactown Royalty):
SAS: Managing Gasol’s Return  (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
TOR: Jerome Castleberry Chases NBA Coaching Dream (from Mark Ziegler, San Diego Union-Tribune):
10 Things (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
The Teams That Can Have Max Cap Space For 2019 Free Agency (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
The Pros & Cons Of Today’s Pace & Space Game (from Brian Quevedo, Sir Chharles In Charge):
Context Is Critical In Evaluating Draft Big Board Movers (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):
Hoop Pioneer Wat Misaka Reflects On Breaking Barriers  (from Ed Odeven, Japan Times):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/18/18 PART ONE

ATL: Lin Finds His Best Basketball Self With The Hawks (from Howard Megdal, Forbes):
CHA: How Far Can Kemba Carry The Hornets?  (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
DEN: Jokic’s Strong, Silent MVP Push (from Dan Devine, The Ringer):
HOU: Rockets Switch Their Philosophy On Switches (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: Oladipo Returns With New Ways To Dominate (from Adam Friedman, Indy Cornrows):
IND: Pacers Name Kelly Krauskopf 1st Female Assistant GM In The NBA (from Charlotte Wilder, Sports Illustrated):
MEM: Q & A: Mike Conley (from Sekou Smith,
MIL: Film Room: 4th Quarter Of Bucks At Raptors (from Brian Sampson,):
MIN: Time To Unleash Okogie (from Devan Olsem, The Sports Daily):
NOP: How To Help Ensure The Pels Can Keep AD (from Jordan Brenner, The Athletic):
NYK: Mudiay: Making The Case To Be Long-Term Starting PG (from Robbie Stratakos, Sir Charles In Charge):
ORL:  Why The Magic Shoot So Few FTs  (from Garrett Townsend, Orlando Pinstriped post):
SAC: De’Aaron Fox Has Broken Out (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
The World Of The Black International Player in The NBA (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
“Game-ifying” The Gym (from Malika Andrews, ESPN):
Luguentz Dort & His Unconventional Rise To Possible Lottery Pick (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):
*Milutinov & Radicevic: A Tale Of Two Draft & Stash Nikolas (from Antonis Stroggylakis, The Basketball Writers):
As NBA’s Big Men Play More Like Guards, High School Coaches Face A Dilemma (from Samantha Pell, Washington Post):
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