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):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/8/17

Why Hayward Is A Seamless Fit For Celtics (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Orlando’s Conundrum: Payton’s Inconsistency (from Ruben Badillo, Orlando Magic Daily):
–  Karl-Anthony Towns’ 2018 Defensive Outlook (from Michael Walton, Hoops Habit):
Day 7 Free Agency Recap (from Jeff Siegel, Medium.com):
FA Winners And Losers So Far (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Five Draftees Exceeding Expectations In Summer League (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Heat: The Importance Of Re-Signing Waiters (from Allana Tachauer, All U Can Heat):
Heat: Olynyk’s Fit/Role (from Tom D’Angelo, Palm Beach Post):
Fultz/Harden Comparison (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Intriguing Rookie Jordan Bell Set To Debut For Dubs (from Anthony Slater, Mercury News):
Two-Way Contract Tracker (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Dakari Johnson: Hoping Hard Work Pays Off (from Fred Katz, CNHI Sports):
Justin Robinson/Dylan Ennis: Summer League Paths (from Dennis Chambers, Basketball Insiders):
Nwaba’s Role In Year Two (from Lloyd Tunstill, Lake Show Life):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/30/17

Draymond Green Q & A (from Anthony Slater, Mercury News):
Jimmy Butler’s Go-To Scoring Guide (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
A Lineup-Based Analysis Of CP3 Trade (from Senthil Natarajan, Nylon Calculus):
Chris Paul: The Rockets Add The Missing Piece (from Duncan Smith, 16 Wins):
The Clippers’ Front Office: Making The Best Of It (from Tom West, 16 Wins):
Explaining The Cash Considerations Of The CP3 Trade (from Rodger Sherman, The Ringer):
Sixers: Extending Robert Covington Is A Must (from Jason Dandy, The Sixer Sense):
Dion Waiters Reflects On His Darkest Moments (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
Meet Bogdan Bogdanovic (from Charles Cotton, NY Post):
 Podcast: Fran Fraschilla On The Kings (from Bill Herenda, KFBK):
Film Study: Josh Jackson’s Playmaking (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Everything To Know About Free Agency (from Brandon Anderson, Arc Digital):
The New CBA Is Already Changing The NBA (from Jared Dubin, VICE Sports):
Free Agency And The Supermax Paradox (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
2017 NBA Manifesto (from Mark Deeks, shamsports.com):
” The idea of the manifesto is thus. It outlines the assets available to every NBA team. It looks at what their financial situation is, what instruments and exceptions they have for spending, and their total salary outlook. It does the same with their draft position. It looks at the players they already have on their roster, plus the issues that need addressing as a team. And then it thinks aloud about what to do with it all.
It does this 30 times for 30 teams. All in all, it gets quite big.”
2018 Draft: An Early Look At Luka Doncic (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
The 2017 No-Defense Team (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News):
Prospects To Watch In Orlando & Utah Summer Leagues (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Damyean Dotson Could Thrive In More Wide-Open Knicks Offense (from Adam Zagoria, Fanrag Sports):
Who Is Running The Bucks? (from Zach Lowe/Brian Windhorst, ESPN):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/25/17 PART ONE

Devin Booker Scores 70  (from Doug Haller, azcentral.com):

Read it here: http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/nba/suns/2017/03/24/devin-booker-scores-franchise-record-70-points-but-suns-fall-boston/99608952/

From Chris Forsberg, ESPN:  http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/18997459/devin-booker-phoenix-suns-scores-70-points-loss-boston-celtics

Nikola Jokic: The Arrival Of The Next Great Passing Big Man  (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):

Read and watch it here: http://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/behind-the-screen-the-arrival-of-the-nbas-next-great-passing-big-man-nikola-jokic/

Film Room: Vucevic’s Terrific Post Passing (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):

Read and watch it here: http://www.nba.com/magic/news/film-room-nikola-vucevics-passing-has-been-terrific-cohen-20170325

Draymond Green’s DPOY Case (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/warriors/draymond-green-bolstering-defensive-player-year-case-sans-kd/

Rudy Gobert’s DPOY Case (from Andrew Bailey, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here:  https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/jazz/why-rudy-gobert-is-the-nbas-defensive-player-of-the-year/

How Are AD & DMC Progressing? (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):

Read and watch it here: http://allucanheat.com/2017/03/25/miami-heat-have-fallen-without-dion-waiters/

How Spoelstra Has Kept The Heat Alive (from Alanna Tachauer, 16 Wins A Ring):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/erik-spoelstra-kept-miami-heat-basketball-alive-7043310e5906#.j7d3u4exv

Heat’s Offense Struggles Without Waiters (from Joe Hulbert, Hoops Habit):

Read it here: http://hoopshabit.com/2017/03/25/miami-heat-offensive-struggles-without-dion-waiters-are-concerning/

From Frank Urbina, allucanheat.com:  http://allucanheat.com/2017/03/25/miami-heat-have-fallen-without-dion-waiters/

PJ Tucker: Anchoring The Raptors’ Defensive Turnaround (from Michael Grange, Sportsnet.ca):

Read it here: http://www.sportsnet.ca/basketball/nba/p-j-tucker-helped-anchor-raptors-defensive-turnaround/

Can The Grit’n’Grind Grizzlies Modernize? (from Danny CVhau, The Ringer):

Read it here: https://theringer.com/memphis-grizzlies-grit-n-grind-8c7baa63618d#.c8hqt2yor

Bradley Beal: Finally The Player He Was Meant To Be  (from Kyle Wagner, fivethirtyeight.com):

Read and watch it here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/bradley-beal-is-finally-the-player-he-was-meant-to-be/

Porzingis: Learning To Be The #1 Option (from Marc Berman< NY Post):

Read it here:  http://nypost.com/2017/03/24/kristaps-porzingis-as-no-1-option-an-ugly-work-in-progress/

–  COY Watch (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here: http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-am-briante-weber-gets-his-opportunity/

Mavericks: Coach Carlisle Is Experimenting  (from Isaac Harris, thesmokingcuban):

Read it here: http://thesmokingcuban.com/2017/03/25/carlisles-experiments-indicate-shift-in-dallas-mavericks-season/

Briante Weber Gets His Opportunity (from Cody Taylor, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here: http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-am-briante-weber-gets-his-opportunity/

Tyler Hansbrough Using D-League In Hopes to Return To NBA (from Cole Shelton, Ridiculous Upside):

Read and watch it here; http://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/3/24/14965210/tyler-hansbrough-nba-dleague-nbadl-fort-wayne-mad-ants

D-League “Tag Team”: Kay Felder & Eric Moreland  (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):

Read and watch it here: http://kingjamesgospel.com/2017/03/25/cleveland-cavaliers-kay-felder-eric-moreland-tag-team/

Understanding The New CBA (from Eric Pincus/Larry Coon, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here: http://www.basketballinsiders.com/understanding-the-new-cba-in-30-minutes/

Sir’Dominic Pointer’s Progression In Israel  (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):

Read and  it here: http://kingjamesgospel.com/2017/03/25/cleveland-cavaliers-sirdominic-pointer-progression-israel/

NOTE: This is PART ONE of today’s Basketball Intelligence.  PART TWO will follow later today. Stay tuned.