Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/19/17

Clarence Gaines: The Man Behind The Curtain In Knicks’ Drafts (from Justin Weiss, Elite Sports NY):
Why Everyone Loves Playing With Domantas Sabonis (from Derek Kramer, Indiana Sports Coverage):
Video Breakdown: Timberwolves Pick-And-Roll (from Ben Beecken, Dunking With Wolves):
OG Anunoby’s Rise To Starter: Shoulder To The Wheel (from Arden Zwelling, sportsnet.ca):
Reviewing The Rockets’ First Month (from Eric Spyropolous, Space City Scoop):
Rockets: Excited To See What Harden-CP3 Pairing Can Bring  (from Paul Coro, LA Times):
With Bledsoe, The NBA Should Fear The Deer (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Lionel Hollins Is Recharging Himself For Another Coaching Run (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Lakers: Turnovers Are A Major Issue (from Harrison Faigen, Lakers Nation):
Latest Attempt By Kings To Be Competitive Is Off To A Terrible Start (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Bogdanovic, Kings See Progress (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):
Raptors In A Full Court Press To Advance Women (from Rachel Brady, The Globe And Mail):
Celtics: The Inside Story Behind Hiring Brad Stevens (from Nicole Yang, Boston.com):
Can Boston’s Offense Catch Up To Its Defense? (from Ian Levy, NBA.com/Nylon Calculus):
Dinwiddie’s Importance To The Nets (from Zach Cronin, Book-Lin):
Jokic Is Quietly Dominating The Boards (from Jordan, Dig In Denver):
Eric Griffin: Once Falsely Accused Of Attempted Murder, Now Striving To Make The Jazz (from Gordon Monson, sltrib.com):
Danny Green Is Playing The Best Basketball Of His Career (from Julian Gill, Pounding The Rock):
Revisiting The CHI-MIN Trade (from Ken Bradley, Dunking With Wolves):
The Magic Face Season Crossroads (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Laker Film Room: PHO122, LAL 115 (from Pete Zayas, Forum Blue And Gold):
What Can John Holland Bring To The Cavs? (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):
Justise Winslow Is Starting To Find His Game (from Chase Eyrich, All U Can Heat):
Is The Wing Help The Wolves Need Already On The Roster? (from Jake Paynting, Dunking With Wolves):
Pacers’ Sniper Bojan Bogdanovic  (from Josh Padmore, 8points9seconds.com):
Udoh Is A Delightful Anomaly (from Chris Thompson, Deadspin):
QOTD ( On the difference between 23 & 33-year old LBJ: from Doc Rivers to Dave McMenamin, ESPN):

“I don’t see a difference except for he’s smarter. I’m amazed, really. We were laughing about it, it wasn’t so funny to us watching film. Most players when they get to his age are smart enough now they see everything. But usually when they get to that age, they’re too old to do anything about it. Kevin McHale had that comment. ‘If I had the knowledge now but my body at 22, I would have been the greatest player of all time.’ LeBron has the knowledge of all those years and he’s still top two, three athletic in the league. He has both going for him. He can beat you with his brain, he can beat you with his power. It’s a daunting task when you watch him on film.”

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/14/17

Dennis Smith: The Perfect Next Face Of The Mavs (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
NBA Scouts On Dennis Smith, Jr. (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
FA Fit: CP3 On The Rockets (from Mike O’Connor, BBall Breakdown):
Ekpe Udoh Is Back, Better Than Ever (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
How Sean Marks Is Saving The Nets (from Morgan Dunn, Sir Charles In Charge):
A Fair Appraisal Of Nikola Jokic (from Paul Headley, 16 Wins):
The Cavs Are Standing Idle And It Might Cost Them LBJ (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
The NBA’s New Breed Of Big Men: Joel Embid  (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Summer League Review (from Ben Dowsett, Basketball Insiders):
LV Summer League Day 7 Standouts (from Sekou Smith, NBA.com):
6 Young Execs Likely To Become GMs (from Brian Rauf, Chat Sports):
Why Warriors Prefer Klay Thompson Over Paul George (from Monte Poole, csnbayarea):
Avery Bradley: Pistons May Have Found Their “Glue Guy”  (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Celtics Trying To Utilize Zizic’s Strengths (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
Lonzo Ball’s Agent Harrison Gaines Q & A (from Chris Haynes, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/1/17

Thunder: Swinging For The Fences (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Paul George, the People’s Champion (from Kelly Iko, 94feetreport.com):
DeMar DeRozan Q & A (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Biggest Questions In Another Wild Offseason (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Is Teague An Upgrade For Wolves At PG? (fromGerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
Iguodala: Team Culture Changer (from Maxwell Ogden, Hoops Habit):
Rubio & The Jazz: Defensive Hand In Glove Fit (from My_Lo, SLCDunk):
Can MCW Bounce Back? (from Ti Windisch, The Step Back):
What Korkmaz’ Arrival Means To Sixers (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Jonah Bolden Could Be Sixers’ Back-Up Four Next Season (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Meet Harrison Gaines, Lonzo Ball’s Agent (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
The Phil Jackson Era Wasn’t A Total Dumpster Fire (from Howard Beck, Bleacher Report):
Guide To 2017 Contract Options, Qualifying Offers (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
How An NBA Front Office Handles Free Agency, Step-By-Step (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Ekpe Udoh: From NBA Bench Player To Turkish Hero (from Patrick Kingsley, NYTimes):
D-League Alums To Watch At Orlando Summer League (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Rob Pelinka Q & A: Draft Evaluation & Offseason Outlook (from Mike Trudell, Lakers.com):
Lakers’ Priority: Cap Flexibility For Next Summer (from Mark Medina, LA Daily News);

 

 

 

 

Derrick Caracter Is Still Ballin’ (from Shereen Rayan, Lake Show Life):

 

 

 

 

 

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