Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/6/18

ATL: Kevin Huerter Has Shown He Belongs (from Glen Willis, Soaring Down South):
BKN: D’Antoni Has Long Been A Believer In Kenny Atkinson (from Moke Hamilton, The Athletic):
CLE: The Cavs’ Season From Hell Reached A New Low Against The Magic (from Matt Ellentuck, SB Nation):
DAL: The Mavs Have Fully Embraced The Modern NBA (from Doyle Rader, Mavs Moneyball):
DAL:  Q & A: Maxi Kleber (from Talk Basket):
DEN: Nuggets Match Best Start In Franchise History (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
DEN: Takeaways From Win Over Celtics (from Brandon Ewing, Mile High Sports):
DEN: Juancho Hernangomez & The Art Of Spacing The Floor (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
DET:  GRIII As A Starter Can Help Boost Pistons’ Shooting (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
GSW: How McKinnie Went From Long Shot To Rotation Player (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
HOU: Playbook: Flex STS Pitch Milwaukee (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
IND: Sabonis Is Playing Big Without Being Constrained By His Size  (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
MIA: Q & A: Dwyane Wade  (from Sekou Smith, NBA.com):
MIL: How To Handle The First Faults In The Defensive Scheme (from Adam Paris, Brew Hoop):
MIL: Brook Lopez Is Making A Big Difference On Defensive Glass  (from Kane Pitman, The Step Back):
MIL: Budenholzer Has Bucks Ahead of Schedule (from Mo Dakhil, Washington Post):
PHI: RoCo Is Making Early DPOY Case (from Ethan Piechota, The Sixer Sense):
PHI: Refusal To Play Smaller Is Holding The Team Back (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
POR: A New Rotation Is Bringing Success (from Peter Sampson, Blazer’s Edge):
POR: Evan Turner Is Flourishing In is New Role (from Steven Vaughan, Blazer’s Edge):
SAC: The Kings Have Found Their Blueprint.  Will Bagley Fit?  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
SAS: The Best Version Of DeRozan Has Arrived In San Antonio (from Jared Johnson, BBall Index):
SAS: Aldridge & Extra Possessions (from Paul Garcia, Project Spurs):
SAS: Video Breakdown: Anatomy Of A Spurs Dunk (from CharlieOCharles, Pounding The Rock):
WAS: Can The Wizards Fix This New Level Of Dysfunction?  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Week 3 In Review (from Justin Willard, Nylon Calculus):
Metrics 101: The One Number Defining Each Team Three Weeks In (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
What Makes The Penny Hardaway/Mike Miller Coaching Union Work?  (from Drew Hill, Commercial Appeal):
2019 Draft Scouting Videos: Barrett, Williamson, Little, K. Johnson  (from Mike Schmitz/Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Which Duke Draft Prospect Has The Most NBA Potential?  (from Schmitz/Givony/Pelton, ESPN):

 

Today’s best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/24/16

–  The Rise Of The Wolves Rests With Thibodeau  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):

Read it here:  http://sports.yahoo.com/news/the-rise-of-the-twolves-rests-with-tom-thibodeau-152339587.html

Steven Adams, The Thunder’s Ascendant Star  (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):

Read and view it here:  https://theringer.com/steven-adams-new-oklahoma-city-thunder-star-nba-436156b161b7#.luxcy55o9

–  Rodney McGruder’s Perseverance Rewarded With Heat’s Final Roster Spot  (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):

Read it here;  http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/nba/miami-heat/article110026252.html

–  The Foundation For Jonas Valanciunas As A High-Usage Offensive Weapon  (from Cooper Smither, Raptors Republic):

Read and view it here:  http://www.raptorsrepublic.com/2016/10/24/tactical-observations-preseason-foundation-jonas-valanciunas/

–  Andre Drummond’s Evolving Post Game  (from Aaron McMann, MLive):

Read it here:  http://www.mlive.com/pistons/index.ssf/2016/10/andre_drummonds_evolving_post.html

–  Moving DeMarcus Cousins  (from Moke Hamilton, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here:  http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-sunday-moving-demarcus-cousins/

–  Avery Bradley Continues Adapting  (from A. Sherrod Blakely, csnne.com):

Read it here:  http://www.csnne.com/boston-celtics/avery-bradley-boston-celtics-continues-adapting-improves-ball-handling-and-court-vision

Celtics, Nets Futures Remain Linked (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):

Read it here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/celtics/2016/10/23/future-celtics-and-nets-inexorably-linked/YG76Gzxtk6FX8qzXViJWlL/story.html

–  Jerebko Is The Celts’ Best Option To Replace Olynyk  (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):

Read it here: http://hardwoodhoudini.com/2016/10/24/could-jonas-jerebko-finally-seize-a-bigger-role/

–  NBA Season Preview  (from The Step Back):

Read it here:  http://fansided.com/2016/10/24/how-to-read-this-nba-preview/

–  Rockets’ Preview (from Vivek Jacob, BBall Breakdown):

Read it here:  http://bballbreakdown.com/2016/10/23/for-better-and-worse-everyone-should-get-points-in-houston-rockets/

–  Nets Want To Unleash Trevor Booker  (from Ryan Lazo, NY Post):

Read it here:  http://nypost.com/2016/10/23/nets-want-to-unleash-forward-as-more-than-defensive-stopper/

–  Adapting To The New Technology On The Bench  (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/blog/boston/celtics/post/_/id/4724219/new-technology-on-nba-sidelines-but-celtics-will-lean-on-their-ibrad

–  Replacing Evan Turner  (from wjsy, Celtics Blog):

Read it here:  http://www.celticsblog.com/2016/10/24/13365138/replacing-evan-turner

Damjan Rudez And Arinze Onuaku Make The Magic’s Roster  (from John Denton, magic.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/magic/news/damjan-rudez/arinze-onuaku/most-opportunity-denton-20161023

–  Could Chasson Randle Thrive In Westchester?  (from Chris Priczak, Daily Knicks):

Read it here:  http://dailyknicks.com/2016/10/24/new-york-knicks-chasson-randle-thrive-westchester/

–  Thomas Walkup Is On His Way  (from Giles, FanSided):

Read it here:  http://fansided.com/2016/10/24/thomas-walkup-chicago-bulls-glory-anonymity/

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/15/16

–  Steve Kerr: Warriors Will Do More Experimenting This Season  (from J.A. Adande, ESPN):

–  Nets’ Biggest Strength Is The Play They Are Avoiding  (from Brian Lewis,NY Post):

Read it here;  http://nypost.com/2016/10/14/nets-biggest-strength-is-the-play-theyre-avoiding/

–  Denzel Valentine:  Perfect  Fit For Bulls  (from Joel Brigham, Basketball Insiders):

–  Brad Stevens: “Jaylen Brown Will Be Really Good”  (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):

Read it here:  http://www.masslive.com/celtics/index.ssf/2016/10/jaylen_brown_boston_celtics_ro.html

–  The Amir Johnson/Al Horford Fit  (from wjsy, Celtics Blog):

Read and view it here: http://www.celticsblog.com/2016/10/15/13265872/like-a-glove-the-amir-johnson-al-horford-fit

–  Jordan Mickey Searches For Role  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):

Read it here:  http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/celtics/2016/10/celtics_young_forward_jordan_mickey_searches_for_role

Schroder Ready To Shine For Hawks  (from Paul Newberry, AP):
  Marquese Chriss: Not Intimidated  (from Paul Coro, azcentral):

–  Dellavedova:  Perfect Fit For Bucks  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):

Read it here:  http://www.sportingnews.com/nba/news/matthew-dellavedova-bucks-giannis-antetokounmpo-point-guard-offense/1tvu873161amy1f11j8abyovw3

–  Damjan Rudez: Making Strong Case For Roster Spot (from Zach Oliver, Orlando Pinstriped Post):

Read it here:  http://www.orlandopinstripedpost.com/2016/10/15/13291676/damjan-rudez-orlando-magic-roster-spot-earned

–  Video Breakdown: McCaw’s Two Buzzer Beaters  (from EricApricot, Golden State Of Mind):

Read and view it here:  http://www.goldenstateofmind.com/2016/10/15/13292592/warriors-vs-nuggets-video-analysis-2016-2017-highlights-patrick-mccaw-buzzer-beaters

–  Evan Turner’s Blazers Acclimation (from Jason Quick, csnnw.com):

Read it here:  http://www.csnnw.com/portland-trail-blazers/evan-turner-and-his-acclimation-trail-blazers-still-finding-his-way

Labissiere: Mind Over Matter  (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):
–  J.J. Barea: Work Ethic Leads To Success (from Carlos Nava, ESPN):
–  Orlando Johnson: Searching For An NBA Home (from Charles F. Gardner, jsonline.com):
Hawks’ Defense Shined Against The Top Offenses (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):

 

The Bucks Were At Their Best With Antetokuonmpo At PG (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
–  Pelicans’ Season Preview  (from Oleh Kosel, The Bird Writes):
–  Will Winning Be The Heat’s Priority This Season?  (from Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/16

Evan Turner: At Home At On The Midrange (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):

–  Kristaps Porzingis And The Path To Greatness (from M Miranda, Posting And Toasting):

Read and view it here:  http://www.postingandtoasting.com/2016/10/10/13218556/kristaps-porzingis-and-the-path-to-greatness

Kevin McHale On Whether Harden Can Be A Facilitator First  (from Calvin Watkins, ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/17773729/former-houston-rockets-coach-kevin-mchale-unsure-james-harden-become-facilitator-first

–  Monitoring Dwyane Wade Will Be A Matter Of Feel  (from Vincent Goodwill,  CSNChicago):

Read it here:  http://www.csnchicago.com/chicago-bulls/bulls-monitoring-dwyane-wade-matter-feel-opposed-model

–  Dwyane Wade Vows To Extend His Career With An Evolving Game  (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):

Read it here:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/basketball/bulls/ct-dwyane-wade-evolving-game-bulls-spt-1010-20161009-story.html

–  Ten Replacement Players With Big Shoes To Fill (from Shaun Powell,  NBA.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/article/2016/10/11/10-players-replacing-stars-nba-kevin-durant-kobe-bryant-derrick-rose

–  The Rubio Effect  (from John Schuhmann,  NBA.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/article/2016/10/11/one-team-one-stat-minnesota-timberwolves-zach-lavine-ricky-rubio

–  What Are The Lakers Running?  (from Coach Nick, BBall breakdown):

Read it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=iolBtjFD3YU

–  Using Bogut’s Playmaking Skills Is A Two-Way Adjustment For Mavs  (from Earl K. Sneed, mavs.com):

Read it here:  http://www.mavs.com/utilizing-andrew-boguts-playmaking-skills-is-two-way-adjustment-for-mavs/

–  Mike Malone:  We Are At Our Best In Transition  (from Harrison Wind, bsndenver.com):

Read and view it here:  http://bsndenver.com/when-were-at-our-best-is-in-transition-malone-nuggets-want-to-push-the-pace-this-season/

–  Basketball Is Fun Again For Kenneth Faried  (from Christopher Dempsey,  Denver Post):

Read it here:  http://www.denverpost.com/2016/10/11/kenneth-faried-reinvigorated-denver-nuggets/

–  For Alan Anderson, Basketball Isn’t Just A Job, It’s Been A Journey  (from Broderick Turner, LA Times):

Read it here:  http://www.latimes.com/sports/clippers/la-sp-clippers-alan-anderson-20161011-snap-story.html

–  Al Horford, Amir Johnson Forming Frontcourt Fellowship  (from Taylor C. Snow,  celtics.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/celtics/news/sidebar/prac-101116-horford-johnson-forming-frontcourt-fellowship

–  Zach Lowe’s “Thirty Crazy Predictions” For 2016-17  (from ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/17734638/30-crazy-predictions-2016-17-nba-season-zach-lowe

–  Mavs Partner With Bedgear’s Sleep Experts  (from Kendra Andrews, sporttechie.com):

Read it here:  http://www.sporttechie.com/2016/10/12/sports/nba/mavericks-partner-with-sleep-experts/

–  Nick Zeisloft: From IU Role Player To NBA Training Camp  (from Jim Ayerllo,  indystar.com):

Read it here:  http://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nba/pacers/2016/10/11/iu-role-player-nba-training-camp-why-nick-zeisloft-pacer/91897370/

–  Ilyasova: The Thunder’s X-Factor  (from Tony Heim, Thunderous Intentions):

Read it here:  http://thunderousintentions.com/2016/10/12/ersan-ilyasova-x-factor/

–  D-League Diversity: A History Of Minority Coaches  (from Adam Johnson, D-League Digest):

Read it here:  http://dleaguedigest.com/2016/10/11/dleague-diversity-minority-head-coaches/

Referee Bill Kennedy’s “Coming Out Party”  (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/17764735/nba-referee-bill-kennedy-long-coming-story

–  What To Look For In A New CBA  (from Eric Pincus, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here:  http://www.basketballinsiders.com/what-to-look-for-in-a-new-collective-bargaining-agreement/