Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/12/18

What’s Going On With Sixers’ GM Search?  (from John Gonzalez, The Ringer):
The Joy Of Kyrie Irving (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
Laker Film Room: Breaking Down The Adjustments Lonzo Ball Has Made To His Jump Shot (from Laker Film Room):
Jamal Murray Will Continue To Rise (from Kane Pitman, The Step Back):
Gary Harris Is A Shooting Star (from Bryan Toporek, The Step Back):
Doncic Is Ready For His Closeup (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
Westbrook’s Player Impact By The Numbers (from Jordan Buckamneer, Thunderous Intentions):
The Draymond Green Do-It-All All-Stars (from Reid Forgrave, CBS Sports):
Cavs: How Zizic Can Have A Bigger Impact (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Grading The Mavs’ Roster (from NBA Math):
Grading The Nuggets’ Roster (from NBA Math):
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Podcast: Insights Into The Sixers’ Offseason Player Development Program (from Brian Seltzer/Chris Babcock, sixers.com):
Who Are The NBA’s Most Productive Passers?  (from Scott LaForrest, Nylon Calculus):
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The Knicks Are Finding Direction (from Nick Zappulla, RealGM):
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James Ennis’ Journey (from Kane Pitman, The Pick And Roll):
New Head Coach Borrego On The Hornets’ Roster (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Bucks: Can “Playoff Thon” Become A Regular Season Contributor? (from Ben Mallis, Pick And Roll):
Knicks Film Room: Can Hardaway, Jr Become A 3-Point Assassin? (from Danny Small, Elite Sports NY):
FIBA 2019 World Cup Qualifiers Are A Mess (from Yiannis Bouranis, Courtside):
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QOTD (from Bill Sy): “Even in projection and prediction, we can get caught up in this obsession to rank and rate. Our hopes and dreams for next season get quantified by NBA2K, 538’s CARMELO projections, and SI’s player rankings as if a player’s worth can be boiled down to one number”

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/10/18

How Four NBA Sophomores Can Take The Leap This Season (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
How The Wolves’ Young Stars Can Improve Next Season (from Josh Clement, Canis Hoopus):
Grizzlies: Coach Bickerstaff Discusses Offseason Moves & New Direction (from Mike Giannotto, Commercial Appeal):
A Look Into Dwane Casey’s Coaching Principles (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Grading The Nets’ Roster (from NBA Math):
Grading The Hornets’ Roster (from NBA Math):
Hornets: Cody Zeller’s Underrated Potential For 2018-19  (from Dan Godziszewski,94 Feet Report):
What Can Bob Beyer Do For The Thunder? (from newsok.com):
The Most Underrated Acquisitions Of The Offseason (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Saric Is The Sixers’ Glue (from Bryan Toporek, The Step Back):
Wendell Carter: No Real Weaknesses (from Chris Manning, The Step Back):
JJJ: The Zeitgeist Of Modern Basketball (from Max Carlin, The Step Back):
Raptors: Anunoby Offers Maximum Flexibility (from Chris Manning, The Step Back):
Lonzo Ball Is Many Things (from Ian Levy, The Step Back):
Cavs: Osman & Zizic Are Putting On A Show In World Cup Prep Games (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel ):
Bucks: Why Giannis’ Defense Should Anchor Any New Scheme (from Jordan Treske, Behind The Buck Pass):
How Tim Connelly Completely Transformed The Nuggets Roster In 4 Years (from Joel Rush, Forbes):
Austin Ainge Makes A Strong Case For Holding Free Agency Before The Draft (from Brian Robb, Boston Sports Journal):
18 NBA Players Who Will Join European World Cup Qualifiers (from George Orfanakis, eurohoops.net):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/26/18

Daryl Morey Q & A (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
How Reclassification Fast-Tracks Top Prospects To College And The NBA (from Jeff Borzello, ESPN):
The Timberwolves’ Place In The New NBA Landscape (from Josh Bungum, Dunking With Wolves):
What Are Wolves’ Bench Options In 2018-19? (from Jake Paynting, Hashtag Basketball):
What Can Cavs’ Expect From  KLove As #1 Option? (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
Grizzlies: JJJ Is Here (from Dave DuFour, Grizzly Bear Blues):
How Good Can These Young Bulls Become? (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Poythress Adds Another SF To Hawks’ Rotation (from Jeff Siegel, Soaring Down South):
Did The Warriors Really Ruin The NBA? (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
Summer League Alums Signing Database (from Nicola Lupo):
Jenny Boucek’s Pregnancy Represents A 1st For The NBA (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Melo: Stint With Thunder “Wasn’t A Good Fit”  (from Jemele Hill, ESPN):
Rockets Are Melo’s Best, Last Hope (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
After Nightmare Year, Will Isaiah Thomas Find HIs Way With Nuggets? (from Ben Ladner, Sports Illustrated):
Terry Rozier’s Most Important Trait: Ball Security (from Jason Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Building USA’s Dream Team For 2020 Olympics (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
Sheldon Jeter: Still Searching For His NBA Chance (from Michael Mccleary, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette):
Who Ya Got: Warriors Starting 5 Or 5 #1 Picks?  (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Vucevic: Future In Doubt, But Magic Still Need His Present (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
ORL: Isaiah Briscoe’s Signing Is An Example Of How Technology Has Changed NBA Scouting (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
Don’t Write Off Henry Ellenson (from Steve Hinson, Detroit Bad Boys):
LBJ Still Soaring At 33: A Close Look At His Workouts (from Tom Lane, Celtics Life):
Video: “Post Deep” Screen (Triangle O) (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
21 Players Under 21 Who Are Rising In World Cup Qualifiers (from FIBA.basketball):
10 Players Who Remain On The EuroLeague Market  (from George Orfanakis, Eurohoops.net):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/23/17

Knicks: All The Little Things That Kanter Does (from Fred Kerber, NY Post):
James Harden: Making It Look Easy (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
LBJ Finds New Way To Impress Teammates (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
The Kings Have Put Their Future In De’Aaron Fox’ Hands  (from John Gonzalez, The Ringer):
Giannis, Middleton Have Grown Up Together (from Lori Nickel, jsonline):
Wade’s Role: Leader Of Cavs’ Revamped Bench (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Maurice Harkless’ Struggles (from Jason Quick, NBC Sports):
Jeremy Lamb’s Improvement Can Be Crucial To Hornets’ Success (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Brutal Practices Have Whipped The Heat Back Into Shape (from Alex Fernandez, Miami Herald):
The Celtic Surprise (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
This Is A Good Season For The Mavs To Be Bad (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
The Pacers Are Coming Together (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
DeRozan: Evolving As A Playmaker (from Michael Grange, sportsnet.ca):
Heat: Hassan Whiteside’s Screen Setting Is Vital To Team’s Success (from Manny Hernandez, Miami Herald):
Willie Cauley-Stein’s Mental Battle With The Fear Of Injury (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):
The Kings’ Shot Selection Inefficiency (from Tim Maxwell, Sactown Royalty):
Brook Lopez: Leading On & Off The Court (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
For David West, Age Is Just A Number (from Connor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
Wednesday Night Recap (from Chris Ryan, The Ringer):
The Thunder Still Have Major Problems..But Don’t Panic (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
The FIBA World Cup Qualification Schedule Explained (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/5/17

Eurobasket 2017 Preview (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
Prospect Watch: Luka Doncic (from Jonathan Mahon, Medium.com):
What Mbah A Moute Brings To Rockets  (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Video Breakdown:  “Trailing Big”: Marc Gasol’s New Favorite Play  (from Michael Snyder, 94feetreport):
Chris Brickley: How Former College Assistant Became Go-To Trainer For NBA Superstars  (from Scott Davis, Business Insider):
The Jazz’ Floor-Spacing Issues (from Ben Mehic, Deseret News):
Nerlens Noel: What Does The Future Hold? (from Thomas Rende, NBA Math):
What Does ‘Melo Have Left? (from Eric Spyropolous, NBA Math):
Talking With Glenn Robinson III & His Trainer Joey Burton (from Grant Afseth, Indiana Sports Coverage):
Enes Kanter Q & A (from Fred Katz, Norman Transcript):
Video Breakdown: Kemba Walker (from Justin Jett):