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 8/14/18

–  LBJ Has Always Played His Best Alongside Players Like Josh Hart (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
How Dwight Howard Is Adapting & Evolving (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
NOP: Randle Should Fit Nicely Next To AD  (from Ti Windisch, The Step Back):
How Will Grizzlies Approach JJJ’s Rookie Season? (from Peter Edmiston, Commercial Appeal):
Rookies In The Best Position To Make An Impact (from Matthew Blum, NBA.com):
How Ben Simmons Thrives Without Shooting Threes (from Tom West/Alex Kungu, Liberty Ballers/Celtics Blog):
MDA Says Melo Is “A Lot Better Fit” With Rockets (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Humanizing NBA Refs (from Spencer Lund, RealGM):
Jerami Grant: Poised To Become OKC X-Factor (from Yams, Thunderous Intentions):
Best One-Year Contract Signings Of 2018 (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Bobby Marks On Suns’ GM  (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Daniel Hamilton’s Path To The NBA (from Don Amore, Hartford Courant):
Color-Mixing & Lineup Synergies (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
Clippers:  Bruce Bowen Won’t Be Back After Remarks About Kawhi (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
Notes From FIBA U18 Tournaments (from The Stepien):
Why The Nets Refuse To Tank (from Michael Scotto, The Athletic):
On The Rise: Caris LeVert (from Alex Squadron, slamonline.com):
– Nets: What Dudley Brings (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Zach Collins: Not Ready For Big Minutes At “5” But That Still Might Be Blazers’ Best Hope (from Jack Winter, Hoop Ball):
Remaining Offseason Questions: Atlantic Division (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
John Wall And The Wizards Must Evolve (from Jackson Frank, Clutch Points):
Battle Of The Backups: Yogi Ferrell Vs. Frank Mason (from Tim Maxwell, Sactown Royalty):
How The Best NBA Teams Have Used The G-League To Hack The System (from Ben Beecken, Grandstand Central):
Oliver Miller Battles Weight Issues, Hopes To Inspire Others (from KSAZ):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/12/18

International Spotlight: Deep Dive Into Europe’s Top Leagues (from Dio Nikiforos Hoop Ball):
Laker Film Room:  Brandon Ingram Off The Ball (from Laker Film Room):
When LBJ Joined Lakers, Everything Changed For Brandon Ingram  (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
The Luol Deng-Lakers Stalemate (from Trevor Lane, Lakers Nation):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Pistons Add Sachin Gupta As Assistant GM (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press ):
When Do We Give Up On Stanley Johnson?  (from Andrew Favakeh, 94 Feet Report):
Former All-Stars Howard And Anthony Are At Crossroads (from Eric Yeboah, 94 Feet Report):
Each Team’s 2019 FA Blueprint (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Wolves’ Signee Nunnally Is Ready For Thibodeau Grind (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
The Latvian U18 Team: A Tale Of Two Arturs (from Levi Wenrich, 94 Feet Report):
Coaching The Coaches Is Helping Make Canadian Basketball Better (from Doug Smith, The Star):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/30/18

How Does Josh Jackson Build On The End Of Last Season? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Jayson Tatum’s Three-Point Shooting (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
Ryan Broekhoff’s Long Road To Dallas (from Steve Smith, ESPN):
Trainer Chris Brickley’s Offseason Work With Melo, Ntilikina, Kanter (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
How Effective Can Reggie Jackson Be Playing Off The Ball?  (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Interview: Sixers’ Former Director Of Applied Analytics Lance Pearson (from Brian Jacobs, sixersfrontoffice.net):
Is It Make Or Break Time For Justise Winslow?  (from Jonathan Macri, The Step Back):
The Ripple Effects Of A Busy Nuggets Offseason (from Christopher Dempsey, nuggets.com):
Can Juan Hernangomez Re-Emerge In Year 3? (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
3 Kings Players Facing The Most Pressure Next Season (from Tomas Kassahun, Hoops Habit):
Draft Scouting: Best Prospects At U20 Euros (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Predicting 3-Point Shooting For Incoming Rookies (from Patrick Miller, Nylon Calculus):
Jerry Colangelo; Isaiah Thomas; Andre Drummond; Kyle Lowry (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Harrison Barnes: Excited To Spread “The Game Of Basketball” At NBA Africa (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Jazz: Udoh Will Continue To Stay Ready (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune);
Porzingis Visit Is Everything Knicks Love About Coach Fizdale (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Upcoming Salary Guarantee Dates To Watch (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Mid-Major Prospects To Watch   (from Jackson Hoy, The Stepien):

 

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):