Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/16/18 PART ONE

BKN:  Nets Looking For More Than Respect (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BOS: The Next Step For The C’s & The PG Who Will Lead Them  (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
BOS: Jayson Tatum Is Ready For Prime Time (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
BOS: How Ainge’s Bold Moves Made The Celtics A Title Contender  (from Chris Forsberg, NBC Sports):
CHA: Caught Between Two Identities  (from Quinn Pilkey, Hashtag Basketball):
DAL: Doncic: Ok Kid, You’re Up  (from Emmet Ryan, Ball In Europe):
DEN: Jamal Murray’s Offball Weaponry (from Jackson Frank, BBall Index):
DET:  Stanley Johnson: Still A Chance For Development?  (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Basketball):
LAC: SGA’s Career Is Off To A Great Start (from CBC News):
MIL: Giannis’ New Jump Shot (from Scott Romportl, Behind The Buck Pass):
NYK:  Fizdale’s Energy, Relationship-Forging Are Key (from Steve Popper, Newsday):
OKC: Westbrook & George: A Bond Between Stars Provides New Hope (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
ORL: Q & A: Magic Exec John Gabriel (from  George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel):
PHI: Elton Brand Is Embracing The Challenge Of Running A Team (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
PHI: Sixers Building Depth To Push Them To The Top (from George Kondoleon, Bball index):
WAS: Finally Healthy, Dwight Howard Must Learn To Play With Wizards (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
WAS: What Oubre Still Needs To Learn (from Ben Mehhic, Bullets Forever):
Crazy Predictions (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Is It Time To Reduce The Schedule To 72 Games?  (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Scouting Reports For Every NBA Player  (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Breakout Candidates: Giles, LeVert, Isaac, John Collins  (from Tyler Metcalf, Hashtag Basketball):
One Important Thought About Each Team (from Paul Flannery, SB Nation):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory Of Paul Allen:

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):