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 7/27/18

Giannis Finally Has The Space He Deserves (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
How Ben Simmons Can Improve Without A Jump Shot (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Q & A: Anthony Davis (from Bill Defilippo, Dime Mag):
Pels Hope To Discover NBA-Caliber SF In Training Camp (from Oleh Kosel, The Bird Writes):
Jared Dudley Drops Some Knowledge (from Net Income/Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
Garrett Temple And The Art Of The Jumper (from Jack Noonan, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Kyrie Irving’s Recovery Process (from Ohm Youngmusik, ESPN):
Celtics: Marcus Smart Is Worth Every Penny (from Shea Norling, NBA Analysis Network):
Capela: The Wild Card In The Rockets’ Championship Blueprint (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):
A Look At Rawle Alkins, The Bulls’ Latest Two-Way Signing (from Vijay Vemu, Blog A Bull):
Melo’s Journey Through Years, Teams & PGs (from Xiane, The Dream Shake):
Paul George: No Regrets Choosing To Stay With OKC (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
Small-Ball Looks To Be Lakers’ Best Lineup Option (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Eliminating The Age Limit: A Proposal (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
The Supermax And The Price Of Loyalty (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Suns Are Betting Big On Knight-Booker Backcourt Partnership (from Brendon Kleen, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Jalen Green Could Be the #1 Pick In The Draft (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
Length Is The Word For The Magic  (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Can Porzingis Defend The Perimeter? (from Drew Steele, Posting And Toasting):
Why The Elam Ending Has The NBA & College Hoops “Intrigued” (from Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/26/18

Saric & Covington Make The Sixers Hum (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Sixers’ Young Core Taking The NBA By Storm Is An Historic Anomaly (from David Murphy, Philadelphia Inquirer):
(BI Note:  Let’s remember the 73-74 ABA Champ Nets with starting five of Doctor J, Super John Williamson, Larry Kenon, Brian Taylor and Billy Paultz who each averaged at least 29.4 mpg at ages 23, 22, 21,22,25.  The youngest championship team in NBA/ABA history.)
History Of Kyrie’s Knee Problems (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa & Nicole Yang, Bosotn.com):
The Gravity Of Steph Curry’s Knee Injury (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Evolution Of Steph Curry (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
 60 Minutes: Giannis’ Story (from CBS News):
Five Great Moments From Giannis’ 60 Minutes Story (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline):
LaMarcus Aldridge: Quietly Overlooked  (from Jesse Blanchard, BBall Breakdown):
Pacers: Darren Collison Is Feeling Taller Than Ever  (from Mark Monteith, Pacers.com):
Video: LeBron James’ Gravity (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
D’Angelo Russell: Back In Rhythm  (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
Off-Ball Role Helping Ntkilina Find His Game (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):
Thunder: Is It Time For Melo’s Minutes To Decline?  (from Berry Tramel, newsok):
Blake Griffin: More Motown Than Hollywood (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
The Relationship Between Darrell Griffith & Donovan Mitchell (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Kelly Oubre Enigma (from Rob Athmer, Hashtag Basketball):
Is Dragan Bender Ready To Prove Himself? (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
The Renaissance Of Kent Bazemore (from Dallin Duffy, Soaring Down South):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/3/17 PART TWO

5 Takes On Giannis, The East, Draymond And More (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
Can The Cavs’ Offense Bail Out Their Defense? (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
An Early Season Look At Trends, Stats, Plays (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Making Sense Of The Magic’s Scorching Start (from Alex West, NBA Math):
Film Room: Marcin Gortat’s Screening Excellence (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Pistons Want More Aggressive Play From Kennard (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Nuggets: Jamal Murray Breaks Out Of Shooting Slump, Which Had Resulted From Overthinking (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Sixers Winning By Playing Big (from Matty Breisch, Section 215):
Fizdale Delivers On Big Promises He Made To Griz – And Himself (from Nubyjas Wilborn, Sporting News):
John Henson: Bucks’ Defensive Anchor (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Analyzing The Knicks’ Point Guards (from Joseph Deering, Daily Knicks):
Ntilikina: Already A Tormenting Defender (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):
D’Angelo Russell’s Defense Has Been Hurting The Nets (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/3/17 PART ONE

The Unspeakable Greatness Of Giannis (from Marc Stein, NYTimes):
Bucks Want To Lighten Giannis’ Load (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Westbrook’s One-Man Show Is Over: Welcome To The Thunder’s Variety Hour (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Analyzing Eric Gordon’s Hot Start (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Robert Covington’s Spacing: Playing A Major Role In Sixers’ Offense  (from George Kondoleon, Bball Breakdown):
Fewer Timeouts Is Making Crunch Time More Exciting (from Kristian Winfield/Mike Prada, SBNation):
Steph Curry Is Shooting More FTs (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Does Orlando Have Enough Magic Potion For The Entire Season? (from Mo Dahkil, The Jump Ball):
Basketball Dictionary: Double Drag Screens (from Dylan Murphy, The Medium):
Everyone Should Watch The Jazz (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
Dejounte Murray: Has The Spurs’ Missing Piece Been There All Along?  (from Will Hoekenga, 16 Wins):
5 Rookies Teams Will Regret Passing On (from Brandon Jefferson, Fansided):
Thursday Highlights (from Paolo Uggeti, The Ringer):
Everyone Makes Mistakes In The Draft: We Should Learn From Them (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
The Spurs Still Need Manu (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Grizzlies: Tyreke Evans’ Great Start & More (from Chris Herrington, Commercial Appeal):
Aron Baynes Provides The Celtics With Toughness (from Mike Petraglia, Celtics Blog):
G-League Q & A:  Agua Caliente Clippers Coach Casey Hill (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
G-League Tips Off Today: Here Are The Rosters (from N. Lupo, Sportando):
Markelle Fultz’ Confounding Injury (from Ken Berger, Bleacher Report):
The NBA’s Age Limit Is Broken: Prospects Are Actually Getting Younger (from Owen Phillips, FiveThirtyEight):
Cavs Need To Slow It Down (from Terry Pluto, cleveland.com):
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