Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/16/18

Kings:  MBIII Will Need To Shoot To Be A Star (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Can Melo Fit In With The Rockets? (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Can Hayward Give The Celtics Enough Firepower To Make The Finals? (from Jackson Frank, Clutch Points):
D’Angelo Russell, & His Knees, Will Guide Nets’ 2018-19 Plans  (from Brian Lewis,  NY Post):
Gary Trent, Jr.: Son’s Time To Shine (from Kerry Eggers, Portland Tribune):
Celtics Vs. Warriors: 13 Things To Watch  (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
The Upstart Pacers Are Grounded In Restraint (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Where Dejounte Murray Goes From Here (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
How The Pels Can Maximize Shooting (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
PG Is Only The Start Of ORL’s Weaknesses (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
The Magic Want To Brew Something BIG  (from Nick Zappulla, RealGM):
Pels:  There’s A Wing Missing (form Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
Jazz: Exum Is Both Expendable And Indispensable (from Jared Woodcox, The J Notes):
How Does Donovan Mitchell Compare To Past High-Scoring Rookies?  (from Mychal Lowman, SLC Dunk):
Raptors: Grades For The Past Five 1st-Round Picks (from Mike Bossetti, Raptors Rapture):
Trey Burke Significantly Improved Finishing Near The Rim (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Players Ready To Thrive In New Situations (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Nuggets’ Monte Morris: Strong Facilitator With Underrated Scoring Acumen (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Nick Young: What It’s Like To Win For The 1st Time (from Adam Caparell, Complex):
Rookie Encyclopedia: Welcome To Europe (from Sam Meyerkopf, nextstep-basketball.com):
2019 Draft Prospects Rankings (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
2019 Draft: An Early Look At Top Prospects (from Steve Dewald, Ridiculous Upside):
Why Shams Charania Is Leaving Yahoo For The Athletic (from Aaron Mansfield, Complex):
Q & A: 17-year-old Agent Ariel Levy (from Ryan Ward, Clutch Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/3/18

DMC To The Dubs:
The System That Allowed The Dubs To Happen (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
LBJ To The Lakers – Day Two:
Sixers: Silver Linings On Losing Out On LBJ  (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Sixers Film Study: Shake Milton (from Jackson Frank, Liberty Ballers):
The East, Post-LBJ (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Free Agency Watch: Day Two (from The Ringer):
Top Remaining FAs (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
The Upcoming WC Playoff Race (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Nets: Why Ed Davis Could Be A Great Fit (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Video Breakdown: New Pacers’ Forward Doug McDermott (from Derek Kramer, ipacers.com):
Suns: Coach Kokoskov’s Journey Began With Near-Fatal Auto Accident (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
How JVG Became The NBA’s John Madden (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
What Role Do Celtics’ Players Need To Play For Robert Williams? (from Gary Washburn/Emerson Latzia, NESN):
Derrick Jones, Jr Knows His His Heat Future Hinges On His Jump Shot (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Meet The Newest Piston:  GRIII (from Joseph Sikne, Hashtag Basketball):
Damion Lee: No White Flags (from The Players Tribune):
Morehouse’s Tyrius Walker: A Step Closer To His NBA Dream (from C. Isaiah Smalls II, The Undefeated):
Special Defenses (from Eric Musselman, coachmuss.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/27/18

Biggest FA & Trade Decisions For All 30 Teams (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
The Most Interesting Restricted FAs (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Salary & Roster Sheets For All Teams (from Keith Smith):
Some Need-To-Know Terms Of Free Agency & The Salary Cap (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Film Breakdown: How Dennis Smith & Luka Can Co-Exist (from Akshay Mirchandani, Dallas Morning News):
Chimezie Metu’s NBA Journey (from Tom Orsborn, Express-News):
Ranking The Celtics’ Core (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
“Won’t Be Long Now” (from Gordon Hayward):
Celtics: Wanamaker Can Be Important (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
Daryl Morey Faces New Challenges (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
How Will Warriors Bolster Their Championship Roster? (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Reviewing Iguodala’s Season (from Connor Letourneau, SF Gate):
Warriors: Putting Jacob Evans In A Position To Succeed (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Timberwolves’ Rookies Want To Play Early.  But Will They?  (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Okogie Has Great Act To Follow: Jimmy Butler  (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
The Suns Go All-In On Devin Booker (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Josh Jackson: Ready For An Even Bigger Leap (from Alex Wong, slamonline.com):
The WAS-LAC Trade:
After Hip Surgery, Gerald Henderson Is Ready To Attempt A Comeback (from Jeff Zilgitt, USA Today):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/21/18

Doncic’s Overseas Opponents Break Down His Game, NBA Potential (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A With Mavs’ GM Donnie Nelson & Director Of Player Personnel Tony Ronzone  (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):
Pre-Draft Process: A Tireless, Year-Long Project For Austin Ainge & Celtics’ Staff (from Taylor Snow, Celtics.com):
Mikal Bridges Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Big Men Expected To Go Early Even As The NBA Is Playing Small (from Fred Kerber, NYPost):
Prospect Profile: Jaren Jackson, Jr. (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Prospect Breakdown: Miles Bridges (from Jackson Frank, Liberty Ballers):
Searching The Sleepers: Jalen Brunson  (from Jake Paynting, Medium.com):
Kevin Huerter Always Returns To His Roots (from Don Markus, Baltimore Sun):
Chandler Hutchison’s Unusual Basketball Background (from Scott Phillips, NBC Sports):
How Anfernee Simons Spent His Year Skipping College (from Rick Maese, Washington Post):
Sights & Sounds Of Draft Media Availability (from Andrew Perna, RealGM):
Isaac Haas: Can Old-Style Big Fit In Modern NBA? (from Mike Defabo, Goshen News):
Draft Scouting Reports, By Tier (from Mike Zavagno):
Aggregate Mock Draft (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
How To Approach Prospect Evaluation: Defense (from Danny Leroux, RealGM):
Draymond Is Helping The Dubs Search For The Next Draymond (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
How The Warriors Have Found Gold At The End Of The Draft (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Read it here:  https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/20/nba-draft-how-warriors-have-been-successful-with-recent-late-draft-picks/

Options For The Dubs At 28 (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
What Can We Learn From The Last Time Nick Nurse Was A Head Coach? (from JD Quirante, Raptors HQ):
Mahlalela: Perfect Fit As Raptors 905 Head Coach (from Blake Murphy, The Athletic):
Grading The BKN-CHA Deal (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/20/18

Passing On Doncic Is A Mistake (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Suns: Pros & Cons Of Drafting Doncic At #1 (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
What Is The Draft Like Inside A Team? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Inside Mo Bamba’s Quest To Be The Next Great Big Man (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
Mo Bamba Is The Latest Chapter In Harlem’s Basketball History (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Ayton’s Biggest Problem Areas (from Norm de Silva, Cleaning The Glass):
Melvin Frazier’s Unique Path To The Draft (from William Guillory, NOLA.com):
Kenrich Williams’ Path To The Draft  (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Jacob Evans (from Robby Kalland, Hoops Hype):
Psychological Testing: The Last Frontier of Draft Analysis (from Ben Dowsett, The Step Back):
Miles Bridges: Mature Beyond His Years (from Yaron WeitzmanBleacher Report):
Around The Rim: Draft-Focused Edition (from Josh Eberley, Hoop Magazine):
9 Draft “Sleepers” (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Possibilities For The Warriors In The Draft (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
Warriors Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Orlando Magic Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Dallas Mavericks Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early bird Rights):
Knicks: Remedial Chaos Theory Mock Drafts (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Should The Celtics Put Jalen Brown In A Kawhi Trade?  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Maximum Salary Cap Space Projections For 2018-19 (from Eric Pincus, Basketball Insiders):
Jay Williams Has A Renewed Appreciation For Coaching (from Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press):
What Draft History Tells Us To Expect From Each Top Ten Pick (from Robby Kalland, Dime Mag):
Q & A: Marvin Bagley III (from Matt Norlander, CBS Sports):
The State Of The Clippers (from Nekias Duncan/Robert Flom, Clutch Points):