Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/10/17

Don’t Try To Change Jimmy Butler (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Steph Curry: Democracy In Action  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
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The Devin Booker Hype Train: How Valid?  (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Video Breakdown: “21 Series” Can Help Unlock Rockets’ Offense (from Alykhan Bijani, Fansided):
Film Room: Aaron Gordon’s Offensive Development (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Anonymous NBA Scouts Preview The Southwest (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Anonymous NBA Scouts Preview The Southeast (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Anonymous Scouts Preview The Atlantic (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
How Denver Is Stealing The Warriors’ Championship Blueprint (from Micah Adams, ESPN):
Nuggets: Juancho Hernangomez Has Earned A Rotation Spot (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs);
How Andre Roberson Complements The New Look Thunder (from Ben Gordon, 94 Feet Report):
Can Schroder Drive The Hawks Offense? (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Deep Dive: Wiggins Vs. Advanced Statistics (from Josh Clement, Canis Hoopus):
The Next Offensive Evolution: Scoring Without Dribbling (from Seldon John Levasseur. 94 Feet Report):
Here Comes Ben Simmons (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
So You Think You Know Lonzo Ball (from Mirin Fader, Bleacher Report):
Raptors’ Practice Offers Insight Into Coaches’ Priorities (from Brian Boake, Raptors Rapture):
Meet Semi Ojeleye (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com):
Preseason Notes & Observations (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
How Rookie Extension Deals Are Shaping Up (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Suns Had Biggest Drop In 3-Pt Attempts (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
No Offense In Atlanta (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Irving’s Dribbling Won’t Be An Issue (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
How Towns Can Improve His Defense (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Why Fultz Changed His FT Motion (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Wolves’ Assistant John Lucas III’s Role Models: His Dad & Coach Thibs (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
All Aboard The Jonathan Isaac Hype Train (from Luke Duffy, Hoops Habit):
Assessing The Current State Of The Nuggets (from Rafael Torres, digindenver.com):
J.R. Henderson Still Navigating Through Pro Ball – At 41  (from Noah Perkins, Bakersfield.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/4/17

Otto Porter: Wizards Have A Decision To Make (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
Timberwolves Have Taken Big Step Forward (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
What Makes Paul George A Perfect Fit With The Thunder (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Taking Every Team’s Pulse After FA Opening Weekend (from Brandon Anderson, 94FeetReport):
Hornets: Pros And Cons Of Signing MCW (from Colby Giacubeno, Hoops Habit):
Signs That “Trusting The Process” Is Paying Off (from Simon Smith, Hoops Habit):
The Rockets Have Narrowed The Gap On The Dubs (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
The Highest Three-Year Peaks Reached By Shooting Guards In The Modern Era (from Adam Fromal, BA Math):
Eric Moreland’s Case To  Be The Pistons’ #3 Center (from Keith Langlois, pistons.com):
FA Willie Reed’s MIP Goal (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Magic’s Isaac Shows Flashes Of Potential And Areas For Growth (from Fran Blinebury, NBA.com):
Iwundu’s Underdog Mentality (from John Denton, magic.com):
Fultz Follows Trainer’s Grind (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Copycat League: The NBA’s Ever-Changing Meta (from Ryan Jarvis, NBA Math):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/26/17 PART ONE

Fultz Proved His Mettle At DeMatha High School (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Behind The Scenes As The Lakers Prepared To Draft Lonzo (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
The Butler Trade: What Now? (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
There’s More Than Unparalleled Athleticism To Dennis Smith’s Game (from Bobby Karalla, Mavs.com):
Undrafted, Not Unwelcome (from Andy Wittry, Sporting News):
Three Undrafted Free Agents To Watch In Summer League (from Max Holm, Hoops Habit):
Video Breakdown: Cavs’ Elevator Doors In Finals’ Game Four (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Jimmy Butler: From Texas To NBA Stardom To Timberwolves (from Chip Scoggins, Tribune News service);
Interview: Pete Philo On The Draft And Being A Pro Scout (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Understanding NBA Salaries As A Percentage Of The Cap (from Joel Rush, BSNDenver):
Caleb Swanigan’s Stunning Life Turnaround (from Aaron Mesh, wweek.com):
Magic’s Isaac, Iwundu Grew To Become NBA Players (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Helping Jonathan Isaac’s Development (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
What The Bucks Learned From The Finals (from Josh Cornelissen, Behind The Buck Pass);
–  Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
–  Okafor: A Good Reminder That Sure Things Aren’t Always (from Bob Ford, philly.com):
Life cycle of NBA rumor reporting: 1: The root rumor 2: wild mutations 3: “highly unlikely” that anything will happen 4: Nothing happened  5: lame explanation why something that had zero chance of happening didn’t happen.

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/22/17

Projecting Prospects’ Jump Shots, And How To Interpret FT %age: Fultz, Ball, Josh Jackson  (from Mike O’Connor, BBall Breakdown):
Comparing And Contrasting The Prospects Of Tatum, Josh Jackson, And Isaac  (from Mike Schmitz, Draft Express):
Harsh Reality of The Draft: The Older A Prospect, The Further He Slides (from Ava Wallace, Washington Post):
Ricky Rubio: An Oral History (from Michael Rand, Star Tribune):
Clarence Gaines: Phil Jackson’s Most Powerful Lieutenant (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Draft Sleeper: Ben Moore (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Draft: The Big Men By Categories (from Ricky O’ Donnell, BNation):
Steve Kerr Podcast (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News):
Building A Post-Warriors Winner (from Fansided):
Building Through The Draft Requires Patience (from Donnovan Bennett, Sportsnet.ca):
The Curse And Comfort Of Being The #2 Pick  (from Jonathan Abrams, Bleacher Report):
Lonzo Ball Q & A (from Lang Whitaker, NBA.com):
Jaron Blossomgame Q & A (from Cody Taylor, Basketball Insiders):
Who Is D.J. Wilson? (from Brendan Quinn, MLive):
Likely Draftee Alec Peters Has Kept His Focus (from Jim Halley, USA Today):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 620/17

Markelle Fultz Never Forgets (from Kent Babb, Washington Post):
How Fultz Complete The Process (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
The Value Of Josh Jackson (from Luke Winn, Sports Illustrated):
The Defensive Rarity Of Jonathan Isaac (from Francis Adu, Ridiculous Upside):
De’Aaron Fox Q & A (from Aaron Torres, Fox Sports):
New Nuggets’ GM Arturas Karnisovas Q & A (from TJ McBride, bsndenver.com):
Danny Ainge Stays True To His Path In Building The Celtics (from Ian Thomsen, NBA.com):
How Did The Celtics Get So Many 1st Round Picks? (from Michael D. Sykes & Mike Prada, SBNation):
Why David Griffin Stepped Down (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Draft Sleepers: Tony Bradley & Cam Oliver (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Sam Hinkie Saw The Future (from Nathaniel Friedman, GQ):
CJ McCollum Podcast (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Elfrid Payton Podcast (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
The G-League: New Name, Same Insulting Salaries (from David-George, 16 Wins):