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,
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,
Preseason Notes & Observations (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
How Rookie Extension Deals Are Shaping Up (from David Aldridge,
Suns Had Biggest Drop In 3-Pt Attempts (from John Schuhmann,
No Offense In Atlanta (from John Schuhmann,
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,
J.R. Henderson Still Navigating Through Pro Ball – At 41  (from Noah Perkins,


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,
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,
Iwundu’s Underdog Mentality (from John Denton,
Fultz Follows Trainer’s Grind (from Keith Pompey,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
The Curse And Comfort Of Being The #2 Pick  (from Jonathan Abrams, Bleacher Report):
Lonzo Ball Q & A (from Lang Whitaker,
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,
Danny Ainge Stays True To His Path In Building The Celtics (from Ian Thomsen,
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):