Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 4/1/17

Philly Sets, Middleton’s Post Moves, Conley’s Floater, More (from Adam Spinella, Bball Breakdown):

Read and watch it here:  https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/03/31/from-the-coaches-seat-philly-sets-bucks-middletons-post-moves-conleys-floater-and-more/

 Taj Gibson: Enjoying A Change Of Pace With OKC  (from David Ramil, The Step Back):

Read it here:  http://fansided.com/2017/03/31/taj-gibson-change-pace-oklahoma-city-thunder/

The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):

Read and watch it here: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/19042157/zach-lowe-10-things-like-featuring-james-harden-runway-moves-nba

Jordan Crawford Is Revitalizing HIs Career (from Maxwell Ogden, Hoops Habit):

Read and watch it here:  http://hoopshabit.com/2017/04/01/new-orleans-pelicans-jordan-crawford-nba-career/

Greg Monroe Finds His Niche  (from Maxwell Ogden, Hoops Habit):

Read it here:  http://hoopshabit.com/2017/03/31/milwaukee-bucks-greg-monroe-sixth-man-year/

From Jay Spanbauer, Behind The Buck Pass: http://behindthebuckpass.com/2017/03/31/greg-monroe-impresses-as-sixth-man-for-milwaukee-bucks/

Bucks’ Thom Maker Shines In Overtime Win  (from Charles F Gardner, jsonline):

Read it here:  http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/nba/bucks/2017/03/31/bucks-108-pistons-105-maker-shines-overtime-win/99825060/

Luwawu-Cabarrot: Another Piece Of Sixers’ Future  (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):

Read it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/76ers/76ers-another-piece-future-timothe-luwawu-cabarrot/

Pelicans: DMC & AD Are Finding Their Rhythm  (from Jeff Duncan, NOLA.com):

Read it here: http://www.nola.com/pelicans/index.ssf/2017/04/as_boogie_cousins_finds_his_rh.html

Why Nurkic’s Injury Is A Big Deal For The Dubs  (from Andrew Lynch, Fox Sports):

Read it here: http://www.foxsports.com/nba/story/jusuf-nurkic-portland-trail-blazers-injury-fractured-leg-playoffs-denver-nuggets-golden-state-warriors-033117

DeAndre Liggins’ Defense (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):

Read it here:  http://linkis.com/kingjamesgospel.com/0peZ2

Behind The Scenes: Life On A 10-Day  (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):

Read it here: http://hoopshype.com/2017/04/01/a-behind-the-scenes-look-at-life-on-10-day-contract-in-the-nba/

Cavs’ James Jones: “There’s No Such Thing As Flipping A Switch” (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):

Read it here:  http://www.cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf/2017/04/cleveland_cavaliers_veteran_ja.html

D-League Detour Leads Griz’ Rookies On Path Toward Progress  (from Michael Lee, grizzlies.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/grizzlies/news/grind-city-media/weekend-focus-d-league-rookies-170331

D-League DPOY Candidates  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

Read it here: http://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/3/31/15126608/dleague-nba-2016-17-nbadl-defensive-player-of-the-year-finalists

Highlights From Yabusele’s 1st D-League Game  (from Erik Johnson, celticslife.com):

Read and watch it here: http://www.celticslife.com/2017/04/guerschon-yabusele-was-impressive-in.html

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/24/17

The Week In Review (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Spurs: Successfully Force-Feeding LMA Post Touches (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Will Noel End Mavs’ Big Man Search?  (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
Jordan Crawford’s Revival (from ZachHarper, Fanrag Sports):
Harden Gets Fouled On 3s More Than Any NBA Team (from Chris Herring, fivethirtyeight.com):
The Cavs’ Defensive Struggles (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Video: The Spurs Being The Spurs (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
Stubborn Rotation Decisions Have Made Pacers’ Roster Flaws Worse (from C. Cooper, indycornrows.com):
The Wizards Need Rest (from Albert Burneko, Deadspin):
Jerry Stackhouse: Training For An NBA Head-Coaching Gig In The D-League (from Sam Fortier, The Ringer):
Amir Johnson Q & A (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
5 Biggest Concerns Facing Utah Jazz (from Jared Woodcox, purpleandblues.com):
Celtics: Starting To Find More Post Offense (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Olynyk’s 3-Point Game Helping Him All Over The Floor  (from A. Sherrod Blakely, csnne.com):
Film Room: The Uniqueness Of Klay Thompson’s Game (from Anthony Slater, Marcury News):
Brandon Jennings Has Reinvented Himself With The Wizards (from Ben Mehic, wizofawes.com):
Why The Pistons Are Falling Apart (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Kawhi Leonard’s Passion For Earl Lloyd Documentary (from Marc. J Spears, The Undefeated):
Steph Curry Q & A (from Robby Kalland, Dime Mag):
D-League MVP Finalists  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/4/17

Nurkic’s Versatility Is On Display In Portland  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2017/3/3/14803508/jusuf-nurkic-emergence-trail-blazers-trade-nuggets

Timberwolves’ Defense Is Key To Recent Success (from Brian Sampson, Hoops Habit):

Read and watch it here:  http://hoopshabit.com/2017/03/03/minnesota-timberwolves-defense-key/

Film Room: Magic Better Defensively With Terrence Ross (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):

Read it here: http://www.nba.com/magic/news/film-room-magic-look-better-defensive-team-terrence-ross-cohen-20170304

How Gallinari Has Become More Efficient (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):

Read and watch it here: http://www.denverstiffs.com/2017/3/4/14811248/how-danilo-gallinari-became-more-efficient-denver-nuggets

OKC: Why Sabonis Remains A Starter  (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):

Read it here:  http://newsok.com/article/5540233

What Bogut Brings To The Cavs (from evr1022, Fear The Sword):

Read it here: http://www.fearthesword.com/2017/3/2/14780594/andrew-bogut-cleveland-cavaliers-fit

Jordan McRae, The Cavs, And The NBA’s Sometimes Cruel Business  (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):

Read it here: http://www.espn.com/blog/cleveland-cavaliers/post/_/id/3746/jordan-mcrae-the-cavs-and-the-sometimes-cruel-business-of-basketball

Pre-Game Pick-Up Games Help Heat’s Reserves Bond And Improve (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):

Read it here:  http://heatzone.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/02/28/pregame-pick-up-basketball-games-helping-miami-heat-reserves-bond-improve-their-games/

Spurs’ 10-Game Review, Volume 6 (from Paul Garcia, Project Spurs):

Read and watch it here: http://thesportsdaily.com/project-spurs/spurs-10-game-review-volume-6/

Labissiere Is Seizing Opportunity As Joerger Brings Him Along Slowly (from Blake Ellington, Sactown Royalty):

Read it here: http://www.sactownroyalty.com/2017/3/4/14807258/labissiere-seizing-the-opportunity

Justin Anderson Steps Up For Sixers (from Brian Seltzer, sixers.com):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.nba.com/sixers/news/game-preview-versatility-toughness-anderson-steps-when-summoned

–  Suns: Tyler Ulis, Derrick Jones,Jr., Alan Williams Suddenly Are Playing Major Roles (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):

Read it here:  http://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2017/3/4/14813416/suns-future-buoyed-by-sudden-rotation-players-ulis-jones-and-williams

Recapping Friday’s Games  (from Keith Smith, fanragsports.com):

Read it here:  https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/nba-yesterday-celtics-pound-lakers-cavaliers-make-history/

CLE 135, ATL 130 (from Scott Sargent, Waiting For Next Year):

Read and watch it here:  http://waitingfornextyear.com/2017/03/cleveland-cavs-three-point-record-hawks/

Second-Generation NBA Players Discuss Pros And Cons Of Following In Dads’ Footsteps  (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):

Read it here:  http://hoopshype.com/2017/03/04/second-generation-nba-players-discuss-the-pros-and-cons-of-following-in-their-fathers-footsteps/

The Magic Finally Have Space To Succeed On Offense (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):

Read it here: http://orlandomagicdaily.com/2017/03/04/orlando-magic-have-the-space-to-succeed/

Dedmon, Crowder, JaMychal Green: Underrated Defenders Who Deserve More Recognition (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):

Read it here:  http://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/2017-nba-playoffs-three-key-underrated-defenders-who-deserve-more-recognition/

Jaylen Brown’s Star Potential Shines (from Bobby Manning, celticsblog.com):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.celticsblog.com/2017/3/4/14812638/jaylen-browns-star-potential-shines-in-los-angeles-boston-dunk-ingram-draft-jordan-layup-highlights

David Nwaba Is Living His Dream With The Lakers  (from Harrison Faigen, Silver Screen And Roll):

Read and watch it here: http://www.silverscreenandroll.com/2017/3/3/14795852/la-lakers-david-nwaba-cal-poly-la-d-fenders-boston-celtics-call-up-nba-d-league-in-n-out

Biometric Wearables And Injury Prevention (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/18801090/deandre-jordan-plays-hidden-device

Rise, Fall And Rebirth Of Jordan Crawford (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

Read and watch it here: http://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/3/4/14799754/jordan-crawford-grand-rapids-drive-dleague-nba-nbadl-steezus

QOTN (from David Lee on the Dubs): “It’s a pretty big compliment when a slump is losing two games in a row.”