Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/30/17

Draymond Green Q & A (from Anthony Slater, Mercury News):
Jimmy Butler’s Go-To Scoring Guide (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
A Lineup-Based Analysis Of CP3 Trade (from Senthil Natarajan, Nylon Calculus):
Chris Paul: The Rockets Add The Missing Piece (from Duncan Smith, 16 Wins):
The Clippers’ Front Office: Making The Best Of It (from Tom West, 16 Wins):
Explaining The Cash Considerations Of The CP3 Trade (from Rodger Sherman, The Ringer):
Sixers: Extending Robert Covington Is A Must (from Jason Dandy, The Sixer Sense):
Dion Waiters Reflects On His Darkest Moments (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
Meet Bogdan Bogdanovic (from Charles Cotton, NY Post):
 Podcast: Fran Fraschilla On The Kings (from Bill Herenda, KFBK):
Film Study: Josh Jackson’s Playmaking (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Everything To Know About Free Agency (from Brandon Anderson, Arc Digital):
The New CBA Is Already Changing The NBA (from Jared Dubin, VICE Sports):
Free Agency And The Supermax Paradox (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
2017 NBA Manifesto (from Mark Deeks,
” The idea of the manifesto is thus. It outlines the assets available to every NBA team. It looks at what their financial situation is, what instruments and exceptions they have for spending, and their total salary outlook. It does the same with their draft position. It looks at the players they already have on their roster, plus the issues that need addressing as a team. And then it thinks aloud about what to do with it all.
It does this 30 times for 30 teams. All in all, it gets quite big.”
2018 Draft: An Early Look At Luka Doncic (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
The 2017 No-Defense Team (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News):
Prospects To Watch In Orlando & Utah Summer Leagues (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Damyean Dotson Could Thrive In More Wide-Open Knicks Offense (from Adam Zagoria, Fanrag Sports):
Who Is Running The Bucks? (from Zach Lowe/Brian Windhorst, ESPN):
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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 6/21/17 PART TWO

Behind The Scenes Look At The Life Of An NBA Scout (from Alex Kennedy, NBA Insiders):
Josh Jackson Plays The Game Differently Than Other Prospects (from Hardwood Houdini,):
Kerr: Everything We Do On Offense Is Based On Steph (from Tyler Conway, Bleacher Reprt):
Draft Mystery Man Frank Ntilikina (from Ian Begley, ESPN):
Wesley Iwundu’s Unconventional Path To The Draft (from Kellis Robinett,
Video Scouting Breakdown: Jayson Tatum (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Luke Kennard: Draft Steal? (from Reid Frograve, CBS Sports):
 What Next For The Self-Defeating Hubristic Dan Gilbert? (from Colin McGowan, RealGM):
LAL/BKN Trade (from Sam Vecenie, Sporting News):
ATL/CHA Trade Grades (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):


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):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/12/17

Why The Cavs Are Alive & What To Watch In Game Five (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How Kyrie Irving Found His Groove (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
Film Study: How Cavs’ Offense Got Going In Game Four (from John Schuhmann,
The Physical Nature Of Game Four Played To The Cavs Advantage (from Brad Ward, Fear The Sword):
What The Dubs Should And Shouldn’t Change In Game Five (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News):
Warriors Know Sloppy Defense Will Get Them Burned (from Monte Poole, csnbayarea):
Klay Thompson’s Uncluttered Mind (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Draymond Green’s Importance To The Dubs (from Oliver Maroney, Dime Mag):
Jaylen Brown Soared Through The Rookie Wall (from Jared Weiss, Celtics Blog):
The Fundamental Difference Between Josh Jackson & De’Aaron Fox For The Sixers (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Yogi Ferrell Is Looking To Build On Success With Mavs (from Bobby Karalla,