Special Edition: Reaction To The TOR-SAS Trade, Day Two

NOTE:  We have reviewed many of the 3 billion-plus stories that have been written about the trade and now present links to some of the best “day two” reactions.  (See Wednesday’s Basketball Intelligence for links to “Day One” reaction stories.)
What The Trade Means For Both Teams & The NBA (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Why The Other Kawhi Trades Never Happened (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
A Win For Both Teams?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Winners & Losers From The Trade (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
For The Raptors, A Risk Worth Taking (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
The Raptors Are Built For The Long Haul, No Matter What Kawhi Decides (from Jonathan Tjarks):
In Trading For Kawhi, Raptors Sent A Loud Message (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Ujiri’s Career-Defining Trade (from Michael Grange, Sportsnet.ca):
How Kawhi Fits On The Raptors (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):
How Kawhi Changes Raptors’ Defensive Identity (from Steven Loung, Sportsnet.ca.):
A Shallow Dive Into Kawhi’s Advanced Stats (from Colin Connors, Raptors Republic ):
What’s Next For The Spurs? (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Popovich Looks Forward (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Poeltl Could Be A Valuable Piece For Spurs (from Jesus Gomez, Pounding The Rock):
Spurs Finally Succumb To NBA’s Chaos (from Harvey Araton, NYTimes):
The Spurs Will Begin A Strange New Era (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):
DeRozan Wanted Help, Not An Escape (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Podcast: Analyzing The Trade (from Alex Kennedy/FrankUrbina, Hoops Hype):

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

The TOR-SAS Trade:
Summer Winners And Losers So Far (from Adam Spinella, The Box And One):
New Coach Kokoskov Brings Euro Offense To Suns (from Ryan Nguyen, Cleaning The Glass):
The Cavs Need The Wolves’ Kevin Love (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Sean Marks Discusses His Latest Deals (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
Clippers Backcourt Of The Future Is A Calculated Gamble (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
ORL: Building Something Familiar, But Still Different (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Q & A: Shabazz Muhammad (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Summer League Takeaways (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
Meet Warren LeGarie, The NBA’s King Of Summer (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
3 Players Who Landed In Good Spots For Potential Rejuvenation (from Haley O’ Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Grizzlies: The Other Side Of Grit And Grind (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Mavs’ Director Of Player Personnel Tony Ronzone’s Incredible Basketball Journey (from Isaac Harris, mavs.com):
Jazz: No Move Was The Best Move (from hansenjames, SLCDunk):
Q & A: FredVanVleet (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Pistons, Arnie Kander Reunite To Address Injury Prevention (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Suns’ 2nd-Round Pick George King: Plotting Rare Lengthy NBA Career (from Jack Harris, Cronkite News):
Terrance Ferguson: Focused On Becoming A Well-Rounded Player (from Nick Gallo, Thunder.com):
Nuggets: Key Lineups For Next Season (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Q & A: Scott Hastings, Part One (from Mike Olson, Denver Stiffs):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/4/18

Losing Ariza Is Huge Loss For Rockets (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Kevon Looney: Family & Basketball (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
Best FAs Left (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Free Agency Day Three (from The Ringer):
Sixers: Trade For Chandler Makes Too Much Sense (from Isaac Gutierrez, The Step Back):
How Chandler Trade Affects Nuggets’ Roster (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
Zhaire Smith: Early Impressions (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
The Trials Of Enes Kanter: “I Got No Country”  (from Robert Silverman, The Daily Beast):
First Impressions Of Sacramento & Utah Summer Leagues (from Kevin Arnovitz/Marc J Spears, ESPN):
Q & A: Bam Adebayo (from Couper Moorhead, Heat.com):
Warriors’ SL Notes (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
How LBJ’s Move Changes Leonard Trade Talks (from Kevin Pelton/Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Why DMC’s Market Barely Existed (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
Lakers’ Offseason Running Notes (from Cranjis McBasketball):
“Sources Say”? How Insiders Actually Break Stories (from Greg Esposito, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Playoff Format Seeding Change Would Add 40,000 Travel Miles (from Brian Mahoney, AP):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/28/18

How Second Spectrum Is Redesigning The NBA (from Ben Dowsett, Nylon Calculus):
Breaking Down FA Wings By Player Type (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The Star Extensions That Matter In NBA Free Agency (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
The Most Interesting Non-LeBron FA Questions (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
How Agents Prepare For Free Agency (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
In Defense Of The Sixers Doing Nothing This Summer (from Andrew Unterberger, rightstorickysanchez.com):
The Best FA Bargains (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
What KD’s Opt-Out Means  (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
The NBPA’s 1st Mental Health Director Has An Ambitious Plan (from Mary Pilon, Bleacher Report):
Q & A: Brad Stevens (from Jay King, The Athletic):
Celtics’ Tier Two: Key Rotation Players (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
What Can Lance Stephenson Offer His Next Team?  (from Kelly Scaletta, Bleacher Report):
Lakers Reopen Kawhi Talks With Spurs (from Shelburne/Wojnarowski/Windhorst, ESPN):
Tyler Lydon: Ready For Summer League After He Feared The Worst (from Donna Ditota, syracuse.com):

 

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):