Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/6/18

Knicks: How Does Ntilikina Get Better?  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
How LaMarcus Aldridge Got His Groove Back (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
KLove: What Version Will We See Next Season? (from Jordan Brenner, Cleaning The Glass):
What Is Devin Booker’s Ideal Role? (from Scott Levine, 94 Feet Report):
Markelle Fultz And The Yips (from Tim Marcin, Newsweek):
Will Fultz Realize His Potential Next Season?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
How The Pelicans Lost A Star But Became More Dangerous (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Bucks: How Pat Connaughton’s Off-Ball Work Can Help (from Jordan Treske, Behind The Buck Pass):
Nuggets: Who Is Jarred Vanderbilt?  (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Answering The Biggest 2019 Draft Questions (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Rudy Gay Interview (from Don Amore, Hartford Courant);
Shawn Marion Q & A (from Vivek Jacob, sportsnet.ca):
2018-19 ROY Forecast (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Impact Of The 2016 Salary Cap Spike (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Some Ideas For Rules Changes (from Jonathan Schulman, Posting And Toasting):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/26/18

Daryl Morey Q & A (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
How Reclassification Fast-Tracks Top Prospects To College And The NBA (from Jeff Borzello, ESPN):
The Timberwolves’ Place In The New NBA Landscape (from Josh Bungum, Dunking With Wolves):
What Are Wolves’ Bench Options In 2018-19? (from Jake Paynting, Hashtag Basketball):
What Can Cavs’ Expect From  KLove As #1 Option? (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
Grizzlies: JJJ Is Here (from Dave DuFour, Grizzly Bear Blues):
How Good Can These Young Bulls Become? (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Poythress Adds Another SF To Hawks’ Rotation (from Jeff Siegel, Soaring Down South):
Did The Warriors Really Ruin The NBA? (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
Summer League Alums Signing Database (from Nicola Lupo):
Jenny Boucek’s Pregnancy Represents A 1st For The NBA (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Melo: Stint With Thunder “Wasn’t A Good Fit”  (from Jemele Hill, ESPN):
Rockets Are Melo’s Best, Last Hope (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
After Nightmare Year, Will Isaiah Thomas Find HIs Way With Nuggets? (from Ben Ladner, Sports Illustrated):
Terry Rozier’s Most Important Trait: Ball Security (from Jason Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Building USA’s Dream Team For 2020 Olympics (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
Sheldon Jeter: Still Searching For His NBA Chance (from Michael Mccleary, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette):
Who Ya Got: Warriors Starting 5 Or 5 #1 Picks?  (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Vucevic: Future In Doubt, But Magic Still Need His Present (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
ORL: Isaiah Briscoe’s Signing Is An Example Of How Technology Has Changed NBA Scouting (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
Don’t Write Off Henry Ellenson (from Steve Hinson, Detroit Bad Boys):
LBJ Still Soaring At 33: A Close Look At His Workouts (from Tom Lane, Celtics Life):
Video: “Post Deep” Screen (Triangle O) (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
21 Players Under 21 Who Are Rising In World Cup Qualifiers (from FIBA.basketball):
10 Players Who Remain On The EuroLeague Market  (from George Orfanakis, Eurohoops.net):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/25/18

Cavs: Feeling The Love (from Joe Gabriele, Cavs.com):
Why KLove Wanted To Stay With Cavs (from Terry Pluto, Cleveland.com):
What We Learned About Nick Nurse At Summer League (from Vivek Jacob, sportsnet.ca):
The NBA’s Female Power Brokers (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Abdel Nader: OKC’s Latest Perimeter Piece In Small-Ball Overhaul  (from Brett Dawson, newsok.com):
Tobias Harris Learned His Worth With Two Big Phone Calls (from Broderick Turner, LA Times):
Grizzlies: Mike Conley, Building Toward Healthy Return (from Michael Wallace, Grind City Media):
Shane Larkin Analyzes Jason Tatum’s Game (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe)
Celtics: Rozier’s Passing Shows Room For Improvement (from Daniel Poarch, Celtics Blog):
Trae Young: Summer League Scouting Report (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
The Dubs’ Passing Is Historically Great (from Brady Klopfer, Golden State Of Mind/Ben Taylor, Nylon Calculus):
Nuggets: Millsap’s Expected 2018-19 Role (from James Siegle, Nugg Love):
5 Places Wolves Rookies Should Help On Defense (from Pietro Caddeo, Dunking With Wolves):
Thoughts On Offseason Developments (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Lakers Film Room: How LBJ, Rondo & Lonzo Will Get Their Assists (from Pete Zayas, The Athletic):
Video Breakdown: Michael Beasley (from Joey Ramirez, Lakers.com):
Ettore Messina Clinic Notes (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
Sixers: Jonah Bolden’s Golden Opportunity To Claim Back-up Center Spot (from Jake Hyman, Liberty Ballers):
Raptors: Poeltl Will Be Hard To Replace (from Jordan Fleguel, Raptors Rapture):
TBT: The Elam Ending (from Matt Yoder, The Comeback):
Predicting ROY Favorites And Surprises (from Kevin Pelton/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Wizards: The Dwight Howard Experience (from Nick Arguelles, NBA Analysis Network):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/9/18

In Appreciation Of Al Horford’s Brilliance (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
How TJ McConnell Energized The Sixers In Game 4 (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
The Sixers’ Extreme Plan To Run Everything Through Their Two Stars (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How Much Do Coaches Matter? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
After Making 1st Conference Finals, CP3 Asks: “Who Plays Just For That?” (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
CP3: The Ultimate Irony (from Jackson Frank, Clutch Points):
– How D’Antoni Countered UTA’s Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Ryan Nguyen, Cleaning The Glass):
The Harden & Capela Oop Show (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Jazz: The Beat Will Go On (from Royce Young/Tim MacMahon, ESPN):
HOU-UTA Series Winners & Losers (from Jeff Balke, Houston Press):
Royce O’Neale Proved His Worth In The Playoffs (from Zachary Padmore, The J Notes):
Love & Korver Aren’t Just Watching LBJ (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
The Raptors’ Reliance On Fred Vanvleet (from Seerat Sohi, SB Nation):
Lin & Roberson: The Rare Patellar Tendon Rupture (from Dr. Rajpal Brar, The Injury Insight):
The #1 Goal Of Agents In The Pre-Draft Process (from Matt Babcock, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Kevin Pritchard (from Dan Dakich/Dakota Crawford, Indy Star):
Guide To Igor Koskoskov (from David Nash, TheIVPointPlay)):
How To Approach Prospect Evaluation: Ballhandling  (from Danny Leroux, Real GM):
Fizdale’s Biggest Success: Admitting His Failure (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
Six Players Who May Surprise At The Combine (from Matt Norlander, CBS Sports):
Six Market-Value FAs Worth Watching (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Is Dual Coach/President Role Destined To Fail? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/3/18

GSW-NOP: 5 Early Takeaways (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
Steph Is Back (from Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report):
Warriors’ Shooters Deal With Off-Nights In Different Ways (from Janie Mccauley, Associated Press):
Analyzing Donovan Mitchell (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
The Jazz Keep Proving Everyone Wrong (from Taylor Griffin, SLC Dunk):
UTA 116, HOU 108:
In 22 Minutes, Alec Burks Turned UTA-HOU Series On Its Head (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Attacking Mismatches With Jayson Tatum (from Keith P. Smith, Celtics Blog):
Why The Sixers Are In Better Shape Than You Think: Shot Quality (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Celtics Allowed Embiid To Dominate Post While Smothering The Perimeter (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
Fultz Can Only Focus On What’s Within His Control (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Marcus Smart Puts His Unique Stamp On Playoffs (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Celtics’ Floor Spacing Limited Embiid’s Defensive Impact (from Jeff Nooney, Celtics Blog):
Even With Depth Depleted, Celtics Got Key Contributions From Bench (from Keith P. Smith, Celtics Blog):
Terry Rozier’s Story (from Jack McCluskey, The Ringer):
Celtics’ Assistant Jerome Allen Has Deep Philly Roots (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
How Brad Stevens Transformed From College Assistant Coach To One Of The NBA’s Best (from Scott Davis, Business Insider):
TOR-CLE: Game Two Preview (from Zach Lowe, Dave McMenamin, Brian Windhorst, ESPN):
From Norm de Silva/Dylan Murphy, Cleaning The Glass: https://cleaningtheglass.com/shootaround-cavs-at-raptors-game-2/
TOR-CLE: Game One Video Review (from Mike Zavagno):
Does Minnesota KLove Still Exist? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
KLove: Struggling Offensively In Restricted Area (form Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Cavs Sticking With KLove As Starting Center (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
JB Bickerstaff:  Following In His Father’s Footsteps (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Loading To The Ball Vs Great Transition PG (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):