Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/18

BKN: The Nets Finally Control Their Own Destiny  (from Eric Spyropolous, The Step Back):
BOS: Is Horford The Most Important Celtic?  (from Matt John, Basketball Insiders):
BOS: How Horford Can Continue To Improve (from Thomas King, Hardwood Houdini);
CLE: Which Cav Had The Best Training Camp?  (from Joe Vardon, The Athletic):
DEN: Q & A: Michael Porter, Jr  (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
GSW: Quinn Cook Could Be Poised For Breakout Year (from Patrick Murray, Forbes):
GSW: The Dubs’ Favorite JaVale Memories (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
LAL: Landing LeBron: Jeanie Buss & The Kobe Assist  (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAL: Will The Lakers Make The Playoffs?  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass);
LAL: Film Room: Lonzo Returns (from Pete Zayas, Lakers Film Room):
MIA: Hassan Whiteside Wants To Be Unleashed (from Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report):
MIN: Why Do The Wolves Want Josh Richardson So Badly?  (from Jake Paynting, Canis Hoopus):
NYK: Is Ntilikina The Knicks’ PG Of The Future? (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
NYK: Fizdale Wants To See How Ntilikina Does Defending Some PFs  (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
OKC: Can Schroder & Westbrook Form A Dynamic Duo?  (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
OKC: Grant And Patterson Are Keys To Thunder’s Faster Play (from Jenni Carlson, newsok.com):
ORL: Vucevic: Consistent & Still Improving  (from Chris Hays, Orlando Sentinel):
ORL: Can The Magic Overcome Their PG Issue?  (from Brandon Jefferson, The Step Back):
PHO: James Jones Has Already Made His Mark On The Suns  (from Brendon Kleen, Bright Side Of The Sun):
PHO: Bender’s Future In Phoenix Looks Bleak (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
POR: Does Taking More Three-Pointers Really Make For A Great Offense?  (from Robert Flom, Blazer’s Edge):
SAC: How The Kings Plan To Push The Pace (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
UTA: The Jazz’ Embarrassment Of Riches On The Bench (from Jordan Cummings, SLC Dunk):
WAS: Grading The Wizards’ Roster  (from NBA Math):
Inside Brian Bowen’s New Path To The NBA And What It Means (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Refs Are Using Psychology To Keep Up With The Pace Of The Modern NBA (from Ben Dowsett, SBNation):
Are Curry & Harden Breaking The Rules?  (from Coach Nick/Ronnie Nunn, BBall Breakdown):
The Art Of The Sidle: The Slickest Move In NBA Media (from Bryan Curtis, The Ringer):
Ranking All 30 Bench Units  (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
How Does The Luxury Tax Work?  (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
Sleepers, Breakout Candidates & More (from The Athletic):
Two-Way Contracts Have Given Teams A Powerful Tool (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Tex Winter Was A Stickler For Details (from Dan Woike, LA Times):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/22/18

To Medicate Or Not: The Thorny Mental Health Issue In The NBA (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
Q & A:  Jerami Grant (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Jerami Grant, The Finisher (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
Raptors: What’s The Next Step For Anunoby?  (from Scott Rafferty, NBA.com):
The Lakers’ Offense Should Revolve Around LBJ In The Post (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Clint Capela Is Not Your Average Big Man (from Nathaniel Kudla, Space City Scoop):
How Will Melo Fit In Houston? (from Jordan Brenner, Cleaning The Glass):
Video: Comparing Jokic & Embiid (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Remaining Offseason Questions: Pacific Division  (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Pacers: The Mad Ants Are An Important Player Development Tool (from Tony East, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
Nuggets: How Trey Lyles Can Build On His Breakout Season (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Isaiah Austin Is Putting Up Big Numbers In China  (from Leo Sepkowitz, Bleacher Report):
Lakers: Can Svi Crack The Rotation?  (from Michael Dugger, Hoops Habit):
Kobe Bryant’s Biggest Individual Rivalries (from Micah Adams/Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Draft Stock Watch: Roko Prkacin & Rising U16 Prospects (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The USIU Soaring Gulls Were The Greatest Show In College Basketball (from Russell Steinberg, The Step Back):