Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/17/18

SGA Looked Like The Best Rookie PG At LVSL (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Why NBA Agents Leak Info (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Brett Brown Always Has An Eye On Rival Celtics (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
What Jabari Parker Means To The Bulls (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Scouting Report: Jonathan Isaac (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
More To Mikal Bridges Than Meets The Eye (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Trae Young: Shaking Off Early SL Demons (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
Heat: What Duncan Robinson’s Two-Way Deal Means (from Brandon Johnson, All U Can Heat):
Knicks: Scott Perry’s Early Returns (from Moke Hamilton, Basketball Insiders):
Mitchell Robinson: Most BPGs In Summer League History (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Tim Hardaway, Jr. Worked His Way Back After “Dark Period”  (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
Rockets See Young Players’ Growth In LVSL (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Legends Of Summer League: Zero Pay, Year-Long Grind And Elusive Dreams (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
The Warriors’ Potential 2019 Luxury Tax Bill (from Bryan Toporek, Clutch Points):
How Much Do Teams Spend On Summer League? (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
The New Under-The-Radar Contenders (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Jayson Tatum And The Improvement Of Young Passers (from Ben Taylor, Nylon Calculus):
Can DeRozan Guard All-Stars Like Nike Nurse Says He Wants Him To?  (from Steven Loung, sportsnet.ca):
Jerebko: The Bench Stretch-Four The Dubs Have Needed (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
IT, Nuggets: “A Perfect Fit”?  (from Christopher Dempsey, Nuggets.com):
Can Summer League Predict Surprise Stars And Busts?  (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Ref University: NBA Spending Summer Seeking New Officials (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
Los Angeles, New York: Readying For Their Big  Moment In The Free Agent Sun (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Early Max Salary Projections For 2019/2020  (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Introducing “Gentry Ball”:  Early Offense And The Fit Of Elfrid Payton (from Kumar, Bourbon Street Shots):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory of Len Chappell:  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/obituaries/len-chappell-dead.html

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/3/18

DMC To The Dubs:
The System That Allowed The Dubs To Happen (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
LBJ To The Lakers – Day Two:
Sixers: Silver Linings On Losing Out On LBJ  (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Sixers Film Study: Shake Milton (from Jackson Frank, Liberty Ballers):
The East, Post-LBJ (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Free Agency Watch: Day Two (from The Ringer):
Top Remaining FAs (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
The Upcoming WC Playoff Race (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Nets: Why Ed Davis Could Be A Great Fit (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Video Breakdown: New Pacers’ Forward Doug McDermott (from Derek Kramer, ipacers.com):
Suns: Coach Kokoskov’s Journey Began With Near-Fatal Auto Accident (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
How JVG Became The NBA’s John Madden (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
What Role Do Celtics’ Players Need To Play For Robert Williams? (from Gary Washburn/Emerson Latzia, NESN):
Derrick Jones, Jr Knows His His Heat Future Hinges On His Jump Shot (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Meet The Newest Piston:  GRIII (from Joseph Sikne, Hashtag Basketball):
Damion Lee: No White Flags (from The Players Tribune):
Morehouse’s Tyrius Walker: A Step Closer To His NBA Dream (from C. Isaiah Smalls II, The Undefeated):
Special Defenses (from Eric Musselman, coachmuss.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/2/18

LBJ To The Lakers:
Making Sense Of The Cap (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Breaking Down The Lakers’ Cap Situation (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Will DMC Be The Lakers’ Next Target?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Where Do The Cavs Go Next? (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Inside The Cavs’ Draft (from Terry Pluto, cleveland.com):
Free Agency Tracker/Analysis (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/415893/2018/07/01/nba-free-agency-tracker-analysis-of-the-deals-you-need-to-know/
VanVleet Deal Suggests Raptors Are Doubling Down On 59-Win Core (from Michael Grange, sportsnet.ca):
Why Didn’t The Blazers Re-Sign Ed Davis? (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Which Teams Had Cap Space & How Are They Using It?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Should OKC Stretch Melo?  (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Nabbing Tyreke Would Give OKC A Competitive Edge (from Benjamin McCoy, Thunderous Intentions):
After “Redshirt Year”, Frank Jackson Is Ready to Begin His NBA Career On Court This Week (from Jim Eichenhofer, pelicans.com):

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 6/18/18

Draft: NBA Scouts Give Brutally Honest Takes About The Top Prospects (from Seth Davis, The Athletic):
Draft: 1 Sleeper Each Team Should Consider (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Doncic Scouting Report, Parts One & Two (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
Why Doncic May Be The Safest Pick (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
The Case For Wendell Carter Over Marvin Bagley (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Ranking Top International Draft Prospects (from Austin Green, CBS Sports):
The Interview Remains Critical In The Draft Process (from Associated Press);
The Dreams And Nightmares Of Every Agent On Draft Night (from Matt Babcock, Sports Illustrated):
Jerome Robinson’s Draft Stock Is Skyrocketing (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
How Mikal Bridges’ Mom Raised The Knicks’ Ideal Draft Pick (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
How Workouts Will Help The Nets In Next Year’s Draft & In This Year’s “Third Round” (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Trae Young: The Case For & Against (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
The Making Of Joe Ingles (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
Warriors’ Regular Season Vs Playoffs Duality: For The Roster & Future Payroll (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Q & A: Ryan Broekhoff  (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
TBT: New Kind Of Crunch Time Has NBA Luminaries Excited (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Bucks’ Players Who Could Benefit Most From Coach Budenholzer (from Ben Rauman, Behind The Buck Pass):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Bulls’Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Stanley Johnson Is The Pistons’ Wildcard (from Ku Khahil, Piston Powered):