Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/5/18

A Big NBA Money Crunch Is Coming (from Brian Windhorst/Bobby Marks, ESPN):

The Trouble With Max Contracts (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
How Parker’s Return Can Help The Bucks (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
The Raptors’ Risky Summer Is Paying Dividends (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
Read it here:  https://www.si.com/nba/2018/02/01/raptors-demar-derozan-kyle-lowry-serge-ibaka-cavaliers-wizards-bucks

5 Things To Watch As Trade Deadline Approaches (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Wizards: The Case For Doing Nothing (from Rob Athmer,, Hashtag Basketball):
Is The Nets’ Pick Too Valuable For The Cavs To Give Up? (from Seth Walder, ESPN):
Missing Andre Roberson (from Fred Katz, CNHI):
Jeff Teague’s Struggles (from Britt Robson, The Athletic):
Clippers Aren’t In Bad Shape After The Griffin Trade (from Tom West Fanrag Sports):
Zach LaVine: Finding His Legs (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Will Hornets Be Able To Keep Treveon Graham? (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Reggie Bullock: NBA’s Biggest 3-And-D Bargain?  (from James Edwards III, The Athletic):
Loyalty Is Part Of The Mavs’ Culture (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
Humbled In The NBA’s Shadows, Tim Hardaway, Jr. Returns To The Spotlight (from Mike Vorkunov, NY Times):
Pistol Pete’s Legend Lives Through Steph Curry, Current NBA Guards  (from Eric Woodyard, Deseret News):
Dejounte Murray’s Star Is On The Rise (from Marcin Ranah, Clutch Points):
Breaking Down Josh Reaves’ 3-And-D Skill Set (from Trevor Magnotti, TheStep Back):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/27/17

Could Thomas’ Injury Derail The Trade? (from Michael McCann, Sports Illustrated):
Isaiah Thomas: Victim Of His Impending Free Agency & Other Sunday Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
New-Look Celtics Won’t Work Right Away (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
Influx Of Vets Might Be Right Tonic For Timberwolves (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
Kings’ New Assistant GM Brandon Williams (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Marreese Speights: Finally Heading Home (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
The Hornets’ Best Lineups (from Evan Dyal, At The Hive):
Mitchell Robinson Update: Returning To WKU? (from Chad Bishop, WBKO.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/1/17

 – 76ers: Ready To Make The Leap (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Is Coaching Stability A New Trend? (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
Why Didn’t JaVale McGee Get Paid? (from Simon Cherin-Gordon, Hoops Habit):
The Unintended Consequences Of Supermax Deals (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
– Number Of Black Front-Office Execs Is On The Upswing (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Jazz: 3 Post-FA Questions (from John Keeffer, thejnotes.com):
The Lakers’ Crowded PF Rotation (from Hannah Kulik, Lakers Nation):
Interview: Pelicans Assistant Coach Chris Finch (from Mason Ginsberg/Chris Gordy,  Bourbon Street Shots):
Q & A: Norman Powell (from Donnovan Bennett, sportsnet.ca):
Glenn Robinson III’s Approach To Training (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Who Is Yakuba Ouattara?  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

Read and watch it here: https://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/7/31/16070984/who-is-yakuba-ouattara-long-island-nets-nba-gleague-nbagl

Ramon Sessions: Finally A Knick (from Marc Berman, N Post):
  – Melo Trimble: Life After Maryland Isn’t Easy  (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
 – The Unbundling Of NBA Teams (from Thomas Euler, attentionecono.me):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/24/17

Q & A: Celtics’ Director Of Player Personnel Austin Ainge  (from Brian Robb, Boston Sports Journal):
Video Breakdown:  What Is A Slot Screen & How Do NBA Teams Use It?  (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Nuggets: The Impact Of Adding Millsap (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Film Room: Jokic’s Efficiency  (from Tom West, Nugg Love):
Can A SF Breakout Save The Pelicans? (from Matt Cianfrone, Fansided):
FA Bargain: Mbah A Moute (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Jeanie Buss: Lakers’ Wonder Woman (from Bill Oram, OC Register):
Why Harden’s Defense Will Improve  (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
Sunday’s Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Undrafted Treasure: Jalen Moore  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside);
–  The Pistons’ Improved 3-Point Shooting (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Stanley Johnson Can Make Things Easier For Himself With  More Cuts (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Jared Sullinger’s Future  (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
How The Thunder Ended Up Paying Millions To Ronnie Price (from Fred Katz, CNHI):
Nik Stauskas: An In-Depth Look (from Daniel Stets, The Sixer Sense):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/11/17

Lawrence Frank Leading Clippers Into New Era (from James Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here: http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-pm-lawrence-frank-leading-clippers-into-new-era/

Paul George On OKC & The Trade (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):

Read it here: https://www.si.com/nba/2017/07/11/paul-george-thunder-trade-kevin-durant-lakers-pacers-russell-westbrook

Hornets Have Significantly Improved Their Bench (from Jerry Stephens, Swarm and Sting):

Read it here: https://swarmandsting.com/2017/07/10/charlotte-hornets-vastly-improved-bench-summer/

Patrick Patterson: Best Low-Key Offseason Signing? (from Scott Rafferty, Fansided):

Read it here: https://fansided.com/2017/07/11/patterson-fit-offense-defense-thunder-westbrook/

The Biggest Game Plan Changers In Free Agency (from Daniel O’ Brien, Fanrag):

Read it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/biggest-game-plan-changers-2017-nba-free-agency/

Celtics Address Biggest Weakness With Baynes (from Tom West, Fanrag):

Read it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/celtics/celtics-address-biggest-weakness-aron-baynes-deal/

Highest Peaks Reached By Small Forwards In Modern Era (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):

Read it here: http://nbamath.com/the-highest-peaks-reached-by-nba-small-forwards-in-the-modern-era/

Felicio’s Hard Work Pays Off (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):

Read it here: http://www.nba.com/bulls/features/felicios-hard-work-pays-new-contract/

Pistons Need Bradley To Be Player He’s Become (from Jared Dubin, Fansided):

Read it here: https://fansided.com/2017/07/10/avery-bradley-hayward-celtics-pistons-trade/

DeMarre Carroll On Raptors (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):

Read it here:  http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/10/i-feel-like-a-lot-of-guys-didnt-trust-each-other-carroll-on-raptors-divisive-locker-room

Introducing Dennis Smith (from Tim MacMahon, ESPN):

Read it here: http://cdn.espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/19958324/nba-dennis-smith-jr-future-dallas-mavericks

Wayne Selden In Starting Lineup? (from Nathan Chester, Beale Street Bears):

Read it here: https://bealestreetbears.com/2017/07/11/memphis-grizzlies-wayne-selden-starting-lineup/

Greg Oden Heading Back To Ohio State Cursed By His Body  (from Seth Wickersham, ESPN):

Read it here: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/19868061/cursed-body-was-blessing-greg-oden-headed-back-ohio-state

Unintended Consequences Of Having Rejected Cap Smoothing (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):

Read it here: https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/07/10/nbpa-screwed-2017-free-agents-rejecting-cap-smoothing/