Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/15/17 PART TWO

Sixers’ Team Of Stats Gurus: Taking Analytics To The Next Level (from Sarah Todd, Philly.com):
How Kuzma’s Old School Moves Made Him The Perfect Fit For New Lakers’ Era (from Ramona Shelburne, ESPN):
Marcus Smart: How The  NBA’s Worst Shooter Is Crucial To Celtics’ Offense (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
The Raptors’ Youth Brigade Has A Bright Future (from Jeff Seigel, The Step Back):
The Celtics’ Historically Stingy Defense (from Neil Greenberg, Washington Post):
Key To Lakers’ Success: Drastically Improved Defense (from Drew Garrison, Silver Screen And Roll):
Q&A: Draymond Green (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Klay Thompson’s Blistering Start (from Shane Young, BBall Breakdown):
The Week In Review (from League Pass Don’t Lie):
The Non-Effort Part Of The Cavs’ Defensive Struggles (from Mike O’Connor, The Atletic):
Centers Are Shooting 3s At Unprecedented Rate (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
Bledsoe’s Impact On The Bucks (from Rachael, Brew Hoop):
Grizzlies: Dillon Brooks Is Making A Name For Himself (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
What’s Going On With Jae Crowder? (from John Hugar, The Step Back):
Perry Ellis Eyes Unconventional Route: From Australia To NBA (from Skylar Rolstat, Sporting News):
How Chris Douglas-Roberts Became Supreme Bey (from Ben Mehic, The Step Back):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/8/17

Dwight Howard Looking For Career Rebound In Charlotte (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Sixers: Redick Poised To Make Huge Impact (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Jimmy Butler: From Obscure Rookie To All-Star (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Nuggets: Will Barton Gearing Up For Increased Workload  (from TJ McBride, BSNDenver):
SVG: Ellenson, Johnson Each Likely To Stick To One Spot This Season  (from Keith Langlois, pisotns.com):
Most Important Players: Pacific Division (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Bulls: Justin Holiday Is Turning Heads As Preseason Leader (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Heat: Tyler Johnson Is Already Proving His Worth (from Allana Tachauer, All U Can Heat):
Orlando’s Game Plan Is Simple (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Bogut Offensive Data Dive (from Cranjis McBasketball, Forum Blue & Gold):
Great Passing Centers (from Cort Reynolds, Celtics Blog):
Embiid Provides Big Impact (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Raptors’ Historically Low Assist Percentage (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Spurs: Brandon Paul’s Defense-First Attitude Makes Him Perfect Fit  (from Tom Orsborn, Express News);
Pistons: Will Reggie Jackson Return To Pre-Injury Form?  (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Seth Curry’s Tibia Injury (from Mike Fisher/Jeff Stotts, scout.com):
In-Depth Injury Outlooks For Embiid, Simmons, Thomas, Kawhi & More (from gearsofbiz.com):
Jazz: Impact Of Exum’s Injury (from David Locke, lockedonjazz.net):
Sixers:  The Importance Of Jerryd Bayless (from Simon Smith, Hoops Habit):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 41-50 (from Sportando.com):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/30/17

Why The Irving Trade Makes Sense For Boston  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Position Evolution: Centers:  Nurkic, Maker, WCS  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Crowder Is The Role Player The Cavs Have Been Missing (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
The Wizards Are Counting On Internal Progression (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Mavericks: Dennis Smith, Jr Is Key  (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
Brook Lopez’ Fit With The Lakers  (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
–  How The Lakers Ended Up Drafting Kuzma: Jesse Buss Interview  (from Mike Trudell, lakers.com):
Klay Thompson’s Transcendent Value (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Top 5 Playmakers Under Age 25 (from Ben Rohrbach, Yahoo Sports):
Grading The Celtics’ 2017-18 Roster  (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Jump Ball University: Pick & Roll (from Mo Dakhil):
Relating Offensive Style To Offensive Efficiency (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Pelicans: Banking On Three Ex- Kentucky Stars + Jrue Holiday (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
Orlando Magic: A More Balanced Roster (from Joe Buckley, Orlando Magic Daily):
Where Did It Go Wrong For Sebastian Telfair? (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):

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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/19/17

Steve Clifford & The Hornets Offer Dwight Howard A Home & Hope (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
The Celtics Will Miss Avery Bradley (from Jesse Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
Breaking Down The 2017-18 Schedule (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
CJ McCollum: Well-Rounded Scorer (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
How The SG Position Is Changing (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Predicting Every Team’s 2017-18 Breakout Player (from Grant Hughes, Bleacher Report):
Harden: Slimmed Down, Fired Up For Upcoming Season (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
The Timberwolves’ Big Expectations (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Grizzlies: NBA’s Worst Cap Situation (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Ntilikina: Enjoying The Moment (from Mike Vorkunov, NY Times):
Michael Beasley: Tired Of Not Getting Respect (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
A Moment Of Silence For KJ McDaniels’ Potential (from IanLevy, The Step Back):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/27/17

 NBA Scouts On Jayson Tatum  (from Jonathan Wasserman,  Bleacher Report):
Marquese Chriss’ Mystery Ceiling  (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
–  Masai Ujiri: Our Job Is To Beat LBJ (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
–  How Good Is Kyrie Irving?  (from Adi Joseph, USA Today):
2018 Could Be Wrong Time To Be FA  (from Tim McMahon/Bobby Marks):
10 Teams You Will “Low-Key” Love To Watch In 2017-18 (from Josh Martin, Bleacher Report):
How Sean Marks Is Improving The Nets (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
A Re-Examination Of Usage Percentage (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Guo Ailun Could Be The 1st Chinese Guard To Impact The Assn  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Orlando Seeks Modest Short-Term Improvement Without Impairing Cap Flexibility  (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Orlando Magic:  Afflalo’s Fit  (from Cory Hutson, 16 Wins):
Pistons: Reggie Bullock’s Fit   (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Sports):
Marcus Georges-Hunt’s Busy Offseason  (from Cody Taylor, Basketball Insiders):
–  Video Breakdown: Celtics’ Fist Series (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
 The Highest Peaks Reached By Centers In The Modern Era  (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Whatever Happened To OJ Mayo? (from Ryan Jones, Bleacher Report):
Timberwolves’ Breakout Candidates (from Vince Massara, Dunking With Wolves):
The All “Sage Advice From The Sidelines” Team  (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
– Continuity The Key In Decision To Retain Otto Porter  (from Chase Hughes, csnmidatlantic):
 Jabari Parker: The Need For Patience  (from Ben Sewell, Behind The Buck Pass):
Revisiting The Pistons’ Positional Needs (from Brendon Welper, Piston Powered):
Can Darren Collison’s Offense Overcome The Cost Of His Poor Defense? (from Ben Gibson, 8points9seconds):