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 1/13/18

Jayson Tatum: Franchise-Altering Talent (from Jeff Clark, Celtics Blog):
How Anunoby Defended LBJ (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic):
Video Breakdown: Donovan Mitchell (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Basketball, Family One & The Same To Tony Snell (from Lori Nickel, jsonline.com):
John Lucas Runs Special Workouts For Rockets’ Younger Players (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Kerr Takes Big-Picture Approach To Warriors’ Title Pursuits (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Watching Film With Coach Triano Is Helping Josh Jackson (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.co):
The Unusual Challenge Of A Potential Spencer Dinwiddie Contract Extension (from Danny Leroux, RealGM):
The Cautionary Tale Of The Magic (from Brett Koremenos, RealGM):
Adebayo Brings Energy, Quickness, Toughness (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
What Steve Clifford Did When His Body Screamed “Enough”  (from Rick Bonnell, harlotte Observer):
Pelicans: A Deep Dive Into Rotations (from Kumar, Bourbon Street Shots):
The Rookie Growth Curve Of Hawks’ Rookie John Collins, Version 3.0  (from Greg Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
G-League Showcase: Day 2 Recap (from Alex Busch, gleague.nba.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/8/18

Tyreke Evans’ New Weapon (from Chris Reichert, The Step Back):

Anunoby: Playing Beyond His Years (from Mike Ganter, Toronto Sun):
Jimmy Butler: Leading The Timberwolves’ Rise (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Timberwolves’ Improved Defense (from Ben Beecken, Dunking With Wolves):
Video Breakdown: Inside The Pistons’ Playbook (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Pistons: Buycks Make The Most Of His Opportunity (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Video Breakdown: Wolves’ L-Corner Three (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Nets: How Joe Harris Morphed Into Rounded Weapon (from Fred Kerber, NYPost):
Andrew Wiggins: Frustratingly Incomplete (from Eric, Canis Hoopus):
The State Of The Bulls Halfway Through The Season (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Spurs’ Midseason Breakdown (from Rob Wolkenbrod, Air Alamo):
8 Observations (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
5 Observations (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Lou Williams: Providing Thrills In LA (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Trey Lyles’ Path To Prominence (from Christopher Dempsey, nuggets.com):
The Andre Roberson Conundrum (from Serrat Sohi, SBNation):
Breaking Down Toronto’s Hustle Stats (from Curtis Rafter, Hashtag Basketball):
Takeaways From The Heat’s Winning Streak (from Andre Fernandez, Miami Herald):
Josh Richardson: Ready For The Next Jump (from Couper Moorhead, heat.com):
“Family First” Fuels DeRozan (from Dave Feschuk, thestar.com):
Don’t Be Surprised By John Henson’s Re-Emergence (from Jacob Ahlmann, Behind The Buck Pass):
Daniel Theis’ Quietly Outstanding Rookie Season (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Some Of  The Worst Contracts: What Chance Of Redemption? (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/17/17

4 Ways The Celtics Can Use Hayward (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Hawks’ Offensive Playbook: Pick And Roll Action, Part Two (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
Rudy Gobert Q & A (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Malcolm Delaney: A Rookie, A Brother & A Hail Of Gunfire (from Yaron Weitzman, ESPN):
The Case For Bagley As 2018 Draft’s “Crown Jewel” (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
“Baby Euro” Step By Scoring Move (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Why Embiid Is Great (from Daniel Stets, The Sixer Sense):
Every Team’s Best And Worst Current Contract (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
US Men’s Basketball Enters A New World – Without Its Stars (from Associated Press):
What Is A “Glue Guy”? (from Josh Bungum, Dunking With Wolves):
Examining Each Team’s Schedule (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Protecting Marquee Games With Schedule Tweaks (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):
RJ Barrett: Next Canadian Star (from Alex Wong, slamonline.com):
Podcast: Royce White (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Hezonja: Working To Regain Health (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
NOTE: Today’s edition of Basketball Intelligence is dedicated to the memory of Tommy Hawkins:

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/14/17

WCF Preview (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
The Spurs Will Need More Game Six LMA  (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Spurs Relish Underdog Role (from Jeff McDonald, Express-News):
Patty Mills Steps In For TP (from Ron Kroichick, SFGate):
Mike Brown’s Ties To Pop, Spurs Run Deep (from Tom Orsborn, Express-News)):
Popovich Should Be Coach Of The Year Every Year (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
You Can’t Always See Good Coaching But You Can See The Effects Of It  (from Lee Dresie, Pounding The Rock):
The Dubs’ Commitment To Dominant Defense (from Jordan Schultz, Huffington Post):
David West Sacrificed Millions In Search For A Title (from Daniel Brown, Mercury News):
Everything Horford Brings To The Celtics In 7 Plays (from Gary Dzen, boston.com):
Beal Smart To Go After Celtics’ Bigs (from J. Michael, csnmidatlantic):
D’Antoni Vows To Add Layers (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
The Combine (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
How Do Max Contracts Work? (from Mika Honkasalo, Hoops Hype):