Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/29/18

10 Takeaways From The 1st Preseason Games (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
Draft & Stash Players: Where Are They Now? (from Alberto De Roa, Hoops Hype):
What NBA Officials Will Focus On This Season (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
BOS: Versatility: Celtics Show Glimpses Of Promising Future  (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
BOS: Kyrie Irving’s Secret Workouts In Seattle (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
CHI: Bulls Practice Observations (from Will Perdue & Kendall Gill, NBC Sports):
CLE: Osman Is Ready For Expanded Role (from Kaelen Jones, Sports Illustrated):
DAL: Ryan Broekhoff’s Journey To The NBA (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):

 

DEN: Nuggets Are Asking Young Vet Gary Harris To Take Another Leap (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/539301/2018/09/28/at-only-24-gary-harris-is-a-young-veteran-the-nuggets-are-asking-to-take-another-leap/

 

GSW: Q & A: Andre Iguodala (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):

Read it here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09/28/warriors-andre-iguodala-on-his-health-last-seasons-playoffs-and-life-after-basketball/

HOU: Rockets Like What They See In James Ennis (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: How To Process The Pacers’ Obsession With Rebounding (from J Michael, Indy Star):

 

IND: Screening: O’Quinn Brings Rare Skill To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/pacers/news/oquinn-brings-rare-skill-pacers

LAL: Kuzma Diversifying Role (from Joey Ramirez, lakers.com):
MIL: Bucks’ Roster Analysis (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline.com):

MIL: Budenholzer Will Teach His Players To Work Smarter (from Adam McGee, Behind The Buck Pass):

Read it here:  https://behindthebuckpass.com/2018/09/29/milwaukee-bucks-mike-budenholzer-will-teach-players-work-smarter/

MIL: Brook Lopez Gives Bucks A Stretch 5  (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):

Read it here:  https://stats.nba.com/articles/brook-lopez-gives-milwaukee-a-stretch-five/

MIN: Taj Gibson’s Leadership Style (from Chris Hine, Star Tribune):
NOP: Grading The Pels Roster  (from NBA Math):
NYK: Grading The Knicks Roster (from NBA Math):
NYK: Is Mudiay Ready To Break Out?  (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
OKC: Training Camp Notes (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
OKC: How Much The Thunder Defense Suffers Without Roberson (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):

ORL: Clifford Working On Determining Vucevic & Bamba’s Roles (from John Denton, magic.com):

Read it here:  https://www.nba.com/magic/news/clifford-plans-experiment-playing-vucevic-and-bamba-together-20180928

POR: Seth Curry Brings Shot-Making, Underdog Mentality To Blazers (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):

SAC: Harry Giles Is Ready To Unleash (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):

Read it here:  https://www.sacbee.com/sports/nba/sacramento-kings/article219164180.html

TOR: Lowry Remains Raptors’ Most Compelling, Complicated Figure (from Eric Koreen, The Athletic):

Read it here:  https://theathletic.com/555712/2018/09/28/despite-upheaval-kyle-lowry-remains-raptors-most-complicated-compelling-figure/

UTA: For Some Jazz Players, Learning To Sacrifice Playing Time Will Be Key (from Tony Jones, The Athletic):
WAS: Lineup Experimentation (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):

 

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):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/17/18

Collin Sexton’s Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Why Is Mo Bamba’s Pre-Draft Hype Rising? (from William Lou, The Score):
Second Round Sleepers And Steals To Watch (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Each Team’s “Realistic, Dream Draft Target”  (form Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
International Prospects Worth Stashing (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Wendell Carter’s Ceiling May Be Higher Than Expected (from Zach Braziller, NY Post):
Doncic Scouting Report From EuroLeague Players Who Faced Him (from Oliver Maroney, Dime Mag):
How Much Of Dwane Casey’s Playbook Will Make Its Way To Detroit?  (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Luke Kennard Was Groomed To Be An NBA Player By His Dad (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Nuggets: The Most Important Offseason Of Monte Morris’ Life (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Clippers’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Rockets’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Warriors’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Q & A: Mark Cuban (from Steven Kilpatrick, 247 Sports):
Q & A: Fabricio Oberto (from Alberto De Roa, Hoops Hype):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/21/18

Quick Offense Is Key For Cavs In Game 4 (from Nathan Beighle, King James Gospel):
Video: LeBron’s Game Three Passing Clinic (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
LBJ’s Game 3 (from Chris Thompson, Deadspin)
LBJ’s All-World Defense Can Only Exist When His Teammates Step Up (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Tristan Thompson: Defending Al Horford (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Brad Stevens Faces Lineup Decision After Blowout (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Now It’s The Celtics’ Turn To Make Adjustments (from Gary Washburn, Bosotn Globe):
Steph Resurfaces (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Rockets’ Horrid Offense Was Directly Responsible For How Many Points They Gave Up (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
Iguodala Reinforces His Value In Game 3 (from Connor Letourneau, SF Gate):
GSW-HOU: Game 3 Takeaways (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
How The Dubs Have Avoided Destructive Drama And Turmoil (from Marcus Thompson II, The Athletic):
Warriors: Run TMC On Hand For Game 3 (from Jeff Faraudo, Mercury News):
How Ariza Became A Three-Point Shooter (from Dan Woike, LA Times):
Player Review: Lance Stephenson Was An Experience (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
When Tunnel Trash Talk Crosses The Line (from Dave Schilling, Bleacher Report):
Sixers’ Sets: Brett Brown’s Best Xs & Os from 2017-18 (from Mike O’Connor, The Athletic);
Coming Over: Jonah Bolden (from Kevin Rice, Liberty Ballers):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/11/18

GSW-HOU Preview:
The Scariest 3 Minutes In The NBA: When The Dubs Hit The Turbo Button (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):
Looney & Cook: From The Sidelines To Playoff Time (from Wes Goldberg, The Step Back):
The New Adventures Of Old Chris Paul (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):
The Making Of Capela Into A Top NBA Center (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Klay Thompson: “If You Don’t Love It, Why Do It?” (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):
5 Stats From HOU-UTA (from Scott Rafferty, nba.com):
BOS-CLE Preview:
From Steve Jones, Jr/Norm de Silva, Cleaning The Glass:  https://cleaningtheglass.com/shootaround-cavs-at-celtics-game-1/
Brad Stevens & The Celtics Have A Special Brand Of Toughness (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Jayson Tatum Is Hungry For More (from Jack McCluskey, The Ringer):
5 Stats From BOS-PHI (from Scott Rafferty, nba.com):
Brad Stevens: Real COY? (from Jackson Frank, Clutch Points):
Insight Into Brad Stevens’ Decision To Pass On ATO Play Down Stretch Vs PHI (from Brian Robb, Boston Sports Jurnal):
How The Celtics Defended Simmons (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Draft & Stash: Sixers Have Reinforcements On The Way (from Miles Wray, The Step Back):
An Open Letter About Female Coaches (from Pau Gasol, The Players Tribune):
Film Room: Lessons From Igor Kokoskov (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Draft Lottery: Likely Picks, Odds & Stakes For Every Team (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Nick Collison, In His Own Words (as told to Royce Young, ESPN):
Nick Collison Retires With The Respect Of His Peers (from Berry Tramel, newsok.com):
The Raptors Shouldn’t Blow It Up (from Blake Murphy, VICE Sports):
Season Review: Luke Kennard (from Lazarus Jackson, Detroit Bad Boys):
Q & A: David Fizdale (from Steve Serby, NY Post):