Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/22/18

Grading The Draft:
Six Big 1st Round Winners (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Draft’s Biggest Steals (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
What Robert Williams Brings To The Celtics (from Taylor Snow, celtics.com):
How The Draft Sets Up Trades And Free Agency (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Sixers’ Draft Deals Were Made To Set Up Chase For Star Free Agent (from Sarah Todd, philly.com):
What Zhaire Smith Brings To The Sixers (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Drew Hanlen: The Basketball Whisperer (from Matthew Giles, The Step Back):
The Unbearable Tedium Of Waiting To Hear Your Name Called In The Draft (from Charlotte Wilder, Sports Illustrated):
Doncic Almost Makes Your Forget That He’s Only 19 (from Tim Cato, The ASthletic):
Doncic Scouting Report (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
How Drawing Up A Play In The Interview Process Helped Sell The Wizards On Troy Brown (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
Best Undrafted Free Agents (from Shiloh Carder, Yardbarker):
While Navigating A Storm, The Spurs Welcomed A Hurricane (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
MPJ At 14: Steal Or Buyer Beware?  (from Injury Insight):
Nuggets Nab MPJ At 14 (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Holiday Should Look Familiar To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Grizzlies’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/21/18

Doncic’s Overseas Opponents Break Down His Game, NBA Potential (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A With Mavs’ GM Donnie Nelson & Director Of Player Personnel Tony Ronzone  (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):
Pre-Draft Process: A Tireless, Year-Long Project For Austin Ainge & Celtics’ Staff (from Taylor Snow, Celtics.com):
Mikal Bridges Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Big Men Expected To Go Early Even As The NBA Is Playing Small (from Fred Kerber, NYPost):
Prospect Profile: Jaren Jackson, Jr. (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Prospect Breakdown: Miles Bridges (from Jackson Frank, Liberty Ballers):
Searching The Sleepers: Jalen Brunson  (from Jake Paynting, Medium.com):
Kevin Huerter Always Returns To His Roots (from Don Markus, Baltimore Sun):
Chandler Hutchison’s Unusual Basketball Background (from Scott Phillips, NBC Sports):
How Anfernee Simons Spent His Year Skipping College (from Rick Maese, Washington Post):
Sights & Sounds Of Draft Media Availability (from Andrew Perna, RealGM):
Isaac Haas: Can Old-Style Big Fit In Modern NBA? (from Mike Defabo, Goshen News):
Draft Scouting Reports, By Tier (from Mike Zavagno):
Aggregate Mock Draft (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
How To Approach Prospect Evaluation: Defense (from Danny Leroux, RealGM):
Draymond Is Helping The Dubs Search For The Next Draymond (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
How The Warriors Have Found Gold At The End Of The Draft (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Read it here:  https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/20/nba-draft-how-warriors-have-been-successful-with-recent-late-draft-picks/

Options For The Dubs At 28 (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
What Can We Learn From The Last Time Nick Nurse Was A Head Coach? (from JD Quirante, Raptors HQ):
Mahlalela: Perfect Fit As Raptors 905 Head Coach (from Blake Murphy, The Athletic):
Grading The BKN-CHA Deal (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/20/18

Passing On Doncic Is A Mistake (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Suns: Pros & Cons Of Drafting Doncic At #1 (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
What Is The Draft Like Inside A Team? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Inside Mo Bamba’s Quest To Be The Next Great Big Man (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
Mo Bamba Is The Latest Chapter In Harlem’s Basketball History (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Ayton’s Biggest Problem Areas (from Norm de Silva, Cleaning The Glass):
Melvin Frazier’s Unique Path To The Draft (from William Guillory, NOLA.com):
Kenrich Williams’ Path To The Draft  (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Jacob Evans (from Robby Kalland, Hoops Hype):
Psychological Testing: The Last Frontier of Draft Analysis (from Ben Dowsett, The Step Back):
Miles Bridges: Mature Beyond His Years (from Yaron WeitzmanBleacher Report):
Around The Rim: Draft-Focused Edition (from Josh Eberley, Hoop Magazine):
9 Draft “Sleepers” (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Possibilities For The Warriors In The Draft (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
Warriors Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Orlando Magic Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Dallas Mavericks Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early bird Rights):
Knicks: Remedial Chaos Theory Mock Drafts (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Should The Celtics Put Jalen Brown In A Kawhi Trade?  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Maximum Salary Cap Space Projections For 2018-19 (from Eric Pincus, Basketball Insiders):
Jay Williams Has A Renewed Appreciation For Coaching (from Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press):
What Draft History Tells Us To Expect From Each Top Ten Pick (from Robby Kalland, Dime Mag):
Q & A: Marvin Bagley III (from Matt Norlander, CBS Sports):
The State Of The Clippers (from Nekias Duncan/Robert Flom, Clutch Points):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/19/18

Anonymous Scouts On The Draft’s Biggest Questions (from Jake Fischer/Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Budding Big Man Talent In The Draft Has NBA Front Offices Salivating (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Tryggvi Hlinason: How An Icelandic Sheep Farmer Blossomed Into Draft’s Most Unusual Prospect (from Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo Sports):
How Zhaire Smith Went From 3-Star Recruit To Potential Lottery Pick (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Doncic Scouting Report, Part III (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
Lonnie Walker IV: One Of The Most Intriguing Talents In The Draft (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Lonnie Walker IV’s Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Q & A: Rawle Alkins (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
Jay Wright On Mikal Bridges (from Al Iannazzone, Newsday):
Vanderbilt & Newman: Elite Recruits Hiding In The 2nd Round (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
15 Draft “Sleepers” (from Aaron Mansfield, Larry Brown Sports):
Gary Trent, Jr: Ready To Head Into The NBA (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
KG Is Guiding The NBA’s Next Generation (from Alex Squadron, Slamonline.com):
Why The Pistons Don’t Have A GM Heading Into The Draft (from David Topham, Piston Powered):
Which Draft Prospects Fit Which Teams Best? (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):
Q & A: Brad Stevens (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
Rudy Gobert Is The Jazz’ Leader (from Dan Clayton, Salt City Hoops):
The Curious Case Of Julius Randle (from Eric Spyropolous, 94 Feet Report):
Where Are We With Brandon Ingram? (from Daniel Massop, Nylon Calculus):
Andre Ingram Looks To Build A Career (from Bill Oram, The Athletic):
Paul George Would Fit Seamlessly With The Sixers (from Tom  West, Liberty Ballers):
Aron Baynes’ Gamble Paid Off With Standout Season (from Kane Pitman, The Pick And Roll):
Jaylen Brown’s FT Struggles (from Bobby Manning, Celtics Blog):
Nate Robinson Battle Inner Demons In Quest For NBA Return (from Mirin Fader, Bleacher Report):
Snubbed By NBA Draft? You Can Still Make It Big. Just Ask Jordan Theodore (from Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press):

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):