Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/26/17 PART ONE

Fultz Proved His Mettle At DeMatha High School (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Behind The Scenes As The Lakers Prepared To Draft Lonzo (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
The Butler Trade: What Now? (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
There’s More Than Unparalleled Athleticism To Dennis Smith’s Game (from Bobby Karalla, Mavs.com):
Undrafted, Not Unwelcome (from Andy Wittry, Sporting News):
Three Undrafted Free Agents To Watch In Summer League (from Max Holm, Hoops Habit):
Video Breakdown: Cavs’ Elevator Doors In Finals’ Game Four (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Jimmy Butler: From Texas To NBA Stardom To Timberwolves (from Chip Scoggins, Tribune News service);
Interview: Pete Philo On The Draft And Being A Pro Scout (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Understanding NBA Salaries As A Percentage Of The Cap (from Joel Rush, BSNDenver):
Caleb Swanigan’s Stunning Life Turnaround (from Aaron Mesh, wweek.com):
Magic’s Isaac, Iwundu Grew To Become NBA Players (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Helping Jonathan Isaac’s Development (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
What The Bucks Learned From The Finals (from Josh Cornelissen, Behind The Buck Pass);
–  Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
–  Okafor: A Good Reminder That Sure Things Aren’t Always (from Bob Ford, philly.com):
Life cycle of NBA rumor reporting: 1: The root rumor 2: wild mutations 3: “highly unlikely” that anything will happen 4: Nothing happened  5: lame explanation why something that had zero chance of happening didn’t happen.

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

Warriors Show Ball And Player Movement Beats Stationary Spacing (from Eli Horowitz, BBall Breakdown):
Curry/Durant Pick-And-Roll Works Best As A Change Of Pace (from Eric Apricot, BBall Breakdown):
The Pistons’ Summer Of Uncertainty (from Paul Headley, 16 Wins):
Jonathan Isaac, The Most Interesting Man In The Draft  (from Brandon Anderson, sethsdrathouse.com):
Once Overlooked, Colorado Guard Derrick White Gains Draft Traction (from Chris Dortch, NBA.com):
NBA Three-Ball: Usage + Accuracy, A Riddling Question (from Celtics Life):
Ron Baker Knows What Knicks Need.  Will He Be Back?  (from Marc Berman, NYPost):
John Collins Q & A (from Brandon Hall, stack.com):
John Collins’ Impressive Stats (from Chris Dortch, NBA.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/16/17

Cavs Must Find Success When LBJ Rests (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
The 2007-08 Jazz: Beta Model For The Dubs Offense?  (from Miles Wray, The Step Back):
Mike Conley Interview (from Max Resetar, slamonline.com):
– Inside An NBA Pre-draft Workout (from Cody Taylor, Basketball Insiders):
What Should We Remember About Lonzo Ball’s Time At UCLA? (from Mark Titus, The Ringer):
The Problem With Player Comparisons (from Ben Dowsett, Basketball Insiders):
Two-Way Contracts: Changing The Draft Dynamic (from Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel):
NBA PGs: The College Stats That Really Matter (from Robert Flom, Clips Nation):
Jay Wright’s Advice To Josh Hart (from Bob Brookover, philly.com):
Can Sindarius Thornwell Be What Teams Want Him To Be? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Jaron Blossomgame’s Versatility (from Mike O’Connor, BBall Breakdown):
Who Is Ante Zizic? (from Rich Levine, Boston.com):
Jerry West Explains His Move To The Clippers (from Broderick Turner, LATimes):
Pelicans Assistant Coach Chris Finch Q & A (from Jim Eichenhofer, pelicans.com):
Magic Assistant Coach Matt Hill (from Dirk Chatelain, Omaha.com):
What The Knicks Can Learn From The 2017 Finals (from Eric Snyder, Hoops Habit):
How To Dethrone The Warriors (from Charley Rosen, Fanrag Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/15/17

The Cavs’ Transition Defense (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Brad Stevens Even Checked In With Markelle Fultz’s High School Counselor (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
How The Present Day Warriors Rekindled Tom Meschery’s Love For The Game (from Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated):
To Reach Their Potential, Warriors Had To Own Their Identity (from Ramona Shelburne, ESPN):
Three Greater Good Lessons From The Dubs (from Jason Marsh, Greater Good Magazine):
Jerry West Helped Change The Warriors (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury News):
There’s A Team That Can Beat The Warriors – It Just Doesn’t Exist Yet (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Who Wants To Bet On De’Aaron Fox? (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
De’Aaron Fox Q & A (from A.J. Neuharth-Keusch, USA Today):
Jonah Bolden: Lottery Talent Hiding In The Second Round (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/13/17

Game Five Recap (from 16 Wins):
Warriors Clinched With A Signature Run (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Curry Proves To Be Difference Maker (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
How Dubs Took Back The Crown And How Rivals Can Compete (from Zach Lowe, NBA.com):
How The Warriors’ Dominance Can Help Forge A Better NBA  (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
The Dubs Are What Every Team Should Hope To Be (from Howard Beck, Bleacher Report):
The Dubs Preyed On The Cavs’ Defensive Flaws (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
LBJ Raises Everyone’s Game When Facing Elimination (from Chris Herring, FiveThrityEight):
Don’t Sell Kerr’s Contributions Short (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Terrance Ferguson: “I’m Way More Prepared Than A College Player” (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
The Nets’ Long-Haul Rebuild (from Josh Burton, sethsdrafthouse.com):
Zizic Could Play Big Minutes For Celtics Next Season (from Liam O’Brien, Hardwood Houdini):