Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/12/19 PART ONE

– BKN: Napier Is Quite The Luxury (from Jonathan Rosenberg, BBall Index):
– BKN: The Loss At Toronto Was Encouraging (from Phil Watson, Nothin’ But Nets):
– BOS: Jayson Tatum And The Art Of Getting To FT Line (from Max Carlin, Celtics Blog):
– CLE: Steven Adams, The Ultimate Yeoman (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
– DEN: Nuggets’ Depth Is A Good Problem (from Sean Keeler, Denver Post):
Read it here:  https://www.denverpost.com/2019/02/12/isaiah-thomas-michael-malone-denver-nuggets/

– GSW: Steph Curry’s Game Is More Than Just The Shot (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
– HOU: Harden’s Leadership (from Alykhan Bijani, The Athletic):
– HOU: Harden Is Rockets’ MVP But Playoff Hopes Hinge On CP3 (from Ben Golliver, Washingotn Post):
Read it here:   http://wapo.st/2GzSMzP
 IND: What Can Wesley Matthews Bring To The Pacers?  (from Tony East, BBall Index):
– LAL: Walton Says Lakers Need To Re-Find Passion For Playing Defense (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
– MIA: Winslow Now Countering Opponents’ Counterpoints (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIL: Khris Middleton: Perfect 2nd Option (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
– MIL: Brook Lopez Stretches The Bucks’ Offense By Shooting Threes (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
– OKC: Westbrook Is Thriving With PG In Control (from Nate Scott, USA Today):
– ORL:  Jonathan Isaac Breaks Out (from Luke Duffy, Hoops Habit):
– PHI: Simmons Three-Point Attempt (from Rich Hoffman, The Athletic):
– POR: Seth Curry On Blazing His Own Career Path (from Jason Quick, The Athletic):
– SAC: Bagley Is Getting Opportunities To Dominate  (from BS West, Sactown Royalty):
– The Art Of Talking To Refs (from Alex Wong, Yahoo Sports):
– AND1’s Influence On Today’s NBA Handles (from Leo Sepkowitz, Bleacher Report):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/30/19

BKN: Nets Are Where Marks & Atkinson Said They Would Be  (from Phil Watson,Nothin’ But Nets):
CHI: The Jabari Parker Experiment Took A Big Step In The Right Direction (from Michael Walton, NBC Sports):
DAL: The Mavs’ Team-Wide FT Struggles Have Been Costly (from Brad Townsend, Dallas Morning News):
GSW: Dr. Rick Celebrini: The Man Who Can Extend Dubs’ All-Stars’ Careers (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
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HOU: It’s Time To Stop Hating On Harden (from Byran Oringher, The Lead):
LAC: Clippers Are Hoping Defensive Let Down Is An Aberration, Not A Trend (from Andrew Greif, LA Times):
MEM: JJJ Is Applying Key Lessons From KG’s Tutelage (from Michael Wallace, grizzlies.com):
MEM: Marc Gasol Embraced Memphis & Memphis Embraced Him Back (from Geoff Calkins, Daily Memphian):
MIA: Josh Richardson Is The Leader The Heat Needs (from David Ramil, The SStep Back):
NOP: Short-Handed Pels Stun Rockets (from Tim MacMahon, ESPN):
NOP: Okafor Is Writing A Great Comeback Story (from Oleh Kosel,  The Bird Writes):
NOP: Who’s Who In The AD Sweepstakes? (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
OKC: Schroder Has Become The Thunder’s 2nd Half Savior (from Berry Tramel, newsok.com):
ORL: How Close Is Jonathan Isaac To Putting It All Together?  (from Jackson Frank, The Step Back):
PHI: The Sixers’ New Lineup Experiment (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
SAS: Spurs’ Balance Is Key To Strong Season (from Jared Johnson, Bball Index):
SAS: Patty Mills On Hope, Respect & Learning From History (from Ben Mallis, Pick And Roll):
WAS: Satoransky Is Stepping Up For Wall (from Jerran Anderson, Hoops Habit):
The Roster Spot On Each Team With The Longest Transaction Tree Roots (from Zach Kram, The Ringer):
How Eric Musselman Turned Reno Into Nevada’s Basketball Capital (from Jeff Borzello, ESPN):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/9/19 PART ONE

ATL: John Collins Is The 2017 Draft’s Best Kept Secret (from DJ Foster, The Ringer):
BKN: Bench Is A Key To Recent Success (from Justin Thomas, Nothin’ But Nets):
DET: Griffin Returns To His Former Home Court A Different Player (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
GSW: Jordan Bell: Waiting For Increased Role (from Steve Mims, Duck Sports):
GSW: Underrated (from Steph Curry, The Players Tribune):
GSW: Will Cousins Make Good On The Dubs’ Big Bet? (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
HOU: The Harden Experience Is Unprecedented & Undeniable (from Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN):
HOU: Harden Is The Outlier Of The NBA (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
IND: The Pacers Have Built A Stable System Around Oladipo (from Dylan Hughes, The Step Back ):
IND: We Still Don’t Know If Turner & Sabonis Can Play Together & That’s Okay (from Adam Friedman, Indy Cornrows):
MEM: Should Gasol Take Time Off To Get Healthy?  (from Joe Mullinax, Grizzly Bear Blues):
MIA: Justise Winslow Is In His Comfort Zone (from Wes Goldberg, The Step Back):
MIL: Film Room: Giannis Vs Rudy G  (from Brian Sampson, Brew Hoop):
OKC: Poor FT Shooting Could Prove To Be Thunder’s Fatal Flaw (from Alex McEwen, Thunderous Intentions):
PHO: De’Andre Ayton’s Lessons, Vol 3 (from Gina Mizell, The Athletic):
PHO: Oubre Is Proving To Be A Great Fit (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
PHO: Oubre Fuels Comeback Win (from Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic):
WAS: Satoransky: Ultimate Glue Guy (from Haley O’ Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
WAS: Chasson Randle Set To Make Most Of New Opportunity (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Most Intriguing Pick & Roll Creators In The NBA Right Now  (from Zach Harper, The Athletic):
Breaking Down The NBA’s Usage Percentages (from Coach Nick, The Athletic):
Strength Of Schedule To Date & For Remainder Of Season (from Ed Kupfer):
We Should Show More Reverence Toward Past Superstars (from David Aldridge, The Athletic):
How Yale’s Oni Went From D-3 Commit To NBA Prospect (from Adam Zagoria, Forbes):
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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 11/30/17 PART TWO

Simmons & Sixers Have Arrived (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Positionless Basketball Continuing To Gain Steam (from Jared Johnson, fanragsports):
LBJ & Wade Have Cavs Rolling Again (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
A High Scoring Revolution Has The Rockets Soaring (from Alex Wong, The Atlantic):
Lonzo Ball’s Game Isn’t Just A Passing Fancy (from Bill Plaschke, LA Times):
Turnovers Remain Key Issue For Nuggets (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Tony Allen Is The Realest (from Yourgo Aristas, Slamonline.com):
Wizards: Beal Must Embrace Change (from Philip Barnett, Yardbarker):
Josh Richardson Interview (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Luke Kennard Interview (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Embiid Needs To Play To His Strengths (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
First Quarter Breakdown: The Bottom 15 Teams (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
CP3’s Pick-And-Roll Dominance (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Wednesday Recap (from Josh Burton, slamonline.com):
The Hack-A-Strategy Stinks Because It Isn’t Basketball, But Sometimes It Works (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
A Look Into The Nets’ Future: Part One, The Expendables (from Jacob Ahlmann, Nothin” But Nets):
Are The Timberwolves Strategies Outdated?  (from Dane Moore, zonecoverage.com):
With Kleber As Starter, Mavs’ Pieces Are Falling Into Place (from Brad Townsend, Dallas Morning News):
Biyombo’s Bounceback Year (from Ricky Scricca, Orlando Magic Daily):