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):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis PART ONE 10/27/17

Rookie Status Update: Simmons, Tatum, Anunoby (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Zach Lowe’s Weekly Roundup (from ESPN):
The Raptors’ New Bench Mob (from Jared Dubin,The Step Back):
Pacers Film Room: Darren Collison (from Tony East, 8points,9seconds):
Rockets: Capela Is Hitting The Right Notes (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Checking In On The Nonconformist Pelicans (from Malika Andrews, NYTimes):
Thursday Night Recap (With Links To Game Stories) (From Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
Knicks’ Film Room: Pick-And-Roll Defense, Tim Hardaway,Jr. And More (from Jeffrey Bellone, Medium.com):
Week One Observations (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Early Season Takeaways (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Is Tobias Harris Taking A Leap? (from Jonathan Raymond, Mediu.com):
3 Stats That Will Define Cavs’ Chances (from Jason Timpf, King James Gospel):
Basketball Dictionary: “X-Out”  (from Dylan Murphy, Medium.com):
2018 Draft: The Top Ten International Prospects (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Clippers: Still The Best Show In L.A.  (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
What Would Take Wizards From Good To Great?  (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
Steph Curry Is Nearly Automatic From FT Line (from Ron Kroichick, SF Chronicle):
Which Offensive Styles Confound The Blazers’ Defense? (from Eric Griffith, Blazers Edge):
Video Breakdown: How The Nets Beat The Cavs (from Coach Nick/Spencer Didwiddie, BBall Breakdown):
Porzingis: Right Man For NY, But Are Knicks Right For Him?  (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Giannis Looks Like An MVP (from Chris Herring FiveThirtyEight):
Giannis Is Breaking Out His Own Way (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
The Importance Of Jae Crowder (from Scott Recker, Fear The Sword):
A Stop In Europe Paved The Way For Udoh’s NBA Return (from Kyle Goon, Salt Lake Tribune):
Anatomy Of LAL’s OT Victory Over WAS (from Joey Ramirez, Lakers.com):

The Spurs’ 4-0 Start (from Tim Reynolds, AP):
Mozgov Ventures Into 3-Point Land (from Scott cacciola, NYTimes):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/24/17

MIN-OKC: Breaking Down The Final Two Minutes (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
Westbrook: Experimenting With Thunder’s 4th Quarter Recipe (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Jazz: Life After Hayward (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Why The NBA’s Big Men Are Getting Freakier (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
Nets: Sean Marks Looks For “Small Wins” (from Howard Megdal, Medium.com):
Nets: RHJ’s Game Evolving At 4 Spot  (from Roger Rubin, Newsday):
Basketball Dictionary: Sink And Fill (from Dylan Murphy, Medium.com):
Giannis: The Future Of Aberrational Greatness (from Nathaniel Friedman, GQ):
Cavs’ 1st Step To Identity Rediscovery: Benching Wade (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
The Giannis Experience (from Reid Forgrave, CBS Sports):
The Promise Of Porzingis (from Rory Breasail, Hashtag Basketball):
An Early Look At The ROY Race (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Rookies On The Rise (from Adam King, Locked On Fantasy Basketball):
Delon Wright: Primed To Take Next Step With Raptors (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Monday Night Highlights (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
PHI 97, DET 86:  Embid/Simmons Highlights (from Barry Petchesky, Deadspin):
Andre Drummond Is Making His FTs Now (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Ryan McDonough On Watson’s Firing (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
Steve Kerr: Outspoken & Willing To Listen (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Jamal Crawford: Last Of The Ballers (from Chris Ballard, Sports Illustrated):
Nick Young Feels Right At Home With The Warriors (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Week One Observations (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
The NBA Just Had Its “Welcome To Mike James” Moment (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):
The Cavs Have The League’s Oldest Roster (from Brian Windhorst, ESPN):
Shaun Livingston Q & A (from Matt Foley, Ozy.com):
Keith Bogans: Transitioning From NBA Player To Coach (from Alejandro Danois, The Shadow League):
G-League Draft: Eastern Conference Recap (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
The NBA Is No Longer Only A Man’s League: G-League’s Progressive Hires  (from Adam Johnson, 2ways10days.com):

 

 

 

 

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