Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/17

Underrated Rookies, For This Season & The Future (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The History Of Playoff Reformatting (from Rich Kraetsch, The Step Back):
Y’All Ready For Dion Waiters? (from Seerat Sohi, Bleacher Report):
Clippers: Filling The Chris Paul-Sized Hole (from Jacob Goldstein, Nylon Calculus):
Summer Vacation Was Anything But For The Celtics  (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Warriors’ Trio Of Newbies – Young, Casspi, Bell – May All Have Major Impact (from Carl Steward, Mercury News):
Rose & Wade Must Hit Corner Treys (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Knicks: Damyean Dotson Is Drawing Comparisons To Shumpert (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
E’Twaun Moore Prepares For Increased Role With Rondo Out (from William Guillory, NOLA.com):
Should Jazz Pick Up The Tempo? (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Nets Look To Limit Turnovers (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
10 Things To Watch For In The G-League Draft (from Adam Johnson, 2ways10days.com):
Lakers Looking To Improve Dreadful Defense (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
Sixers: Korkmaz Has Earned A Consistent Role (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Jokic: Throwback Star For The Modern Era (from Phillip Barnett, Yardbarker):
Magic Film Room: Newcomers Having Defensive Impact (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Uptempo Offense Suits Elfrid Payton’s Strengths (from John Denton, magic.com):
PJ Tucker: Exactly What The Rockets Needed (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
The Celtics Have A Stacked Roster & Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum Are On The Rise (from Rich Levine, VICE Sports):
First Glimpse Of Simmons/Embiid Pairing (from Jai Bednall, news.com.au):
– Okafor: Time To Move On?  (from Jordan Brenner, SBNation):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 11-20 (from Sportando):
2018 Draft: Top 10 International Prospects (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
G-League: What’s Next For Will Davis? (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Raptors’ Bench Kids (from Mike Ganter, slam.canoe.com):
Video: Shammgod’s Legendary Crossover Lives On (from Bleacher Report):
Video: “Bullet” Action Screening (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/30/17

Marcus Smart: X-Factor For Celtics’ Title Hopes (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Guerschon Yabusele Is Making A Name For Himself (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
Wizards Lean Heavily On League’s Most-Used Lineup (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Knicks’ Bad Defense Goes Back 16 Years (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
How Wade Fits In The Cavs’ Offense (from Mike Zavagno, Fear The Sword):
The Blueprint For Jahlil Okafor To Survive In Today’s NBA (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Joe Harris: Setting Sights On Being A Top 3-Point Shooter (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
MCW’s Wild Ride (from Quinn Pilkey, Hashtag Basketball):
Melo Can Push Thunder Back To Elite Offensive Status (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
How Westbrook Became The $205 Million Face Of OKC (from Royce Young, ESPN):
Jeremy Lamb: What’s Different? (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Coach Bud & Hawks: Still Setting High Standards (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
Stanley Johnson & SVG Rebuild Relationship  (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Blazers: Anthony Morrow Fighting For 15th Roster Sport & His Career (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):
Orlando: The Importance Of Continuity (from John Denton, magic.com):
Sam Smith’s Mailbag (from Bulls.com):
Pacers: Damien Wilkins Has Assets Beyond Bloodlines (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Video Breakdown: Tony Allen Brings More Than Just Defense (from Justin Jett, Pelicans Debrief):
Dissecting The Cavs’ Crowded Backcourt (from Zack Geoghegan, Fear The Sword):
Torrey Craig Is Turning Heads With The Nuggets (from TJ McBride, BSNDenver):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/27/17

George & Anthony Will Help Steven Adams Reach A New Level (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
What Wade Brings To The Cavs (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
How Good Can The Celtics’ Offense Be? (from Greg Cassoli, Celtics Blog):
– Celtics’ Task: Complementing The New “Big 3”  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
How Good Is Jae Crowder? (from Kevin Nye, Hashtag Basketball):
Projecting The Top 5 Defenses (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Six Players Who Must Adjust To New Roles After Big Offseason Trades (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
How The The Most Impactful Role Players Fare With Their New Teams?  (from Michael Shapiro, Sports Illustrated):
Melo’s Playbook Model: 2008 Paul Pierce (from Gideon Lim, Thunderous Intentions):
Melo Can Push Thunder Back To Elite Offensive Status  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Grading The Thunder Roster  (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Stotts Eyes Subtle Changes To Improve Blazers’ Defense (from Mike Richman, Oregon Live):
Nuggets Making Key Changes To Improve Defense (from Harrison Wind, BSNDenver):
Saric’s Eurobasket Performance (from Tyler King, The Sixer Sense):
Frank Kaminsky: Healthy Again After “Miserable Process”  (from Steve Reed, AP):
Q & A: Travis Schlenk (from Michael Cunningham, Hardwood Nation):
Omri Casspi Interview (from Brady Klopfer, Golden State Of Mind):
Dante Cunningham Brings A Lot To The Table For Pelicans (from Hunter Noll, Pelican debrief):
Pacers: Thad Young, Ready For A New Role (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
There Are Numerous Layers To G-League Assignment Usage From NBA Teams (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Lottery Reform: Is It Necessary?  (from Just Carter, 94 Feet Report):
Dorrell Wright: Seeking An NBA Return (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/17/17

4 Ways The Celtics Can Use Hayward (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Hawks’ Offensive Playbook: Pick And Roll Action, Part Two (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
Rudy Gobert Q & A (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Malcolm Delaney: A Rookie, A Brother & A Hail Of Gunfire (from Yaron Weitzman, ESPN):
The Case For Bagley As 2018 Draft’s “Crown Jewel” (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
“Baby Euro” Step By Scoring Move (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Why Embiid Is Great (from Daniel Stets, The Sixer Sense):
Every Team’s Best And Worst Current Contract (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
US Men’s Basketball Enters A New World – Without Its Stars (from Associated Press):
What Is A “Glue Guy”? (from Josh Bungum, Dunking With Wolves):
Examining Each Team’s Schedule (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Protecting Marquee Games With Schedule Tweaks (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):
RJ Barrett: Next Canadian Star (from Alex Wong, slamonline.com):
Podcast: Royce White (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Hezonja: Working To Regain Health (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
NOTE: Today’s edition of Basketball Intelligence is dedicated to the memory of Tommy Hawkins:

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/11/17

The Re-Energizing Of Andre Drummond (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Pistons: Improved Perimeter Defense & Andre Drummond (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Film Study: Allen Crabbe (from Charles Maniego, Nets Daily):
Five 2018 Draft Prospects Who “You Need To Care About” (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Rising Draft Prospects (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Dennis Schroder’s Breakout Moment (from Ryan Akin,Soaring Down South):
New G-League GM Anthony Parker Is Excited About The Challenge (from John Denton, magic.com):
Sam Dekker: Blueprint For The Future NBA SF? (from Paul Tooke, Clipperholics):
Will Zach LaVine Make Another Leap This Season?  (from Nick Birdsong, NBA Math):
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