Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/16/17

CP3 To Bring New Layer To Rockets’ Offense (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Brad Stevens Focused On Present, Not Past, In Re-recruiting Hayward (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
JVG Interview (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Jazz Hope Donovan Mitchell Brings The Energy They Need (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Film Breakdown: What Osman Will Bring To The Cavs (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Chris Paul’s Desire To Win Can Be Traced To Upbringing (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Why Summer League Matters To The Warriors (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Darrell Williams Rebounds From Wrongful Conviction For Shot At NBA (from Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle):
From NBA To India, Coach Phil Weber Takes On A New Challenge (from Karan Madhok, The Field):
Five Menu Items From Joel Embiid (from Bret Stuter, The Sixer Sense):
Simmons And Isaac Represent The Magic’s Future Direction (from Philip Rossman-Reich):
Pat Riley Refused To Lose Wayne Ellington (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
Jonathan Motley Is Bouncing Back from Knee Injury (from Bobby Karalla, mavs.com):
Positionless Basketball Defines NBA’s Copycat Nature (from Ed Graney, Las Vegas Review-Journal):
How Avery Bradley Can Make Reggie Jackson Better (from Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press);
Jonah Bolden’s SL Play Showed He Belongs (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Deyonta Davis Looks To Crack The Griz’ Rotation (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Justin Robinson: The Heat’s Summer Revelation (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
Nets: No One Has A Better Story Than Jacob Wiley (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
The Rockets Get Their Harrell Replacement: Tarik Black (from Karlo Lovenia, 16 Wins):
The Heat’s Summer League Growth Curve  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
3 Kings Rookies Could Help Right Away; Only One 2nd-Year Player Seems Ready (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/14/17

Dennis Smith: The Perfect Next Face Of The Mavs (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
NBA Scouts On Dennis Smith, Jr. (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
FA Fit: CP3 On The Rockets (from Mike O’Connor, BBall Breakdown):
Ekpe Udoh Is Back, Better Than Ever (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
How Sean Marks Is Saving The Nets (from Morgan Dunn, Sir Charles In Charge):
A Fair Appraisal Of Nikola Jokic (from Paul Headley, 16 Wins):
The Cavs Are Standing Idle And It Might Cost Them LBJ (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
The NBA’s New Breed Of Big Men: Joel Embid  (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Summer League Review (from Ben Dowsett, Basketball Insiders):
LV Summer League Day 7 Standouts (from Sekou Smith, NBA.com):
6 Young Execs Likely To Become GMs (from Brian Rauf, Chat Sports):
Why Warriors Prefer Klay Thompson Over Paul George (from Monte Poole, csnbayarea):
Avery Bradley: Pistons May Have Found Their “Glue Guy”  (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Celtics Trying To Utilize Zizic’s Strengths (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
Lonzo Ball’s Agent Harrison Gaines Q & A (from Chris Haynes, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/13/17 PART ONE

Raptors: Trying To Win The Right Way (from Brendon Kleen, The Step Back):
Suns’ GM Ryan McDonough Q & A (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Tom Thibodeau Q & A (from Nick Friedell, ESP):
Despite HIs Flaws, Why Drummond Has Value To Pistons (from Duncan Smith, Piston Powered):
Dwight Howard’s Fit With The Hornets (from Coach Percy, Queen City Hoops):
Welcome To The NBA’s Era Of Positionless Offense (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math ):
The Celtics’ Young Talent (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Wade Baldwin: Year Two Is Vital After Underwhelming Rookie Season (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days):
Summer League Grizzlies Lack Consistency (from Mac Trammell, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Summer League: Most Intriguing Players List (from Sports Illustrated):
Summer League Intel Report On Stars In The Making (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
The Nets Focus Is On Continuity And Culture (from Benny Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Why A Possible Melo Trade To Rockets Is Taking So Long (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
Jordan Bell Shows His Versatility (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
New Hawks’ GM Schlenk Quick To Dump Pricey Vets, Go With Youth (from Shaun Pawell, NBA.com):
Jaylen Brown Enjoys Mentor Role (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
The Two Men Who Make Money From The NBA In Summer (from Kevin Draper, NYTimes):
NBA Approves Rule Changes To Improve Game Flow (from NBA.com):
–  Video: “4 Away” Late Game SLOB Package (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Video Breakdown: Raptors’  Zipper Pick And Roll SLOB (from Cooper Smither,  Raptors Republic):
Video: GSW: Using Shooters To Set Screens (from John Zall):
Redick’s Likely Impact On Sixers’ Offense (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Quinn Cook: “Staying Paranoid” (from Cassie Calvert, goduke.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/6/17 PART ONE

Give Danny Ainge His Due (from Chad Finn, Boston.com):
How Thibodeau Has Remade The Wolves (from Britt Robson, Minn Post):
Draft Risk Profiles (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Under The Radar Players To Watch In The LV Summer League (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Omri Casspi: A Legitimate Weapon, Not A Throwaway Signing, For The Dubs (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
The Best Of What’s Left Of Free Agents (from Neil Greenberg, Washington Post):
The Nets’ Focus Is On Finding Players; Other Teams’ Cap Situations Isn’t Their Concern (from Derek James, The Step Back):
The Cavs’ Front Office Chaos (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):
Agent Tells Hayward’s Side Of The Story (from Jody Genessy, Deseret News):
Fixing The Competitive Balance Problem (from Basketball Insiders):
Video Breakdown: Kevin Durant Transition Scoring Series (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Do Analytics Deserve A Seat At The Table? (from Steve Shea, Basketball Analytics):
Despite Major Improvements, Dakari Johnson Is Still On Outside Looking In (from Chris Reichert, 2Ways10Days):
Two Summer League Teams Equals Two Shots At NBA For Some Players (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
Russ Smith Is Averaging 61.4 ppg in China (from Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo Sports):
Today we feature Basketball Intelligence Podcast #4 with special guest Fran Fraschilla. Following his distinguished career as head coach at Manhattan College, St. John’s and New Mexico, Fran joined ESPN where he serves as an analyst for Big 12 Games as well as covering the NBA draft and FIBA broadcasts.

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/5/17

Gordon Hayward: Reuniting With Brad Stevens (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Utah Was Building The Right Way But The Plan Has Been Ruined (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
Zach Randolph Is Headed To Sacramento (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
 – Paul George’s Fit In OKC (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Thunder Add Patrick Patterson (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
Why Redick Is Worth Every Cent Of $23M To The Sixers (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Nuggets: The Many Benefits Of The Millsap Deal (from Tom West, Nugg Love):
Sixers: Summer League Things To Watch For (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
The Hornets’ Revamped Bench (from Andrew Gustafson, Swarm And Sting):
Analytics Keeps Reshaping Basketball (from Derek Helling, Fansided):
Versatility Wanted In Positionless NBA (from Associated Press):

Mike James Made It To The NBA, But Can He Stay? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Jalen Jones: Banking On Versatility & Added Outside Shooting To Make An NBA Roster (from Chris Reichert, 2Ways10Days):