Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/25/18

NBA  Christmas Day: Visualizing The Key To All Ten Teams (from Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN):
Wilt’s 23-Block Game May Be The Greatest Christmas Day Performance In NBA History:(from Chamberlain Archive):
Read it here:  https://imgur.com/hgQjqoe
Kenny Anderson Finds Peace (from Mike Mazzeo, Closeup 360):
Evaluating How The Two-Way Contract System Is Working (from Jeff Feld, Forbes):
BKN: Musa: Still Big Part Of Nets’ Future Plans (from Net Income,  Nets Daily):
DEN: Former NBA Star Big Men Love Jokic’s Game (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
DEN: Video: How Jokic Has Turned Into The Best (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
DEN: COY Candidate Malone’s Biggest Challenge Is Still Lurking (from Jeff Feld, Forbes):
GSW: DMC On His Rehab, The Dubs’ Pace & More (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
HOU: Austin Rivers Says He Fits Well With Rockets (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: Sacrifices Elevate Pacers To League’s Best Defense (from J. M ichael, Indy Star):
LAC: Ralph Lawler Should Be In The HOF (from Tom Hoffarth, LA Times):
LAL: Rondo On Rondo: Rajon Reflects On His Past, Present & Future In The NBA (from Marc J Spears, The Undefeated):
LAL: LBJ Battling When To Defer & When To Take Over (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
NOP: Ball Boy To Assistant Coach: Two Friends’ Rare Journey (from William Guillory, The Athletic):
NYK: A Look At Kevin Knox’ Recent Offensive Production (from Tom Piccolo, Bball Index):
PHI: Andrew Toney: A Lesson For The Sixers In Regard To Dealing With Markelle Fultz’ Injury (from Stuart London, The Sixer Sense):
PHO: Ayton Is Growing Up Right Before Our Eyes (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
POR: Video Breakdown: How The Blazers Use “Spain” Action (from Dane Delgado, NBC Sports):
UTA: Rubio Has Learned How To Find Balance In His Life (from Tony Jones, The Athletic):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/24/18 PART TWO

David Stern Is Not Looking Back (from Chris Ballard, Sports Illustrated):
BKN: Q & A: Jarrett Allen (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
DAL: Doncic Is Athletic, Just Not In The Narrow Way Some Define It  (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
DEN: Gary Harris’ Ascension Encapsulates Nuggets’ Rise (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
DET: Film Room: Blake Griffin’s Dominating Performance Was Not Just His Scoring (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
DET: Why Blake Griffin Has Been Unstoppable (from Brenden Welper, Piston Powered):
DET: The Bruce Brown Chronicles: Behind The Scenes With A Rookie (from James Edwards III, The Athletic):
NYK: Fizdale’s On-The-Fly Adjustments (from Zack DiLuzio, Knicks Film School):
NYK: Knicks Lead League In Forced Turnovers (from Chris Iseman, northjersey.com):
PHO: Suns Are Young Team; They Want To Be A Good Team (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
SAC: Marvin Bagley’s Second Jump (from Tim Maxwell, Sactown Royalty):
SAS: The Spurs Are Taking It Slow (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
The 5 Most Interesting Teams In Week 2  (from Dan Devine, The Ringer):
5 Trends Worth Watching After The 1st Week (from Dave Zarum, Sportsnet.ca):
Early Season Thoughts (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Pace: Is This The New NBA? (from Patrick Culligan, 24 Sloppy Seconds):
Average Ages For Each Team (from David MacKay, USA Today):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/18/18

Daryl Morey Had A Busy Offseason (from Kelly Iko, The Athletic):
The Rise Of Private Skill Trainers (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Paul Fabritz Uses Detailed Scientific Methods To Train NBA Players (from Mirjam Swanson, ocregister.com):
Q & A: Magic HC Steve Clifford (from John Denton, magic.com):
Deron Williams & Jerry Sloan Put The Past Where It Belongs (from Aaron Falk, Utahjazz.com):
Sixers’ Assistant Monty Williams Ready To Return To Coaching (from Sarah Todd, philly.com):
Video Breakdown: They Are The Dubs’ System, Part One: Steph Curry  (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
Dwane Casey’s Coaching Philosophy & Principles, Part Two (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
John Wall Is Looking For A Bounce-back Season (from Eric Spyropolous, The Step Back):
20 Things To Watch This Season (from Bryan Toporek, The Step Back):
Knicks: Fizdale Focused On Foundation, Not Wins, This Season (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
The NBA’s Most Valuable Floor Spacers (from 94 Feet Report):
Point Horford (from Andrew Doxy, Celtic Blog):
The Best Creator At Each Position (from Grant Hughes, Bleacher Report):
Last Season’s Injured Star Players: Status Update (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Understanding Tobias Harris’ Defense (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Nets: Rodion Kurucs’ Road To Brooklyn (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
Suns: Can Booker Follow In Nash’s Footsteps? (from Aaron Johnson, Clutch Points):
Lee Jenkins To Leave Sports Illustrated, Join Clippers’ Front Office (from Sports Illustrated):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/11/18

Q & A: Bob Lanier (from Steve Aschburner, nba.com):
Q & A: Sam Jones (from Tom Lane, Celtics Life):
Erik Spoelstra Clinic Notes (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
How Will DMC Fit Into The Dubs’ System?  (from Hugo Kitano, Golden State Of Mind):
Why Joe Ingles Is One Of The Best Shooters In The Assn. (from Ben Mallis, The Pick And Roll):
Is Lauri Markkanen Dirk v2.0?  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Why Aren’t You Using pbpstats.com?  (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
Julius Randle Doesn’t Care For Modernity (from Kris Fenrich, The Step Back):
The Crossroads: Anthony Davis At 25 (from Johnathan Tillman, The Sports Fan Journal):
Why Tony Parker Signed With The Hornets (from Jeff Garcia, Spurs Zone):
Can Collin Sexton Live Up To Expectations?  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Grading The Bulls’ Roster (from NBA Math):
Grading The Cavs’ Roster (from NBA Math):
Why Haslem Decided To Stay With The Heat (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
Kuzma: Ready For A Breakout Season (from Joey Ramirez, Lakers.com):
How Lance Stephenson Is Re-Focusing (from Scott Agness, The Athletic):
Theis’ Return Gives Celtics Yet Another Weapon (from Dan Gilinsky, NBA Analysis Network):
Aaron Gordon: Still Searching For Consistency (from Kris Fenrich, The Step Back):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/4/18

Raptors’ Defensive Upside Hinges On Siakam  (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
The Raptors & The Future Of Defense (from Adam Iafrate, Raptors HQ):
Nuggets: Debunking Jokic’s Defensive Narrative (from Grayson Moore, Nugg Love):
Rockets: Capela Works On Becoming A Key Weapon (from Kelly Iko, The Athletic):
Film Breakdown: Carmelo Anthony’s Defense (from Alykhan Bijani, The Athletic):
Mikal Bridges Ups The Gravity In The Suns’ Orbit (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Michael Porter: A Once Seemingly Certain Future Now Carries Question Marks (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
Jabari Bird’s Journey To The Celtics (from Fred Katz, Mass Live):
Celtics: Wanamaker Has Been Grinding For This Shot (from Emmet Ryan, ballineurope.com):
How De’Aaron Fox Can Improve In Year Two:  Part One (from Zack Geohagen, KSR):
What’s Next For JaMychal Green?  (from Nathan Chester, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Bucks’ Challenge: Refine Maker’s Defensive Capabilities (from Jordan Treske, Behind The Buck Pass):
ATL: Kevin Huerter Is More Than Just A Shooter (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
10 Questions For The Pacers (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
The “Timberbulls”  (from Tim Faklis, A Wolf Among Wolves):
Wolves’ Player Profile: Jeff Teague (from Dane Moore/Charlie Johnson, Zone Coverage):
Sixers: What Ben Simmons Learned From The Celtics In The Playoffs (from The Pick And Roll):
Four Castoffs From The Sixers’ “Process” & Their Last Chance  (from Jacob Doole, Sir Charles In Charge):
Q & A: Grant Hill (from Sekou Smith, NBA.com):
JKidd’s Vision Was Always To Assist Others (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Remembering Late Nets’ Great Super John Williamson (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
Bucks: Wayne Embry Remains An Unsung Hero (from Adam McGee, Behind The Buck Pass):
The Storm Is Seattle Basketball Royalty (from Isaiah Thomas, The Players’ Tribune):
Blazers: Why Evan Turner Will Make The Bench More Productive (from Peter Sampson, Blazers Edge):
Igiehon: Biggest Irish Prospect Ever (from Emmet Ryan, Ballin Europe):