Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/24/18

Bamba Confident He Can Contribute Right Away (from John Denton, magic.com):
MPJ: “Can’t Wait To Prove People Wrong” (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Draft: Winners And Losers/ Best And Worst (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):
Why Miles Bridges Didn’t Turn Pro Last Year (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Spurs’ Pick Lonnie Walker IV: Not All Talk (from Jeff McDonald, Express-News):
– Getting To Know Lonnie Walker Through The Eyes Of Jim Larranaga (from Jabari Young, Express-News):
Q & A: Kevin Knox (from Steve Serby, NY Post):
His High School Coach Sheds Light On The Enigma Of Mitchell Robinson (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Draft: Schlenk, Hawks Execute Controversial Plan (from Brad Rowland, Peachtree Hoops):
Sixers: The Trade For Zhaire Smith  (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
“Draymond’s Law” & How Jacob Evans Fits (from Ethan Strauss, The Athletic):
How JaVale McGee Stayed Ready To Contribute (from Connor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
Nets Picks: Solid, But Long-Term Projects (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Rising Sun:  New Assistant Coach Cody Toppert (from Geoff Grammer, Albuquerque Journal):
Sixers: Brett Brown Embracing Difficult Job As Interim GM (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
How Long Will Sixers Remain Patient With Fultz? (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Job 1 For Pistons’ New Coach Casey: Develop Young Talent (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
What Holiday Brings To The Pacers (from Grant Afseth, Kokomo Tribune):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/23/18

Grading The Draft (Day Two):
NOTE:  If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out Day One  of “Grading The Draft” coverage in yesterday’s BI
The Three Most Interesting Teams Of The Draft (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Highlights Of Coach Mike Hopkins’ Draft Night Analysis  (from Percy Allen, Seattle Times):
Top Undrafted Players (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Top Undrafted FAs Signed After The Draft (from Michael Bohlin, 247 Sports):
Doncic: The Mavericks’ Wonder Years Are Here (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Doncic Feels The Burn of The Spotlight – And The Thrill (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Robert Williams: Steal Of The Draft? (from Mark Dunphy, Boston.com):
Michael Porter, Jr’s Microdiscectomy (from Injury Insight):
Free Agency: What Is The “Moratorium Period”?  (from Bryan Toporek, The Step Back):
“Max Contract” Explained (from Micah Wimmer, The Step Back):
NBA Offseason FAQs (from Dave Zarum, Sportsnet.ca):
Brett Brown: The Progress Of Fultz’ Shot Is Looking Great (from Keith Pompey, Philly.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/22/18

Grading The Draft:
Six Big 1st Round Winners (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Draft’s Biggest Steals (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
What Robert Williams Brings To The Celtics (from Taylor Snow, celtics.com):
How The Draft Sets Up Trades And Free Agency (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Sixers’ Draft Deals Were Made To Set Up Chase For Star Free Agent (from Sarah Todd, philly.com):
What Zhaire Smith Brings To The Sixers (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Drew Hanlen: The Basketball Whisperer (from Matthew Giles, The Step Back):
The Unbearable Tedium Of Waiting To Hear Your Name Called In The Draft (from Charlotte Wilder, Sports Illustrated):
Doncic Almost Makes Your Forget That He’s Only 19 (from Tim Cato, The ASthletic):
Doncic Scouting Report (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
How Drawing Up A Play In The Interview Process Helped Sell The Wizards On Troy Brown (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
Best Undrafted Free Agents (from Shiloh Carder, Yardbarker):
While Navigating A Storm, The Spurs Welcomed A Hurricane (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
MPJ At 14: Steal Or Buyer Beware?  (from Injury Insight):
Nuggets Nab MPJ At 14 (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Holiday Should Look Familiar To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Grizzlies’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):

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 6/18/18

Draft: NBA Scouts Give Brutally Honest Takes About The Top Prospects (from Seth Davis, The Athletic):
Draft: 1 Sleeper Each Team Should Consider (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Doncic Scouting Report, Parts One & Two (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
Why Doncic May Be The Safest Pick (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
The Case For Wendell Carter Over Marvin Bagley (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Ranking Top International Draft Prospects (from Austin Green, CBS Sports):
The Interview Remains Critical In The Draft Process (from Associated Press);
The Dreams And Nightmares Of Every Agent On Draft Night (from Matt Babcock, Sports Illustrated):
Jerome Robinson’s Draft Stock Is Skyrocketing (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
How Mikal Bridges’ Mom Raised The Knicks’ Ideal Draft Pick (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
How Workouts Will Help The Nets In Next Year’s Draft & In This Year’s “Third Round” (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Trae Young: The Case For & Against (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
The Making Of Joe Ingles (from Max Whittle, Give Me Sport):
Warriors’ Regular Season Vs Playoffs Duality: For The Roster & Future Payroll (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Q & A: Ryan Broekhoff  (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
TBT: New Kind Of Crunch Time Has NBA Luminaries Excited (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Bucks’ Players Who Could Benefit Most From Coach Budenholzer (from Ben Rauman, Behind The Buck Pass):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Bulls’Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Stanley Johnson Is The Pistons’ Wildcard (from Ku Khahil, Piston Powered):