Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/22/17

Inside Houston’s Shot To Stop The Dubs (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):

Ball Movers, Black Holes, Warriors Blocks (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Lakers: Kuzma’s Potential Was On Full Display (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
Suns: Troy Daniels Is Playing A Crucial Role With Booker Out (from Gerald Bourguet, Valley Of The Suns):
Finding Bright Spots In The Suns (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Q & A: Quentin Richardson (from Alex Kennedy, Basketball Insiders):
Developing Ben Simmons’ Jump Shot (from Chris Vito, Delco Times):
Donovan Mitchell is The Lifeblood Of The Jazz’ Offense  (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Video Breakdown: How Klay & KD Slogged Through The Memphis Mud (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Friday Film: Single/Double (And Inverted), Dummy Step Up  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Examining The Nets (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
The Nets Have A Modern Offensive Scheme, But Is It The Right One? (from Brian Sampson, BBall Breakdown):
CLE 115, CHI 112 (from Sam Smith,
Mike Scott’s Comeback Season (from Kevin Parrish, Jr, Bullets Forever):
Video: The Worst Defensive Duo (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Meet Nets’ Color Commentator Sarah Kustok (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Celtics’ Bench Struggles Without Marcus Morris (from Brendan Ronan, Celtics Life):
Gordon Hayward: Improving Every Day (from
Celtics Have The NBA’s Most Surprising Big Three (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Sixers: The Value That Saric Brings (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
By The Numbers: Breaking Down The Pacers’ Early Season Success (from Jacob Breece, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
The Week In Review (from Brian Sampson, NBA Math):
The Blazers Are Taking A Different Road To The Same Destination (from David Ramil, Fanrag Sports):
How Dwyane Wade Reinvented Himself (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Getting The Most Out Of NBA Lineups With Machine Learning (from Michael Watson, ZigZag Analytics):
Players Who Took Preps-To-Overseas Route (from Nick Birdsong, Sporting News):
Trey Lyles: Making The Most Of His Opportunity (from Aniello Piro, Mile High Sports):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/28/17

The Raptors Reinvented Offense Is Thriving (from Adam Spinella, Bball Breakdown):
How The Jazz Move Ahead Without Hayward (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Where Do The Grizzlies Go From Here? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):


Josh Jackson’s Elite Defensive Traits (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Taj Gibson Helps The Wolves By Doing The “Dirty Work (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
CP3, Defense & Depth Are Helping To Power The Rockets (from James Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
NBA’s 10 Best Pick-And-Roll Combos (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Warriors Video Breakdown: The Secret Origin Of The Cyclone Play (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Your Next Favorite NBA Role Player Will Come Out Of Europe (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Who Are The Best Rookies Not Named Ben Simmons? (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Jrue Holiday: Scoring In The Paint (from Alex Harari, Locked On Pelicans):
OKC: Week In Review (from Matthew Hallett, Thunderous Inentions):
Thunder Stars: Living Too Much In The Midrange (from Fred Katz, CNHI):
With Wall Out, Beal has Chance To Show How Much He Has Grown  (from Jerry Brewer, Washington Post):
Channing Frye Belongs In Cavs’ Rotation (from Chris Fedor,
LBJ Is Finally Getting Help (from Neil Greenberg, Washington Post):
G-League Open Tryout Players To Watch (from Chris Reichert,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/26/17

Myles Turner: Shutting Down The Interior (from Sean Reynolds, Hashtag Pasketball):
RHJ: When Development & Patience Turn A “Bust” Into A “Steal”  (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Pelicans: Floor Evident, But Ceiling Not Established (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Saturday Recap (from Matt Ellentuck/Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Jazz Pick Apart Bucks’ Trapping Defense (from Andy Larsen,
Celtics: Ball Movement For The Win (from Celtics Blog):
Horford’s Offense Is Not Measured In Scoring (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
ORL: Lacking Trust As Losing Streak Deepens (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Vogel May Need To Hold Magic Players More Accountable (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Denzel Valentine: Showing Signs Of Growth (from Sam Smith,
Heat: Shuffling The Rotation To Keep Dragic Fresh (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):
Thibodeau Preaches Efficient Shots, In Vain (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Mbah A Moute: Incredible Teammate (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype ):
Video Breakdown: Warriors Rip/Cyclone Play  (from Eric Apricot):
Sunday Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Early Season All-Breakout Team (from Jared Hayden, The Sports Quotient):
This Is Definitely A Shooting Foul But CP3 Never Gets This Call (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
KAT Struggles Against Bigger, More Physical Players (from Sam Peterson, Dunking With Wolves):
LBJ And Veteran Bench Are Propelling Cavs (from Jason Patt, Fanrag Sports):
Suns’ Play Has Coach Triano Questioning Himself, Methods (from Scott Bordow,
Robin & Brook Lopez: Raised By A Single Mother To Be Artistic & Athletic (from
Euro Players To Keep An Eye On (from Hoops Hype):
The Influx Of Australian Basketball Players Into The NBA (from Andrew Mentock, 94 Feet Report):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory Of Steve “Snapper” Jones:

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/25/17

Houston’s All-World Playmaking: Endless Possibilities (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
With Horford Facilitating, Celtics Get Back To Beautiful Basketball (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Celtics: Ball Movement An Issue? (from Jay King, Mass Live):
The Positives & Negatives Of Celtics’ Second Unit (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Blitzing Has Become Cavs’ Defensive “Bread And Butter”  (from Chris Fedor,
Ben Simmons: Embracing The PG Label (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Simmons: Inspiring The Next Generation Of Aussie Ballers (from Roy Ward, Sydney Morning herald):
Sixers: The National Narratives Are Wrong (from Jason Blevins, The Sixer Sense):
Timberwolves: Where’s The Defense? (from Roy Ward, Canis Hoopus):
Timberwolves’ Fourth Quarter Issues (from Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune):
Reggie Jackson Is Fueling The Pistons (from Jesus Gomez, Fanrag Sports):
RHJ’s Growth (from Nick Agar-Johnson, Hashtag Basketball):
With These Pacers, You Just Never Know (from Mark Monteith,
Raptors: Big Man Rotation Issues (from Michael Grange,
Q & A: Domantas Sabonis (from Warren Shaw, BBall Breakdown):
Magic Must Mix Up Rotation To Regain Intensity (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Friday Recap, With Links To Game Stories (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
Trey Burke: Reviving His Career In G-League (from Eric Woodyard, Deseret News):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/10/17 PART ONE

Why Is OKC Struggling In The Clutch? (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
An Early Look At Rookie Shot Charts (from Positive Residual, Nylon Calculus):
Who Are The Suns, After Trading All Their PGs?  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Capela Is The Key To The Rockets’ Future (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
Zach Lowe’s Weekly Review (from ESPN):
Nuggets: How To Best Use Offensive Genius/Defensive Liability Jokic (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Nuggets’ Trends Through 12 Games  (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Missing Kawhi (from Nate Wolf, NBA Math):
Bojan Bogdanovic: Coming Into His Own (from Tony East, 8Points9Seconds):
Jimmy Butler & Thibs (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Ntilikina: Already Thriving With KP (from John Hugar, The Step Back):
Thursday Recap (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
TOR 122, NOP 118 (from William Lou, Medium):
Can Mudiay Break Out?  (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
Warriors On Pace For Best Offensive Season Ever (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Warriors: Winning With Defense (from Associated Press):
The Warriors’ Bench (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Timberwolves’ Path To WC Primacy: Promising But Uncertain (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
–  Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Spin Move (from Brian Sampson):
Finishes, More Than Starts, Are Undoing The Wizards (from Ben Standig, Fanrag Sorts):
Derrick Rose: Expectations Vs. Reality (from Kyle Hesketh, King James Gospel):
Why Are The Knicks Thriving? (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):
–  Lonzo Should Be More Aggressive; What Does That Mean?  (from Jakarri Hamlin, Lake Show Life):
Q&A: Kendrick Perkins (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):