Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/30/18

CHA: Q & A: Kemba Walker (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
CLE: Appreciating Larry Nance, Jr (from David Wood, The Wood Shop):
Read and watch it here:  http://www.cavstheblog.com/?p=53921
DAL: Luka Doncic Has The Goods (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):
DEN: Malik Beasley Deserves To Start (from Daniel C. Lewis, Denver Stiffs):
DEN: Nuggets Have Room For Growth (from Mike Singer, Denver Post):
GSW: Klay Thompson On The Hidden Art & Craft Of His Game (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
GSW: Klay Thompson Sets Single-Game 3-Point Record  (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
GSW: McKinnie’s Unlikely Journey To The NBA (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
GSW: KD Has Prioritized His Life (from Michael Lee, The Athletic):
HOU: Why The Rockets Aren’t Switching Away From Switching – Yet  (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle)
HOU: Troubling Observations From Rockets’ First 5 Games (from Eric Spyropolous, Red94):
LAC: Q & A: Doc Rivers (from Justin Barrasso, Sports Illustrated):
LAC: Montrezl Harrell Might Be The Most Impactful Clipper So Far This Season (from Chris Murch, Clips Nation):
LAL: The Lakers’ Faith In JaVale McGee Is Paying Off (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
MEM: JJJ Is Just Here To Play His Game (from David Ramil, The Step Back):
NOP: Julius Randle Is The Perfect Bench Spark (from Jake Paynting, Real Ball Insiders):
OKC: Thunder’s Shots Will Fall: The Math Guarantees It (from Stephen Dolan, Thunderous Intentions):
POR: Lilliard Is More Than A Trail Blazer In Portland (from Jason Quick, The Athletic):
SAC: Harry Giles Would Like To Re-Introduce Himself (from David Gardner, Bleacher Report):
TOR: Chris Boucher Is Making Good On His Second Chance (from Blake Murphy, The Athletic):
MIL 124, TOR 109 (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic):
Will Defenses Be Able To Adapt To The Rule Changes That Promote Offense? (from Justin Verrier, The Ringer):
10 Early Season NBA Trends (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Why This Season Will Shatter Scoring Records (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
The Return of Post-Ups (from Aidan Lising, DefPen):
Read and watch it here:  https://defpen.com/return-nba-post-ups/
Which Games Will Teams Lose Because Of The Schedule?  (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):
Why DeAndre Jordan Will Shoot 70% From The Line This Season (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Sergio Llull, The Last, Best Player Not In The NBA (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
Early Season Surprises (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Four Factors Summary (from Cleaning The Glass):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/11/18

The Draft: Wanted: Modern NBA Big Men (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
–  The Draft: Breaking Down The Pick-And-Roll Play Of Doncic, Young & Sexton (from Liam Flynn, Cleaning The Glass):
The Bulls: 20 Years Since The Dissolution Of The Dynasty (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
An Insider’s Look At Kostas Antetokounmpo (from Spencer Davies, Basketball insiders):
Sixers Need A Leader Who Is A Master Of The NBA Marketplace (from David Murphy, philly.com):
The Celtics Could Be The NBA’s Next Evolution (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
How LBJ To The Rockets Could Happen (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
The Warriors: Switching To Defang The Pick And Roll (from Dan Clayton, Clutch Points):
Dubs: Some Very Important Things Were Amplified And Validated In The Title Run (from Tim Kawakami, The Athletic):
How The Push For Parity Enabled GSW To Form A Super Team (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
The Dubs “Bent But Never Broke” (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
Warriors’ Offseason Preview (from Ben Ladner, Sports Illustrated):
Thon Maker: Just Getting Started? (from Kane Pitman, The Pick And Roll):
Free Agency: Marcus Smart Is Sure To Draw Interest  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald);

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/2/18

Five Crucial Game One Insights (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Game One Notes (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
From Ben Werth, Cavs: The Blog:  http://www.cavstheblog.com/?p=52509
Posting Up LBJ Might Be Cavs Best Option (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
The Cavs Screened In The Corner & Hunted Curry In Game One (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
Video: How The Dubs Defended LBJ In OT (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
The Importance Of Shaun Livingston (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Rebounding Helped Keep The Cavs Close (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Cavs: No Choice But To Stick With JR? (from Greg Swartz, Bleacher Report):
How Will Knicks Use Their PGs? (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Jaylen Brown: More Valuable Than Any Draft Pick (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Celtics: Fixing Remaining Defensive Hole (from Ian Riaf, Hardwood Houdini):
Aron Baynes: More Than Rim Protector (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Potential Draft Steals Who Could Break Out In The NBA (from Mike Schmitz, SPN):
The Best RFAs Available This Summer (from Robby Kalland, Dime Mag):
Raptors: Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
Raptors: The Case For Big Change (from Anthony Doyle, Raptors Republic):
Hornets: Mangok Mathiang’s Journey To The NBA (from Nick Metallinos, ESPN):
G-League: Josh Hagins Q & A (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Egor Koulechov: 5 Years, 3 Schools, 1 NBA Dream (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/31/18

– Finals Preview:
How Curry Ignites The Warriors (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):
KLove Satisfied As Strained Season Leads To Finals (from Tom Withers, Associated Press):
Quantifying Defensive Versatility In The Playoffs (from Patrick Miller, Nylon Calculus):
Does Three-Point Shooting Suffer In The Playoffs?  (from Zach Kram, The Ringer):
The Timberwolves’ Style Fits These Playoffs (from Dane Moore, Zone Coverage):
What Ben Simmons Can Take From DWade’s Game (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Laker Film Room: How Kuzma Can Take His Post Moves From Good To Great (from Silver Screen & Roll):
Clifford Says Previous Years With Magic Were The Best Of His NBA Coaching Career (from John Denton, magic.com):
Draft Decision Day Winners & Losers (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Summer Search For Consistency: Billy Donovan Challenges Himself In The Offseason (from Nick Gallo, Thunder.com):
The Potential Legal Consequences Of The Twitter Controversy  (from Michael McCann, Sports Illustrated):
Mo Bamba: The Man, The Myth, The Wingspan (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/19/18

Jaylen Brown Is Relentless (from Michael DePrisco, Celtics Blog):
What Boston’s Defense Is Doing To LBJ (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Video: ECF Game Two Film Thread (from Mike Zavagno):
Lue Wants Cavs To Speed Things Up (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
Video: Brad Stevens Has Mastered The Timeout (from Chauncey Billups, ESPN):
Marcus Morris: Embracing The Playoff Challenge (from Jay King, The Athletic):
How Terry Rozier’s Bond With His Sister Has Shaped Them Both (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
What To Watch For As WCF Resumes (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
The Warriors: Too Much Iso-KD? (from Carson Parodi, Golden Gate Sports):
WCF: Showing Multiple Bodies (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Curry Isn’t Worried About His Offensive Struggles (from Chris Haynes, ESPN):
Sixers’ Playoff Lesson: Embiid’s Post-Ups & Passing (from Tom West, Liberty Ballers):
Q & A: DeMarcus Cousins (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Big Men In The Draft (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):
Clippers Value The 30 Minutes They Got With Each Prospect At The Combine (from Broderick Turner, LA Times):
Which Players Without Agents Helped Or Hurt Their Stock At The Combine? (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
At The Combine, Mystery Can Be More Valuable Than Getting On The Court (from Jesse Dougherty, Washington Post):
Why The NBA Abandoned Roy Hibbert (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Suns’ Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Knicks’ Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
The Basketball Community Says Goodbye To Bret Bearup (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
NOTE: Bret was a great friend to Basketball Intelligence.  We appreciated his support and wise counsel. He will be greatly missed.  R.I.P.
Season Review: Andre Roberson (from Alex McEwen, Thunderous Intentions):
NBA’s Two-Way Contract Provides Challenges, Opportunities  (from Hunter Robinson, Cronkite News):
The Euroleague Players Association Is Formally Launched (from Emmet Ryan, Ball In Europe):