Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/19/19

ATL: Trae Young’s Elite “Floater”  (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
BOS: Takeaways From Loss To DEN (from Keith Smith, Celtics Blog):
DEN: IT Gets His Moment (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
DEN: Film Study From Win Over Pacers (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
DET: Kennard Has Added The Step-Back (from James Edwards III, The Athletic):
GSW: The Winding Road That Led Bogut Back To The Warriors (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
IND: How IS IND Keeping Pace In The East?  (from Derek Reifer, Corner Three):
LAL: G-League: Spencer Hawes Won’t Quit (from Kyle Goon, SCNG.com ):
MEM: Rabb Continues To Impress (from BBall Index):
MEM: Grizzlies Have Stayed True To Defensive Foundation (from Beale Street Bears):
MIA: How Good Can Adebayo Become? (from Sam DiGiovanni, Hoops Habit):
PHO: Bender Is Providing Stability (from Bob Young, The Athletic):
PHO: Maybe We Were Too Hard On Ayton (from Nekias Duncan, The Basketball Writers):
SAS: Poeltl’s Quick Adjustment To The Spurs’ Way (from Nick Agar-Johnson, Hashtag Sports):
TOR: Raptors Need Lowry Back To Sustain Team’s Improved Shooting & Passing (from Eric Koreen, The Athletic):
How A Video Room Preps A Team For The Playoffs (from Mo Dakhil):
Video: Daily ATO (from Adam Spinella):
Q & A:  The Goble Brothers: NBA Refs  (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
Best Draft Prospects In Each Tournament Region (from Brad Rowland, Dime Mag):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/19/19

BOS: Behind The Scenes With G-League Coach Brandon Bailey (from Jared Weiss, The Athletic):
CHI: WCJ Stands Out By Blending In (from Jackson Frank, The Step Back):
CHI: Otto Porter’s Value To The Bulls (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
GSW: DMC: Unifying Figure (from Tim Kawakami, The Athletic):
IND: Sumner’s Extreme Length Elevates His Play (from Tony East, BBall Index):
IND: Sabonis’ Case For 6MOY  (from Jim Ayello, Indy Star):
LAL: Brandon Ingram Is Quietly Improving (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
MIL: Video: Brook Lopez’ Unnoticed Good Defense (from NBA Film Room):
MIN: The Resurrection Of Luol Deng (from Britt Robson, The Athletic):
NOP: How Jrue Holiday Slows Down Elite Scorers (from Mike Delayo, The Bird Writes):
PHI: Harris Has Been More Than A Scorer (from Andrew Favakeh, Liberty Ballers ):
POR: Jake Layman’s Emergence (from Jared Cowley, KGW):
SAC: Fox & The Kings Are Not Going Away (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
The Real Season Starts Now For EC Contenders (from Mahoney/Nadkarni/Sharp/Mannix, Sports Illustrated):
Best Clutch Scorers So Far This Season (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
2019 Draft: Top Two International Prospects (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Best Draft Prospects At 2019 Basketball Without Borders Global Camp (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
How Chris-Douglas Roberts Became Supreme Bey (from Dana O’Neil, The Athletic):
How Donaghy Conspired To Fix Games (from Scott Eden, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/18/19

 – BKN: Sean Marks, The MF Who Saved The Nets (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
BKN: Getting Healthy For The Stretch Run (from Phil Watson, Nothin’ But Nets):
*BOS: 10 Years Later, The Day The Celtics’ Dynasty Hopes Buckled (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
DET: Thon Maker: No Regrets (from Kane Pitman, ESPN):
GSW: Should The Dubs Rechannel Their Anger? (from Scott Ostler, SF Chronicle):
IND: Nate McMillan Crafts Pacers In His Own “Old School” Image (from J. Michael, Indy Star):
IND: Could Tamika Catchings Become The NBA’s 1st Female  GM? (from Matt Foley, Ozy.com):
OKC: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (from Austin Sternlicht, Thunderous Intentions):
ORL: Bamba Plans To “Fiercely” Work Way Back From Injury (from Roy Parry, Orlando Sentinel):
TOR: Why Ujiri Has Been Great For The Raptors (from Darien Chetram, Raptors Rapture):
WAS: Bradley Beal Refuses To Give Up (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
What’s Missing From Most Trade Machine Proposals: Intelligence And Logic (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Charting Player Passing Lanes (from Todd Whitehead, Nylon Calculus):
How Muggsy Bogues Saved His Brother’s Life & Found Meaning (from Richard Graff, ESPN):
Calling The Shots: Bill Spooner Has Been An NBA Ref For 30 Years (from Eliav Applebaum, The Acorn):
Two-Way Contract Standouts, Part Two (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
QOTD: From Kevin Durant:  “The NBA game in general is getting overlooked by speculation and everything. It’s the soap opera, and we’re all actors just trying to play our roles.

*BOS: 10 Years Later, The Day The Celtics’ Dynasty Hopes Buckled (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/12/19 PART ONE

– BKN: Napier Is Quite The Luxury (from Jonathan Rosenberg, BBall Index):
– BKN: The Loss At Toronto Was Encouraging (from Phil Watson, Nothin’ But Nets):
– BOS: Jayson Tatum And The Art Of Getting To FT Line (from Max Carlin, Celtics Blog):
– CLE: Steven Adams, The Ultimate Yeoman (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
– DEN: Nuggets’ Depth Is A Good Problem (from Sean Keeler, Denver Post):
Read it here:  https://www.denverpost.com/2019/02/12/isaiah-thomas-michael-malone-denver-nuggets/

– GSW: Steph Curry’s Game Is More Than Just The Shot (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
– HOU: Harden’s Leadership (from Alykhan Bijani, The Athletic):
– HOU: Harden Is Rockets’ MVP But Playoff Hopes Hinge On CP3 (from Ben Golliver, Washingotn Post):
Read it here:   http://wapo.st/2GzSMzP
 IND: What Can Wesley Matthews Bring To The Pacers?  (from Tony East, BBall Index):
– LAL: Walton Says Lakers Need To Re-Find Passion For Playing Defense (from Alex Regla, Silver Screen And Roll):
– MIA: Winslow Now Countering Opponents’ Counterpoints (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
MIL: Khris Middleton: Perfect 2nd Option (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
– MIL: Brook Lopez Stretches The Bucks’ Offense By Shooting Threes (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
– OKC: Westbrook Is Thriving With PG In Control (from Nate Scott, USA Today):
– ORL:  Jonathan Isaac Breaks Out (from Luke Duffy, Hoops Habit):
– PHI: Simmons Three-Point Attempt (from Rich Hoffman, The Athletic):
– POR: Seth Curry On Blazing His Own Career Path (from Jason Quick, The Athletic):
– SAC: Bagley Is Getting Opportunities To Dominate  (from BS West, Sactown Royalty):
– The Art Of Talking To Refs (from Alex Wong, Yahoo Sports):
– AND1’s Influence On Today’s NBA Handles (from Leo Sepkowitz, Bleacher Report):

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

BOS: Stevens, Irving Call Out Celtics After Another Loss  (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
CHA: Video Breakdown: Kemba’s 60 Point Game (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
CHI: The Injured, Rebuilding Bulls Are Where They Are Supposed To Be (from Mark Strotman, NBC Sports):
CLE: Sexton Grows In Starting Role  (from Marla Ridenour, cantonrep.com):
GSW: Video Breakdown: The Positives From The Latest Loss (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
GSW: Joe Lacob On Green, Durant  (from Al Sarcevic, SF Chronicle):
MEM: 3 Reasons Grizzlies Are For Real (from Chris Kern, Beale Street Bears):
MIL: Henson’s Injury Gives Maker Another Chance To Prove Himself (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline.com):
NOP: Learning To Adjust To Life Without True PG Payton (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
NOP: AD’s Improved Passing (from Andrew Lopez, NOLA.com):
NYK: An In-Depth Look Into Ntilikina’s Shooting (from Tom Piccolo, BBall Index):
ORL: Tougher, More Resilient Under Clifford (from John Denton, magic.com):
PHO: What’s Behind Booker’s Slow Start? (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Hait):
POR: Blazers Lean On Togetherness (from Jason Quick, The Athletic):
SAC: Kings Respond To Report That Joerger Could Be Fired Over Philosophical Differences  (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
SAS: Aldridge’s Slump Highlighted By Unusual Shot Percentages (from Rob Wolkenbrod, Forbes):
SAS: Don’t Give Up On Bertans (from Jesus Gomez, Pounding The Rock):
TOR: Kyle Lowry: Master Of Taking Charges (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
McCutcheon: Officials Put Emphasis On Communication (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):