Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/25/18

Cavs: Feeling The Love (from Joe Gabriele, Cavs.com):
Why KLove Wanted To Stay With Cavs (from Terry Pluto, Cleveland.com):
What We Learned About Nick Nurse At Summer League (from Vivek Jacob, sportsnet.ca):
The NBA’s Female Power Brokers (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Abdel Nader: OKC’s Latest Perimeter Piece In Small-Ball Overhaul  (from Brett Dawson, newsok.com):
Tobias Harris Learned His Worth With Two Big Phone Calls (from Broderick Turner, LA Times):
Grizzlies: Mike Conley, Building Toward Healthy Return (from Michael Wallace, Grind City Media):
Shane Larkin Analyzes Jason Tatum’s Game (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe)
Celtics: Rozier’s Passing Shows Room For Improvement (from Daniel Poarch, Celtics Blog):
Trae Young: Summer League Scouting Report (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
The Dubs’ Passing Is Historically Great (from Brady Klopfer, Golden State Of Mind/Ben Taylor, Nylon Calculus):
Nuggets: Millsap’s Expected 2018-19 Role (from James Siegle, Nugg Love):
5 Places Wolves Rookies Should Help On Defense (from Pietro Caddeo, Dunking With Wolves):
Thoughts On Offseason Developments (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Lakers Film Room: How LBJ, Rondo & Lonzo Will Get Their Assists (from Pete Zayas, The Athletic):
Video Breakdown: Michael Beasley (from Joey Ramirez, Lakers.com):
Ettore Messina Clinic Notes (from Zak Boisvert, Pick And Pop):
Sixers: Jonah Bolden’s Golden Opportunity To Claim Back-up Center Spot (from Jake Hyman, Liberty Ballers):
Raptors: Poeltl Will Be Hard To Replace (from Jordan Fleguel, Raptors Rapture):
TBT: The Elam Ending (from Matt Yoder, The Comeback):
Predicting ROY Favorites And Surprises (from Kevin Pelton/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Wizards: The Dwight Howard Experience (from Nick Arguelles, NBA Analysis Network):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/23/18

Maximizing The Memphis Offense (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
How Lacob & Guber Won The Warriors (from Ethan Strauss, The Athletic):
Film Room: Kokoskov’s Ability To Create A System That Fits Personnel (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
How The Thunder Offense Can Evolve Without Melo (from Jeremy Lambert, The Step Back):
How Will Schroder Fit With The Thunder? (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
A Conversation With Isaiah Thomas (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
Biggest Hurdle For Each Top Ten Rookie In 2018-19  (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Rockets: James Ennis Is A Two-Way Fit (from Kelly Iko, USA Today):
Ranking EC Teams’ Benches (from J. Michael, Indy Star):
Will Jared Sullinger Get Another Chance In The NBA? (from Bob Baptist, The Athletic):
Summer League Scouting Report: Mitchell Robinson (from Bjorn Zetterberg, Cleaning The Glass):
The Most Intriguing Players From Summer League (from The Crossover, Sports Illustrated):
Undrafted Rookies Who Performed Well In Summer League (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Meet The Lakers’ International Scouting Prodigy Who Still Lives At Home (from Bill Oram, The Athletic):
How Will LBJ Impact 2019 Free Agency? (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
The Blazers Needed To Add Transition Scorers (from Nate Mann, Rip City Project):
What If Sabonis Takes Another Step Forward? (from Andrew Disinger, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/19/18

NOTE: We will publish a special “TOR-SAS Trade, Day Two Reaction” edition later today
Josh Hart’s SL Play Foreshadows A Major Role In L.A.  (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
The LBJ Effect On The Lakers (from BBall Breakdown):
Reminder: The Sixers Are Star-Developing, Too (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
The Knicks Unleashed The Kevin Knox We Didn’t See At Kentucky (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
What Ojeleye Worked On At Summer League (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Celtics: Paying Smart Is Worth The Cost (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Treadmill Mentality (from Jevon Carter, The Players’ Tribune):
Q & A: Nuggets TV Analyst Scott Hastings, Part Two (from Mike Olson, Denver Stiffs):
How Jamal Murray Can Become Nuggets’ Second Star (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Treveon Graham Brings Shooting, Defense To Nets (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Daily):
How The NBA’s Improved Hiring Process Is Leading To More Female Referees (from Tim Cato, The Athletic):
The Great NBA SL Analysis Manifesto (from Brandon Anderson, 94 Feet Report):
Read it here: https://94feetreport.com/nba-summer-league-analysis-manifesto-2018-basketball-every-team-ayton-trae-bagley-bamba-hart-sexton-knox-ad48b24fdca3
The Most Impressive SL Rookies (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Bulls: Hoiberg Has A Young Core To Mold (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Garrett Temple Brings Leadership To Memphis (from Peter Edmiston, Commercial Appeal):
What’s It Like To Play For Brad Stevens? (from Nicole Yang, Bosotn.com):
Why Teams Don’t Just Waive Bad Contracts (from Dave Deckard, Blazer’s Edge):
The Best Is Yet To Come For Trevon Bluiett (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/14/18 PART ONE

What Does Summer League Performance Mean? (from Coach Nick/Fran Fraschilla, BBall Breakdown):
Bamba & Isaac: The Magic’s Latest Hope (from Michael Lee, Yahoo.com):
Kevin Knox: Totally Different Player Than He Was At Kentucky  (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Isaiah Thomas Has A Chance To Resurrect His Career (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
Summer League Studs Becoming Dark Horse ROY Candidates (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
At Summer League, Referees Are Also Chasing A Dream (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Stop Comparing Trae Young To Steph (from Andrew Sharp/Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
With Demands Growing, NBA Coaches Game Plan For Better Health (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
Otto Porter Remains Unappreciated – And It’s Time He Forces Change (from Ben Standig, The Sports Capitol):
Jack Cooley: Hungry To Prove He Belongs (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Notes On The Nuggets’ Transaction Timing (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Nets’ Dawson Should Feel Right At Home In Brooklyn (from Stefan Bondy, NY Daily News):
The Suns Are Running Out Of PG Options (from Brendon Kleen, Valley Of The Suns):
Nuggets: Banking On Continuity (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
How Does Julius Randle Fit In New Orleans? (from Jake Paynting, Def Pen):
What The Nets, Nuggets & Hawks Got From Thursday Night’s Salary Swaps (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):
3 And D: The D Needs To Stand For Dimensions, Not Just Defense (from Will Muckian, Medium):
His H.S. Coach Explains What Kind  Of Player Celtics Are Getting In Robert Williams (from Nicole Yang, Boston.com):
Can Any Pacers SL Players Make An Immediate Impact?  (from Ben Pfeifer, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
Free Agency: Behind The One-Year Deal Trend (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Josh Hart Might Be The Best Laker Fit Playing With LBJ (from Harrison Faigen, Silver Screen And Roll):
Anthony Carter: Still Scrapping For Heat; This Time In Coach Mode (from Ira  Winderman, SunSentinel):
How Does MIA Manage Its SG Glut? (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
2017-18 Position Estimates:

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/13/18

Q & A: New Hawks HC Lloyd Pierce (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
What’s Next For The Cavs? (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Sixers: With Help Of Data Scientist, Coaches, Analytics Dept. Seek To Strengthen Communication (from Brian Seltzer, Sixers.com):
How NBA GMs Vacation & Deal With Cell Phone Addiction (from Tim Cato, The Athletic):
OKC: Daniel Hamilton Hopes Year At PG Proves Valuable In NBA Quest (from Brett Dawson, newsok.com):
Cavs: Speeding Up Should Help Sexton & Osman (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Nets: Turning Agony into Opportunity (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
MEM: Grit & Grind Is Back, Sort Of (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Why Wagner May Be Perfect Fit For LBJ, Lakers (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Adebayo: Heat’s Future At Center?  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Can Watanabe Become Japan’s Second-Ever NBA Player? (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Marcus Smart Sign-And-Trade Considerations (from Ryan Bernardoni, Danger Cart):
Raptors: Nick Nurse’s Expectations (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):
Why James Ennis Is A Perfect Fit For The Rockets (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
Kevin Knox Could Be A Star For Knicks (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
The Knicks May Have Unearthed A Gem In Mitchell Robinson (from Tommy Beer, Forbes):
Wendell Carter: The Bulls May Have Hit It Big (from Ricky O’Donnell, SB Nation):
Q & A: Dell Demps (from Rod Walker, The Advocate):
Isaac Bonga Wouldn’t Be The Lakers’ First 6’9″ PG (from Bill Oram, The Athletic):
Trade Tracker: Grades & Details (from ESPN):
Most Impactful FA Signings Of The Summer (from Jonathan Macri, The Step Back):
LVSL: Rookie Observations (from Dan Woike, LA Times):
Free Agency Update (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Free Agency & Summer League Observations (from Kyle Ratke, timberwoves.com):
Anfernee Simons: The Draft Class’ Biggest Enigma (from Sean Highkin, Bleacher Report):