Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/2/17 PART ONE

The Rockets Are Terrifying (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
Derrick Favors’ Resurgence (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
How Much Has The Cavs’ Defense Truly Improved During The Win Streak? (from Chris Fedor,
The Flaw In The Hornets’ Defensive Scheme (from Jon DeLong, t The Hive):
Donovan Mitchell: Star In The Making (from Duncan Smith, BBall Breakdown):
Adebayo: Welcome To A Bigger Role (from Barry Jackson, Miami Herald):
Adebayo Shines On Defense Vs. Dwight Howard (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):
Why The NBA Is Calling Way More Travelling  (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
Spurs’ Playbook: The Power Of The Drive & Kick (from Mark Travis, Pounding The Rock):
Spurs: So Far So Good (from Ethan Farina, Air Alamo):
GSW: Jordan Bell Expected To Receive More Consistent Minutes (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Sixers: Amir Johnson Is Providing More Than Just Locker Room Presence  (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Player Contract Bonuses To Watch (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
TOR 120, IND 115 (from William Lou, Medium):
Diagnosing & Solving The Magic’s Defensive Problems  (form Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
“Why I’m Optimistic About G-League’s Future” (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Is It Time For The Clippers To “Trust The Process”?  (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
4 Players Off To Amazing Starts Who You Need To Watch (from Cato/Wedworth/Ellentuck, SBNation):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/9/17

The Grizzlies Are Back Like They Never Left (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Video Breakdown: With ‘Melo Gone, How Porzingis Is Unleashing His Fury On The League (from Dylan Hughes, 16 Wins):
Why The Knicks Are Winning (form Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Rockets: Taking 3-Pointers Higher (from Zach Kram, The Ringer):
Nets Shouldn’t Reach For A Big Man (from Jacob Ahlmann, Nothin’ But Nets):
The Thunder’s Supporting Cast: Adams, Felton, Grant (from David Brandon, 16 Wins):
How Bledsoe Fits With The Bucks (from Duncan Smith, BBall Breakdown):
Suns: The Final Grade For The Trade Is Still Up In The Air (from Rod Argent, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Pacers: What’s Going Wrong In 4th Quarters?  (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Jokic Adds Another Weapon (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
D’Antoni: A Matter Of Time Until Capela Is Elite (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
Bradley Beal Has Added New Elements To His Offensive Game (from Alan Jenkins, Bullets Forever):
Otto Porter Is Proving He’s A Max Player (from Faizan Hasnany, NBA Math):
Are The Superstar Foul-Chasers Suddenly In Trouble? (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
How The Pistons Have Improved (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
Officiating: Analyzing The Last Two Minute Report (from Russell Goldenberg, The Pudding):
Jabari Parker’s Latest Rehab Progress (from Steve Aschburner,
Isaiah Whitehead: Getting Another Chance With Nets (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
How Mudiay Can Improve (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Wednesday Recap (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
Coaches Are Still Adjusting To The New Timeout Rules (from Mike Richman, Oregon Live):
Who’s To Blame For Thunder’s Offensive Regression? (from Jeremy Lambert, Thunderous Intentions):
4 Things The Jazz Should Try (from Jared Woodcox, The J Notes):
Grizzlies: James Ennis Is Capitalizing In Transition (from Dennis Dow, Beale Street Bears):
Payton Reinvigorates The Magic’s Offense (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
2018 Draft: The Top NCAA Players The NBA Has Its Eyes On (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/26/17

 GSW 117, TOR 112 (from William Lou,
Video Breakdown Of Game-Ending 10-0 Run (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Wednesday Night Recap (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
SAS 117, MIA 100 (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Timberwolves: Where Is The Transition “D”?  (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum: Exceeding Expectations (from Paolo Uggeti, The Ringer):
Bulls: Kay Felder: Small Size, Big Heart (from Sam Smith,
5 Players Making The Most Of New Opportunities (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The ringer):
Aaron Gordon: Prospering At PF (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Dejounte Murray Is Breaking Out (from Jesus Gomez, BBall Breakdown):
Nets: Sean Marks & Kenny Atkinson Have “Switched The Culture” (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Pelicans: The Problem Is The Rest Of The Roster (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Brad Stevens’ Magic Touch (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
The Scars That Shaped Jabari Parker (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
5 Ways To Fix “One-and-Done” (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Elbow Injury Forced LBJ To Change Shooting Motion (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
LBJ Can Play Any Position At Any Time (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
LBJ: The NBA’s Prometheus (from Jason Concepion, The Ringer):
Q&A: Hassan Whiteside (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
How Craig Robinson Wound Up Working For The Knicks (from Adam Zagoria,
Travelling Violations Are Way Up (from Positive Residual, Nylon Calculus):
Video Compilation: Snap Series Run By 76ers/Pistons (From Zak Boisvert,
Shane Larkin Makes Most Of His Chances With Celtics (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Fultz’ Trainer Sheds Light On Strange Injury Saga (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Marques Johnson Discusses Bucks’ “Return To The Mecca” Game (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
Swanigan Proving To Be Late Draft Steal (from David Woods, Indy Star):
Ask Ben: Game-To-Game Strategy & More (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Suns’ Defense: Effort is The First Step (from Ben Falk):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/29/17

Modern NBA Offense: How Is The Post-Up Utilized  (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Spurs: Bench Production Is A Reliable Strength (from John Schuhmann,
Breaking Down A Summer Of Blockbuster Trades (from Jeremy Layton/Bobby Marks, NY Post):
Jaylen Brown Looks To Up His Defensive Play (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
As Training Camps Open, Every Team’s Biggest Flaw (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Rookies With The Steepest Learning Curves (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Grading The Magic’s Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Shane Larkin’s Second Chance  (from Benny Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Despite Distance, Miami Heat Forging True Partnership With Its G-League Team  (from Chris Reichert,
Raptors Talk About Change While Remaining The Same (from Jesus Gomez, Fanrag Sports):
Raptors: Greater Focus On Off-Season Conditioning (from
Blatant Tanking To Get Slightly Less Valuable For Some Teams (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Sixers Have Three Weeks To Figure Themselves Out (from David Murphy,
Mavericks: Lack Of Paint Shots, Free Throws (from John Schuhmann,
Taurean Prince: Ready For Expanded Role (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
Jahlil Okafor: Extreme Reclamation Project  (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Pelicans: Three Storylines  (from Evan Dyal, Sir Charles In Charge):
Slimmer Nurkic Grasps His Role (from Casey Holdahl,
How A Year Away From Hoops Made Ben Simmons Better  (from Kyle Neubeck,
Millsap Solidifies Nuggets’ Incredible Culture Shift (from TJ McBride, BSNDenver):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/27/17

Could Thomas’ Injury Derail The Trade? (from Michael McCann, Sports Illustrated):
Isaiah Thomas: Victim Of His Impending Free Agency & Other Sunday Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
New-Look Celtics Won’t Work Right Away (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
Influx Of Vets Might Be Right Tonic For Timberwolves (from Shaun Powell,
Kings’ New Assistant GM Brandon Williams (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Marreese Speights: Finally Heading Home (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
The Hornets’ Best Lineups (from Evan Dyal, At The Hive):
Mitchell Robinson Update: Returning To WKU? (from Chad Bishop,