Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/27/18

Nuggets Need MillsapTo Fill In The Blanks  (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The EuroLeague’s Best Players: 50-41  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Q & A:  Steve Kerr (from Scott Ostler, SF Chronicle):
This Is Personal (from Steph Curry, The Players’ Tribune):
Spurs: Derozan Will Help In The Pick-And-Roll (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
Expect Big Changes To The  Spurs’ Pick-And-Roll Attack (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
Cavs’ Coach Lue Looks Forward To New Challenges (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Jazz: Royce O’Neale Was A Revelation Last Season; Now He’s Planning His Encore (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
What Exum Needs To Show Next Season  (from John Keeffer, The J Notes):
Celtics: Why Healthy Hayward Is So Important (from A. Sherrod Blakely, NBC Sports):
A By-The-Numbers Look At The Jazz’ 2017-18 Season (from Ryan Aston, The J Notes):
Heat: Can Adebayo & Whiteside Co-Exist? (from Brandon Johnson, All U Can Heat):
5 Rookies Who Can Exceed Expectations In 2018-19 (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Q & A: James Nunnally  (from Kyle Ratke, timberwolves.com):
Pacers: How Evans Can Mesh With Oladipo (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
What Has Thon Maker Shown So Far?  (from Theodore Konstantellos, Behind The Buck Pass):
Film Room: Projecting The Magic’s Best Defensive Lineup (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Darius Bazley Opts To Train On His Own Instead Of Going To The G-League (from Shams Charania, The Athletic):
Can Norvel Pelle Make The Sixers’ Roster This Year?  (from Larry Mendte, Hoops Habit):
Knicks: Mudiay’s Longevity Question (from Mike Cortez, The Knicks Wall):
Each Team’s Maximum 2019 Cap Space (from Keith P. Smith,  Real GM):
The New Rule Changes: Good For The Game (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
3 Players Who Raise OKC’s Win Potential (from Fernando Colmenero, Thunderous Intentions):
Q & A: Corey Maggette (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/25/18

Diary of A Rescue: Marc Gasol’s Mission To The Mediterranean  (from Gene Wojciechowski, ESPN):
Grizzlies: Garrett Temple Can Do More Than Just Play Defense (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
The Potential Impact Of The Proposed Shot Clock Rule Change (from Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel):
Remaining Offseason Questions: Northwest Division (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Second-Year Breakout Candidates (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Longest Tenured GMs/Presidents (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Appreciating Nikola Jokic (from Andre Marsh, NBA Quick Report):
Gary Harris Is Growing Into A Complete Offensive Monster (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Jamal Murray Must Improve Defensively (from Joel Rush, Forbes):
Nuggets:  MPJ’s Transition Skills (from Matt Esposito, Hoos Habit):
Bucks: Dellavedova’s Screens Are Impactful (from Ben Rauman, Behind The Buck Pass):
Nets: The Progression Of RHJ’s Jump Shot (from Noah Shatzer, Nets Republic):
Nets: Analyzing D’Angelo Russell’s Defense (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nats Republic):
A Deep Dive Into Utah’s Bench Mob’s Performance (from Andrew Bailey, SLC Dunk):
SVG On The Evolving Role Of The Center (from Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel):
Caboclo Is Getting A Fresh Start With The Rockets (from Blake Murphy, Dime Mag):
Women Are Joining Basketball Ops Around The NBA.  What About The Nets? (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Draft Scouting: Which Players Stood Out In 5-On-5 Action At BWB Europe Camp? (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
An NBA Scouting Director Discusses Kentucky, Duke Stars  (from Adam Zagoria, flohoops.com):
Euroleague Stars Who Could Jump To The NBA Next Summer (from Austin Green, flohoops.com):
International Teams With 4 Or More Former NBA Players (from Hoops Hype):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/6/18

Knicks: How Does Ntilikina Get Better?  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
How LaMarcus Aldridge Got His Groove Back (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
KLove: What Version Will We See Next Season? (from Jordan Brenner, Cleaning The Glass):
What Is Devin Booker’s Ideal Role? (from Scott Levine, 94 Feet Report):
Markelle Fultz And The Yips (from Tim Marcin, Newsweek):
Will Fultz Realize His Potential Next Season?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
How The Pelicans Lost A Star But Became More Dangerous (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Bucks: How Pat Connaughton’s Off-Ball Work Can Help (from Jordan Treske, Behind The Buck Pass):
Nuggets: Who Is Jarred Vanderbilt?  (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Answering The Biggest 2019 Draft Questions (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Rudy Gay Interview (from Don Amore, Hartford Courant);
Shawn Marion Q & A (from Vivek Jacob, sportsnet.ca):
2018-19 ROY Forecast (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Impact Of The 2016 Salary Cap Spike (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Some Ideas For Rules Changes (from Jonathan Schulman, Posting And Toasting):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/31/18

The Improbable Yet Predictable Stardom Of Victor Oladipo (from Nick Zappulla, RealGM):
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Interview (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Best Bargain FA Deals This Offseason (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Why Jimmer Expects Trae To Have More NBA Success Than He Did (from Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo Sports):
Drummond: Adding Three-Point Shot To Arsenal (from Joseph Casciaro, The Score):
Knicks’ GM Scott Perry: Calm & Sticking To The Plan (from Steve Popper, Northjersey.com):
The Best And Most Underrated Offseason Moves (from ESPN):
The Four Basketball Rules You Always Get Wrong (from Coach Nick/Ronnie Nunn, BBall Breakdown):
LBJ Shows Off His New School (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
After Medical Procedures, Paul George Is Looking Like His Old Self (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Video Breakdown: Daniel Theis, Rim Protector (from Celtics Blog):
Khris Middleton: (Re)Setting The Standard (form Eric Nehm, bucks.com):
Wizards Give Enigmatic Dwight Howard His (Latest) New Chance (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Jarrett Allen Embraces Life On And Off The Court (from Leo Sepkowitz, Bleacher Report):
Look To The Past To See How Dubs Could Use Cousins  (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Suns: Evaluating A Josh Jackson/Mikal Bridges Pairing (from Roger Acker, Valley Of The Suns):
Pistons: What To Expect From GRIII (from Justin Lambregtse, NBA Analysis Network):
Bucks Set Up To Succeed With Help From The Wisconsin Herd (from Adam McGee, Behind The Buck Pass):
Longest-Tenured Head Coaches (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Why Jock Landale Rejected NBA Offers (from Michael Randall, Fraser Coast Chronicle):
The (Updated) Math Of Transition Defense (from Joseph Nation, Nylon Calculus:
Game Theory And The Deep Three (from Senthil Natarajan, Nylon Calculus):
Real Plus-Minus Is Less Real When Players Change Teams (from Andrew Johnson, Nylon Calculus):
NBA Policy Gives Long-Term Employees Sabbaticals (from John Lombardo, New York Business Journal):

 

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, cleveland.com):
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):