Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/16/18

Gar Forman Opens Up (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):

Top Defenders In The Draft (from Chris Walder, The Score):
DeAndre Ayton Scouting Report (from Jeff Siegel, Peachtree Hoops):
Video: Robert Williams Draft Comparison (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Video: Mo Bamba Draft Comparison (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Video: JJJ’s Draft Comparison (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Inside The Summer Of Mikal Bridges (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Zhaire Smith & De’Anthony Melton: Not Donovan Mitchell But… (from Chris Stone, Sporting News):
2018 Draft Guide (from Kevin O’Connor et al, The Ringer):
Draft Q & A: Cole Zwicker (from Aaron Goldstone, Orlando Pinstriped Post):
Memo: NBA Draft Eligibility Could Shift By 2021 (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Breaking Down The Scenarios On How A Trade For Kawhi Would Work (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Where Will Kawhi End Up? A Breakdown Of The Possibilities (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic);
What To Make Of Kawhi’s Trade Request (from Jesus Gomez, Pounding The Rock):
– Admiral Schofield Reflects On Lessons From NBA Draft Process (from Mike Wilson, Knoxville News Sentinel):
Oscar Robertson To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award (from NBA.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/26/17 PART ONE

Fultz Proved His Mettle At DeMatha High School (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Behind The Scenes As The Lakers Prepared To Draft Lonzo (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
The Butler Trade: What Now? (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
There’s More Than Unparalleled Athleticism To Dennis Smith’s Game (from Bobby Karalla, Mavs.com):
Undrafted, Not Unwelcome (from Andy Wittry, Sporting News):
Three Undrafted Free Agents To Watch In Summer League (from Max Holm, Hoops Habit):
Video Breakdown: Cavs’ Elevator Doors In Finals’ Game Four (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Jimmy Butler: From Texas To NBA Stardom To Timberwolves (from Chip Scoggins, Tribune News service);
Interview: Pete Philo On The Draft And Being A Pro Scout (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Understanding NBA Salaries As A Percentage Of The Cap (from Joel Rush, BSNDenver):
Caleb Swanigan’s Stunning Life Turnaround (from Aaron Mesh, wweek.com):
Magic’s Isaac, Iwundu Grew To Become NBA Players (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Helping Jonathan Isaac’s Development (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
What The Bucks Learned From The Finals (from Josh Cornelissen, Behind The Buck Pass);
–  Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
–  Okafor: A Good Reminder That Sure Things Aren’t Always (from Bob Ford, philly.com):
Life cycle of NBA rumor reporting: 1: The root rumor 2: wild mutations 3: “highly unlikely” that anything will happen 4: Nothing happened  5: lame explanation why something that had zero chance of happening didn’t happen.