Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/9/19 PART ONE

ATL: John Collins Is The 2017 Draft’s Best Kept Secret (from DJ Foster, The Ringer):
BKN: Bench Is A Key To Recent Success (from Justin Thomas, Nothin’ But Nets):
DET: Griffin Returns To His Former Home Court A Different Player (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
GSW: Jordan Bell: Waiting For Increased Role (from Steve Mims, Duck Sports):
GSW: Underrated (from Steph Curry, The Players Tribune):
GSW: Will Cousins Make Good On The Dubs’ Big Bet? (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
HOU: The Harden Experience Is Unprecedented & Undeniable (from Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN):
HOU: Harden Is The Outlier Of The NBA (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
IND: The Pacers Have Built A Stable System Around Oladipo (from Dylan Hughes, The Step Back ):
IND: We Still Don’t Know If Turner & Sabonis Can Play Together & That’s Okay (from Adam Friedman, Indy Cornrows):
MEM: Should Gasol Take Time Off To Get Healthy?  (from Joe Mullinax, Grizzly Bear Blues):
MIA: Justise Winslow Is In His Comfort Zone (from Wes Goldberg, The Step Back):
MIL: Film Room: Giannis Vs Rudy G  (from Brian Sampson, Brew Hoop):
OKC: Poor FT Shooting Could Prove To Be Thunder’s Fatal Flaw (from Alex McEwen, Thunderous Intentions):
PHO: De’Andre Ayton’s Lessons, Vol 3 (from Gina Mizell, The Athletic):
PHO: Oubre Is Proving To Be A Great Fit (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
PHO: Oubre Fuels Comeback Win (from Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic):
WAS: Satoransky: Ultimate Glue Guy (from Haley O’ Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
WAS: Chasson Randle Set To Make Most Of New Opportunity (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Most Intriguing Pick & Roll Creators In The NBA Right Now  (from Zach Harper, The Athletic):
Breaking Down The NBA’s Usage Percentages (from Coach Nick, The Athletic):
Strength Of Schedule To Date & For Remainder Of Season (from Ed Kupfer):
We Should Show More Reverence Toward Past Superstars (from David Aldridge, The Athletic):
How Yale’s Oni Went From D-3 Commit To NBA Prospect (from Adam Zagoria, Forbes):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/29/18

BKN: The Emergence Of Rodions Kurucs (from Chris Von Achen, Hashtag Basketball):
BKN: Marks & Atkinson Have Used Minimal Resources To Build Nets For Long-Term Success (from Jeff Feld, Forbes):
BOS: Indispensable Irving Gives The Celtics Time To Figure Things Out (from Ben Ladner, The STep Back):
BOS: Video: Marcus Smart’s Defense On Harden (from Matt Esposito):
CHA: How Long Can Tony Parker Keep Doing This? (from Brendan Marks, Charlotte Observer):
DAL: Barnes Is Changing His Game Next To Luka (from Vladislav Shufinskiy ,The Smoking Cuban):
DET: Bruce Brown Makes The Grade In Defensive Tests (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
GSW: What Are The Dubs’ Options With McCaw?  (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
HOU: Harden Is Amazing But We’re Getting Worried About His Minutes (from Kristian Winfield, SB Nation):
HOU: What Rivers Brings To The Rockets (from Alykhan Bijani, The Athletic):
LAL: Q & A: Ivica Zubac (from Mike Trudell,
MIA: Winslow Flashes Potential As Starting PG (from Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald):
MIL: Brook Lopez Is Making Opponents Pay For Hard Closeouts Along The Arc (from Matt Velazquez,
MIN: What’s Left Of Wiggins’ Potential? (from James Grieco. Hoops Habit):
MIN: Thibodeau Through The Eyes Of His TimberBulls (from Michael Scotto, The Athletic):
PHO: Recapping The Suns’ Road Trip (from Yusuf Saleem, Bball Index):
PHO: TJ Warren’s Historic Three-Point Percentage Increase (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
SAC: Buddy Hield: Stellar Start To His 3rd Year (from Nick Agar-Johnson, Hashtag Basketball):
SAS: Bertans Is Becoming An Elite Role Player (from Jared Johnson, Bball Index):
UTA: Rudy Gobert Is Still Evolving As A Defender (from Ryan Miller, KSL):
UTA: The 2nd-Half Surge Is Coming For The Jazz (from John Keeffer, The JNotes):
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How Scheduling Can Tell The NBA’s Subtlest Lies (from Kelly Scaletta, The Basketball Writers):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/17/18

BKN: Keys For Russell’s Success (from Shlomo Sprung, Forbes):
BOS: How The Celtics Sketched Out A Blueprint For Success During The Winning Streak (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
CHI: Boylen & Bulls’ Players Are Trying To Toughen Up (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
CLE: Drew Is Drawing On Past Experience, Advice From Coaches To Guide Cavs’ Rebuild (from Chris Fedor,
*DAL: Doncic: Proving Euro-Doubters Wrong (from Austin Hutchinson, The Basketball Writers):
DET: Pistons Should Stick With Bullock & Kennard As Starters (from Travis Gibbs, Piston Powered):
GSW: Jerebko Finds His Mojo With New Teammates (from Ron Kroichick, SF Chronicle):
IND: Oladipo’s Revised Offensive Approach (from Mark Monteith,
LAL: Video Breakdown: Why LBJ Is Missing FTs (from Dr Rajpal Brar, Silver Screen & Roll):
NOP: Jrue Holiday On His Role: “It’s A Lot, But I Love It”  (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
NYK: GM Perry’s Latest Shrewd Move: Signing Trier (from Adam Zagoria, Forbes):
OKC: How Paul George Discovered The Best Version Of Himself (from Royce Young, ESPN):
PHO: Is Melton The Suns’ PG Of The Future? (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
SAS: Spurs’ 10-Game Evaluation, Volume 3 (from Paul Garcia, Project Spurs):
TOR: Siakam At Center: Benefits & Drawbacks (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic:
UTA: The Jazz Have Had The Hardest Schedule So Far…& It Gets Harder In The Next Two Weeks (from Andy Larsen, Salt Lake Tribune):
UTA: The Jazz Are The Least Consistent Team In The NBA (from Andrew Bailey, SLC Dunk):
*Busting Myths About Rockets, Spurs, Kemba & Ayton (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
6MOY Candidates (from Josh Cohen,
This Is 40: How Nowitzki & Vince Carter Prepare For Games (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/25/18

BOS: Barea Exposed The Celtics’ Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
BOS: From Preseason Favorites To Average Disappointments (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
BOS: What’s Wrong With Jaylen Brown? (from John Karalis,
CLE: Sexton Is Proving Everybody Wrong (from Chris Fedor,
IND: Cory Joseph’s Unsung, Niche Contributions (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
IND: Pacers Still Seeking Ways To Free McDermott (from Mark Monteith,
MIN: Old Friends, New City: Catching Up With Rose, Gibson & Deng (from Sam Smith,
NYK: Undrafted Trier Is Proving He Belongs (from Tommy Beer, Forbes):
NYK: Fizdale Is Making Good On His Promise To Mudiay (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
SAC: Bagley: Getting Better Every Day (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
TOR: Nasty Upcoming 10-Game Stretch Should Give True Read (from Brian Boake, Raptors Rapture):
WAS: The Benefits Of Having Markieff Morris Come Off The Bench (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
Sunday Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Week 5 In Review (from Justin Willard, Nylon Calculus):
Current NBA Shooting Trends (from Justin Jacobs, Squared2020):
Early Season Surprises (from Draper, Stein, Cacciola, Deb, Whiteside, NY Times):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/16/18 PART ONE

BKN:  Nets Looking For More Than Respect (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BOS: The Next Step For The C’s & The PG Who Will Lead Them  (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
BOS: Jayson Tatum Is Ready For Prime Time (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
BOS: How Ainge’s Bold Moves Made The Celtics A Title Contender  (from Chris Forsberg, NBC Sports):
CHA: Caught Between Two Identities  (from Quinn Pilkey, Hashtag Basketball):
DAL: Doncic: Ok Kid, You’re Up  (from Emmet Ryan, Ball In Europe):
DEN: Jamal Murray’s Offball Weaponry (from Jackson Frank, BBall Index):
DET:  Stanley Johnson: Still A Chance For Development?  (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Basketball):
LAC: SGA’s Career Is Off To A Great Start (from CBC News):
MIL: Giannis’ New Jump Shot (from Scott Romportl, Behind The Buck Pass):
NYK:  Fizdale’s Energy, Relationship-Forging Are Key (from Steve Popper, Newsday):
OKC: Westbrook & George: A Bond Between Stars Provides New Hope (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
ORL: Q & A: Magic Exec John Gabriel (from  George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel):
PHI: Elton Brand Is Embracing The Challenge Of Running A Team (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
PHI: Sixers Building Depth To Push Them To The Top (from George Kondoleon, Bball index):
WAS: Finally Healthy, Dwight Howard Must Learn To Play With Wizards (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
WAS: What Oubre Still Needs To Learn (from Ben Mehhic, Bullets Forever):
Crazy Predictions (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Is It Time To Reduce The Schedule To 72 Games?  (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Scouting Reports For Every NBA Player  (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Breakout Candidates: Giles, LeVert, Isaac, John Collins  (from Tyler Metcalf, Hashtag Basketball):
One Important Thought About Each Team (from Paul Flannery, SB Nation):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory Of Paul Allen: