Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/3/18

What Kyrie Hopes To Find In Boston (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
Does Irving Play Differently In Boston: 25 NBA Players Weigh In (from Nicole Yang,
IT Gives The Cavs A New Dimension (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
Kris Dunn’s Development (from Sam Smith,
What Can NBA Teams Learn From Kuzma & Bell For The Next Draft? (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
DeRozan’s Evolving Game Keys Raptors’ Culture Change (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
John Wall’s Shot Blocking (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
A Unique Strategy Is One Of Dubs’ Secrets To Prolonged Success (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
Dubs Are Making Shots At Historic Rate (from Connor Letourneau, SFGate):
The Week In Review (from Justin, Nylon Calculus):
Kyle Kuzma’s Ascendance (from Katie Baker, The Ringer):
Without Oladipo, The Pacers Have A Thin Margin Of Error (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Will The Lakers Ignore The Realities Of Team-Building? (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Reggie Bullock: Capitalizing On Opportunity (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
Finding A Bigger Offensive Role For Jayson Tatum (from Danny Emerman, The Ringer):
Tatum, Mitchell & Kuzma Take Different Paths To First Year Success (from Mitch Lawrence, Sporting News):
Sixers: How Brett Brown Uses Schoolteacher Tactics With Young Team (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Adebayo Has Helped The Heat Lead The League In Screen Assists (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Dellavedova Has Turned His Time Away Into Production (from Matt Velazquez,
Nuggets Need To Get More Players Into The Rotation (from Christopher Dempsey,
Redick: Preparation Helps Deal With Highs And Lows (from Keith Pompey,
Unlocking Saric (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Basketball Dictionary: Weak (Defense) (from Dylan Murphy, Medium):
Warriors’ General Counsel Was An Underground Rapper (from Melissa Rohlin, Mercury News):
G-League: Kennedy Meeks’ Improvement (from Andrew Damelin, Raptors Republic):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/9/17 PART TWO

Pacers’ Chemistry Is Natural But Not Accidental  (from Derek Kramer,
Oladipo’s Star Continues To Rise (from Mark Monteith,
J.B. Bickerstaff: The Bittersweet Life Of An Interim Head Coach (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Khris Middleton: Taking Advantage Of Analytics Revolution (from Max Carlin, Behind The Buck Pass):
Josh Jackson: Not Surprised By NBA’s Learning Curve (from Dennis Chambers, Basketball Insiders):
Kris Dunn’s Game: Not Done Growing (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
How Are The Spurs Still This Good Without Kawhi?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Jazz: Limiting The Gobert/Favors Pairing (from Ryan McDonald, Deseret News):
Film Room: How The Raptors’ Bench Provides A Spark (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Weekly Roundup (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
More Insights Into PHI/LAL (from Adam McQueen, 94 Feet Report):
Bucks Must Still Improve Offensively (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Gortat’s Screen Open Up The Wizards’ Offense (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Bench Keeping Wizards Flowing Without Wall (from Ben Standig, Fanrag Sports):
SVG: Warriors’ 15 Blocks Stemmed From Bad Pistons’ Decision Making (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Nuggets: Finding The Best Lineup Combinations Without Millsap & Jokic (from Harrison Wind, BSN Denver):
–  Nets: Okafor’s Risks & Rewards (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
Vin Baker: 7 Years Of Sobriety Have Given Him A New Outlook  (from Desmond Carter, Hartford Courant):
Knicks: Lance Thomas Brings Energy & Defense (from Al Iannazzone, Newsday):
Jeff Teague Was The Right Choice For The Wolves (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Treveon Graham Gives Hornets Cause For Optimism (from Brendan Marks, Charlotte Observer):
GSW’s Go-To Guy Doesn’t Play A Minute (from Scott Cacciola, NYTimes):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/3/17 PART TWO

5 Takes On Giannis, The East, Draymond And More (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
Can The Cavs’ Offense Bail Out Their Defense? (from Chris Fedor,
An Early Season Look At Trends, Stats, Plays (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Making Sense Of The Magic’s Scorching Start (from Alex West, NBA Math):
Film Room: Marcin Gortat’s Screening Excellence (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Pistons Want More Aggressive Play From Kennard (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Nuggets: Jamal Murray Breaks Out Of Shooting Slump, Which Had Resulted From Overthinking (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Sixers Winning By Playing Big (from Matty Breisch, Section 215):
Fizdale Delivers On Big Promises He Made To Griz – And Himself (from Nubyjas Wilborn, Sporting News):
John Henson: Bucks’ Defensive Anchor (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Analyzing The Knicks’ Point Guards (from Joseph Deering, Daily Knicks):
Ntilikina: Already A Tormenting Defender (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):
D’Angelo Russell’s Defense Has Been Hurting The Nets (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/31/17 PART ONE

Giannis: Another Leap Forward (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
Q&A: Jason Kidd On Giannis (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
Rookie Report: Ben Simmons (from Bryan Toporek, Bball Breakdown):
Wizards Chasing High Ceiling (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
The Wizards’ West Coast Worries (from Rob Athmer, Hashtag Basketball):
Inside The Celtics’ Defensive Juggernaut (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
Celtics Thriving After Losing Hayward (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Drummond’s New “Hub” Role: A Key In Pistons’ Surge (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
The High Post Twist: NBA’s Newest Play (from Seldon John Levasseur, 94 Feet Report):
Video Breakdown: Wolves’ Defensive Progress (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
New Look Wolves: Still Figuring It Out (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
The Basketball Dictionary: Drag Screen (from Dylan Murphy,
Q&A: G-League GM Dee Brown (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days):
Euroleague: Kyle Hines, Just A Kid From Sicklerville  (from Trevor Magnotti, the Step Back):
Three-Pointers: Blake Griffin’s New Tool (from Chirag Agrawal, Nylon Calculus):
TOR 99, POR 85 (from William Lou,
UTA 104, DAL 89 (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
Cavs: Crowder & Love Need To Be More Aggressive (from Quenton Albertie, King James Gospel):
Magic: Depth is Proving To Be A Difference Maker (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Maic Daily):
The Hype/Concern Index (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
SVG: Bullock Helps At Both Ends (from Keith Langlois,
Porzingis: Beefed-Up & Improved (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Which Teams Have Been Hit Hardest By Injuries?  (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
– Coaching Notes From 4 NBA Training Camps (from Chris Oliver, Basketball Immersion):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/17

Underrated Rookies, For This Season & The Future (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The History Of Playoff Reformatting (from Rich Kraetsch, The Step Back):
Y’All Ready For Dion Waiters? (from Seerat Sohi, Bleacher Report):
Clippers: Filling The Chris Paul-Sized Hole (from Jacob Goldstein, Nylon Calculus):
Summer Vacation Was Anything But For The Celtics  (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Warriors’ Trio Of Newbies – Young, Casspi, Bell – May All Have Major Impact (from Carl Steward, Mercury News):
Rose & Wade Must Hit Corner Treys (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Knicks: Damyean Dotson Is Drawing Comparisons To Shumpert (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
E’Twaun Moore Prepares For Increased Role With Rondo Out (from William Guillory,
Should Jazz Pick Up The Tempo? (from John Schuhmann,
Nets Look To Limit Turnovers (from John Schuhmann,
10 Things To Watch For In The G-League Draft (from Adam Johnson,
Lakers Looking To Improve Dreadful Defense (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):
Sixers: Korkmaz Has Earned A Consistent Role (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Jokic: Throwback Star For The Modern Era (from Phillip Barnett, Yardbarker):
Magic Film Room: Newcomers Having Defensive Impact (from Josh Cohen,
Uptempo Offense Suits Elfrid Payton’s Strengths (from John Denton,
PJ Tucker: Exactly What The Rockets Needed (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
The Celtics Have A Stacked Roster & Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum Are On The Rise (from Rich Levine, VICE Sports):
First Glimpse Of Simmons/Embiid Pairing (from Jai Bednall,
– Okafor: Time To Move On?  (from Jordan Brenner, SBNation):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 11-20 (from Sportando):
2018 Draft: Top 10 International Prospects (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
G-League: What’s Next For Will Davis? (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Raptors’ Bench Kids (from Mike Ganter,
Video: Shammgod’s Legendary Crossover Lives On (from Bleacher Report):
Video: “Bullet” Action Screening (from Zak Boisvert,