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

Pacers’ Chemistry Is Natural But Not Accidental  (from Derek Kramer, ipacers.com):
Oladipo’s Star Continues To Rise (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
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, cleveland.com):
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, Medium.com):
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, Medium.com):
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, pistons.com):
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, NOLA.com):
Should Jazz Pick Up The Tempo? (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Nets Look To Limit Turnovers (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
10 Things To Watch For In The G-League Draft (from Adam Johnson, 2ways10days.com):
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, magic.com):
Uptempo Offense Suits Elfrid Payton’s Strengths (from John Denton, magic.com):
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, news.com.au):
– 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, slam.canoe.com):
Video: Shammgod’s Legendary Crossover Lives On (from Bleacher Report):
Video: “Bullet” Action Screening (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/14/17

More Thoughts On How Teams Run Shooters Off Screens (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
LBJ & Cavs Need KLove More Than Ever (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Luka Doncic’s EuroBasket Brilliance (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Dark Horse ROY Candidates (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Raptors’ Veteran Corps Ready To Roll (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
Toronto Remodels Its Game Plan (from Ian Thomsen, NBA.com):
Grading The Clippers’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Assembling Every Team’s “Death Lineup” (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
What To Expect From Jaylen Brown (from Greg Cassoli, Celtics Blog):
Nets Will Miss Brook Lopez’ Three-Point Shooting (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
More, Better 3-Point Shooting Key For Pistons  (from Keith Langlois, pistons.com):
Nine Breakout Season Candidates (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Top 100 Players: 1-10  (from Ben Golliver/Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Jeff Teague’s Strengths & Weaknesses (from Lucas Seehafer, A Wolf Among Wolves):
Ian Clark: Looking To Take Next Step (from Jim Eichenhofer, Pelicans.com):
Glancing At Bulls’ PG Depth  (from Michael Whitlow, Pippin Ain’t Easy):
NCAA Elite “Student-Athlete” Symposium  (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):