Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/30/18

Ten Things (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How The Grizzlies And Jazz Are Handling The Pace-And-Space Boom (from Ben Ladner, The STep Back):
Add Passing To The List Of  Required Skills For Big Men (from Howard Megdal, The Step Back):
Checking In On This Year’s Rookie Extensions Through 20 Games (from Brendon Kleen, The Step Back):
What Has And Hasn’t Surprised So Far (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight):
Are The Clippers, Grizzlies & Kings Legit Playoff Contenders? (from Sam Brief, Sports Illustrated):
Mudiay, Ferguson, Simons On The G-League’s New Elite Option (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
The Importance Of Gender Diversity In The NBA (from Kellen Becoats, Sports Illustrated):
BOS: Brad Stevens Stays Steady In The Face Of Challenges (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald)
BOS: The Celtics By The Numbers: The Good And The Bad (from Jay King, The Athletic):
DAL: Drop Everything And Watch Luka Doncic (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
DAL: Doncic Lives To Put On A Show (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
DAL: Why The Mavs Are In The Playoff Race (from Jordan Greer, Sporting News):
DET: Pachulia Provides Settling Effect For Pistons (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
GSW: TOR 131, GSW 128 (OT) (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
HOU: Harden’s Foul-Drawing Mastery (from Tim MacMahon/Michael Wright, ESPN):
HOU: Nowhere To Go But Up (from Darren Yuvan, The Dream Shake):
IND: Aaron Holiday Is Coming Into Focus (from Tony East, Bball Index):
MEM: Marc Gasol Is Back (from Jordan Hicks, Basketball Insiders):
MIL: How Brook Lopez Turbocharges The Bucks’ Offense By Standing At The 3-Point Line (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
MIN: With KG & Rose’s Help, KAT Is Becoming A Leader (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
MIN: The Wolves Are Playing The NBA’s Best Defense (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
NYK: The Knicks Landed A Gem In Trier But A Big, Possibly Tricky, Decision Looms (from Mike Vornukov, The Athletic):
POR: Video Breakdown: How The Blazers Use Drag Screens To Free Up Their Stars (from Dane Delgado, NBC Sports):
POR: Why Jake Layman Has Fallen From Starter To Out Of The Rotation (from Jeff Siegel, Blazer’s Edge):
SAS: The Positives & Negatives Of The 4-Game Road Trip (from Jabari Young, The Athletic):
TOR: TOR 131, GSW 128 (OT) (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
TOR: Kyle Lowry Interview (from Michael Lee, The Athletic):
UTA: Defense Is The Problem For The Jazz (from Mo Dakhil, Washington Post):
UTA: Korver Is One The Best Shooters In History (from Andrew Bailey, SLC Dunk):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/2/18 PART ONE

BOS: Jayson Tatum’s Shot Selection (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
BOS: Marcus Smart Has Become The Heart Of The Celtics (from Jay King, The Athletic):
BOS: Celtics Displaying Championship Defense, Improving Offense  (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
CHI: Rawle Alkins Is Ready To Do Whatever It Takes (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
DEN: How The Nuggets Are Transforming Their Defense (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
IND: Collison Is Getting Back On Track (from Tony East, 8Points,9Seconds):
LAL: Identifying Key issues (from Dave McMenamin/Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
MIA: A Look At The Heat’s Perimeter Defense (from Leonard Kreicas, Hot Hot Hoops):
MIL: Why The Bucks Can Keep Dominating (from Kirk Goldsberry, ESPN):
MIL: Why Middleton’s Free Agency Is Complicated (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
NYK: Vonleh Is Making The Case For His Knicks’ Future (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
PHI: Embiid Is Taking His Versatility To New Heights (from Mike O’Connor, The Athletic):
POR: The Blazers Are The Same…And Better (from Dan Devine, The Ringer):
SAC: Bjelica Is Giving The Kings Another Look (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
SAS: Different Players, Same Story (from Luke Swiatek, Hoops Habit):
TOR: Kyle Lowry & The Subtle Art Of The Assist (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
TOR: Danny Green On The Art Of Transition Defense (from Blake Murphy, The Athletic):
WAS: The Wizards Are Learning How Important Screen Assists Are (from Jake Whitacre, Bullets Forever):
The Second Wave Of the Three-Point Revolution Has Arrived (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Draft Scouting Misses & How To Avoid Them Now (from Schmitz, Givony, Pelton, ESPN):
The Outlet Pass: Ish Smith, PJ Tucker, Pascal Siakam, DeAndre Jordan & More (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
RJ Barrett Preseason 2019 Draft Scouting Video (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Sekou Doumbouya 2019 Draft Prospect Report (from Rafael Uehara, Real GM):
Zion Williamson 2019 Draft Prospect Report (from Rafael Uehara, Real GM):
Bol Bol 2019 Draft Prospect Report (from Rafael Uehara, Real GM):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/11/18

The Draft: Wanted: Modern NBA Big Men (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
–  The Draft: Breaking Down The Pick-And-Roll Play Of Doncic, Young & Sexton (from Liam Flynn, Cleaning The Glass):
The Bulls: 20 Years Since The Dissolution Of The Dynasty (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
An Insider’s Look At Kostas Antetokounmpo (from Spencer Davies, Basketball insiders):
Sixers Need A Leader Who Is A Master Of The NBA Marketplace (from David Murphy, philly.com):
The Celtics Could Be The NBA’s Next Evolution (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
How LBJ To The Rockets Could Happen (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
The Warriors: Switching To Defang The Pick And Roll (from Dan Clayton, Clutch Points):
Dubs: Some Very Important Things Were Amplified And Validated In The Title Run (from Tim Kawakami, The Athletic):
How The Push For Parity Enabled GSW To Form A Super Team (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
The Dubs “Bent But Never Broke” (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
Warriors’ Offseason Preview (from Ben Ladner, Sports Illustrated):
Thon Maker: Just Getting Started? (from Kane Pitman, The Pick And Roll):
Free Agency: Marcus Smart Is Sure To Draw Interest  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald);

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/5/18

Cavs Should Ditch Switching On Defense (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Don’t Let The Box Score Fool You: Draymond Is Dominating The Playoffs (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Game Two Tactics And Strategies (from Jeff Siegel, Fear The Sword):
Game Two Recap (from Nate Wolf, The Charity Stripe):
You Can Never Take Your Eyes Off Steph (from Zito Madu, SBNation):
How Steve Kerr’s Time With The 97-98 Bulls Shaped His Coaching This Season (from Mark Medina, Mercury news):
No One Shoots Three-Pointers Like The Dubs (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Iguodala: Getting Closer To Return (from Marcus Thompson II, The Athletic):
LBJ Dazzles Even In Defeat (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Will The Cavs Invest In Larry Nance, Jr.?  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Grizzlies: Adding Chad Forcier As Lead Assistant Should Help Player Development (from Peter Edmiston, Commercial Appeal):
How Daryl Morey Built The Rockets’ 65-Win Juggernaut (from Ethan Rothstein, The Dream Shake):
Player Review: Victor Oladipo (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Q & A: Nikola Vucevic (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Projected Cap Space For All 30 Teams (from Keith P. Smith, Real GM):
Do Playoff Games Have More Fouls? (from Andrew Puopolo, Harvard Sports Analysis):
Top Interview Questions To Ask Each Projected Draft Lottery Pick (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
The NBA Should Implement The Coach’s Challenge Used In The G-League (from Chris Reichert, 2 Ways, 10 Days):

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, Boston.com):
IT Gives The Cavs A New Dimension (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
Kris Dunn’s Development (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
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, jsonline.com):
Nuggets Need To Get More Players Into The Rotation (from Christopher Dempsey, nuggets.com):
Redick: Preparation Helps Deal With Highs And Lows (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
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):