Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/29/18

Kenny McFadden: The Man Who Shaped Steven Adams & New Zealand Basketball (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Phil Handy: Former Cavs’ Assistant Who Is Now With The Raptors (from Colton Jones, Amico Hoops):
A Statistical Deep Dive Into Joe Ingles’ Performance (from Andrew Bailey,  SLC Dunk):
Q & A: Drew Hanlen (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Mikal Bridges: Bigger Upside Than You Think (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
How Mitch Creek Could Help The Nets (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Daily):
Mirotic Is Ready To Breakout For Pels (from Preston Ellis, The Bird Writes):
How To Build The Pacers Into NBA Champ (from J. Michael, Indy Star):
– Trae Young: SL Synopsis (from Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops,):
What Can The Hawks Expect From Jeremy Lin? (from Sam Meredith, Peachtree Hoops):
What To Expect From Hawks’ New HC Lloyd Pierce (from Zackery Rogers, Soaring Down South):
Draft Stock Watch: Breakout International Prospects (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
As Sterling Brown Fights For An NBA Job, He’s Embraced His Role In A Bigger Struggle (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Smart & Horford: Best Defensive Duo In The Assn?  (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Will DeRozan’s Old School Game Be A Problem?  (from Kelly Scaletta, Bleacher Report):
The Really Real Conversation Between CJ & KD (from BBall Breakdown):
Watch and listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgN2jeXt7jo
Pull-Up Jumpers Held The Heat Back Last Season (from Leonard Kreicas, Hot Hot Hoops):
Jerian Grant: Struggling To Find PG Versatility (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Nerlens Noel: Recruited And Rejuvenated (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Wolves’ SL Review: Okogie & Bates-Diop (from Tim Faklis, A Wolf Among Wolves):
Pistons’ Two-Way Prospect Keenan Evans (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
TBT: The Best Basketball Event Of The Summer (from Dan Wolken, USA Today):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/24/18

Why Moreyball Works For The Rockets (from Neal Sharma, House Of Houston):
DMC & IT & The Injuries That Bind Them Together (from Lucas Seehafer, The Step Back):
Trae Young’s Success Will Depend On Perpetual Motion (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Can Schroder Open Up A New Side Of Westbrook? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Film Room: Jarell Martin Will Bring Defensive Toughness To The Magic (from Josh Cohen, Magic.com):
Trust Brett Brown & Sixers With Fultz’s Process (from Marcus Hayes, philly.com):
Coach Will Weaver: Ready To Lead Long Island Nets (from Tom Dowd, Nets.com):
Mike Bibby Intends To Parlay Summer Volunteer Stint Into NBA Coaching Role (from Michael Wallace, Grind City Media):
The Grizzlies Don’t Need Another “True 5”  (from pfleming15, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Mitchell Robinson’s Summer League Statement (from Nick Scolaro, The Knicks Wall):
Summer League Scouting Report: Mo Bamba (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Clippers: The Team-Building Impact Of The Harrell Contract And The Harris Non-Extension (from Lucas Hann, Clips Nation):
The Fate Of The No-Trade Clause (from Marc Stein, NY Times):
Q & A: Tyler Dorsey  (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Blazers Should Use Pick-And-Roll Often With Bench Unit (from Nate Mann, Rip City Project):
Ujiri’s Bold Gamble (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Scott Brooks Knows Exactly What He Wants Wizards To Be; Now Comes The Hard Part (from Jerry Brewer, Washington Post):
Ntilikina’s Growth Holds Key To Knicks’ Rebuild (from Sean Highkin, Dime Mag):
Damian Wilkins Interview (from Evan Massey, NBA Analysis Network):
Popovich’s Second Job Comes At The Right Time (from Marc Stein, NY Times):
Stability Has Returned To Jae Crowder’s Life (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
Torrey Craig: Role Player Looking To Fill A Big Need With Nuggets (from Eric Spyropolous, NBA Analysis Network):
What Does Josh Hart Bring To The New-Look Lakers? (from Levi Wenrich, 94 Feet Report):
 – Sixers: Still Processing  (from Ronald Glover, The Starting Five):
The NBA Is Funding Sports Injury Research At Newcastle University (from Damon Cronshaw, The Herald):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/23/18

Maximizing The Memphis Offense (from Eric Spyropolous, Grizzly Bear Blues):
How Lacob & Guber Won The Warriors (from Ethan Strauss, The Athletic):
Film Room: Kokoskov’s Ability To Create A System That Fits Personnel (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
How The Thunder Offense Can Evolve Without Melo (from Jeremy Lambert, The Step Back):
How Will Schroder Fit With The Thunder? (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
A Conversation With Isaiah Thomas (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
Biggest Hurdle For Each Top Ten Rookie In 2018-19  (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Rockets: James Ennis Is A Two-Way Fit (from Kelly Iko, USA Today):
Ranking EC Teams’ Benches (from J. Michael, Indy Star):
Will Jared Sullinger Get Another Chance In The NBA? (from Bob Baptist, The Athletic):
Summer League Scouting Report: Mitchell Robinson (from Bjorn Zetterberg, Cleaning The Glass):
The Most Intriguing Players From Summer League (from The Crossover, Sports Illustrated):
Undrafted Rookies Who Performed Well In Summer League (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Meet The Lakers’ International Scouting Prodigy Who Still Lives At Home (from Bill Oram, The Athletic):
How Will LBJ Impact 2019 Free Agency? (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
The Blazers Needed To Add Transition Scorers (from Nate Mann, Rip City Project):
What If Sabonis Takes Another Step Forward? (from Andrew Disinger, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/19/18

NOTE: We will publish a special “TOR-SAS Trade, Day Two Reaction” edition later today
Josh Hart’s SL Play Foreshadows A Major Role In L.A.  (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
The LBJ Effect On The Lakers (from BBall Breakdown):
Reminder: The Sixers Are Star-Developing, Too (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
The Knicks Unleashed The Kevin Knox We Didn’t See At Kentucky (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
What Ojeleye Worked On At Summer League (from John Karalis, Boston.com):
Celtics: Paying Smart Is Worth The Cost (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Treadmill Mentality (from Jevon Carter, The Players’ Tribune):
Q & A: Nuggets TV Analyst Scott Hastings, Part Two (from Mike Olson, Denver Stiffs):
How Jamal Murray Can Become Nuggets’ Second Star (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Treveon Graham Brings Shooting, Defense To Nets (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Daily):
How The NBA’s Improved Hiring Process Is Leading To More Female Referees (from Tim Cato, The Athletic):
The Great NBA SL Analysis Manifesto (from Brandon Anderson, 94 Feet Report):
Read it here: https://94feetreport.com/nba-summer-league-analysis-manifesto-2018-basketball-every-team-ayton-trae-bagley-bamba-hart-sexton-knox-ad48b24fdca3
The Most Impressive SL Rookies (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Bulls: Hoiberg Has A Young Core To Mold (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Garrett Temple Brings Leadership To Memphis (from Peter Edmiston, Commercial Appeal):
What’s It Like To Play For Brad Stevens? (from Nicole Yang, Bosotn.com):
Why Teams Don’t Just Waive Bad Contracts (from Dave Deckard, Blazer’s Edge):
The Best Is Yet To Come For Trevon Bluiett (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/17/18

SGA Looked Like The Best Rookie PG At LVSL (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Why NBA Agents Leak Info (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Brett Brown Always Has An Eye On Rival Celtics (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
What Jabari Parker Means To The Bulls (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Scouting Report: Jonathan Isaac (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
More To Mikal Bridges Than Meets The Eye (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Trae Young: Shaking Off Early SL Demons (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
Heat: What Duncan Robinson’s Two-Way Deal Means (from Brandon Johnson, All U Can Heat):
Knicks: Scott Perry’s Early Returns (from Moke Hamilton, Basketball Insiders):
Mitchell Robinson: Most BPGs In Summer League History (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Tim Hardaway, Jr. Worked His Way Back After “Dark Period”  (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
Rockets See Young Players’ Growth In LVSL (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Legends Of Summer League: Zero Pay, Year-Long Grind And Elusive Dreams (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
The Warriors’ Potential 2019 Luxury Tax Bill (from Bryan Toporek, Clutch Points):
How Much Do Teams Spend On Summer League? (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
The New Under-The-Radar Contenders (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Jayson Tatum And The Improvement Of Young Passers (from Ben Taylor, Nylon Calculus):
Can DeRozan Guard All-Stars Like Nike Nurse Says He Wants Him To?  (from Steven Loung, sportsnet.ca):
Jerebko: The Bench Stretch-Four The Dubs Have Needed (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
IT, Nuggets: “A Perfect Fit”?  (from Christopher Dempsey, Nuggets.com):
Can Summer League Predict Surprise Stars And Busts?  (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Ref University: NBA Spending Summer Seeking New Officials (from Tim Reynolds, Associated Press):
Los Angeles, New York: Readying For Their Big  Moment In The Free Agent Sun (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Early Max Salary Projections For 2019/2020  (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Introducing “Gentry Ball”:  Early Offense And The Fit Of Elfrid Payton (from Kumar, Bourbon Street Shots):
Today’s BI Is Dedicated To The Memory of Len Chappell:  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/obituaries/len-chappell-dead.html