Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/11/17

Warriors: How History’s Most Explosive Offense Began (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):
Traffic Cones & High-Fives: A Glimpse Behind The Warriors’ Curtain (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Isaiah Thomas: “Best Year Of My Career, Worst Year Of My Life” (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Is This The Season Gary Harris Becomes One Of NBA’s Best SGs?  (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
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Pindown Defense: “Top-Lock”  (from Dylan Murphy, medium.com):
Dennis Smith, Jr. Turns Heads As He Adjusts (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Jokic Has Revolutionized The Nuggets’ Offense (from Brandon Jefferson, The Step Back):
Paul George: Feeling Right At Home In OKC (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Anonymous NBA Scouts Preview The Northwest (from Sports Illustrated):
Anonymous NBA Scouts Preview the Pacific (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
How The Blazers Make Flare Screens Unstoppable (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
Blazers: Nurkic Sparked Post-Break Turnaround (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
 – Bucks Live In The Paint (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Nuggets Need To Get Easy Stops (from Ian Levy, Fansided):
Celtics’ Depth Is A Good Problem To Have (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
Can Terry Rozier Become A Traditional Facilitator? (from Matt Chin, Celtics Blog):
Celtics Still Have A Rebounding Problem (from Jacob Goldstein, Nylon Calculus):
Cracking Down On Faux “Shooting Fouls”  (from Berry Tramel, newsok.com):
Nets Need To Make Open 3s (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
This Season Will Be Doc Rivers’ Greatest Coaching Challenge  (from Robert Flom, clipsnation.com):
Hornets Can’t Keep Allowing Open 3s (from Max Schimanski, Nylon Calculus):
Embiid’s Deal Protects Sixers In Case Of Contractually Specific Injuries  (from Adrain Wojnarowski/Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Grading The Raptors’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Sabonis, Stephenson Make Early Connection (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Vucevic Hopes To Be Stretch-5 That Works The Post (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 21-30 (from Sportando):
McGruder’s Long, Winding Path To The NBA (from Aaron Torres, Washington Post):
Meet Alfonzo McKinnie (from Curtis Rafter, Hashtag Basketball):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/9/17

Rating NBA Tiers: From Warriors To Worst (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Teodosic: Already Giving Clippers Joy & Pace (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
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Breakout Watch: Norman Powell  (from Vivek Jacob, BBball Breakdwon):
Nets: Is Allen Crabbe A Perfect Fit?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Q & A: Vince Carter (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Player Preview: Nikola Jokic  (from Tyler Bowen, Hoops Nations):
The New-Look Hawks’ Offense (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
Is Kuzma The Real Deal? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Four Atlantic Division Breakout Players  (from Matt Chin, otgbasketball.com):
Marcus Smart’s Scrappiness Is Rubbing Off On New Teammates  (from Taylor C. Snow, Celtics.com):
Yabusele: Strengths & Weaknesses  (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com):
Spurs: Lauvergne Looking Like Good Fit (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Podcast: Nuggets’ President Tim Connelly (from Adrian Wojnarowski):
The Cavs Are Counting On LBJ’s Defense (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Grizzlies: Playoff Hopes Depend On Four Comeback Candidates (from Chris Herrington, Commercial Appeal):
Every Teams’ Best Case Scenario (from Ti Windisch, Fansided):
Wolves: Thibodeau Executes The Rerunning Of The Bulls (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Grading The Spurs’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Summer Internship Could Help Willy Hernangomez Separate Himself (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
There Is More To Dion Than Waiters Island (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
Coach Vogel: Excited About Orlando’s Modernized Style Of Play (from John Denton, magic.com):
Lakers’ Preseason: Data Takeaways  (from Cranjis McBasketball, Forum Blue And Gold):
–  Jazz: Joe Johnson Can Still Play (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
The Top 5 Prospects From the 2017 Draft (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Pistons Like Moreland’s Energy, Not His Lapses (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Euroleague Season Preview (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 31-40  (from Sportando):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/3/17

Ben Simmons: A Re-Introduction (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Quin Snyder’s Russian Detour Made Him One Of The NBA’s Top Coaches (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Celtics: Building A Sharing, High-Motor Mindset At Both Ends (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
Horford: Complementary 3rd Star (from Matt Chin, Celtics Blog):
Lakers & Clippers Becoming Faster (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
League Pass Rankings: Part Two (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Each Team’s “Most Vital Player” (from Benny Nadeau/Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Nuggets See Biggest Improvement Behind Jokic (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Deep-Dive Player Investigation: D’Angelo Russell  (from Eric Sidewater, Sixer Science):
Kris Dunn Finds His Confidence (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):
Grading The Suns’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Will The Wolves’ Wandering Ways Form A Winner? (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
Q & A: Jaylen Brown (from Adam Caparell, Complex.com):
Q & A: KJ McDaniels (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A: Kyle Anderson (from Jabari Young, Express News):
Heat: A Tale Of Two Seasons (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Top 10 DPOY Candidates (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
The Knicks After Carmelo (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Michael Beasley Says That He’s Changed (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Too Early To Give Up On Mudiay?  (from Ryan Blackburn, Denver Stiffs):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 100-91  (from Sportando.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/2/17

OKC: Teammates Who Will Benefit Most From Formation Of “Big 3”  (from Lawrence George, Thunderous Intentions):
The Westbrook Roadmap 2.0  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Knicks’ KP Dilemma (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Sixers: The Value Of JJ & RoCo (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Heat: Spoelstra Conjures Intriguing 5-Men-Out Alignment  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
How Jabari Parker Breaks Down Defenders In Transition (from Scott Rafferty):
Grading The Sixers Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
How Anthony Tolliver Can Help The Pistons (from Lazarus Jackson, Detroit Bad Boys):
LeVert Used 1st Real Offseason To Get Seriously Fit (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
Why The Jazz Offense Will Be Better Than People Think (from Jared Woodcox, The JNotes):
Dennis Smith, Jr & Backcourt Depth Will Allow Mavs To Do New Things (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
League Pass Rankings, Part One (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Kings: Buddy Hield “Burns To Win” (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Kuzma Continues To Build Off Impressive Summer (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):
Avery Bradley’s Work Ethic (from John Niyo, Detroit News):
Brad Stevens Continues To Stress Jaylen Bown’s Defense  (from Jay King, MassLive):
RIP: Frank Hamblen Was A Revered NBA Coach (from Andy Amey, TribStar.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/27/17

George & Anthony Will Help Steven Adams Reach A New Level (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
What Wade Brings To The Cavs (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
How Good Can The Celtics’ Offense Be? (from Greg Cassoli, Celtics Blog):
– Celtics’ Task: Complementing The New “Big 3”  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
How Good Is Jae Crowder? (from Kevin Nye, Hashtag Basketball):
Projecting The Top 5 Defenses (from Daniel O’Brien, Fanrag Sports):
Six Players Who Must Adjust To New Roles After Big Offseason Trades (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
How The The Most Impactful Role Players Fare With Their New Teams?  (from Michael Shapiro, Sports Illustrated):
Melo’s Playbook Model: 2008 Paul Pierce (from Gideon Lim, Thunderous Intentions):
Melo Can Push Thunder Back To Elite Offensive Status  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Grading The Thunder Roster  (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Stotts Eyes Subtle Changes To Improve Blazers’ Defense (from Mike Richman, Oregon Live):
Nuggets Making Key Changes To Improve Defense (from Harrison Wind, BSNDenver):
Saric’s Eurobasket Performance (from Tyler King, The Sixer Sense):
Frank Kaminsky: Healthy Again After “Miserable Process”  (from Steve Reed, AP):
Q & A: Travis Schlenk (from Michael Cunningham, Hardwood Nation):
Omri Casspi Interview (from Brady Klopfer, Golden State Of Mind):
Dante Cunningham Brings A Lot To The Table For Pelicans (from Hunter Noll, Pelican debrief):
Pacers: Thad Young, Ready For A New Role (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
There Are Numerous Layers To G-League Assignment Usage From NBA Teams (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Lottery Reform: Is It Necessary?  (from Just Carter, 94 Feet Report):
Dorrell Wright: Seeking An NBA Return (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):