Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/18

BKN: The Nets Finally Control Their Own Destiny  (from Eric Spyropolous, The Step Back):
BOS: Is Horford The Most Important Celtic?  (from Matt John, Basketball Insiders):
BOS: How Horford Can Continue To Improve (from Thomas King, Hardwood Houdini);
CLE: Which Cav Had The Best Training Camp?  (from Joe Vardon, The Athletic):
DEN: Q & A: Michael Porter, Jr  (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
GSW: Quinn Cook Could Be Poised For Breakout Year (from Patrick Murray, Forbes):
GSW: The Dubs’ Favorite JaVale Memories (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
LAL: Landing LeBron: Jeanie Buss & The Kobe Assist  (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAL: Will The Lakers Make The Playoffs?  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass);
LAL: Film Room: Lonzo Returns (from Pete Zayas, Lakers Film Room):
MIA: Hassan Whiteside Wants To Be Unleashed (from Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report):
MIN: Why Do The Wolves Want Josh Richardson So Badly?  (from Jake Paynting, Canis Hoopus):
NYK: Is Ntilikina The Knicks’ PG Of The Future? (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
NYK: Fizdale Wants To See How Ntilikina Does Defending Some PFs  (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
OKC: Can Schroder & Westbrook Form A Dynamic Duo?  (from Erik Horne,
OKC: Grant And Patterson Are Keys To Thunder’s Faster Play (from Jenni Carlson,
ORL: Vucevic: Consistent & Still Improving  (from Chris Hays, Orlando Sentinel):
ORL: Can The Magic Overcome Their PG Issue?  (from Brandon Jefferson, The Step Back):
PHO: James Jones Has Already Made His Mark On The Suns  (from Brendon Kleen, Bright Side Of The Sun):
PHO: Bender’s Future In Phoenix Looks Bleak (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
POR: Does Taking More Three-Pointers Really Make For A Great Offense?  (from Robert Flom, Blazer’s Edge):
SAC: How The Kings Plan To Push The Pace (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
UTA: The Jazz’ Embarrassment Of Riches On The Bench (from Jordan Cummings, SLC Dunk):
WAS: Grading The Wizards’ Roster  (from NBA Math):
Inside Brian Bowen’s New Path To The NBA And What It Means (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Refs Are Using Psychology To Keep Up With The Pace Of The Modern NBA (from Ben Dowsett, SBNation):
Are Curry & Harden Breaking The Rules?  (from Coach Nick/Ronnie Nunn, BBall Breakdown):
The Art Of The Sidle: The Slickest Move In NBA Media (from Bryan Curtis, The Ringer):
Ranking All 30 Bench Units  (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
How Does The Luxury Tax Work?  (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
Sleepers, Breakout Candidates & More (from The Athletic):
Two-Way Contracts Have Given Teams A Powerful Tool (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Tex Winter Was A Stickler For Details (from Dan Woike, LA Times):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/19/17

 –How Draymond Green Has Helped Jordan Bell Prepare For Rookie Season (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
How Dwight Howard Lost His Way & Is Trying To Get It Back (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):
Lue: KLove Isn’t Taking Tristan Thomspon’s Spot, Yet  (from Joe Vardon,
In Midst Of League Activity, Spurs Hold Tight (from Shaun Powell,
Warriors: Primed For Another Dominant Season (from Shaun Powell,
The Rockets’ Roster Reshaping  (from David Aldridge,
LBJ: The Ultimate Clutch Weapon (from Tim Stubbs, NBA Math):
Grading The Grizzlies’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Could Shawn Long Emerge As Rockets’ Surprise Contributor? (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Colangelo: Building On Hinkie’s Groundwork (from Ian Thomsen,
Nearly Half The NBA Lost Money Last Season; Now What?  (from Brian Windhorst/Zach Lowe):
Don’t Overlook Myles Turner (from Noah Shatzer, Real Ball Insiders):
Talks With Steve Kerr Engaged The Mind And Soothed The Soul (from Jack McCallum):
Anthony Tolliver Returns To Pistons Ready To Lead (from Keith Langlois,
Doncic: The Future (from Ilia Shatashvili, The Sports Daily):
Consistency Will Be The Key For Terry Rozier This Year (from Greg Cassoli, Celtics Blog):
What Bogut’s Laker Deal Means (from Olgun Uluc, Fox Sports):
Deep Dive On Regularized Adjusted Plus-Minus (from Justin Jacobs, squared2020 ):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/23/16

–  Devin Booker’s Roots Inspired Stardom  (from Paul Coro,
–  D’Antoni Thinks He Has Roster Capable Of Implementing His Vision  (from Matthew Tynan, USA Today):
Domantas Sabonis’ Hoops Education Prepared Him For Prominent Role With Thunder (fromBrett Dawson,
–  Three-Point Shot More Popular Than Ever  (from Aaron Miller, USA Today):
Pelicans Focus On Chemistry And Health  (from Scott Kushner,
–  Cavs’ Advanced Stats To Keep An Eye On  (from David Zavac, Fear The Sword):
–  Rookie McCaw Reminds Kerr Of Iguodala, Livngston  (from
–  E’Twaun Moore Q & A  (from Raul Barrigon, Hoops Hype):
–  Marks Faces Major Challenge Rebuilding Nets  (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
–  Will Brook Lopez Fit Into The Nets’ New System?  (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
–  Kenny Atkinson Q & A  (from Steve Serby, NY Post):
–  Jeremy Lin Q & A (from Greg Logan, Newsday):
–  Taj Gibson’s Selfless Attitude  (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
–  Depth Chart Projections For Each NBA Team  (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
–  Player-By-Player Look At The Heat (from Ira Winderman, SunSentiel):
Celtics: It Was Only The Preseason But… (From Mark D’Amico,
–  Jamal Murray Is Getting Crash Course In Playing Point Guard In The NBA  (from Christopher Dempsey, Denver Post):
Kris Dunn’s Rough Preseason Ended On A High Note  (from John Meyer,
–  Injuries Already Mounting In The Association (from Jesse Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
–  Player Preview: Kelly Oubre  (from Adam Rubin,
–  Pacers’ Georges Niang Is Learning At His Own Pace  (from Nate Taylor,
–  Damjan Rudez: Instant Offense Stretch-4  (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
–  Scott Brooks Credits Front Office For Rookies “That Fit Our DNA”  (from J. Michael,

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/17/2016

–  Quin Snyder Q & A (from Jody Genessey, Deseret News):

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–  David Griffin Interview  (from Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports):

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–  Riley Seeks To Rise Again Behind Heat’s Youth  (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):

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–  Celtics/Lakers Future Off-Court Battles  (from Mark Deeks,

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–  Talent Needs Desire To Succeed In The NBA  (from Steve Bulpett,  Boston Herald):

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–  Magic Assistant Chad Forcier Interview  (from Clevis Murray,  Sir Charles In Charge):

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–  Sixers Face “Big” Decision  (from Bob Ford,

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–  2016/17 Rosters/Depth Charts For All 30 Teams  (from Eddie Scarito, Hoops Rumors):

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Summer League:



–  Summer League Is Proving Ground For Coaches Too (from Associated Press):

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–  Takeaways From July 16  (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):

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–  Summer League July 16 Recap  (from Jesus Gomez, SBNation):

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Bucks: 5 Summer League Takeaways  (from Charles F. Gardner, jsonline):

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Lakers:  Biggest Summer League Takeaways  (from Joey Ramirez,

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–  Ivica Zubac  (from Mark Medina,

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–  Kings:  9 Summer League Takeaways  (from CSN Bay Area);

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 Celtics’ Summer League Takeaways  (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):

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 Jazz Young Players Show Improvement  (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):

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Devin Booker  (from Jovan Buha,  ESPN):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  Jaylen Brown  (from Mark Murphy,  Boston Herald):

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–  Jakob Poeltl/Delon Wright  (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):

–  Glenn Robinson III  (from  Al Hamnik,

–  Malcolm Delaney  (from  Norm Wood,

–  Ryan Anderson/Eric Gordon  (from Tamberlyn Richardson, Space City Scoop):

–  D.J. Augustin  (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):

–  Justise Winslow  (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):

–  Wesley Johnson  (from Rowan Kavner,