Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/27/18

Nuggets Need MillsapTo Fill In The Blanks  (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The EuroLeague’s Best Players: 50-41  (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Q & A:  Steve Kerr (from Scott Ostler, SF Chronicle):
This Is Personal (from Steph Curry, The Players’ Tribune):
Spurs: Derozan Will Help In The Pick-And-Roll (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
Expect Big Changes To The  Spurs’ Pick-And-Roll Attack (from Brandon Meiners, Pounding The Rock):
Cavs’ Coach Lue Looks Forward To New Challenges (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Jazz: Royce O’Neale Was A Revelation Last Season; Now He’s Planning His Encore (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
What Exum Needs To Show Next Season  (from John Keeffer, The J Notes):
Celtics: Why Healthy Hayward Is So Important (from A. Sherrod Blakely, NBC Sports):
A By-The-Numbers Look At The Jazz’ 2017-18 Season (from Ryan Aston, The J Notes):
Heat: Can Adebayo & Whiteside Co-Exist? (from Brandon Johnson, All U Can Heat):
5 Rookies Who Can Exceed Expectations In 2018-19 (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Q & A: James Nunnally  (from Kyle Ratke, timberwolves.com):
Pacers: How Evans Can Mesh With Oladipo (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
What Has Thon Maker Shown So Far?  (from Theodore Konstantellos, Behind The Buck Pass):
Film Room: Projecting The Magic’s Best Defensive Lineup (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
Darius Bazley Opts To Train On His Own Instead Of Going To The G-League (from Shams Charania, The Athletic):
Can Norvel Pelle Make The Sixers’ Roster This Year?  (from Larry Mendte, Hoops Habit):
Knicks: Mudiay’s Longevity Question (from Mike Cortez, The Knicks Wall):
Each Team’s Maximum 2019 Cap Space (from Keith P. Smith,  Real GM):
The New Rule Changes: Good For The Game (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
3 Players Who Raise OKC’s Win Potential (from Fernando Colmenero, Thunderous Intentions):
Q & A: Corey Maggette (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/21/18

Mental Health: Making The NBA Isn’t A Cure-All (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
Jay Hernandez: The Man Behind Kemba Walker’s Rise To PG Royalty (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Channing Frye (from Erik Garcia Gundersen, USA Today):
How The Celtics Match Up With The Rockets (from Fred Katz, Mass Live):
Why Ed Davis Signing Sets Up Nets For Success (from Phil Watson, Nothin But Nets):
Resilient Roberson Working His Way Back (from Nick Gallo, Thunder.com):
Do The Incentives In Capela’s Contract Reflect Rockets’ Priorities?  (from Rahat Huq, Forbes):
Recapping The Great Lakes Analytics In Sports Conference (from Vijay Vemu, Nylon Calculus):
De’Aaron Fox: Poised For Breakout Season?  (from Richard Ivanowski, Sactown Royalty):
Seth Curry: The Blazers’ Biggest Risk & Reward (from Jack Winter, Hoop Ball):
How Wendell Carter Will Make Markkanen Better (from Drew Favakeh, NBA Analysis Network):
Lonnie Walker IV: More Than A Hooper (from Alex Squadron, slamonline.com):
Free Throw Woes Could Limit Lakers’ Potential (from Christian Rivas, Silver Screen And Roll):
Grunwald Leaving McMaster For NBA Job (from Scott Radley, thespec.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/11/18

What Each Team Still Needs To Address (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Who Is The Nets Most Promising Young Ballhandler?  (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
The Thunder Have An Almost-Perfect Defense  (from Brad Botkin, CBS Sports):
New Timberwolves’ Sharpshooter Nunnally Arrives Ready To Hit Shots (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
The 2018-19 Schedule: How Much Will Each Team Travel? (from Kurt Helin/Ed Kupfer, NBC Sports):
New Schedule Reduces Back-To-Backs (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
Statistical Trends Since 1980 (from Ed Kupfer):
Sixers: Projecting Muscala  (from Jake Hyman):
Hawks: John Collins Interview (from Yiannis Bouranis, talkbasket.net):
New Season, New International Faces (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
With New Union, Euroleague Players Finally On Track For NBA-Style Rights (from Leo Sepkowitz, Bleacher Report):
Can Australia’s NBL Be A Legitimate Pathway For NBA Prospects? (from Jacob Doole, Sir Charles In Charge):
The NCAA Proposals: Why Real Changes Have To Come From The NBA  (from Sean Deveney, Sporting News):
Why The NCAA Proposals May Make A Mess Even Messier (from Jenni Carlson, newsok.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/2/18

LBJ To The Lakers:
Making Sense Of The Cap (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Breaking Down The Lakers’ Cap Situation (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
Will DMC Be The Lakers’ Next Target?  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Where Do The Cavs Go Next? (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Inside The Cavs’ Draft (from Terry Pluto, cleveland.com):
Free Agency Tracker/Analysis (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/415893/2018/07/01/nba-free-agency-tracker-analysis-of-the-deals-you-need-to-know/
VanVleet Deal Suggests Raptors Are Doubling Down On 59-Win Core (from Michael Grange, sportsnet.ca):
Why Didn’t The Blazers Re-Sign Ed Davis? (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Which Teams Had Cap Space & How Are They Using It?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Should OKC Stretch Melo?  (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Nabbing Tyreke Would Give OKC A Competitive Edge (from Benjamin McCoy, Thunderous Intentions):
After “Redshirt Year”, Frank Jackson Is Ready to Begin His NBA Career On Court This Week (from Jim Eichenhofer, pelicans.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/1/18

Free Agency Deal Tracking/Grading/Analysis:
The Warriors Have Already Won Free Agency  (from Brad Botkin, CBS Sports):
Denver & OKC Highlight First Night Of Free Agency (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
How OKC’s Wild PG-13 Gamble Paid Off (from Royce Young, SPN):
Sunday Basketball Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Wolves’ Free Agency Primer (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
Summer League Rule Experiments Include Coaches’ Challenge (from Associated Press):