Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/13/18

GSW-HOU Preview (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Capela’s Quest For Greatness Is Paying Off (from Jonathan Feigen, SF Chronicle):
Rockets Need Harden Engaged Defensively (from Adam Spolane, Sports Radio 610):
Practice Wars Shaped Durant, Harden Into MVP-Type Players (from Conor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
CLE-BOS Preview (from Greg Swartz, Bleacher Report):
Korver: Integral At Both Ends For Cavs (from Nathan Beighle, King James Gospel):
Marcus Smart: Intense & Ready (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Terry Rozier Is Ready For His Moment (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
Celtics Can’t Allow LBJ To Rest On Defense (from Jesse Collings, Hardwood Houdini):
How Grousbeck & Ainge Orchestrated The Brooklyn Trade (from Bill Simmons, The Ringer):
Drew Hanlen Helped Elevate Jayson Tatum’s Game (from Benjamin Hochman, Post-Dispatch):
The Cavs Are A Family (from Alex Wong, The Score):
Paul George Report Card (from Berry Tramel, newsok.com):
The Unshakeable Bond Between Bobby Portis & His Mother (from Nick Friedell, ESPN):
James Borrego: New Hornets Coach Brings 4 Great Habits With Him From The Spurs (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Hiring Coaches: Valuing The Pieces (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Ntilikina Question Looms Large As Knicks Eye Draft Options (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Prospects With Most To Gain At The Draft Combine (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Second-Round Picks Get Guaranteed Contracts At High Rate (from Rob Dauster, NBC Sports):
Top Coaches Of Modern Euro League History (from Stelios Toromanidis, eurohoops.net):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/29/17

“Scram” Gets Good Defenses Out Of Bad Matchups  (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):

James Harden: ISO MVP (from Brian Sampson, BBall Breakdown):
Video Breakdown: The Blazers’ Pick-And-Roll Defense  (from Jeff Siegel, Blazers Edge):
The Evolution Of The Pacers’ Half-Court Offense (from Caitlin Cooper, Indy Cornrows):
Khris Middleton: Quietly Approaching All-Star Stratum (from Def Pen):
Weekly Roundup (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Eric Gordon: Rockets’ Lifeline (from Nate Wolf, NBA Math):
Coach’s Clipboard: Adam’s Observations (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Mavs: Welcome To The NBA, Maxi Kleber (from Lance Roberson, 16 Wins):
Rondo Might Be The Key To AD’s & DMC’s Futures (from Mark Deeks, Give Me Sport):
Recovery: The Gordon Hayward Experiment (from Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report):
Denzel Valentine’s Versatility is Starting To Pay Off (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Durant Continues To Evolve In DPOY-Caliber Season (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
The Makeshift Heat Refuse To Roll Over (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Ish Smith Is A Viable Replacement For Reggie Jackson  (from Dan Karpuc, Give Me Sport):
The Thunder’s Jigsaw Puzzle Is Falling Into Place (from David Brandon, 16 Wins):
Paul George’s Defense Is On Another Level (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
International Draft Stock Watch: Doncic & More (from Jonathan Givony, ESPN):
Suns GM:  Booker Will Have Input Into Team’s Decisions (from Scott Bordow, azcentral.com):
The Evolution Of The Raptors’ Philosophical Approach (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Jeff Green Has Found His Roles, Aided By League’s Evolution (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Knicks: Beasley Is Thriving As Bench Scorer (from Thomas O’Callaghan, The Sports Quotient):
Pacers: Cory Joseph Is Paying Big Dividends (from Sean Reynolds, Hashtag Basketball):
Dubs: McCaw Is Getting More Aggressive (from Connor Letourneau, SFGate):
Malachi Richardson Continues To Dream Big (from Alex Kraemers, kings.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/10/17

Paul George: A Different Kind Of Star (from Tony East, NBA Math):
Tyreke’s 3s, Horford’s Rebounding, Jazz’ Pace (from IanLevy, Nylon Calculus):
As Drummond’s Comfort As Facilitator Grows, Assists Soar & Turnovers Fall (from Keith Langlois, pistons.com):
Ben Simmons Is Really Good Defensively, Too (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Exploring Oladipo’s Breakout Season (from John Hugar, The Step Back):
Harden & CP3: Excelling In Their 1st “Crunch-Time” Experience Together (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
Brett Brown’s Film Study With Markelle Fultz: Like A Classroom  (from DaveMcMenamin, ESPN):
Has Meyers Leonard Improved?  (from Raymond Simms, Hoops Habit):
Wizards: Some Growth Without Wall, But More Needed (from Jerry Brewer, Washington Post):
The Importance Of Coaching Stability To NBA Teams (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):
 Sunday Notes: Mark Cuban Interview & More (from Gary Washburn,Boston Globe):
Hayward Discusses His Recovery & His Eventual Return (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
What Will Hayward Bring When He Returns? (from Jay King, Mass Live):
The New Power Of NBA Teens (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Podcast With Shooting Coach David Nurse (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Pep Talk From Bosh Spurred Winslow’s 3-Point Barrage (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Timberwolves: Muhammad Disappears From The Rotation (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Jazz: “You Better Be Right About The Problem And The Solution”  (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
JB DeRosa: NBA’s Youngest Ref (from Josh Weir, Cantonrep.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 9/10/17

Paul George’s Summer Workouts (from Brett Dawson, newsok.com):
Q & A: Henry Ellenson (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A: Avery Bradley (from Gerald Narciso, Bleacher Report):
BLUE Defense: Introduction And Analysis (from Justin Jacobs, 2020squared.com):
Dean Oliver Podcast (from Eric Sidewater, Sixer Science):
Weaponizing JJ Redick In Brett Brown’s Offense (from Mike O’Connor, The Athletic)
Past, Current And Future NBA Players Shine At EuroBasket (from Buddy Grizzard, Basketball Insiders):
OKC Hopes Westbrook-George Will Produce Long-Term (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):