Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/23/17 PART ONE

Q & A:  James Harden’s Trainer Paul Gabritz  (from Gavriel Wilkins, Space City Scoop):
Clint Capela Has Arrived (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
The Nets’ Young Guns (from Jacob Ahlmann, Nothin’ But Nets):
Why Brad Stevens Doesn’t Overreact To Foul Trouble (from Jay King, Mass Live):
Melo’s New Role (from Royce Young, ESPN):
Casspi’s Cutting Makes Him Ideal Fit With Warriors (from Connor Letourneau, SFChronicle):
Jordan Bell’s Evolution On Display (from Logan Murdock, Mercury News):
Ben Simmons Bends The Game To His Will (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
Sixers: TLC Isn’t Playing Like A Viable Reserve (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Can The Raptors Reverse Their Playoff Trend?  (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Anunoby Finds Shooting Stroke, Gives Raptors Potential 1st Round Steal  (from Jordan Greer, Sporting News):
Inside The Heat’s Quest To Win Without A Superstar  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Through Off-Court Tragedy, Devin Harris Remains A True Professional  (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
Bucks: John Henson’s Connections Lead To Consistent PT (from Eric Nehm ESPN):
Friday Night Recap – With Links To Game Stories (from Michael D. Sykes, SBNation):
Devin Booker Is Becoming A More Complete Player (from Reid Forgrave, CBS Sports):
Suns:  Isaiah Canaan Is Making The Most Of His Opportunity (from Jesse Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
Lakers Like What They Are Seeing From Lonzo Ball’s Shot (from Josh Martin, USA Today):
Are The Cavs Better Prepared For The Dubs?  (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
Film Room: Episode Two (from Dylan Murphy, Medium):
Lakers’ Film Room: Kuzma’s 38-Point Game (from Pete Zayas, Forum Blue And Gold):
Jameel Warney, Team USA’s Unsung Male Athlete Of The Year  (from DefPen):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/14/17

Hawks’ Offensive Playbook: Pick-And-Roll Action, Part One (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
2017-18: Aaron Gordon’s Season Of Opportunity (from Philip Rossman-Reich< Orlando Magic Daily):
G-League Player Invitational: 5 Intriguing Prospects (from Ben Stram, Fanrag Sports):
The Proving Grounds: Marcus Smart  (from James Holas, BBall Breakdown):
Read and watch it here:  https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/08/13/the-proving-grounds/

Misconceptions About Jarrett Allen (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):
Read it here: http://nypost.com/2017/08/14/nets-rookie-doesnt-care-what-you-think-about-his-hobbies/

Paul George’s Fit With The Thunder (from Jackson Frank, Welcome To Loud City):
Myles Turner’s Shot Selection (from Hunter Kuffel, 8points9seonds.com):
Nets’ Defense: The Good, Bad & Unknown (from Charles Maniego, Nets Daily):
What Tyler Dorsey Does & Doesn’t Bring To The Hawks (from Tyler Sellers, Soaring Down South):
Is Avery Bradley’s Offense What The Pistons Needed To Make The Playoffs? (from Thomas Rende, NBA Math):
How Nate McMillan Should Approach The Post-Paul George Era (from Caitlin Cooper, indycornrows.com):
Read and watch it here:  https://www.indycornrows.com/2017/8/14/16127324/nate-mcmillan-should-dare-to-be-weird

Where Will Celtics’ Rebounding Come From? (from Bryan Rafferty, Celtics Hub):
Does Lonzo Ball Need To “Fix” His Jump Shot? (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):
Making The Jump: Welcome To The Euroleague (from Sam Meyerkopf, NextStep-Basketball):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/22/17

Why The Wizards Were Happy To Give $106M To Their 3rd Best Player (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Draymond Green Shakes Everything Up  (from Ryan Jarvis, NBA Math):
What Rubio Brings To The Jazz (from Tim Stubbs, NBA Math):
Free Agency Bargain: Patrick Patterson  (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Best Value Signings Of The Offseason (from Jesse Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
–  Who Will Be Next Season’s Best Pick-And-Roll Big Man?  (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
The Bulls Rebuild: Lauri Markkanen  (from Vincent Goodwill, SLAM):
Cavs Have 3 Choices With Irving & No Rush To Decide  (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
Irving’s List Of Preferred Destinations Doesn’t Really Matter (from Michael Sykes, SBNation):
Ranking Celtics’ Rookies’ Chances (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Heat: Did It Have To End This Way With Willie Reed? (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
Summer League Observations (from Jeremy Nellis,  NBADraft.net):
Takeaways From Lonzo Ball’s Summer League Performances (from Nick Birdsong, NBA Math):
Celtics Are Placing A Premium On Sports Science/Biological Analytics  (from Curtis Rafter, Hardwood Houdini):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/14/17

Durant’s Defense Is Still Overlooked (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
Warriors Still Emphasize And Excel On Defense (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Video Breakdown: Curry/Durant Pick-And-Roll (from Michael Sykes, SBNation):
Video Breakdown: How The Dubs Confused The Cavs With Durant In Game Five (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Kerr’s Fearless Decision Gives Positionless Warriors Title (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Iguodala Helps Unleash Dubs In Game Five (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
David West Q & A (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Story Of Marc Gasol And His High School Coach Jason Peters, Part III (from Marcus Gronauer, Beale Street Bears):
Behind The Numbers: Nuggets’ Offense (from Sean Taira, Nugg Love):
Malik Monk’s Other Dimensions May Be Hiding In Plain Sight  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Justin Patton Q & A (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Two-Way Contracts Offer New Path To NBA (from Benny Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/12/17

SAS-HOU Series Takeaways (from Connor Learn, Fansided):
SAS 114, HOU 75 (from 16 Wins):
Jonathon Simmons: Raising His Game At The Right Time (from Tom West, 16 Wins):
Romp Shows Wisdom In Spurs’ Plan (from Mike Finger, Express-News):
There Is More Than One Way To Win In The NBA (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Patty Mills’ Value (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
BOS-WAS: Things To Watch (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
How IT Torched The Wizards In Game 5 Without Scoring (from Scott Rafferty, The Sporting News):
Jaylen Brown: Huge In Game 5 And Possible Key Going Forward (from Jack Winter, Fanrag Sports):
Avery Bradley’s Defense Has Been Key Ingredient (from Kyle Hightower, AP):
The Evolution of Al Horford (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Lue Vows To Make Love Bigger Part Of Offense (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
A Look Inside The Hornets’ Walker-Zeller Pick-And-Roll (from Max Seng, 16 Wins):