Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis MEDIA DAY EDITION 9/25/18

ATL: Lloyd Pierce Is Ready To Work (from Ben Ladner, The Step Back):
BOS: Kyrie Excited For Something Special (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
BKN: Ed Davis: Mature, Focused Winner (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
BKN: Jarrett Allen Adds Muscle, A Mentor & A Three-Point Shot (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
CHI: Bulls Will Only Go As Far As Defense Takes Them (from Mark Strotman, NBC Sports):
CHI: This Season Will Be Critical For Hoiberg (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
CLE: How JR Smith Bounced Back From Finals Game One (from Jesse Washington, The Undefeated):
CLE: Cavs’ New Era: “It’s About Wins And Lessons” (from Chris Fedor,
DEN: Can Trey Lyles Play SF? (from Duvalier Johnson, Mile High Sports):
DET: Stanley Johnson Looks To Fulfill Potential  (from John Niyo, Detroit News):
DET: Pistons Giving Drummond 3-Point Shot  Freedom (from Dana Gauruder, Detroit Free Press):
GSW: Dubs Flip Switch Defensively In Playoffs (from John Schuhmann,
HOU: Q & A: PJ Tucker (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
HOU: D’Antoni Rates PJ Tucker As One Of NBA’s Best At His Position (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
IND: Oladipo: From Reject To Rolex (from Jake Paynting, DefPen):
LAL: Lonzo Says His Shot Has Improved Due To Adding Muscle (from Ohn Youngmisuk, ESPN):
MIL: Is Budenholzer The Last Big Piece Of The Puzzle?(from Matt Velazquez,
MIN: KAT Talks Thibs, The Path Forward & More (from Jon Krawczynski, The Athletic):
MIN: Thibs Pitches Butler On Rejoining Wolves  (from Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN):
MIN: What Are Wolves’ Options W/Butler? (from David Aldridge,
NYK: Ntilikina Debuts New Body, Height And Position (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
NYK: Mills & Perry Have Helped Change How The Knicks Are Perceived (from Moke Hamilton, The Athletic):
OKC: The Centrality Of A Healthy Roberson To OKC’s Success (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
OKC: Nerlens Noel’s Media Day Takeaways  (from Ananth Pandian, 247 Sports):
ORL: Magic’s Goal: Develop An Identity & Stick With It (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
ORL: Bamba & Isaac Are The Defensive Keys (from Zach Oliver, Orlando Pinstriped Post):
PHI: Notes From Training Camp, Day 3 (from Mike O’Connor, The Athletic):
POR: Media Day Highlights (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):
SAC: Kings Looking To Fox To Lead Faster Paced Offense (from Michael Wagaman, Associated Press):
SAS: Five Storylines To Monitor (from Jabari Young, The Athletic):
TOR: Nick Nurse Is Ready For The Raptors’ New Era (from Michael Grange,
UTA: Quin Snyder Assesses His Coaching Staff (from Mike Sorensen, Deseret News):
UTA: Favors Is Working To Adapt His Game (from Ryan Aston, The J Notes):
Around The Rim (from Josh Eberley & Guest Contributors, Hoop Magazine/
Age Variance Within NBA Rosters (from Nate Rattner, Nylon Calculus):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/14/17

Pacers Pick & Roll Coverage On Harden:  Doomed From The Start (from Derek Kramer,
Wizards’ Bench Showing Improvement (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Oubre Has Given The Wizards Another Dependable Role Player (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
The Emergence Of Clint Capela (from Chirag Agrawal, Nylon Calculus):
Horford’s Shooting: The Key That Unlocks The Celtics’ Offense (from Danny Emerman, 16 Wins):
The Blazers Need To Rely On, Develop Core (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Preventing Injuries By Landing Properly (from Tim Cato, SBNation):
Can The Cavs’ Historically Bad Defense Be Fixed? (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Don’t Give Up On Jrue Holiday Yet (from Jason Quigley, Locked On Pelicans):
Speights Enhanced His Value By Taking Steve Kerr’s Advice (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Ralph Lawler Interview (from Garrett Chorpenning,
Players Are Taking It To The Rack More This Season (from Dennis Dow, 94 Feet Report):
8 Revealing Statistics From The Young Season (from Dan Karpuc, Give Me Sport):
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Video Breakdown: Pistons Playbook, Week 4 (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Week 4 In Review (from Justin, Nylon Calculus):
Raptors Weekly (from William Lou,
Ranking Every Team’s Second Best Player (from Brandon Anderson, Press Basketball):
Why The Celtics Keep Winning (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
The Cavs’ 4th Quarter Rally Vs. NYK  (from Chris Fedor,
Film Room: OKC’s Star Power Comes Through (from Gideon Lim, Thunderous Intentions):
Patrick Patterson: Key For OKC’s Ceiling (from Rory Breasail, NBA Math):
Blazers Alter Their Rotation (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):
A Blueprint For Moving Forward For The Six Worst Teams (from Evan Dyal, Sir Charles In Charge):
Rockets: PJ Tucker Is A Perfect Fit (from Jenny Dial Creech, Houston Chronicle):
Raptors: Lowry Will Find A Way (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
G-League: Early Season Standouts (from Steve Kyler, Basketball Insiders):
G-League: Rashawn Thomas: Anchor Off The Bench (from Chris Reichert, 2ays10days):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/3/17

DMC & Anthony Davis: Pairing Skill Sets  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Film Room:  How Millsaps’ Rim Protection Helps The Nuggets  (from Tom West, Nugg Love):
Teodosic: The Magician & The New Clippers’ Show (from Marco Munno, Bball Breakdown):
What PJ Tucker Can Add To The Rockets  (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Shrewd Contracts Give The Jazz Future Flexibility  (from Adam Coffman, Hoops Habit):
The Pelicans’ Backcourt Gamble (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Giving Mike Conley His Due  (from Jack Noonan, Grizzly Bear Blues):
Hawks’ Travis Schlenk: Building Through Flexibility (from Graham Chapple,
Q & A: Lakers’ Head Athletic Trainer Marco Nunez  (from Mike Trudell, lakers,com):
Zhou Qi: The Perfect G-League Developmental Project  (from Adam Johnson,
Darko Milicic Finds Success (from Sam Borden, ESPN):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/31/17

Paul & Harden: The Rockets’ Superstar Experiment (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):
Nuggets’ Film Room: Gary Harris’ Terrific Off-Ball Movement  (from Tom West, Nugg Love):
Langston Galloway: Latest Validation Of JVG’s Pro Scouting Staff (from Keith Langlois,
Pat Riley: Heat Don’t Need To Add Back-Up PG (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):
Bryn Forbes Could Be The Spurs’ Next Success Story (from Melissa Rohlin,
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–  All The Spurs Do Is Win, Win, Win  (from Kyle Ringo,
Cavs Have Asking Price For Irving & History Of Complexity In Trades (from Joe Vardon,
Q & A: Rosalyn Gold-Onwude (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days):
Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey, The Craftsman (from Trey Sanders, Hashtag Basketball):
Jeff Green: The Scar (from The Players Tribune):
Nets’ Head Coach Atkinson: The Importance Of Being Kenny (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Suns’ Head Coach Earl Watson: Philosophy, Strategy, Tendencies (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Vogel’s History Suggests Magic Will Improve Defensively In Year Two (from Dar-Wei Chen, Orlando Magic Daily):
Bucks’ Offense Needs More Screens (from Ti Windisch, Behind The Buck Pass):
Lineups, Potential Moves For All 30 Teams (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
T’Wolves’ Strength & Conditioning Coach David Crewe  (from David Boehler, Kenosha News):
The Other NBA Father-Son Story: Roosevelt Barnes & Caleb Swanigan (from Liz Mullen, Sports Business Journal):
PJ Tucker: How A One-Time Washout Explains The Modern NBA (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal):
Maxi Kleber Q & A  (from Jorge Sierra, Hoops Hype):
How I Started My Pro Basketball Career In Poland (from Brian Freeman, Blazers Edge):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/3/17

Rubio: Perfect Fit For Jazz Defense (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Grade: Wolves To Sign Taj Gibson (from Nicholas Agar-Johnson, Hoops Habit):
Grade: Rockets To Sign P.J. Tucker (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Thunder & Rockets: Rewarding Their Stars’ Patience (from Brendon Kleen, The Step Back):
Rockets Get To Keep Nene After All (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Adding Millsap: A Major Coup For Nuggets (from Nick Kosmider, Denver Post):
Can The Pels’ Big Three Stay Healthy & Play Effectively Together? (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Cheick Diallo’s Growth (from Jim Eichenhofer,
Re-signing Joe Ingles: Vital For Jazz (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Video Breakdown: UCLA Cut (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Dejounte Murray: Aiming For A Summer Of Improvement (from Jabari Young, Express-News):
Running The Knicks Would Be A Great Job….Except For One Thing (from Jared Dubin, GQ):
Dennis Smith, Jr’s Rise Came With A Caring Single Dad (from Brad Townsend, Dallas News):