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

Pacers Pick & Roll Coverage On Harden:  Doomed From The Start (from Derek Kramer, IPacers.com):
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, clipperholics.com):
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):
Read it here:  http://www.givemesport.com/1193632-eight-revealing-statistics-from-the-young-20172018-nba-season

Video Breakdown: Pistons Playbook, Week 4 (from Matthew Way, Piston Powered):
Week 4 In Review (from Justin, Nylon Calculus):
Raptors Weekly (from William Lou, medium.com):
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, Cleveland.com):
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, peachtreehoops.com):
Q & A: Lakers’ Head Athletic Trainer Marco Nunez  (from Mike Trudell, lakers,com):
Zhou Qi: The Perfect G-League Developmental Project  (from Adam Johnson, 2ways10days.com):
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, pistons.com):
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, expressnews.com):
Read it here:  http://www.expressnews.com/sports/spurs/article/Forbes-could-be-Spurs-next-success-story-11720258.php

–  All The Spurs Do Is Win, Win, Win  (from Kyle Ringo,  expressnews.com):
Cavs Have Asking Price For Irving & History Of Complexity In Trades (from Joe Vardon, Cleveland.com):
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, pelicans.com):
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):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/27/17

James Harden’s Historic MVP Season (from Kelly Scaletta, BBall Breakdown):

Read it here:  https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/03/27/james-harden-unequivocal-mvp/

Jokic’s Defense, Resting Players, Bargain Shopping For Big Men, Much More (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):

Read and watch it here: https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/03/27/coaches-seat-jokics-defense-solution-resting-players-bargain-shopping-big-men/

Jason Terry: Coach on The Floor  (from Ananth Pandian, The Step Back): Read it here: http://fansided.com/2017/03/27/jason-terry-milwaukee-bucks-veteran-leadership/

Celtics: Improvement More Important Than Top Seed (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):

Read it here: http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/celtics/2017/03/bulpett_after_catching_cavaliers_celtics_value_improvement_over_top_seed

Harden Facilitates Team Shooting Exhibition In Romp Over Thunder (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):

Read it here: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/sports/rockets/article/Rockets-romp-over-Thunder-all-about-team-11029429.php?cmpid=twitter-premium&t=bf5a2b8416438d9cbb

Making Sense Of Draft Lottery Odds, Protected Picks  (from Sam Amick, USA Today):

Read it ere: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2017/03/26/nba-draft-lottery-odds-lakers-kings-protected-picks/99663998/

Video Breakdown: How To Ice The Pick-And-Roll On Defense  (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):

Read it here: http://nba.nbcsports.com/2017/03/27/ice-pick-and-roll-coverage-nba-defense-video-breakdown-karl-anthony-towns-isaiah-thomas/

 Klay Thompson Has Sparked The Dubs In KD’s Absence  (from Thomas Duffy, Fanrag Sports):

Read and watch it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/nba/warriors/klay-thompson-sparked-warriors-kevin-durants-injury/

Kyrie Irving Is Now Defending PGs: Results So Far Are Not Promising (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):

Read it here: http://www.cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf/2017/03/kyrie_irving_has_a_new_defensi.html

BKN 107, ATL 92: Five Observations (from Chirs Vivlamore, ajc.com):

Read it here: http://www.ajc.com/sports/basketball/how-the-hawks-bad-luck-led-another-rapidly-mounting-losses/IwImT4Z8MsEIDolTPyYsVK/

How Marcus Smart Has Developed His Post Game  (from Danny Emerman, 16 Wins):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/how-marcus-smart-has-developed-into-an-elite-post-player-9d043f32eaf2#.uvo2pclew

Shots Aren’t Falling But Marcus Smart Is Still Impacting Winning (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):

Read it here: http://www.espn.com/blog/boston/celtics/post/_/id/4725662/shots-arent-falling-but-marcus-smart-still-impacts-winning-for-celtics

PJ Tucker Is Fueling The Raptors (from Holly MacKenzie, raptors.com):

Read it here: http://www.nba.com/raptors/holly-blog/tucker-fuelling-raptors-improving-defence

33-Year Old Iguodala Is Looking Springy And Fresh  (from Marcus Thompson II, Mercury News):

Read it here: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/03/27/springy-andre-iguodala-gives-warriors-a-boost/

Cavs Aren’t Using All Of Their Defensive Talent  (from Alexander Gaddis, King James Gospel):

Read it here: http://kingjamesgospel.com/2017/03/27/cleveland-cavaliers-use-defensive-talent/

Clippers Collapse At Home Vs Kings  (from Lucas Hann, clipsnation.com):

Read it here: http://www.clipsnation.com/2017/3/26/15067356/game-recap-la-clippers-collapse-lose-at-home-to-sacramento-kings-98-97-doc-rivers

Mavs Have Knack For Finding Diamonds In The Rough (from Saad Yousuf, mavs.com):

Read it here: https://www.mavs.com/mavs-have-knack-for-finding-diamonds-in-the-rough/

Is Thibs Overusing His Stars? (from Drew Mahowald, canishoopus.com):

Read it here: http://www.canishoopus.com/2017/3/27/15065512/tom-thibodeaus-minutes-tendencies

Ricky Rubio’s Renaissance (from Michael Vu, The Sports Quotient):

Read it here: http://thesportsquotient.com/nba/2017/3/27/is-this-ricky-rubios-rickenaissance

Bryn Forbes: Learning A New Position (from Melissa Rohlin, Express News):

Read it here: http://www.expressnews.com/sports/spurs/article/Spurs-Forbes-still-learning-new-position-11030323.php

Eurocup Final Preview  (from Trevor Magnotti, Fansided.com):

Read it here: https://fansided.com/2017/03/27/eurocup-final-preview-unicaja-malaga-valencia-live-stream-watch-online/