Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/12/18

BKN: The Nets Finally Control Their Own Destiny  (from Eric Spyropolous, The Step Back):
BOS: Is Horford The Most Important Celtic?  (from Matt John, Basketball Insiders):
BOS: How Horford Can Continue To Improve (from Thomas King, Hardwood Houdini);
CLE: Which Cav Had The Best Training Camp?  (from Joe Vardon, The Athletic):
DEN: Q & A: Michael Porter, Jr  (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
GSW: Quinn Cook Could Be Poised For Breakout Year (from Patrick Murray, Forbes):
GSW: The Dubs’ Favorite JaVale Memories (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
LAL: Landing LeBron: Jeanie Buss & The Kobe Assist  (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAL: Will The Lakers Make The Playoffs?  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass);
LAL: Film Room: Lonzo Returns (from Pete Zayas, Lakers Film Room):
MIA: Hassan Whiteside Wants To Be Unleashed (from Tom Haberstroh, Bleacher Report):
MIN: Why Do The Wolves Want Josh Richardson So Badly?  (from Jake Paynting, Canis Hoopus):
NYK: Is Ntilikina The Knicks’ PG Of The Future? (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
NYK: Fizdale Wants To See How Ntilikina Does Defending Some PFs  (from Barbara Barker, Newsday):
OKC: Can Schroder & Westbrook Form A Dynamic Duo?  (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
OKC: Grant And Patterson Are Keys To Thunder’s Faster Play (from Jenni Carlson, newsok.com):
ORL: Vucevic: Consistent & Still Improving  (from Chris Hays, Orlando Sentinel):
ORL: Can The Magic Overcome Their PG Issue?  (from Brandon Jefferson, The Step Back):
PHO: James Jones Has Already Made His Mark On The Suns  (from Brendon Kleen, Bright Side Of The Sun):
PHO: Bender’s Future In Phoenix Looks Bleak (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
POR: Does Taking More Three-Pointers Really Make For A Great Offense?  (from Robert Flom, Blazer’s Edge):
SAC: How The Kings Plan To Push The Pace (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
UTA: The Jazz’ Embarrassment Of Riches On The Bench (from Jordan Cummings, SLC Dunk):
WAS: Grading The Wizards’ Roster  (from NBA Math):
Inside Brian Bowen’s New Path To The NBA And What It Means (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Refs Are Using Psychology To Keep Up With The Pace Of The Modern NBA (from Ben Dowsett, SBNation):
Are Curry & Harden Breaking The Rules?  (from Coach Nick/Ronnie Nunn, BBall Breakdown):
The Art Of The Sidle: The Slickest Move In NBA Media (from Bryan Curtis, The Ringer):
Ranking All 30 Bench Units  (from Colin Ward-Heninger, CBS Sports):
How Does The Luxury Tax Work?  (from Frank Urbina, Hoops Hype):
Sleepers, Breakout Candidates & More (from The Athletic):
Two-Way Contracts Have Given Teams A Powerful Tool (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
Tex Winter Was A Stickler For Details (from Dan Woike, LA Times):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 4/21/18

The Cavs Have A Talent Problem That LBJ Alone Can’t Fix (from Tim Cato, SB Nation):
Game Three: Bogdanovic Did It At Both Ends (from Mike Wells, ESPN):
This Time The Cavs’ Offense Was To Blame (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
MIL 116, BOS 92 (from Jason Patt, The Step Back):
Brad Stevens Trusts Shane Larkin (from Bobby Manning, Celtics Blog):
WAS 122, TOR 103 (from Ian Levy, The Step Back):
Derrick Favors: “100% Healthy” And Making An Impact (from Associated Press);
Mythbusting The “Donovan Mitchell Shoots Too Much” Theory (from Andy Bailey, SLC Dunk):
Thunder Offense: More Movement Needed (from Matt Craig, Daily Thunder):
Q & A: Patrick Patterson (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
How The Jazz Are Using “Euro-Fouling” (from Fred Katz, Norman Transcript):
How Embiid Creates A Matchup Nightmare For The Heat (from Nicholas LeTourneau, The Charity Stripe):
Read and watch it here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/18309084
Dario Saric, Unsung Hero (from Bret Stuter, The Sixer Sense):
The Heat Have No Margin For Error (from Brad Botkin, CBS Sports):
Erik Spoelstra’s Coaching Progeny Are Taking Root (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
How The Pels Stymied The Blazers At The Point Of Attack (from Jackson Frank, The Charity Stripe):
Klay Thompson: Master Of Efficiency (from Connor Letourneau, SFGate):
How Steph Curry Has Mentored Quinn Cook (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
The Nets’ Development Process (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
How Bazley Showcases The Growth And Development Of The G-League (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
COY Candidates (from Spencer Lund, RealGM):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 4/1/18

John Wall Returns (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Jason Terry: Still Making An Impact (from David Ramil, Fanrag Sports):
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum’s Development Through Celtics’ Injury Epidemic (from Michael DePrisco, Celtics Blog):
Brad Stevens Pushes The Right Buttons (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Marcus Morris Has Found A Role, And A Home (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Walter McCarty On Brad Stevens (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):
DeRozan’s Versatility (from Doug Smith, Toronto Star):
What Led To Whiteside’s Postgame Rant? (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):
What Version Of Curry Will GSW Get In The Playoffs? (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Tracking The Key Injuries In Postseason Race (from Law Murray, ESPN):
Ed Davis Is Still Excelling (from Wayne Epps, Jr., Richmond Times-Dispatch):
DEN 126, OKC 125 (OT): Jokic Highlights (from Adam Mares, Denver Stiffs):
Video Breakdown: Quinn Cook’s 5-For-5 Threes Vs MIL (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Rockets:  Resting Stars Will Have Positive Effect On The Whole Rotation (from Darren Yuvan, The Dream Shake):
Jazz: Exum Could Be A Difference Maker In The Playoffs (from Jared Woodcox, The J Notes):
Health Challenges That Coaches Face (from Nick Kosmider, Denver Post):
Hawks: Andrew White Scouting Report (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/13/17 PART TWO

Harden Is Slicing Up Defenses With His Passing (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Read it here: https://www.fanragsports.com/james-harden-is-slicing-up-defenses-with-his-passing/

Ben Simmons: Present Impact & Future Ceiling (from Cole Zwicker, Stepien.com):
Unchangeable Enes Kanter: Playing His Game In New York (from David Ramil, Fanrag Sports):
How The Pistons Have Put Last Season’s Issues Behind Them (from Neil Greenberg, Washingotn Post):
Pistons: Tolliver Puts Competition Aside To Offer Wisdom To Ellenson (from Keith Langlois, pistons.com):
Capela: Sky’s The Limit (from Jenny Dial Creech, Houston Chronicle):
Sabonis: Strong Impact In Difficult Role (from Grant Afseth, Indiana Sports Coverage):
Read it here:  http://www.indianasportscoverage.com/domantas-sabonis-is-making-a-strong-impact-in-an-extremely-different-role/

Jayson Tatum “Comes Alive In The Clutch” (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
Tyreke Evans Is Back (from Neil Paine, FiveThirtyEight):
Video Breakdown: Pistons Playbook (from Mike Snyder, Detroit bad Boys):
KP: It’s The Little Things That Are Jaw-Dropping (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Marquese Chriss: Making Defensive Strides (from Lucas Johnson, Valley Of he Suns):
The Rise Of Kevon Looney (from Hugo Kitano, Golden State Of Mind):
Quinn Cook: Making The Most Of His Two-Way Deal (from Connor Letouneau, SFGate):
Clippers: The Good, Bad & Ugly (from Robert Flom, Clips Nation):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/24/17

CLE-BOS Trade Review (Day Two):
Rockets: Strengths & Weaknesses (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
CJ Miles’ Fit With The Raptors (from Justin Rowan, Real Ball Insiders):
Sixers’ Search For Firm Foundation Appears Over (from Shaun Powell, NBA.com):
Dubs: How Much Run Should Jordan Bell Get?  (from Grant Hughes, Bleacher Report):
Hawks: What Does Quinn Cook Bring To The Table?  (from Graham Chapple, Soaring Down South:
Pistons: Ellenson Is Focused On Adding Strength, Playing “D”  (from Keith Langlois, pistons.com):
Magic: Fournier Found Right Role After All-Star Break  (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
“45 GO” Ball Screening Action (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Mitchell Robinson’s Strange Recruiting Trip (from John Clay, Lexington Herald-Leader):