Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/21/18

Q & A: Steve Kerr (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
Q & A: Pelicans’ Assistant Coach Chris Finch  (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
The Most Intriguing Players This Season (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Q & A: Tony Parker (from Matt Rochinski, hornets.com):
MIP Candidates Ready To Break Out (from Grant Hughes, Bleacher report):
How Sean Marks Brought The Nets Back From The Abyss  (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
Jarrett Allen Carries A New Profile Into His Second Nets’ Training Camp (from Tom Dowd, nets.com):
Grading The Pacers Roster (from NBA Math):
Grading The Rockets Roster (from NBA Math):
10 Teams That Made  Meaningful Changes Entering 2018-19 Season (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Jamal Crawford: “I Could Just Sign A Deal To Sign A Deal”  (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Sixers Believe Brand Can Help Make Them A FA Destination  (from Derek Bodner, The Athletic):
Presti’s Plan For 2018-19 Thunder: Fast But Accurate (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
Presti On Steven Adams (from Ananth Pandian, 247 Sports):
Film Room: More Important: Making Threes Or Defending Threes? (from Josh Cohen, maigc.com):
What’s Left For Alex Len? (from Nick Sciria, Cleaning The Glass):
How Far Can The Contrarian, Big, Defensive Jazz Go This Season?  (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
The Clippers Hired Lee Jenkins For What He Did Best At SI  (from Ben Strauss, Washington Post):
The Clippers Almost Had A Lee Jenkins Precedent, 25 Years Ago (from Jon Greenberg, The Athletic):
Ref Lauren Holtkamp: Perfecting Her Craft & Carving A Career Path For Women (from Dan Greene, Sports Illustrated):
Jackie MacMullan/Rafe Bartholomew’s Book Ties Generational Stars To Common Thread (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
Brandon Ingram: The Lakers’ Wild Card (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Breaking Down Magic & Pelinka’s Presser  (from Mike Trudell, lakers.com):
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Knicks: Stressing Patience & Taking The Long View (from Steve Popper, Newsday):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/24/17

The OKC-NYK Trade:
Video: Doncic Eurobasket Breakdowns (from Mike Schmitz, Draft Express):
   – Pick And Roll Scoringhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaE0eAxLm3A
   – Pick And Roll Passing:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7A2FQB5IWk
Meyers Leonard Improved His Game (And Confidence) This Offseason (from Nate Mann, Rip City Project):
Rondo Quickly Making An Impression On Pelicans’ Teammates (from Jim Eichenhofer, pelicans.com):
Ian Clark: Hopeful Sharpshooter (from geespn, pelicansdebrief.com):
Denzel Valentine Has Breakout Opportunity This Season (from Craig Brallier, pippenainteasy.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/24/17

Q & A: Celtics’ Director Of Player Personnel Austin Ainge  (from Brian Robb, Boston Sports Journal):
Video Breakdown:  What Is A Slot Screen & How Do NBA Teams Use It?  (from Dane Carbaugh, NBC Sports):
Nuggets: The Impact Of Adding Millsap (from Michael Brock, NBA Math):
Film Room: Jokic’s Efficiency  (from Tom West, Nugg Love):
Can A SF Breakout Save The Pelicans? (from Matt Cianfrone, Fansided):
FA Bargain: Mbah A Moute (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Jeanie Buss: Lakers’ Wonder Woman (from Bill Oram, OC Register):
Why Harden’s Defense Will Improve  (from Michael Knight, Space City Scoop):
Sunday’s Notes (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Undrafted Treasure: Jalen Moore  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside);
–  The Pistons’ Improved 3-Point Shooting (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Stanley Johnson Can Make Things Easier For Himself With  More Cuts (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Jared Sullinger’s Future  (from Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
How The Thunder Ended Up Paying Millions To Ronnie Price (from Fred Katz, CNHI):
Nik Stauskas: An In-Depth Look (from Daniel Stets, The Sixer Sense):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/1/17

Thunder: Swinging For The Fences (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
Paul George, the People’s Champion (from Kelly Iko, 94feetreport.com):
DeMar DeRozan Q & A (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Biggest Questions In Another Wild Offseason (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Is Teague An Upgrade For Wolves At PG? (fromGerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
Iguodala: Team Culture Changer (from Maxwell Ogden, Hoops Habit):
Rubio & The Jazz: Defensive Hand In Glove Fit (from My_Lo, SLCDunk):
Can MCW Bounce Back? (from Ti Windisch, The Step Back):
What Korkmaz’ Arrival Means To Sixers (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Jonah Bolden Could Be Sixers’ Back-Up Four Next Season (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Meet Harrison Gaines, Lonzo Ball’s Agent (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
The Phil Jackson Era Wasn’t A Total Dumpster Fire (from Howard Beck, Bleacher Report):
Guide To 2017 Contract Options, Qualifying Offers (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
How An NBA Front Office Handles Free Agency, Step-By-Step (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
Ekpe Udoh: From NBA Bench Player To Turkish Hero (from Patrick Kingsley, NYTimes):
D-League Alums To Watch At Orlando Summer League (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Rob Pelinka Q & A: Draft Evaluation & Offseason Outlook (from Mike Trudell, Lakers.com):
Lakers’ Priority: Cap Flexibility For Next Summer (from Mark Medina, LA Daily News);

 

 

 

 

Derrick Caracter Is Still Ballin’ (from Shereen Rayan, Lake Show Life):

 

 

 

 

 

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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/25/17

How The Cavs Are Using Kyle Korver  (from Mike Zavagno, Fear The Sword):

Read and watch it here: http://www.fearthesword.com/2017/2/17/14643248/kyle-korver-the-nbas-best-shooter-since-coming-to-cleveland

The Cavs “Jumbo” Second Unit Is Torching The Opposition (from Carter Rodriguez, Fear The Sword):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.fearthesword.com/2017/2/25/14736588/the-cavaliers-bench-lineup-williams-korver-frye-james-jefferson

Under-The-Radar Figures From The Trade Deadline  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):

Read it here: https://theringer.com/10-under-the-radar-figures-from-an-underwhelming-nba-trade-deadline-80f9c8f22bde#.1bf95zmxk

What Tucker Brings To The Raptors  (from Danny Chau, The Ringer):

Read it here: https://theringer.com/toronto-raptors-phoenix-suns-pj-tucker-trade-6c741b95a95a#.yyi6usmr3

Grading The Deadline Day Dumps (from David Brandon, 16 Wins A Ring):

Read it here: https://16winsaring.com/trade-grades-deadline-day-dumps-605f08fd2aa5#.7niir284i

–  Appreciating Sam Presti  (from Sean Reece, Thunderous Intentions):

Read it here:  http://thunderousintentions.com/2017/02/25/start-appreciating-sam-presti/

What Ferrell Has Brought To The Mavs  (from Jake Rauchbach, Basketball Insiders):

Read and watch it here:  http://www.basketballinsiders.com/yogi-ferrells-10-day-contract-showing/

Rakeem Christmas Provides Unexpected Boost For Pacers  (from Nate Taylor, Indy Star):

Read it here:  http://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nba/pacers/2017/02/25/rakeem-christmas-provides-unexpected-boost-pacers-win/98392282/

–  Richaun Holmes Stars In Bigger Role (from Jessica Camerato, csnphilly.com):

Read it here: http://www.csnphilly.com/philadelphia-76ers/thrust-bigger-role-sixers-holmes-stars-win-over-wizards

–  Rick Carlisle Can Unlock Noel’s Talent  (from Austin Ngaruiya, Mavs Moneyball):

Read and watch it here: http://www.mavsmoneyball.com/2017/2/25/14722828/rick-carlisle-can-unlock-nerlens-noel-talent-dallas-mavericks

Sixers: What To Expect From Justin Anderson  (from Jake Pavorsky/Tim Cato/Nck Henderson, LibertyVallers/Mavs Moneyball):

Read it here: http://www.libertyballers.com/2017/2/25/14725196/justin-anderson-philadelphia-76ers-dallas-mavericks-nba-trade-deadline-nerlens-noel

Patterson And Kelly Make Sense For The Hawks (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):

Read it here:  http://www.peachtreehoops.com/2017/2/25/14731574/atlanta-hawks-trade-deadline-lamar-patterson-ryan-kelly