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

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/19/17

 

As His Stature Grows, Isaiah Thomas Is Dreaming Bigger (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):

Read it here:  http://www.espn.com/blog/boston/celtics/post/_/id/4725289/as-his-stature-grows-isaiah-thomas-is-dreaming-bigger

Isaiah Thomas Counts NBA Peers Among His Fans (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):

Read it here:  https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/celtics/2017/02/18/allstars/ZXRRRE9JL7mPede07EemeN/story.html

A Night On The Road With Isaiah Thomas (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):

Read it here:  https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/celtics/2017/02/18/thomas/7gJNwcUjpDpyId6PpiCuzN/story.html

Eric Gordon Credits D’Antoni, Teammates For His Success (from Jesse Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):

Read it here:  http://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-saturday-eric-gordon-credits-dantoni-and-teammates-for-his-success/

How His Father’s Tragedy Molded Caris LeVert (from Brian Lewis, NY Post):

Read it here: http://nypost.com/2017/02/18/how-fathers-tragedy-molded-the-person-caris-levert-has-become/

Sixers Need To Make Covington A Long-Term Piece  (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):

Read it here:  http://thesixersense.com/2017/02/19/philadelphia-76ers-need-make-robert-covington-long-term-piece/

Jimmy Butler: Just A Kid From Tomball (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):

Read it here:  http://www.nba.com/bulls/features/just-a-kid-from-tomball

Draymond Green Q & A  (from CL Anthony, The Hardwood Nation):

Read it here: https://thehardwoodnation.net/2017/02/18/qa-draymond-green-4/

Exploring Reggie Jackson’s Struggles (from Jasper Apollonia, Piston Powered):

Read it here: http://pistonpowered.com/2017/02/18/detroit-pistons-reggie-jackson-struggles/

 

 

 

Gordon Hayward’s New Training Regimen Helped Him Become An All-Star (from Tony Jones/Aaron Falk, Salt Lake Tribune):

Read it here:  http://www.sltrib.com/sports/4955242-155/utah-jazz-offseason-work-pushed-gordon

Even Without KD, Presti’s Plan Holds Up  (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):

Read it here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/02/18/even-without-kevin-durant-sam-prestis-plan-for-the-thunder-holds-up/?utm_term=.9f69c9f7ed96

The TOR-ORL Trade:

From Philip Rossman-Reich/Brian Boake, Orlando Magic Daily):  http://orlandomagicdaily.com/2017/02/15/meet-terrence-ross-raptors-rapture/

From Brian Boake/Philip Rossman Reich, Raptors Rapture):  http://raptorsrapture.com/2017/02/18/learning-about-serge-ibaka-from-orlando-experts/

Nets: Kenny Atkinson Sees Hope And Progress (from Greg Logan, Newsday):

Read it here:  http://www.newsday.com/sports/basketball/nets/kenny-atkinson-sees-hope-and-progress-for-his-nets-at-all-star-break-1.13144946

DeAndre Jordan Has Come A Long Way  (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times):

Read it here: http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakers/la-sp-nba-all-stars-20170218-story.html

Dave Joerger: Soothing Influence On A Hot Mess Organization  (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):

Read it here:  http://www.sacbee.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ailene-voisin/article133648744.html

Gortat On Markieff Morris  (from Ben Standig, Scout.com):

Read it here:  http://www.scout.com/nfl/redskins/story/1755689-1-on1-why-wizards-gortat-stands-with-morris

Abdel Nader: Ready To Kick The Door Down  (from Mark Potash, suntimes.com):

Read it here: http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/fred-hoiberg-guy-abdel-nader-ready-to-kick-the-door-down-to-nba/

D-League: Alfonzo McKinnie’s Ascension  (from Francis Adu, Ridiculous Upside):

Read and watch it here: http://www.ridiculousupside.com/2017/2/17/14651812/alfonzo-mckinnies-nba-dleague-nbadl-windy-city-bulls