Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/10/18

The Jimmy Butler Story (from Sam Smith,

Video: Jimmy Butler Interview (from Jim Petersen, Fox Sports):
Can Blake Griffin Change The Course Of A Franchise? (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
Suns: Acquiring Payton Was Worth The Gamble (from Evan Sidery, Bright Side Of The Sun):
–  Trading Payton: The Magic Are Transitioning To A New Era (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Steve Kerr: Noticing The Benefits Of NBA’s Schedule Changes (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Analyzing The Cavs’ Deadline Moves (from Terry Pluto,
The Celtics And The New Economy Of 1st Round Picks (from wjsy, Celtics Blog):
The Shocking Success Of The Timberwolves Offense (from Tyler Metcalf, Hashtag Basketball):
Video Breakdown: KAT Doesn’t Get The Ball Enough (from Brian Sampson):
Lakers: Why Luke Walton Wants More Ball Movement (from Harrison Faigen, Lakers Nation):
Magic’s Coaches, Players Marvel At DJ Augustin’s Shooting Form (from Josh Cohen,
Augustin Prepares For Heavier Load After Payton Trade (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
How The Pacers’ Big Men Space The Floor (from Tony East, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
How Trading For Devin Harris Will Improve The Nuggets (from TJ McBride, Mile High Sports):
Rasual Butler Was A HOF Friend (from Vincent Goodwill, Bleacher Report):
G-League: Georges Niang Is Shining (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/9/18 PART TWO

Assessing The Buyout Market (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Big Men Pull-Up Shooting: A Measure Of Offensive Ceiling (from Cole Zwicker, The Stepien):
Revisiting The 2017 Deadline Trades (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Conversation With Mbah A Moute (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Cavs Hit The Reset Button To “Avert A Slow Death” (from Steve Aschburner,
Nuggets Decided It Was Time To Get Off The Mudiay Roller Coaster (from Zack Mikash, Denver Stiffs):
Pat Riley Explains The Heat’s DWade Acquisition (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):
–  Bob Myers: Why The Warriors Made No Moves (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
With Technical Fouls Mounting, Warriors Look To Strike A Balance (from Monte Poole, NBC Sports):
Paxson Feels Good About Where The Bulls Are Heading (from Sam Smith,
Kings Seem To Finally Commit To Youth Movement (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Assessing The ROY Race (from Sam Prescott, The Wesleyan Argus):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/15/18

NBA Coaches Reflect On Dr. King’s Legacy: A Roundtable Discussion (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
The Heat’s Almost-Stars Are The Improbable Challenge In The East (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
MIA 97, MIL 79  (from Andre Fernandez, Miami Herald):
Heat Keep Winning – And Whiteside Issue Remains Curious (from Dave Hyde, SunSentinel):
Doncic: The Next Euro Star (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Donovan Mitchell’s Surprising Star Turn (from David Aldridge,
Sabonis Demands Your Attention (from Jonathan Macri, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
The Gift & The Curse Fueling CP3’s Competitive Fire (from Tim MacMahon, ESPN):
Blazers Need To Be Patient With Zach Collins (from Ty Delbridge, Hoops Habit):
Waiting For Opportunity: Payne, Blakeney & Bulls’ Backcourt (from Sam Smith,
Bulls’ Week In Review: LaVine, Markkanen, Nwaba (from Stephen Noh, The Athletic):
Breaking Down LaVine’s Debut (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
RHJ: Showcasing Growth For Nets (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Manu Ginobili: Still Contributing at 40  (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
The Celtics’ Unique Size Situation (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
The Celtics’ Schedule: Finally Getting Back To Normal (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Anunoby: Quietly Becoming One Of This Year’s Best Rookies (from Craig Oliver, Hashtag Basketball):
Definitive Guide To NBA Pick-And-Roll (from Coach Nick/Jeff Diepenbrock, BBall Breakdown):
Suns’ GM Ryan McDonough Discusses The Job Coach Triano Is Doing (from Scott Bordow,
How Each Team Is Performing In 2nd Of Back-To-Backs  (from Mike Zavagno, Fear The Sword):
Cavs: IT Is Still Trying To Get His Legs Back (from Chris Fedor,
Markelle Fultz’ Return: The Final Hurdles (from Jessica Camerato, NBC Sports):
The Hornets Haven’t Given Up On Malik Monk (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Time To Call MIN-CHI Butler Trade A “Win-Win” (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Denzel Valentine Handles “Demotion” With Professionalism, Confidence (from KC Johnson, Chicago Tribune):
Q & A: Jerry Stackhouse (from Vivek Jacob,
What The Hell Is Going On With Norman Powell’s Offense? (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic):
Ian Clark: Earning Playing Time With Energy, Work Ethic (from William Guillory,
NBA Execs Think Lonzo Should Tell Pops To Chill (from Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/22/17

Inside Houston’s Shot To Stop The Dubs (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):

Ball Movers, Black Holes, Warriors Blocks (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):
Lakers: Kuzma’s Potential Was On Full Display (from Jeff Siegel, The Step Back):
Suns: Troy Daniels Is Playing A Crucial Role With Booker Out (from Gerald Bourguet, Valley Of The Suns):
Finding Bright Spots In The Suns (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):
Q & A: Quentin Richardson (from Alex Kennedy, Basketball Insiders):
Developing Ben Simmons’ Jump Shot (from Chris Vito, Delco Times):
Donovan Mitchell is The Lifeblood Of The Jazz’ Offense  (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
Video Breakdown: How Klay & KD Slogged Through The Memphis Mud (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Friday Film: Single/Double (And Inverted), Dummy Step Up  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Examining The Nets (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
The Nets Have A Modern Offensive Scheme, But Is It The Right One? (from Brian Sampson, BBall Breakdown):
CLE 115, CHI 112 (from Sam Smith,
Mike Scott’s Comeback Season (from Kevin Parrish, Jr, Bullets Forever):
Video: The Worst Defensive Duo (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Meet Nets’ Color Commentator Sarah Kustok (from Yaron Weitzman, Bleacher Report):
Celtics’ Bench Struggles Without Marcus Morris (from Brendan Ronan, Celtics Life):
Gordon Hayward: Improving Every Day (from
Celtics Have The NBA’s Most Surprising Big Three (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Sixers: The Value That Saric Brings (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
By The Numbers: Breaking Down The Pacers’ Early Season Success (from Jacob Breece, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
The Week In Review (from Brian Sampson, NBA Math):
The Blazers Are Taking A Different Road To The Same Destination (from David Ramil, Fanrag Sports):
How Dwyane Wade Reinvented Himself (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):
Getting The Most Out Of NBA Lineups With Machine Learning (from Michael Watson, ZigZag Analytics):
Players Who Took Preps-To-Overseas Route (from Nick Birdsong, Sporting News):
Trey Lyles: Making The Most Of His Opportunity (from Aniello Piro, Mile High Sports):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/26/17

 GSW 117, TOR 112 (from William Lou,
Video Breakdown Of Game-Ending 10-0 Run (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Wednesday Night Recap (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
SAS 117, MIA 100 (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Timberwolves: Where Is The Transition “D”?  (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum: Exceeding Expectations (from Paolo Uggeti, The Ringer):
Bulls: Kay Felder: Small Size, Big Heart (from Sam Smith,
5 Players Making The Most Of New Opportunities (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The ringer):
Aaron Gordon: Prospering At PF (from Nekias Duncan, Fanrag Sports):
Dejounte Murray Is Breaking Out (from Jesus Gomez, BBall Breakdown):
Nets: Sean Marks & Kenny Atkinson Have “Switched The Culture” (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Pelicans: The Problem Is The Rest Of The Roster (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Brad Stevens’ Magic Touch (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
The Scars That Shaped Jabari Parker (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
5 Ways To Fix “One-and-Done” (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Elbow Injury Forced LBJ To Change Shooting Motion (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
LBJ Can Play Any Position At Any Time (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
LBJ: The NBA’s Prometheus (from Jason Concepion, The Ringer):
Q&A: Hassan Whiteside (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
How Craig Robinson Wound Up Working For The Knicks (from Adam Zagoria,
Travelling Violations Are Way Up (from Positive Residual, Nylon Calculus):
Video Compilation: Snap Series Run By 76ers/Pistons (From Zak Boisvert,
Shane Larkin Makes Most Of His Chances With Celtics (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Fultz’ Trainer Sheds Light On Strange Injury Saga (from Sam Amick, USA Today):
Marques Johnson Discusses Bucks’ “Return To The Mecca” Game (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
Swanigan Proving To Be Late Draft Steal (from David Woods, Indy Star):
Ask Ben: Game-To-Game Strategy & More (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Suns’ Defense: Effort is The First Step (from Ben Falk):