Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/2/17 PART ONE

The Rockets Are Terrifying (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
Derrick Favors’ Resurgence (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
How Much Has The Cavs’ Defense Truly Improved During The Win Streak? (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com):
The Flaw In The Hornets’ Defensive Scheme (from Jon DeLong, t The Hive):
Donovan Mitchell: Star In The Making (from Duncan Smith, BBall Breakdown):
Adebayo: Welcome To A Bigger Role (from Barry Jackson, Miami Herald):
Adebayo Shines On Defense Vs. Dwight Howard (from Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post):
Why The NBA Is Calling Way More Travelling  (from Michael D. Sykes II, SBNation):
Spurs’ Playbook: The Power Of The Drive & Kick (from Mark Travis, Pounding The Rock):
Spurs: So Far So Good (from Ethan Farina, Air Alamo):
GSW: Jordan Bell Expected To Receive More Consistent Minutes (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Sixers: Amir Johnson Is Providing More Than Just Locker Room Presence  (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Player Contract Bonuses To Watch (from Bobby Marks, ESPN):
TOR 120, IND 115 (from William Lou, Medium):
Diagnosing & Solving The Magic’s Defensive Problems  (form Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
“Why I’m Optimistic About G-League’s Future” (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
Is It Time For The Clippers To “Trust The Process”?  (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
4 Players Off To Amazing Starts Who You Need To Watch (from Cato/Wedworth/Ellentuck, SBNation):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/19/17

Lessons From Rockets-Warriors Opener  (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
How The Van Gundys Became An Influential NBA Duo (from John Lombardo & John Ourand, Sports Business Daily):
Will Thibodeau Overwork The Wolves? (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):
– Are The Wolves Ready To Be A Super Team? (from Evan Dyal, Sir Charles In Charge):
Kaminsky’s Opportunity (from Benny Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Utah’s Foundational Frontcourt (from Ben Dowsett, Basketball Insiders):
Wednesday Recap (from Tim Cato, SBNation, with links to individual game stories):
The Sixers Were Worth The Wait (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Attacking Switching (Actions/Sets)  (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
Crowder: Great Fit Alongside LBJ (from Robbie DiPaola, King James Gospel):
Can Lonzo Ball’s Jumper Make It In The NBA?  (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Kings: Divac Breaks Down The Roster (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
Nuggets Roster Analysis (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Jaylen Brown/Jayson Tatum: Trying To Take Offensive Pressure Off Irving (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
Greg Monroe: Sixth Man Of The Year Candidate (from Brian Sampson, Dime Mag):
Pat Riley Reflects On 50 NBA Years, How He’s Changed & Why He Loves This Heat Team (from Greg Cote, Miami Herald):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/9/17

Rating NBA Tiers: From Warriors To Worst (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Teodosic: Already Giving Clippers Joy & Pace (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
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Breakout Watch: Norman Powell  (from Vivek Jacob, BBball Breakdwon):
Nets: Is Allen Crabbe A Perfect Fit?  (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Q & A: Vince Carter (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Player Preview: Nikola Jokic  (from Tyler Bowen, Hoops Nations):
The New-Look Hawks’ Offense (from Glen Willis, Peachtree Hoops):
Is Kuzma The Real Deal? (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Four Atlantic Division Breakout Players  (from Matt Chin, otgbasketball.com):
Marcus Smart’s Scrappiness Is Rubbing Off On New Teammates  (from Taylor C. Snow, Celtics.com):
Yabusele: Strengths & Weaknesses  (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com):
Spurs: Lauvergne Looking Like Good Fit (from Jared Johnson, Fanrag Sports):
Podcast: Nuggets’ President Tim Connelly (from Adrian Wojnarowski):
The Cavs Are Counting On LBJ’s Defense (from Dan Gilinsky, King James Gospel):
Grizzlies: Playoff Hopes Depend On Four Comeback Candidates (from Chris Herrington, Commercial Appeal):
Every Teams’ Best Case Scenario (from Ti Windisch, Fansided):
Wolves: Thibodeau Executes The Rerunning Of The Bulls (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Grading The Spurs’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Summer Internship Could Help Willy Hernangomez Separate Himself (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
There Is More To Dion Than Waiters Island (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
Coach Vogel: Excited About Orlando’s Modernized Style Of Play (from John Denton, magic.com):
Lakers’ Preseason: Data Takeaways  (from Cranjis McBasketball, Forum Blue And Gold):
–  Jazz: Joe Johnson Can Still Play (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):
The Top 5 Prospects From the 2017 Draft (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
Pistons Like Moreland’s Energy, Not His Lapses (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
Euroleague Season Preview (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 31-40  (from Sportando):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/8/17

Dwight Howard Looking For Career Rebound In Charlotte (from Gary Washburn, Boston Globe):
Sixers: Redick Poised To Make Huge Impact (from Sean Kennedy, Fanrag Sports):
Jimmy Butler: From Obscure Rookie To All-Star (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Nuggets: Will Barton Gearing Up For Increased Workload  (from TJ McBride, BSNDenver):
SVG: Ellenson, Johnson Each Likely To Stick To One Spot This Season  (from Keith Langlois, pisotns.com):
Most Important Players: Pacific Division (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Bulls: Justin Holiday Is Turning Heads As Preseason Leader (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):
Heat: Tyler Johnson Is Already Proving His Worth (from Allana Tachauer, All U Can Heat):
Orlando’s Game Plan Is Simple (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Bogut Offensive Data Dive (from Cranjis McBasketball, Forum Blue & Gold):
Great Passing Centers (from Cort Reynolds, Celtics Blog):
Embiid Provides Big Impact (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Raptors’ Historically Low Assist Percentage (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Spurs: Brandon Paul’s Defense-First Attitude Makes Him Perfect Fit  (from Tom Orsborn, Express News);
Pistons: Will Reggie Jackson Return To Pre-Injury Form?  (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
Seth Curry’s Tibia Injury (from Mike Fisher/Jeff Stotts, scout.com):
In-Depth Injury Outlooks For Embiid, Simmons, Thomas, Kawhi & More (from gearsofbiz.com):
Jazz: Impact Of Exum’s Injury (from David Locke, lockedonjazz.net):
Sixers:  The Importance Of Jerryd Bayless (from Simon Smith, Hoops Habit):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 41-50 (from Sportando.com):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/6/17

Knicks: 3 Ways To Improve Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Eric Snyder, Hoops Habit);
How Kanter Can Get Grip On Starting Center Job (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
A Look Into The Celtics’ New Offense (from drewdoxy, celticsblog):
Transition Is The Glue & Key For The Magic (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
The Heat’s Lineup Evolution: Splitting Up Johnson & Johnson (from Ira Wunderman, SunSentinel):
Bogdan Bogdanovic: Not Your Typical Rookie  (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
G-League: The Most Valuable Returning Rights Players  (from Chris Reichert, 2ways10days.com):
Guerschon Yabusele: Celtics’ Secret Weapon (from Benny Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):
Kyle Kuzma Talks About His Motivation (from Joon Lee, Bleacher Report):
How Schroder Needs To Improve (from Tony East, NBA Math):
Q & A: Nuggets GM  (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Marcus Morris Knows His Celtics’ Role: “To Be The Bully”  (fromMark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Changing The Age Limit: Myths & Options (from Steve Kyler, Basketball Insiders):
Jonah Bolden: Happy To Hone NBA Dream In Israel (from Nick Metallinos, ESPN):
Bulls Offense Needs Work (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Kings Struggle Through 11 Bad Seasons At Both Ends (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Clippers Lose A Star But Address Their Biggest Problem  (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Celtics Were Best At 4th Quarter Comebacks (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
The Importance Of Aron Baynes (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Grading The Kings’ Roster (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Unheralded Young Players Who Could Be Key Contributors For Contenders (from Brett Koremenos, RealGM):
How The Jazz Have Evolved Through Analytics (from Ben Mehic, Deseret News):
Sixers’ Notebook (from Brian Seltzer, sixers.com):
History: NBA Champs & The Midrange Jumper (from Ian Smith, Hashtag Basketball):
Analyzing Terrance Ferguson’s Debut  (from RK Anthony, Welcome To Loud City):
Video Breakdown: Jordan Bell On The Short Roll (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Top 100 Euroleague Players: 61-70  (from Sportando):
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