Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/24/19

BOS: Tatum Is Attacking & It Is Driving Celtics To Another Level (from John Karalis, Mass Live):
BOS: Takeaways From Win Over Cavs (from John Karalis, Mass Live):
BOS: That 9 Pass Play Was Celtics Basketball (from Jeff Clark, Celtics Blog):
DEN: The Nuggets Are Inexperienced & Precocious (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
HOU: Explaining The Danuel House Move (from Jonathan Feigen, Housotn Chronicle):
MEM:  Q & A: Marc Gasol (from Peter Edmiston, The Athletic):
MIA: Winslow Emerges From “Dark Time” To Find Happiness On & Off Court (from Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald):
MIN: Wolves Practice The Wheres & Whys Of Taking A Good Shot (from Chris Hine, Star Tribune):
MIN: KAT Is On Fire (from James Tillman III, Hoops Habit):
NOP: Holiday’s Defense Might Save The Season (from John Butler III, Hoops Habit):
ORL: How Magic Assistant Coaches Chart During Games (from Josh Robbins, The Athletic):
PHI: Developing The Embiid/Butler Pairing (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
POR: Blazers’ Assistant Dale Osbourne’s Journey (from Kerry Eggers, Portland Tribune):
SAC: Hield Has Become On The NBA’s Best Shooters (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
UTA: Donovan Mitchell Has Been Turning It Around In January (from Daniel Lubofsky, Hoops Habit):
WAS: The Wizards Are Playing Their Best Defense Of The Season (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
WAS: Bradley Beal Is Strong (from Nate Wolf, BBall Index):
Schedule Alert: Tricky Games In The NBA Playoff Race (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):
Players Who Can’t Be Aggregated In Trades (from Luke Adams, Hoops Rumors):
An Updated Look At Draft Pick Protection Obligations (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
How Ja Morant Became A Surprise Top-3 Draft Prospect (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 1/8/19

ATL: Huerter Is More Than Just A Shooter (from Max Carlin, The Step Back):
BKN: Nets Can Finally Point Toward A Brighter Future (from Tim Bontemps, ESPN):
BOS: The Celtics’ Balanced Attack (from Bill Sy, Celtics Blog):
BOS: Marcus Smart’s 3-Point Improvement Stems From Post-Practice Competition (from Chris Forsberg, NBC Sports):
DET: The Pistons’ “Late-Switch” Pick & Roll Coverage (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
DET:  Hard Work Has Earned Bryn Forbes A Solid NBA Career (from John Niyo, Detroit News):
DET: Blake Griffin Is Whatever You Want Him To Be (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
HOU: Harden’s Methodical Essence (from Jackson Frank, The Step Back):
HOU: The Anatomy Of Harden’s Step Back (from Ben Pfeifer, Clutch Points):
HOU: Harden Dissects Nuggets With Distribution (from Michael Wright, ESPN):
MEM: Justin Holiday Arrives In Desperate Times (from Michael Wallace, grizzlies.com):
MIL: Brook Lopez: Sharpshooter From Distance (from Luis Paez-Pumar, Deadspin):
NOP: Q & A: Anthony Davis (from Joe Vardon, The Athletic):
NYK: A Season Of Development (Or Tanking)  (form John Gonzalez, The Ringer):
OKC: Ferguson’s Dramatic Defensive Development (from Maddie Lee, newsok.com):
PHI: Q & A: New VP Of Player Development Annelie Schmittel (from Ramona Shelburne, ESPN):
PHI: JJ Redick: All-Star? (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
POR: Blazers’ Keys Are Bench, Assists & Making Threes (from Mike Tokito, Forbes):
POR: Blazers Are Asking More Of Nurkic & He Is Delivering (from Jack Winter, Hoop Ball):
SAC: One Play Epitomized The Kings’ Unselfish Style (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
SAS: The Spurs’ Midrange Stars Are More Efficient Than You Think (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
WAS: Shooting More With The 2nd Unit Is Working Out For Otto Porter (from Fred Katz, The Athletic):
The End Of The Coach/GM Dual Role (from Dan Devine, The Ringer):
How NBA Stars Face The Challenge Of Growing Old Gracefully (from A. Sherrod Blakely, NBC Sports):
The “Welcome To The NBA Moment” (from Clevis Murray, The Athletic):
Vince Carter Paved The Way For RJ Barrett (from Myron Medcalf, ESPN):
Each Top Draft Prospect’s Most Glaring Weakness (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/31/18

CLE: Who Matters For The Team’s Future? (from Mike Schnreiner, Cavs, The Blog):
DAL: The Luka/DSJ Ceiling Is Very High (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
GSW: DMC: “It’s Been The Longest Year Of My Life”  (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
GSW: Jerebko Using Similar Experience To Help DMC With Rehab (from Connor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
HOU: How Austin Rivers Is Finding A Home With The Rockets (from Gavriel Wilkins, Hoops Habit):
MIN: Q & A: KAT  (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):
MIN: Tyus Jones: Adept At Theft (from Chris Hine, Star Tribune):
ORL: Aaron Gordon Has Become An Elite Defender (from Josh Cohen, magic.com):
PHI: Interesting Sixers Stats, Vol. 1 (from Adam Aaronson, Liberty Ballers):
*PHO: Ayton Is Thriving On The Offensive Glass (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
PHO: Ayton Is Just Getting Started (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
PHO: How Klay Thompson Influenced DeAndre Ayton (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
PHO: Booker Is Finding Balance Between Scoring & Facilitating  (from Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic):
TOR: Lowry’s Absence Has Significant Impact On Raptors’ Pace (from Arden Zwelling, sportsnet.ca):
TOR: Kawhi Is Back On Top (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
UTA: Confident Exum Is Rising To The Occasion (from Jody Genessy, Deseret News):
WAS: With Wall Out, Focus Turns To Satoransky  (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
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*PHO: Ayton Is Thriving On The Offensive Glass (from Adam Spinella, The Basketball Writers):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/8/18

–  BOS: Jaylen Brown Is Just Playing Basketball (from Daniel Poarch, Celtics Blog):
CHA: Bridges’ Versatility Is Proving Valuable To Hornets (from Reid Forgrave, CBS Sports):
DAL: Adapting To The Modern NBA Has Been Key To Barnes’ Success With Mavs (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):
DEN: Juancho Hernangomez Has Excelled As Starter (from Nick Kosmider, The Athletic):
DEN: Don’t Sweat Jamal Murray’s Technique (from Joon Lee, Bleacher Report):
DET: There’s Never Been A Stretch Four Like Blake Griffin (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):
GSW: Video Breakdown: The Dubs Unleashed A Barrage Of Treys (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
GSW: Dubs’ “Best Defensive Game Of The Year” (form Nick Friedell, ESPN):
GSW: Q & A: David West (from Sam Amick, The Athletic):
LAC: Ralph Lawler’s Farewell Season (from Dave Eminian, Journal Star):
MEM: Conley Is Back & Lighting Up The NBA (from Alex Squadron, slamonline.com):
MEM: JJJ Isn’t Shying Away (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
MEM: Role Players Lead Grizzlies To Win Over NOP (from Chris Kern, Beale Street Bears):
MIL: Grading The Offseason Acquistiions After 23 Games (from Robby Cowles, Behind The Buck Pass):
MIN: What Makes The Wolves’ New Defense Different? (from Pietro Caddeo, BBall Index):
NOP: Randle’s 1st Quarter Impact (from Oleh Kosel, The Bird Writes):
NYK: Q &A: Frank Ntilikina (from Antoine Bancharel, Basket-Infos.com/Knicks Film School):
WAS: The Wizards Can Still “Out-Talent” Lottery Teams (from Nate Wolf, BBall Index):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 11/4/18

BKN:  Breakdown: Dinwiddie’s Game Winner  (from Coach Nick, Bball Breakdown):
BKN: Lack Of Defense May Have Russell On Bench Late In Games (from Greg Logan, Newsday):
BOS: Breaking Down The Final Minute Of Loss To Pacers (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
BOS: Takeaways From Loss To Pacers (from Keith Smith, Celtics Blog):
BOS: How Were The Celtics Successful Against The Bucks? (from Eric Nehm, The Athletic):
CHI: Wendell Carter Could Be Rare Defense-First ROY  (from Michael Walton, NBC Sports):
DET: Bruce Brown Emerges As Pistons’ Biggest Surprise (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
GSW: Video Breakdown: McKinnie Bites The Wolves (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
GSW: Video Breakdown: How Draymond Helped Beat The Wolves (from Joe Viray, Golden State Of Mind):
IND: Oladipo Thrives In Crunch Time (from Ben Pfeifer, 8Points,9Seconds):
MEM: Omri Casspi: Not Your Typical NBA Player (from Mark Giannotto, Commercial Appeal):
MIL: Why Have The Bucks Made Such Dramatic Improvement?  (from Sky Sports):
MIL: Better On Defense & Sticking With The Plan (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline.com):
NYK: The Knicks’ Draft Class of Steals (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
OKC: Westbrook’s Adjustments Are Paying Dividends  (from Lawrence George, Thunderous INtentions):
SAC: Divac Expected This  (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee):
WAS: Wizards Need More From Their Bench, Starting With Oubre (from Tyler Blint-Welsh, Washington Post):
The Hidden Gem: NBA Prospect Daulton Hommes At Div II Point Loma Nazarene (from Marc Ziegler, San Diego Union-Tribune):
Depth Charts: Team Rotations Right Now (from Alberto de Roa, Hoops Hype):
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Early NBA Returns: The Villanova Rookies  (from Ben Nadeau, Basketball Insiders):