Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/13/18

Raptors: Real & Getting Better (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Everyone Wants Andrew Wiggins To Attack The Rim, But Will He? (from Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press):
Warriors Say Klay Deserves All-Defensive Honor (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Blazers: From Cursed To Charmed (from Jason Quick, NBC Sports):
Making Sense Of The Pelicans’ Pace (from Jake Madison, Locked On Pelicans):
Brandon Jennings Returns In Style (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):
The Jazz’ Historic Playoff Push (from Mychal Lowman, SLC Dunk):
Jazz: Rubio Is A Key Cog In Playoff Push (from Ryan McDonald, deseret News):
What NBA Scouts Will Be Watching In NCAA Tourney Day 1 Games (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz):
Trae Young Profile/Scouting Report (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Not Every Former Kentucky Player Skyrockets To NBA Stardom (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Australian Sports Scientists Are Changing The NBA Game (from Damian McIver,
The COY Race Is Heated (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Wizards: Wall Takes Another Step Toward Return (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Fixing The Brooklyn Nets (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Nets: Assessing Jarrett Allen’s Play Since Entering The Starting Lineup (from Zack Collura, Nothin But Nets):
What We Miss When We Focus On Watching The Ball (from Dylan Murphy, Cleaning The Glass):
Pacers: Myles Turner Has Stepped It Up Since The All-Star Break (from Ben Gibson, 8 Points, 9 Seconds):
Julius Randle Is Finally Coming Into His Own: Now It’s The Lakers Job To Keep Him (from Christian Rivas, Silver Screen And Roll):
Rockets: Joe Johnson Continues To Struggle (from Eric Spyropolous, Hoops Habit):
Metrics: Worst Defenders (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Spurs: Coach Popovich On The Urge To Go With “Corporate Knowledge” (from Michael C. Wright, ESPN):
Magic: How Jonathon Simmons’ Game Has Grown Since Leaving San Antonio (from John Denton,
Clippers: Thornwell Is Contributing In A Variety Of Ways (from James Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
Mavs: Jameel Warney On His Call-Up  (from Bobby Karalla,
Inside The Sixers’ Food Program (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
The Unlikely Journey Of Jimmer Fredette (from Jesse Hyde, Deseret News):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/9/18

10 Things (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Coach Spin’s Clipboard: Bucks PnR, Zach Collins & More (from Adam Spinella):
Examining WC Teams Fighting For Playoff Spots: The Clippers (from Jared Dubin, The Step Back):
The Rockets’ Spectrum Of Lineups (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
The Bucks’ Midseason Identity Crisis (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Is Showboating Hurting The Warriors? (from Chris Herring, FiveThiryEight):
Heat: The Justise Winslow Coming Out Party (from Simon Smith, Hoops Hait):
Celtics: Greg Monroe Is A Double-Edged Sword (from Andrew Neurerer, Hoops Habit):
Pacers: Oladipo Showing Off His Passing Ability (from Sean Reynolds, Hashtag Basketball):
Comparing D’Antoni’s Suns Offense To His Rockets’ Offense (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
Steph Curry At 30 (from Ron Kroichick, F Chronicle):
BOS 117, MIN 109 (from Tom Westerholm, Mass Live):
LaMarcus Aldridge Opens Up (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Raptors’ Not-So-Secret Weapon: Valanciunas Can Shoot The Three (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
Raptors: Credit The “Culture Reset” (from Calgary Herald):
Pacers: Jefferson Helping Turn Turner Into A Post Threat (from Mark Monteith,
Magic: Jonathan Isaac Is Creating Defensive Spark (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
MIP Candidates (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
Officiating Czar McCutcheon Meets With Teams To Improve Player-Ref Relations (from Kyle Goon, Salt Lake Tribune):
Pelicans: Emeka Okafor Has Risen From The Ashes (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Royce White’s Goal Is To Transform Thinking About Mental Health Issues (from Mar Pilon, Esquire):
I Got A Story To Tell (from Steve Francis, The Players Tribune):
Capela Makes The Rockets Nearly Unbeatable (from Phillip Barnett, Yardbarker):
What Corey Brewer Brings To OKC (from Royce Young ESPN):
The Most Important Players Of The Final Month (from Haley O’Shaughnessy & Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
Grizzlies: Rathan-Mayes, Potential Diamond In The Rough (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):


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: 11/16/17 PART ONE

Bledsoe Shows Why Bucks Traded For Him (from Jack Maloney, CBS Sports):
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The Nuggets Have Jokic & A Million Questions (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Gary Harris’ Importance To The Nuggets (from TJ McBride,
The Pistons’ Retooled Offense (from David Fernandez, 16 Wins):
Wednesday Recap (from Paolo Uggetti, The Ringer):
TOR 125, NOP 116 (from William Lou,
Kyrie Irving’s Mission To Prove He Was Right (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
The Key To Irving’s Defensive Rise (from Nate Wolf, NBA Math):
How NBA Scouts Prepare For The Draft In The Fall (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Grizzlies: Pressure Defense, Wing Grinders & A Pair Of Aces = A Winning Hand (from Brad Heltzel,
Fixing The Grizzlies Defense (from Ronald Tillery, Commercial Appeal):
Baynes’ Burgeoning Role As Celtics Become Elite (from Nick Metallinos, ESPN):
Covington, Millsap, Rozier, TJ Warren, Brandon Paul, Raptors  (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Ntilikina Has Matured Fast (from Ian Begley, ESPN):
–  Terrence Ross:  Searching For His Shot, Finding Everything Else (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Hornets: Coach Clifford On Minute Distribution (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
–  Some Interesting Early Season Stats (from Jordan Greer, Sporting News):
Harrison Barnes Is Doing Everything He Can For Mavs (from Josh Bowe, Mavs Moneyball):
–  Small Ball Lineups That Could Challenge GSW (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
 – Cavs: Travel Itinerary Adjustment Is Helping (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):
–  OKC: Week In Review (from David Brandon, 16 Wins):
Celebrating The Celtics’ Bench (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Video: “Barkley”: Perimeter To Post-Up Move (from Zak Boisvert,
Brandon Roy: “Then I Got Shot”  (from Jayda Evans, Seattle Times):

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,
Marcus Smart’s Scrappiness Is Rubbing Off On New Teammates  (from Taylor C. Snow,
Yabusele: Strengths & Weaknesses  (from Nik DeCosta-Klipa,
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,
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):