TODAY’S BEST NBA REPORTING AND ANALYSIS 5/24/18 PART ONE

Game 4: The Rockets Tweaked Their Approach To Switching (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Rockets’ Defense That Won Game 4 Was A Season In The Making (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Chris Paul’s Big Playoff Moment (form Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Kerr & Draymond’s Relationship Nearly Destroyed The Dubs; Now It Fuels Them (from Howard Beck, Bleacher Report):
Last-Minute Lineup Adjustment Proves Critical For Celtics (from Taylor Snow, celtics.com):
Celtics’ Defensive Scheme Is Wearing Down LBJ  (form John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Jayson Tatum Show Poise Of A Veteran (from Matthew Geagan, CBS Boston):
How The NBA Got Its Groove Back By Pushing The Pace (from Kevin Arnovitz/Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
How The Hornets Could Maximize Trade Market For Kemba Walker (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
NBA Preparing For Impact Of Sports Betting (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
TraditionalCenters: Not As Dead As Some Think (from Dave King, Bright Side Of The Sun):
Should Joe Ingles Be The Jazz’ PF? (from hansenjames, SLCDunk):
Insights From NBA Skills Trainer Jordan Lawley (from Curtis Rafter, Hashtag Basketball):
Lloyd Pierce Looking To Establish Hawks’ Defensive Identity (form Graham Chapple, Peachtree Hoops):
Elie Okobo Is Playing His Best At The Best Time (from Andrew Bernucca, The Step Back):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/27/17

 NBA Scouts On Jayson Tatum  (from Jonathan Wasserman,  Bleacher Report):
Marquese Chriss’ Mystery Ceiling  (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
–  Masai Ujiri: Our Job Is To Beat LBJ (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
–  How Good Is Kyrie Irving?  (from Adi Joseph, USA Today):
2018 Could Be Wrong Time To Be FA  (from Tim McMahon/Bobby Marks):
10 Teams You Will “Low-Key” Love To Watch In 2017-18 (from Josh Martin, Bleacher Report):
How Sean Marks Is Improving The Nets (from Tim Bontemps, Washington Post):
A Re-Examination Of Usage Percentage (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Guo Ailun Could Be The 1st Chinese Guard To Impact The Assn  (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Orlando Seeks Modest Short-Term Improvement Without Impairing Cap Flexibility  (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
Orlando Magic:  Afflalo’s Fit  (from Cory Hutson, 16 Wins):
Pistons: Reggie Bullock’s Fit   (from Joseph Sinke, Hashtag Sports):
Marcus Georges-Hunt’s Busy Offseason  (from Cody Taylor, Basketball Insiders):
–  Video Breakdown: Celtics’ Fist Series (from Zak Boisvert, pickandpop.net):
 The Highest Peaks Reached By Centers In The Modern Era  (from Adam Fromal, NBA Math):
Whatever Happened To OJ Mayo? (from Ryan Jones, Bleacher Report):
Timberwolves’ Breakout Candidates (from Vince Massara, Dunking With Wolves):
The All “Sage Advice From The Sidelines” Team  (from Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Illustrated):
– Continuity The Key In Decision To Retain Otto Porter  (from Chase Hughes, csnmidatlantic):
 Jabari Parker: The Need For Patience  (from Ben Sewell, Behind The Buck Pass):
Revisiting The Pistons’ Positional Needs (from Brendon Welper, Piston Powered):
Can Darren Collison’s Offense Overcome The Cost Of His Poor Defense? (from Ben Gibson, 8points9seconds):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/31/16

–  Draymond Green: A Versatile Defender Like No Other  (from Satchel Price, sbnation.com):
–  The Warriors’ Owners’ Management Style  (from Bruce Schoenfeld,  NYTimes):
–  Spurs’ Playbook: The Screen, Seal and Slip (from Eli Horowitz,  Pounding The Rock):
–  Despite The Defense, Kevin Love At Center Works  (from Carter Rodriguez,  Fear The Sword):
–  Recapping Wednesday’s Games (from SBNation):
–  SVG’s Bold Moves Position Pistons For Playoffs  (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
–  Earl Watson on Steve Nash’s Creativity And Influence; Playing Time   (from Paul Coro, azcentral.com):
–  Life On A 10-Day Contract  (from Fred Katz, Dime Magazine):
–  Bring Integrity To The Practice Of “Resting” Players  (from Dwight Jaynes, csnnw.com):
–  Mastering English Is A Step Forward For International Players  (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
–  Erik Spoelstra:  Turning Up The Heat  (from Kerry Eggers,  Portland Tribune):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
Russell Westbrook  (from Zito Madu,  sbnation.com):  http://www.sbnation.com/2016/3/30/11332826/westbrook-vs-raptors