Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/24/18

Bamba Confident He Can Contribute Right Away (from John Denton, magic.com):
MPJ: “Can’t Wait To Prove People Wrong” (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Draft: Winners And Losers/ Best And Worst (from Sam Vecenie, The Athletic):
Why Miles Bridges Didn’t Turn Pro Last Year (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):
Spurs’ Pick Lonnie Walker IV: Not All Talk (from Jeff McDonald, Express-News):
– Getting To Know Lonnie Walker Through The Eyes Of Jim Larranaga (from Jabari Young, Express-News):
Q & A: Kevin Knox (from Steve Serby, NY Post):
His High School Coach Sheds Light On The Enigma Of Mitchell Robinson (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Draft: Schlenk, Hawks Execute Controversial Plan (from Brad Rowland, Peachtree Hoops):
Sixers: The Trade For Zhaire Smith  (from Christopher Kline, The Sixer Sense):
“Draymond’s Law” & How Jacob Evans Fits (from Ethan Strauss, The Athletic):
How JaVale McGee Stayed Ready To Contribute (from Connor Letourneau, SF Chronicle):
Nets Picks: Solid, But Long-Term Projects (from Net Income, Nets Daily):
Rising Sun:  New Assistant Coach Cody Toppert (from Geoff Grammer, Albuquerque Journal):
Sixers: Brett Brown Embracing Difficult Job As Interim GM (from Noah Levick, NBC Sports):
How Long Will Sixers Remain Patient With Fultz? (from Keith Pompey, philly.com):
Job 1 For Pistons’ New Coach Casey: Develop Young Talent (from Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press):
What Holiday Brings To The Pacers (from Grant Afseth, Kokomo Tribune):
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Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/23/18

Grading The Draft (Day Two):
NOTE:  If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out Day One  of “Grading The Draft” coverage in yesterday’s BI
The Three Most Interesting Teams Of The Draft (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Highlights Of Coach Mike Hopkins’ Draft Night Analysis  (from Percy Allen, Seattle Times):
Top Undrafted Players (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
Top Undrafted FAs Signed After The Draft (from Michael Bohlin, 247 Sports):
Doncic: The Mavericks’ Wonder Years Are Here (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Doncic Feels The Burn of The Spotlight – And The Thrill (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):
Robert Williams: Steal Of The Draft? (from Mark Dunphy, Boston.com):
Michael Porter, Jr’s Microdiscectomy (from Injury Insight):
Free Agency: What Is The “Moratorium Period”?  (from Bryan Toporek, The Step Back):
“Max Contract” Explained (from Micah Wimmer, The Step Back):
NBA Offseason FAQs (from Dave Zarum, Sportsnet.ca):
Brett Brown: The Progress Of Fultz’ Shot Is Looking Great (from Keith Pompey, Philly.com):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/22/18

Grading The Draft:
Six Big 1st Round Winners (from Jonathan Givony/Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
The Draft’s Biggest Steals (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
What Robert Williams Brings To The Celtics (from Taylor Snow, celtics.com):
How The Draft Sets Up Trades And Free Agency (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Sixers’ Draft Deals Were Made To Set Up Chase For Star Free Agent (from Sarah Todd, philly.com):
What Zhaire Smith Brings To The Sixers (from Kyle Neubeck, Philly Voice):
Drew Hanlen: The Basketball Whisperer (from Matthew Giles, The Step Back):
The Unbearable Tedium Of Waiting To Hear Your Name Called In The Draft (from Charlotte Wilder, Sports Illustrated):
Doncic Almost Makes Your Forget That He’s Only 19 (from Tim Cato, The ASthletic):
Doncic Scouting Report (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
How Drawing Up A Play In The Interview Process Helped Sell The Wizards On Troy Brown (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports):
Best Undrafted Free Agents (from Shiloh Carder, Yardbarker):
While Navigating A Storm, The Spurs Welcomed A Hurricane (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
MPJ At 14: Steal Or Buyer Beware?  (from Injury Insight):
Nuggets Nab MPJ At 14 (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):
Holiday Should Look Familiar To Pacers (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Grizzlies’ Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/21/18

Doncic’s Overseas Opponents Break Down His Game, NBA Potential (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Q & A With Mavs’ GM Donnie Nelson & Director Of Player Personnel Tony Ronzone  (from Isaac Harris, Mavs.com):
Pre-Draft Process: A Tireless, Year-Long Project For Austin Ainge & Celtics’ Staff (from Taylor Snow, Celtics.com):
Mikal Bridges Draft Scouting Video (from Draft Express/ESPN):
Big Men Expected To Go Early Even As The NBA Is Playing Small (from Fred Kerber, NYPost):
Prospect Profile: Jaren Jackson, Jr. (from Jake Paynting, 94 Feet Report):
Prospect Breakdown: Miles Bridges (from Jackson Frank, Liberty Ballers):
Searching The Sleepers: Jalen Brunson  (from Jake Paynting, Medium.com):
Kevin Huerter Always Returns To His Roots (from Don Markus, Baltimore Sun):
Chandler Hutchison’s Unusual Basketball Background (from Scott Phillips, NBC Sports):
How Anfernee Simons Spent His Year Skipping College (from Rick Maese, Washington Post):
Sights & Sounds Of Draft Media Availability (from Andrew Perna, RealGM):
Isaac Haas: Can Old-Style Big Fit In Modern NBA? (from Mike Defabo, Goshen News):
Draft Scouting Reports, By Tier (from Mike Zavagno):
Aggregate Mock Draft (from Bryan Kalbrosky, Hoops Hype):
How To Approach Prospect Evaluation: Defense (from Danny Leroux, RealGM):
Draymond Is Helping The Dubs Search For The Next Draymond (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
How The Warriors Have Found Gold At The End Of The Draft (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Read it here:  https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/20/nba-draft-how-warriors-have-been-successful-with-recent-late-draft-picks/

Options For The Dubs At 28 (from Anthony Slater, The Athletic):
What Can We Learn From The Last Time Nick Nurse Was A Head Coach? (from JD Quirante, Raptors HQ):
Mahlalela: Perfect Fit As Raptors 905 Head Coach (from Blake Murphy, The Athletic):
Grading The BKN-CHA Deal (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/20/18

Passing On Doncic Is A Mistake (from Mo Dakhil, The Jump Ball):
Suns: Pros & Cons Of Drafting Doncic At #1 (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
What Is The Draft Like Inside A Team? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Inside Mo Bamba’s Quest To Be The Next Great Big Man (from Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN):
Mo Bamba Is The Latest Chapter In Harlem’s Basketball History (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Ayton’s Biggest Problem Areas (from Norm de Silva, Cleaning The Glass):
Melvin Frazier’s Unique Path To The Draft (from William Guillory, NOLA.com):
Kenrich Williams’ Path To The Draft  (from Jake Fischer, Sports Illustrated):
Q & A: Jacob Evans (from Robby Kalland, Hoops Hype):
Psychological Testing: The Last Frontier of Draft Analysis (from Ben Dowsett, The Step Back):
Miles Bridges: Mature Beyond His Years (from Yaron WeitzmanBleacher Report):
Around The Rim: Draft-Focused Edition (from Josh Eberley, Hoop Magazine):
9 Draft “Sleepers” (from Ricky O’Donnell, SBNation):
Possibilities For The Warriors In The Draft (from Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News):
Warriors Offseason Preview (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
Orlando Magic Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early Bird Rights):
Dallas Mavericks Offseason Preview (from Jeff Siegel, Early bird Rights):
Knicks: Remedial Chaos Theory Mock Drafts (from Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic):
Should The Celtics Put Jalen Brown In A Kawhi Trade?  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
Maximum Salary Cap Space Projections For 2018-19 (from Eric Pincus, Basketball Insiders):
Jay Williams Has A Renewed Appreciation For Coaching (from Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press):
What Draft History Tells Us To Expect From Each Top Ten Pick (from Robby Kalland, Dime Mag):
Q & A: Marvin Bagley III (from Matt Norlander, CBS Sports):
The State Of The Clippers (from Nekias Duncan/Robert Flom, Clutch Points):