Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/22/17

Giannis Antetokounmpo: MVP Candidate (from Paolo Uggeti, The Ringer):
4 Raptors Plays You Will See A Lot This Season (from Sean Woodley, lockedonraptors.com):
The Thunder’s Adjustment Period Is Underway (from Royce Young, ESPN):
Laker Film Room: Ball & Ingram Vs. The Suns (from Pete Zayas, USA Today):
Can New Tech Make The Raptors A 3-Point Juggernaut? (from Michael Grange, sportsnet.ca):
Gary Washburn’s Sunday Basketball Notes (from Boston Globe):
Q & A: Kristaps Porzingis (from Peter Walsh, slamonline.com):
Unexpectedly, The Magic Are Now A Three-Point Shooting Team (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Oubre Is A Major Key To Wizards’ Success (from Ben Palmer, The Baltimore Wire):
The Heat’s Tri-Captains Are A Study In Diversity (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
ROY Candidate Jayson Tatum (from Alex Kungu, Celtics Blog):
Celtics: Fixing Rebounding As A Unit (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):
Dejounte Murray: The Spurs’ Latest Steal (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Former Official Danny Crawford Is Settling Into Retirement (from Steve Aschburner, nba.com):
Video Breakdown: Warriors’ P’n’R Relay Lob (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):
Saturday Night Recap (from Reuters/Yahoo Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/21/17

Giannis Turns Defense Into Offense Better Than Anyone (from Max Carlin, Hoops Habit):
Is 3-Pt Shooting Blake Griffin Here To Stay? (from Jason Patt, Fanrag Sports):
How NBA Players Take Care Of Their Bodies.  Part One: Cryotherapy  (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Pondexter Blessed For 2nd Chance (from Sam Smith, Bulls.com):
Friday Night Recap (from insidehoops/AP):
Warriors Appreciated How Ian Clark Made The Most Of Limited Minutes (from Mark Medina, mercurynews.com):
How Will The Evolution Of The Big Man Continue? (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Thunder: Steven Adams’ Influence Is Continuing To Grow (from Erik Horne, newsok.com):
Alex Abrines: Thunder X-Factor (from Matt Craig, Daily Thunder):
Film Room: Pick-And-Roll Defense (from Adam Spinella, NBA Math):
Orlando Magic Playbook: Fournier Curl Off Double-Screen (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Darren Collison Draws On Experience To Stay Step Ahead (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com)

Observations From Each Team’s Opening Game (from Evan Dyal, rotoden.com):
Spoelstra Embraces Timeout From Timeouts (from Ira Winderman, SunSentnel):
Bertomeu: FIBA Treats Players In 2 Different Ways (from O. Cauchi, Sportando):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/18/17

OKC & HOU: Does It Matter That There Is Only One Basketball?  (from Ben Falk, Cleaning The Glass):
Will Jrue Holiday Benefit From Playing Shooting Guard? (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
Hayward’s Injury Has Changed The Celtics’ Trajectory (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Hayward’s Injury: Understanding The Early News (from Jeff Stotts, In Street Clothes):
With Butler Joining Wiggins & Towns, Can The Wolves Become Elite? (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Presenting The Archetypes For The 2017-18 Season (from Jared Dubin, Dime Mag):
“Betaball” Excerpt: Draymond Green (from Eric Malinowski, Dime Mag):
The Weirdest NBA Season Is Finally Here (from Nathanial Friedman/Eric Freeman, GQ):
Opening Night Observations (from Jason Patt, Fanrag Sports):
12 MVP Candidates (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
What Nurkic Brings To The Blazers (from Ben Gordon, 94 Feet Report):
 – The Starting 5 (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Will Andre Drummond Get Another Shot At Stardom? (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Video Analysis: RHJ’s Improved Game (from Nicholas LeTourneau, Nets Daiily):
30 People Who Will Define This Season (from Dave Zarum, Sportsnet.ca):
Players Who Deserve More Run (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):

Refreshed Dragic: Ready For New Season (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):

How The Warriors Plan To Balance Work & Fun (from Mark Medina, Mercury News):
Knicks Preview (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Knicks: Pick-And-Roll Should Be Key On Offense (from Maxwell Ogden, Daily Knicks):

 

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

Dario Saric & The Sixers’ Future (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
The Passing Center: How Horford & Jokic Are Warping Defenses (from Alex West, 94 Feet Report):
The Bucks’ Team-Building Blueprint (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
How The Rockets Landed CP3: The Inside Story  (from Jackie MacMullan, ESPN):
The Basketball Dictionary: “2.9”  (from Dylan Murphy, Medium.com):
Inside The New Superstar Reality Of The NBA (from Howard Beck, Bleacher Report):
Hornets Rookies Monk & Bacon May Become Key Contributors (from James Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
The Inside Story Of The Celtics’ Crazy Summer (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
Jimmy Butler: Leading The Young Wolves (from Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports):
Why Adam Silver Is Right In Calling For End Of “One & Done” (from Dan Wetzel, Yahoo Sports):
Lauren Holtkamp’s Cool Job: NBA Referee (as told to Andrew Kahn, ESPN):
Deep Dive: Myles Turner’s Scoring Ability (from Grant Afseth, Indiana Sports Coverage):
Sacramento Kings Season Preview (from Basketball Intelligence):
Rookie Contract Extensions: How They Work & Who Signed Them (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Pistons: Drummond Embraces Facilitator Role (from Ansar Khan, MLive):
Pistons: Avery Bradley Adds Credibility, Respect & Big Defense (from Rod Beard, Detroit News):
4 Years Later, Damien Wilkins Reaches His Destination (from Mark Monteith, pacers.com):
Raptors Await Full Return Of OG Anunoby (from Francis Okupa, Kwese, ESPN):
Q & A: Koby Altman (from Joe Vardon, cleveland.com):
Blazers Aim To Prove They Are Better On Defense (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):
Wizards’ Old School Centers Are Fighting For Respect (from Jerry Brewer, Washington Post):
Being Muslim In The NBA (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Pacific Division Offseason Review (from Keith P Smith, RealGM):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 10/15/17

Warriors’ Assistant Ron Adams Commands NBA Respect (from Connor Letourneau, SFGate.com):
Preseason Takeaways (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):
Lakers Film Room: Alex Caruso On How He Plays PG  (from Pete Zayas, Forum Blue & Gold):
Pelicans: DMC & AD Could Thrive In Unique Way  (from Scott Kushner, The Advocate):
NBA Sophomores Likely To Have Breakout Seasons (from Mike Schmitz, ESPN):
Spurs’ Breakout Candidate: Dejounte Murray (from Dylan Carter, Air Alamo):
Thunder: Making The Defense Dictate The Action (from Nick Gallo, thunder.com):
Hornets Had Lowest Turnover Rate In League History (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
Nuggets: Jamal Murray Ready For Fresh Start Following Offseason Surgery (from Gina Mizell, Denver Post):
Sean Kilpatrick’s Summer Well Spent (from Anthony Puccio, Nets Daily):
Khem Birch Makes Magic Roster, Readies For Next Challenge (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):
Knicks See Defensive Progress (from Marc Berman, NY Post):
Why Watch The Bucks This Season? (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Pistons Were At Their Worst With Their Highest Paid Players On The Floor (from John Schuhmann, NBA.com):
The Wizards’ Revamped Bench (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders):
Wizards View McCullough As The Lottery Pick They Never Had (from Candace Buckner, Washington Post):
Season Previews For All 30 Teams:
Mythbusting: Some Celtics’ Storylines Are Just Noise (from wjsy, Celtics Blog):
Valanciunas: Preseason Star?  (from Louis Zatzman, Raptors Republic):
Leading Returning Collegiate Scorer Is Small But Has Big NBA Draft Dreams (from Reid Forgrave, CBS Sports):
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