Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/13/17 PART ONE

How Harden & CP3 Pick Defenses Apart (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
From Paul Headley, 16 Wins:
Harden’s Step Back 3 Makes Him Unguardable (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
The Best Kevin Durant Defenders (from Brendon Kleen, The Step Back):
–  What Capela Has Brought To The Rockets (from Dave Schilling, Bleacher Report):
Thunder Still Lack Offensive Rhythm (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
How Oladipo Became A Breakout Star (from Kevin O’Connor, The Ringer):
Tyreke Evans Is Wreaking Havoc (from Noah Shatzer, 16 Wins):
Grizzlies Are At  A Crossroads (from Adam Spinella, Bball Breakdown):
Ranking The Top Benches (from Adam Fromal, Bleacher Report):
Courtney Lee’s Remarkable Efficiency (from Chip Murphy,
JR Smith: Signs Of Maturity (from Joe Vardon,
Players Who May Be Regretting Their Free Agency Signing (from Zach Buckley, Bleacher Report):
Kawhi Leonard’s Debut (from Michael C. Wright, ESPN):
The Gobert/Favors Conundrum (from Trey Sanders, Hashtag Basketball):
Lonzo Ball Makes The Right Pass 98% Of The Time (from Chris Mannix, Yahoo Sports):
Jarrett Jack: “Ultimate Pro” (from Fred Kerber, NY Post):
Johnathan Motley Gets Chance To Prove Himself To The Mavs (from Eddie Sefko, Dallas Morning News):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/12/17

Pleasant Surprise Players Having Career Seasons (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
Kris Dunn’s Most Important Improvement Is At The Rim (from Jack Winter, Fanrag Sports):
Harden & CP3: The Perfect Backcourt Combo (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):
Isaiah Thomas’ Versatility Will Transform Cavs’ Backcourt (from Matt Chin, NBA Math):
Oladipo’s Emergence: Lessons About Success & Patience (from Paul Flannery, SBNation):
The Week In Review (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
David Nwaba Has Put In The Work Throughout His Career (from Sam Smith,
Magic Film Room:  Vucevic Has Become Elite Playmaker  (from Josh Cohen,
Kevin Martin: The Blueprint For Fixing Lonzo Ball’s Shot (from Marc Stein, NY Times):
The Lakers’ Kids Go Back To School (from John Gonzalez, The Ringer):
Q & A:  Brandon Ingram (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
How Gobert’s Injury Forced Jazz To Embrace Small-Ball  (from Blog Don’t Lie):
What Happens With Adebayo When Whiteside Returns?  (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Q & A:  Stauskas & Okafor (from Anthony Puccio & Bryan Fonseca, Nets Daily):
Q & A: Cedi Osman (from Spencer Davies, Basketball Insiders):
Week 8 In Review (from Justin, Nylon Calculus):
Knicks: Doug McDermott Is Proving His Value (from Randy Porga, Daily Knicks):
How Could George Hill Have Thought The Kings Would Be Competitive? (from Tony Xypteras,
Why Does The Wolves’ Defense Get Worse In The Fourth Quarter? (from Tom Ziller, SBNation):
Brett Brown: Ben Simmons Has Exceeded Expectations (from Fox Sports):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/11/17 PART TWO

Adventures Of A Fired Coach (from David Aldridge,
Q & A:  Joel Embiid (from David Aldridge,
The Play That Showcases Dejounte Murray’s Elite Skills (from JR Wilco, Pounding The Rock):
Which Atlantic Division Team’s Fountain Of Youth Is Best? (from Vivek Jacob, Raptors Republic):
How The Spurs Found A Way Without Kawhi (from Michael Lee, Yahoo Sports):
Rookies Who Are Re-Writing Their Scouting Reports (from Jonathan Wasserman, Bleacher Report):
DWade Is Thriving Off The Bench (from Jeff Zilgitt, USA Today):
How Harden Is Breaking The NBA (from Coach Nick, Bball Breakdown):
How The Raptors Keep Evolving (from Seerat Sohi, SBNation):
Breaking Down Four Factors Adjusted Rating (from Patrick Oxford, 94 Feet Report):
Pelicans Should Post-Up Jrue Holiday More (from Chris Conner, Pelican Debrief):
The Kings Are What Happens When You Don’t Trust The Process (from Tony Jones, Salt Lake Tribune):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/11/17 PART ONE

The Warriors Finally Have A True Challenger: The Rockets  (from Neil Greenberg, Washington Post):
Video Breakdown: How The Magic Incorporate Flex Action Into Their Offense (from Ricky Scricca, Orlando Magic Daily):
Bucks: The Eric Bledsoe Effect (from Matthew Hallett, Behind The Buck Pass):
Jayson Tatum’s Surprisingly Elite 3-Point Shooting (from Chris Forsberg, ESPN):
Breaking Down Tatum’s Offensive Game (from Will Lefkowich,
How The Celtics’ Defensive Adjustment Slowed Down Pistons (from Jay King, Mass Live):
The Cavs Need More Offensive Movement (from Jared Hesketh, King James Gospel):
VanVleet Refuses To Play Like An Undrafted Player (from William Lou, Medium):
Why The Grizzlies Struggle After Halftime (from Joe Mullinax, Grizzly Bear Blues):
How LBJ Is Reversing Aging (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):
Why Reggie Jackson Is Better Than Ever (from Duncan Smith, BBall Breakdown):
Can The Nets Fit Okafor In?  (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):
Courtney Lee: Knicks’ X-Factor (from Jared Mintz, Fanrag Sports):
DWade: SMOY Candidate (from Scott Sargent, Bleacher Report):
Oladipo: Putting The NBA On Notice (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Timberwolves’ Film Breakdown: The Keys To Taj Gibson’s Success (from Brian Sampson, Dunking With Wolves):
Jonah Bolden: Balling In Israel, Giving A Glimpse Of What To Expect In NBA Next Season (from Olgun Uluc, Fox Sports):
The Wizards’ Czech Republic Basketball Experiment (from Rob Athmer, Hashtag Basketball):
Undermanned, Simmons & Frontcourt Rotation Fight On (from Brian Seltzer,
Nwaba’s Rise Is An Unlikely Story (from Mike McGraw, Daily Herald):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 12/10/17

Paul George: A Different Kind Of Star (from Tony East, NBA Math):
Tyreke’s 3s, Horford’s Rebounding, Jazz’ Pace (from IanLevy, Nylon Calculus):
As Drummond’s Comfort As Facilitator Grows, Assists Soar & Turnovers Fall (from Keith Langlois,
Ben Simmons Is Really Good Defensively, Too (from Michael Pina, VICE Sports):
Exploring Oladipo’s Breakout Season (from John Hugar, The Step Back):
Harden & CP3: Excelling In Their 1st “Crunch-Time” Experience Together (from Tim McMahon, ESPN):
Brett Brown’s Film Study With Markelle Fultz: Like A Classroom  (from DaveMcMenamin, ESPN):
Has Meyers Leonard Improved?  (from Raymond Simms, Hoops Habit):
Wizards: Some Growth Without Wall, But More Needed (from Jerry Brewer, Washington Post):
The Importance Of Coaching Stability To NBA Teams (from Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel):
 Sunday Notes: Mark Cuban Interview & More (from Gary Washburn,Boston Globe):
Hayward Discusses His Recovery & His Eventual Return (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):
What Will Hayward Bring When He Returns? (from Jay King, Mass Live):
The New Power Of NBA Teens (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):
Podcast With Shooting Coach David Nurse (from Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype):
Pep Talk From Bosh Spurred Winslow’s 3-Point Barrage (from Manny Navarro, Miami Herald):
Timberwolves: Muhammad Disappears From The Rotation (from Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune):
Jazz: “You Better Be Right About The Problem And The Solution”  (from David Locke, Locked On Jazz):
JB DeRosa: NBA’s Youngest Ref (from Josh Weir,