Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/24/16


–  Inside Warriors Practices  (from Chris Ballard, Sports Illustrated):

–  Recapping Wednesday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  Video Breakdown:  Hoiberg’s BLOB Sets (from Tyler Pleiss,
–  Nuggets’ “Horns Rip” Set  (from Gibson Pyper,
–  Low Assist Numbers Aren’t Damning For Raptors  (from Josh Lewenberg,
–  Raptors’ Casey Not Concerned About #1 Seed  (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Emmanuel Mudiay  (from Nate Timmons,  bsndenver):
–  Chris Paul  (from Fred Katz,  BBall Breakdown):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/11/16

–  Brad Stevens’ Unique Form Of Motivation  (from Mark Murphy, Boston Herald):

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–  Taj Gibson: Small Ball Destroyer  (from Michael Rosenfeld,  Vantage Sports):

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The Nuggets’ Culture Change  (from Matt Moore,  CBS Sports):

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–  Video Breakdown:  Curry To Bogut Alley-Oop Dunks  (from EricApricot, Golden State Of Mind):

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Recapping Thursday’s Games  (from SBNation):

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–  Raptors 104, Hawks 96  (from James Herbert,  CBS Sports):

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–  Injury Ends Joey Crawford’s Farewell Season Early  (from Steve Aschburner,

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Every Team Tries To Copy Spurs’ Model  (from Tim Bontemps,  Washington Post):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:


–  Joel Embiid (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):

–  Larry Sanders  (from Alex Kennedy, Basketball Insiders):

–  Trey Lyles  (from Jesus Gomez,  SBNation):

–  Damian Lillard  (from Jason Quick,  Oregon Live):

–  Richaun Holmes  (from Wesley Share,

Josh Richardson  (from Manny Navarro,  Miami Herald):

–  Willie Cauley-Stein  (from Aykis16, Sactown Royalty):

–  Victor Oladipo  (from John Denton,

–  Emanuel Mudiay/Nikola Jokic  (from Yaron Weitzman, SBNation):

–  Andre Iguodala  (from Rusty Simmons,  SF Chronicle):

–  Patrick Beverley  (from Joel Birgham,  Basketball Insiders):

Nemanja Bjelica  (from Lucas Seehafer,  Canis Hoopus):

–  Salah Mejri (from Tim Cato,

–  Kevin Martin (from Michael C. Wright,  ESPN):

–  Andrew Goudelock  (from Jonathan Feigen,  Houston Chronicle):

–  Wesley Johnson (from LA Times):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/8/16


LBJ:  Cavs Aren’t Ready For The Playoffs  (from Dave McMenamin,  ESPN):
–  Quick Thoughts On Griz’ Win Over Cavs  (from Geoff Calkins, Commercial Appeal):
–  Kerr:  We Can’t Keep Relying On Steph Bailing Us Out  (from Ethan Sherwood Strauss,  ESPN):
–  Warriors Assistant GM Travis Schlenk Q & A  (from Matthew Steinmetz):
 Celtics Can’t Cross Line Of Emotional Play  (from Jimmy Toscano,
–  Hornets/Kemba; Baron Davis; Paul George Q & A  (from David Aldridge,
“Pressure Rate” Defenders  (from Jordan K. Foley,  Vantage Sports):
–  Suns Still Fighting Despite Down Season  (from Cody Taylor,  Basketball Insiders):
–  Wesley Matthews One Year Later  (from Saad Yousuf,
Mavs: Too Much Emphasis On 3s?  (from Eddie Sefko,  Dallas Morning News):
–  New Nets’ GM Sean Marks  (from Andy Vasquez,
–  Recapping Monday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  GIF Breakdown: The High Scoring Stylings Of Devin Booker and Alex Len  (from Rollin J. Mason,
–  Video Breakdown:  Steph Screens, Klay Hits Wild Trey  (from EricApricot,  Golden tate Of Mind):
Luke Walton:  Dubs Have Freedom To Improvise  (from Scott Davis,  Business Insider):
–  Raptors’ Second Half Collapse Versus Rockets  (from Cooper Smither,  Raptors Republic):
–  How The Lakers Beat The Dubs  (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
–  Front Office Insider  (from Bobby Marks,  Yahoo Sports):
–  Zach Lowe’s “2016 Marc Gasol All-Stars”  (from ESPN):
–  Hawks Recapturing Some Of Last Season’s Form  (from Jonathan Savitske, Hoops Habit):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Giannis Antetokuonmpo  (from Jake Fischer,  Sports Illustrated):
Kristaps Porzingis  (from Yaron Weitzman,  SBNation):
Joe Johnson  (from Ira Winderman,
D.J. Augustin  (from Christopher Dempsey, Denver Post):
–   Dorell Wright  (from Alex Kennedy, Basketball Insiders):
–  Shelvin Mack  (from Tony Jones,  Salt City Tribune):
–  Jordan Clarkson  (from Mike Bresnahan, LATimes):
David West (from Mark Monteith,
–  Emmanuel Mudiay  (from Evan Fiala,  The Sports Quotient):
–  Josh Maggette  (from  Brian Rzeppa,  Ridiculous Upside):  Josh Magette Defies Odds for D-Fenders

Today’s Best NBA Reporting and Analysis 2/5/16

Recapping Thursdays’ Games  (from SBNation):

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–  Video Breakdown Of Steph Curry’s Eleven Threes  (from EricApricot,  Golden State Of Mind):

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–  Celtics’ Defense Wreaking Havoc On Opponents  (from wjsy  celticsblog):

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–  Search For Better Shots Part Of Heat Quest For “Holy Grail”  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):

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–  The NBA Guide To Winning  (from Daniel Lilling,  The Sports Quotient):

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 The Art Of The Alley-Oop  (from Michael Rosenfeld,  Vantage Sports):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  LeBron’s Inconsistent 3-Point Stroke  (from Greg Swartz,  Bleacher Report):

–  Stanley Johnson  (from Keith Langlois,

–  Amar’e Stoudamire  (from Michael Wallace,  ESPN):

–  Jeff Teague/ Dennis Schroder  (from Eric Yeboah,  BBall Breakdown):

–  Luol Deng/Justise Winslow  (from Ethan J. Skolnick, Miami Herald):

–  Willie Cauley-Stein  (from James Ham,  csnbayarea):

–  Emmanuel Mudiay  (from An Nguyen,  bsndenver):

–  Hassan Whiteside  (from Ira Winderman,  SunSentinel):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting and Analysis 1/27/15

–  Thunder:  Ball Movement And The Importance Of Context  (from Positive Residual,  Nylon Calculus):

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–  Billy Donovan:  Connecting With Thunder Players  (from Scott Cacciola,  NY Times):

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–  Rookie/Vet:  Tyson Chandler/ Devin Booker  (from The Players’ Tribune):

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–  Brad Stevens:  The Wizard Of Boston  (from Jeff Siegel,

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Timberwolves Coach Mitchell Tries To Reach His Young Roster  (from Associated Press):

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–  Recapping Tuesday’s Games (from SBNation):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  Carmelo Anthony  (from Troy Tauscher, BBall Breakdown):

–  Justise Winslow  (from Zach Buckley,  Bleacher Report):

–  Ian Mahinmi  (from Nate Taylor,

–  Emmanuel Mudiay  (from Christopher Dempsey, Denver Post):

–  Lance Thomas  (from Jared Dubin,  Bleacher Report):

–  Nik Stauskas  (from  John Finger,

–  Willie Cauley-Stein  (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):

–  Jrue Holiday  (from Brett Dawson,  The Advocate):

–  D’Angelo Russell  (from Baxter Holmes, ESPN):

–  Meyers Leonard  (from Jason Quick,

Archie Goodwin  (from Paul Coro,

–  Erick Green  (from Randy Hollis,  Deseret News):

–  Ronald Roberts, Jr  (from Keith Schlosser,  Ridiculous Upside):