Today’s Best NBA Reporting and Analysis 12/15/15

–  While You Were Watching the Warriors, the Spurs Were Quietly Crushing Everyone  (from Tim Bontemps,  Washiington Post):

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 The Forever Changing,  Still-Winning Mavericks  (form Zach Lowe,  ESPN):

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–  Dwyane Wade’s Advice to Hassan Whiteside  (from Ethan J. Skolnick,  Miami Herald):

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–  Skiles Working His Defensive Magic in Orlando  (from Chris Bernucca,

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–  Now Kawhi Leonard is Elite on Offense, Too (from Yaron Weitzman,  SBNation):

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–  Blake Griffin’s MVP-Caliber Season Lost Among Clippers’ Mediocrity  (from Bryan Toporek,  BBall Breakdown):

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Recapping Last Night’s Games  (from Liam Boylan-Pett,  SBNation):

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–  5 Takeaways from Monday’s games  (from Kurt Helin,  NBC Sports):

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–  Pistons’ Overtime Heartbreaker : A Lesson For Andre Drummond  (from Jamie Delancey,

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–  The Ground-and-Pound Offense in the Samll Ball Era  (form Matt Lurie,  RealGM):

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–  Grizzlies Move Grit-and-Grind to the Bench  (from Matt Smith, Hardwood Paroxysm):

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The Hawks are OK – and That’s Not OK  (from Jason Patt,  SBNation):

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 Hoiberg, Colangelo, Reggie Jackson, more  (from David Aldridge,

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Hornets New 3-point Prowess Changing How teams Guard Them  (from Rick Bonnell,  Charlotte Observer):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

Will Barton  (from Sean Deveney,  Sporting News):

What’s Up With Danny Green’s Jumper?  (from Mika Honkasalo,  Nylon Calculus):

Chandler Parsons Says That He Finally Felt Like Himself  (from Tim McMahon,  ESPN):

–  Kevin Love Refelects on Shouder Injury  (from Dave McMenamin,  ESPN):

–  Brett Brown Wants Stauskas to Work on Defense  (from Bob Cooney,

 Olynyk Finding His Groove Shooting  (from  A.  Sherrod Blakely,

–  Luis Scola  (from Mike Ganter, Toronto Sun):

 C.J. McCollum  (from Chris Fedor,

–  Nicolas Batum is the Key to the Hornets’ Resurgence  (form Josh Planos,  Washington Post):

–  Evan Fournier’s Rise Doesn’t Surprise Scott Skiles (from Britt Robson, SBNation):

–  Clint Capela Providing Rockets With Hope  (from Dan Feldman,  NBC Sports):

–  Trey Burke (from Ben Dowsett,

–  Film Study:  Omer Asik Has Not Met Expectations  (from John Reid,


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