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

CLE 123, ATL 98:

   – From Chris Fedor,

   – From Dave McMenamin, ESPN:

–  Heat All In On Small Ball Without Bosh  (from Micah Adams, ESPN):

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–  Raptors Will Try To Pick Up The Pace  (from Doug Smith,

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–  Raptors’ Bigs Will Focus On Limiting Wade  (from Eric Koreen,

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–  The Heat Answered Lowry’s Buzzer-Beater  (from Jesse Blanchard,  BBall Breakdown):

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–  Scola Acting As Voice Of Reason During Lowry’s Playoff Pains (from Michael Grange,

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–  GSW 110, POR 99

   – From Jason Quick,


   – From Coach Nick, BBallBreakdown:

   – From Sarah Cilea, BBall Breakdown:

   – From Carl Steward, East Bay Times:

   – From Rusty Simmons,

  –  From Adam Lauridsen,

–  Steve Kerr Continues His Long Journey Back  (from Tim Kawakami, Mercury

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–  Why Did Bird Let Vogel Go? (from Jason Patt,  SBNation):

–  Barbosa Swears By A Brazilian Remedy  (from Scott Cacciola, NY Times):

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–  The High-Tech Replay Center Can (Or Can’t) Decide Games  (from Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:


Tyler Johnson  (from Jason Lieser, Palm Beach Post):

–  Bruno Caboclo  (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):

–  Linton Johnson  (from Brian Rzeppa,