Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/3/16


–  Preview:  Raptors/Heat  (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):   and from Kurt Helin,  NBC Sports:

–  Raptors/Heat: Numbers Preview  (from John Schuhmann):

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–  The Importance Of The Raptors’ Role Players  (from Yaron Weitzman, SBNation):

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Norman Powell/ DeMarre Carroll (from Mike Ganter, Toronto Sun):

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–  Raptors Facing Different Challenge In Heat  (from Blake Murphy,

–  Roberson’s Defense On Leonard Keys Thunder’s Bounceback  (from Erik Horne,

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–  OKC 98, SAS 97  (from Rob Mahoney, Sports Illustrated):

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–  Breakdown: The Final Play  (from Zach Harper, CBS Sports):

Read and view it here:

–  Thunder/Spurs: Game Two Vines (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown);

Watch it here:

–  Thunder Need New Strategy For Guarding LaMarcus  (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):

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–  Steven Adams’ Untold Story  (from Brian Windhorst,  ESPN):

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–  Cavs 104, Hawks 93  (from Jason Lloyd,

Read it here:    from Paul Flannery, SBNation:

–  Tristan Thompson Is Demoralizing The Hawks On The Glass Again  (from Dave McMenamin,  ESPN):

Read it here:    and from Chris Fedor,

–  How Do The Blazers Stop Bogut  (from Marcus Thompson II,  Mercury News):

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–  Everybody Loves To Trash Talk Draymond  (from Ben Cohen, Wall Street JOurnal):

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–  If The Pacers Move On From Vogel, Other Teams Should Pounce  (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):

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–  NBA Coaches  (from Bob Walsh,

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  •  Brad Stevens Interview  (from Adam Himmelsbach, Boston Globe):

Listen to it here:




–  The NBA’s Best And Worst Shotmakers  (from Kyle Wagner,

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  Terry Rozier  (from Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald):

–  Kemba Walker  (from

–  J.J.Barea  (from Bobby Karalla,


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/2/16

–  Portland Speeds Up The Rebuilding Plan  (from Zach Lowe, ESPN):
–  Damian Lillard Q & A  (from Scoop Jackson,  ESPN):
–  The Truth About Rest In The NBA  (from Tim Grover,  Yahoo Sports):
–  Magic Must Do Better Job Guarding The Perimeter  (from John Denton
–  Video Breakdown:  Draymond’s Crazy Three In Overtime  (from EricApricot,  Golden State Of Mind):
–  Video:  Draymond Makes The Impossible Happen With Defensive Gem  (from Tom Gatto,  Sporting News);
–  Heat And Joe Johnson Look Like A Good Match  (from Michael Wallace,  ESPN):
–  Kemba Walker’s Evolution (from Ben Gibson,  Hoops Habit):
–  How Jason Kidd’s Radical Lineup Change Saved The Bucks’ Future  (from Matthew Rothstein,  Dime Magazine):
–  20 Players Who Are Turning Their Seasons Around  (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
–  Mavs Credit Spacing Adjustment For Offensive Explosion  (from Earl K. Sneed,
–  Recapping Tuesday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  The Effect Of Travel, Minutes Played, Game Density And Sleep On Performance & Injury Likelihood (from Mike Young,

Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Shaun Livingston  (from Wes Goldberg,
–  Kris Humphries  (from Chris Vivlamore,

–  Gary Harris  (from Tim D’Elia,

–  Myles Turner  (from Ben GIbson,


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