Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/10/16

–  Warriors’ Play Types: Hand-Offs  (from Andy Serbe, Blue Man Hoop):

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 The Next Iteration Of Playmaking Fours (from Cole Zwicker, Upside and Motor):

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 The Jazz Have Intriguing Lineup Possibilities  (from Andy Larsen,

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 Why Is There A Trend Toward The Extinction Of Traditional Centers?  (from Jesus Gomez,  SBNation):

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–  Mavs: Small-Ball Will  Continue (from Cole Mentzel, Hoops Habit):

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 The Celtics’ Best Offensive Lineup  (from Joshua Bateman, Hardwood Houdini):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

 Tomas Satoransky (from Lukas Kuba,

–  Allen Crabbe (from Evans Clinchy,  Blazers Edge):

–  Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):

–  Joffrey Lauvergne  (from Nick Gallo,

–  Al Horford  (from Matthew Hallett,  Hoops Habit):

–  Lance Stephenson  (from Brendon Kleen, Pelican Debrief):

 Cliff Alexander  (from Josh Cohen,

 A. J. Hammons  (from Dallas Morning News):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 9/5/16

Breaking Down The Bucks’ Pick-and-Roll  (from Adam Coffman,

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–  What To Expect From Nets’ Assistant Coach Chris Fleming’s Offense  (from Anthony Puccio,

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 Celtics’ Scouting Reports/Analysis  (from Kevin Pelton, ESPN):

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–  Kings’ Preview (from James Herbert, CBS Sports):

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Additional NBA Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

Marvin Williams  (from Jerry Stephens,

–  Gary Harris  (from T.J.McBride,

–  Kentavious Caldwell-Pope  (from Adam McGee, Hoops Habit):

–  Thon Maker (from Daniel O’Brien, Today’s Fastbreak):

Although it appears that almost everyone else is taking Labor Day off, we were still able to find a few stories worth checking out.

Have a great holiday!  We’ll see you again tomorrow. 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 8/29/16

–  Rim Protection And How Teams Take Away Shots Inside  (from Zach Harper, CBS Sports):

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D’Antoni’s 7 Seconds Or Less Offense On The Rockets (from Eli Horowitz, Today’s Fastbreak):

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–  Fun With Lineups: Impact Of Nerlens Noel And Jahlil Okafor  (from Derek Bodner,

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

 Tim Frazier/Langston Galloway/E’Twaun Moore  (from Rick Stone,  and from Brendon Kleen:

–  Kay Felder  (from Aaron Ferguson, King James Gospel):

–  Kyle Lowry/DeMar DeRozan  (from Holly McKenzie,

–  Festus Ezeli  (from Steven Dewald/Carlos Murillo,

–  Willie Cauley-Stein (from David Ramil, Today’s Fastbreak):

–  Cole Aldrich  (from elevator music,

Xavier Henry  (from Marquis Munson, Ridiculous Upside):

 Shane Larkin (from Jorge Sierra,  Hoops Hype):

 Jason Terry  (from Gery Woelfel,

–  Garrett Temple  (from Ben Mehic, Waizard Of Awes);


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/5/15

The Warriors’ Rhythm-And-Flow Offense  (from Scott Ostler,

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–  Cavs’ Matchup Quandary  (from Dave McMenamin,  ESPN):

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–  J.R. Smith Shows More Defensive Commitment But Cavs Also Need His Offense  (from Stave Aschburner,

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–  The Cavs’ Issues Against The Warriors  (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illsutrated):

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–  5 Ways The Cavs Can Attack The Dubs’ Switches  (from Carter Rodriguez,  Fear The Sword):

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–  Cavs Searching For Balance Between Ball Movement And One-On-One Play  (from Jeff Zilgitt,  USA Today):

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–  Klay Thompson’s Defense  (from Fred Kerber,  NYPost):

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–  Draymond Green Is on The Edge  (from Paul Flannery,  SBNation):

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–  Jeff Hornacek Q & A  (from Steve Serby,  NYPost):

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–  David Fizdale  Q & A  (from Ethan J. Skolnick, Miami Herald):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:



Evan Turner (from Maurice Peebles, Complex):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 5/30/16

–  GSW/OKC Game 7:  Three Factors  (from Jesus Gomez,  BBall Breakdown):
–  7  Questions That Could Shape Game 7  (from Kurt Helin, NBC Sports):
–  Game 7 Factors  (from Zach Harper,  CBS Sports):
Durant  vs. Iguodala:  Professional Scorer Vs. Professional Defender  (from Anthony Slater,
–  KD Should Feel No Shame If Thunder Loses  (from Tom Ziller,  SBNation):
–  Iguodala: Game Six Hidden Hero  (from Marcus Thompson, Mecury news):
  –  The Defensive Plays That Went Right For OKC In Game Six  (from Bobby Chancellor,  welcometoloudcity):
–  Roberson Has Become Indispensable For OKC  (from Erik Horne,
–  Klay Shot Dubs Into Game 7  (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):
–  Dubs Force Game 7  (from Danny Leroux, The Athletic):

 Thunder’s Stagnant Half-Court Offense In Crunch Time  (from Yaron Weitzman, SBNation):

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–  Billy Donovan’s College-to-NBA Transition  (from Mike DeCourcy, Sporting News):
 Bulls Looking For Seasoned Assistant Coaches  (from Michael Rene Kanoy,