Today’s Best NBA Reporting and Analysis 4/23/16

–  How The Clippers Are Shutting Down The Blazers’ Backcourt  (from Jesus Gomez,  SBNation):

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–  Slow Down On Drummond Being SVG’s New Dwight Howard  (from Zach Harper,  CBS Sports):

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–  BOS 111, ATL 103  (from Dan Favale, Bleacher Report):

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–  SAS 96, MEM 87  (from Jeff McDonald,

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–  Kyrie Irving’s Elevated Game Gives Cavs Winning Outlook  (from Dave McMenamin, ESPN):

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–  What Inspired Coach Clifford’s Take After Game Two  (from Reinis Lacis,

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–  Assessing Offensive Style For New Head Coaches  (from Ian Levy, Nylon Calculus):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  C.J. McCollum  (from Dan Devine, Yahoo Sports):–mccollum-won-most-improved-player-by-taking-pride-in-struggle-183125931.html

Timofey Mozgov/Tristan Thompson  (from Terry Pluto,

Robert Swift  (from Ed Odeven,  Japan Times):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 4/13/16


The Players No One Passed To This Season  (from Kyle Wagner,
–  Film Session:  Avery Bradley Defends  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
–  Knicks Focus Is To Get Players Who Fit The System  (from Stefan Bondy,  NY Daily News):

–  Terry Stotts’ Playoff Guarantee Changed The Blazers’ Season  (from Joe Freeman, Oregon Live):

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–  The Mavs Shouldn’t Have Made The Playoffs  –  But They Did  (from Tim Cato,
–  Recapping Tuesday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  NBA Releases Playoff Scenarios  (from Dan Feldman,  NBC Sports):
–  Kings’ Season Is Down To How Many Games They Can Lose  (from Jason Jones, Sacramento Bee):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Kevin Love  (from Chris Fedor,
George Hill (from Mark Monteith,
Jerian Grant  (from Ryan Weinkauf,
–  Cody Zeller  (from Reinis Lacis,
–  John Holland  (from Brian Rzeppa, Ridiculous Upside):


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 – Part I – 3/15/16



–   Hawks’ Defense Doesn’t Rest  (from Chris Vivlamore,
–  What Nuggets Basketball Is To Coach Malone (from Christopher Dempsey,  Denver Post):
–  Damian Lillard; Hawks’ Cutting Edge Training; Vince Carter Q & A  (from David Aldridge,
–  Coach Snyder Says Season Won’t Be A Failure Even If Jazz Don’t Make Playoffs  (from Tony Jones and Aaron Falk,  Salt Lake Tribune):
–  Believe The Hype:  The Raptors  (from BBall Breakdown):
Mavericks Snap Losing Streak With Grinding Defensive Effort  (from Eddie Sefko,  Dallas Morning News):
–  Pachulia Not Concerned With Limited Playing Time (from Eddie Sefko,  Dallas Morning News):
–  Sloppy Play Ends For Durant, Westbrook  (from Berry Tramel,
–  Monday’s Roundup (from Grant Hughes,  Bleacher Report):
–  Recapping Monday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  The Wizards Struggle In The Half-Court  (from Jake Whitacre,  Bullets Forever):
–  Video Breakdown: Defending AD; Defending Steph  (from EricApricot, Golden State Of Mind):
–  Why Scouts Botched It So Bad On Steph Curry In The 2009 NBA Draft  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
–  Screen Usage And Refusal Rates  (from Jordan M. Foley,  Vantage Sports):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
Giannis Antetokuonmpo  (from Yaron Weitzman,  SBNation):

–  Garrett Temple  (from Bryant Frantz,  CBSDC):

–  Greg Monroe  (from Arman Bery,



–  Ben Simmons  (from Jonathan Givony,  Yahoo Sports):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/12/16



–  Steve Kerr Is Fine Tuning Warriors’ Game  (from Sam Amick,  USA Today):

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–  Gauging A Transformation DPOY Race:  Kawhi Leonard/ Draymond Green  (from Ben Dowsett, Basketball Insiders):

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Luol Deng Still Believes That The Bulls Did Coach Thibodeau Wrong (from Joe Cowley,  Chicago Sun Times):

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–  Hornets, Grizzlies, Rockets  (from Christopher Dempsey, Denver Post):

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–  Hornets Have The Smarts  (from Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer):

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–  Recapping Friday’s Games  (from SBNation):
Heat’s Shrewd Moves Are Paying Off (from Sean Highkin, Bleacher Report):
–  The Case Rambis Is Making To Remain As Knicks Coach  (from Marc Berman,  NY Post):
Additional player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  DeMarcus Cousins  (from Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee):
–  Giannis Antetokuonmpo (from Jesse Blancarte,  Basketball Insiders):
–  Bismack Biyombo/Jonas Valanciunas  (from Ryan Wolstat, Toronto Sun):
–  DeWayne Dedmon/Jason Smith  (from Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel):
–   Tony Wroten (from Henry Steckel,  Vantage Sports):
–   Devin Booker  (from Matt Ellentuck, SBNation):    and from Troy Tauscher, BBall Breakdown:  The Breakdown: It’s Time To Talk About Devin Booker
–  Robert Upshaw  (from Harrison Faigen,  Silver Screen and Roll):

–  Evan Turner (from Jimmy Toscano,

–  Mario Chalmers  (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):

 Chris Bosh  (from Benjamin Hoffman,  NYTimes):

–  Shelvin Mack  (from Aaron Falk,  Salt Lake Tribune):