Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/25/16



–   Dubs/Spurs: Two Seasons For The Ages Featuring Contrasting Styles  (from Kevin Cottrell Jr,
–  Issues The Bulls Must Correct  (from Kelly Scaletta,  Bleacher Report):
–  LeBron Can’t Make 3s, So He Is Trying To Run Over Everyone  (from Scott Rafferty,  Sporting News):
–  Depleted Grizzlies:  Most Improbable Playoff Contender  (from Michael Pina,  Bleacher Report):
–  Grizzlies’ Collective Effort At PG  (from Ronald Tillery,  Commercial Appeal):
–  Hornets’ Transformation Has Them Surging  (from MichaelWallace,  ESPN):
–  LaMarcus Aldridge/Tony Parker: Pick-and-Rolls  (from Scott Rafferty, Sporting News):
–  OKC’s Shooting Guards  (from R.K. Anthony, Welcome To Loud City):
Recapping Thursday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  Celtics Assistant Martin Shrewsberry  Q & A  (from Boston Globe):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Shelvin Mack  (from Ben Dowsett,  Basketball Insiders):
 Zach LaVine  (from Lucas Seehafer,
–  Draymond Green  (from Ti Windisch,  Hoops Habit):
 Amar’e Stoudamire  (from Andrew Sharp, Sports Illustrated):
–  Kyle Korver  (from Jonathan Savitske,  Hoops Habit):
 Tim Hardaway, Jr  (from Harry Lyles, Jr.,


Today’s Best NBA Reporting 3/23/16

–  Recapping Tuesday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  The Offensive Transformation of Kemba Walker And The Charlotte Hornets  (from Jared Zwerling,
–  Celtics Are Rebuilding On The Fly  (from Andrew Sharp (SBill Walton, Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericksports Illustrated):
–  Kirk Goldsberry:  Spurs Go Deeper Into A Secret World  (from Buck Harvey,  Express News):
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–  Hubie Brown Q & A Podcast  (from Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated):
–  Vince Carter Q &A; Damian Lillard: Atlanta Hawks  (from David Aldridge,
–  Bill Walton Q & A  (from Lang Whitaker,
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Kevin Martin  (from Jeff McDonald, Express News):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/19/16

–  Dubs vs. Spurs Preview  (from Dan Devine,  Yahoo Sports):

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Dubs, Spurs:  Masters Of Passing, Open 3s  (from Luke Knox,  ESPN):

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–  How A Kawhi Leonard Post-up Warps An Entire Defense  (from Eli Horowitz,

–  Video Breakdown:  Steph And Klay Seal Game With 3s  (from EricApricot,
Q & A:  Dirk On Steph  (from Tim McMahon,  ESPN):



–  The Book On Devin Booker  (from Zach Lowe,  ESPN):

–  Stan Van Gundy:  It’s Defend Or Go Home Time For Drummond, Pistons  (from David Mayo,

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–  Brett Brown And Billy Donovan Face Different Challenges  (from Bob Cooney,

–  Recapping Friday’s Games  (from SBNation):
Lillard’s Response To Flagrant Foul:  “I’m From Oakland”  (from Casey Holdahl,

–  Who Belongs In The Suns’ Backcourt Of The Future? (from Gerald Bourguet,

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What The Suns Face With Their Second Rebuild  (from Brett Koremenos,  RealGM):

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Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:

–  Ricky Rubio  (from Jesse Blancarte,  Basketball Insiders):

–  Solomon Hill  (from Mark Monteith,
Josh Richardson  (from Ira Winderman,  Sun-Sentinel):
 Gorgui Dieng  (from Brett Robson,
–  Kristaps Porzingis  (from Chris Herring,  Wall Street Journal):
–  Bismack Biyombo/Jonas Valanciunas  (from Ryan Wolstat,  Toronto Sun):

–  Kevin Durant  (interviewed by Stephanie Ruhle, Bloomberg News):

–  Sean Kilpatrick  (from Cory Wright,


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):


Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 3/8/16


LBJ:  Cavs Aren’t Ready For The Playoffs  (from Dave McMenamin,  ESPN):
–  Quick Thoughts On Griz’ Win Over Cavs  (from Geoff Calkins, Commercial Appeal):
–  Kerr:  We Can’t Keep Relying On Steph Bailing Us Out  (from Ethan Sherwood Strauss,  ESPN):
–  Warriors Assistant GM Travis Schlenk Q & A  (from Matthew Steinmetz):
 Celtics Can’t Cross Line Of Emotional Play  (from Jimmy Toscano,
–  Hornets/Kemba; Baron Davis; Paul George Q & A  (from David Aldridge,
“Pressure Rate” Defenders  (from Jordan K. Foley,  Vantage Sports):
–  Suns Still Fighting Despite Down Season  (from Cody Taylor,  Basketball Insiders):
–  Wesley Matthews One Year Later  (from Saad Yousuf,
Mavs: Too Much Emphasis On 3s?  (from Eddie Sefko,  Dallas Morning News):
–  New Nets’ GM Sean Marks  (from Andy Vasquez,
–  Recapping Monday’s Games  (from SBNation):
–  GIF Breakdown: The High Scoring Stylings Of Devin Booker and Alex Len  (from Rollin J. Mason,
–  Video Breakdown:  Steph Screens, Klay Hits Wild Trey  (from EricApricot,  Golden tate Of Mind):
Luke Walton:  Dubs Have Freedom To Improvise  (from Scott Davis,  Business Insider):
–  Raptors’ Second Half Collapse Versus Rockets  (from Cooper Smither,  Raptors Republic):
–  How The Lakers Beat The Dubs  (from Coach Nick, BBall Breakdown):
–  Front Office Insider  (from Bobby Marks,  Yahoo Sports):
–  Zach Lowe’s “2016 Marc Gasol All-Stars”  (from ESPN):
–  Hawks Recapturing Some Of Last Season’s Form  (from Jonathan Savitske, Hoops Habit):
Additional Player Notes, Updates, Profiles:
–  Giannis Antetokuonmpo  (from Jake Fischer,  Sports Illustrated):
Kristaps Porzingis  (from Yaron Weitzman,  SBNation):
Joe Johnson  (from Ira Winderman,
D.J. Augustin  (from Christopher Dempsey, Denver Post):
–   Dorell Wright  (from Alex Kennedy, Basketball Insiders):
–  Shelvin Mack  (from Tony Jones,  Salt City Tribune):
–  Jordan Clarkson  (from Mike Bresnahan, LATimes):
David West (from Mark Monteith,
–  Emmanuel Mudiay  (from Evan Fiala,  The Sports Quotient):
–  Josh Maggette  (from  Brian Rzeppa,  Ridiculous Upside):  Josh Magette Defies Odds for D-Fenders