Basketball Intelligence For 1/22/22
Today's Best NBA Reporting And Analysis
- ATL: The Resurgence Of The Hawks' Bench (from KL Chouinard, Hawks.com): https://www.nba.com/hawks/resurgence-hawks-bench
- BOS: Celtics ATOs: Creative Guard Design (from Gibson Pyper, Half Court Hoops):
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- CLE: Garland Has Earned The League's Attention (from Ryan Lewis, Beacon Journal): https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/sports/pro/cavs/2022/01/22/cavs-guard-darius-garland-earned-leagues-attention-cleveland-lebron-james-steph-curry-nba-all-star/6608595001/
- CLE: How Markkanen Is Making Cavs' Tall-Ball Lineup Work (from Chris Fedor, cleveland.com): https://www.cleveland.com/cavs/2022/01/how-lauri-markkanen-is-making-cleveland-cavaliers-tall-ball-lineup-work.html
- DAL: Doncic Has Nearly Eliminated Non-Basketball Moves From His Repertoire (from Callie Caplan, Morning News): https://www.dallasnews.com/sports/mavericks/2022/01/21/how-luka-doncic-changed-one-part-of-his-game-with-referees-even-if-technical-fouls-keep-coming/
- DEN: Film Study: The Awakening Of Aaron Gordon (from Gage Bridgford, Denver Stiffs): https://www.denverstiffs.com/2022/1/21/22894750/denver-nuggets-film-friday-awakening-aaron-gordon-nikola-jokic-facu-campazzo-jamal-murray-mpj-nba
- HOU: KPJ Reflects On How He's Changed Since Trade To Rockets (from Adam Spolane, Sports Radio 610): https://www.audacy.com/sportsradio610/sports/houston-rockets/kevin-porter-jr-talks-personal-growth-one-year-after-trade
- HOU: Tate Draws Comparison To Draymond (from Danielle Lerner, Huston Chronicle): https://www.houstonchronicle.com/texas-sports-nation/rockets/article/Rockets-JaeSean-Tate-vs-Warriors-Draymond-Green-16795446.php
- LAC: Morris Helps Clippers Complete Comeback While Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One (from Law Murray, The Athletic): https://theathletic.com/3085544/2022/01/22/marcus-morris-sr-helps-clippers-complete-comeback-while-grieving-the-loss-of-a-loved-one/
- LAL: The Lakers Should Have Seen This Coming (from Oren Weisfeld, The Guardian): https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jan/22/los-angeles-lakers-struggles-mediocre
From Ricky O'Donnell, SBNation: https://www.sbnation.com/nba/2022/1/21/22894474/lakers-failure-reasons-russell-westbrook-frank-vogel-trades-caruso