Basketball Intelligence for 9/29/2022
Today's Best NBA Reporting And Analysis
One Defining Number For Every Team In the NBA’s Eastern Conference
Zach Kram, The Ringer
In the regular season, the 76ers scored 1.15 points per possession when a Harden-Embiid pick led directly to a shot, according to Second Spectrum—the fourth-best mark out of 53 pairings with at least 400 picks. And despite Harden’s well-documented struggles in the playoffs, that figure actually increased to 1.24 points per possession in the postseason.
1 PLAYER ON EVERY TEAM WITH SOMETHING TO PROVE
Matt Petersen, NBA.com
Warriors vs. Wizards games in Japan to woo NBA fans and sponsors
Jokic, Antetokounmpo, Doncic explain why Europe is harder than NBA
Alex Kennedy, Basketball News
“It's different. The floor is smaller, the bigs can be in the paint — there's no three in the key — the three-point line is shorter," Jokic explained.
Fantasy Basketball Rankings 2022-23: Small forward draft tiers
Dan Titus, Yahoo Sports
BKN: Yuta Watanabe tells Japanese media he hopes to fit into a 3-and-D role with Brooklyn
Jordan Greene, NetsDaily