Basketball Intelligence For 9/23/21

Today's Best NBA Reporting And Analysis

- BKN: Where Does Claxton Fit Into Nets' Plans This Season? (from Kristian Winfield, NY Daily News):  https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/nets/ny-nic-claxton-center-nba-training-camps-20210922-756nlkvxgfhndgvmd2voggaugu-story.html

- BKN: Training Camp: Roster Breakdown (from Tom Dowd, Nets.com):  https://www.nba.com/nets/news/feature/2021/09/22/brooklyn-nets-training-camp-roster-breakdown

- BOS: Questions For Training Camp (from Jay King, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/2843294/2021/09/23/jayson-tatums-ceiling-ime-udokas-style-jaylen-browns-health-and-more-10-questions-for-celtics-training-camp/

- DAL: What Ntilikina Brings (from Grant Afseth, Sports Illustrated):   https://www.si.com/nba/mavericks/news/dallas-mavs-film-room-frank-ntilikina-luka-doncic

From Lance Roberson, Sports Illustrated: https://www.si.com/nba/mavericks/news/dallas-mavs-training-camp-profile-frank-ntilikina

- DAL: Why The Mavs Need To Extend Brunson (from Tyler Watts, The Smoking Cuban):  https://thesmokingcuban.com/posts/mavericks-jalen-brunson-need-extend

- DET: Things To Watch During Training Camp (from Lauren Williams, Mass Live):  https://www.mlive.com/pistons/2021/09/open-roster-spots-other-things-to-watch-during-pistons-training-camp.html

- GSW: Wiggins' Anti-Vax Choice Gives Dubs Reason To Worry (from Rusty Simmons, SF Chronicle):  https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/warriors/article/Why-Warriors-have-reason-to-worry-about-Andrew-16480613.php

From Dieter Kurtenbach, Mercury News: https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/09/23/kurtenbach-anti-vaccine-nonsense-could-ruin-the-warriors-season/

- GSW: Kerr Feeds Off "New Blood, New Energy, New Ideas" From Staff Changes (from Rusty Simmons, SF Chronicle):  https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/warriors/article/Warriors-Steve-Kerr-feeds-off-new-blood-16479702.php

- GSW: JTA's Journey Embracing Mexican Roots (from Kendra Andrews, NBC Sports):  https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/juan-toscano-anderson-details-his-journey-embracing-mexican-roots

- LAC: Clippers' Offseason Report (from Zach Harper, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/2773653/2021/09/23/zach-harpers-clippers-offseason-report-overall-grade-roster-breakdown-goals-for-2021-22/

- MIA: Markieff Morris Poised To Make The Most Of Unexpected Reality With The Heat (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):  https://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-heat/fl-sp-miami-heat-markieff-morris-20210923-y5a4htg4prdl3nv6r3ex5vpfwy-story.html

- MIN: The Rosas Firing (from Jon Krawczynski/Shams Charania, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/2843710/2021/09/22/gersson-rosas-and-his-downfall-why-the-timberwolves-fired-him-just-days-before-training-camp/

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From Chris Hine, Star Tribune: https://www.startribune.com/gersson-rosas-timberwolves-fired-president-of-basketball-operations/600099754/

From John Hollinger, The Athletic: https://theathletic.com/2844358/2021/09/23/hollinger-gersson-rosas-is-out-can-the-timberwolves-ever-get-the-right-person-in-charge/

- ORL: Player Outlook: E'Twaun Moore (from Philip Rossman-Reich, Orlando Magic Daily):  https://orlandomagicdaily.com/2021/09/22/2022-orlando-magic-player-outlook-etwaun-moore-has-plenty-left-but-will-remain-limited/

- PHO: Q & A: Jarrett Jack, Part Two (from Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic):  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/nba/suns/2021/09/22/jarrett-jack-reunites-chris-paul-phoenix-suns-coaching-role/8355626002/

- TOR: How Anunoby Can Break Out - Again (from Scott Rafferty, NBA.com):  https://ca.nba.com/news/how-toronto-raptors-forward-og-anunoby-can-break-out-again/qbhmumh0rsy1407l0jm3g8mc

- UTA: Training Camp: Questions To Answer (from Sarah Todd, Deseret News):  https://www.deseret.com/2021/9/22/22684016/utah-jazz-have-nine-questions-to-answer-by-end-of-nba-training-camp-in-las-vegas-nevada


- Injury Updates On Key Players Heading Into Training Camps (from David Aldridge, The Athletic):  https://theathletic.com/2837122/2021/09/23/nba-injury-report-updates-on-joel-embiid-klay-thompson-and-other-key-players-going-into-nba-training-camps/

- Tamika Tremaglio Named Next NBPA ED (from Ben Golliver, Washington Post):  https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/09/22/dc-area-attorney-tamika-tremaglio-replace-michele-roberts-national-basketball-players-association-leader/

- How NBA Player Development Coach Derrick De La Grana Is Preparing Players For Upcoming Season (from Deyscha Smith, SLAM):  https://www.slamonline.com/the-magazine/nba-development-coach-derrick-de-la-grana/

- PODCAST: One Week Out From Training Camps (from Chris Mannix/Howard Beck, Sports Illustrated):  https://www.si.com/podcasts/video/2021/09/22/one-week-out-from-nba-training-camp-the-crossover-vo


A YEAR AGO TODAY (from the BI Archives):

http://basketballintelligence.net/2020/09/23/todays-best-nba-reporting-analysis-9-23-20/


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