Happy Friday, everyone, Here are today’s links.
ICYMI from Fear the Sword: Turnovers and rebounds doomed the Cavs against the Rockets, Cavs-Rockets player grades, a Locked on Cavs recap of Cavs-Rockets, Dwyane Wade is thriving since moving to the bench, from our friends at Ridiculous Upside, a Q&A with Kendrick Perkins
At The Athletic, Jason Lloyd goes into LeBron James’ future, how he’s helped players get paid and a whole lot more. This story is well worth your time. Also at The Athletic: David Zavac on Derrick Rose.
At The Step Back, Jeff Siegel wrote about how James Harden picked apart the Cavs’ defense last night. This is a good look at some common Cavs issues.
At SB Nation, Tim Cato writes about another player who Cavs fans are no familiar with: Clint Capela, who is essential to Houston’s future.
At Sports Illustrated, Ben Golliver writes about the Thunder’s early season struggles with a focus on how Paul George has been squeezed by Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony.
College basketball season is here! Check out SB Nation’s full season preview.
Also: There’s still time to get Fear the Sword’s latest BreakingT collaboration. We’ll talk again tomorrow.