Amin Elhassan takes a look at Kobe Bryant's latest injury, the contract implications and the Los Angeles Lakers' fate.
Amin Elhassan offers up the first 2014-15 installment of his NBA Rookie Readiness Scale, ranking first-year players based on five key categories. Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic tops the early-season list.
Amin Elhassan outlines five NBA players poised to put up big numbers in the 2014-15 season despite their teams' lowly outlooks. Kobe Bryant tops the list.
Amin Elhassan takes an early look at the 2015 NBA free-agent class.
Amin Elhassan examines every NBA team's trade chips and chances of landing Minnesota All-Star forward Kevin Love.
Amin Elhassan takes a look at RPM comparisons between some of the most prominent prospective free agents on his 2014 Free Agent Big Board.
Amin Elhassan discusses what the Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons front offices can do to improve themselves and their teams this offseason.
Amin Elhassan outlines why Ricky Rubio must improve his shots at the rim to realize his full potential.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the top make-or-break candidates in the NBA. Markieff and Marcus Morris, both finally showing potential in Phoenix, top the list.
Amin Elhassan ranks this year's rookie class with his "Readiness Scale," a scouting tool that measures current NBA contributions and long-term potential.
Amin Elhassan breaks down all of the pieces of the Marcin Gortat-Emeka Okafor trade from a scouting/player-evaluation perspective.
Amin Elhassan answers the burning question facing each NBA team in the Western Conference.
Amin Elhassan breaks down five players still on their rookie deals who showed improvement in the 2013 summer league, including John Henson.
Following his list of the NBA's top 30 free agents of 2013, Amin Elhassan outlines the next 10 best FAs, ranking them by average annual value. Mo Williams comes in at No. 1.
Amin Elhassan breaks down five deals at varying stages of completion. He analyzes Greg Oden's best fit and whether the Timberwolves' acquisition of Kevin Martin makes sense.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the Minnesota Timberwolves draft profile, needs and potential 2013 picks.