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.
Which teams have the best Under-25 talent? Amin Elhassan says the Pelicans and Wizards do, but which teams also have good up-and-coming talent?
Amin Elhassan breaks down the best backcourts in the NBA. He begins with the Clippers, led by perennial MVP candidate Chris Paul and elite shooter JJ Redick.
Which NBA teams gained or lost the most via free agency? Amin Elhassan offers up the biggest winners and losers of the offseason.
Despite an exciting free-agency period, Carmelo Anthony will be returning to New York. How do the five former contenders for his talents refocus?
Amin Elhassan looks at the first two notable deals of the free-agency period.
Amin Elhassan outlines five picks he likes and five picks he doesn't like from the 2014 NBA draft. Philadelphia selecting Joel Embiid at No. 3 is one of his top picks.
Amin Elhassan ranks the top five team fits for LeBron James as he enters free agency this offseason. The San Antonio Spurs top the list.
Amin Elhassan examines every NBA team's trade chips and chances of landing Minnesota All-Star forward Kevin Love.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the key flaws Chicago has displayed thus far against the Washington Wizards, and offers up solutions for turning the Bulls' postseason around.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the 76ers' rebuilding strategy and provides potential free-agent options for next season.
Amin Elhassan writes why Joakim Noah -- not Derrick Rose -- is the Chicago Bulls' franchise player, not only for his on-court play but for his personal traits off the floor.
Want to know which players do all the dirty work during the game for a fraction of the cost? Amin Elhassan offers the NBA's best -- and cheapest -- screen setters.
Amin Elhassan provides his rankings for the best NBA draft picks who've played at Kansas since 1998. He leads with Paul Pierce, a 10-time NBA All-Star.
Amin Elhassan provides his rankings for the best NBA draft picks who've played at Duke under Mike Krzyzewski since 1999. He leads with Elton Brand, a two-time NBA All-Star.
Amin Elhassan discusses the NBA's most toxic contracts and why each is immovable.