Kevin Pelton examines the Chicago Bulls' playoff chances with star Derrick Rose out indefinitely, as well as the impact of Andre Iguodala and Marc Gasol's injuries on their teams.
Kevin Pelton examines Derrick's Rose's obvious rust in returning to the court after missing an entire season.
Kevin Pelton argues the Chicago Bulls -- not the Miami Heat -- will win the Eastern Conference title.
Enough with the summer blockbusters. Here are the best moves of the offseason.
After bouncing back for a Game 2 win, Kevin Pelton examines how the Heat respond after a loss.
Here's a look at all four conference semifinal series and which teams are now favored to advance.
Based on recent history, a playoff comeback wouldn't produce the usual returns from Derrick Rose.
Their chances are slim, but the Bulls have a few factors in their favor against the Heat, writes Kevin Pelton.
How do the Bulls-Heat and Warriors-Spurs series shape up? We take a look.
Here are seven of the biggest surprises of the first round.
If Derrick Rose returns to the Bulls this season, what kind of impact can we expect from him?
Looking at the chances of the Lakers and others battling for the last playoff spots.
The race at the top of the Eastern Conference standings is getting interesting
Kevin Pelton projects LeBron James' stats for the 2011-12 season, and determines what losing the season to the lockout would mean for his career numbers and his legacy.
Kevin Pelton examines the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose. Can the reigning NBA MVP actually improve? What parts of his game need improvement? Can a new teammate offer that missing piece? Can he make his teammates better?
Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus explains that even though the 3-point shot was the reason for the demise of the Spurs and Magic, they should ditch the long ball completely.