- Amin Elhassan
Each year, teams enter the draft intent on maximizing the value of their picks. Every team wants to select a player who can eventually be a key member, if not a cornerstone piece, for their franchise. One of the interesting decisions at play is the decision to select a player who specializes in a certain skill versus a player with a more versatile, diversified skill set.
It starts with the most important question an NBA player can answer: "Who am I?" This refers to a truthful, introspective look into how a player's blend of talent and experience fits into the grand scheme of playing in the NBA. Whether that player sees himself as a specialist or a jack-of-all-trades, the ability to answer the question truthfully (and accept that answer) is what will allow him to flourish in the NBA.
Amin Elhassan analyzes whether it's better to be an NBA player who specializes in one skill or to be a jack of all trades?