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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention J.R. Smith's name.
December 1, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
After a dominant performance Wednesday against the Nuggets, fantasy players may be drawn to the Heat's Hassan Whiteside, but Alex Rikleen explains why his matchup Thursday isn't as favorable.
November 26, 2016
NBA Barometer: Raptors' Dominant Trio Takes Shape
Juan Blanco analyzes the ups and downs of the NBA, including a look at Jonas Valanciunas, who has served as an essential third cog in Toronto's offense this season.
November 19, 2016
Numbers Game: How Host Sites Hurt Fantasy Teams
Alex Rikleen explains how a site's rules can cause fantasy owners to overlook some players and mis-value other players. Why is a player like Will Barton valued differently across various sites?
November 14, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: The Difficulties of Injury Prevention
Jeff Stotts describes what goes through his mind as he watches an NBA game from the perspective of an athletic trainer with the goal of preventing injuries like the one sustained by Wizardsí Bradley Beal last week.
November 3, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Thursday Cheat Sheet
DeMarcus Cousins ($10,200) draws a favorable matchup against a struggling Magic team Thursday night.
November 1, 2016
Category Strategy: Starters Are Still Out There
Alex Rikleen takes a look at which players on the waiver wire could immediately provide tangible boosts in each of the primary fantasy categories.
August 30, 2016
NBA Draft Kit: Central Division Position Battles
The Cavaliers are expected to dominate the Central division again, but the Bucks could make things very interesting with Giannis Antetokounmpo now running the point in Milwaukee.
May 27, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday-Saturday Picks
Andre' Snellings analyzes the best plays with two elimination games on tap, including the Kyle Lowry, who hopes to keep the Raptors' dream alive against the Cavaliers.
May 26, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday-Friday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin analyzes the best plays for the two-game NBA Yahoo slate, including Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, who is well worth his high price.
May 23, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday-Wednesday Picks
Steph Curry should be at his best as the Dubs try to avoid a 3-1 hole.
May 21, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Saturday-Sunday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down Game 3 of both conferences as Kyle Lowry looks to keep the Raptors' hopes alive against the Cavaliers.
May 18, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday-Thursday Picks
Eric Neuman breaks down the Game 2s of the conference finals where Kevin Durant and the Thunder will look to take a commanding lead against the Warriors.
May 8, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Sunday Picks
Joel Bartilotta likes Tony Parker in the playoffs Sunday against the Thunder as their are few quality value-priced options at guard.
May 6, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
Andre' Snellings says if you're going to pay up for a superstar in Friday's Yahoo daily game, it has to be LeBron James against the Hawks.
May 5, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Thursday-Friday playoff action, but he's not high on Kawhi Leonard as the Spurs take on the Thunder.
May 4, 2016
Eric Neuman breaks down the Wednesday-Thursday Yahoo NBA slate as Dwyane Wade looks to lead the Heat in Game 2 against the Raptors.
May 1, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
A well-rested Cavaliers team should have a big advantage over the Hawks.
April 20, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
Eric Neuman advises fantasy owners to not get cute with Wednesday picks and pay up for Chris Paul, who should have a big game against the Trail Blazers.
April 6, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat Sheet
Reggie Jackson has been turning it on of late and now faces a Magic defense that gives up plenty of fantasy points to point guards.
April 3, 2016
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Weeks 24 & 25
In his final rankings of the season, RotoWire's Eric Johnson makes Hassan Whiteside his top center thanks to his six games over the rest of the season.
March 31, 2016
Elfrid Payton has been on a great run of late, and with the Magic well out of playoff contention, there's little reason to believe his minutes will be limited.
March 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
With LeBron James resting, his teammates will have to pick up the slack in a favorable matchup against the Rockets.
DraftKings NBA: Tuesday Cheat Sheet
With LeBron James being rested Tuesday, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving look set to take on a much bigger share of the offensive workload.
March 27, 2016
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 23
The Bulls are one of two teams playing five times this week, which moves Jimmy Butler up Eric Johnson's weekly positional rankings.
March 24, 2016
C.J. McCollum struggled Wednesday against the Mavericks, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still a solid play Thursday.
March 20, 2016
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 22
Paul George is averaging 29.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.7 steals and 2.3 threes per game over last three and heads into this week at the top of one of Eric Johnson's positional rankings.
March 18, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top value on DraftKings this weekend, including C.J. McCollum in two solid situations ripe for fantasy exploitation.
March 13, 2016
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 21
The Raptors are the only team that plays five games this week, which helps push Kyle Lowry up Eric Johnson's weekly positional rankings.
March 10, 2016
Kyrie Irving is one of the highest priced players on Thursday's short slate, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Cavs guard is worth the money.
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Thursday Yahoo NBA slate, including Phoenix's Devin Booker, who has regained his confidence after a prolonged slump.
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