NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention J.R. Smith's name.
May 29, 2017
Staff Picks: NBA Finals Predictions
The RotoWire NBA staff offers up predictions for Cavs-Warriors: Part III.
May 20, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Saturday-Sunday Value Plays
Despite his struggles, Al Horford remains the most consistent option at center.
May 5, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Friday Cheat Sheet
Joel Bartilotta digs into Friday's two-game playoff slate, loading up on Cavs again -- north of the border this time.
May 1, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Monday Value Plays
Tony Parker was up and down in Round 1, but he remains a bargain at just $5,000.
April 17, 2017
Joel Bartilotta checks in with his Monday picks for a light two-game playoff slate, turning to Cleveland's Tristan Thompson against the Pacers.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
Monday's two-game slate doesn't offer many options, which is why Ben Zweiman says you shouldn't fade the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving.
April 15, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Saturday Cheat Sheet
Kyle Lowry is slightly underpriced as the Raptors begin postseason play Saturday.
FanDuel NBA: Saturday Value Plays
J.R. Smith is always a risky play, but he has serious upside at just $3,700.
April 7, 2017
Joel Bartilotta likes a pair of Cavs, including J.R. Smith, to bring home the fantasy goods at home against the Hawks.
April 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
Wednesday's matchup with the Warriors isn't an easy one, but Alex Rikleen explains why Devin Booker should still get plenty of fantasy consideration.
April 4, 2017
Category Strategy: Week 24
With the two-seed locked up, the Spurs could rest Tony Parker down the stretch, meaning more minutes for Patty Mills.
March 30, 2017
FantasyDraft NBA: Thursday Values
Kris Dunn is a solid producer when he gets enough minutes, which should be the case Thursday against the Lakers.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
While the matchup against Andre Drummond seems intimidating, Alex Rikleen explains why Brook Lopez makes for a solid fantasy play Thursday against the Pistons.
February 22, 2017
NBA Injury Analysis: Love to Miss Four to Six Weeks
Jeff Stotts explains Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Loveís debridement procedure, which removed loose bodies from his left knee.
February 13, 2017
NBA Injury Analysis: The All-Scar Team
As the NBA heads into its All-Star break at the end of the week, Jeff Stottís column focuses on injured players who are on the top of his list for all the wrong reasons, including Clipper Chris Paul.
December 26, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: Broken Bones Plague League
Jeff Stotts says that bone injuries are on the rise in the first part of the season, including Houstonís Clint Capela who has a fractured fibula and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
December 23, 2016
FanDuel NBA: Friday Value Plays
With the Cavaliers heavily favored against a Nets team on the second half of a back-to-back, Tristan Thompson could be a key fantasy piece Friday.
December 20, 2016
Category Strategy: Early Standouts Returning From Injury
Robert Covington is averaging better than 15 points per game over his last five contests.
December 14, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat Sheet
Kelly Olynyk ($3,600) could be a sneaky value play against a Spurs defense that's been surprisingly generous to opposing power forwards.
December 13, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
With multiple high-end options available for Tuesday's six-game slate, Juan Blanco makes the case for Stephen Curry to be a fantasy roster building block.
December 10, 2016
NBA Barometer: Third Season's a Charm for LaVine
Juan Blanco looks at who's u and who's down in the NBA, including Minnesota's Zach LaVine, who is showing improved consistency in his third season.
December 7, 2016
Handicapping the NBA: Thoughts on Klay Thompson
Jason Rubin is rolling with the Knicks to cover the spread Wednesday night at The Garden.
December 1, 2016
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.
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