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January 19, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
DeAndre Jordan continues to profit consistently, and he has a great opportunity to keep it going Thursday against the Timberwolves.
January 18, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
Facing off against the 76ers used to be easy pickings for DFS players, but Alex Rikleen explains why DeMar DeRozan is best left avoided Wednesday in Philadelphia.
January 17, 2017
Category Strategy: Injuries Creating Opportunity
Cody Zeller is averaging 6.4 rebounds per game on the season and is available in 30% of ESPN leagues.
FanDuel NBA: Tuesday Value Plays
Mike Barner delivers his value picks for a five-game slate Tuesday, setting his sights on a trio of Heat at home against the Rockets.
January 13, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Friday Cheat Sheet
Joel Bartilotta dives into Friday's nine-game slate, again turning to Al Horford and Mason Plumlee as solid bets to deliver value.
January 10, 2017
Category Strategy: Unusual Schedule Demands Attention
Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott are worth a look, as the Bulls play five games in a week for the only time this season.
January 8, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Sunday Picks
Joel Embiid's minutes are always a concern, but Joel Bartilotta explains why the Sixers star is still worthy of fantasy consideration Sunday against the Nets.
January 3, 2017
Category Strategy: Long-term, short-term adds
After a rough start to the season, the Pelicans' Buddy Hield has worked his way back into the rotation.
December 27, 2016
Matching up against Hassan Whiteside isn't the easiest assignment, but Mike Barner explains why Steven Adams should get some fantasy attention Tuesday.
December 22, 2016
Hoops Lab: Is Giannis the Next Dirk and LeBron?
In the latest edition of the Hoops Lab, Andre Snellings explores the notion that Giannis Antetokounmpo is a blend of LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki.
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
Category Strategy: Waivers in the West
Patrick Beverley, owned in only 20% of ESPN leagues, has been a steady source of three-pointers this season.
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
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Saturday Picks
The Wizards have struggled against point guards this season, which sets up nicely for the Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday.
December 6, 2016
Category Strategy: Injuries Impacting the Wire
Frank Kaminsky's minutes have risen to more than 31 per game over the last two-plus weeks.
November 30, 2016
Handicapping the NBA: Coast-to-coast Trips Aren't Like They Used To Be
Jason Rubin as backing the Bulls (-9.5) on Wednesday against the young Lakers.
November 23, 2016
Handicapping the NBA: Thanksgiving Is Coming
Jason Rubin is taking the red-hot (by their standards) 76ers to cover against the Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Blake Griffin has been stuffing the stat sheet recently, and he has an excellent matchup Wednesday against the Mavericks to keep it going.
November 22, 2016
Category Strategy: Deep League Special
Even as Tony Parker's minutes and scoring have waned, he's remained one of the NBA's most efficient point guards.
November 21, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
Kemba Walker has taken a leap this season, averaging nearly five points per game more than his previous career-high, but Ben Zweiman explains why the Hornets guard could be avoided in fantasy lineups Monday.
November 12, 2016
NBA Barometer: Hassan's on the Right Side
Juan Blanco looks at who's up and who's down in the NBA heading into a new week, as Miami's Hassan Whiteside is living up to an increased role.
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.
September 14, 2016
NBA Draft Kit: Dynasty Rookie Rankings
Ben Simmons has the upside to be a top-5 fantasy player in the NBA, giving him the top spot in James Anderson's dynasty rookie rankings.
September 2, 2016
NBA Draft Kit: Southwest Division Positional Battles
Ken Crites breaks down the key positional battles in the Southwest division, including the Pelicans' many backcourt questions.
April 13, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat sheet
A victory Wednesday would push the Rockets into the playoffs, so RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is expecting a big performance from Dwight Howard.
April 12, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Tuesday Cheat Sheet
Nerlens Noel has played very well since returning from injury, and he now faces off against a Raptors team that has little incentive to play their regulars.
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 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 22, 2016
Juan Blanco is rolling the dice Tuesday with Goran Dragic, who is expected to play despite minor injuries in what should be a great matchup against the Pelicans.
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.
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