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February 6, 2017
NBA Injury Analysis: LaVine Has Season-Ending Injury
Jeff Stotts recaps this week’s significant NBA injuries including Zach LaVine, who sustained a torn ACL over the weekend, and the Bulls Jimmy Butler, who’s questionable with a bruised heel.
February 4, 2017
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week
Juan Blanco offers fantasy owners some waiver-wire gems like Sacramento's Matt Barnes, who should see increased playing time with Garrett Temple injured.
January 31, 2017
Category Strategy: Rookies Emerging
Finally healthy, Alec Burks has scored in double-figures in five straight games.
Hoops Lab: Steph Curry is Woke
Andre Snellings breaks down what's changed over the last month for Steph Curry and the Warriors.
January 29, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Sunday's Warriors-Trail Blazers game is expected to be high scoring, which puts guard Damian Lillard firmly in the fantasy conversation.
January 23, 2017
NBA Injury Analysis: Thumb's Down for Chris
Jeff Stotts says that Clipper Chris Paul is expected to miss at least six weeks of playing time with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his left thumb.
January 21, 2017
Juan Blanco looks at players on the waiver wire who can give fantasy owners a boost, like Mavericks guard Devin Harris.
January 18, 2017
Rebound & Rant: Point Guard Edition
With Chris Paul possibly out until the fantasy playoffs, Ken Crites breaks down a few options who may be able to help fill the void.
January 15, 2017
Numbers Game: The Impact of Trades on Assists
Alex Rikleen looks at which players could see increased assists, and which could go the other way, if they are traded in the coming weeks.
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.
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 20, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: First Quarter Report
As the NBA’s first quarter draws to a close, Jeff Stotts looks at some of the most notable injuries so far, including Blake Griffin, who’ll have surgery on his right knee and most likely miss a month.
Category Strategy: Early Standouts Returning From Injury
Robert Covington is averaging better than 15 points per game over his last five contests.
December 5, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: Conley Out With Back Fracture
Grizzlies Point Guard Mike Conley could be out for at least a four weeks with a transverse process fracture, though other athletes who have had the same injury have missed less time.
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
NBA Injury Analysis: Parsons to Miss Time Again
Jeff Stotts details Memphis Grizzly Chandler Parsons’ latest injury, a bone bruise in his left knee, which will result in at least a two-week recovery period.
November 19, 2016
NBA Barometer: Sun Not Shining
Juan Blanco looks at who's rising and who's falling in the NBA, including Phoenix's Devin Booker, who has struggled recently.
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?
FanDuel NBA: Saturday Value Plays
The NBA's leading rebounder, Hassan Whiteside ($9,000), draws a strong matchup against the Wizards on Saturday.
November 18, 2016
FanDuel NBA: Friday Value Plays
Kevin Payne hones in on Klay Thompson at $5,700 as a great value piece to build your team around Friday.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
Kyle Lowry is coming off his best game of the season and will now face a Nuggets defense that has struggled guarding point guards this season.
November 17, 2016
Hoops Lab: DeMar DeRozan... Mentioned With Michael Jordan?
In this week's Hoops Lab, The Professor takes a look at whether DeMar DeRozan's hot start is sustainable.
November 16, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
Wednesday's 11-game slate is packed with superstars, but Alex Rikleen explains why LeBron James may not be worth the huge fantasy investment.
November 15, 2016
Category Strategy: Out-Of-Position Stats
Alex Rikleen takes a look at a number of players, like Nikola Mirotic, who provide value not typically found at their position.
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 9, 2016
John Wall has significant fantasy upside any time he takes the floor, but Alex Rikleen warns why the Wizards guard is unlikely to break out Wednesday against the Celtics.
November 8, 2016
Category Strategy: Short-Term Production in High Supply
Alex Rikleen combs the waiver wire for available players who can provide immediate value in each fantasy category.
FanDuel NBA: Tuesday Value Plays
Harrison Barnes notched his second 30-point game of the season Sunday against the Bucks.
November 7, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: Celtics Hurt but Healing
Jeff Scott's says that several Celtics are working their way back from injuries, including Kelly Olynyk who underwent shoulder surgery in May and should return to the court in the near future.
November 6, 2016
Andre Snellings looks over Sunday's slate of games, delivering plenty of valuable information as part of his Sunday Cheat Sheet.
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