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November 23, 2014
NBA Waiver Wire: Week 5 Pickups and FAAB
With several minor injuries opening the door for role players to get more minutes in the short term, J.J. Calle breaks down all the best long-term and streaming options on the wire this week.
November 21, 2014
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
November 19, 2014
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
There are 11 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
November 14, 2014
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
There are 10 games on the slate for Saturday, and we've got the daily picks for you.
November 12, 2014
The Prospect Post: Is Zach LaVine Ready to Start?
The Timberwolves are throwing rookie guard Zach LaVine into the fire to man the starting point guard job while Ricky Rubio is out for the next 7-8 weeks. Is LaVine ready?
November 7, 2014
With 11 games on the slate, there are tons of value plays available Friday, which could lead to lots of high-scoring lineups.
November 5, 2014
There are 12 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
November 1, 2014
There are 12 games on the slate for Saturday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
October 31, 2014
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian debuts his new weekly feature highlighting value plays for the upcoming weekend of NBA contests on DraftKings.
October 30, 2014
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With five games on the slate, there aren't many value plays, making choosing the right high-salaried and mid-tier players key on Thursday.
October 29, 2014
With 13 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
October 21, 2014
The Prospect Post: What Could Go Wrong
RotoWire's resident rookie expert, James Anderson, breaks down our current expectations for the top rookies going in fantasy drafts.
October 12, 2014
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Video Mock Draft
RotoWire's staff got together and hosted a 9-category rotisserie mock draft Sunday afternoon. Kyle McKeown, Marc Roberts, and Josh Lloyd all comment on the draft and engage in a couple tangents.
October 6, 2014
NBA Auction Strategy Part 6: Points Leagues (ESPN) Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested points leagues rankings and auction values for standard ESPN points leagues.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 5: 8-Category Rotisserie Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested rotisserie rankings and auction values for standard 8-category leagues.
October 5, 2014
NBA Auction Strategy Part 4: 9-Cat Roto Rankings & Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested rotisserie rankings and auction values for standard 9-category leagues.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 3: H2H Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts and Kyle McKeown explain their suggested head-to-head rankings and offer a cheat sheet for head-to-head auction values.
September 23, 2014
NBA Team Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves
The Timberwolves have been thrown under the bus this offseason, but could they shock the world and improve enough on defense to be a better team this season despite losing Kevin Love?
September 21, 2014
Offseason Moves: Eastern Conference
It's always tough to keep track of all the player movement around the league. Here's a quick breakdown of the Eastern Conference and the team-by-team analysis.
Coaching Tiers 2014: Where Popovich Finishes Last
If minutes are the most important stat in fantasy, then it's important to know which coaches run the most fantasy-friendly rotations and whether last year's trends will continue.
September 19, 2014
NBA Team Previews: Philadelphia 76ers
Michael Carter-Williams has a great opportunity to be the most valuable on a destitute team. He was a top-15 player in head-to-head leagues last season, but can he improve his efficiency to be better in rotisserie?
September 15, 2014
Yahoo Expert Mock Draft: Head-to-Head League
RotoWire's NBA writers held a head-to-head mock draft on Yahoo! for a 12-team, 9-category league. Our H2H rankings are previewed in the piece.
September 10, 2014
NBA Draft Strategy: Yahoo H2H Playoff Cheat Sheet
RotoWire's J.J. Calle broke down which NBA teams have the best schedules during the head-to-head fantasy playoffs.
August 27, 2014
NBA Draft Strategy: How to Punt in Fantasy Basketball
Punting can work in most leagues, but you need to know how to punt based on your league's style and setup. RotoWire's Josh Lloyd breaks down how to do that for your league.
August 26, 2014
NBA Draft Kit: Position Battles (Northwest Division)
There is plenty of young talent in the Northwest Division this year that could lead to a lot of unique players having value this season.
August 24, 2014
NBA Team Previews: Cleveland Cavaliers
Sleeper, bust, and the fantasy value of the Cavaliers are all broken down by RotoWire's Perry Missner. Can LeBron James bring a title to his hometown?
August 14, 2014
NBA Draft Kit: Position Battles (Central Division)
Who would have guessed that all the red-hot offseason news would take place in the Central Division? RotoWire's Ken Crites breaks down the impact and position battles.
August 10, 2014
NBA Draft Kit: Position Battles (Atlantic Division)
The Raptors and Nets have their starting lineups pretty well defined, but the Celtics, Knicks, and Sixers should have some healthy position battles in training camp.
August 7, 2014
NBA Draft Kit: Out-of-Position Stats
In general, guards and big men have typical stats that they contribute in fantasy, but some players excel at providing out-of-position stats. Recognizing these players can help bring the bacon home.
August 5, 2014
NBA Draft Kit: Contract-Year Players 2014-15
RotoWire's Josh Lloyd has produced a breakdown of all the potential contract-year players for the 2014-15 season. Who do you think is going to play harder for a big contract?
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