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March 7, 2017
Category Strategy: Deep League Special
Alex Rikleen breaks down the available options for deep leagues, headlined by the youth-infused Phoenix Suns.
February 28, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
There is a trio of high-priced point guards available on Tuesday's six-game slate, but Juan Blanco explains why fantasy players shouldn't ignore Damian Lillard.
February 24, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
Giannis Antetokounmpo can go off on any given night, but Andre' Snellings explains why it's unlikely to happen Friday against the Jazz.
February 22, 2017
Category Strategy: Profiting From Trades
This week, Alex Rikleen dives into which players could benefit most as the trade deadline approaches.
February 18, 2017
2017 NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Preview
On-location in New Orleans, Nick Whalen previews All-Star Saturday Night's Skills Challenge, Three-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest.
February 14, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Tuesday Cheatsheet
Andre' Snellings breaks down the Tuesday DraftKings slate as Kyrie Irving likely will take on a larger role in a favorable matchup against the Timberwolves.
Category Strategy: The Importance of Schedules
With Serge Ibaka on his way to Toronto, Aaron Gordon should take on more responsibility.
FanDuel NBA: Tuesday Picks
Mike Barner looks over a limited three-game Valentine's slate, unsurprisingly turning to the mighty Cavs for the most value.
Karl-Anthony Towns has been putting up some big fantasy scores lately, and he'll now face off against a Cavs team that has struggled defending centers.
February 8, 2017
Category Strategy: Week 16
With Zach LaVine out for the season, a healthy Kris Dunn could emerge as a source of consistent assists.
January 31, 2017
Category Strategy: Rookies Emerging
Finally healthy, Alec Burks has scored in double-figures in five straight games.
January 29, 2017
Numbers Game: How Missed Shots Impact Rebounds
Alex Rikleen wants to know if other factors besides rebound percentage can help predict players who will thrive on the glass. Check out what he found.
January 21, 2017
Numbers Game: Fantasy All-Stars
Alex Rikleen picks his Fantasy All-Star team using some math to determine the lineup. Will Russell Westbrook be snubbed from his All-Star team too?
January 12, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
Thursday's slate tips off with a 3:00 p.m. EST game between the Pacers and Nuggets in London, a matchup Alex Rikleen likes for center Myles Turner.
January 5, 2017
Anthony Davis always brings plenty of upside when he takes the court, but Alex Rikleen explains why the Pelicans center may be avoided Thursday against the Hawks.
January 3, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Tuesday Cheat Sheet
Andrew Wiggins has discovered his scoring touch and draws a great matchup against the 76ers on Tuesday.
January 1, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Sunday Value Plays
Andre' Snellings looks over a five-game slate on New Year's Day, keying on a pair of Pacers in a favorable home matchup against the Magic.
December 29, 2016
FanDuel NBA: Thursday Value Plays
Julius Randle ($6,600) has been on a tear of late, averaging 19.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists over his last two contests.
Kyle Lowry's playing time is incredibly consistent, and a matchup against the Suns on Thursday makes him a very attractive fantasy option.
December 27, 2016
With a small slate Tuesday, both Russell Westbrook and James Harden should have sky-high ownership.
December 25, 2016
Facing off against the team he beat in the NBA Finals last season, LeBron James will look to carry fantasy owners on Christmas Day against the Warriors.
December 22, 2016
Hassan Whiteside ($9,300) has recorded a double-double in each of his last five games.
DraftKings NBA: Thursday Cheat Sheet
Klay Thompson ($6,500) is averaging better than 32 fantasy points over his last five games.
There is some blowout potential in the Heat-Lakers game on Thursday, but Alex Rikleen still likes the idea of building a fantasy lineup around Hassan Whiteside.
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 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 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.
December 3, 2016
NBA Barometer: Hayward's Only Getting Better
Juan Blanco looks at who's rising and who's falling in the NBA, including Gordon Hayward, who's taken it to another level over the last couple weeks.
DraftKings NBA: Saturday Cheat Sheet
Rudy Gobert ($6,300) makes for a strong mid-tier play against the Nuggets on Saturday.
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