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October 24, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: Jackson Could Miss 20 Games
For the start of the season, Detroit will be without Reggie Jackson, who has two injuries: a sprained thumb and, more serious, patellar tendinosis in his knee.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
The Cavaliers start their title defense Tuesday night against the Knicks, and RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is building his daily fantasy basketball lineup around LeBron James.
Hoops Lab: Ready to Rumble
RotoWire's Andre' Snellings breaks down the top stories he'll be watching heading into opening night, including why Draymond Green may be the biggest beneficiary of Kevin Durant's arrival in Golden State.
September 12, 2016
NBA Draft Kit: Northwest Division Positional Battles
The Northwest division is stacked with young talent, with the Thunder possibly the most intriguing now that Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka are gone. But who is going to line up with Russell Westbrook?
May 19, 2016
NBA Mock Draft: Post-Combine First-Round Mock
With the lottery order now set, Nick Whalen mocks the first 30 picks of the 2016 NBA Draft.
May 13, 2016
Offseason Priority Preview: Part II - Western Conference
RotoWire's Nick Whalen previews each lottery team's priorities as the focus shifts to the offseason.
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.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
Not many teams have something to play for on the NBA's final day of the regular season, but James Harden is likely to be heavily used in a must-win game.
April 11, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Monday Cheat Sheet
The end of the season has left plenty of lesser-known players getting an increase in court time, and the Magic's Andrew Nicholson fits right into that group.
April 10, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Jerian Grant has gotten plenty of playing time for the Knicks of late and he makes for a solid value play Sunday against the Raptors.
April 4, 2016
NBA Injury Analysis: Trio Suffering From Core Muscle Injuries
Jeff Stotts explains why catchall term “sports hernia” doesn’t necessarily apply to the Ryan Anderson, Brandon Knight and Deron Williams ailments.
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.
Andre' Snellings likes Boston rebounding-machine Jared Sullinger, who has a great matchup Sunday against a weak Lakers defense.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Sunday Picks
Joel Bartilotta picks the Sunday Yahoo NBA slate, including Zach Randolph, who is taking advantage of injuries in Memphis.
April 1, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
Andre Drummond's price continues to fall, but RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian explains why the Pistons center could be a great value this weekend.
DraftKings NBA: Friday Cheat Sheet
John Wall is one of the most expensive players available for Friday's slate on DraftKings, but Joel Bartilotta explains why he's worth the investment.
March 30, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat Sheet
Gordon Hayward continues to be a focal point of the Jazz offense, and while they are unlikely to beat the Warriors on Wednesday, there could be plenty of fantasy points to go around.
March 28, 2016
FantasyAces NBA: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco breaks down his top values for Monday's NBA action, including the Celtics' Evan Turner, who is playing very well in Jae Crowder's absence.
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 26, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Saturday Cheat Sheet
Isaiah Thomas is averaging over 38 fantasy points per game over his last five and now gets to face a Suns defense that is allowing the most fantasy points per game to point guards.
March 24, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Thursday Cheat Sheet
C.J. McCollum struggled Wednesday against the Mavericks, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still a solid play Thursday.
March 23, 2016
Victor Oladipo has played like a top-tier option of late, and Eric Neuman explains why he'll make a great play Wednesday against the Pistons.
Ricky Rubio is playing very well of late and now gets to face a Kings defense that is one of the worst in the league.
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.
Kyle Lowry has been playing very well of late and now faces off against a Magic defense that is allowing the third-most fantasy points per game to point guards this season.
March 19, 2016
Andre' Snellings looks to the titanic Saturday matchup between the Spurs and Warriors for Kawhi Leonard to have a big game.
March 18, 2016
NBA Waiver Wire: Picking Up the Slack
A slew of injuries creates opportunities for Lance Stephenson, Bobby Portis and others.
March 17, 2016
Brook Lopez has been on a tear over his last 10 games and now gets a plum matchup against the Bulls, who have struggled against centers all season.
March 14, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
Ben Zweiman picks the Yahoo Monday NHL slate, including Golden State's Klay Thompson, who has a high ceiling but won't break the bank.
March 13, 2016
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 21
The Raptors are the only team that plays five games this week, which helps push Kyle Lowry up Eric Johnson's weekly positional rankings.
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