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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Al-Farouq Aminu's name.
July 19, 2017
NBA Offseason: Summer League Fantasy Takeaways - Part I
Jayson Tatum was a scoring machine in summer league, but he'll have trouble finding minutes for a deep and talented Celtics team.
April 22, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Saturday Picks
Damian Lillard has plenty of upside as a fantasy option, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why he's unlikely to realize it Saturday against the Warriors.
April 19, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat Sheet
While he was quiet in Game 1, Dwight Howard has found success against Washington this season.
April 8, 2017
Kevin Durant is expected back Saturday, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why Klay Thompson should get the attention of fantasy managers.
April 6, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Thursday Value Plays
Elfrid Payton has been quietly effective since the All-Star break.
April 4, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Tuesday Cheat Sheet
With Jameer Nelson out again Tuesday, Emmanuel Mudiay becomes an attractive punt play.
April 1, 2017
FantasyDraft NBA: Saturday Values
Nikola Vucevic draws a strong matchup against the last-place Nets on Saturday.
March 30, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Thursday Cheat Sheet
Jimmy Butler matches up with a Cleveland defense that's been horrific since the All-Star break.
March 28, 2017
Category Strategy: Week 23
While his production can vary on a game-to-game basis, Nikola Mirotic is a player worth keeping an eye on as the season comes to a close.
March 25, 2017
Kevin Love could shoulder a heavier offensive load if LeBron James (eye) is held out.
March 19, 2017
FantasyDraft NBA: Sunday Values
Kyrie Irving has a solid matchup Sunday against the Lakers, and he could be in for a big day after being rested Saturday.
March 14, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Tuesday Value Plays
It's been a down year for Reggie Jackson, but he's played well of late and is priced at only $5,200.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
Some of the NBA's elite DFS producers will take the court Tuesday, but Juan Blanco explains why saving a little money on Damian Lillard could pay off.
March 11, 2017
FanDuel NBA: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday FanDuel slate as Bradley Beal has brought his game to a new level for the Wizards.
March 9, 2017
If you're pivoting away from Russell Westbrook at point guard, Eric Bledsoe is a strong choice at $8,700.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
There isn't a ton of value in the mid-tier for Thursday's slate, which means it should be a bit easier fitting LeBron James into fantasy lineups.
March 7, 2017
Devin Booker has shown plenty of upside this season, but Juan Blanco explains why the Suns guard should be avoided Tuesday against the Wizards.
February 28, 2017
Category Strategy: Trade Deadline Fallout Dominates Waivers
With a number of player on the move at the deadline, Alex Rikleen breaks down who you should be prioritizing on the waiver wire.
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 12, 2017
Numbers Game: Position Scarcity & Trade Deadlines
Alex Rikleen looks at the math behind position scarcity and why it wouldn't make sense for a fantasy owner to trade James Harden for even Kevin Durant.
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 24, 2017
Category Strategy: More Injuries & Rotation Shake-ups
Up to his old tricks, red-hot Dion Waiters (18% owned in ESPN leagues) has been a viable source of scoring for a depleted Miami backcourt.
January 20, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
Nicolas Batum has been packing the stat sheet of late, and he has a great opportunity to do it again Friday against the Raptors.
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.
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 13, 2017
Reggie Jackson has played very well of late, but RotoWire's Andre' Snellings explains why the Pistons guard is best avoided Friday.
FanDuel NBA: Friday Value Picks
Kevin Payne explores Friday's slate, looking to a pair of 76ers at home against Charlotte for particularly strong value.
January 11, 2017
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
DeAndre Jordan has been incredibly consistent over the past few weeks, and he makes for a very safe play Wednesday against the Magic.
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.
Andre Drummond ($7,700) has been stellar of late and squares off with a Kings defense that ranks dead last in production allowed to centers.
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