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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ish Smith's name.
February 13, 2017
Hoops Lab: Who's the Best ex-Kentucky Big Man?
In this week's installment of the Hoops Lab, Andre Snellings examines the recent dominance of Anthony Davis, Karl-Anthony Towns and DeMarcus Cousins.
February 8, 2017
DraftKings NBA: Wednesday Cheat Sheet
Priced at an affordable $8,200, Kyle Lowry makes for an appealing option at point guard.
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.
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 4, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Sunday Picks
Sunday's slate includes only four games, which is why RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta says it's imperative to pay up for the Pelicans' Anthony Davis.
December 2, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Friday Cheat Sheet
Joel Bartilotta looks at Friday's NBA slate, turning to Al Horford as his top pick of the day against a lackluster Kings defense.
November 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
Jordan Clarkson is still coming off the bench despite an injury to D'Angelo Russell, but he's playing enough minutes where he still makes for a viable fantasy option, particularly Tuesday against the Pelicans.
November 26, 2016
FanDuel NBA: Saturday Value Plays
Kawhi Leonard ($8,600) is averaging more than 40 fantasy points per game this season and matches up with a sub-par Wizards defense Saturday.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Saturday Picks
Carmelo Anthony is coming off one of his best games of the season, and he'll get to face the same opponent Saturday in Charlotte.
November 21, 2016
FanDuel NBA: Monday Value Plays
Even while playing under a 24-minute restriction, Joel Embiid has remained a productive DFS option.
November 19, 2016
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?
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 14, 2016
Carmelo Anthony ($7,600) has turned things around of late after a rather pedestrian start to the season.
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 11, 2016
Joel Bartilotta dives into today's NBA slate, looking to Damian Lillard to provide big value at a reduced price of $8,700.
November 9, 2016
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
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.
November 5, 2016
NBA Barometer: Harden Making his Point
Juan Blanco looks at who's rising and falling in the NBA as the switch to point guard has been nothing but good for James Harden in Houston.
November 1, 2016
Category Strategy: Starters Are Still Out There
Alex Rikleen takes a look at which players on the waiver wire could immediately provide tangible boosts in each of the primary fantasy categories.
October 30, 2016
DraftKings NBA: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Andre' Snellings dives into Sunday's seven-game DraftKings slate, targeting several teams playing in the second half of back-to-backs for value.
October 28, 2016
Joel Bartilotta delivers his first DraftKings Cheat Sheet of the 2016-17 season, outlining his premium, mid-tier and cheap picks for Friday's eight-game slate.
October 25, 2016
Clint Capela is now starting in Houston for the departed Dwight Howard, but he's still priced like a backup, which daily fantasy basketball players should take advantage of Wednesday.
Category Strategy: It's Never Too Early to Start Improving
Alex Rikleen takes a look at players who may have been overlooked in drafts who can help your team immediately.
September 29, 2016
Handicapping the NBA: Examining Team Win Total Over/Unders
The Heat may have lost some key personnel this summer, but expected growth from Justise Winslow has RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta convinced that Miami will be better than Vegas anticipates.
September 28, 2016
NBA Draft Kit: Sleepers
Jusuf Nurkic's ADP is outside of the top 100 on most draft host sites, but he's one of several late-round sleepers RotoWire NBA Editor Adam Wolf is keeping an eye on.
July 6, 2016
NBA Offseason: 2016 Free Agency Tracker
Keep up on all of the action with NBA free agency in full swing.
May 5, 2016
Offseason Priority Preview: Part I - Eastern 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.
April 12, 2016
Juan Blanco navigates a tricky Tuesday NBA slate as players are likely to rest for the playoffs, but he's easily avoiding the Thunder's Russell Westbrook.
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.
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