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March 9, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 20
The frustrating Bucks have five games this week, while the Lakers have just two. If you have any fringe Lakers players, we'd sub them out for fringe Bucks.
March 2, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 19
The Lakers have five games this week, so they'll have a lot of interesting options to use. On the flip side, ORL, PHI, and TOR have just two games, so a lot of their players will need to be benched.
February 28, 2014
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
Seven games are on Friday's NBA slate, and RotoWire's Nick Whalen is here to break down the night's best value plays.
February 23, 2014
Category Strategy: What Did/Didn't Happen
RotoWire's James Anderson hits on a few things about what happened/didnít happen at the trade deadline and offers perspective on pickups.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 18
The Bobcats, Timberwolves, and Heat only have two games each this week, so owners will have some tough decisions to make on players like Dwyane Wade.
February 18, 2014
Hoops Lab: The Second Season
With the trade deadline imminent, the second half is apt to begin with a bang, thereby setting up the stretch run of the NBA season.
February 16, 2014
Category Strategy: Dunk-a-Bomb
Although the conclusion of Saturday's Slam Dunk Contest left fans wanting more, one of the event's participants, Terrence Ross, continues to knock down an ample number of treys.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 17
There aren't any games on Monday, but some sites still require that your weekly lineup get set by Sunday evening. Use our rankings to help you get an advantage.
February 14, 2014
NBA Waiver Wire: Rumor Mill Quiet As Deadline Approaches
The Feb. 20 trade deadline is shaping up to be a quiet one, but teams like the Raptors and Bobcats have decisions to make.
February 12, 2014
King of the Court: DraftKings.com Value Plays for the Week
After Wednesday and Thursday's games, we'll be on hiatus until next Tuesday, but Dave Loughran has some great picks for Wednesday night.
February 9, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 16 All-Star Break
With the All-Star break leaking into this week, most teams have two games, while LAC, NYK, ORL, and PHO play just once.
February 2, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 15
Week 15 has most teams playing three or four games, while the Bobcats and Rockets have just two games, creating some tough decisions as to whether to play guys from those teams.
January 26, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 14
With injuries opening up more scoring opportunities, the Kings' Isaiah Thomas is at the top of our point guard rankings for Week 14.
Category Strategy: Underappreciated
Players like Alec Burks and Andray Blatche have seen their value fluctuate this season, but they should be owned in most leagues.
January 19, 2014
Category Strategy: Picking Through the Scraps
Need help in a specific category? James Anderson offers some options off the waiver wire.
January 16, 2014
NBA Barometer: In Rudy We Trust
Before he was dealt from the Raptors to the Kings, Gay was particularly inefficient from the field when pitted against his career marks. Afterward? He's knocking down shots at a 53 percent clip in 17 games since his arrival in Sacramento.
January 12, 2014
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 12
The Hawks and Nets have just one game in the coming week, making it hard to use any players from those teams.
December 29, 2013
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 10
Following their five-game week, the Rockets have just two games in week 10, making the decision of whether or not to start your Rockets and Pistons (also two games) a tough decision.
December 22, 2013
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 9
The Rockets are the only team with five games next week, and with all of their injuries, owners of James Harden, Jeremy Lin, and Aaron Brooks have decisions to make.
December 20, 2013
NBA Barometer: Dirk Revitalized
Dirk Nowitzki is playing like a first-round fantasy player this season.
December 19, 2013
Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: How to Win on FanDuel (Tournament Play)
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key variables to consider when participating in daily fantasy basketball tournaments on FanDuel.
December 15, 2013
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 8
Against all odds, Isaiah Thomas has overcome the limited perspective of several coaches to finally be awarded a starting job at point guard. Ride the new Zeke with four games this week.
December 8, 2013
Category Strategy: Corbin's Jazz
Tyrone Corbin either needs to start playing his young players without restrictions, or the Jazz need to get someone in the coaching seat who will.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 7
The two top teams in the Eastern Conference (Miami, Indiana) have just two games this week, so owners of some of their second-tier players will have decisions to make.
December 1, 2013
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Big Man In the Middle
Roy Hibbert leads the NBA in blocks and has four games this week for the Pacers.
November 21, 2013
NBA Barometer: The Real Beal
Is Bradley Beal the next Ray Allen? Trey Burke has returned, but what should we expect from him? Rising and falling value changes from the last week.
November 17, 2013
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 4
The Clippers have five games this week, while the Lakers, Pelicans and Raptors have only two, leading to some tough decisions for weekly league players.
November 10, 2013
Category Strategy: Hot Waiver Targets
Need help in a specific category or just looking for some great waiver targets, read about all the players gaining value over the last few games.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 3
Week 3: Phoenix only has two games, so other than Eric Bledsoe, it's probably best to use other options in weekly lineups.
November 4, 2013
Category Strategy: In Memorium SSOL
With Mike D'Antoni trying desperately to turn mediocre talent and over-the-hill veterans into a competitive team. That's not good for most fantasy teams.
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