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NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
The Prospect Post: 2013 NBA Re-Draft
The Prospect Post: 2013 NBA Re-Draft
James Anderson goes through the entire first round of the 2013 NBA Draft and looks at where players would go if the draft happened today.
Charlie's NBAngle: What to do with Rose
Charlie's NBAngle: What to do with Rose
Charlie Zegers goes over Steve Nash's bid for the hall, Rose's inability to stay on the court, and Carmelo's back spasms.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
There are 13 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays of the Week
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays of the Week
Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
There are five games Tuesday, but with few big injuries, players will have to construct lineups from several fantasy fixtures.
Fielkow's Law NBA: Tailored Punishment
Fielkow's Law NBA: Tailored Punishment
Attorney Justin Fielkow dissects what Jeff Taylor's 24-game suspension means for the NBA's domestic violence policy going forward and how it impacts fantasy.
NBA Injury Analysis: D-How Long?
NBA Injury Analysis: D-How Long?
Dwight Howard has undergone PRP treatment on his injured knee. What does that mean for his return? Jeff Stotts covered Howard and several other injuries.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
With seven games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Monday.
Category Strategy: Week 5 Pickups
Category Strategy: Week 5 Pickups
Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 5
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 5
The Nets, Celtics, Heat, and Thunder all hav just two games this week, making several of their players dubious plays in weekly-lineup leagues.
NBA Waiver Wire: Week 5 Pickups and FAAB
NBA Waiver Wire: Week 5 Pickups and FAAB
With several minor injuries opening the door for role players to get more minutes in the short term, J.J. Calle breaks down all the best long-term and streaming options on the wire this week.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
There are five games Sunday, but with few injuries, players will have to construct lineups from several fantasy fixtures.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
There are nine games on the slate for Saturday, and we've got the daily picks for you.
The Prospect Post: Duke's Future Lottery Picks
The Prospect Post: Duke's Future Lottery Picks
Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, and Justise Winslow played Michigan State on Tuesday. James Anderson has the breakdown on how they looked and where they are on the NBA fantasy radar.
Charlie's NBAngle: The One Team Philly Can Beat
Charlie's NBAngle: The One Team Philly Can Beat
The Wildcats vs. the Sixers? Really? Plus: how Calderon's debut may help the Knicks' defense.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian targets several players who could pay dividends in DraftKings' daily games this weekend.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With just two games on the slate Thurday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.
Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: DailyMVP's FASTBREAK and FullCourt
Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: DailyMVP's FASTBREAK and FullCourt
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes DailyMVP's FASTBREAK and FullCourt basketball contests for a spin and offers up his strategic approach in each format.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
There are 11 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
With just four games on the slate Tuesday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.
NBA Injury Analysis: Magic Feet
NBA Injury Analysis: Magic Feet
Aaron Gordon is the latest player to fall prey to a foot injury in the NBA. Jeff Stotts details Gordon's injury and also touches on the rest of the big injury news.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
With nine games on the slate Monday, finding the right lineup is going to take getting the right mix of high-salaried and low-salaried players. Alex Rikleen
Category Strategy: Week 4 Pickups
Category Strategy: Week 4 Pickups
Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 4
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 4
There are a few under-owned players that need to be added in most formats. Kyle McKeown breaks it down.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 4
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 4
In Week 4, the Hawks, Warriors, and Pacers only have two games each. Is it worth using any of those teams' players in weekly lineups?
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
With just four games on the slate Sunday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
There are 10 games on the slate for Saturday, and we've got the daily picks for you.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Targets
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Targets
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his favorite targets on DraftKings this weekend, which includes Rockets center Dwight Howard.
Charlie's NBAngle: The Dumbest Stories of the Week
Charlie's NBAngle: The Dumbest Stories of the Week
Derrick Rose, Michael Carter-Williams and the inevitable lockout in 2017
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With 10 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With just four games on the slate Thursday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
With nine games on the slate Wednesday, finding the right lineup is going to take getting the right mix of high-salaried and low-salaried players. Alex Rikleen
The Prospect Post: Is Zach LaVine Ready to Start?
The Prospect Post: Is Zach LaVine Ready to Start?
The Timberwolves are throwing rookie guard Zach LaVine into the fire to man the starting point guard job while Ricky Rubio is out for the next 7-8 weeks. Is LaVine ready?
Hoops Lab: What We've Learned So Far
Hoops Lab: What We've Learned So Far
The Hoops Lab officially returns for the 2014-15 season as The Professor Andre' Snellings breaks down his first impressions of the season.
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
There are six games on the schedule Tuesday, and with only a few new injuries on the teams that are playing, there aren't many value plays available.
NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Sprained Ankles, Everywhere
NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Sprained Ankles, Everywhere
Ricky Rubio and Marcus Smart were the latest big names to suffer severe ankle injuries. Jeff Stotts breaks down what it means going forward.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
There are five games Monday, and there plenty of value plays to use in lineups.
Category Strategy: Week 3 Opportunity
Category Strategy: Week 3 Opportunity
Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 3
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 3
There are four games with just two games in Week 3, making setting your weekly lineup a bit more challenging than usual.
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 3
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 3
RotoWire's Josh Lloyd breaks down the best waiver wire pickups from the last week.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
With eight games on the schedule Sunday, there are plenty of options for all salary tiers when constructing lineups.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
There are eight games on the slate Saturday, creating a lot of opportunity to construct multiple daily games lineups that could win big cash.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through NBA teams to identify good targets for this weekend's slate of contest on DraftKings.
Charlie's NBAngle: Hardship Exception
Charlie's NBAngle: Hardship Exception
The Thunder are turning to their bench depth for the first time in their entire existence, and the mega team the Cavs put together is rolling over some speed bumps.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With 11 games on the slate, there are tons of value plays available Friday, which could lead to lots of high-scoring lineups.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
What do you go with just two games on the slate and four teams to use players from? We break it down.
The Prospect Post: Dante Exum
The Prospect Post: Dante Exum
Rookie expert James Anderson breaks down the early returns on point guard Dante Exum and runs through all of the exciting plays he's already made that point to Exum being a huge talent in the NBA someday.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
There are 12 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
RotoWire's Kevin Payne highlights numerous discount options in FanDuel's NBA contests, including reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
There are eight games on the slate Tuesday, creating a lot of opportunity to construct multiple daily games lineups that could win big cash.
NBA Injury Analysis: Coping in Week 2
NBA Injury Analysis: Coping in Week 2
Unfortunately, there are a number of injuries littering the NBA like a mindfield for fantasy. Fortunately, Jeff Stotts has a breakdown on how you should handle them.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
RotoWire's Jackson Sanders has all the great value picks for Monday mapped out in the Daily Games Cheat Sheet.
Category Strategy: The Perry Jones Show
Category Strategy: The Perry Jones Show
With the Thunder desperate for healthy players, Perry Jones has stepped up to become the Thunder's defacto go-to scorer, and it's given him great fantasy value.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 2
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 2
Coming off of three consecutive double-doubles to start the season and having four games on the schedule in Week 2, John Wall should be a monster in fantasy this week.
Advanced Stats Analysis: What to do with Westbrook?
Advanced Stats Analysis: What to do with Westbrook?
RotoWire's injury expert Jeff Stotts and advanced stats guru Marc Roberts got together over the weekend what managers should do with Russell Westbrook after he broke his hand.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
There are just four games on the slate Sunday, but there are lot of interesting plays to use in daily games lineups.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
There are 12 games on the slate for Saturday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian debuts his new weekly feature highlighting value plays for the upcoming weekend of NBA contests on DraftKings.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
With six games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Friday.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With five games on the slate, there aren't many value plays, making choosing the right high-salaried and mid-tier players key on Thursday.
Charlie's NBAngle: FARTDOGs
Charlie's NBAngle: FARTDOGs
Charlie Zenger discusses how a team's poor perimeter defense can turn into season-long fantasy success.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
With 13 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
The Greek Freak is one of the players RotoWire's Kevin Payne is targeting on FanDuel this week. Who else makes the cut?
Rebound & Rant: Opening Week
Rebound & Rant: Opening Week
In the inaugural edition of Rebound & Rant for the 2014-15 season, RotoWire's Ken Crites goes over the questions that everyone is asking during the opening week.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
With backup point guard Ronnie Price doubtful to play due to having a bruised knee, Jeremy Lin is a must-play option Tuesday.
NBA Injury Analysis: The Big Injuries
NBA Injury Analysis: The Big Injuries
With Kevin Durant, Victor Oladipo, and several other big names already suffering from injuries, it's good to know how long they'll be out to plan accordingly.
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 1
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 1
Only the Lakers play four games this week, while 22 teams play three games, and seven teams play two games. Use this cheat sheet to help set your weekly lineups.
Charlie's NBAngle: Kobe at 40
Charlie's NBAngle: Kobe at 40
In Charlie Zegers' inaugural article for his Charlie's NBAngle column this season, he dives into whether ESPN's ranking of Kobe Bryant as the 40th best player is appropriate or not.
The Prospect Post: What Could Go Wrong
The Prospect Post: What Could Go Wrong
RotoWire's resident rookie expert, James Anderson, breaks down our current expectations for the top rookies going in fantasy drafts.
NBA Draft Strategy: Evaluating Yahoo's Rankings Update
NBA Draft Strategy: Evaluating Yahoo's Rankings Update
With Yahoo releasing new default fantasy basketball rankings, RotoWire's Josh Lloyd took a look at the changes in rankings from Yahoo's initial default rankings to their new rankings.
NBA Draft Kit: Sleepers
NBA Draft Kit: Sleepers
RotoWire's Eric Caturia combed through the fantasy basketball ADP of ESPN and Yahoo to find the best sleepers to target in drafts.
Advanced Stats Analysis: Kevin Durant's Injury
Advanced Stats Analysis: Kevin Durant's Injury
Our experts teamed up to give RotoWire's readers a breakdown of Kevin Durant's injury and what it means for his fantasy value.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Video Mock Draft
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Video Mock Draft
RotoWire's staff got together and hosted a 9-category rotisserie mock draft Sunday afternoon. Kyle McKeown, Marc Roberts, and Josh Lloyd all comment on the draft and engage in a couple tangents.
NBA Draft Kit: Per-Possession Watch List
NBA Draft Kit: Per-Possession Watch List
Just because a player doesn't get a lot of minutes doesn't mean they're a bad player. Marc Roberts looked at the best per-possession players in the NBA who probably won't get minutes this season.
NBA Draft Strategy: Rookie Rankings and Tiers
NBA Draft Strategy: Rookie Rankings and Tiers
Marc Roberts offers his suggested rookie rankings and tiering. Find out where Milwaukee's Jabari Parker slots in.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 6: Points Leagues (ESPN) Rankings and Auction Values
NBA Auction Strategy Part 6: Points Leagues (ESPN) Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested points leagues rankings and auction values for standard ESPN points leagues.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 5: 8-Category Rotisserie Rankings and Auction Values
NBA Auction Strategy Part 5: 8-Category Rotisserie Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested rotisserie rankings and auction values for standard 8-category leagues.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 4: 9-Cat Roto Rankings & Auction Values
NBA Auction Strategy Part 4: 9-Cat Roto Rankings & Auction Values
Marc Roberts offers his suggested rotisserie rankings and auction values for standard 9-category leagues.
NBA Draft Strategy: ESPN H2H Playoff Cheat Sheet
NBA Draft Strategy: ESPN H2H Playoff Cheat Sheet
RotoWire's J.J. Calle broke down which NBA teams have the best schedules during ESPN's default head-to-head fantasy playoffs.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 3: H2H Rankings and Auction Values
NBA Auction Strategy Part 3: H2H Rankings and Auction Values
Marc Roberts and Kyle McKeown explain their suggested head-to-head rankings and offer a cheat sheet for head-to-head auction values.
NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets
NBA Team Previews: Houston Rockets
Will the departure of Chandler Parsons doom the Rockets, or will the development of Terrence Jones and their recent signings propel the Rockets to new heights?
NBA Team Previews: Detroit Pistons
NBA Team Previews: Detroit Pistons
Can Kentavious Caldwell-Pope steal a starting job, or will he be passed over by the recently signed Jodie Meeks and Caron Butler?
NBA Team Previews: Golden State Warriors
NBA Team Previews: Golden State Warriors
Steve Kerr has vowed to add structure to the Warriors' offense, but will that help or hurt their key players' value in fantasy?
NBA Draft Kit: Monthly Schedule Cheat Sheet
NBA Draft Kit: Monthly Schedule Cheat Sheet
Certain quirks in the NBA schedule can lead to teams playing a disproportionate amount of games monthly and separated by the first and second half of the season. Savvy owners can use the schedule to trade for extra games.
NBA Team Previews: Orlando Magic
NBA Team Previews: Orlando Magic
The Magic are overflowing with great high-potential talent, but will they lean on their youth for development or try to claw out some wins by using their veterans?
NBA Team Previews: Memphis Grizzlies
NBA Team Previews: Memphis Grizzlies
The only significant new piece the Grizzlies brought in this offseason was Vince Carter. Though he's been a bench player for the last few seasons, could Carter get thrust into the starting lineup this season?
NBA Team Previews: Miami Heat
NBA Team Previews: Miami Heat
It's the Bosh, Wade, Deng, McRoberts, and Chalmers show in Miami with LeBron James back in Cleveland. Can the retooled Heat make up the breakdown and be even better in fantasy this season?
NBA Team Previews: Brooklyn Nets
NBA Team Previews: Brooklyn Nets
The Nets have a new coach in town, and all of the injured players that caused some of their turmoil last season are supposed to be healthy. Will health and a new head coach improve the Nets' fantasy production?
NBA Team Previews: New York Knicks
NBA Team Previews: New York Knicks
Phil Jackson has brought the Triangle Offense to town. Will the Knicks reclaim a spot at the top of the East, or will Fish's words get lost at sea? Does anybody read these? E-mail Yes to Kyle@rotowire.com
NBA Auction Strategy Part 2: How Auction Values Are Calculated
NBA Auction Strategy Part 2: How Auction Values Are Calculated
If you've ever wondered how the heck we settle on our auction dollar values for players, RotoWire's Marc Roberts has broken it all down in a simple way.
NBA Auction Strategy Part 1: Why You Should Try An Auction Draft
NBA Auction Strategy Part 1: Why You Should Try An Auction Draft
Most of us get started playing fantasy basketball by drafting our leagues via a standard snake draft, but if you've never tried playing in an Auction League, we think you should give it a try.
NBA Team Previews: Milwaukee Bucks
NBA Team Previews: Milwaukee Bucks
Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to improve on his successful rookie season, but are expectations for the Bucks' guard too high?
NBA Team Previews: San Antonio Spurs
NBA Team Previews: San Antonio Spurs
Kawhi Leonard is being touted as a breakout candidate this season, but based on the minutes per game that the Spurs give their players, we're tempering our expectations for this season.
NBA Team Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves
NBA Team Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves
The Timberwolves have been thrown under the bus this offseason, but could they shock the world and improve enough on defense to be a better team this season despite losing Kevin Love?
NBA Team Previews: Atlanta Hawks
NBA Team Previews: Atlanta Hawks
Al Horford will be back and healthy this season, and the Hawks have the depth to reduce their starters' minutes if they want. Will the Hawks' fantasy boon of 2013-14 be a bust in 2014-15?