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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.
The Prospect Post: The Two Best Players in College Basketball
The Prospect Post: The Two Best Players in College Basketball
Who wins the Player of the Year Award in college basketball won't necessarily be the No. 1 overall pick. So, looking outside the draft, who is simply the best college basketball player?
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With four games on the slate, finding the right mix may be hard Thursday, but Alex Rikleen has a few suggested plays.
NBA In-Season Strategy: Suggested Moves in H2H
NBA In-Season Strategy: Suggested Moves in H2H
Marc Roberts offers his suggested trade targets, adds, and drops while examining the rest-of-season head-to-head rankings and auction values for standard 9-category leagues.
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: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
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: Tuesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
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 Tuesday.
NBA Injury Analysis: Thinning the Herd
NBA Injury Analysis: Thinning the Herd
The Knicks had two of their backcourt players go down with injuries this weekend. Jeff Stotts breaks down how long they'll be out and touches on several other players.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
With eight 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 8
Category Strategy: Week 8
Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.
NBA Waiver Wire: Pick-Ups and FAAB for Week 8
NBA Waiver Wire: Pick-Ups and FAAB for Week 8
Here with his weekly waiver picks and faab suggestions, J.J. Calle breaks down the players you should consider adding this weekend.
NBA Player Rankings: Week 8
NBA Player Rankings: Week 8
The Golden State Warriors have just two games in Week 7, making most of their players benchable in weekly formats.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
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 Sunday.
Rebound & Rant: The Ha Ha Edition
Rebound & Rant: The Ha Ha Edition
Because we like having reasons to celebrate, the Rebound & Rant is creating a new yearly tradition with Ken Crites' first annual Ha Ha Edition.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
With eight games on the schedule Saturday, there are plenty of options for all salary tiers when constructing lineups.
Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: How to Play Daily Fantasy Hoops
Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: How to Play Daily Fantasy Hoops
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn runs through his usual prep for selecting lineups in daily fantasy basketball
Fantasy Basketball: Rest-of-Season Rotisserie Rankings
Fantasy Basketball: Rest-of-Season Rotisserie Rankings
RotoWire's projections and advanced stats expert Marc Roberts has examined our rest-of-season rotisserie rankings to suggest some adds, drops, and pick-ups. Great for evaluating trades!
DraftKings NBA: Value Plays for the Weekend
DraftKings NBA: Value Plays for the Weekend
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his favorite picks on DraftKings for the upcoming weekend of fantasy basketball.
The Prospect Post: How Did Everyone Miss On K.J. McDaniels?
The Prospect Post: How Did Everyone Miss On K.J. McDaniels?
K.J. McDaniels was the 32nd pick of June's draft, but he's played like a potential rookie of the year candidate. How did everyone miss on him?
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.
Hoops Lab: Digging Yourself Out of the Basement
Hoops Lab: Digging Yourself Out of the Basement
Hoops Lab 2: The Professor, Andre' Snellings, is back, and he's here to help you dig out of the basement of your rotisserie league.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
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.
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
With eight games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Tuesday.
Fantasy Basketball: Rest-of-Season H2H Rankings
Fantasy Basketball: Rest-of-Season H2H Rankings
RotoWire's projections and advanced stats expert Marc Roberts has examined our rest-of-season head-to-head rankings to suggest some adds, drops, and pick-ups. Great for evaluating trades!
Rebound & Rant: Sell High?
Rebound & Rant: Sell High?
The Rebound & Rant is back to breakdown some of the high-performing players who you might be trying to decide whether or not to sell high on.
NBA Injury Analysis: Viruses and Backs
NBA Injury Analysis: Viruses and Backs
DeMarcus Cousins and Brook Lopez will miss this week, and several other players are covered by Jeff Stotts, updating their injury statuses.
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 7 Categorical Pick-Ups
Category Strategy: Week 7 Categorical Pick-Ups
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 7
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 7
The Milwaukee Bucks have just two games in Week 7, making most of their players benchable in weekly formats.
NBA Waiver Wire: Pick-Ups and FAAB for Week 7
NBA Waiver Wire: Pick-Ups and FAAB for Week 7
Here with his weekly waiver picks and faab suggestions, J.J. Calle breaks down the players you should consider adding this weekend.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
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 Sunday.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
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 Saturday.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his favorite picks on DraftKings for the upcoming weekend of fantasy basketball.
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: Duke and Wisconsin's Lottery Picks
The Prospect Post: Duke and Wisconsin's Lottery Picks
Five projected lottery picks played in Wednesday's Duke Blue Devils and Wisconsin Badgers game. James Anderson has the breakdown on how they played.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
With just three games on the slate Thursday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.
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: Wednesday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
There are 10 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 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 Injury Analysis: DeMar and the Flu
NBA Injury Analysis: DeMar and the Flu
DeMar DeRozan is going to miss time, but how much time? Jeff Stotts breaks it down.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
With four games on the slate, finding the right mix may be hard Monday, but Jackson Sanders has a few suggested plays.
Category Strategy: Week 6 Categorical Pick-Ups
Category Strategy: Week 6 Categorical Pick-Ups
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 6
NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 6
With only two games this week, managers will have a tough decision on whether to start or bench the Hornets' best players.
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 6
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups and FAAB for Week 6
Here with his weekly waiver picks and faab suggestions, J.J. Calle breaks down the players you should consider adding this weekend.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
With eight games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Sunday.
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
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 Saturday.
Rebound & Rant: Early-Season Turkeys
Rebound & Rant: Early-Season Turkeys
Ken Crites wrote a wonderful Thinksgiving themed Rebound & Rant to break down the early-season turkeys of the 2014-15 season.
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
With a bunch of banged up teammates, James Harden with have to put the Rockets on his shoulders 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.
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.