Articles by Marc Roberts

Marc F Roberts writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire. He has won no fantasy awards, but his mom thinks his writing is "fantastic".

NBA Trade Deadline Recap and Updated ROS Rankings

Given the amount of access that NBA fans have to players and reporters because of social media in 2015, it’s rare that we’re blown away or caught off guard by anything. It’s also rare that our expectations are exceeded, but the 2015 NBA trade deadline did just that. It shocked and surprised us all.

There were 12 trades involving 38 players. It was real, and it was FANtastic!

Here’s a rundown of all of the moves that were made, their fantasy implications, and the RotoWire rest-of-season rankings for eight-category rotisserie leagues, which have been updated to reflect the deadline moves.

Fantasy Basketball Playoff Rankings for ESPN Head-to-Head Leagues

The NBA season is more than half over, which means that the fantasy playoffs are roughly seven weeks away. For some teams, the weeks before the playoffs will be a mad scramble just to qualify for the fantasy postseason. Other teams have already secured their playoff spot and are now focused on strengthening their fantasy teams for a playoff run. This week’s rest-of-season rankings will be focused on identifying players who can help you prepare for your ESPN fantasy playoffs. Click here for Yahoo fantasy playoffs player rankings.

So much of being prepared for the fantasy playoffs comes down to understanding the NBA schedule, which is unbalanced from week to week. As a result, I asked RotoWire’s NBA schedule guru, and Langston Galloway superfan, J.J. Calle to share some tips to help prepare for the fantasy playoffs. In addition, I’ve provided rankings and auction values weighted for the number of games each NBA team will play during the fantasy playoffs. Today’s rankings and advice is meant for ESPN leagues.

Fantasy Basketball Playoff Rankings for Yahoo Head-to-Head Leagues

The NBA season is more than half over, which means that the fantasy playoffs are roughly seven weeks away. For some teams, the next seven weeks will be a mad scramble to get into the playoffs. Others teams have already secured their playoff spot and are now focused on strengthening their fantasy teams for a playoff run. This week’s rest-of-season rankings will be focused on identifying players who can help you prepare for your fantasy playoffs.