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Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
Today
Mike Barner believes Zach LaVine will continue to post significant stats against the fast-paced Spurs.
NBA Mailbag: Trade Advice, Kawhi's Dynasty Value + Deal or Hold Klay Thompson?
Yesterday
In this week's mailbag, Mike Barner answers listeners' questions on Kawhi Leonard, Zion Williamson, Klay Thompson and more trade-related dilemmas.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
Yesterday
Thursday night’s small two-game slate provides some value picks, including Philadelphia’s Matisse Thybulle, who has scored at least 21.3 Yahoo points in five of his last six games.
Roster Crunch? Feel Free Drop These Seven Players
2 days ago
Jalen Green has shown plenty of flashes as a rookie, but his fantasy value has lagged behind.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
2 days ago
Is Mike Conley a target or a stay-away for Mike Barner on Wednesday's loaded DFS slate?
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
3 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes the Tuesday Yahoo NBA DFS slate as Jayson Tatum has a great matchup against the woeful Kings.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
4 days ago
Should Chris Paul be in your Yahoo DFS lineups for Monday's smaller, four-game slate?
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
7 days ago
With the Bulls hurting up front, Mike Barner believes Bobby Portis will be able to dominate.
NBA Mailbag: Trade Questions Extravaganza
8 days ago
In this week's mailbag, Mike Barner fields questions from five readers pondering fantasy basketball trades.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
8 days ago
With the Pacers banged up and likely without their leading scorer, Mike Barner likes Chris Duarte as a mid-priced option at guard.
Where Are the Minutes? Five Players In Need Of A Larger Role
9 days ago
Mike Barner digs into five players, like Memphis' De'Anthony Melton, who've played well but aren't seeing quite enough minutes to make a major fantasy impact.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
9 days ago
Mike Barner breaks down a loaded, 13-game Wednesday night slate in the NBA.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
10 days ago
Coming off of a busy, all-day slate Monday, Mike Barner breaks down Tuesday's much-smaller, two-game schedule.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
11 days ago
Rudy Gobert should have a big game against the struggling Lakers, on a large day of NBA with 12 games on the slate.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
14 days ago
With a full slate of games, Mike Barner zeroes in on a hot point guard.
NBA Mailbag: LaMelo vs. Chris Paul + Buy-Low and Sell-High Targets
15 days ago
In this week's mailbag, Mike Barner answers readers' questions on LaMelo Ball, Tobias Harris and Christian Wood before providing some buy-low and sell-high targets.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
15 days ago
Mike Barner suggests tonight might be a night to build your entire entry around Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Midseason Awards: Jokic or LeBron For Fantasy Basketball MVP?
16 days ago
At the halfway point in the schedule, Mike Barner hands out his mid-season fantasy awards, including MVP, Most Improved Player, Biggest Disappointment and more.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
16 days ago
Mike Barner breaks down Wednesday night's nine-game slate and offers up his favorite plays at each position.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
17 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes the Tuesday DFS slate as Fred VanVleet is locked in for the Raptors.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
18 days ago
Since returning from COVID-19 protocols, San Antonio's Dejounte Murray has picked up where he left off as one of the league's elite, two-way fantasy guards.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
21 days ago
Mike Barner expects Darius Garland to be busy tonight in Portland.
NBA Mailbag: Picking Sides On Five Fantasy Trade Offers
22 days ago
In this week's mailbag, Mike Barner offers his take on a handful of trade-related questions from readers.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
22 days ago
If Stephen Curry sits against the Pels, Thursday might be a good night to roll with Jordan Poole.
Buy or Sell These Five Big Men in Fantasy Basketball?
23 days ago
Mike Barner writes on five big men to consider trading for, trading away or even releasing to the waiver wire as we near the halfway point in the season.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
23 days ago
With the Wizards dealing with several COVID-19 absences, Bradley Beal is taking on more offensive responsibility than ever.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
24 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes the Tuesday Yahoo DFS slate as Fred VanVleet has shown no rust since returning to the Raptors.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
25 days ago
Joel Embiid and the Sixers go up against the Christian Wood-less Rockets on Monday night.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
28 days ago
As Julius Randle is out, Mike Barner figures Obi Toppin will be great value against the Thunder.
NBA Mailbag: Stash Candidates, Boucher's Upside + Can DeRozan Keep It Up?
29 days ago
Mike Barner opens up this week's mailbag to answer readers' questions on DeMar DeRozan's stellar season, Chris Boucher's trade value, Kelly Olynyk's injury outlook, and more.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
29 days ago
With his average of 47.8 Yahoo points per game for the season, James Harden has one of the highest floors of any guard on this slate.
Eric Bledsoe and Cam Reddish Have Taken Off Amid COVID Absences -- Is Their Fantasy Value Sustainable?
30 days ago
Mike Barner breaks down five players flourishing during COVID outbreaks and assesses whether or not they can hold their fantasy value going forward.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
30 days ago
With Donovan Mitchell still sidelined, Mike Barner is targeting Jordan Clarkson for another big night.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
31 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes the Tuesday Yahoo DFS slate with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander looking like a good play against a bad Kings defense.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
32 days ago
Mike Barner breaks down the best values on a Monday NBA slate riddled with COVID-19 absences.
NBA Roundtable: Surprise Players, COVID Chaos, Best Bets and More
36 days ago
The RotoWire NBA staff weighs in on surprise players, the MVP race, adjusting for COVID chaos, championship odds and much more.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
36 days ago
Brandon Ingram has been on a tear over the last few weeks, and the Pelicans will be without Jonas Valanciunas and Nickeil Alexander-Walker on Thursday night.
NBA Mailbag: Expectations for Klay, Draymond vs. Portis, Replacement Players and More
36 days ago
Mike Barner answers readers' questions on Klay Thompson's fantasy value, Kyrie Irving's pending return, Bobby Portis' rest-of-season potential and more.
NBA Christmas Day Preview: Game-by-Game Breakdowns
37 days ago
Chris Paul and the Suns square off against Stephen Curry and the Warriors in a battle of the league's two best teams on Christmas Day.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
37 days ago
John Collins and the Hawks are an appealing stack option on Wednesday's five-game NBA slate.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
38 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes a Tuesday NBA Yahoo slate that so ravaged by injuries and illness that Dallas' Jalen Brunson might be one of the night's biggest contributors.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
39 days ago
DeMar DeRozan looked great in his return to action Sunday night against the Lakers. He leads the Bulls into the second half of a back-to-back Monday night against Houston.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
42 days ago
With the Bucks fielding a depleted frontcourt, Mike Barner figures Jonas Valanciunas will post some huge numbers tonight.
NBA Mailbag: Kyrie vs. Simmons, Duarte's Upside, Dealing Dinwiddie and More
43 days ago
This week, Mike Barner answers readers' questions on Kyrie vs. Ben Simmons, Nerlens Noel's value, Tyus Jones' value and more.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Thursday Picks
43 days ago
Eric Gordon has taken on an expanded role on the Rockets and should have a big game Thursday on a night where COVID-19 is impacting games throughout the league.
Midseason Draft Advice: Six Under-the-Radar Players to Target
44 days ago
Mike Barner lays out his favorite midround targets for managers preparing for Yahoo's midseason fantasy basketball leagues.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Wednesday Picks
44 days ago
Nikola Jokic is one of several dominant big man to choose from on Wednesday's loaded Yahoo DFS slate.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks
45 days ago
Mike Barner analyzes the Tuesday Yahoo NBA slate as Chris Paul has a good matchup against the Trail Blazers despite playing the second of a back-to-back.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Monday Picks
46 days ago
With Luka Doncic sidelined, Kristaps Porzingis should take center stage in the Mavericks' offense Monday against Charlotte.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Friday Picks
49 days ago
Trae Young leads the Hawks into a matchup against the Nets on Friday night.