5 Must-Start Players For NBA DFS Monday– Dec. 25, 2017

1. LeBron James, SF, Cleveland Cavaliers LBJ is among the highest-priced players, make no mistake about it. That is only reasonable because he still is the best player in the world, and among the top-3 in fantasy right now. Factor in the crazy atmosphere in this 2016 Finals matchup and you'll probably see the best game James played this season. He is basically averaging a triple-double these days but expect The King to be more assertive in this primetime matchup. There are a lot of high-priced stars Read More

Start Em, Sit Em – NBA DFS Dec 22, 2017

Start ‘Em: Anthony Davis, PF, NO ($11,300) The Brow has been money lately, scoring 50 FP or more in each of his last three games. When you average 48.0 FPPG, it’s hard to beat your average in three straight games, but Davis dropped 37 points, 9 rebounds an assist and a steal on Tuesday against Washington. The game before that he had 5 blocks. He’s only the 5th most expensive player tonight, and always has a legit shot be the top fantasy scorer. Lonzo Ball PG, LAL ($7,400) I still think Read More

Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em – NBA FanDuel – Dec. 20, 2017

Fanduel is gving away a free entry into their “Christmas Jam” contest. The prizes involve NBA tickets and autographs. Sit ‘Em: James Harden, PG, HOU ($15,500) Harden has struggled (compared to his high standards), failing to score at or above his average FPPG in his last 4 games. His salary is slightly reflective of this, given that he’s only the 5th most expensive player. He’s only scored more than 30 points once in his last 5 games, and with the Thunder and Westbrook fighting for Read More

5 Must-Start Players For NBA DFS Wednesday– Dec. 20, 2017

1. Julius Randle, PF, Los Angeles Lakers ($5,500) JR is No. 1 on this list for a reason. He will probably start Wednesday against the Houston Rockets with Brook Lopez nursing an ankle injury and that alone should net his fantasy points in the high 30's. The Kentucky product is averaging 13.3 points, 6.3 rebounds. 2.5 assists, and 1.3 blocks in the past four games while only playing 26 minutes a night. 2. Mario Hezonja, SF, Orlando Magic ($4,800) At long last, we had a Mario sighting in Read More

2018 All-Star Team Projections

NBA All-Star Voting 2018 presented by Verizon will tip off with an early voting period exclusively on the NBA App and NBA.com beginning Thursday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. ET. In honor of the impending vote, lets take a look at who should make it this year. Keep in mind that this year, there will be no East V West, it has moved to a draft format. It’s clear that the All-Star game is dying since none of the players care, so the draft will at least add some life into it. Useless or not, I’ve always liked Read More

NBA DFS Players to Target – Dec. 18, 2017

Ben Simmons, PF, PHI ($9,900) Simmons scored 48.2 FP on Friday against OKC. He’s had the whole weekend to rest, and he gets a good matchup with the lowly Bulls tonight. Joel Embiid is sitting out tonight for rest, which means Simmons is in for a huge workload and more rebounds. He’s being priced below Towns, Westbrook, Harden and Durant, but has a legit chance to be a top 3 performer tonight. Kemba Walker, PG, CHA ($8,000) Kemba Walker is as stable as they come. He’s averaging a solid 36.7 Read More

Kobe Tribute: 8 Awesome Kobe Bryant Stats You May Not Know

Kobe Bryant will have both of his jerseys (8 and 24) retired tonight at Staples Center, so in honor of the Black Mamba, let's take a look back at EIGHT of his most impressive (but lesser-known) stats he recorded during his historic career. 1. 81 Yep, we know all about the 81-point game-- second-highest scoring performance ever. Blah Blah. Here's what most people don't know: That night, he had 2/3 of his team's scoring output (and 36% of both team's scoring output) and that game pushed his average 1.1 Read More

5 Must-Start Players For NBA DFS Monday– December 18, 2017

1. Kevin Durant, SF/PF, Golden State Warriors Starting with the highest-paid guy, KD is a no-brainer must-start for every DFS team. You have earned as much when you average 34 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 blocks in a four-game span. Expect that kind of numbers especially with Steph Curry out, but since Draymond Green could be on the shelf as well against the Lakers, the Slim Reaper should go berserk in Kobe's jersey retirement night. 2. Omri Casspi, SF/PF, Golden State Warriors Casspi Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings – Dec. 14, 2017

1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg) The third overall pick in the 2009 draft continues to impress as his team maintains a one game lead over the Warriors for the #1 seed in the West. He’s one of the most gifted scorers in recent memory, and is a good bet to average over 30 ppg for the season, something only KD and Steph Curry have done in the past 8 years. This year, his stellar play is actually turning into more wins and the Rockets look like a legit threat to the Warriors. Rumors have been Read More

NBA DFS Players to Avoid – Dec. 13, 2017

  Nikola Jokic, C, DEN ($9,800) Jokic is coming off an ankle injury, and should be back tonight against Boston. Normally, I like to see a “show me” game from players returning from injury before I put them in my lineup. His price isn’t affordable enough for me, especially since he’ll need a game to shake off the rust. Also, we saw what Aron Baynes was able to do to Andre Drummond, holding him to single digit points and rebounds. Grab Dwight Howard or DeAndre Jordan at C tonight and spend Read More