Tag Archives: Al Horford

NBA DFS Pick’Em Strategy on Nov. 16 – 2017

Only 2 games to pick from tonight, but 3 of the 4 teams are loaded with fantasy talent. I took Joel Embiid in my DFS draft last night and he scored 90+ points. Let’s see if we can pick out some similar gems for tonight’s matchups. Tier 1: Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving My Choice: Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS Boston’s defense is legit; they have the 2nd best defensive rating relative to league average since 1976. Jump shooters are just 16 for 51 from behind the three-point line against Read More

Surprises of the NBA Eastern Conference so Far this Season

The Boston Celtics’ Success without Gordon Hayward After all the hype and anticipation, it was devastating to see Gordon Hayward go down with a season-ending injury just 5 minutes into the season. The Celtics looked devastated and it showed early on, falling to 0-2 on the season. Since then, they’ve won six straight and the young team seems to have developed something special. With Terry Rozier, Marcus Smart, and Jaylen Brown all a year older and more developed, this is one of the deepest teams Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 19, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 19, 2016 1. John Wall/Bradley Beal bad blood over? Sure looks like it on the court. The Washington Wizards backcourt appears in the top 10 in the NBA's per-game scoring leaders, the only teammates to have done so this season. Beal, for one, is averaging 26.5 points and 3.9 assists over the past 15 games. 2. Al Horford is in the middle of a historic season. Only two players had an assist rate of over 20% and block rate of over 5% over an entire season: Read More

Best NBA DFS Value Picks– Dec. 14, 2016

Best NBA DFS Value Picks-- Dec. 14, 2016 It's a 10-game slate in the NBA and the big guns are playing but could there be other ways to win other than relying on Russell Westbrook, James Harden, or Demarcus Cousins? The Studs Kyle Lowry, PG, Toronto Raptors ($8,200) The Raptors' efficient offense runs through this guy and it's no surprise that in his recent tear, he brought Toronto along with him. Lowry has scored at least 42 fantasy points in seven of the last eight games and will face a Read More

5 NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 2, 2016

5 NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 2, 2016 1. Toronto is in it every game. The Toronto Raptors are the only team not to lose by 10+ points this season. — Raptors Nation (@RaptorsNationTO) December 2, 2016 2. And this guy is the big reason why... DeMar DeRozan passes Vince Carter for 2nd most field goals made in #Raptors history pic.twitter.com/UrI3I91qP0 — Sportsnet Stats (@SNstats) December 3, 2016 3. Al Horford's six-block night vs Sacramento... ... makes him the NBA's leader in blocks Read More

NBA Fantasy Basketball Team Outlook: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics teams of decades past (maybe except the mid-90's) always revolved around superstars. From Larry Bird and Kevin McHale to Antoine Walker, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen, it's the franchise's way of securing winning campaigns and championships. However, the past few years hasn't been that way. You can't fault GM Danny Ainge for not trying, but superstars are hard to come by. That turned out to be a positive in fantasy basketball since Brad Stevens was forced Read More

2016 Fantasy Basketball: Which Big Free Agency Names Trend Up/Down After Signing New Contracts?

After a busy week of free agency, most of the dust has settled. Amidst the surprise signings and crazy figures, which big free agency names trend up or down in 2016 Fantasy Basketball after signing new contracts? Let's take a look at 10 of them: 1. Kevin Durant joins Golden State Warriors Stock: Down Perhaps the biggest free agency signing of the year, Kevin Durant decided to join forces with the Splash Brothers and Draymond Green. That's pretty good for KD's championship aspirations but Read More

April 13, 2016– 5 Interesting NBA Stats Of The Day

5 Interesting NBA Stats Of The Day 1. Russell Westbrook is Magic-esque... Russell Westbrook with his 18th triple-double of the season: 11-10-10, done in the first half. Ties Magic Johnson for the most since 82-83. — Royce Young (@royceyoung) April 12, 2016 2. The Curry Brothers has something in common and no, it's not just their last names. Last two players to record 20 pts & 15 asts: Steph Curry and Seth Curry. — Chris Martin Palmer (@ChrisPalmerNBA) April 12, 2016 3. Hassan Whiteside Read More

NBA November 27, 2015– Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks

It's the night after Thanksgiving so everybody's well-rested and good to go. NBA November 27, 2015-- Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks The Studs Kevin Love has been very steady and dependable for the Cleveland Cavaliers that's why he is one of our Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks on Nov. 27. Kevin Love, PF ($8,300) Kevin Love has been a model of consistency for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the past 10 outing, he only had one sub-par outing and has topped at least 41.5 Fantasy Points Read More

Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Overview: Last season was a historic one for the Atlanta Hawks that practically nobody in the NBA circles right now believes they can do it one more time. A franchise-best record 60-22 was set, they were the first team to go undefeated for a whole calendar month (17-0 in January 2015), and could have shoot down for the best overall record in the NBA if not for Mike Budenholzer being under the Popovich influence. Having said that, like San Antonio, the Hawks has a really solid core worthy of Read More