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NBA “PICK’EM” DFS Strategy – Nov. 1, 2017

We’ve got 8 games tonight, so there are a lot of options to choose from. Let’s try and narrow it down to the best choices in the pick’em format. Tier 1 – Anthony Davis, PF/C, NO In tier 1, we get to choose from Davis, Kings teammate DeMarcus Cousins, and Rockets guard James Harden. Harden has had to carry the load for the Rockets with Chris Paul out, but he had a rough shooting night on Monday (8-21), and the Knicks have been surprisingly effective against opposing point guards. So Read More

7 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day

7 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day 1. Heard this Draymond guy is pretty good defensively. @SynergySST Draymond Green Blocks Dennis Schroder #EMIsportsCentral More coverage > https://t.co/F1N7uhPUPO https://t.co/eyhjPqWrW4 — EMI Sports Bay Area (@EMIsports) November 29, 2016 2. And this Westbrook dude, y'all heard of him? Triple-doubles in NBA this season Russell Westbrook 8 Everyone else in NBA 8 — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 29, 2016 3. Speaking of Westbrook... ... Read More

5 Awesome Basketball Stats Of The Day

1. What's DeAndre Jordan doing in there? Perhaps the most mind-boggling stat for US: They've blocked 2 shots total over the last 2 games. — Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) August 14, 2016 2. Should Coach K play Harrison Barnes more? I think he should. 3. How long is this second? That's an awfully long 1 second 🤔pic.twitter.com/c6sWai6ko6 — BALLGOD (@theballgod) August 13, 2016 4. Anthony Davis AD's trajectory in terms of statistics went a step back last year but he is still awfully Read More

2016 Mid-Season Fantasy Basketball Disappointments

We could not always get what we want, that's a given, but sometimes expectations do hurt. These 5 guys probably did not do your fantasy feelings any favor. Here are this mid-season's fantasy basketball disappointments: Danny Green, SG, San Antonio Spurs Players do play extra hard on contract years and one they sign contracts, that's another story. Sometimes. Such as the case with Green, who was one of the NBA's top shooters and feared perimeter defenders as far back as 2015. All his numbers Read More

5 Best Statistical Performances In 2015

The year 2015 gave us some of the best statistical performances from the best players in the NBA and we're rounding out the five. 1. Anthony Davis (vs Denver, March 15, 2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfz3ZZmSwd4 Eleven days before this game versus Denver, Anthony Davis terrorized the Detroit Pistons with an 8-block performance. Little did we know, he still has something up his sleeve versus the Nuggets. Davis had 36 points, 14 rebounds, 7 assists, and 9 blocks March 15th, making Read More

Minor Surprises in the NBA Player Tracking Stats

NBA Player Tracking statistics provides a whole new dimension for stat lovers to delve in. According to the official website, "Player Tracking is the latest example of how technology and statistics are changing the way we understand the game of basketball." How did they do it? "Using six cameras installed in the catwalks of every NBA arena, SportVU software tracks the movements of every player on the court and the basketball 25 times per second. The data collected provides a plethora of innovative Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice April 15

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice April 15 The Studs Russell Westbrook, PG ($12,000) We all know the situation here and there are two scenarios the Thunder hope goes well in their favor. One is the Spurs beating the Pelicans (out of their control) and OKC winning over the Wolves. The latter is the one they can lay their hands on. Expect Russell Westbrook to go all demon mode on the undermanned Timberwolves like he was in 38 minutes of work against Portland. The UCLA product flirted with Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice April 12

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice April 12 The Studs Reggie Jackson, PG ($8,500) If there's a sure thing in the point guard position, it's Reggie Jackson. The former Thunder reserve is still somewhat auditioning for everybody, proving he's worth a max contract and not just a backcourt insurance. If owners do look at his fantasy numbers, Jackson might just get what he wants. Jackson has averaged 44.6 fantasy points in the last four games and practically didn't have one extremely bad statistical Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice March 16

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice March 16, Sunday, 10 Games The Studs Russell Westbrook, PG ($12,600) While James Harden has considerably cooled recently, Russell Westbrook showed no signs of slowing down. Another triple-double in the last outing, his sixth in eight games, and a 65.5 FP performance. I'd still take my chances. Anthony Davis, PF ($11,000) He left in the early fourth in the game against Brooklyn but Davis passed a concussion test, prohibiting him from missing any Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice (March 6)

Here are some quality options for Friday's 12-game slate: The Studs James Harden, SG ($10,400) Did you really expect me to mention someone else? After serving a one-game suspension because of kicking LeBron James in the groin, the Beard picked up where he left off and dropped an 18-point, 13-assist double-double against Memphis. This Friday, the 2015 MVP frontrunner is facing the sixth-worst team in stopping shooting guards, Detroit Pistons. Draftkings actually cut Harden's salary by $100 Read More