Tag Archives: Damian Lillard

5 Best Point Guards For Fantasy Basketball

The point guard position is the deepest in fantasy basketball but owning the best ones will allow yourself to separate from the pack in many categories. Ideally, a point guard is your lynchpin for assists and steals, gives you a healthy dose of scoring and three-pointers while being a stabilizing force for the FT% category. But what if your PG also contribute in the rebounding category, possibly even add some defensive stats, and not hurt you because of a poor shooting clip? Well, I'm talking Read More

NBA DFS Dec. 29, 2018– Players To Own And Avoid

Who To Own Bradley Beal, SG, Washington Wizards Beal had a 34-7-5-2 line in a loss against the Chicago Bulls and he may have to do more with John Wall on the sideline with a bone bruise issue. In the last two games that Wall is out, Beal is averaging 37 points, nine rebounds, and 10 assists. FanDuel: $8,400 DraftKings: $7,800 Yahoo: $35 John Collins, PF, Atlanta Hawks Collins is a walking double-double, accounting for 10 double-doubles in his last 11 games. If one is that automatic, Read More

3 Building Blocks For NBA DFS Monday– Dec. 17, 2018

Steph Curry, PG, Golden State Warriors Monday night's slate has a plethora of options at the top but my vote of confidence goes to Curry. Aside from that loss to Toronto, Curry has made 12 treys and reached over 60 fantasy points during that those outings. A Curry-Mike Conley matchup should be fun but I expect the two-time MVP to come out on top in style. FanDuel: $9,600 DraftKings: $10,200 Yahoo: $41 Dario Saric, PF, Minnesota Timberwolves Saric has made the most out of his opportunities Read More

5 Random NBA Stats– August 7, 2018

1.) Damian Lillard Dame may have flamed out in the 2018 playoffs but he is still one of the most devastating offensive forces around. He has the fifth highest PPG average among active players at 23.1, behind LeBron James (27.1), Kevin Durant (27), Carmelo Anthony (24.1), and Anthony Davis (23.4). 2.) Steph Curry Heard this guy is a pretty good shooter. He is second all-time in 3PT percentage among players who appeared in at least 200 games and took at least two three-pointers. The first? Read More

Top FanDuel NBA Picks Per Position– Dec. 11, 2017

Point Guards Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers ($9,300) Dame has been a usage monster since Jusuf Nurkic went down and he has not disappointed DFS owners. He has hit at least 40.7 fantasy points in the past seven games with a high of 55.3 FP. Almost the entire offensive load will practically be on his shoulders, so expect Lillard to be at the 28-point, 6-rebound, 7.5-assist and over 4 trey-a-game average he's had in the past four games. Rajon Rondo, New Orleans Pelicans ($5,600) After dropping Read More

5 Must-Start Players In NBA DFS Saturday– Dec. 9, 2017

1. Nicolas Batum, SG/SF, Charlotte Hornets People forget Batum has long been a fantasy stud and he is beginning to show that after missing the early part of the season. Though he doesn't give you excellent percentages, Batum can pass the hell out of the ball, averaging almost six dimes over the last 5 games. He has also averaged almost 12 points and almost six rebounds during that span. The Hornets, are playing on a tail end of  a back-to-back, so there's a chance fatigue will set in. Nevertheless, Read More

NBA DFS Fantasy Basketball Best Value Picks– Nov. 20, 2017

The Studs Damian Lillard, PG, Portland Trail Blazers ($8,300) Dame has been off with his shot lately and is facing a stout defensive team in Memphis. That doesn't mean you shouldn't consider him. Perennial All-Stars like Lillard go off at the slightest hints and his salary is the lowest since the start of November. Plus, the Grizzlies won't be playing Mike Conley because of an Achilles issue so Lillard has one less problem there. Jimmy Butler, SG, Minnesota Timberwolves ($7,500) Butler has Read More

Daily Fantasy NBA: Value Plays (October 18, 2017)

The NBA season has just began... and opening night saw Gordon Hayward go down with a potential season-ending ankle injury, and the Houston Rockets with the come from behind victory at Golden State Warriors. Daily Fantasy NBA: Value Plays (October 18, 2017) Today we will target players that shall exceed value because of increase usage due to injuries on their team. LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, San Antonio Spurs (FanDuel: $7,000) Spurs are missing Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker for their season-opener. Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– April 9, 2017

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- April 9, 2017 1. It's about 'Dame Time.' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaKQ-1JuZC4 Damian Lillard's franchise-record 59 points vs Utah is all the buzz right now but the real awesome stat for Dame and the Blazers? Lillard had ZERO turnovers in 42 minutes and the team had a total of THREE. 2. Speaking of the Portland-Utah game... ...Joe Johnson reached the 20,000-point plateau. He's the 42nd player to do it and the seventh active player to have that many Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– March 19, 2017

1. D'Angelo Russell's career night. Per Elias Sports Bureau, D’Angelo Russell (21 years, 24 days old) is youngest Lakers player with at least 40 points in a regular season game — Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) March 20, 2017 He added six assists, two rebounds, two steals, and seven triples. 2. Speaking of career nights, Damian Lillard has a pretty good game himself. Damian Lillard's 49 points are the most by any NBA player on 21 field goal attempts or fewer since Amar'e Stoudemire (11/5/08). — Read More