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
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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).
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It's never a good idea to just sit and wait in fantasy basketball. If there's a chance to improve at a certain position or category, pulling the trade trigger is usually a good thing. Here are 5 trade targets you can probably pry away from an impatient, or at least, an uninformed owner.
1. Serge Ibaka, PF, Orlando Magic
Air Congo is a little up-and-down to begin the season but has since picked up steam. He is actually averaging a career-high in points and hits 1.5 threes a game. He is not Read More
The point guard position is one of the deepest in fantasy basketball but even a gold mine runs out of resources, too. Here are some of the more underrated point guard options to shore your fantasy lineup.
On the Rise
D'Angelo Russell, Los Angeles Lakers
All signs point to Russell having a breakout season, from Luke Walton's comments, to his Summer League performances and otherworldly offseason workouts. Believe it or not, Russell's numbers last season were pretty good too, especially the ones Read More
An NBA rookie's life is difficult but once figured out, it could be a gateway for more opportunities and eventually, success. Aside from Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis who turned out to be formidable sources since Day 1, these 5 sophomores have " FANTASY SUPERSTAR" written all over them. Will they take the next step this season? Only time can tell but we sure hope they do.
1. Justise Winslow, SF, Miami Heat
Winslow will step into a bigger role in Miami this season with the departure Read More
Fantasy basketball is equal parts exact numerical science and equal parts alchemy. Steph Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, and a dozen or so options in the first round, they are the very definition of exact science. This one we're about to delve into, this is alchemy.
I can be wrong, you can be wrong, but most the most important and interesting part of it all, there's nothing more fun than tinkering on the unknown. Here are the 5 potential fantasy breakout performers for the 2016-17 season:
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5 Awesome NBA Stats And Figures Of The Day
1. Ben Simmons' court vision is the real deal. Eight assists vs Lakers along with eight points and 10 rebounds
2. Speaking of passing, Serbia has won the Belgrade OQT over Puerto Rico by assisting on every made field goal. 37 assists on 37 FGs!
3. Larry Nance Jr vs Sixers: 13 Pts, 7 Stls, 4 Blks, 4 Ast, 8 rebounds
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Earl Monroe. Terry Cummings. Steve Francis. Blake Griffin.
What do those four have in common? Well, for starters, look at their rookie stats and prepare to hold your jaw in place.
"The Pearl" is a 24-5-5 guy, Cummings averaged 24 and 11, "Franchise" posted the second-best Effective FG% in a season, and Griffin, how does 22 points and 10 rebounds sound like?
The point is, seasons in and seasons, there are going to be first-year studs and fingers crossed, we aim to find the hidden gems two Read More
Coming into the NBA, most people would definitely want to play right away. Problem is, not everyone is Michael Jordan or LeBron James or Magic Johnson. Heck, even Kobe Bryant played behind Eddie Jones in his debut season.
However, the 2015-16 batch show a handful of prospects that should and could step right into the job. Some are luckily awarded with unhindered paths into the starting lineup while the others may still have to earn their stripes.
Either way, these NBA Rookies should start for Read More