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Playoff Pick-ups: Players To Bolster Your Fantasy Playoff Push

It's playoff time and most likely, some of your best players and glue guys--or a mixture of both-- are either hurt  or resting. If that's the case, here are some top playoff pickups to help your fantasy playoff push. Donatas Motiejunas, PF/C As far as multi-category bigs go, D-Mo is probably the best that's still available in standard leagues right now. He doesn't swat many shots at that position, but you can't be picky because he contributes in just about everything else. His value just Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Strategy: Free Throw Rate

For daily fantasy basketball lineup strategy, there are a number of factors that we've shown you so far in this research section that aid in your preparation, but one area I check regularly when finding the best possible matchups and targets to exploit is the area of free throw rate. Free throw rate is the frequency of fouls occurring, either by the team or the player you are researching. For example, per StatMuse.com, here is a list of free throw rate leaders for 2014-2015 season, set to a Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Bankroll Management

In daily fantasy basketball, there are two main goals to playing. One is to win, which likely means increasing your balance, and the other is not to go broke and have to deposit more. Having fun is the ultimate goal, of course, but winning is usually the tonic for fun, and going bust is no fun for anyone. So, with that in mind, one of the most frequent questions that gets passed along from new players in DFS is how much to play nightly and how to grow your financial footprint in your efforts. The Read More

Why Should You Switch To Playing NBA Daily Fantasy Basketball?

The first time I get to play fantasy basketball was around the early 2000's and boy was I pumped up! I get to be a General Manager for a year and competing against fellow basketball fanatics is always a joy. But then again, it gets old. Quickly. Yes, I still do draft my teams annually (no auto-picks for me) and set my line-up day in and day out, but it bores the hell out of me knowing most of my colleagues does not share the same passion as I have in going about those things. They stop tinkering Read More

How To Play Daily Fantasy Basketball?

Daily fantasy sports is the fad among fantasy enthusiasts nowadays and of course, that doesn't exempt daily fantasy basketball. The thing about daily fantasy basketball is its exciting, fast-paced, and high-scoring so there's no shortage of action. However, knowing that you're in the midst of thousands of very capable DFS players is frightening--even intimidating-- for beginners, not to mention the avalanche of leagues to choose from. Which is which? Have nothing to fear matey. Here we have outlined Read More

NBA Fantasy Forecaster Week 13 (Jan.19- Jan.25)

Honestly, I couldn't remember one season where there are more transactions than Knicks' W's. That's not a knock on the Knickerbockers but more of a nod to the front offices doing everything in their power to be more relevant today or in the future. This week alone saw: Jeff Green move from Boston to Memphis (along with Russ Smith) Tayshaun Prince and Quincy Pondexter from Memphis to New Orleans (along with Grizzlies' future first-round pick to BOS) New Orleans' Austin Rivers was also Read More

Five Tips To Win Your NBA Fantasy Basketball League (For Beginners)

You know I don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to everything and that includes NBA fantasy basketball. So what's the point of giving the tips? Well, while what works for you may not work for others (and vice versa), there is an outline for this, a guide if you will so you'll know if you're handling everything right and well. That does not 100% guarantee anything but it will tremendously improve your chances to win your NBA fantasy basketball league. The best thing about Read More

Rich getting richer: Fantasy impact of the Rajon Rondo trade

Unless you lived in a pineapple under the sea, your social media News Feed may have flooded because of the latest major trade in the NBA. Rajon Rondo (along with Dwight Powell) was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright and two future first round picks. Talking about the rich getting richer. From a realistic perspective, it tells us two things: The Boston Celtics is in full rebuild mode while Mark Cuban's crew is serious about contending. After Read More

Fantasy Basketball For Beginners: Tips and Strategies on Building a Winning Team

You have been a hoops fan for quite some time now and because of a natural propensity for numbers and statistics, you may have considered playing fantasy basketball. The only apprehension is, well, you have never done it before. That fear is understandable. It's like the first time I played StarCraft (seriously) and everybody was building Corsairs and Arbiters while I'm stuck with my Zerglings. Sigh, fun times.The point is there is no fun in losing and it basically sucks any pleasure out of Read More