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NBA DFS Players to Target, Feb 23, 2018

Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS ($7,900) Irving will want to hit the ground running to begin the second half for the Celtics. They get Detroit tonight at 7:00pm, and the Pistons no longer have Avery Bradley to help pester him. Also, the presence of Drummond and Griffin down low could mean more outside shots for Irving and company. Nikola Jokic, C, DEN ($9,700) As usual, the center pool doesn’t have much to choose from, but there’s a case to be made you should reach for Jokic despite his high salary. Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings

A little over a month ago, here’s how my Power Rankings stacked up: 1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg) 1B) LeBron James, SF, CLE (28.2 ppg) 3) Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS (24 ppg) 4) Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL (29.9) A LOT has changed in a month so let’s get to some updated rankings Kevin Durant, SF, GSW, 26.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists Durant has easily been the most consistent player in the league this year. We’re used to him dropping 26+ points Read More

2018 All-Star Team Projections

NBA All-Star Voting 2018 presented by Verizon will tip off with an early voting period exclusively on the NBA App and NBA.com beginning Thursday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. ET. In honor of the impending vote, lets take a look at who should make it this year. Keep in mind that this year, there will be no East V West, it has moved to a draft format. It’s clear that the All-Star game is dying since none of the players care, so the draft will at least add some life into it. Useless or not, I’ve always liked Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings – Dec. 14, 2017

1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg) The third overall pick in the 2009 draft continues to impress as his team maintains a one game lead over the Warriors for the #1 seed in the West. He’s one of the most gifted scorers in recent memory, and is a good bet to average over 30 ppg for the season, something only KD and Steph Curry have done in the past 8 years. This year, his stellar play is actually turning into more wins and the Rockets look like a legit threat to the Warriors. Rumors have been Read More

NBA DFS Players to Target – 12/6/17

    Kevin Durant, SF, GSW, $10,000 If Durant can calm down and not get thrown out of tonight’s game, then I love his value at $10K. With Steph Curry out the next two weeks with an ankle injury, look for KD to absorb a lot of Curry’s stats and shots. He’s had some ankle issues of his own recently, but he gets a nice matchup with the Hornets tonight. Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS, $8,900 “The Mask” has been heating up as of late, and hopefully Jayson Tatum’s improved shooting Read More

NBA MVP Power Rankings – In the Hunt

In the Hunt Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS, 20.6 points, 5.2 assists, 3.1 rebounds Irving’s stats are well below the other contenders for MVP, but he provides quality, clutch plays for the Celtics. He may not average nearly 30 a game, but he consistently closes games for the Celtics and is the trusted ball handler who limits turnovers and makes the right play when the game is on the line. He’s helped Al Horford and the rest of his teammates overachieve so far this year. In the epic game against the Read More

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

NBA DFS Basketball Best Value Picks– Nov. 8, 2017

NBA DFS Basketball Best Value Picks-- Nov. 8, 2017 The Studs Kyrie Irving, PG, Boston Celtics ($8,800) Kyrie has been amazingly consistent all year and has just dropped his first 50-FP game of the season against Atlanta. He is ranked second only to Steph Curry in terms of FPPG at the point guard position on Wednesday's slate of games on $500 less.  Plus, we know how Irving loves the spotlight on big games and the rivalry outing against the Lakers exactly fits the bill. Andre Drummond, C, Detroit 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

NBA DFS BASKETBALL PLAYERS TO TARGET ON TUESDAY – OCT. 24, 2017

Hopefully you listened to my advice yesterday, here's a quick recap: Steph Curry dropped 29 points, Ben Simmons finally got his triple-double thanks to his hybrid-PG status, and Otto Porter was impressive again with a double-double. Frank Kaminsky scored 18 points including 3-4 from 3-point range, and Avery Bradley had a mixed night with 15 points, but just 1-5 from beyond the arc. TUESDAY - OCT. 24, 2017 Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS ($8,700) There are a lot of reasons to like Kyrie tonight. The Read More