Tag Archives: Kyrie Irving

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

Fantasy Outlook Of 6 NBA Stars Changing Addresses

The 2017-18 offseason is one of the craziest and wildest offseasons in recent memory. As of September 26, at least SIX All-Stars have changed addresses including Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, and just recently, Carmelo Anthony. Irving was a top-20 fantasy basketball player last year as well as George, while Melo is still a highly serviceable scorer who could be in danger of being criminally underrated inside fantasy circles. CP3 is joining 2017 MVP runner-up James Harden in Houston and Read More

NBA Playoffs DFS Best Value Picks– April 17, 2017

A two-game slate is usually very tricky but since it's the playoffs, you'll surely have options to round out your NBA playoffs DFS roster. Here are 6 NBA Playoffs DFS Best Value Picks that you may want to look at this Monday night: The Studs LeBron James, SF, Cleveland Cavaliers ($11,300) "The King" does not rest during this time of the year and since it's just a two-game slate, the pickings are slim. So why not pick the best of them all while we're at it? LeBron had 32-6-13 in Game 1 along Read More

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

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- April 5, 2017 1. "Lucky" 13? Shaun Livingston made only 12 three-pointers in his career and his 13th make couldn't be any luckier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWftq93FYJY 2. Speaking of three's, Pau Gasol is getting pretty good at it. If the season ended today, Pau Gasol would have the best three-point percentage of any player in a single season in NBA history (min 50 3FG) — Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) April 6, 2017 Not the case with Andre 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

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 26, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 26, 2016 1. In pretty good company... Joel Embiid averages 2.4 blocks per game. The last rookie with at least 2.4 blocks per game for a full season was Tim Duncan in '97-98. 2. John Wall and Kyrie Irving assists numbers last 5 games. J-Wall= 56 Kyrie= 50 3. Karl-Anthony Towns' efficient night vs Hawks. He had 22 points on 8/8 from the field, 3/3 from three and 3/3 from the line. 4. Mason Plumlee! Mason Plumlee's fourth assist Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended the series with a 112-97 whopping of the Golden State Warriors behind 41 points apiece from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals Game 5. It was two dazzling individual performances intertwined in the same game, making it impossible for the Warriors to pull off a comeback. And oh, they don't have Draymond Green and ultimately Andrew Bogut. Here are the 3 things we learned from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1. It's probably not a good idea to trash-talk LeBron Read More

7 Numbers From 2016 NBA Finals Game 4

1. 17 That's the number of three-point field foals made by the Golden State Warriors, an all-time NBA Finals record. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4FGNgy6g6o 2. 88 Warriors wins in the 2015-16 regular and post-season combined, another NBA record. 3. 32 Number of teams down 1-3 in the NBA Finals. Not one of them recovered from the deficit. 4. "Lineup of death" in full display Through 4 games, Warriors are a plus-51 in 93 minutes w/ no center on the floor & a minus-19 in 84 minutes Read More