Tag Archives: LaMarcus Aldridge

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

NBA DFS Playoffs: 3 Players To Avoid On Thursday, April 20, 2017

NBA DFS Playoffs: 3 Players To Avoid On Thursday DeMar DeRozan, SG, Toronto Raptors ($8,000) Everything is exposed in the playoffs and unless DeMar DeRozan finds ways to expand his range or create for others, I don't think the high-scoring guard is a wise investment at $8,000. His rebounding numbers may even be just a fluke. At this point, teammate Kyle Lowry may be a better option (though at a slightly higher price) having seen his last performance. However, if you want the bang for your Read More

NBA DFS Best Value Picks– March 19, 2017

NBA DFS Best Value Picks-- March 19, 2017 The Studs DeMar Derozan, SG, Toronto Raptors ($7,700) DeMar Derozan has a pretty mediocre stat line the past six games averaging "only" 34.5 points. He is still the focal point of the Raptors offense. though, and against a less-than-impressive Pacers defense, Derozan could break out and hit the 50's once again. Goran Dragic, PG, Miami Heat ($7,600) The Dragon has hit the high 40's in three of the past four and draws another favorable matchup against Read More

Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: San Antonio Spurs

Overview: Last season wasn't really a good one for the San Antonio Spurs and all the nagging injuries Tony Parker suffered is primarily the one to blame. Despite being known as a "unit" rather than a one-man show, everything goes where Parker goes. If he's at it, everybody's at it. That said, the Spurs somehow makes every experts list as contenders year in and year out BUT on fantasy previews, the consensus is to AVOID everyone not named Kawhi Leonard (and to a lesser extent, Danny Green) like Read More

Minor Surprises in the NBA Player Tracking Stats

NBA Player Tracking statistics provides a whole new dimension for stat lovers to delve in. According to the official website, "Player Tracking is the latest example of how technology and statistics are changing the way we understand the game of basketball." How did they do it? "Using six cameras installed in the catwalks of every NBA arena, SportVU software tracks the movements of every player on the court and the basketball 25 times per second. The data collected provides a plethora of innovative Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice March 28

Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice March 28 It's only five games but there are a lot of golden opportunities to win if you look these players' way this Saturday. The Studs LaMarcus Aldridge, PF ($8,700) LA has been somewhat inconsistent the past four games--scoring in the 40's and 50's sandwiched by games of the 20 and 30-point variety. So how ill Saturday night go? There's no way to tell but the match-up suggests it could probably be the former. In the two rather poor games, Aldridge locked horns Read More

NBA’s Oddest: Weirdest Stats of the Young 2014-15 Season

Fantasy players thirst for one thing and that is numbers. While we like to be amazed at the sheer statistical volume and diversity the elite ballers consistently flash, how about satisfying your hunger with the downright peculiar stuff? Let's get right to the weirdest stats of this season. (Note: All statistics are accurate as of November 27, 2014) Shaun Livingston The former No.4 overall pick may never accrue fantasy relevance in a Warriors' backcourt rotation dominated by the Spash Read More

5 Best Centers in Fantasy Basketball

Over the years, the NBA has shifted to a faster, smaller and guard-friendly game but more often than not, a ball game is still decided in the paint. There only quite a few elites roaming in the pivots and if you're wily enough to grab a hold of them in the earlier rounds, consider yourself fortunate. Here are five of the best centers in fantasy basketball today. 5. Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets It's easy to forget that Dwight Howard was once a top-5 player in reality and fantasy with the Orlando Read More