Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets
With so many injuries to key players, Denver will be forced to go to Jokic more often on offense. He is averaging 20.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, 9.4 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.2 turnovers over the past 5 games and there really is no reason why he couldn't keep those numbers with Paul Millsap and Gary Harris both on the shelf.
John Collins, PF, Atlanta Hawks
Collins is looking like a superstar lately, Read More
Best Value Picks For NBA DFS Saturday:
James Harden, PG/SG, Houston Rockets
I'm trying to be a contrarian here with the Harden pick and Houston unexpectedly struggling on offense. The Beard still put up elite numbers (26.6 points, 5.7 rebounds, 7.7 assists, 2.6 steals) but not the jaw-dropping lines we see from him in seasons past.
What does that mean? That means he is due for an explosive showing and it could come at the expense of the Spurs, who is 23rd in the league when it comes to Read More
Everything in the NBA preseason should be taken with a grain of salt for a lot of reasons. Coaches sit starters half the time, training camp invitees play a lot, and there just wasn't enough to go around.
On the other hand, however, coaches use this time to see what they can get out of their new recruits or second-year players. That said, not everyone disappoints, as these 5 players below have shown. They may need to prove themselves more to earn playing time in the regular season but we sure Read More
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
4. Not exactly Mike Conley-esque Read More