Tag Archives: Marc Gasol

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Oct. 27, 2017

1. NBA refs are calling 3.4 traveling violations per game so far this season-- the highest in 20 years. 3. Marc Gasol is hooping... To open the season, Gasol is putting up 25 points, 10.8 rebounds, three assists, and 1.5 blocks on 49/44/86 shooting. 4. Meanwhile, in the Euroleague... 2018 top draft prospect Luka Doncic is averaging 24 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.3 steals on 50.9/43.5/89 shooting through four games. And he's just doing his work for only 27 minutes a night! 5. Read More

NBA DFS “PICK-EM” STRATEGY – OCT. 26, 2017

I’ve been a big fan of the new DFS format called “Pick’Em”. In this style, you select players from different tiers. I like it because it narrows down the decision-making from dozens of players with various dollar values, to groups of similarly-skilled players. It also allows you the freedom to take multiple players from the same position, and removes the headache of trying to get your dollar values to stay within the budget. I’ll go through the first few tiers in detail, and then offer Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 19, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 19, 2016 1. John Wall/Bradley Beal bad blood over? Sure looks like it on the court. The Washington Wizards backcourt appears in the top 10 in the NBA's per-game scoring leaders, the only teammates to have done so this season. Beal, for one, is averaging 26.5 points and 3.9 assists over the past 15 games. 2. Al Horford is in the middle of a historic season. Only two players had an assist rate of over 20% and block rate of over 5% over an entire season: Read More

Best NBA DFS Value Picks For DraftKings– Dec. 3, 2016

Best NBA DFS Value Picks For DraftKings-- Dec. 3, 2016 The Studs Gordon Hayward, SF, Utah Jazz ($7,700) The Jazz will probably miss George Hill tonight because of thumb sprain so most of his Usage should go to Gordon Hayward. Hayward has hit his stride lately, hitting over 36 Fantasy Points in the last six games capped by a 50-FP outing against Miami. There's a big chance he'll hit around that vicinity again against Denver. Marc Gasol, C, Memphis Grizzlies ($7,100) Speaking someone who has Read More

February 1, 2016– DFS Basketball Best Value Picks

February 1, 2016-- DFS Basketball Best Value Picks The Studs Marc Gasol, C ($7,700) Gasol is dealing with a minor injury with his knee but it seems like that's all there is: MINOR. The Spanish big man is extremely effective in the past 5 games, capping it with an almost-50 FP performance against the Sacramento Kings. Coincidentally, the Memphis Grizzlies have won 7 of its past 8 with Gasol leading the charge. Kevin Love, PF ($7,300) Love has been the primary beneficiary of the coaching change Read More

NBA November 13, 2015– Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks

The NBA boasts an 11-game slate Friday so if you're playing Daily Fantasy Basketball, here are some of the names to watch out for. Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks for November 13: The Studs Russell Westbrook, PG ($11,600)- The price tag is hefty, sure, but the production is, too. Kevin Durant will be out for at least a week with a strained hamstring so it's up to Russ to lead Oklahoma City over the Philadelphia 76ers, who by the way, is the sixth-worst team in the league in stopping opposing Read More

2015 NBA Free Agents That Are Likely To Change Teams

The frantic excitement that came along with the trade deadline has passed and now comes the frenzy we all know as FREE AGENCY. Well yeah, it's not quite July 1 yet, but it certainly pays to look closely in the future. (More so if you're a fan of teams that depends largely on free agency to reverse their fortunes.)One thing I'd like to say is there are many more factors coming into play this summer. The salary cap will rise to about 66 million in 2016 due to the explosion of new TV deals and more Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice (March 6)

Here are some quality options for Friday's 12-game slate: The Studs James Harden, SG ($10,400) Did you really expect me to mention someone else? After serving a one-game suspension because of kicking LeBron James in the groin, the Beard picked up where he left off and dropped an 18-point, 13-assist double-double against Memphis. This Friday, the 2015 MVP frontrunner is facing the sixth-worst team in stopping shooting guards, Detroit Pistons. Draftkings actually cut Harden's salary by $100 Read More

Stellar Company: NBA All-Star Starters Set

History was messing around the league the past few days and that includes writing new story lines in time for the NBA All-Star starters announcement Friday. Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry broke into the books by making a late push in the polls, surpassing LeBron James as 2015's leading vote-getter for the annual showcase. Meanwhile, brothers Pau and Marc Gasol became the first siblings to start in an All-Star game. "This means a lot; it's something that I don't take for granted," Curry 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