Tag Archives: Nikola Jokic

5 Best Centers For Fantasy Basketball

We are almost halfway through the season (some teams have already played 39 games) so allow me to rank the 5 best centers for fantasy basketball right now. Looking at how the chips fall, only one player in this list can be considered a pleasant surprise but find out why I don't think he will be able to sustain his pace. 1.) Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans Davis is the measuring stick of the modern big man-- can score, rebound, pass, and can stretch the floor a little bit. He may be the Read More

NBA DFS Dec. 29, 2018– Players To Own And Avoid

Who To Own Bradley Beal, SG, Washington Wizards Beal had a 34-7-5-2 line in a loss against the Chicago Bulls and he may have to do more with John Wall on the sideline with a bone bruise issue. In the last two games that Wall is out, Beal is averaging 37 points, nine rebounds, and 10 assists. FanDuel: $8,400 DraftKings: $7,800 Yahoo: $35 John Collins, PF, Atlanta Hawks Collins is a walking double-double, accounting for 10 double-doubles in his last 11 games. If one is that automatic, Read More

3 Building Blocks For NBA DFS Friday– Dec. 14, 2018

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. FanDuel: $10,100 DraftKings: $9,400 Yahoo: $43 John Collins, PF, Atlanta Hawks Collins is looking like a superstar lately, Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats of the Day– Dec. 6, 2018

1.) The Spurs defense sucks. San Antonio is ranked 29th in the league on defensive rating, easily the worst in the Gregg Popovich era. 2.) Speaking of the Spurs... They are currently the second-worst team in the West (11-14), only above Phoenix. 3.) Is Nikola Jokic the BEST PASSER (not the best passing big man) in the game? The Serbian big is averaging 7.8 assists a game, good for ninth in the league. However, he is averaging less than 30 minutes of playing time and has assisted on 38.4% Read More

Building Blocks For NBA DFS Tuesday– Nov. 13, 2018

Constructing a DFS lineup for a three-game slate is tricky but a simple recipe is to go top-heavy and swing for a couple of punt plays. Here are some value building blocks for NBA DFS Tuesday, November 13, 2018. James Harden, SG, Houston Rockets Is the 40-7-9 line from Nov. 11 a sign of things to come from the reigning MVP? Hopefully, because we certainly haven't seen the jaw-dropping stat lines we are accustomed to seeing from the Beard. Denver has surprisingly among the top defensive teams Read More

3 Building Blocks For NBA DFS Thursday– April 5, 2018

The NBA is down to its homestretch and while the top teams are already preparing for the playoffs, a handful of others positioning themselves for a nicer seed. Who can you trust to push you above NBA DFS Thursday? 1. Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets OK, here's the deal: Denver is currently on the outside looking in on the playoff picture BUT they get to host No. 7 Minnesota Thursday night. The two teams are half a game away from each other and if the Nuggets actually beat the Wolves, they'll Read More

NBA DFS Players to Avoid – Dec. 13, 2017

  Nikola Jokic, C, DEN ($9,800) Jokic is coming off an ankle injury, and should be back tonight against Boston. Normally, I like to see a “show me” game from players returning from injury before I put them in my lineup. His price isn’t affordable enough for me, especially since he’ll need a game to shake off the rust. Also, we saw what Aron Baynes was able to do to Andre Drummond, holding him to single digit points and rebounds. Grab Dwight Howard or DeAndre Jordan at C tonight and spend Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– March 26, 2017

Here's your daily dose of awesome NBA stats. 1. Isaiah Thomas= Michael Jordan? Isaiah Thomas leads the Celtics in scoring for the 35th straight game. In the last 40 years only one other player has done that.. ..Jordan — Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) March 25, 2017 2. Nikola Jokic. OMG. Denver is 24-17 with The Joker as starting center and 11-20 on the rest. BTW, these are his stats as the Nuggets' starting center: 19.4 pts on 60% shooting, 3pt 38.6%, FT 83%, 10.8 rebounds and Read More

Fantasy Basketball Stock Watch: Players Trending Up And Down

OK, I know it's early in the season but we have to do this nonetheless. Some of the guys are playing so poorly we can't blame owners if they have gotten rid of them already. (Hello, Nikola Jokic!) Some, however, are just "beasting" from out of nowhere and some of them are probably available in your leagues you have got to drop someone for these surprise studs. Stock Up Joel Embiid, C, Philadelphia 76ers If there are any questions about how good Joel Embiid is, I reckon all of them are answered Read More

3 Fearless Predictions For The 2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Season

Fantasy sports is more or less based around projections. It is the equivalent of the scientific method except it's pretty much all about educated guesses and an experiment is not a possibility. And we know how our minds mess with us sometimes (or in my case, ALL THE TIME). Our brains, for some reason, work a little faster than the rest of our body at times and VOILA! WE say things that we probably regret later, but we have to say it anyways. This time, I'll go ahead and offer my three fearless Read More