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7 Buy Low/Sell High Candidates In NBA Fantasy Basketball

1.) Lonzo Ball, PG, Los Angeles Lakers Verdict: Buy Low Ball is barely clinging into a top-150 value because of poor percentages and mediocre point production. However, the things that he's really great at (assists and steals plus out-of-position stats like rebounds and occasional blocks) are among the rarest in fantasy basketball. In addition to that, scoring can easily be replaced and his shot attempts per game (7.8) and FT attempts per game (0.7) barely moves the needle. If an impatient Read More

Building Blocks For NBA DFS Monday– Nov. 19, 2018

Building Blocks For NBA DFS Monday-- Nov. 19, 2018 T.J. Warren, PF, Phoenix Suns Warren is one of the most effortless scorers you will ever see and after a slow start, he's back at it with 21 or more in each of his last 5 games. He doesn't offer much except over 5 rebounds during that same span but as long as he is putting up points, he'll always be an asset in daily fantasy. Jrue Holiday, PG/SG, New Orleans Pelicans Between Paul George and Holiday, the latter is a more viable option 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 Tuesday– April 3, 2018

Ben Simmons, PG, Philadelphia 76ers The Sixers are headed to the playoffs and Ben Simmons is a big reason why. The seven-foot point guard is practically averaging a triple-double over the past month, putting up 12.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 10.8 assists during that stretch. And speaking of triple-doubles, Simmons has collected 7 of them in the past 11. Philadelphia will be facing the lowly Nets and will be without Joel Embiid to close out the season so in Ben we should trust. Paul Millsap, Read More

5 Early Season Fantasy Basketball Buy Low/ Sell High Targets

The trademark of a poor fantasy owner is impatience. It just happens well too often-- his better players start out slow and starts to put them on the trading block. If you see someone like that in your league, you better watch out if one or more of these players are on his team and you may want to part some of your overachieving ones as well. Here are some early season fantasy basketball buy low/ sell high targets: 1. Trevor Ariza, SG/SF, Houston Rockets (Buy Low) Ariza has been playing the Read More

6 NBA Players Who Successfully Transformed Their Games

The NBA is a big, bad, cruel world. Ir simply doesn't care whether you're a top dog in high school, in college, wherever. And it certainly doesn't give a damn whether you can pull off a 1,080-degree dunk (although that will look good on SportsCenter). What ultimately matters is how you fit into a system and if you don't, then it's the other way around: Transforming your game to be more successful. Here are 6 recent NBA players who have been there and done that. 1. J.J. Redick Redick was so Read More

2016 NBA Fantasy Basketball Team Outlook: Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks isn't quite rebuilding (re-tooling may be a better word) but they look different from last year. Two of its five starters are gone though they retained most of their bench from last season. Speaking of gone, fan favorite Al Horford is no longer here. Hometown boy Dwight Howard takes his place while the keys to the team's future was handed over to Dennis Schroder as they traded Jeff Teague to Indiana. It remains to be seen how the pieces fit for Mike Budenholzer but since Paul Millsap, Read More

March 29, 2016– 5 Interesting NBA Facts and Stats

1. Kawhi Leonard is great but... it's clear his bread-and-butter is NOT scoring. There are a gazillion of NBA players right now who have better single-game career-high in points than the San Antonio forward (Kawhi's career high is 32 points, by the way) . This guy has a lot of time so he took the liberty to list down ALL of the players mentioned. 2. Strictly talking about assists, John Stockton is in a league of his own. The Utah Jazz legend has averaged at least 13.5 assists for FIVE CONSECUTIVE Read More

January 28, 2015– DFS Basketball Best Value Picks

January 28, 2015-- DFS Basketball Best Value Picks The Studs Paul Millsap, PF ($8,300) Kyle Korver, Jeff Teague, and Al Horford has struggled and all but one force remains constant with the Atlanta Hawks: This Paul Millsap guy. What's impressive about Millsap is not only the consistency, he does his work even if his minutes run low. Half of his last ten games saw Millsap on limited high-20's runs, but that hasn't stopped him from dropping 35, 30.75, 36, 44, and 42.75 fantasy points on those occasions. Greg Read More

2016 Eastern Conference Fantasy All-Stars

Now that the NBA has announced their All-Star starters (no true power forwards and centers on both lineups, by the way), we got to follow suit but with some minor differences than the celebrated February classic. Instead of three "Frontcourt" players, we will be selecting the best 5 from each traditional position and one Utility guy. Here are your 2016 Eastern Conference All-Stars: PG: Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors In the point guard position, you can either choose Lowry or Washington Wizard's Read More