Tag Archives: Rudy Gobert

7 Buy Low/Sell High Candidates Early In The Season

1.) Rudy Gobert, C, Utah Jazz (Buy Low) Currently ranked 126th in Yahoo and 66th in the Player Rater, Rudy Gobert is not the top-20 player we projected him to be in a VERY SMALL SAMPLE SIZE. The rebounds are there (12.0) but since he is dependent on one category (blocks) that is basically non-existent for his standards (1.1), the Stifle Tower is relegated to that very low fantasy ranking. Couple that with an unusually high turnover rate (2.9 per game) and that's a recipe for disaster. Which means Read More

How TO Pull Off The Perfect Fantasy Basketball Draft (Points)

I'll be the very first one to admit that there is no such thing as a perfect draft unless you're competing with six year olds. But relatively speaking, you can pretty much nail a fantasy basketball draft if you come prepared. and has a clear goal in mind.  The league scoring also matters and for this article, let's hypothetically consider how to complete the (near) perfect standard points league draft.  In a points league, the general rule is go for high-efficiency bigs (high FG% ) over high-volume, Read More

Best Players To Draft In Fantasy Basketball

If you could redo the draft all over again, would you have picked the same players or are you ready to move on? Well, just to put it out there, there is no such thing as a perfect draft but I am still doing well in my leagues so the answer would be kind of in the middle.

That said, there are certain players who are can't miss, which means if they somehow fall in your lap, you better not take five seconds before you pull the damn trigger. What we are going to do is go through six rounds of drafting Read More

NBA DFS Playoffs Edition: 3 Building Blocks For Friday (May 4, 2018)

Building a DFS roster in the NBA Playoffs proves to be trickier than most nights but we welcome the challenge. Here are 3 players that should not be missing on any lineups for the two-game slate this Friday:
Draymond Green, PF/C, Golden State Warriors
Call DG what you want, but you can make a case for him as the Warriors' MVP so far in the playoffs. The 2017 DPOY is averaging a triple-double in the WCSF series  (18 points, 12.0 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 2.0 steals, 2.0 blocks and 1.5 3-pointers) and Read More

Players to Target in DFS Basketball on Nov. 7 – 2017

Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL ($10,800)

You don’t need me to tell you that Giannis is having a breakout season, and that he’s an incredible pick for DFS. His cost ($10,800) is the highest of the night, but I think he’s worth it and here’s why:

He’s hot right now, coming off 29 points (13-27 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 4 blocks, and 3 assists on Friday. He’s had a lot of rest over the long weekend and he’ll be ready to go.
He’s playing the Cavs tonight. As I mentioned Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– April 5, 2017

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- April 5, 2017
1. "Lucky" 13?
Shaun Livingston made only 12 three-pointers in his career and his 13th make couldn't be any luckier.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWftq93FYJY
2. Speaking of three's, Pau Gasol is getting pretty good at it.

If the season ended today, Pau Gasol would have the best three-point percentage of any player in a single season in NBA history (min 50 3FG)
— Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) April 6, 2017
Not the case with Andre 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

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 25, 2015– DFS Basketball Best Value Picks

January 25, 2015-- DFS Basketball Best Value Picks:
A nine-game slate provides us with plenty of options from down to bottom:
The Studs
Kemba Walker, PG ($8,400)
Just three days ago, Kemba obliterated the Orlando Magic defense with 40 points. A couple days before that, he torched the Utah Jazz with 52! That's how crazy Walker has gone the past week against very stout defenses.

Now imagine what he can do to Sacramento, who plays with the highest pace in the NBA and also allows the most points Read More

NBA Awards Predictions 2015: Who Will Go Home With The Hardware?

Every NBA player will tell you the boring cliche about how it's not about the individual accolades but I don't buy it. These awards make cements your status-- be it a very good rotation player (6th man) or the best among your peers (MVP, Coach of the Year, DPOY, etc.).
Without further ado, it's now time make these late-season predictions and to hell with being wrong. There are really no losers here.

Most Improved Player: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors

This one is a toss-up between the Read More