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7 Fascinating Stats And Facts Early In The NBA Season

It's just been a little over two weeks since the 2019-20 NBA season tipoff but it already provides us with plenty of material for some really fascinating facts and stats: 1.) The Assists Battle LeBron James is the runaway leader in APG early in the season with 11.1 but Malcolm Brogdon edged him 79-78 for the total assist count as the Pacers played their eighth game Thursday. Four out of the top 5 in APG this season were nowhere near the league leaders in the category last season. Only Russell Westbrook. Read More

5 Unpopular Fantasy basketball Takes Coming Into The season

1.) Russell Westbrook is still top-10 in fantasy basketball. This year's fantasy draft has Brodie as an early Round 2 pick but even with James Harden around, the Rockets offense is designed to accomodate another high-usage player. And it's not like Westbrook has not played with Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Paul George before. Last season was a down year for Westbrook and he still finished in the top 15. Odds are he will not be averaging a triple-double for the fourth straight year but he Read More

5 Insane NBA Stats Of The Day– April 30, 2019

1.) Sixers knocking down their free throws. Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports Philly stole one in Toronto in Game 2, 94-89, the first time the team won up north since 2012. One way they did it is by making their free throws, making 24 out of 26 from there. 2.) Raptors still played D. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Even with the loss, it was the fifth consecutive time that the Raptors held their opponents under 100 points and 42% shooting. Only 11 other teams have done that in the Read More

7 Insane Stats For The Day– April 26, 2019

For those who bleed stats, not just Damian Lillard's 50-point outburst in Game 5, check these 7 insane numbers to get you through the day: 1.) It's not the playoffs without Timmy or Stockton. via Sports Illustrated It's the first NBA playoffs without LeBron James since his rookie year but a fact that many overlooked is that Tim Duncan and John Stockton never missed the playoffs in 19 NBA seasons. The longest streak of active players who have not missed the playoffs is James Harden (13 Read More

Who To Pick And Avoid For NBA DFS Saturday– March 2, 2019

Who To Pick And Avoid For NBA DFS Saturday-- March 2, 2019
Who To Pick
Russell Westbrook, PG, OKC Thunder

Russ is still doing Westbrook things and now that PG is sidelined ahead of Saturday's matchup with San Antonio, look for Westbrook's usage to skyrocket. He had a 24-assist game this season versus the Spurs so he has proven he can bring his A-game against this team.
DeMarcus Cousins, C, Golden State Warriors

Cousins is a favorite of mine because he can pile up fantasy points in a Read More

3 Building Blocks For NBA DFS Friday– March 2, 2018

Russell Westbrook, PG, Oklahoma City Thunder ($11,900)
I usually don't suggest putting the guy with the highest salary but against the Phoenix Suns, I beg to differ. The Suns have been the worst in the league in giving up points (113 points) and ranks 24th when it comes to opponent field goal percentage. I expect Brodie to come out guns ablaze and even come up with a triple-double.
Josh Jackson, SF, Phoenix Suns ($5,700)
Jackson has recently been on fire recently and produced 29 points on 9-of-16 Read More

2018 All-Star Team Projections

NBA All-Star Voting 2018 presented by Verizon will tip off with an early voting period exclusively on the NBA App and NBA.com beginning Thursday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. ET. In honor of the impending vote, lets take a look at who should make it this year. Keep in mind that this year, there will be no East V West, it has moved to a draft format. It’s clear that the All-Star game is dying since none of the players care, so the draft will at least add some life into it. Useless or not, I’ve always liked Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 10, 2017

1. Dwight's Renaissance

D12 is averaging 15.5 points and 12.5 rebounds on 55% shooting in just under 30 minutes night. He is on pace to become the 5th player in NBA history to average at least 12 boards in 11 seasons (behind Chamberlain, Russell, Bob Pettit, and Dolph Schayes).
2. Dead-eye Ryan...

Ryan Anderson is shooting 77.8% from deep when being assisted by Chris Paul.
3. Guess how many times Russell Westbrook has ball-screened for Melo?

*Drum Roll* ZERO!
4. Speaking of Carmelo Read More

NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day– April 26, 2017

It's Russell Westbrook's last game for the 2016-17 season so this will be a tribute of some sorts to the future MVP.
NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day-- April 26, 2017
1. That's why you don't take Beastbrook out of the game...

Russell Westbrook was off the floor for 6 minutes in Game 5.
In those 6 minutes, the Rockets outscored the Thunder 27-9. pic.twitter.com/AicL24JgEd

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 26, 2017
2. ... although he had his share of struggles in Game 4.

From Read More

NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day– April 22, 2017

NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day-- April 22, 2017
1. Rajon Rondo is awesome and if he doesn't come back, this series will be over... fast...

Bulls finish with 14 assists---or the same number Rondo had in Game 2.
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) April 22, 2017
2. More Rondo awesomeness...

Rajon Rondo had rebounded more Bulls' misses in this series (7) than C's bigs Amir Johnson, Kelly Olynyk and Tyler Zeller combined (6).
— Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) April 21, 2017
3. And the soon-to-be Read More