I tried out FantasyDraft throughout the month of January and I have a few thoughts and takeaways
No Late Swap
One of the main complaints about FanDuel is also the way FantasyDraft locks their contests. It isn’t a huge deal, it really sucks when you get hit with a late scratch but it doesn’t happen enough for me to question whether it’s worth using the site. As long as you keep in mind the risk with GTD’s the late swap shouldn’t give you too many headaches.
I love Read More
If you're new to fantasy basketball this is a question you might ask: What is the best fantasy basketball scoring system? That sounds like a valid question and ODD at the same time. Why? Because ultimately, it all boils down to personal preference. What may seem to be the best fantasy basketball scoring system to me may not be the case for you.
Personally, I hold roto leagues close to my heart. That's because I have experienced a lot of success with it. Back when I was still learning the ropes of Read More
Constructing a lineup in daily fantasy basketball is half knowledge and half gut feel. Once you had the knowledge part down to pat, you may want to resort to your intuition especially when you had to choose between players that make the most sense. That is especially true when we have a pretty hectic 8-game slate. So without much ado, here is our best fantasy basketball lineup for today:
Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets
You can't go wrong with them studs (KAT and Luka are all playing) Read More
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
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, the draft is the foundation of your fantasy basketball success. It doesn't matter if you can pull off spectacular trades in the middle of the season or you beat everybody else to every free agent in the waiver wire, the draft is where you establish your edge. Draft kits and cheat sheets are helpful but they can only get you so far.
The draft can be tricky and because it's such a long season, there are certain things that you need to focus on. We Read More
As basketball evolved into more of a positionless game, the line between forwards, guards, and centers has blurred. The same can be said of the power forward position. From bruisers and bangers, the modern power forward is expected to space the floor, bring the ball up if needed, and basically do everything. We know that many of the top centers and small forwards are also eligible for the "4" but since we want to rank players uniquely for every position, we arrived with this. Here are the 5 best Read More
Versatility is key for small forwards and on this "5 Best Small Forwards For Fantasy Basketball" list, you will see some of the most diverse statistical lines in any position. In fantasy basketball, positional eligibility is a major plus but these guys have primarily started and played the position especially this season. Here are the 5 best small forwards for fantasy basketball:
1.) Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
Say what you want about KD, but he is one of a few who can lay claim to being Read More
The point guard position is the deepest in fantasy basketball but owning the best ones will allow yourself to separate from the pack in many categories. Ideally, a point guard is your lynchpin for assists and steals, gives you a healthy dose of scoring and three-pointers while being a stabilizing force for the FT% category.
But what if your PG also contribute in the rebounding category, possibly even add some defensive stats, and not hurt you because of a poor shooting clip? Well, I'm talking exactly Read More
Traditionally speaking, shooting guard is the shallowest position in fantasy basketball. Since point guards like Steph Curry, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving do have SG eligibility in fantasy, it makes the position pool look deeper than it actually is.
In this list - 5 Best Shooting Guards For Fantasy Basketball - however, I won't include the aforementioned names (because they really are point guards who can simply score) and concentrate on players who played the SG position for the majority of their Read More
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 consensus No. Read More