Owning Nikola Jokic in fantasy basketball is not for the faint of heart nor for the impatient. Joker is known in fantasy circles to be an ultra-slow starter, probably rounding up into form around December. While he only averages around 45 fantasy points per game (that's 15th in the entire league), he has not missed a game yet all season. That's the reason why he has a total of 2,815 fantasy points, which would have ranked third behind James Harden and Trae Young. Jokic' iron man status Read More
1.) Donte DiVincenzo, PG/SF, Milwaukee Bucks Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Yahoo: $13 ; DraftKings: $4,900 Considering the Detroit game was over in the third quarter, DiVincenzo's line of six points, seven rebounds, two assists, and two steals isn't that bad. Donte saw his minutes and role increase with Khris Middleton out. And even if Middleton returns at some point, he is still probably keep his starting spot since he has outplayed Wesley Matthews by a wide margin. 2.) Malcolm Brogdon, Read More
The Studs Draymond Green, PF/C, Golden State Warriors Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports This guy should be in every DFS roster and if you're not having him, there is something wrong with you. Hell, he can even be considered a bargain with his price. Green is averaging 16 points, 10.7 rebounds, 8.7 assists, a steal and a block in this series and there is no signs of him slowing down. I see him pretty much having a triple-double from hereon out. Kyrie Irving, PG, Boston Celtics Brian Read More
1.) Eric Gordon, SG, Houston Rockets Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Jazz are on the bind when it comes to their defensive game plan against James Harden. They tried to take away his step back but the Beard still had his way against the Utah defense all game along. That said, other Rockets were beneficiaries of Harden's stellar play. Eric Gordon, for one, found himself wide open too many times, resulting in three made treys en route to 17 points, three rebounds, an assist, and two blocks. If Read More
Time to go bargain-hunting again on a Friday night, starting with Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon.
Dewayne Dedmon, C, Atlanta Hawks
Dedmon combines the rare skill of creating space as a shooting center with the willingness to bang with anyone inside. He is averaging 17.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, and a steal over the past three games, all Hawks wins. He has drilled SEVEN treys during that span on 12 attempts.
Dwayne Bacon, SG, Charlotte Hornets
With Nicolas Batum and Jeremy Lamb unavailable, Read More
The NBA fantasy basketball playoffs is weeks away but like the exciting playoffs race in real NBA, preparation is key. In the hard-fought weeks leading to fantasy post-season, we should get ready and talk about strategy before it's too late. Here are some pointers for you (and me) to ace our fantasy basketball playoffs:
1.) Get To Know Yourself
Like real NBA teams, fantasy teams have their identities-- strengths, so to speak, as well as weaknesses. It would be best if you know which categories Read More