DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Friday, March 14, 2014

JoakimNoahSH1

We are just over a week away from a massive $150,000 guaranteed pool DraftStreet NBA contest. The winner of the NBA Big Score will win $50,000 out of a total prize pool of $150,000, with the top 400 finishers winning at least $100. All it takes to enter is a DraftStreet account and $55. If you don’t have a DraftStreet account, you can sign up using this link. Friday finds a full plate of NBA games and plenty of options

Read more...

Scotto: Isaiah Thomas Dishes on Free Agency; Could Command Full Mid-Level Exception

SAC_Thomas_Isaiah

Isaiah Thomas entered the league as “Mr. Irrelevant” after being selected 60th overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. In his third season, he’s now become a candidate for the league’s Most Improved Player award (although colleague Kels Dayton seems to disagree). Thomas’ breakout season couldn’t have come at a better time with restricted free agency looming this summer. With that in mind, Thomas and I discussed his development, Sacramento’s new culture and his free agency plans in an

Read more...

Tweet of the Day: Steph Curry Sad To See WR Steve Smith Go

Stephen Curry

As of Tuesday this week, the National Football League began its new league year and, with it, offseason free agency began. A flurry of moves have already happened and the free agent frenzy is only beginning. An unfortunate side effect of free agency is seeing beloved players get cut—especially when it is unexpected and seemingly unwarranted. As popular as the NFL is, its reach goes well beyond everyday people—fans and media alike. Many celebrities, including All-Star NBA athletes are included among NFL

Read more...

DraftStreet Fantasy Spin: Thursday, March 13, 2014

RussellWestbrookSH1

Over 2,000 entries fought it out for a top prize of $10,000 in the Wednesday 50K yesterday. “Marblesnap” finished with 270.0 DraftStreet points to triumph, only a half point better than “scoobylov3r”. Your humble scribbler had two entries, one of which finished tied for 37th place. If you missed out on some of the best value anywhere in daily fantasy, you have another chance next week. If $10,000 isn’t quite enough to whet your appetite, how about $50,000? The winner

Read more...

Rookie Rankings, Week 19: The Philly Factor

Philadelphia 76ers Sixers

First, the good news. Among rookies, the top four scorers behind Philadelphia’s Michael Carter-Williams all got a recent chance to pad their stats against the sickening 76ers. Now, the bad news. Only one gets another chance this season. In case you haven’t noticed, the Sixers have lost 18 straight games. The last time they won, Time Warner and Comcast hadn’t announced their merger, the Super Bowl hadn’t been played and the greatest single-take shot in television history hadn’t yet aired. 

Read more...