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
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
Thursday, March 13, 2014 featured just three games of NBA action. Nevertheless, a superstar approached a feat last achieved by Michael Jordan, a contender further solidified its legitimacy and an embattled duo came together in style. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
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
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
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.
After March 1st had passed, most fans assumed there were no difference makers left to help NBA playoff teams. Those who follow the D-League would beg to differ.
Wednesday, March 12 was a day of significant proportions for the NBA. A legendary player moved into 12th on the all-time scoring list, a preseason title contender continued to display signs of life and a new chapter was written in a budding rivalry. Here’s everything that you ned to know about last night’s action.