Fantasy Spin: Curry, James Worth Superstar Salaries In Daily Play

Steph & Blake

Even with only three NBA games on the Thursday schedule, DFS contests at DraftKings are challenging and fun. They can be profitable, too. The nightcap should be exciting, as Stephen Curry $10800 leads the unbeaten Warriors into L.A., though Chris Paul (groin) and J.J. Redick (back) are “not probable,” according to Doc Rivers. [Read more…]


MVP Rankings, Edition I: Hypocrisy, and the End of Daily Fantasy Sports?


So it was a good morning and a bad morning. I awoke to learn I had won $45 in Wednesday night’s big contest at DraftKings, finishing 1,730th out of 22,900 entrants to make a profit of $25 after my $20 entry fee. My lineup was anchored by Paul George (26 pts, 10 reb), Rajon Rondo (triple-double of 14 pts, 15 ast, 11 reb), Dirk Nowitzki (31 pts, 11 reb), Jeff Teague (14 pts, 10 ast), Kyle Lowry (23 pts, 8 ast)


Tweet of the Night: Bill Simmons breaks down the Los Angeles Clippers


The Los Angeles Clippers entered Wednesday’s contest against the Golden State Warriors with a perfect 4-0 record and had plenty to be optimistic about how their season has gone so far. Optimism has a way of going out the window when you lose, though, and that’s what happened to the Clippers after falling to Stephen Curry and the Warriors 112-108. The contest went down to the wire for the Clippers despite taking a 10-point lead half way through a momentum-shifting fourth quarter. Blake


Bernucca: Extensions Prove That Everybody Will Get Paid


If you take a quick look at the contract extensions given to the 2012 NBA draft class, nothing seems extraordinary. Eight eligible players received extensions. While collusion conspiracy theorists might point out that it’s two less than the 2011 class, it also is one more than the 2010 class and the same number as the 2009 class. As in previous seasons, the top pick got a five-year max deal and at least one other lottery pick also received a max deal of