Most Improved Rankings: Who’s the Least Improved?

Kels1

This column is soft. Every other week, we talk about the Most Improved Players in the league like we’re a modern-day Little League. We’re always telling everyone how great they are and giving them Fruit Roll-Ups, and letting them draw dinosaurs in the infield dirt during the game because they’re just creative and artistic and they’ll grow out of it and “everybody gets a trophy because look at how much you’ve improved!” Well, I’m sick of it. It’s time to come down hard on

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DraftKings Advice: I Like Myles Turner; Win $5,000 Free

Myles Turner

On weekends, we often see unusual NBA start times. As a result, Saturday is like four daily fantasy “seasons,” not just one. At 5:00 EST, you can enter Early contests at DraftKings that span just two games, and/or All Day contests on the full seven-game slate. Our sample lineup and Short List offers advice for the largest pools at 7:00, covering the five evening games, and you can play Late (8:00) on the final three. [Read more…]

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Five Things To Watch: Denver Nuggets

Jusuf Nurkic Nuggets

 Just over two years ago, the Denver Nuggets appeared to be riding high. Flourishing after the trade of superstar Carmelo Anthony, they had posted an NBA franchise-record 57 wins, had both the Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year and were headed into the Western Conference playoffs as the third seed with a glistening 38-3 home record. It is remarkable how quickly things change in the NBA. The Nuggets were upset in the first round by the Golden State Warriors,

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Draft Prep: NBA Positional Overview

Thunder

The NBA is currently mid-stage in one of its follow-the-leader transitions. This era has been in process for several years. Previously it was called position-less basketball; today we’re calling it small ball. [Read more…]

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