The most productive NBA players cost a small fortune relative to the $50K salary cap at DraftKings. It’s impossible to squeeze all of them into an 8-man lineup, but Russell Westbrook $12300 is a triple-double machine until Kevin Durant (hamstring) returns. [Read more…]
The unexpected firing of Kevin McHale might wake up the sputtering Rockets. James Harden $10100 and Dwight Howard $7500 are strong plays tonight at home against Portland, with Terrence Jones $6200 and Trevor Ariza $5600 also worth considering in DFS contests at DraftKings. [Read more…]
With the Utah Jazz missing defensive stalwart Rudy Gobert due to a tweaked ankle, it was up to power forward Derrick Favors to step up as the starting center against the Miami Heat on Thursday. And boy, did he step up. [Read more…]
The youth movement at power forward has arrived in the form of Anthony Davis and Blake Griffin. Derrick Favors, a fellow rising talent who has improved across the board over the past five seasons, missed the cut in our top 10 rankings. However, don’t be surprised if Favors joins the rankings in a year or so from now. At 23, his best basketball is ahead of him and he is just scratching the surface of his ceiling as a player for
This may become one of the most entertaining seasons in Utah Jazz history. The prospect of Quin Snyder coaching a talented young core led by growing stars Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert has elicited quiet whispers about making the playoffs. Will the Jazz’s supporting cast lift them up or let them down? What is GM Dennis Lindsey doing, and will his risks pay off in the long term? Basketball enthusiasts should watch the Jazz this season just to see how
Which are the most underrated NBA players at each position? Which players have the capability to breakout and achieve stardom this season? Let’s take a look at which players are the likeliest and why. [Read more…]
The NBA formally announced its 34-player roster for the 2015 USA Basketball minicamp, where coach Mike Krzyzewski will begin the process of narrowing the field down to the final 12-man roster that will represent the US at the 2016 Olympics.Just Announced: @USABasketball Announces 34 Player Roster For 2015 #USABMNT Minicamp in Las Vegas! pic.twitter.com/GBzNjrTwGt — NBA (@NBA) August 6, 2015 The minicamp, to be held from Tuesday through Thursday of next week in Las Vegas, is a virtual “Who’s Who” of NBA stars.
With 13 NBA games tonight, there are several excellent players to choose from in every salary range at DraftKings but strategy begins at the highest level. [Read more…]