DraftKings Advice: I Like LeBron James; Win $30,000 Free

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It’s a tough choice for our headline player tonight. Stephen Curry $10700 and the Warriors have won 39 straight at home since losing exactly one year ago. James Harden $10000 has three triple-doubles in four games. Russell Westbrook $10600 and Kevin Durant $9800 were fantastic last night. [Read more…]

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Fantasy Spin: Thunder Rolling; Win $50,000 Cash Tonight For $3 (Or Free)

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On a fairly quiet NBA Tuesday, DraftKings is making noise with some terrific prizes. If you’ve already signed up, there’s a $400,000 contest that pays $50K for the highest score and a guaranteed $350K to almost 32,000 other winners. Entry fee is a mere three bucks per team, but if you’re new to DK and make a minimum $5 deposit, it’s free! [Read more…]

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Five Things To Watch: Cleveland Cavaliers

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In his essay in Sports Illustrated last summer, LeBron James famously wrote, “I’m not promising a championship. I know how hard that is to deliver. We’re not ready right now. No way.” His prediction turned out to be correct – the Cleveland Cavaliers did not win the championship.  Objectively, 2014-15 was still the best season in the history of the franchise.  They made it to the NBA Finals for just the second time, won a Finals game for the first time,

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James reacts to the re-signing of J.R. Smith by the Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have mostly taken care of business this summer in terms of bringing back core pieces that helped bring the team to the NBA Finals last season. They remain in a standoff situation with Tristan Thompson, who reportedly turned down a good deal of money hoping for more. They did, however, come to an agreement with J.R. Smith, who has agreed to sign with the team for another two years. [Read more…]

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Top Remaining Free Agents — Aug. 8 Edition (UPDATED)

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As I said recently on NBC Sports Radio and in my previous free agent rankings — there are still bargains to be had on the free agent market. Just ask the New York Knicks, who landed Kevin Seraphin on a one-year, $2.8 million deal. Seraphin was No. 1 on our previous free agency rankings. Seraphin turned down several significant offers for a better chance at playing time with the prospect of cashing when the salary cap spikes next summer. [Read more…]

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Top 10 Remaining Free Agents: Aug. 7 Edition

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As I said recently on NBC Sports Radio and in my previous free agent rankings — there are still bargains to be had on the free agent market. Just ask the New York Knicks, who landed Kevin Seraphin on a one-year, $2.8 million deal. Seraphin was No. 1 on our previous free agency rankings. Seraphin turned down several significant offers for a better chance at playing time with the prospect of cashing when the salary cap spikes next summer. [Read more…]

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PODCAST: Michael Scotto on NBA Free Agency

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The 2015 NBA free agency period in July started off with a bang that lived up to the hype and more thanks to the “Days of Our Lives” soap opera that was the DeAndre Jordan saga, LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the Spurs and many more lucrative deals. With August upon us, we now enter the bargain-shopping phase of free agency. In my latest top 10 free agents list, I updated possible destinations for Kevin Seraphin, J.R. Smith, Carlos Boozer, Norris Cole and

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