Tweet of the Night: Rudy Gobert says statistics don’t tell the whole story, Evan Fournier believes he’s talking about Hassan Whiteside

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It’s easy to fall in love with the statistics of certain players in the league, but numbers don’t always tell the whole story. Sometimes numbers don’t do certain players justice. Take Draymond Green, for example. He is a walking triple-double threat on a nightly basis and you might say his ability to collect them like few in the league can explains what he does on the floor. However, his versatility on the defensive end – switching back and forth from power

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Sprung: What Has Gone Right and Wrong for Eastern Conference Contenders

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For the first time in roughly two decades, the Eastern Conference is better than the Western Conference from top to bottom. Nine East teams are at .500 or better – nearly twice as many teams as last season, when sixth-seeded Milwaukee finished 41-41. And the East actually has a winning record against the West this season at 100-98 What changed so quickly from last season, when articles were written about how there was the greatest disparity in conference strength in recent memory? “I

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Fantasy Spin: Injuries & Roster Moves Affecting Daily Values

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An 11-game Monday slate is capped by the 28-1 Warriors hosting Sacramento. Stephen Curry $10700, Draymond Green $9300, Klay Thompson $7300 and Andrew Bogut $4200 are extremely well rested — just two games in nine days — while the Kings somehow lost at home last night to the short-handed Blazers. [Read more…]

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