Eisenberg: Andre Roberson is Oklahoma City’s X-Factor. Yes, Really

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How do you measure the value of a bad shot that wasn’t taken? In the NBA, where flash outweighs substance to the common fan, it’s proven to be an exceedingly difficult proposition. And that’s the easiest way to explain why Andre Roberson of the Oklahoma City Thunder has struggled to find consistent minutes on the most star-studded team in the NBA. Glutted into a rotation with three other offensive-minded wings — Dion Waiters, Reggie Jackson and Anthony Morrow — Roberson has consistently sat on the end

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Fantasy Spin: Will The Thunder Keep Rolling?

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It’s a quiet Sunday in the NBA — only three games — on the eve of a busy holiday Monday. There are two start times at DraftKings; contests at 3:30 EST include the Pelicans game in Toronto, where Anthony Davis $11200 (toe) remains questionable. You can also play at 6:00, focusing on just two games. [Read more…]

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Fantasy Spin: Beat Chris Sheridan For Money

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No, this site’s founder and publisher is not a masochist. If you joined DraftKings from a Sheridan Hoops link — or sign up today — and finish ahead of Chris Sheridan in tonight’s $55,000 Layup, your account will be credited with an extra $2.00, refunding your entry fee. [Read more…]

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Photo of the Day: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Adam Silver

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-day tour of the United States. What was one of the first things they did besides getting off the airplane? They went to the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game on Monday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It was their first NBA game. But, even before that, the Duke and Duchess were with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver celebrating the new community partnership between the NBA and the Royal Foundation. [Read more…]

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Fantasy Spin: Clippers, Rockets Priced Right

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It’s Black Friday, so DraftKings has reduced prices to enter four of its biggest NBA contests. The $100K Crossover, normally $27 to enter, is “a steal at $25.99,” and the $20K Zone is “price slashed to $4.69” instead of the usual five bucks. [Read more…]

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Bernucca: Thunder’s Big Problem is Jackson, Not Westbrook or Durant

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There were two pieces of bad news coming out of Loud City this weekend. And there was a disproportionate reaction to the wrong one. There was far too much hand-wringing to the news that Russell Westbrook will be joining fellow Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on his broken right hand. The Thunder are going to survive November without Durant and Westbrook. They have 14 games between now and Dec. 1, the projected earliest return for

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