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NBA: JAN 25 Thunder at Cavaliers
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The first thing I do when preparing to write my NBA DFS column is hit refresh on a lot of the tabs I have open from the previous days research.  When my sportsbook page finally loaded, I scanned down the page to see that I was missing only one game’s

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The Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley (11).
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We’re thrilled to be taking part in the inaugural FanDuel Partners Basketball Championship(FPBC). For the next five weeks, every Wednesday and Friday, we face off against the other top 8 Daily Fantasy Sports sites in an elite tournament, to see who can build the best lineups.  The team with the highest aggregate

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NBA: FEB 07 Hawks at Magic
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Last night’s six game NBA DFS slate was chock full of fantastic value plays and epic performances at the top.  Utilizing DraftKings’ scoring, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kevin Durant each eclipsed 60 DK points, with Thaddues Young making a cameo appearance in the 50 point range.  The

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NBA: JAN 26 Kings at Trail Blazers
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I apologize in advance if you read this piece looking for guidance on specific players to target (or avoid based on your opinion of me).  I decided last night that I needed to get out of the business of touting individual players in NBA DFS after players I recommended failed

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Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan.
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At DraftPros, we take great pride in the success of our ProTools, and the Player Rater is the key to how we built our lineup for the first round of the FanDuel Partners Championship.  We set out to do the following: Maximize the amount of FIVE STAR plays that we

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NBA: MAY 01 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal - Nets at Raptors - Game 5
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Last night’s five game slate ended up being a little more challenging than I expected it to be.  I figured that Sacramento-Denver was the game to target and while it ended up yielding plenty of fantasy fruit, Orlando-Philadelphia and Houston-Utah ended up being higher scoring games where the usual suspects

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NBA: NOV 13 Nets at Kings
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Last night was so strange.  It seemed like every player that was discussed anywhere had a good game, which made it really difficult to differentiate yourself.  Then we get to the late game, which had the largest spread and the most predictable outcome, and the highest owned player in most

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NBA: DEC 07 Clippers at Timberwolves
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Friday’s mega 14 game slate did not disappoint for high scores.  I personally put up my highest score of the season on Friday, scoring 355.5 DraftKings, good enough for a top 75 finish in a 35000+ entry GPP.  Saturday was even crazier, as players were dropping 400 point scores on

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NBA: DEC 14 Pelicans at Trail Blazers
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Tonight’s NBA DFS slate is the largest slate of the season.  We have to pick from a whopping 14 games, and frankly, there is almost too much to like about tonight.  We’ve all encountered slates before where we’re putting lineups together and you’re left with a certain amount of money

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NBA: MAR 02 Clippers at Timberwolves
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Welcome back, NBA DFS.  I want to save my more enthusiastic WELCOME BACK for tomorrow’s 14 game slate, but I’m happy we have action back in our lives every day for the next two months leading up to Major League Baseball’s first pitch.  The NBA All Star break lasts for

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NBA: DEC 02 Warriors at Hornets
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I’m not going to surprise anyone by saying that players who score actual points typically have an easier path to reaching or exceeding value in NBA DFS.  There are handfuls of players we roster on a daily basis that make our teams because of their contributions across multiple categories, but

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NBA: APR 03 Thunder at Grizzlies
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I never got to see Michael Jordan play live as a member of the Chicago Bulls.  When Jordan was busy winning MVPs, scoring titles, and NBA championships, tickets to Bulls’ games were extremely difficult to come by.  Imagine being on the season ticket waiting list throughout the dynasty years and

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February 04, 2016:  New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) looks to pass the ball during the NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.   Los Angeles Lakers defeated New Orleans Pelicans 99-96.  (Photograph by Stephen Lew/Icon Sportswire)
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As we wave good bye to the first half of the NBA DFS season, I strongly urge you to take tonight off.  If you’re mired in a slump or seeing up and down results, take tonight to just enjoy what should be two pretty decent, up-tempo, high-scoring games.  If you’re

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February 3, 2016  Oklahoma City Thunder Guard Russell Westbrook (0) backs into the paint while Orlando Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (4) plays defense  at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Torrey Purvey/Icon Sportswire)
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My NBA DFS team suffered a bit of bad luck last night, scoring only 251 DraftKings’ points.  Taj Gibson left his game with an injury and did not return and Andre Iguodala didn’t help matters with just 8.50 DK points but sometimes that’s the way it goes. Today, there are

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NBA: MAY 25 Western Conference Finals - Game 4 - Warriors at Rockets
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There are twelve games on the NBA calendar for tonight and 257 players to choose from. After factoring in the pace of the games and the defensive rankings against each position, I have come up with a player at each position that I think you need to target as well

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NBA: MAY 19 Western Conference Finals - Game 1 - Rockets at Warriors
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As I ride a February hot streak into tonight’s slate, there are a couple of angles I’m going to play that vary ever so slightly from what I’ve been doing thus far in 2016.  You might ask why I’d ruin a good thing by fixing something that’s not broken.  I’m

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NBA: MAR 09 Celtics at Heat
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It was a solid Monday night for my NBA DFS team as I finished with 287.25 DraftKings’ points led by Kyrie Irving, who finished with a season-high 32 points in a win against the Kings. J.R. Smith also exploited the Kings, hitting six three-pointers on his way to 35 DK

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NBA: MAR 18 Spurs at Bucks
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The big score is coming soon.  I can absolutely feel it.  I changed up my NBA DFS process only six days ago and I’m already seeing results.  I used my old process unsuccessfully for almost two months with small milestones popping up that led me to believe the process was

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NBA: MAY 13 Eastern Conference Semifinals - Game 5 - Wizards at Hawks
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There are ten games on the NBA calendar for tonight and 299 players to choose from. After factoring in the pace of the games and the defensive rankings against each position, I have come up with a player at each position that I think you need to target as well

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It was a wild weekend in the NBA, headlined by the showdown between Oklahoma City and Golden State on Saturday Night.  The game didn’t live up to the hype until the fourth quarter, when the Thunder crawled back from a double digit deficit to tie the game with under four

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