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NBA: JAN 04 Kings at Thunder
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As predicted, last night was filled with ugly matchups as four of the eight games were decided by 20+ points which undoubtedly hurt my team as I finished with 229.75 DraftKings’ points. I understand the matchup was ugly, but James Harden couldn’t buy a basket against the Spurs and Isaiah

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NBA: JAN 20 Heat at Wizards
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For the first time in my short NBA DFS career, I got “Pop’d”.  Gregg Popovich decided he was going to play matchups last night and he removed David West from his usual starting spot in relief of the inactive Tim Duncan.  West had been a reliable fill in for Duncan,

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NBA: DEC 23 Knicks at Cavaliers
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There are eight games on the NBA calendar for tonight and that gives us 240 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

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NBA: DEC 02 Warriors at Hornets
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For lack of a better word, tonight’s slate is gross, but there are no guarantees in NBA DFS, so there are certain positions and matchups that I am compelled to bring to your attention.  I’ll be honest with you, earlier in the season my cash game mind-set was a little

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NBA: MAR 06 Celtics at Pelicans
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It was a tough night for my NBA DFS team, as I finished with 242.75 DK points which unfortunately got me nowhere in most contests. DeMar DeRozan struggled against the Washington Wizards, who played an extremely physical game and essentially kept him out of the game. Kevin Durant was the

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NBA: APR 13 Nuggets at Clippers
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Last night’s slate revealed an excellent teaching point in regards to fading the chalk.  In cash games, especially in NBA DFS, it is not always wise to fade the chalk.  We’re trying to finish in the top half of the field and if a specific player is expected to be

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Dec. 3, 2015 - DAMIAN LILLARD (0) dunks the ball. The Portland Trail Blazers hosted the Indiana Pacers at the Moda Center. (Photo by David Blair/Zuma Press/Icon Sportswire)
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PG Damian Lillard (5 STAR RATING/42.26 FD Proj. pts) – Damian Lillard has been one of the best players in the league carrying a team that was not supposed to be competitive beyond expectations. While they haven’t had a great season from a record standpoint, it’s been a lot better

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NBA: APR 28 First Round - Game 5 - Spurs at Clippers
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Last night, my NBA DFS team finished with 289 DraftKings’ points which was good enough to win some cash prizes via DraftKings, but it was a difficult night considering Anthony Davis left the first half of the Pelicans-Rockets game with a concussion and did not return. DeMarcus Cousins continued his

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Philadelphia 76ers' Ish Smith (1).
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I made a panic move yesterday late in the day that cost me a much bigger day.  NBA DFS, like any DFS sport, is one that can be mastered if you go with your gut.  I take stances every day in this column that are occasionally right in line with

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daily fantasy basketball jan 26 spurs warriors
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For daily fantasy basketball owners, tonight’s Warriors vs Spurs matchup not only is an opportunity to watch the two best teams in the NBA square off, but also start some of them in their DFS lineups. We all love the top flight guys in Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond

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NBA: OCT 31 Warriors at Pelicans
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Tonight is DraftKings’ big NBA $500K Super Sharpshooter with a $3 entry fee and $100,000 to first place. There are nine games on the docket which means there are 270 players to choose from. How do you know who to choose? After factoring in the pace of the games and

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NBA: MAR 16 Rockets at Heat
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It was an interesting weekend of basketball that kicked off with David Blatt, the now former coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, getting the pink slip. Blatt wasn’t the sharpest tool in the shed, but the Cavs are still leading the Eastern Conference and there are certain things you can’t fix,

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Kawhi Leonard (2).
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I am routinely an advocate for chasing the best matchups in daily fantasy sports.  It’s pretty obvious to not target inexperienced quarterbacks playing in Seattle against the Seahawks or left handed batters facing Clayton Kershaw in a spacious ballpark.  We know that these DvP matchups are limited as far as

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The Sacramento Kings' Ray McCallum (3).
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PG Ray McCallum – Ray McCallum started in last night’s game over Patty Mills and I expect the same thing tonight if Tony Parker sits out again, so we can likely expect another 30 minutes out of McCallum tonight. The matchup tonight couldn’t get any better as the Spurs travel

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The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry.
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I’m back in the saddle for tonight’s nine game slate after a fantastic week in Dallas for the FSTA’s Winter Conference.  I had the opportunity to meet so many fantastic personalities in the fantasy community over the past few days and swap stories, ideas and information and I can sit

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NBA: APR 15 Thunder at Timberwolves
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“How you finish decides how you stand.” – Russell Westbrook It was a difficult night for me in the DFS world as my team finished with 239.75 DraftKings’ points, good enough for nothing but a lump of coal. Darren Collison, who was expected to exploit the Hawks’ defense, finished with

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LeBron James (23).
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“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” LeBron James Surprisingly, 257.25 DraftKings’ points won a great number of head to head contests which indicates just how difficult the slate was. Stephen Curry finished with 58.25 DraftKings’ points which held the team together and Rondo held his own as he finished

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The Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker.
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With an eleven game slate later tonight, there are a lot of moving parts and basketball is tough enough, so your friends at DraftPros are putting in some extra time with the hopes of helping you identify where the value is.  Finding value with larger slates can be like a

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NBA: JAN 17 Heat at Thunder
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“I say, ‘Why not’ to everything.” Russell Westbrook Last night was a difficult night to play DFS as there were four games that went to overtime while two finished in double overtime. That’s plenty of points, rebounds, and assists for players on those teams who were forced to play extended

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Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry.
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“If you’re patient, it’ll come.” – Kyle Lowry Happy Martin Luther King Day!  Here is my DFS team for this special holiday slate. Enjoy!   PG Kyle Lowry $8700DK (4 Star Rating/43.32 DK proj. pts) -In their last ten games, the Nets have given up an average 56.1 DraftKings’ points

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