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About Dale Johnson - RotoBaller

Dale Johnson is born and raised in New Jersey. He recently graduated from George Mason University (class of '17) and moved to Northern Virginia. Dale fell in love with basketball in 2003 when his all-time favorite player, Dwyane Wade, was drafted. Ever since then, basketball has been his favorite sport and the Heat has been his go-to NBA team. Other interests include gaming, working out and 80s music. Follow him on twitter (@dmjohnsonnn)

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Coby White Will Play Through Ankle Injury

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bulls point guard Coby White (ankle) says he will play Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons. White tweaked his ankle during his pregame routine, but the injury is not enough to keep him out of the lineup. White will resume his normal role off the bench.

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Aron Baynes Ruled Out Ahead Of Thursday Night

Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (hip) has already been ruled out Thursday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. Baynes sat Tuesday's loss to the Sacramento Kings with a hip contusion and will miss his second straight on Thursday. The fact he is ruled out a day in advance is not a great sign. Frank Kaminsky... Read More

20 mins ago

Draymond Green Ruled Out With Soreness

Golden State Warriors forward/center Draymond Green (heel) will not play Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks. Green is dealing with heel soreness and also banged his elbow Tuesday night. This is the second night of a back-to-back for the Warriors and given the way they have treated injuries, it is no surprise they are sitting Green.... Read More

25 mins ago

Coby White A Game-Time Decision Wednesday

Chicago Bulls point guard Coby White (ankle) suffered an apparent ankle sprain before Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons. White suffered the injury during warm ups and is now a game-time decision. If White is unable to go, Tomas Satoransky and Kris Dunn will get extra run.

41 mins ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/20/19): NBA DFS Lineups

After a couple small slates to start the week, Wednesday's slate consists of 11 games with a ton of opportunity for value. We have six games with a projected over/under of at least 218 points. As we have seen in the early weeks of the season, we have a ton of injuries to monitor ahead... Read More

1 hour ago


Ricky Rubio And Frank Kaminsky Starting Tuesday

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubio (back) and forward/center Frank Kaminsky (hip) will both play and start against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday. Both Rubio and Kaminsky were game-time calls with their respective ailments, but neither were deemed serious enough to keep them out of play. With Aron Baynes (hip) out, Kaminsky should get all... Read More

22 hours ago

Aron Baynes Ruled Out Against Kings

Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (hip) will not play Tuesday against the Sacramento Kings. Baynes picked up a hip injury Monday night against his former team, the Boston Celtics. For now, the injury is not serious and the back-to-back set may have something to do with Baynes sitting out. Frank Kaminsky (hip) is a game-time... Read More

22 hours ago

Derrick White Will Sit Wednesday Night

San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White (foot) will not play Wednesday night against the Washington Wizards. White is dealing with some foot soreness, but the fact he was ruled out a day in advance is a little concerning. Without White in the lineup, Lonnie Walker IV will likely be backup point guard to Dejounte Murray.... Read More

23 hours ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/19/19): NBA DFS Lineups

The showtime Los Angeles Lakers headline Tuesday's four-game slate. LeBron James and Anthony Davis have lead the Lakers to a 11-2 record and currently sit atop the Western conference. With only four games, James and Davis are easily the highest priced players for Tuesday's slate. Both will be popular options for good reason. Let's find... Read More

1 day ago

Patrick Beverley Will Play Against Oklahoma City

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (calf) will play Monday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Beverley was questionable with a calf injury, but has healed up enough to play without a minutes restriction on Monday. Beverley's return will push either Terance Mann or Rodney McGruder to the bench. Mann was much more effective in the... Read More

2 days ago


Ricky Rubio Doubtful With Back Spasms

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubio (back) is doubtful to play Monday night against the Boston Celtics. Rubio popped up on the injury report late after suffering back spasms. The injury most likely occurred at some point during shootaround or warm-ups. The Suns play again on Tuesday in the middle of a five-game week, so... Read More

2 days ago

Kawhi Leonard Out Monday Against Thunder

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (knee) will miss Monday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Leonard has missed three straight games with a knee contusion, but was questionable coming into tonight and should be nearing a return. In Leonard's absence, Paul George and Lou Williams will lead the Clippers offense. Both will likely... Read More

2 days ago

Tyson Chandler Will Rest Monday

Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler (rest) will sit the first night of a back-to-back on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Clint Capela (concussion) is returning to the starting lineup after a concussion which will allow the Rockets to rest the veteran Chandler. With Capela back, Chandler loses most, if not all, of his fantasy... Read More

2 days ago

Kawhi Leonard And Patrick Beverley Questionable Monday

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (knee) and guard Patrick Beverley (calf) are listed as questionable for Monday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Both Leonard and Beverley have missed the past two games: one for a rest day and the other due to their respective ailments. Leonard's is particularly concerning considering his injury history and... Read More

3 days ago

Carmelo Anthony Signing With Portland

Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony will be signing with the Portland Trail Blazers, per Adrian Wojnarowski. This was a completely unexpected signing with Anthony out of the league for most of last season. There is a chance Anthony starts right away at the four over Nassir Little. If you need a scorer, Anthony might be worth... Read More

6 days ago


Mitchell Robinson Cleared To Play Off Bench Thursday

New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (concussion) will play, but he will come off the bench against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. This is great news for fantasy owners, since concussions can be tricky injuries. Robinson will most likely be limited in his first game back. Despite coming off the bench, Robinson will likely... Read More

6 days ago

Brandon Ingram Remains Sidelined Thursday

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (knee) will not play Thursday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Ingram was being treated as a true game-time decision, so it appears he will return sooner rather than later. With Ingram, Josh Hart (knee) and Lonzo Ball (groin) all out Thursday, Kenrich Williams and J.J. Redick will get... Read More

6 days ago

Jeff Teague Available Wednesday

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague (illness) is available to play Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Teague has been sidelined for four straight games with an illness, but finally feels good enough to take the floor. Jarrett Culver and Josh Okogie will take hits in value, but will likely still get decent playing... Read More

1 week ago

Paul George Out Wednesday, "Might Play" Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (shoulder) will not make his season debut Wednesday against the Houston Rockets. However, coach Doc Rivers said Paul George "might play" Thursday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Either way, George is nearing a return from shoulder surgery which should excite fantasy owners everywhere. Once George returns, Patrick Patterson will... Read More

1 week ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/13/19): NBA DFS Lineups

The Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers are all on the second night of back-to-back sets in Wednesday's slate. We also have the Los Angeles Clippers entering the first night of a back-to-back. Paul George (shoulder) is reported to make his return either Wednesday or Thursday. It is most likely that Kawhi... Read More

1 week ago


DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/12/19): NBA DFS Lineups

We are just in the fourth week of the long NBA season, but we have already experienced some serious injuries and suspensions. Tuesday's eight-game slate is headlined by the unfortunate news of De'Aaron Fox's ankle sprain. We also have a plethora of big names with injury tags, such as Ben Simmons (shoulder), Al Horford (rest),... Read More

1 week ago

De'Aaron Fox Will Be Reevaluated In Three-To-Four Weeks

Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox (ankle) suffered a left ankle sprain at the end of practice and will be reevaluated in three-to-four weeks. This is a tough blow for the Kings who are already without Marvin Bagley (thumb). In Fox's absence, either Cory Joseph, Yogi Ferrell or Bogdan Bogdanovic will start while the rest... Read More

1 week ago

Brandon Ingram A Late Scratch Monday Night

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (knee soreness) will not play Monday night against the Houston Rockets. This comes as a surprise with no previous reports of the injury. Since this is just soreness, it is likely the Pelicans are being cautious with their breakout player. Ingram's absence will allow Josh Hart to get a... Read More

1 week ago

Derrick Rose Starting Monday Against Minnesota

Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose (hamstring) will play and start Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rose has been nursing a hamstring injury and was originally questionable, but ultimately felt good enough to play. Rose will start with Reggie Jackson (back) still out, but it is possible Rose's minutes are monitored. The Pistons are also... Read More

1 week ago

Jeff Teague Will Remain On Sidelines Monday Night

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague (illness) will not play Monday night against the Detroit Pistons. Teague will miss his fourth straight game with an illness, but appears to be making progress. With Shabazz Napier (hamstring) also out, rookie Jarrett Culver will draw another start. Culver has been serviceable in the starting lineup, but the... Read More

1 week ago


Rodney Hood Ruled Out Sunday With Back Spasms

Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood (back) will not play Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks. Hood left his previous game with back spasms and was questionable coming into the contest. The spasms are not considered serious, but they are affecting Hood enough to make him sit out Sunday. Anfernee Simons, Kent Bazemore and possibly Nassir... Read More

1 week ago

Terrence Ross Will Play Sunday Against Indiana

Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross (knee) will play Sunday against the Indiana Pacers. Ross missed the previous two outings, but was expected to play Sunday after his knee made some progress. Ross has had trouble getting his game going this season and should be on the wire for most season-long leagues until he can string... Read More

1 week ago

Myles Turner Remains Sidelined Sunday

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (ankle) will sit out Sunday against the Orlando Magic. Turner was questionable coming into the contest still nursing a sprained ankle, but appears to be making process. Domantas Sabonis will get all the minutes he can handle with Goga Bitadze (concussion) also out. Turner's next chance to return to action... Read More

1 week ago

Justise Winslow Will Sit Thursday

Miami Heat guard/forward Justise Winslow (head) will miss Thursday's game against the Phoenix Suns. Winslow made his return to the court Tuesday and played 30 minutes, but has been dealing with headaches and will sit Thursday. This is the first leg of a back-to-back which could factor into the decision. Winslow's absence will likely move... Read More

2 weeks ago

Enes Kanter Will Miss Sixth Straight Game Thursday

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter (knee) will sit again Thursday against the Charlotte Hornets. Kanter is improving, but the Celtics reported he is not healthy enough to take an active roster spot from a healthy player. The good news for the Celtics is Daniel Theis (ankle) and Robert Williams (hip) are both active for Thursday's... Read More

2 weeks ago


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