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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller



Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 3589 articles so far, you can find them below.


Mike Conley Ruled Out For Wednesday’s Contest

Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley will miss Wednesday’s game versus the Miami Heat due to an illness. His absence will mark his second contest in a row on the sidelines, paving the way for Jordan Clarkson to continue seeing an elevated role off the bench. Conley has returned to form over his last four... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jabari Parker Ruled Out Wednesday, Will Debut After Break

Sacramento Kings small/power forward Jabari Parker will be held out of Wednesday’s contest versus the Dallas Mavericks as he works his way back from shoulder surgery. Head coach Luke Walton cited the team’s desire to get Parker further acclimated before making his debut, noting that he plans on making Parker part of the mix after... Read More

2 weeks ago

Terry Rozier, Cody Zeller Set To Be Sidelined Wednesday

The Charlotte Hornets will be without point/shooting guard Terry Rozier (knee) for Wednesday’s game versus the Minnesota Timberwolves and are unlikely to have the services of center Cody Zeller as well. Bismack Biyombo and Caleb Martin have been announced as starters in their wake, giving them a path to being rostered in DFS for those that... Read More

2 weeks ago

Karl-Anthony Towns To Miss Wednesday’s Contest

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been ruled out for Wednesday’s game versus the Charlotte Hornets due to a left wrist injury, ending his first half. James Johnson will serve as the team’s starting center, giving him considerable DFS upside due to his low price tag. Towns’ absence marks his first since Jan. 15, having... Read More

2 weeks ago

Serge Ibaka Cleared To Suit Up Wednesday

Toronto Raptors power forward/center Serge Ibaka has been given the green light to play in Wednesday’s game versus the Brooklyn Nets after previously being tagged as questionable due to an illness. Ibaka missed the team’s previous outing and will reclaim his spot in the starting five with Marc Gasol (hamstring) unavailable. In 20 prior starts... Read More

2 weeks ago


FanDuel NBA DFS Lineup Picks (2/12/20): Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice

The prospect of staring down one final full slate of NBA DFS action before the All-Star break is upon owners. The 11-game slate Wednesday means that there will be just two contests Thursday, which gives this evening’s slate a feeling of finality until next week. As is normally the case with such an expansive slate,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Danilo Gallinari Held In Check From Field During Loss

Oklahoma City Thunder small/power forward Danilo Gallinari accrued 15 points during Tuesday’s defeat to the San Antonio Spurs but finished 4-for-16 from the floor, including 2-for-7 from behind the arc. While Gallinari added eight rebounds and three assists to continue his steady production, his field-goal percentage marked his poorest shooting performance since Dec. 14. By... Read More

2 weeks ago

Steven Adams Returns To Double-Double Column

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams notched his first double-double in nearly a month during Tuesday’s defeat to the San Antonio Spurs. Adams shot 4-for-9 from the floor and finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds, further packing his stat sheet with four steals and two assists; his double-double marked his 17th of the year... Read More

2 weeks ago

Chris Paul Drops Season-High 31 Points During Defeat

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul was clicking on all cylinders during Tuesday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs, shooting 12-for-18 from the floor en route to a season-best 31-point showing. He was particularly aggressive from behind the arc, shooting 5-for-9, also setting a season high in three-point attempts. In addition to the scoring,... Read More

2 weeks ago

LaMarcus Aldridge Ties Season-High 14 Boards In Double-Double

San Antonio Spurs power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge again saw an increased workload during Tuesday’s win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, finishing with 25 points and a season-high-tying 14 rebounds. The absence of DeMar DeRozan (back) paved the way for Aldridge to finish 9-for-20 from the field, also tying his season high with 39 minutes of... Read More

2 weeks ago


Dejounte Murray Drops Career-High 25 Points In Win

San Antonio Spurs point/shooting guard Dejounte Murray needed just 27 minutes to set a new career high in scoring with 25 points during Tuesday’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Murray saw an increased offensive role with DeMar DeRozan (back) ruled out, as he also grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists to pack... Read More

2 weeks ago

Patty Mills, Derrick White Combine To Lead Second Unit

San Antonio Spurs point/shooting guards Patty Mills and Derrick White combined to drop 37 points off the bench during Tuesday’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Without DeMar DeRozan (back) available, Mills and White took on increased offensive roles; Mills finished 7-for-13 from the field overall en route to 20 points, while White finished an... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kyle Korver To Miss Wednesday’s Contest

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard/small forward Kyle Korver has been ruled out for Wednesday’s game versus the Indiana Pacers due to back soreness. Korver joins Giannis Antetokounmpo (personal) and George Hill (hamstring) on the inactive list, with Donte Divincenzo and Pat Connaughton likely to take on a larger role with the second unit with Korver out... Read More

2 weeks ago

Brandon Ingram Will Miss Tuesday’s Contest

New Orleans Pelicans small/power forward Brandon Ingram has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game versus the Portland Trail Blazers due to an ankle sprain. Josh Hart will enter the starting five in his place and see increased DFS attention, along with many of his teammates, who are likely to absorb Ingram’s 18 shot attempts per... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mike Conley Picks Up Questionable Designation For Wednesday

Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley is dealing with an illness that has forced the team to tag him as questionable for Wednesday’s contest against the Miami Heat. Conley has reentered the starting five over the past four games and looked much like his old self, averaging 20.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.8 assists per... Read More

2 weeks ago


Jabari Parker Questionable To Make Kings Debut Wednesday

Sacramento Kings small/power forward Jabari Parker is nearing a debut with his new squad, although it’s unclear if that will come Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks as he recovers from shoulder surgery that has kept him sidelined since Jan. 3. Parker is currently questionable for the contest, but his return would be a boon for... Read More

2 weeks ago

Dario Saric To Miss Seventh Straight Game Wednesday

Phoenix Suns small/power forward Dario Saric has been ruled out well in advance of Wednesday’s contest versus the Golden State Warriors due to an ankle sprain. Saric’s absence will mark his seventh in a row, as Cameron Johnson and Mikal Bridges are likely to continue seeing an increased workload with him sidelined. Saric had seen... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kevon Looney Tagged As Questionable For Wednesday

Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney is deemed questionable to play in Wednesday’s game versus the Phoenix Suns due to a sore left hip. Looney has come off the bench in each of Golden State’s last five games, but has provided very little by way of fantasy contributions, averaging just 2.9 points and 3.1 rebounds... Read More

2 weeks ago

Mitchell Robinson, Maurice Harkless Likely To Play Wednesday

The New York Knicks are expected to have both center Mitchell Robinson and small/power forward Maurice Harkless at their disposal for Wednesday’s contest versus the Washington Wizards after both were initially deemed questionable for the contest. Both Robinson and Harkless have been upgraded to probable, with the latter in line to make his Knicks debut... Read More

2 weeks ago

DeMar DeRozan Ruled Out For Tuesday’s Game

San Antonio Spurs shooting guard/small forward DeMar DeRozan has officially been deemed unavailable to play in Tuesday’s contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to back spasms. The absence marks both his second in a row and second all season, as Lonnie Walker IV should again be in line to enter the starting five in... Read More

2 weeks ago


Deandre Ayton Tagged As Questionable For Wednesday

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton has been listed as questionable to return for Wednesday’s game versus the Golden State Warriors due to a sore left ankle. Ayton was absent from Monday’s contest, which paved the way for Cheick Diallo to see an enormous 39-minute workload in the frontcourt. Ayton had been particularly rolling over his... Read More

2 weeks ago

Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk Likely To Make Return Wednesday

Detroit Pistons shooting guard/small forward Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is tagged as probable to suit up for Wednesday’s contest versus the Orlando Magic following a five-game absence due to a strained right hip. Mykhailiuk’s return would likely cut into the minutes of Langston Galloway and Bruce Brown, as the sharpshooter had scored in double figures in 11... Read More

2 weeks ago

Will Barton, Michael Porter Jr. To Miss Wednesday’s Game

The Denver Nuggets will be without both shooting guard/small forward Will Barton and small/power forward Michael Porter Jr. when they take the floor Wednesday against the Los Angeles Lakers to close out the first half. Barton will miss his fourth consecutive contest due to an inflamed right knee, while Porter is out of the mix... Read More

2 weeks ago

Kevin Love Tagged As Questionable For Wednesday

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward/center Kevin Love has his status up in the air for Wednesday’s contest versus the Atlanta Hawks due to a sore right Achilles. Love has played in each of the team’s 12 previous outings, with a potential absence likely paving the way for Larry Nance Jr. to enter the starting five. Even... Read More

2 weeks ago

Giannis Antetokounmpo To Miss Second Straight Game Wednesday

Milwaukee Bucks small/power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will stay sidelined for Wednesday’s game versus the Indiana Pacers due to personal reasons. Ersan Ilyasova entered the starting five in his place Monday and once again figures to see increased DFS attention due to his upside when Antetokounmpo is unavailable. The absence marks the sixth of the year... Read More

2 weeks ago


Anfernee Simons Cleared To Suit Up Tuesday

Portland Trail Blazers point/shooting guard Anfernee Simons has been given the thumbs up to return to action for Tuesday’s contest against the New Orleans Pelicans after a one-game absence due to a concussion. Simons should be in line to reclaim his role off the bench against the up-tempo Pelicans, potentially suppressing Gary Trent Jr.'s role,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Anthony Davis Rattles Off 25-Point Double-Double In Win

Los Angeles Lakers power forward/center Anthony Davis recorded his third consecutive double-double during Monday’s victory over the Phoenix Suns. Davis faced little resistance from a Phoenix frontcourt that was without both Deandre Ayton (ankle) and Aron Baynes (hip), collecting 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists across 31 minutes. Davis has now reeled off at... Read More

2 weeks ago

Dwight Howard Posts Seventh Double-Double Of Season

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard took advantage of the Phoenix Suns’ lack of depth in the frontcourt Monday, shooting a perfect 6-for-6 from the field en route to a 14-point, 15-rebound double-double. After playing 17 minutes combined in his two prior outings, Howard thrived across his 25 minutes against Phoenix, tying his second-highest rebounding... Read More

2 weeks ago

Rajon Rondo Drops Season-High 23 Points Off Bench

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo ramped up his offensive aggressiveness during Monday’s victory over the Phoenix Suns, logging a season-best 23 points on 9-for-15 shooting, tying for his second-most shots from the field in a single outing all year. In addition to the scoring, he also piled up six assists and four rebounds,... Read More

2 weeks ago

Malik Monk Keys Second Unit With 17-Point Outing

Charlotte Hornets point/shooting guard Malik Monk continued his recent run of impressive scoring during Monday’s victory over the Detroit Pistons, collecting 17 points on 5-for-10 shooting overall as a reserve. For the first time all season, Monk has knocked down multiple three-pointers in three straight games, having also added three rebounds and three steals to... Read More

2 weeks ago


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