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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller



Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2254 articles so far, you can find them below.


Giannis Antetokounmpo Drops 45 Points During Dominating Effort

Milwaukee Bucks guard/forward Giannis Antetokounmpo made his case for the league’s MVP Award during Thursday’s win over the Philadelphia 76ers, finishing with 45 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and five blocks. It was as recently as March 17 that Antetokounmpo collected a career-high 52 points and 16 rebounds against the Sixers, so while Thursday’s performance... Read More

6 months ago

Eric Gordon Camps Out Behind Arc In Victory

Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon had a delightfully Gordon-esque performance during Wednesday’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers. He finished with 15 points, all of which came on his 5-for-10 effort from behind the three-point line. With not one of his shot attempts coming from inside the arc, it’s little surprise that he contributed... Read More

6 months ago

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Collects Team-High 20 Points In Loss

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander shot 8-for-16 from the floor during Wednesday’s defeat at the hands of the Houston Rockets, en route to his team-best 20-point effort. The Clippers’ star rookie has now dropped at least 20 points in three of his last four games, after having two such performances prior to that... Read More

6 months ago

Clint Capela Continues Rebounding Dominance In Win

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela collected 15 rebounds during Wednesday’s victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, giving him 14 consecutive outings of double-digit boards to his credit. Capela has averaged 16.2 points per game and shot 68.1 percent from the floor in that span, helping him ascend to second in the league in field-goal percentage... Read More

6 months ago

Chris Paul Collects 29 Points Across 27 Minutes

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul didn’t need a full outing to log his second-highest points total of the year, racking up 29 points in just 27 minutes during Wednesday’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul shot 10-for-19 against his former club, including going 5-for-8 from three-point range, dropping seven dimes and snatching four... Read More

6 months ago


James Harden Drops Team-High 31 Points In Victory

Houston Rockets point/shooting guard James Harden paved the way with a 31-point performance during Wednesday’s convincing win over the Los Angeles Clippers. It was a calm offensive performance by Harden’s standards, with his 15 shot attempts marking his fewest in a contest since Dec. 15. He would finish 10-for-12 from the free-throw line, while adding... Read More

6 months ago

Ian Clark Fires Up Career-High 12 Three-Point Attempts

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Ian Clark took on an expanded offensive role during Wednesday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets, collecting 17 points on 7-for-18 shooting, including going 3-for-12 from behind the three-point line. His 12 attempts from deep set a new career high as New Orleans attempts to give him expanded run down the... Read More

6 months ago

Julius Randle Posts Another Dominant Double-Double

New Orleans Pelicans power forward/center Julius Randle poured in 34 points during Wednesday’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets, adding 11 rebounds for his 30th double-double of the season. With Anthony Davis once again out of the fold, Randle feasted and shot 12-for-19 overall, including 3-for-5 from behind the three-point line. With the Pelicans providing few... Read More

6 months ago

Frank Kaminsky Goes For Season-High 21 Points

Charlotte Hornets power forward/center Frank Kaminsky collected a season-best 21 points off the bench during Wednesday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans. He shot 6-for-13 from the floor overall, adding three made triples and six rebounds for what was likely his best fantasy performance of the season. His scoring outburst comes on the heels of... Read More

6 months ago

Kemba Walker Leads Charge With Team-High 32 Points

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker dropped 32 points to lead his squad during Wednesday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Walker continues to attempt to pull Charlotte toward a playoff berth, seeing a massive workload on a nightly basis, adding seven assists, three rebounds, two steals and a 12-for-13 outing from the free-throw stripe... Read More

6 months ago


Devonte' Graham Drops Career-High 13 Points Off Bench

Charlotte Hornets point guard Devonte' Graham delivered instant offense off the bench during Wednesday’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans, collecting a career-high 13 points on a career-best three made triples across 16 minutes. He also added five assists and two rebounds while filling in for the injured Tony Parker. Graham’s fantasy ceiling is capped... Read More

6 months ago

Marc Gasol Packs Stat Sheet During Victory

Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol delivered across multiple categories during Wednesday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets, finishing with eight points, nine rebounds, six assists and four steals, while also knocking down two triples. His early season numbers as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies have gone by the wayside as his role has been minimalized... Read More

6 months ago

Spencer Dinwiddie Remains Ice-Cold From Long Range In Loss

Brooklyn Nets point/shooting guard Spencer Dinwiddie has been unable to find his stroke from long range over the past week, piling up another 0-fer during Wednesday’s defeat to the Toronto Raptors. Dinwiddie shot 6-for-10 from inside the arc, but 0-for-6 from behind it, making him 0-for-15 from long range over the past three games and... Read More

6 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Continues Offensive Onslaught In Loss

Brooklyn Nets point/shooting guard D'Angelo Russell finished Wednesday’s defeat to the Toronto Raptors 11-for-25 from the floor, including 5-for-10 from deep, en route to a 27-point performance. He has now attempted at least 10 shots from behind the arc in seven of his last eight games and taken 20 or more shots in eight of... Read More

6 months ago

Serge Ibaka Racks Up 23-Point Double-Double Off Bench

Toronto Raptors power forward/center Serge Ibaka needed just 24 minutes as a reserve to pile up 23 points and 12 rebounds during Wednesday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets. Ibaka’s dominance marks his third double-double in his last four outings, also tying his career high with five made threes on five attempts. Despite coming off the... Read More

6 months ago


Pascal Siakam Notches 28 Points During Double-Double

Toronto Raptors power forward Pascal Siakam collected 28 points and 10 rebounds during Wednesday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets, good for his 17th double-double of the year. Siakam also tossed in five assists and three made triples to pad his stat line, leading the Raptors in scoring for the 10th time during 2018-19. Toronto’s breakout... Read More

6 months ago

Alex Caruso Dishes Out Season-High Seven Assists

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard/small forward Alex Caruso continued his solid play off the bench during Tuesday’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Caruso received another 29 minutes of action, piling up 15 points to go along with a season-high seven assists, even adding two rebounds and two steals. The Lakers are an intriguing collaboration... Read More

7 months ago

Paul George Packs Stat Sheet During Win

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George played second fiddle to Russell Westbrook’s historic performance in Tuesday’s victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, but he still managed to contribute across multiple categories. George logged 19 points, six rebounds, five assists, five steals and three made triples in 38 minutes. It has been a dazzling season... Read More

7 months ago

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Knocks Down Quintet Of Triples

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tied his season high by logging 40 minutes during Tuesday’s defeat to the Oklahoma City Thunder, firing up 10 triples in that span while making five of them. He has now hit at least five threes in three of his last five outings, averaging 20.1 points per game... Read More

7 months ago

Jerami Grant Continues Three-Point Development

Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Jerami Grant knocked down four triples during Tuesday’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers, giving him four consecutive contests with multiple threes made. He finished with 22 points overall Tuesday, chipping in five rebounds, continuing to develop into a well-rounded offensive threat for the Thunder just prior to the start... Read More

7 months ago


Russell Westbrook Records Historic 20-20-20 Outing

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook made history during Tuesday’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers, becoming just the second player in NBA history to record a 20-20-20 performance, joining only Wilt Chamberlain, who did so in 1968. Westbrook finished with 20 points, 21 assists and 20 rebounds, an impressive all-around outing, even while... Read More

7 months ago

LaMarcus Aldridge Notches Double-Double During Win

San Antonio Spurs power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge collected his 30th double-double of the year during Tuesday’s win over the Atlanta Hawks, logging 16 points and 11 rebounds across 38 minutes. With Atlanta staggeringly thin in the frontcourt, it was surprising to see Aldridge get just 11 shot attempts, but the Spurs had all five starters... Read More

7 months ago

Trae Young Held In Check During Defeat

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young failed to make a three-point bucket during Tuesday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs, finishing 5-for-15 from the floor overall en route to a 15-point performance. The Hawks were supremely thin in the frontcourt, which allowed the Spurs defense to hone in on Young, who went three-less for just... Read More

7 months ago

Derrick White Scores 23 Points In Uber-Efficient Outing

San Antonio Spurs point/shooting guard Derrick White shot 10-for-12 from the floor during his team’s win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, notching 23 points in an outing for the third time this year. He tied his season high with three made triples, also pitching in four rebounds and three assists across his 31 minutes.... Read More

7 months ago

DeMar DeRozan Knocks Down Season-High 15 Free Throws

San Antonio Spurs shooting guard/small forward DeMar DeRozan got to the free-throw line early and often during Tuesday’s win over the Atlanta Hawks, ultimately finishing 15-for-16 from the charity stripe, setting a new season high in makes. It was another dominating performance from DeRozan, who finished with 29 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and two... Read More

7 months ago


Kent Bazemore Pours In 26 Points Across 24 Minutes

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard/small forward Kent Bazemore didn’t need a pile of minutes to unleash a scoring barrage during Tuesday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. His 26 points off the bench in just 24 minutes mark his highest points total off the bench this year and his most points logged in a game since... Read More

7 months ago

Harry Giles To Miss Remainder Of Year

Sacramento Kings power forward/center Harry Giles has been shut down for the final five games of the year due to a bruised left thigh. There’s little reason for Giles to push through the injury with the Kings having already been eliminated from playoff contention. He finishes his first professional season with 58 games played, averaging... Read More

7 months ago

Kyle Kuzma To Miss Tuesday’s Contest

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Kyle Kuzma has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to left foot tendinitis. Kuzma had been tagged as questionable to play earlier in the day, but his absence will once again pave the way for the Lakers to have to get creative with the... Read More

7 months ago

Damyean Dotson Knocks Down Six Triples In Win

New York Knicks shooting guard/small forward Damyean Dotson was red-hot from behind the arc in Monday’s victory over the Chicago Bulls, shooting 6-for-7 from three-point range. He entered the game as cold as can be, having gone a combined 3-for-26 from deep over his last four games. He is now shooting 37.4 percent from long... Read More

7 months ago

Luke Kornet Goes For Career-High 24 Points In Victory

New York Knicks power forward/center Luke Kornet dropped a new career high during Monday’s win over the Chicago Bulls, finishing with 24 points across 28 minutes, shooting 8-for-11 overall and 5-for-7 from behind the three-point line. He also added six rebounds and three blocks, once again excelling in his return to the starting five. Kornet’s... Read More

7 months ago


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