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About JP 13

Born in Detroit, MI, lived through the Tigers WS and riots in 1968. Moved to Oregon in 1972 and watched the Blazers win it all in '77! Won my fantasy baseball league last year, and have won NBA and college fantasy leagues also.

JP 13 has written 77 articles so far, you can find them below.


Marvin Bagley III Stays Hot

Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III had a solid game Saturday against the Thunder, with 19 points and 10 rebounds. This was his fourth game in the last five in which he has scored in double figures, including games of 28 and 32 points. With season numbers of 13.6 points and seven rebounds, he is... Read More

12 months ago

Buddy Hield Rains On Thunder

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield had a big night Saturday against the Kings, with 34 points, five rebounds and four assists. It seems that arguing with his coach has inspired Hield as he certainly did not hesitate to put up his shot in this contest. With season averages of 20.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, he... Read More

12 months ago

Willy Cauley-Stein Records Double-Double

Sacramento Kings center Willy Cauley-Stein posted 10 points and 11 rebounds against the Thunder on Saturday. He's been in a bit of a scoring slump lately, only registering double figures in three of the last seven games. He's an option at center in deep formats only. He'll have a tough assignment against Karl-Anthony Towns and... Read More

12 months ago

Paul George Struggles Shooting

Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Paul George had an off night Saturday against the Kings, with 14 points on 4-for-19 shooting. He made up for it by snaring 13 rebounds. Even with the off night, his season totals of 28.9 points, eight rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.3 steals make him an elite option at forward. He'll... Read More

12 months ago

Russell Westbrook Lights Up Kings

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook poured in 41 points, 10 rebounds and four assists Saturday against the Kings. His season averages of 22.1 points, 11.3 rebounds, 11.1 assists and 2.2 steals make him the top option at guard in all formats. He'll have a tougher time Tuesday against the Nuggets in Denver, but still... Read More

12 months ago


Dwyane Wade Has Big Night Tuesday

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a big game against the Blazers on Tuesday with 22 points, nine rebounds and three assists. It was vintage D-Wade, much closer to his career numbers of 22.1 points, 4.3 assists and 3.7 rebounds. His season numbers of 12.3 points, 4.3 assists and 3.7 rebounds only make him an... Read More

1 year ago

Jake Layman Has Another Big Night

Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman dropped 25 points on the Heat on Tuesday, also adding eight rebounds. He has now scored in double figures in eight of the last 10 games. For those with an open roster spot in need of points, he is worth a look. He will have a good shot for... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. McCollum Leads Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum had a team-high 33 points against the Heat on Tuesday, also contributing two assists and five rebounds. He was 13-for-25 from the field and 7-for-14 from the three-point line. He is a very good source for points and will have another good performance Thursday against the Spurs.

1 year ago

Damian Lillard Records Double-Double

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard scored 13 points and had a team-high 10 assists on Tuesday against the Heat. The four-time All-Star continues to show elite status in all formats and he will be in line for another excellent performance on Thursday against San Antonio.

1 year ago

Damian Lillard Torches Suns

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard scored 24 points against the Suns on Thursday, his seventh game in a row with 24 points or more. He also added in three assists and three rebounds. He continues to be an elite option at guard in all formats. He'll have another big game Saturday against Atlanta.

1 year ago


Jusuf Nurkic Falls One Rebound Short Of Double-Double

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic nearly had another double-double against the Suns on Thursday with 16 points and nine rebounds. With season numbers of 15.1 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, he is a rock-solid option at center in all formats. He'll likely post a double-double on Saturday against the Hawks.

1 year ago

Jake Layman Trending Up

Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman recorded 20 points and eight rebounds against the Suns Thursday. His season numbers of 6.7 points and 2.6 rebounds are unimpressive, but he has now scored in double figures in six of the last seven contests. He has an excellent chance of keeping the streak alive on Saturday against... Read More

1 year ago

Kelly Oubre Jr. Pours In 18 Points

Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. had a solid game Thursday against the Blazers with 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists. His season numbers of 13.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and .9 assists make him a deep option for those needing points. He'll have a tough time replicating his performance Friday against the Nuggets in... Read More

1 year ago

Devin Booker Leads Suns On Thursday

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker scorched the Blazers on Thursday with 27 points on 9-for-20 from the field. His season totals of 24.2 points and 6.9 assists are 3.7 points and 1.9 assists over his career numbers. He is an excellent option at guard, although his numbers may dip Friday against the excellent defense of... Read More

1 year ago

Paul George Lights Up Blazers

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George scored 36 points against the Blazers on Tuesday, adding in eight rebounds and four assists. George's MVP-caliber season continues, and his season averages of 26.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals grant him elite fantasy status. He'll have another great outing Thursday against the Pelicans.

1 year ago


Russell Westbrook Records Triple-Double

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook posted a triple-double against the Blazers on Tuesday with 37 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds. It's still an incredible feat that Westbrook puts up on a nightly basis. He is averaging 21.6 points, 10.3 rebounds, 10.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game -- elite numbers at any position.... Read More

1 year ago

Jusuf Nurkic Posts Double-Double

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic recorded another double-double against the Thunder on Tuesday, the fifth in his last seven games and 24th of the season. Nurkic finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds. He is seventh in the league in double-doubles and is one of the best center options in the league. He'll likely... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. McCollum Deadly From Deep

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum had 31 points Tuesday on 7-for-12 from the three-point line. He also added in three assists and three rebounds. McCollum has steadily improved on his three-point percentage, which is now up to 34.3 percent, but it is still down from his career mark of 39.9 percent. He is a... Read More

1 year ago

Damian Lillard Solid Against Thunder

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was solid against the Thunder on Tuesday with 34 points, eight assists and five rebounds. Lillard continues to be the rock for the Blazers with 26.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 6.2 assists on the season. He is an elite option at guard in all formats and will have another... Read More

1 year ago

Kris Dunn Fills Up Stat Sheet

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn had a good game on Wednesday against the Blazers, logging 15 points, five rebounds and seven assists. His season numbers of 13.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.9 assists make him a fringe fantasy asset, but he is a player to keep on a watch list. He'll have a tougher assignment... Read More

1 year ago


Wendell Carter Jr. Stays Hot

Chicago Bulls forward Wendell Carter Jr. shot very well from the field on Wednesday against the Blazers, scoring 22 points on 7-for-9 from the floor. The rookie has been on a good roll lately, scoring in double figures in five of the last seven games. He should be on watch lists for points and rebounds.... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. McCollum With Hot Hand Wednesday

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum was sharp from the field against the Bulls on Wednesday with 24 points on 10-for-14 from the floor. He finished with four assists and three rebounds. McCollum is a good source for points, averaging 20.8 this season. He should have another good night on Friday against the Hornets.

1 year ago

Damian Lillard Posts Double-Double

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard kept his teammates happy on Wednesday against the Bulls, handing out a team-high 10 assists. He also finished with 16 points and one rebound. Lillard continues to be an elite option with 26.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game on the season. He'll have another All-Star-worthy performance... Read More

1 year ago

Buddy Hield Drops 27 Points On Blazers

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield scored 27 points against the Blazers on Tuesday, going 5-for-8 from the three-point line. With season averages of 19.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game he is a solid option at guard. He will have to work harder to get his points against the excellent defense of the... Read More

1 year ago

De'Aaron Fox Has An Off Night

Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox only managed 13 points and two assists against the Blazers on Tuesday. Despite the poor night, Fox is a good source for points and assists with 18.3 points and 7.7 assists on the season. Fox will have another challenging night on Thursday against the Nuggets.

1 year ago


Seth Curry Lights Up His Former Team

Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry had a big game on Tuesday against the Kings, with 18 points on 4-for-6 from the three-point line. Curry leads the league in three-point percentage, shooting 50 percent from beyond the arc. He'll have a tougher game on Friday against the Thunder, the fifth-ranked defense in the league.

1 year ago

Jusuf Nurkic Fills Up Stat Sheet

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic registered a large double-double on Tuesday against the Kings with 24 points, 23 rebounds, seven assists, five blocks and five steals. Nurkic continues to be a solid option at center in all formats with 14.5 points and 10.1 rebounds on the season. He'll face the good defense of the... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. McCollum Struggles From Beyond The Arc

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum put up 16 points, two assists and one rebound on Tuesday against the Kings. McCollum was 0-for-5 from the three-point line. His season three-point percentage of .337 is down significantly from his .400 career mark, but the season is still young. He is a good source of points and... Read More

1 year ago

J.J. Barea In The Giving Mood

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea recorded nine points and a team-high eight assists Sunday against the Blazers. He logged 20:15 minutes off the bench. Overall, he is a fringe fantasy asset with season numbers of 11.6 points and 5.5 assists per game. He should fare well against the Pelicans on Wednesday.

1 year ago

Harrison Barnes Strong From Deep

Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes was 5-for-8 from the three-point line against the Blazers on Sunday. He finished the night with 27 points, one rebound and no assists. He continues to be a good source for points with a season average of 18.1 points and 40.1 three-point percentage. He should fare well on Wednesday against... Read More

1 year ago


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