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About Jake Finnen - RotoBaller

I'm the Enes Kanter of Rotoballer. Triple-double no assists.

Jake Finnen - RotoBaller has written 345 articles so far, you can find them below.


RotoBaller NBA Roundup for Saturday, October 29th

Friday had a full slate of games and a lot of NBA action, including another massive game out of superstar Anthony Davis, who is looking every bit like the player we thought he would when we drafted him number one overall... last season.  Let's look back at what happened. Editor's Note: New users that sign... Read More

3 years ago

NBA Daily Fantasy Lineup Picks - FanDuel Basketball Advice for 10/29/16

I'll make this quick because I know you all probably skip this anyway. Blah, blah, my opinion on this crazy first few days of the season. Onto what matters, NBA DFS. I'll give you a heads up and not to brag buuutt I've been doing quite well lately in FanDuel and I plan to do... Read More

3 years ago

RotoBaller NBA Roundup for Friday, October 28th

Thursday brought us four games that ended the offseason for the last few teams in the league. With every team playing, we get some idea of where that team is headed and who is going to be fantasy relevant because that's what matters. I will do my best to recap the game and highlight the... Read More

3 years ago

RotoBaller NBA Season Preview with Jake and Trevor

It's finally here! The NBA season tips off today. Before diving into regular season fantasy hoops coverage, it's time for one last set of predictions for the year. RotoBaller experts Trevor Crippen and Jake Finnen are here today with their final picks for fantasy MVP, biggest bust, NBA Champion and more. Editor's Note: RotoBaller has... Read More

3 years ago

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Forwards to Avoid in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

Much like the rest of my avoid/busts articles, these are players that lack one or both of the main factors you need from a solid fantasy option, production and consistency. If you have both, good chances your team will do well. Just because these players may not be as consistent as you would have hoped,... Read More

3 years ago


Guards to Avoid in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

I'll keep this quick because the title says it all. These guards should be avoided during your 2016-17 fantasy basketball drafts due to their minimal potential in season-long formats. This does not mean to avoid them for daily games, because all players will have good games. But solid seasonal fantasy options need a combination of production... Read More

3 years ago

Centers to Avoid in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

In my last article I outlined some of the overvalued centers in the league.  This time I will be listing centers who you should simply avoid. These players have reasonable rankings according to Yahoo, and have multiple reasons why they will not be productive enough to help your team. Once again, these players aren't bad... Read More

3 years ago

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Three Overvalued Centers for Fantasy Basketball Drafts

Let me set one thing straight before I get started on my three overvalued NBA centers for the 2016-17 fantasy basketball season. Just because these players are on this list, does not mean that they are bad players. They are simply the centers I found to be overvalued according to their Yahoo ADP rank. That's... Read More

3 years ago

Seven Seconds or Harden: D'Antoni and the Rockets

After being a preseason favorite in the West, last year's Rockets stumbled out of the gate, fired head coach Kevin McHale, and limped into the playoffs under interim coach J. B. Bickerstaff.  This offseason they made big changes. First of all, Mike D’Antoni is now at the reigns of the Harden Express and his fast... Read More

3 years ago

Walking Again in Memphis: The Grizzlies Are Back

After a strong start to the season, last year's Memphis Grizzlies suffered a catastrophic series of injuries -- not only to all-star starters like Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, but also their backups Brandan Wright and Mario Chalmers -- leading to record setting number of 28 players who made an appearance for the Grizzlies. The... Read More

3 years ago


Will Joakim Noah Rebound in New York?

The addition of Derrick Rose was a deal that left a massive hole in the defense of the Knicks. It gave NY the offensive firepower it lacked but gave up Robin Lopez, a solid defensive option that was traded to the Bulls along with Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon. What the Knicks did next actually... Read More

3 years ago

NBA Sleepers Unleashed: Dennis Schroder and Mario Hezonja

The NBA recently saw two massive trades take place.  One sent Jeff Teague to Indiana, George Hill to Utah, and the 12th overall pick (Taurean Prince) to Atlanta, while the other sent Serge Ibaka to Orlando for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis to Oklahoma City.  While it's exciting to... Read More

3 years ago

Thad Young and the New Look Pacers

If adding Jeff Teague wasn't enough, the Pacers traded their 20th pick and future second round pick on draft night to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for 28-year old forward, Thaddeus Young. Brooklyn was a 21 win team last year and much of that is thanks to Thad. Averaging 15.1 points / 9.0 rebounds last... Read More

3 years ago

MLB DFS - Lineup Picks, Advice and Sleepers for DraftKings 9/24/15

On this Thursday, September 24th, 12 games will be played throughout the day. As always I will go by game exploiting the matchups that should have the most potential while considering price. This splits of the batters will be based on opposing starting pitcher handedness. I will be brief but will not sacrifice explaining the... Read More

4 years ago

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MLB DFS - Lineup Advice, Picks, and Sleepers for DraftKings 9/17/15

This Thursday has nine games on the slate starting with the Cubs traveling to Pittsburgh to face the Pirates at 12:35PM. The Athletics head to Chicago to play the White Sox at 2:10PM. Unfortunately, I am going to skip those games and head straight into the later games. I will say that both Kyle Hendricks... Read More

4 years ago


MLB DFS - Lineup Advice, Picks, and Sleepers for DraftKings 9/10/15

There are eight games this Thursday, September 10th, and paying high for pitching will be unnecessary. Every split that I have given for an offensive player is based on splits against the opposing pitcher. If Shin Soo-Choo faces Felix Hernandez, Soo-Choo stats will show his averages against RHP. All of my options that I have... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 9/3/15

There are only six games today which gives us limited options throughout the field. For the sake of assuming that the highest priced players are nearly automatic, I will go game by game and select one or two players from each team that is the perfect balance of potential and price. I will be using... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 8/27/15

Thursday, August 27th has 11 games on the schedule and you will need to find value in the field and stack up on the pitchers. Similar to the construction of my previous articles, I will go game by game to exploit specific matchups. For today's games, spending high on pitchers should result in a nice... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks and Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 8/20/15

With an 11 game slate on Thursday, August 20th, I will go game by game to exploit the most favorable matchups given the park, and weaknesses on each team. The key to winning in DFS tournaments is finding players with cheap prices and high ceilings. That is what my article will consist of. I will... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS - Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 8/13/15

On a day with only nine games, the options are limited. You need to make each pick worthwhile and be able to afford the top pitchers on Thursday, August 13th. I have gathered the statistical information from each game and have found the best matchups with reasonable prices. With fewer games, you need to find... Read More

4 years ago


FanDuel DFS - MLB Lineup Picks, Sleepers and Advice for 8/12/15

There are 15 games on the schedule today, which meant more work for me. I know that you do not want to go game by game to find the best DFS matchups, so I will gladly do that for you. I will exploit the matchups that have the best statistical probability to perform above expectations... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS - Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 8/6/15

With ten games today, August 6th, there are plenty of matchups to be uncovered. Luckily for you, I have already done the research. I'm going to touch on each game and reveal the best matchups. At the end of the article, I will compile all the players that should be started today into a list... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers – DraftKings Advice for 7/23/15

Today, Thursday July 23rd, includes 11 games and some excellent pitching throughout the league. I constructed this article a bit differently to address the match ups and best pitching options. Remember the potential that each player has given their circumstances. I find it is best to disregard the price at first and create your ideal... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS - Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 7/9/15

Today is an 11 game day with some potentially high scoring affairs across the board. The only match ups I am confident will be controlled by pitchers are both Los Angeles teams with Zack Greinke and Garrett Richards. Without further adieu, here are my MLB DFS lineup picks for DraftKings games for July 9th, 2015.... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS - Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/27/15

Editor's Note: If you play on DraftKings, you must check out our other Partner FanDuel - they're hosting a one-day Fantasy Baseball league tonight. It's just $5 to enter and pays out $75,000 in cash prizes, including 10K to 1st place!   Sign up Now and we'll give you free access to RotoBaller's Premium DFS Lineup Picks and Tools (a... Read More

4 years ago


MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/25/15

Editor's Note: If you play on DraftKings, you should check out our Partner FanDuel - they're hosting a one-day Fantasy Baseball league tonight. It's just $5 to enter and pays out $50,000 in cash prizes, including 10K to 1st place!  Sign up Now and we'll give you free access to RotoBaller's Premium DFS Lineup Picks and Tools (a $29.99... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/22/15

With seven games on Monday, June 22nd, the options are only slightly limited. In making the first draft of my lineup, I managed to have a remaining balance of $5,000. This is due to the number of solid value options that are available. The players I recommend consist mainly of infielders, as only one outfielder stuck... Read More

4 years ago

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MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/20/15

After another night of no sleep and intense MLB research, I have come up with the players and teams I am looking forward to watching on Saturday, June 20th. My advice may seem unorthodox or downright wrong but they are all made with proper support and some outside perspective. I like to believe that just... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/18/15

As the MLB slowly takes the reigns as the premier professional sport of the summer, highlight reels will be filling up with diving catches, innovative double plays, precise pitching, and of course, home run shots that would make Mark McGwire look like he was playing in a little league. Ok, that last part is not... Read More

4 years ago

MLB DFS Lineup Picks and Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 6/15/15

This Monday is the start to a new week. That means new beginnings and a great reason to put your losses behind you. Today is the day you start your new streak of cashing out on a daily basis. I believe in you, so believe in yourself. Below you'll find my DraftKings DFS Lineup picks... Read More

4 years ago


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