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About Justin Carter - RotoBaller

Justin Carter is PhD candidate in creative writing at the University of North Texas. He writes about the NFL, NBA, and the WNBA here on RotoBaller. If he's not watching those things, he's either teaching college English or watching NASCAR.

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Chris Paul Posts Strong Game 4 Stat Line

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has quietly had a strong first-round series against the Utah Jazz and that continued in Monday’s Game 4 loss, with Paul scoring 23 points on 8-for-19 shooting to go along with eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals. While Paul only shot 25 percent from three in the game, his... Read More

8 months ago

Eric Gordon Effective In Game 4

Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon scored 16 points on 5-for-12 shooting — with all five made shots coming from beyond the arc — in Houston’s Game 4 loss to the Utah Jazz. He also added an assist, a block, and a rebound. Gordon is averaging 15.3 points per game in the series and is... Read More

8 months ago

James Harden Scores 30 Points In Game 4 Loss

Houston Rockets guard James Harden shot the ball better than he did in Game 3, but it wasn’t enough to net the Rockets the series sweep over the Utah Jazz. Harden scored 30 points on 8-for-19 shooting and was 6-for-12 from deep while adding four assists, three rebounds, and a pair of steals. He turned... Read More

8 months ago

Can You Trust Rookie Wide Receivers in Re-draft?

This upcoming NFL Draft feels like it's very heavy on wide receivers and light on running backs. For dynasty owners, that leads to a pretty simple result: draft the receivers at the top of your rookie draft. But in re-draft, there's long been this idea that rookie wide receivers aren't consistently useful in fantasy, that... Read More

8 months ago

P.J. Tucker Records Double-Double In Game 3

Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker scored 12 points on 3-for-11 shooting in Saturday’s Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz. He also added 10 rebounds and three assists while finishing 2-for-6 from three-point land. While it wasn’t a huge night for Tucker, he did the dirty work to keep the Rockets in the game while... Read More

8 months ago


Clint Capela Grabs 14 Rebounds In Game 3

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela scored 11 points on 5-for-9 shooting — and struggled to a 1-for-5 night from the free throw line — in Saturday’s Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz. Capela grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked a pair of shots. The Swiss big man generated most of his offense off assists from... Read More

8 months ago

Chris Paul Effective In Game 3 Win

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul scored 18 points on 7-for-15 shooting in Saturday’s Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz, going 2-for-7 from three and adding in four rebounds, four assists, and three steals. It wasn’t Paul’s best game, but he kept the Rockets in things while James Harden struggled and hit shots when... Read More

8 months ago

James Harden Starts 0-For-15 In Game 3

Houston Rockets guard James Harden became the first player to ever open a playoff game with an 0-for-15 shooting streak before making three of his final five shots to finish 3-for-20 on the night. Harden’s 14 free throws still helped him score 22 points, though, and Houston grabbed a 3-0 series lead. Harden added 10... Read More

8 months ago

Donovan Mitchell Scores 34 In Game 3

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell was the team’s only real source of offense in Saturday’s Game 3 loss to the Houston Rockets, scoring 34 points on an inefficient 9-for-27 night from the floor. He was 4-for-12 from three, but aided his statline with a 12-for-17 mark from the free throw line. Mitchell also added six... Read More

8 months ago

Rudy Gobert Blocks Seven Shots In Game 3

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert didn’t play his best in Saturday’s Game 3 loss to the Houston Rockets, finishing with 10 points on 3-for-4 shooting while adding four made free throws, eight rebounds, and seven blocks. Gobert was his usual interior defensive presence, but his lack of involvement on the other end was part of... Read More

8 months ago


Joe Ingles Struggles With Shot In Game 3

Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles scored eight points on 3-for-9 shooting in Saturday’s loss to the Houston Rockets. He continued to struggle from deep, hitting just two of his eight three-point attempts as he remains shooting under 30 percent from deep in the series. Ingles did grab eight rebounds and dish out five assists, but... Read More

8 months ago

Ricky Rubio Has Quiet Outing In Game 3 Loss

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio scored 10 points on 3-for-6 shooting in Saturday’s Game 3 loss to the Houston Rockets. He grabbed four rebounds and added six assists and two steals. Rubio’s biggest impact was defensively, where he bothered James Harden all night, leading the Houston star to start the game 0-for-15 from the... Read More

8 months ago

FanDuel NBA DFS Lineup Picks (4/21/19): Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice

So, how about that Rockets/Jazz game last night? James Harden had the worst shooting start ever in a playoff game (0-for-15) and the Rockets still managed to beat Utah. Wild stuff. Will anything as wild happen during Sunday's four game slate? Will the Celtics be the first team to advance? Who should you have in... Read More

8 months ago

Caris LeVert Scores 25 Points In Game 4

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris Levert returned to Brooklyn’s starting lineup in Saturday’s Game 4 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, and while LeVert couldn’t get the Nets the victory, he showed a lot of playmaking ability. LeVert finished with a team-high 25 points on 9-for-18 shooting while adding five rebounds and six assists. He added a... Read More

8 months ago

D’Angelo Russell Solid In Game 4 Loss

Brooklyn Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell had to cede some of his ball-handler time to Caris Levert in Saturday’s Game 4 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, but that didn’t stop Russell from putting up solid numbers to help DFS players who had him in their lineup. Russell scored 21 points on 6-for-19 shooting and hit... Read More

8 months ago


Jarrett Allen Finally Comes Alive In Series

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen has struggled with foul trouble and ineffectiveness in Brooklyn’s first round series against the Philadelphia 76ers, but Allen sprung to life in Saturday’s Game 4 loss. Allen scored 21 points on 7-for-11 shooting, going 7-for-7 from the free throw line while also grabbing eight rebounds. Allen added four assists and... Read More

8 months ago

Joe Harris Continues To Struggle From Deep

Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris failed to hit a three-pointer in Saturday’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, going 0-for-6 from deep and 4-for-14 overall on his way to 10 points. While Harris did grab six rebounds and had a pair of steals, his shooting struggles have reached the point where DFS players may as well... Read More

8 months ago

Ben Simmons Solid Against Nets In Game 4

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons scored 15 points on 7-for-12 shooting in Saturday’s Game 4 win over the Brooklyn Nets. He grabbed eight rebounds and dished out eight assists. Simmons was slow to get going, but turned on the jets after teammate Jimmy Butler was ejected in the second half. While Simmons wasn’t as... Read More

8 months ago

Joel Embiid Has Huge Game 4

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (knee) was doubtful heading into Saturday’s Game 4 meeting with the Brooklyn Nets, but Embiid ended up playing 32 minutes in the Sixers’ win. Embiid scored a team-high 31 points on 12-for-22 shooting in the victory, grabbing 16 rebounds and adding in seven assists. He blocked six shots and recorded... Read More

8 months ago

Jimmy Butler Ejected In Game 4

Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler scored 11 points on 4-for-6 shooting in Saturday’s win over the Brooklyn Nets, but Butler was ejected in the third quarter after a confrontation with Nets forward Jared Dudley. Before leaving the game, Butler grabbed four rebounds while adding four assists and a pair of steals. Butler will be back... Read More

8 months ago


Tobias Harris Has Another Strong Outing In Game 4

Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris scored 24 points on 10-for-20 shooting in Philadelphia’s Game 4 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Despite going 0-for-4 from deep, Harris was a key part of the Sixers win, grabbing eight rebounds and dishing out six assists while adding a steal and a block. There were questions about whether or... Read More

8 months ago

FanDuel NBA DFS Lineup Picks (4/20/19): Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice

Another NBA Playoffs Saturday is here, with four games on today's docket. We've got two Game 4s -- Sixers/Nets and Nuggets/Spurs followed by a pair of Game 3s -- Bucks/Pistons and Rockets/Jazz. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy basketball lineup picks for FanDuel on 4/20/19. These DFS lineup picks... Read More

8 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (4/18/19): NBA DFS Lineups

The NBA Playoffs roll on on Thursday night with three games on the docket. Can the Warriors overcome their choke job from Game 2 of their series? Can Jamal Murray carry over his fourth quarter performance from Game 2 of the Denver/San Antonio series? We'll find out. In this article, I will be providing you... Read More

8 months ago

2019 Dynasty Price Check - Christian Kirk

The 2018 season was a disaster for the Arizona Cardinals. The team ended the season with the fewest points in the NFL and were the only team to not having 4,000 yards on offense. In fact, Arizona finished with 3,865 yards, and the second-worst mark belonged to the Dolphins, who finished with 4,638, a gap... Read More

8 months ago

DeMarcus Cousins To Have MRI On Quad

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins left Monday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with an injury to his left quad. Cousins suffered the non-contact injury during the first quarter and did not return. If Cousins is unable to suit up for the next game of the series, expect to see more of Kevon... Read More

8 months ago


Jimmy Butler Struggles In Game 2

Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler spent most of the first game of the 76ers/Nets series attacking and scoring at will, as he was Philadelphia’s lone bright spot in a rough Game 1 loss. Many thought it was a sign that Butler would have a dominant series, but on Monday night he was invisible at times,... Read More

8 months ago

Ben Simmons Records Triple-Double In Game 2

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons scored 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting to go along with 10 rebounds and 12 assists in Monday’s Game 2 rout of the Brooklyn Nets. Simmons was a non-factor in Game 1, but the Nets just couldn’t keep him from getting into the paint with ease in the second game... Read More

8 months ago

Joel Embiid Has Double-Double In Game 2

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is still hobbled by a knee issue, but that didn’t stop him from scoring 23 points on 8-for-12 shooting in Monday’s Game 2 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid also grabbed 10 rebounds to go along with an assist and a steal. The Nets have no answer for Embiid at... Read More

8 months ago

Tobias Harris Bounces Back In Game 2

Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris scored 19 points on 5-for-12 shooting in Monday’s Game 2 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. He connected on two of his four three-point attempts and added five rebounds, two assists, and a block. Harris wasn’t spectacular, but after a rough Game 1 that saw him score just four points, Monday... Read More

8 months ago

Jarrett Allen Has Another Lackluster Performance

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen wasn’t played off the floor by foul trouble in Game 2 of the Nets and 76ers first-round series, but that didn’t mean his Game 2 performance was anything to take note of. Allen scored just nine points on 3-for-4 shooting and grabbed six rebounds. He added a team-high four assists... Read More

8 months ago


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