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About Karl Rasmussen - RotoBaller

Go Jets, Blazers, Yankees, Ducks, and Huskies. Lived internationally in Copenhagen, London, and Singapore.

Karl Rasmussen - RotoBaller has written 126 articles so far, you can find them below.


Wendell Carter Jr. Fouls Out After Recording Double-Double

Chicago Bulls center/power forward Wendell Carter Jr. fouled out in 22 minutes against the Knicks. He could have been in line for a huge night if he stayed out of foul trouble as the game went into double-overtime, but Carter Jr. still had an effective game. He scored 11 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in... Read More

1 year ago

Noah Vonleh Logs Double-Double on Monday

New York Knicks power forward Noah Vonleh recorded his third double-double of the season in the double-overtime loss to the Bulls. He played 35 minutes and was able to score 12 points and grab 11 rebounds. Vonleh shot just 3-for-10 from the field but connected on 1-for-2 three-point attempts. He also came away with a... Read More

1 year ago

Enes Kanter Has Monster Double-Double

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter had a huge night coming off the bench in the double-overtime loss against the Bulls. Kanter put up a monster double-double, recording 23 points and 24 rebounds. He shot 8-for-14 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line. Kanter also added in a game-high seven assists in what... Read More

1 year ago

Kevin Knox Logs Five Minutes in His Return to Action

New York Knicks small forward Kevin Knox logged five minutes off the bench in the double-overtime loss against the Bulls. Knox scored two points and recorded a steal while turning the ball over once in his small stint on the floor. It was Knox’s first time being available since he suffered an ankle injury in... Read More

1 year ago

Zach LaVine Scores Career-High 41 Points Monday

Chicago Bulls point guard Zach LaVine had a tremendous night against the Knicks in the double-overtime win. He led all scorers with a career-high 41 points on 13-for-25 shooting from the field. He hit 4-for-10 three’s and also went 11-for-14 from the free-throw line. He dished out four assists, grabbed four rebounds and came away... Read More

1 year ago


Malik Monk (SG, CHA) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-14 team leagues / if you need three-pointers OWNED IN: 23% of leagues ANALYSIS: Malik Monk is coming off of an up-and-down rookie campaign and is looking to cement his role with the Hornets as a sophomore. Monk will have to compete with Jeremy Lamb and Nic Batum for minutes at... Read More

1 year ago

Ersan Ilyasova (PF, MIL)- Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-team leagues OWNED IN: 14% of leagues ANALYSIS: Ersan Ilyasova is the definition of an NBA journeyman, having played for six different teams throughout his career. He's back with the Bucks, where he started his NBA career, and he's crafting a nice role for himself in Milwaukee. Ilyasova may not be... Read More

1 year ago

Al-Farouq Aminu (SF/PF, POR) Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ team leagues OWNED IN: 36% of leagues ANALYSIS: Al-Farouq Aminu is an interesting option who could be available on waiver wires in standard leagues. Aminu isn't necessarily a stat-sheet stuffer, but he is a player who gets pretty consistent run on the court, having started all 10 of Portland's games... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers: Week 3

We are in the midst of the third week of the fantasy basketball season and it’s time to take a long, hard look at your roster. It’s still early in the season, but sometimes that’s the best time to make moves, otherwise, you may miss out on someone in the midst of a breakout year.... Read More

1 year ago

Markelle Fultz Nearly Posts Double-Double

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz nearly came away with a double-double in the win over the Clippers on Thursday. Fultz scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds while dishing out five assists in the game. He shot 5-for-10 from the field and didn't attempt a three-point shot. Fultz is in the midst of an... Read More

1 year ago


Robert Covington Shines on Defense in Win Over Clippers

Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington was elite on the defensive end in the win over Los Angeles. Covington stole the ball four times and also contributed three blocks in the game. He scored 10 points on an efficient 4-for-5 shooting, including knocking down both of his three-point attempts. Covington also added seven rebounds and dished... Read More

1 year ago

Ben Simmons Logs Double-Double on Thursday

Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Ben Simmons recorded his fifth double-double of the season, excluding his two triple-doubles, on Thursday. Simmons scored 14 points and dished out 11 assists in the win over the Clippers. Simmons shot 6-for-11 from the field and knocked in both of his free-throw attempts. He grabbed three rebounds and recorded one steal... Read More

1 year ago

Joel Embiid Dominates the Clippers on Thursday

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was absolutely dominant on Thursday against the Clippers. Embiid finished the game with 41 points on 16-for-32 shooting from the field, including 3-for-8 from beyond the arc. He added 13 rebounds, four of which came off the offensive glass, to complete a monstrous double-double. Embiid swatted four shots on the... Read More

1 year ago

Dario Saric Ice-Cold in Win Over Clippers

Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric has been ice cold as of late, and his struggles continued on Thursday. Saric scored just five points on 1-for-8 shooting. He logged five personal fouls which is likely why he only played 24 minutes in the game. He added five rebounds and two assists in the outing. Over his... Read More

1 year ago

Boban Marjanovic Logs Double-Double on Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers center Boban Marjanovic recorded his first double-double of the season on Thursday. The 7'3" big man scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in 23 minutes in the loss to the 76ers. He shot 5-for-7 from the field and connected on 5-for-6 free-throws. He also blocked three shots and recorded a steal.... Read More

1 year ago


Danilo Gallinari Hits 11 Free Throws in Loss to 76ers

Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari was perfect from the free-throw line on Thursday. Gallo hit 11-of-11 free throw attempts on route to 25 points in the loss. He shot 5-for-14 from the field, including 4-for-8 from three-point territory. He also contributed eight rebounds and an assist in his 35 minutes on the court. When... Read More

1 year ago

Tobias Harris Scores 24 Points On Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris had an outstanding night on Thursday in the loss to Philadelphia. Harris scored 24 points on an efficient 10-for-16 shooting from the field. He hit on 2-of-3 three-point attempts and converted on both of his free-throw opportunities. Harris added eight rebounds and three assists as well as a block... Read More

1 year ago

Lou Williams Leads Clippers in Scoring on Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams had a strong outing off the bench in the loss to the 76ers on Thursday. Williams only logged 24 minutes, but he racked up 26 points on 9-for-19 shooting. He went 2-for-5 from deep and converted on 6-of-7 free-throw attempts. Sweet Lou dished out two assists, grabbed one rebound... Read More

1 year ago

Jeremy Lamb Approaches Double-Double in Loss

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Jeremy Lamb flirted with a double-double on Thursday. He scored 13 points on 5-for-12 shooting, and struggled from deep going 1-for-7 from deep. He added nine rebounds, two assists and a steal in the game. It wasn't the best performance for Lamb, who continues to struggle with his shot, but he... Read More

1 year ago

Nicolas Batum Stuffs Stat Sheet in Loss

Charlotte Hornets small forward Nicolas Batum contributed in multiple facets of the game on Thursday. Batum scored 10 points on 4-for-8 shooting from the field, including converting on 2-for-4 three-point attempts. He grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists as well while coming away with two steals. While Batum wasn't the high scorer on... Read More

1 year ago


Dennis Schroder Has Solid Outing on Thursday

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Dennis Schroder scored 21 points against the Hornets on Thursday. Schroder shot 7-for-15 from the field and connected on 2-for-6 three-pointers in the outing. He dished out five assists and grabbed three rebounds as well in 30 minutes. The Thunder face the Wizards in their next matchup and if Schroder... Read More

1 year ago

Alex Abrines Drops 25 Points On Thursday

Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Alex Abrines had an excellent night on Thursday. Abrines scored 25 points off the bench in 30 minutes of court time. He shot 9-for-15 from the field and connected on 5-for-10 three-point opportunities. Abrines is the type of player to rely heavily on his ability to make shots, and he... Read More

1 year ago

Steven Adams Has Big Defensive Night on Thursday

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams struggled to make an impact offensively in the team’s win over the Hornets. He scored just five points on 1-for-5 shooting from the field. He was much more effective defensively, logging three steals and three blocks in 34 minutes. Adams grabbed 12 rebounds, with seven of them coming on... Read More

1 year ago

Paul George Struggles Mightily in Win Over Charlotte

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George had a terrible outing on Thursday night. George could not find his shot in the win over Charlotte, scoring 11 points on 4-for-20 shooting from the field. He was abysmal from three-point range, going an ugly 0-for-10. He still managed a double-double, as he secured 10 rebounds in the... Read More

1 year ago

Russell Westbrook Flirts With Triple-Double on Thursday

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had a strong outing on Thursday against Charlotte. Westbrook provided a game-high 29 points on 12-for-24 shooting from the field. He recorded a double-double with 10 assists and approached a triple-double as he also corralled eight rebounds. He was a thief in this game as he stole the... Read More

1 year ago


Malik Monk Scores 21 Points In 23 Minutes

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Malik Monk had an efficient night in the loss to the Thunder. Monk scored 21 points on 7-for-15 shooting from the field, converting on 4-of-12 three-point opportunities. He dished out two assists but turned the ball over three times. He logged 23 minutes off the bench. Monk is competing for playing... Read More

1 year ago

Kemba Walker Scores 21 Points In Loss to Thunder

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker had a decent night in the team’s loss to the Thunder. Walker was held to just three points in the first half but bounced back in the second half, finishing the game with 21 points. He shot 7-for-16 from the field and 2-for-8 from beyond the arc. Walked dished... Read More

1 year ago

Markelle Fultz Struggles Against Raptors

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz had a poor outing against the Raptors. Fultz scored just eight points on 3-for-10 shooting and went 0-for-2 from three-point range. Fultz logged just 19 minutes and contributed four rebounds. He only distributed one assist and came away with a single steal. Fultz was quiet in his limited minutes,... Read More

1 year ago

Ben Simmons Records 11 Turnovers Against Raptors

Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Ben Simmons had a rough go of things against the Raptors on Tuesday. Simmons flirted with a triple double, and achieved the feat if you count turnovers. He recorded 11 points, 10 rebounds, eight rebounds and an abysmal 11 turnovers. He shot 4-for-9 from the field and struggled further from the free-throw... Read More

1 year ago

Robert Covington Scores 15 Points Against Toronto

Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington had a strong showing against the Raptors on Tuesday. He shot 4-for-10 from the field with all of his makes coming on the deep ball, of which he connected on 4-for-8 of his opportunities. He came up big on defense as usual, contributing four steals and two blocks alongside four... Read More

1 year ago


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