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About Lou Cappetta - RotoBaller

I'm an avid fantasy sports player of football, baseball, and basketball. I have written sports articles for Bleacher Report and RBI Magazine before starting my own blog. I'm excited to be writing for RotoBaller.com as this is the perfect site to combine my three passions: sports, writing, and fantasy sports! Check out my blog at www.spitballsblog.blogspot.com and on twitter @spitballsblog

Lou Cappetta - RotoBaller has written 87 articles so far, you can find them below.


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Fantasy Basketball: 2015 NBA Trade Deadline Fallout

  Well, that was a busy NBA trade deadline. Now that the smoke has cleared, there are some big names, and some not so big names, who will be playing for new teams going forward. A record number of players and picks were moved before the 3pm deadline on Thursday, and the aftermath is sure... Read More

5 years ago

Week 17 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups: NBA Guards

Hope you all enjoyed the NBA All-Star Break. Of course, after the game, there is a lull in the season. As boring as it may be, this is a great time to work the waiver wire and retool your roster for the stretch run. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in... Read More

5 years ago

Mo Williams (PG/SG, CHA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickup

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED: 40% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball leagues ANALYSIS: Charlotte dealt for Williams last week after the veteran was putting up some mid round fantasy numbers in January (16.9 points, 6.3 assists, and 2.3 three pointers per contest), in hopes that they would receive the plug that'll keep them in a playoff push... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 16 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Pickups: NBA Guards

It's All-Star week, meaning there are no teams playing more than three games, and there will be no games this weekend. Just because the players are taking time off, does not mean you should. In fact, this is a perfect time to let some dust clear, and evaluate your squad going forward. With trades, injuries, and shutdowns... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 15 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

With the fourth month of the 2014-15 NBA season getting underway, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats during Week 15... Read More

5 years ago


Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG/SF, DET) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickup

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED: 22% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball leagues ANALYSIS: The second year guard is on fire right now and considering his lines last week (16.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 2.3 three pointers per game) he should be added in all leagues until he begins to cool off. Another player... Read More

5 years ago

D.J. Augustin (PG, DET) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickup

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED: 56% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball leagues ANALYSIS: D.J. Augustin started the season by turning heads, when Stan Van Gundy logged him over thirty minutes in his first two games. Then Brandon Jennings changed SVG's mind. Once the Josh Smith fiasco was finally sorted out, some felt that Jennings was destined to... Read More

5 years ago

Week 14 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

With January winding down, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats during Week 14 of the 2014-15 NBA season. Position Eligibility... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 13 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups: NBA Guards

Sitting here in the middle of the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats during Week 13 of... Read More

5 years ago

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Fantasy NBA: The Kobe Conundrum

I am a Kobe Bryant fantasy basketball owner. If you can relate to that statement this season, then you undoubtedly feel my pain. It has been a long season in Laker land this year, and Bryant has not been immune to the effects of the dumpster fire that has been the Lakers' season thus far. At... Read More

5 years ago


Avery Bradley (PG/SG, BOS) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all 12 team leagues; 10 team league if you need scoring OWNED: 56% of Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues ANALYSIS: Avery Bradley has seen a huge spike in his usage following the trade that sent Jeff Green to the Grizzlies. The 17.6 points and 14.4 shots vacated by Green's departure have to go somewhere... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 12 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Well, we have no big trades or roster moves making waves this week, other than the long expected trade of Jeff Green to the Grizzlies. No surprise there, and it really was just another ho-hum week in fantasy basketball as we approach the halfway point of the 2014-15 NBA season. This is the time of... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 11 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups: NBA Guards

Another week is in the books, and with it comes a trade that is surely going to shake up waiver wires everywhere. In case you missed it some how, guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Dion Waiters were all involved in a three team deal this week, and the fallout is going to take up a... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 10 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Happy New Year everyone! As we bring in 2015, it is time to really start refining those fantasy basketball rosters and hitting the waiver wire hard. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats during Week 10 of the... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 9 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Happy Holidays everyone. There has been some big moves made this past week in the NBA, namely the trade of Rajon Rondo and the release of Josh Smith. These two huge moves means there will be a ripple effect in fantasy waiver wires everywhere. This week, we are going to focus on NBA guards you should... Read More

5 years ago


Week 8 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Nearly two months into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate Based... Read More

5 years ago

Week 7 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

With the 2014-15 NBA season well into its second month, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following guards, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats.   Waiver Wirte Guard For... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 6 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Here we are in the early days of the second month of the NBA season, and each week RotoBaller is the place to check if you are thoroughly scouring the fantasy basketball waiver wire in search of potential sleepers at either of the guard positions.   Waiver Wire Guard for Right Now Greivis Vasquez (TOR, PG/SG)... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 5 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Here we are coming up on the second month of the NBA season already, and each week this is the place to check if you are scouring your fantasy basketball waiver wire in search of potential sleepers at either of the guard positions. Before we check out some guys you should consider adding this week,... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 4 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Before we get started this week, let me apologize to anyone who took my hunch last week about Dennis Schroder. In case you have not realized, there is nothing to see here and you can move on. Now with that out of the way, it is time to look at some guards, whether of the... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 3 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

Week three of the NBA season is upon us, and there have been plenty of surprises, and major injuries, that may greatly effect your season. If you own a guy like Derrick Rose, or even worse, Ricky Rubio, there is no doubt that you are scouring the waiver wire for some insurance at what usually... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 2 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Guards

The NBA season is in full swing, and that means the fantasy basketball waiver wire is heating up. The following guards, whether of the "sleeper" variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various league formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate Based on Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues   Waiver... Read More

5 years ago

2014 Fantasy Basketball Rankings: Top 50 Overall

A funny thing happened on the way to creating my top 50 overall fantasy basketball rankings... In case you have not heard, reigning MVP and consensus top pick, Kevin Durant, will miss 6-8 weeks with a fracture in his foot. Pardon my selfishness here, but this threw my rankings in disarray. I had no idea what... Read More

5 years ago

Week 6 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 3)

Welcome to Week 6 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

Week 5 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 3)

Week 5 is here as the fantasy football season keeps rolling on. Last week, saw some major fantasy players on byes with teams like Seattle and Denver taking the week off. This week, only Miami and Oakland are off, meaning that unless you are waiting for a Darren McFadden revival, there's limited fantasy impact. Still, it's good... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 3 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Week 3 is already here, and there have been a ton of upsets and surprises, not to mention plenty of off-field stuff that may have affected your team. No worries-- we here at RotoBaller.com will dissect the matchups each week and tell you who the best and worst fantasy plays are. No need to beat around... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 2 Fantasy Football Matchups: Sit / Start Advice (Part 2)

What a first week of football! There were plenty of great performances, upsets and unfortunately, injuries. The season keeps rolling on with more interesting matchups in Week 2 that could leave you scratching your head and wondering "Whom do I start?" Lucky for you, we here at RotoBaller break down the matchups for you every week,... Read More

5 years ago

Week 1 Fantasy Football Matchups: Start/Sit Advice (Games 9-12)

Drafts are done, and the NFL season is finally upon us! All the hard work and preparation put into your selections on draft day is about to get real. Just like your fantasy season, our job here at RotoBaller.com doesn't end after draft day. Each week we will offer you the best coverage on who... Read More

5 years ago

2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 32 Quarterbacks

While we already published our Top 32 Quarterback Back Rankings in three separate tiers, we thought it was time to update these rankings just a little bit considering all the quarterback news out of training camp and preseason.  To make things easier for you, our dear RotoBaller reader, we consolidated all the different tiers into one article. Consider this... Read More

5 years ago

Tiered Quarterback Rankings: Top 32 in Fantasy Football

Last week, we looked at the top 10 quarterbacks in our 2014 fantasy fantasy football QB rankings. Tiers 1-2 included QB studs like Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning, Cam Newton and our #1 QB for 2014 fantasy football: Drew Brees.  We followed that up with QBs 11-21 here.  In this article,we’ll look at the next 11 QBs, representing tiers... Read More

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