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About Matt Sparkington - RotoBaller

Avid basketball fan and have been playing fantasy sports since 1997. I am a huge Michigan Wolverines fan along with the Detroit Tigers. Upstate New Yorker

Matt Sparkington - RotoBaller has written 777 articles so far, you can find them below.


Al Horford Contributes In Many Ways

Boston Celtics center Al Horford had a solid all-around game against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. Horford scored 10 points going four for ten from the field. Besides Horford's scoring output he also had eight boards and eight assists. Since coming back from injury Horford is averaging 11.6 points, six boards, and 4.7 assists. Next... Read More

11 months ago

Jayson Tatum Shoots Poorly

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum didn't have his best performance Friday versus the Dallas Mavericks. Tatum scored 18 points on 7-of-21 shooting with four of those made shots coming from beyond the arc. Also in the contest, Tatum pulled down six boards. This was Tatum's second straight game shooting 33 percent or lower but... Read More

11 months ago

Gordan Hayward Plays Solidly

Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward doubled down on the Dallas Mavericks Friday night. Hayward scored 16 points going six for fifteen from the field. Included to Hayward's scoring production he also had 11 boards and eight assists. The most important thing was Hayward also played 30 minutes. When Hayward plays 27 minutes or more... Read More

11 months ago

Dennis Smith Jr. Steals The Show

Dallas Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. had a high-quality performance Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets. Smith Jr. scored a game-high 18 points going six for ten from the field with three of those made baskets coming from beyond the arc. In addition to Smith Jr.'s scoring production, he also had seven assists and three... Read More

11 months ago

Harrison Barnes Struggles With Jumper

Dallas Mavericks small forward Harrison Barnes didn't have his best outing versus the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Barnes scored 17 points but went 5-of-14 shooting from the floor with four rebounds. Since the first of December Barnes has averaged 19.4 points a game. For fantasy owners in season-long leagues, Barnes is very much a one... Read More

11 months ago


DeAndre Jordan Continues To Clean The Glass

Dallas Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan made the most of his opportunities Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan scored eight points going four for seven from the floor with 13 boards. The season so far has been a mixed bag for Jordan who currently is second in the league with 14.1 rebounds a game but isn't... Read More

11 months ago

Luka Doncic Continues Stellar Rookie Campaign

Dallas Mavericks small forward Luka Doncic had a solid outing versus the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Doncic scored 18 points on 7-of-16 shooting with three of those made buckets coming from downtown. Besides the scoring production, Doncic also had 10 boards and four assists. In the last ten contests, Doncic is averaging 24 points, 6.4... Read More

11 months ago

Kemba Walker Underwhelms Wednesday

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker didn't have his best outing Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets. Walker scored 11 points going four for fourteen from the field and three for four from the charity stripe. Besides Walker's poor shooting evening he also had five assists and three boards. This was the first game since December... Read More

11 months ago

Andre Drummond Continues Solid Play

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond had another solid performance Sunday versus the Orlando Magic. Drummond scored 14 points on 7-of-13 shooting with 15 boards. For the month of December Drummond has averaged 15.7 points and 14.1 boards while having his worst shooting month going 47.5 percent from the field. The next opponent for Drummond and... Read More

12 months ago

D.J. Augustin Performs Well Again

Orlando Magic point guard D.J. Augustin had another strong game Sunday versus the Detroit Pistons. Augustin scored 26 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the floor and 10-of-10 from the free-throw line. Also in the contest, Augustin had eight assists and two steals to go with his scoring production. Augustin has been on a tremendous run... Read More

12 months ago


Nikola Vucevic Continues To Have Career Year

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic had an outstanding outing against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Vucevic scored 22 points going 10 for 15 from the field. Also in the contest, Vucevic contributed 11 boards, four assists, and two blocks. The month of December has been another great month for Vucevic who has averaged 19.5 points... Read More

12 months ago

Aaron Gordon Plays Well

Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon had a solid performance on Sunday versus the Detroit Pistons. Gordon scored 22 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the floor and also went 5-of-7 from the free-throw line. Also in the outing, Sunday Gordon had 10 rebounds and four assists. This was only the third game for the month... Read More

12 months ago

Trevor Ariza Continues To Struggle

Washington Wizards small forward Trevor Ariza didn't have the best showing Friday night versus the Chicago Bulls. Ariza scored 10 points going three of eleven from the field with three assists and three boards. Since joining the Wizards Ariza has averaged 13.3 points on 35 percent shooting in six games. The Hornets are the next... Read More

12 months ago

Bradley Beal Plays Outstandingly

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal had a tremendous outing Friday night against the Chicago Bulls. Beal scored 34 points on 13-of-27 shooting with four of those made buckets from long range. Also in the contest, Beal had seven rebounds and five assists. Since the beginning of December Beal has averaged 27.1 points, 5.9 boards,... Read More

12 months ago

Lauri Markkanen Struggles Shooting

Chicago Bulls power forward Lauri Markkanen had a tough outing Friday against the Washington Wizards. Markkanen scored 14 points on 5-of-15 shooting with 14 rebounds in the outing. Since coming back from injury December 1st, Markkanen has averaged 17.2 points and 7.3 boards with 2.5 made three-pointers a game. The next opponent for Markkanen and... Read More

12 months ago


Wendell Carter Jr. Shines Friday

Chicago Bulls power forward Wendell Carter Jr. had a stellar game versus the Washington Wizards Friday night. Carter Jr. scored 17 points going eight for ten from the floor. Also in the contest, Carter Jr. had 13 boards with three blocks. Hopefully, Friday's game is a sign of things to come for Carter Jr. who... Read More

12 months ago

Bogdan Bogdanovic Produces Well But Inefficiently

Sacramento Kings shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic had a decent outing Sunday night versus the New Orleans Pelicans. Bogdanovic scored 24 points on 7-of-16 shooting with two of those made buckets coming from downtown. Also in the contest, Bogdanovic had seven assists and four boards to add to his scoring output. The next opponent for Bogdanovic... Read More

12 months ago

Buddy Hield Plays Excellently

Sacramento Kings shooting guard Buddy Hield had a solid contest against the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. Hield scored 28 points going 11 for 18 from the floor with six of those made buckets coming from long range. Since the beginning of December Hield been playing very well averaging 23.8 points on 48.1 percent shooting... Read More

12 months ago

De'Aaron Fox Struggles With Shot

Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox played inefficiently Sunday versus the New Orleans Pelicans. Fox scored 19 points on 5-of-15 shooting from the floor and 8-of-11 from the free-throw line to go along with his 11 assists. In the last two outings Fox has shot just 34.6 percent from the field but on the season... Read More

12 months ago

Jrue Holiday Has Solid Performance

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday played well against the Sacramento Kings Sunday night. Holiday scored 27 points going 12 for 21 from the field with seven rebounds and six assists. For the month of December Holiday has been playing extremely well averaging 22.2 points, 8.5 assists, and 1.9 steals a game. The next... Read More

12 months ago


Anthony Davis Continues Stellar Play

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis had a great outing Sunday versus the Sacramento Kings. Davis scored 26 points on 7-of-20 shooting from the floor but went 11-of-12 from the charity stripe. On top of Davis's scoring production, he also had 17 boards, four assists, and four blocks. This was the Brow's fifth straight... Read More

12 months ago

Terry Rozier Plays Well In Limited Time

Boston Celtics point guard Terry Rozier made the most of his opportunities against the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Rozier scored 11 points going three for seven from the floor. Scary Terry also had seven boards, four assists, and two steals to go along with his scoring production. The next opponent for the Celtics... Read More

1 year ago

Jaylen Brown Returns With A Bang

Boston Celtics shooting guard Jaylen Brown had a great game Thursday night versus the New York Knicks. Brown scored 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting and 7-of-9 from the charity stripe. This was Brown's first game back since he was sidelined November 24th, with a back injury. Brown did come off the bench so it is... Read More

1 year ago

Kyrie Irving Plays Well But There Are Question Marks

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving had a superb outing against the New York Knicks on Thursday. Irving scored 22 points going nine for fifteen shooting with three of those made shots coming from three-point range. Besides Irving's scoring production he also had eight assists and four boards. In the last five games, Irving has... Read More

1 year ago

Al Horford Shines On Thursday

Boston Celtics center Al Horford had a tremendous contest Thursday night versus the New York Knicks. Horford scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting and hit all three of his free-throws. Also in the outing, Thursday Horford had 12 boards and four blocks. Thursday's production hasn't been the norm for Horford who is averaging in his... Read More

1 year ago


Jayson Tatum Has A Strong Showing Thursday

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum had a solid performance against the New York Knicks on Thursday. Tatum scored 17 points going seven for eleven shooting with three of those made buckets coming from long range. Also in the contest, Tatum had five boards and two steals to go along with his scoring production. In... Read More

1 year ago

Kevin Knox Continues To Be Inconsistent

New York Knicks small forward Kevin Knox had another rough outing Thursday versus the Boston Celtics. Knox scored 11 points on 4-of-12 shooting with two of those buckets coming from downtown. In addition to Knox's scoring production, he also had four boards and two assists. Since coming back from injury Knox should be a mason... Read More

1 year ago

Tim Hardaway Jr. Scores Well And That's About It

New York Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. had a decent night scoring against the Boston Celtics Thursday but it wasn't easy. Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points going seven for nineteen from the field with six of those made buckets coming from three-point territory. This type of production is what fantasy players have been getting... Read More

1 year ago

Enes Kanter Has Another Solid Performance

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter had a strong outing Thursday versus the Boston Celtics. Kanter scored 14 points on 7-of-12 shooting with 11 rebounds. For the season Kanter is averaging 14.9 points and 11.7 boards on 54.2 percent shooting. These numbers are very good but that is, unfortunately, all Kanter gives you. Kanter will... Read More

1 year ago

Noah Vonleh Continues To Surprise

New York Knicks power forward Noah Vonleh made the most of his opportunities against the Boston Celtics Thursday night. Vonleh scored 12 points going four of five from the floor with 10 boards and two steals. In the last ten games, Vonleh has really found his stride averaging 10.6 points, 8.7 rebounds on 56.7 percent... Read More

1 year ago


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