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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 744 articles so far, you can find them below.


Robert Covington Struggles From The Field

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Robert Covington didn't have his best outing versus the Boston Celtics on Saturday night. Covington scored 17 points going 4-for-11 from the floor but a perfect 7-for-7 from the charity stripe. In addition to Covington's scoring output, he had 10 rebounds and four steals. In the nine games Covington has been... Read More

11 months ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Inefficiently Gets The Counting Stats

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns had a decent but less than stellar game against the Boston Celtics Saturday night. Towns scored 20 points on six for fifteen shooting and going just two for six from three-point range. Also in the contest, KAT had nine boards with a block and a steal. Since shooting guard Jimmy... Read More

11 months ago

Derrick Rose Continues To Shine

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose had a tremendous performance Saturday versus the Boston Celtics. Rose scored 26 points going 11-for-18 from the field with two of those made buckets coming from three-point territory. In the last five outings, Rose has been extremely efficient with a field goal percentage of 62.3 and hitting 62.5 percent... Read More

11 months ago

Julius Randle Disappoints Friday Night

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Julius Randle had a less than stellar performance against the Miami Heat on Friday. Randle scored eight points shooting two of six from the field with 10 rebounds. The outing Friday seems to be more of an abnormality than a trend as in the last five games Randle has averaged... Read More

11 months ago

Nikola Mirotic Underwhelms On Friday

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Nikola Mirotic had a slightly sub-par outing Friday night versus the Miami Heat. Mirotic scored 15 points going 5-for-11 from the floor with three of those made shots coming from long-range. Also in the contest, Mirotic had four boards and two steals to go with his scoring production. In the... Read More

11 months ago


Anthony Davis Has Outstanding Performance

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis played exceptionally versus the Miami Heat on Friday. Davis scored 41 points on 15-of-23 shooting from the floor and nine of ten from the charity stripe. Also in the contest, Davis had nine boards and four blocks with all nine of his rebounds coming in the second half.... Read More

11 months ago

Jrue Holiday Continues Solid Season

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday had another good showing on Friday night against the Miami Heat. Holiday scored 21 points going 8-for-20 from the field with 12 of those points coming in the first quarter. Included to Holiday's scoring production he had eight assists and four rebounds. All three of these categories are... Read More

11 months ago

Kelly Olynyk Records Season High In Rebounds

Miami Heat power forward Kelly Olynyk had a very good performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Olynyk scored 13 points going four of eight from the floor with three of those buckets coming from three-point territory. Also in the contest, Olynyk had a season-high seven boards and two steals. For the season... Read More

11 months ago

Rodney McGruder Has Decent But Uneventful Showing Friday

Miami Heat small forward Rodney McGruder had an average contest against the New Orleans Pelicans Friday night. McGruder scored 11 points shooting 5-for-11 from the floor with five rebounds and two steals. In the previous three outings, McGruder had shot just 33 percent from the field or worse so Friday's showing was definitely a good... Read More

11 months ago

Hassan Whiteside Performs Well Despite Limited Playing Time

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside had decent production Friday night versus the New Orleans Pelicans even with the limited minutes he played. In just 20 minutes of playing time, Whiteside scored 12 points shooting six of eight from the field. In the outing, Friday Whiteside also had eight rebounds, three assists, and two blocks. In... Read More

11 months ago


Josh Richardson Continues His Poor Shooting Streak

Miami Heat shooting guard Josh Richardson had another rough night from the field against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Richardson scored 20 points going 8-for-22 from the field with 12 of those points coming in the first quarter. Despite Richardson's poor shooting, he did help out in defensive categories recording three steals and... Read More

11 months ago

Dwyane Wade Performs Well Friday Night

Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade had another solid game on Friday versus the New Orleans Pelicans. Wade scored 18 points on six of twelve shooting with four of those buckets coming from deep. In the contest, Friday Wade also had six assists and five boards to go along with his scoring production. Since coming... Read More

11 months ago

Kelly Olynyk Struggles From The Field

Miami Heat power forward Kelly Olynyk had another rough outing versus the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Olynyk scored 13 points but went three for ten from the floor with all three baskets coming from beyond the arc. Also in the contest, Olynyk had five rebounds and four assists. In the last four games, Olynyk... Read More

12 months ago

Bam Adebayo Efficient On Monday

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo made the most of his opportunity Monday night against the Detroit Pistons. Adebayo scored 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting with eight rebounds, three steals, and a block. Adebayo is normally the backup center for the Heat but with Whiteside getting injured in the game Saturday Adebayo got the bulk of... Read More

12 months ago

Dwyane Wade Has Solid Performance

Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade had another solid performance versus the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Wade scored 18 points going eight for fifteen from the floor with two assists and a block. This was Wade's third straight game with at least 18 points shooting 50 percent or better from the floor. The San... Read More

12 months ago


Josh Richardson Leads The Way For Miami

Miami Heat shooting guard Josh Richardson continued his hot streak Monday night against the Detroit Pistons. Richardson scored 27 points on 11-of-21 shooting with eight boards and four assists. In the last four games, Richardson is averaging 26.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, and two assists. Next up for Richardson and the Heat are the San Antonio... Read More

12 months ago

Goran Dragic Fills The Stat Sheet Monday Night

Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic had a solid outing Monday night against the Detroit Pistons. Dragic scored 21 points going 7-of-18 from the field and 6-of-7 from the free-throw line. Also in the contest, Dragic had seven rebounds and six assists. In the eight games Dragic has played in he has averaged 18.1 points... Read More

12 months ago

Langston Galloway Goes For Season High In Points

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Langston Galloway had a tremendous outing Monday against the Miami Heat. Galloway scored 21 points on seven of fifteen shooting with four of those baskets coming from downtown. This was only the second game for Galloway scoring in double figures but also two contests in a row scoring ten points or... Read More

12 months ago

Glenn Robinson III Plays Well In Starting Role

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Glenn Robinson III had a solid contest versus the Miami Heat on Monday night. Robinson III scored 16 points going 6-for-12 from the floor with two of those made buckets from three-point territory. This was Robinson III's first start of the season who replaced struggling small forward Stanley Johnson in the... Read More

12 months ago

Reggie Jackson Struggles With Jumper

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson had a very up-and-down performance on Monday versus the Miami Heat. Jackson scored 25 points going nine for twenty-two from the field with three of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Included in Jackson's scoring output he had six assists and four rebounds. On the season Jackson has... Read More

12 months ago


Andre Drummond Cleans The Glass

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond had a very good outing Monday night against the Miami Heat. Drummond scored 25 points on 11-of-19 shooting with 24 boards. This has been a very good start to the season for Drummond who has averaged 16.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks a contest. Next up for the Pistons and Drummond... Read More

12 months ago

Blake Griffin Records Double-Double

Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin had a solid but inefficient performance versus the Miami Heat Monday night. Griffin scored 24 points going eight for twenty-one from the floor and six for eight from the charity stripe. In the contest, Griffin also recorded 15 boards and seven assists. The last four contests for Griffin have... Read More

12 months ago

Mohamed Bamba Continues To Have a Rough Rookie Season

Orlando Magic center Mohamed Bamba had an adequate game versus the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night. Bamba scored seven points going 3-of-6 from the field with five rebounds. On the season Bamba is averaging just 5.9 points and 5.4 boards an outing. The lone bright spot for Bamba this season is that he is getting... Read More

12 months ago

Evan Fournier Shoots Well Friday Night

Orlando Magic shooting guard Evan Fournier had a solid outing Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Fournier scored 19 points going seven for twelve from the floor and four for six from the free-throw line. Included in Fournier's scoring output he had four assists and three rebounds. So far this season Fournier has struggled... Read More

12 months ago

D.J. Augustin Puts In A Solid Performance

Orlando Magic point guard D.J. Augustin had a decent game Friday night versus the Los Angeles Clippers. Augustin scored 13 points shooting five for ten from the field with five rebounds and three assists. Augustin hasn't been giving fantasy players much this year averaging 11.5 points and 4.5 assists a contest and shouldn't be owned... Read More

12 months ago


Nikola Vucevic Leads The Magic In Scoring

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic had a very good game Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Vucevic scored 22 points going 10-of-21 from the floor. Also in the contest, Vucevic had 11 rebounds and three blocks. This has been a strong start to the year for Vucevic who is averaging 19 points and 10.9... Read More

12 months ago

Aaron Gordon Gets Limited Opportunities

Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon had a tough game versus the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. Gordon scored four points going two for five from the floor with three rebounds. This was Gordon's third straight game shooting less than 50 percent from the field. The San Antonio Spurs are the next opponent for Gordon... Read More

12 months ago

Montrezl Harrell Fills The Stat Sheet

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Montrezl Harrell had a solid outing versus the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Harrell scored 10 points going 4-of-8 shooting with 12 boards and three blocks. This has been a solid start to the season for Harrell who is averaging 12 points and 1.9 blocks per contest. Harrell is currently... Read More

12 months ago

Lou Williams Records Game High In Points

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Lou Williams had a strong performance against the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Williams scored 28 points going seven for thirteen from the floor with five of those buckets coming from beyond the arc in just 21 minutes of action. For the season Williams is averaging 17.9 points per outing... Read More

12 months ago

Boban Marjanovic Gets First Start Of The Season

Los Angeles Clippers center Boban Marjanovic played well Friday night versus the Orlando Magic. Marjanovic scored 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting with 11 rebounds. With Clippers center Marcin Gortat was out with an injury so Marjanovic got the start and made the most of his opportunities recording his second straight double-double of the season. Without... Read More

12 months ago


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