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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.


Eric Bledsoe Records Game-High 33 Points

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe had a stellar performance Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets. Bledsoe scored 33 points, shooting 12 of 17 from the floor, with five of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. In addition to Bledsoe's scoring output, he also had 11 assists and four boards. Not counting the contest against... Read More

7 months ago

Domantas Sabonis Contributes In A Variety Of Ways

Indiana Pacers power forward Domantas Sabonis played well in defeat Friday against the Boston Celtics. Sabonis scored 12 points, shooting 6-for-10 from the floor. Sabonis also recorded six boards, three assists and two steals. Lately, Sabonis has definitely increased his production, averaging 15 points and 10.3 rebounds in the last three contests, with both stats... Read More

7 months ago

Bojan Bogdanovic Struggles In Key Loss

Indiana Pacers small forward Bojan Bogdanovic had a very poor performance versus the Boston Celtics on Friday. Bogdanovic scored just four points, going 1-for-8 from the field with three rebounds. This type of outing was bound to happen for Bogdanovic; in his previous six outings he averaged 24.7 points, shooting 56.7 percent from the floor.... Read More

7 months ago

Kyrie Irving Plays Adequately In Indiana

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving had a decent but uneventful outing Friday against the Indiana Pacers. Irving scored 17 points, shooting 7-for-14 from the floor with six assists. For many, Irving's production in the last three contests would be superb, but for Irving it is slightly disappointing. In the last three games, Irving has... Read More

7 months ago

Gordon Hayward Extremely Efficient In Victory

Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward played sensationally versus the Indiana Pacers on Friday. Hayward scored 21 points, going 9-for-9 from the field with four boards. Currently, Hayward is playing some of the best basketball he has played this season. In the last five contests, Hayward has averaged 17.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. Next up... Read More

7 months ago


Jayson Tatum Records Game-High 22 Points

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum had a solid performance Friday against the Indiana Pacers. Tatum scored 22 points, going nine for 19 from the floor with seven boards. In the last three games, Tatum has improved his play, averaging 19 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest. The Celtics and Tatum will next... Read More

7 months ago

Trey Burke Surprises In Oklahoma City

Dallas Mavericks point guard Trey Burke had an astounding outing Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Burke scored 25 points, shooting 10 of 18 from the floor with eight assists. This performance from Burke is even more extraordinary considering that Burke has only averaged 7.6 points and 2.1 assists a game in the month of March.... Read More

7 months ago

Jerami Grant Produces Inefficiently

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Jerami Grant had a decent showing versus the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Grant scored 14 points, going 6-for-16 from the floor with three boards. Sunday's game has been a microcosm for Grant lately. In the past three contests, Grant has averaged 14.3 points and four rebounds but is shooting 40... Read More

7 months ago

Steven Adams Cleans The Glass Sunday

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams had a solid performance Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Adams scored 20 points, going 10 of 17 from the floor with 15 boards. In the last three outings, Adams has been on fire, averaging 20.3 points and 10.7 rebounds. Also during this three-game span, Adams is shooting 67.4 percent... Read More

7 months ago

Paul George Records Double-Double Sunday

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George played very well versus the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. George scored 27 points, shooting eight of 20 from the floor with 11 boards. In the last five contests, PG-13 has been playing better, averaging 28.2 points and 8.4 rebounds. Next up for the Thunder and George are the... Read More

7 months ago


Russell Westbrook Records 30th Triple-Double Of The Season

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had a stellar outing Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Westbrook scored 25 points, going 9-for-19 from the floor, with three of those buckets coming from long range. Westbrook also had 11 boards and 11 assists. Lately, Westbrook has played phenomenally, recording three triple-doubles in his last five contests.... Read More

7 months ago

James Harden Registers 50-Point Triple-Double

Houston Rockets point guard James Harden had a phenomenal outing Saturday against the Sacramento Kings. Harden scored 50 points, shooting 13 of 31 from the floor and 17 of 18 from the charity stripe. Harden also recorded 11 boards and 10 assists. For most players, Harden's averages in March would be the stuff of legends,... Read More

7 months ago

Chris Paul Plays Well In Victory

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul had a nice bounce-back outing versus the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. Paul scored 22 points, going 8-for-16 from the floor with five assists and four steals. The previous three contests weren't as successful for Paul, as he averaged 12.7 points and 5.7 assists during that span. The Rockets and... Read More

7 months ago

Clint Capela Performs Exceptionally

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela had an amazingly efficient performance Saturday against the Sacramento Kings. Capela scored 24 points, going 10-for-13 from the floor with 15 boards. Recently, Capela has been playing very well, averaging 19.3 points and 13.7 rebounds a game in the last three outings. The Rockets and Capela will next take on... Read More

7 months ago

De'Aaron Fox Assists Fantasy Owners

Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox had a great outing versus the Houston Rockets on Saturday. Fox scored 18 points, going six for 16 from the field, with four of those buckets coming from downtown. In addition to Fox's scoring output, he also had 10 assists and seven boards. Currently, Fox is in the middle... Read More

7 months ago


Marvin Bagley Records Double-Double

Sacramento Kings power forward Marvin Bagley played tremendously Saturday against the Houston Rockets. Bagley scored 20 points, shooting 10 of 20 from the floor with 12 boards. This has been a stellar run lately for Bagley, who has averaged 17.8 points and 9.3 rebounds in the last six contests. Next up for the Kings and... Read More

7 months ago

Trae Young Leads The Way For The Hawks

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young had a decent showing versus the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday. Young scored 26 points, shooting 10 of 25 from the field and five of five from the charity stripe. Young also had nine boards and seven assists to round out his performance. During the month of March, Young... Read More

7 months ago

John Collins Fails To Clean The Glass

Atlanta Hawks power forward John Collins didn't have the performance he was hoping for Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Collins scored 20 points, going eight for 16 from the floor. In addition to Collins' scoring production, he also had two blocks and just two rebounds in the contest. This type of outing is surprising... Read More

7 months ago

Al-Farouq Aminu Posts Double-Double

Portland Trail Blazers power forward Al-Farouq Aminu had a very good game Friday against the Atlanta Hawks. Aminu scored 17 points, going five for nine from the field with 11 boards. With the horrific injury to Blazers starting center Jusuf Nurkic, Aminu has been the main beneficiary. Aminu has averaged 14.5 points and 11 rebounds... Read More

7 months ago

Enes Kanter Solid In Atlanta

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter had a decent but uneventful outing versus the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Kanter scored 14 points, going seven for 11 from the floor with eight boards. For the month of March, Kanter has averaged just 10.2 points and seven rebounds, but that should increase with the recent injury to... Read More

7 months ago


Damian Lillard Records Game-High 36 Points

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard played tremendously Friday against the Atlanta Hawks. Lillard scored 36 points, shooting 13 of 25 from the floor with seven assists. With Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum going down with an injury, Lillard has really picked it up. Since McCollum went down, Lillard has averaged 24.1 points and... Read More

7 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Struggles In Last Game Of Road Trip

Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell will want to forget his performance versus the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday. Russell scored 13 points, shooting six of 19 from the floor with eight assists. Even with the less-than-stellar outing Thursday, the road trip was very good for Russell, as he averaged 26.1 points and 8.9 assists during... Read More

7 months ago

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Surprises Philadelphia

Brooklyn Nets small forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had a very good outing Thursday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Hollis-Jefferson scored 19 points, going seven for 14 shooting with 10 boards. This kind of performance is very rare for Hollis-Jefferson, who was a healthy scratch the previous two contests. The next opponent for the Nets and Hollis-Jefferson are... Read More

7 months ago

J.J. Redick Shoots Well In Victory

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard J.J. Redick had a solid performance versus the Brooklyn Nets Thursday. Redick scored 18 points, going six for 12 from the field, with four of those buckets coming from downtown. Besides Redick's scoring production, he also had three assists and three boards. In the last five games, Redick has been productive,... Read More

7 months ago

Ben Simmons Performs Well Against Brooklyn

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons played well Thursday against the Brooklyn Nets. Simmons scored 16 points, going seven for 14 from the field with eight assists. The month of March was very productive for Simmons, as he averaged 18.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 7.7 assists. The 76ers and Simmons next take on the Minnesota... Read More

7 months ago


Joel Embiid Dominates Thursday

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid had a tremendous outing versus the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday. Embiid scored 39 points, shooting 12 of 20 from the floor and 12 of 16 from the free-throw line. Also in the contest, Embiid had 13 boards and six assists. This was the fourth game in a row where Embiid... Read More

7 months ago

Bradley Beal Scores Game-High 40 Points

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal played extremely well Saturday against the Memphis Grizzlies. Beal scored 40 points shooting 12-of-17 from the floor with nine of those buckets coming from long-range. In addition to Beal's scoring production, he also had seven assists and five boards in the outing. For the last five games, Beal has... Read More

7 months ago

Tomas Satoransky Continues To Struggle Shooting

Washington Wizards shooting guard Tomas Satoransky had a decent but inefficient performance versus the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday. Satoransky scored 15 points going three for ten from the floor and nine for nine from the free-throw line. Also in the outing, Satoransky tallied seven assists and six rebounds. The last five contests have been very rough... Read More

7 months ago

Jabari Parker Continues To Be Productive

Washington Wizards power forward Jabari Parker had a strong showing Saturday against the Memphis Grizzlies. Parker scored 20 points going six for thirteen from the field with 11 boards. In the last 10 games, Parker has played very well averaging 16.7 points and 8.2 rebounds which are both higher than his career averages. Next, up... Read More

7 months ago

Jonas Valanciunas Plays Well Saturday

Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas played very well in the contest versus the Washington Wizards Saturday. Valanciunas scored 22 points shooting 10-of-17 with eight rebounds. Since Valanciunas joined the Grizzlies he has increased his production averaging 17.9 points and eight rebounds both are higher than his marks for the season. The Rockets on Wednesday are... Read More

7 months ago


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