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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.


Nikola Jokic Continues To Fill The Stat Sheet

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic continued his strong play in February on Sunday night versus the Houston Rockets. Jokic scored 21 points, going 7-for-18 from the floor and 7-for-9 from the free throw line. In the contest, Jokic also had 14 boards and eight assists. For the month of February, the Joker is averaging 22.4... Read More

2 years ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Plays And Records Double-Double

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns played very well Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls. Towns scored 22 point,s shooting 9-for-20 from the field, and also going 4-for-6 from the charity stripe. In the contest, Towns also had 13 rebounds to record his 53rd double-double of the season. KAT and the Timberwolves next take on the... Read More

2 years ago

Nemanja Bjelica Shoots Poorly

Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Nemanja Bjelica didn't play efficiently Saturday night versus the Chicago Bulls. Bjelica scored eight points, going 3-for-9 from the floor and only 1-for-6 from three-point range. In the contest, Bjelica also recorded seven boards and four assists. Bjelicia played 33 minutes in the 10 games before the Jimmy Butler injury, and he... Read More

2 years ago

Jimmy Butler Could Return For Playoffs

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler (knee) will be out for the remainder of the regular season. Butler suffered a meniscus injury in his right knee during Friday’s loss to the Houston Rockets, but he could potentially return in time for the playoffs. For fantasy owners, this is not good news. While he is out, look... Read More

2 years ago

Gary Harris Has A Quality Game Friday Night

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Gary Harris played very efficiently Friday against the San Antonio Spurs. Harris scored 23 points, going 10-for-16 from the field. Harris also contributed three boards, three assists and two steals to his stat sheet. The month of February has been very kind to Harris, with the Nuggets shooting guard averaging 18.9... Read More

2 years ago


Nikola Jokic's Hot Streak Resumes After All-Star Break

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic picked up right where he left off before that All-Star break, recording another triple-double, this time versus the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Jokic scored 28 points, going 10-for-16 from the floor, with three of those made shots coming from three-point territory. Friday night's contest was the third in... Read More

2 years ago

Andrew Wiggins Has A Very Solid Game Friday Night

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins played well Friday night versus the Houston Rockets. Wiggins scored 21 points, going 8-for-16 from the floor, with three of those made shots coming from long range. This was the first game in the month of February where Wiggins had 20 or more points. So far in the month... Read More

2 years ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Is A Double-Double Machine

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns again cleaned the glass against the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Towns scored 18 points, going 6-for-15 from the field, and also hitting all five shots from the charity stripe. In the contest, KAT had 13 rebounds and three assists to along with his scoring output. Towns has been rebounding... Read More

2 years ago

Russell Westbrook Goes Into The All-Star Break Strong

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had a very good performance Wednesday night going up against the Memphis Grizzlies. Westbrook scored 23 points, shooting 6-for-14 from the field and going 11-for-12 from the free throw line. In the contest, Westbrook also had 15 assists and 13 rebounds to record a triple-double. The next matchup... Read More

2 years ago

Paul George Has Solid Night Shooting

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George had a very good outing Wednesday night versus the Memphis Grizzlies. George scored 28 points, going 10-for-15 from the floor, with six of those made shots coming from deep. Also in the contest, George had six rebounds, four assists and two steals. This was the sixth game in... Read More

2 years ago


Karl-Anthony Towns Has A Solid Game Sunday

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns had a solid all-around game Sunday versus the Sacramento Kings. Towns scored 29 points, shooting 10-for-17 from the field and 7-for-7 from the charity stripe. Towns also had eight boards, six assists and three blocks. The contest Sunday snapped his double-double streak of eight games. The next matchup for KAT... Read More

2 years ago

Paul George Puts Up 33 Points

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George put up a lot of points but didn't shoot very well in the game Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies. George scored 33 points, going 10-for-24 from the floor and 8-for-11 from the free throw line. In the matchup versus the Grizzlies, PG-13 also had eight assists and three... Read More

2 years ago

Will Barton Has A Very Efficient Game

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Will Barton shot the ball well in his matchup Saturday night versus the Phoenix Suns. Barton scored 25 points, going 10-for-14 from the floor, with four of those made shots coming from downtown. Also in the game, Barton had five boards and fives assists. In the last five contests, the Nuggets... Read More

2 years ago

Nikola Jokic Struggles From The Floor

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic had a difficult time shooting Saturday in the contest against the Phoenix Suns. Jokic scored 21 points, going 5-for-12 from the field, but he did go 10-for-11 from the free-throw line. Jokic also had nine boards and eight assists. In the past nine games, the Joker has gone 45 percent... Read More

2 years ago

Nikola Jokic Has Solid Game

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic had a decent all-around performance Friday while going up against the Houston Rockets. Jokic scored 14 points, shooting 6-for-8 from the floor. The Joker also had seven boards, five assists and two steals. In the past four contests, the Nuggets center has averaged 19.25 points, 11.25 rebounds and 7.75 assists.... Read More

2 years ago


Jimmy Butler Plays Extremely Well

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler had a superb performance on Wednesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Butler scored 35 points, going 14-for-21 from the field, with four of those made shots coming from downtown. Butler also had six assists, five rebounds and two steals. Since coming back from an injury, Butler hasn't missed a beat.... Read More

2 years ago

Karl-Anthony Towns On Fire From Deep

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns shot the lights out on Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Towns scored 30 points, shooting 10-for-12 from the floor, making all six three-point attempts and hitting all four free throw shots in addition to 10 boards and two blocks. Towns has been hot from long range as of late,... Read More

2 years ago

Rudy Gobert Was Less Than Efficient Wednesday

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert struggled shooting against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Gobert scored just eight points, shooting 1-for-5 from the field and 6-for-8 from the charity stripe, in addition to 12 rebounds and two blocks. In his previous five games, Gobert had a field goal percentage of 60 percent per game and... Read More

2 years ago

Ricky Rubio Continues Strong Play

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio played well on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. Rubio scored 29 points, going 6-for-16 from the floor and 11-for-14 from the free throw line. He also had eight boards, three assists, and three steals. In the last seven games, Rubio has been shooting well, averaging 54 percent from... Read More

2 years ago

Rudy Gobert Played Very Efficiently

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert played very well Monday night versus the New Orleans Pelicans. Gobert scored 19 points going 7-for-8 from the floor and a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line. Also in the contest Monday night Gobert had 10 boards and one block shot. Since coming back from injury nine games ago... Read More

2 years ago


Ricky Rubio Continues Hot Streak

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio has been playing very well lately and that continued Monday night going up against the New Orleans Pelicans. Rubio scored 20 points shooting 8-for-19 from the floor and went 3-for-4 from the charity stripe. To round out the game Rubio also had 11 assists as well. Rubio in the... Read More

2 years ago

Damian Lillard Continues To High Scoring

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard had a solid game versus the Detroit Pistons Monday night. Lillard scored 20 points shooting 8-for-17 from the floor. Also in the contest, Lillard had five rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Dame has been scoring at an extremely high rate for a little over a month now,... Read More

2 years ago

CJ McCollum Has Rough Game

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum didn't have the best of performances Monday night going up against the Detroit Pistons. McCollum scored 14 points going 6-for-15 from the field with two of those made shots coming from three-point range. The other counting categories McCollum also floundered in putting up two rebounds and one assist.... Read More

2 years ago

Russell Westbrook Has A Solid Game Shooting

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had a very good game shooting Sunday going up against the Los Angeles Lakers. Westbrook scored 36 points going 15-for-25 from the floor and 6-for-8 from the free throw line. Also in the game, Westbrook had nine assists and five rebounds. This was the first game in the... Read More

2 years ago

Paul George Has A Solid Performance

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George played very well Sunday versus the Los Angeles Lakers. George scored 26 points going 10-for-19 from the floor with three of those made shots coming from deep and also hitting 3-for-4 from the charity stripe. Adding to George's stat line was seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals.... Read More

2 years ago


CJ McCollum Couldn't Keep Up Hot Shooting

Portland Trail Blazer shooting guard CJ McCollum scored well but didn't do it very efficiently versus the Boston Celtics Sunday. McCollum scored 22 points going 9-for-22 from the floor with three of those made shots coming from downtown. Also in the contest, McCollum recorded three boards and three assists. In the previous five games, McCollum... Read More

2 years ago

Damian Lillard Scores Well But Inefficiently

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard put up decent counting stats but was less than efficient doing it Sunday against the Boston Celtics. Lillard scored 21 points shooting 6-for-19 from the floor but did go 7-for-8 from the free throw line. Dame also contributed nine assists and six rebounds to round out the contest.... Read More

2 years ago

Nikola Jokic Has A Solid Overall Game

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic had a very good game Saturday night against the Golden State Warriors. Jokic scored 19 points shooting 7-for-16 from the floor with two of those made shots coming from three-point range. Also in the contest, Jokic recorded nine rebounds and five assists. In the past eight games, the Joker has... Read More

2 years ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Crashes The Boards

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns had a solid game rebounding Saturday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. Towns scored 22 points going 8-for-16 from the field with three of those made shots coming from deep. Towns was cleaning the glass though Saturday getting 16 boards. The game against the Pelicans was Towns sixth in a... Read More

2 years ago

Jimmy Butler Has Another Outstanding Game

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler had a very solid performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday night. Butler scored 30 points going 11-for-21 from the floor and 6-for-9 from the charity stripe. Also in the contest, Butler accumulated eight assists and seven rebounds. Butler has been shooting the ball extremely well as of late... Read More

2 years ago


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