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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.


Mike Conley Leads The Way For The Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley had a very good performance Saturday against the Washington Wizards. Conley scored 28 points going 8-of-15 from the field with 12 assists. Once the calendar turned to March Conley started to heat up averaging 25.7 points and 7.3 assists since the month began. The next opponent for the Grizzlies... Read More

7 months ago

Elfrid Payton Records Triple-Double Friday

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Elfrid Payton had a very good performance Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Payton scored 14 points going four for eleven from the floor and five for six from the charity stripe. Besides Payton's scoring output he also had 16 assists and 12 boards. This was the third triple-double in... Read More

7 months ago

Julius Randle Records Game-High 45 Points

New Orleans Pelicans center Julius Randle had a stellar showing versus the Portland Trail Blazers Friday. Randle scored 45 points shooting 20-of 34 from the floor. Besides the amazing scoring output, Randle had he also accumulated eleven boards and six assists. After the trade deadline expired Randle's production has picked up as he has averaged... Read More

7 months ago

Enes Kanter Is Finding His Place In Portland

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter had an efficient performance Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Kanter scored 17 points shooting six for seven from the field with eight boards. When Kanter was first signed by the Blazers it was a struggle for him but in the last three contests, Kanter has been playing fairly... Read More

7 months ago

C.J. McCollum Continues Solid Play

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum performed well versus the New Orleans Pelicans Friday. McCollum scored 23 points going 10-of-20 from the field. Also in the outing, McCollum recorded five boards and four assists. For the last five games, McCollum has been on fire averaging 27.2 points a contest while shooting 55.4 percent from... Read More

7 months ago


Damian Lillard Performs Well Friday

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard had a solid outing Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Lillard scored 24 points going eight for eighteen from the floor with four of those buckets coming from deep. In addition to Dame's scoring production, he also had seven assists and two steals. When the calendar changed to... Read More

7 months ago

Kyrie Irving Leads The Way For Boston

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving played well in the game Thursday against the Sacramento Kings. Irving scored 31 points shooting 11-of-28 from the floor and 8-of-9 from the charity stripe. Besides Irving's scoring production he also had 12 assists and 10 boards. After the All-Star break, Irving has hit the ground running averaging 23.2... Read More

7 months ago

Marcus Morris Records Double-Double Thursday

Boston Celtics power forward Marcus Morris had a satisfactory performance versus the Sacramento Kings Thursday. Morris scored 21 points going seven for fifteen from the field with 13 boards. The contest Thursday was definitely out of the norm for Morris who is averaging 13.4 points and 5.7 rebounds a game for the month of March.... Read More

7 months ago

Buddy Hield Scores Game-High 34 Points

Sacramento Kings shooting guard Buddy Hield had a tremendous game Thursday against the Boston Celtics. Hield scored 34 points going 14-of-24 from the floor with six of those buckets coming from downtown. In the last ten outings, Hield has stepped it up averaging 24.5 points and 8.2 rebounds. The Kings and Hield play the Philadelphia... Read More

7 months ago

De'Aaron Fox Performs Well In Defeat

Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox had a very good all-around outing versus the Boston Celtics Thursday. Fox scored 19 points going seven for fifteen from the field. Also in the contest, Fox recorded nine assists, seven boards, and three steals. In the last five games, Fox has really played well averaging 20.8 points with... Read More

7 months ago


Harrison Barnes Starting To Find His Place In Sacramento

Sacramento Kings small forward Harrison Barnes had a solid performance Thursday against the Boston Celtics. Barnes scored 20 points shooting seven for twelve from the floor with three of the buckets coming from beyond the arc. In addition to Barnes' scoring output, he also tallied five boards and four assists. When Barnes was first traded... Read More

7 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Shoots Poorly In OKC

Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell didn't play particularly well Wednesday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell scored 14 points going six for eighteen from the floor with seven assists. In the last three games, Russell has played very poorly shooting just 31.4 percent from the field and averaging just 14.3 points a game. Both... Read More

7 months ago

Spencer Dinwiddie Plays Well In Loss

Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie had a very good game against the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday. Dinwiddie scored 25 points shooting eight for seventeen from the floor with five boards. Since coming back from injury Dinwiddie has averaged 19.4 points and 4.1 assists. The scoring average is up slightly from his season mark and... Read More

7 months ago

Steven Adams Continues Efficient Play

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams had a solid performance Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets. Adams scored 13 points going six for twelve from the floor with seven boards. Since the beginning of March Adams has really played well averaging 12.3 points and 11 rebounds. The Thunder and Adams next face the Indiana Pacers on... Read More

7 months ago

Russell Westbrook Scores Game-High 31 Points

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook played tremendously versus the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday. Westbrook scored 31 points shooting 12-of-23 from the field with four of those buckets coming from deep. Also in the contest, Westbrook had 12 boards and 11 assists. This was Westbrook's first triple-double since February 28th which is odd considering he... Read More

7 months ago


Paul George Is Productive In A Multitude Of Ways

Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George had an excellent all-around contest Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets. George scored 25 points going nine for eighteen from the floor. In the game, George also tallied nine boards with two steals and two blocks. This was the first outing since George's minor injury where he shot 50... Read More

7 months ago

Chris Paul Still Struggling With Jumper

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul had a rough game Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Paul scored nine points going two for eleven from the floor with nine assists. In the last six contests, Paul hasn't been able to buy a bucket shooting just 25.5 percent from the field. During this current six-game span, Paul... Read More

7 months ago

James Harden Inefficiently Produces Sunday

Houston Rockets point guard James Harden had a less than desirable performance versus the Dallas Mavericks Sunday. Harden scored 20 points but shot just 7-of-25 from the floor with three of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Also in the contest, Harden had five rebounds and four assists. In the last fives games, Harden... Read More

7 months ago

Clint Capela Doubles Down In Dallas

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela played very well Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Capela scored 17 points shooting six for nine from the floor with 12 boards. Since coming back from a lengthy injury Capela has averaged 12.6 points and 11.9 rebounds a contest while shooting 50 percent or better in each game back. The... Read More

7 months ago

Jalen Brunson Contributes Nicely

Dallas Mavericks point guard Jalen Brunson had a solid outing versus the Houston Rockets Sunday. Brunson scored 18 points going six for thirteen from the field and a perfect five for five from the charity stripe. In the last four games, Brunson has been exceeding expectations averaging 14.3 points, 5.5 assists, and 3.25 rebounds all... Read More

7 months ago


Luka Doncic Fills The Stat Sheet

Dallas Mavericks small forward Luka Doncic had a decent but inefficient performance Sunday against the Houston Rockets. Doncic scored 19 points going five for sixteen from the floor and eight for nine from the free-throw line. Also in the outing, Doncic had 15 boards and nine assists. This was Doncic's fourth straight game shooting 45... Read More

7 months ago

Spencer Dinwiddie Flourishes Off The Bench

Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie had a very strong showing Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks. Dinwiddie scored 23 points going seven for fourteen from the field with four of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Also in the contest, Dinwiddie had seven assists and six boards. Since coming back from injury Dinwiddie has... Read More

7 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Struggles With Jump Shot

Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell didn't have a very good outing versus the Atlanta Hawks Saturday. Russell scored 18 points going 6-of-23 from the floor with six assists. In the last five contests, Russell hasn't been at his best averaging 17.6 points and 7.8 assists but shooting just 38.6 percent from the field. Next,... Read More

7 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Struggles With Jump Shot

Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell didn't have a very good outing versus the Atlanta Hawks Saturday. Russell scored 18 points going 6-of-23 from the floor with six assists. In the last five contests, Russell hasn't been at his best averaging 17.6 points and 7.8 assists but shooting just 38.6 percent from the field. Next,... Read More

7 months ago

Jarrett Allen Records Double-Double In Atlanta

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen played very well in the contest Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks. Allen scored 20 points shooting five for six from the floor with 12 boards. This was Allen's second straight outing where he recorded double figures in both points and rebounds. The Nets and Allen play the Detroit Pistons next... Read More

7 months ago


John Collins Plays Exceptionally Well Saturday

Atlanta Hawks power forward John Collins had a tremendous performance versus the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. Collins scored 33 points going 13-of-20 from the floor with 20 boards. Since Collins came back from his minor injury he has been on fire averaging 25.5 points and 15 rebounds while shooting 61.3 percent from the field. The... Read More

7 months ago

Trae Young Shoots Poorly But Still Produces

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young didn't have the performance he would have hoped for Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets. Young scored 23 points going 4-of-14 from the floor and 13-of-16 from the charity stripe. Also in the contest Young recorded 11 assists and 10 rebounds. In the last three contests, Young has been in... Read More

7 months ago

Marvin Williams Scores Game-High 30 Points

Charlotte Hornets power forward Marvin Williams had a surprising contest Friday against the Washington Wizards. Williams scored 30 points shooting 10-of-16 from the floor with seven boards. The outing Friday was definitely out of the ordinary for Williams. Since February Williams is averaging 12.5 points and six rebounds. The Hornets and Williams will be playing... Read More

8 months ago

Kemba Walker Inefficiently Produces Friday

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker didn't have a strong outing versus the Washington Wizards Friday. Walker scored 18 points going six for nineteen from the floor with six assists. This was the third straight contest that Walker had shot below 35 percent from the field. During this three-game span, Walker has averaged 18.7 points... Read More

8 months ago

Jeremy Lamb Records Double-Double Off The Bench

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Jeremy Lamb had a solid showing Friday against the Washington Wizards. Lamb scored 19 points shooting four for ten from the floor and eight for eight from the charity stripe. Included with Lamb's scoring production he also had ten boards and three blocks. In the last five games, Lamb has been... Read More

8 months ago


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