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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.


Bobby Portis Leads The Way For Washington

Washington Wizards power forward Bobby Portis played extremely well versus the Charlotte Hornets Friday. Portis scored 23 points going 10-of-16 from the field with nine boards. Since Portis was sent to the Wizards he has really been stepping it up averaging 15.7 points and 8.8 rebounds. Next, up for the Wizards and Portis are the... Read More

8 months ago

Bradley Beal Ends Streak In Charlotte

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal had a rough outing Friday against the Charlotte Hornets. Beal scored 15 points shooting 4-of-21 from the floor and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line. In addition to Beal's scoring output, he also tallied seven assists and five steals. Even with Friday's performance Beal has been playing well lately averaging... Read More

8 months ago

Dwight Powell Continues To Be Efficient

Dallas Mavericks power forward Dwight Powell had an amazing outing Wednesday against the Washington Wizards. Powell scored 26 points going 11-of-12 from the floor with 10 boards. In the last five games, Powell has averaged 19 points and 7.8 rebounds in the last five contests shooting 80 percent during that span. The Orlando Magic will... Read More

8 months ago

Luka Doncic Scores Game-High 31 Points

Dallas Mavericks small forward Luka Doncic had an exceptional performance versus the Washington Wizards Wednesday. Doncic scored 31 points shooting 11-of-26 from the floor and 7-of-9 from the charity stripe. Included with Doncic's scoring production he also had eleven boards, seven assists, and four steals. In the last five contests Doncic has stepped up his... Read More

8 months ago

Trevor Ariza Shines Playing In Washington

Washington Wizards small forward Trevor Ariza had a very strong showing Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks. Ariza scored 22 points going eight for fourteen from the field with three of those buckets coming from three-point range. In addition, Ariza also had six boards and three assists in the contest. Since February Ariza has really stepped... Read More

8 months ago


Jabari Parker Is Starting To Find His Place

Washington Wizards power forward Jabari Parker played extremely well versus the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday. Parker scored 20 points going ten for eleven from the field with nine boards. In the last five games, Parker has averaged 15 points a contest shooting 60.8 percent from the floor. Parker and the Wizards play the Charlotte Hornets next... Read More

8 months ago

Bradley Beal Maintains Stellar Play

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal had an impressive outing Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks. Beal scored 30 points shooting 11-of-19 from the floor with two of those buckets coming from deep. Currently, Beal is on an impressive streak where he has scored 20 points or more in 18 straight games. The Charlotte Hornets are... Read More

8 months ago

Donovan Mitchell Scores Game-High 46 Points

Utah Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell had a marvelous contest Saturday against the Milwaukee Bucks. Mitchell scored 46 points shooting 15-of-32 from the field with six assists. Coming out of the All-Star break Mitchell has been playing tremendously averaging 33 points with 5.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists a contest. Next, up for the Jazz and... Read More

8 months ago

Rudy Gobert Under-Performs Saturday

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert didn't have the performance he was hoping for versus the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday. Gobert scored five points going two for nine from the floor with nine boards. The game Saturday isn't the norm for Gobert who has averaged since February 16.7 points, 12.6 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks. The Jazz and... Read More

8 months ago

Derrick Favors Plays Marvelously

Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors played extremely well Saturday against the Milwaukee Bucks. Favors scored 23 points shooting ten for twelve from the field with 18 boards and three blocks. In the last three contests, Favors has been on fire averaging 17 points and 13.3 rebounds an outing. The next opponent for the Jazz... Read More

8 months ago


Khris Middleton Shoots Poorly In Utah

Milwaukee Bucks small forward Khris Middleton had a less than stellar performance versus the Utah Jazz Saturday. Middleton scored 29 points going 8-of-24 from the field with four of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Besides Middleton's scoring production he also had nine boards and six assists. In the last five games, Middleton has... Read More

8 months ago

Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores 43 Points In Loss

Milwaukee Bucks power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had a spectacularly Saturday against the Utah Jazz. Antetokounmpo scored 43 points shooting 15-of-26 from the floor and 11-of-19 from the charity stripe. Also in the contest, the Greek Freak had 14 boards and eight assists. Since the All-Star break, Antetokounmpo has picked up right where he left off... Read More

8 months ago

Spencer Dinwiddie Returns With A Bang

Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie came-back with a decent performance Friday against the Charlotte Hornets. Dinwiddie scored 15 points going six for thirteen from the floor with four assists. This was Dinwiddie's first game action since January 23rd. For the season Dinwiddie is averaging 17.2 points and five assists so Friday's stat line is... Read More

8 months ago

Jarrett Allen Disappoints Against Charlotte

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen had a poor showing versus the Charlotte Hornets Friday. Allen scored 10 points shooting four for five from the field with two boards. Since coming out of the All-Star break Allen has struggled mightily averaging 10.8 points and 7.6 rebounds both are below his season marks. The Nets and Allen's... Read More

8 months ago

D'Angelo Russell Inefficiently Produces

Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell had rough night Friday against the Charlotte Hornets. Russell scored 22 points going 9-of-24 from the field with nine assists. In the last five contests, Russell hasn't shot very well averaging 25.4 points per game but shooting just 42.5 percent from the field. The Nets and Russell take on... Read More

8 months ago


Jeremy Lamb Heats Up Off The Bench

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Jeremy Lamb had a solid outing versus the Brooklyn Nets Friday. Lamb scored 22 points going seven for fifteen from the floor and seven for seven from the free-throw line. Since being moved to the second unit Lamb hasn't missed a beat averaging 15.2 points and 5.6 boards a contest. Both... Read More

8 months ago

Kemba Walker Records Game-High 25 Points

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker played terrifically Friday against the Brooklyn Nets. Walker scored 25 points shooting 12-of-20 from the floor. In the contest, Walker also had seven assists, four boards, and four steals. Since hosting the All-Star game Walker has been on fire averaging 28.4 points and 6.2 assists an outing. The Hornets... Read More

8 months ago

Derrick Rose Produces Well For Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose played solidly Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks. Rose scored 18 points going seven for seventeen from the floor and four for five from the charity stripe. Also in the contest, Rose tallied six boards and six assists. In the last five games, Rose has been playing very well averaging... Read More

8 months ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Scores Game-High 37 Points

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns had a stellar performance versus the Atlanta Hawks. Towns scored 37 points shooting twelve for nineteen from the floor with five of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Also in the contest Towns had 18 boards and two blocks. Since Towns' car accident he has come back with a... Read More

8 months ago

Andrew Wiggins Provides Scoring Punch

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins had a solid night Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks. Wiggins scored 21 points going nine for twenty from the floor with three boards. The month February has actually been a good month for Wiggins who has averaged 16.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.1 assists a game. For rebounds and... Read More

8 months ago


John Collins Plays Tremendously

Atlanta Hawks power forward John Collins played spectacularly versus the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday. Collins scored 34 points going 13-of-21 from the field with eight boards. The month of February has been business as usual for Collins as he has averaged 19.9 points and 8.4 rebounds a contest. The Chicago Bulls on Wednesday are next up... Read More

8 months ago

Trae Young Leads The Way For Atlanta

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young had a great outing Wednesday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Young scored 36 points shooting 9-of-22 from the field and 16-of-17 from the free-throw line. In addition to Young's scoring output and he also had ten assists and eight boards. In the last four games, Young has recorded 30 or... Read More

8 months ago

Darren Collison Is Efficient In Victory

Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison had a solid game Saturday against the Washington Wizards. Collison scored 15 points going four for seven from the field and six for six from the charity stripe. In addition to that Collison also had six boards and five assists. Since Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo went down with... Read More

8 months ago

Bojan Bogdanovic Plays Well In Washington

Indiana Pacers small forward Bojan Bogdanovic had a good but uneventful performance versus Washington Wizards Saturday. Bogdanovic scored 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting with four boards and four assists. For players in season-long categories leagues Bogdanovic has been extremely helpful as he has averaged 16.9 points and four rebounds while shooting 49.5 percent from the... Read More

8 months ago

Thaddeus Young Leads The Way For The Pacers

Indiana Pacers power forward Thaddeus Young had a tremendous outing Saturday against the Washington Wizards. Young scored 22 points going nine for eleven from the floor with four boards. The game Saturday was very much an anomaly for Young as for the month of February he has averaged just 12.8 points and 6.7 rebounds. The... Read More

8 months ago


Thomas Bryant Fills The Stat Sheet

Washington Wizards center Thomas Bryant had a stellar game off the bench versus the Indiana Pacers Saturday. Bryant scored 23 points going nine for eleven shooting with three of those buckets coming from behind the three-point line. Also in the contest, Bryant tallied 12 boards, three blocks, and two steals. This was just the second... Read More

8 months ago

Bradley Beal Scores Game-High 35 Points

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal played very well Saturday against the Indiana Pacers. Beal scored 35 points shooting 12-of-22 from the floor and 8-of-8 from the free-throw line. In the contest, Beal also had six assists and two steals to go along with his scoring production. The month of February has been an extremely... Read More

8 months ago

Nikola Vucevic Records Double-Double Friday

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic had very serviceable performance Friday against the Chicago Bulls. Vucevic scored 19 points shooting nine for sixteen from the field. In addition to Vucevic's scoring, he also had 13 boards and seven assists versus the Bulls. Quietly Vucevic has become one of the most productive centers in the NBA. Currently,... Read More

8 months ago

Evan Fournier Leads The Way For Orlando

Orlando Magic shooting guard Evan Fournier performed very well versus the Chicago Bulls Friday. Fournier scored 22 points going 8-of-17 from the floor with five assists. In the last ten games Fournier has performed better than normal averaging 16.3 points, 4.4 assists, and 3.5 rebounds all of which are higher than his season averages. The... Read More

8 months ago

Zach LaVine Continues To Be Productive

Chicago Bulls point guard Zach LaVine had a decent game Friday against the Orlando Magic. LaVine scored 22 points shooting six for fourteen from the floor with five of those buckets coming from beyond the arc. Besides LaVine's scoring production he also accumulated six assists and four rebounds. For the month of February LaVine has... Read More

8 months ago


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