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About Max Loudermilch - RotoBaller

Max Loudermilch (@MaxLoudermilch) is a senior in college with an obsession for the NBA and the NBA D-League. He participates in Yahoo Sports drafts, putting together top-seeded fantasy teams and providing deep wire analysis every week.

Max Loudermilch - RotoBaller has written 13 articles so far, you can find them below.


Wesley Johnson (Guard, Forward) - Waiver Wire Pickups

Baller Move: Add in 12 Team Leagues Analysis: Nick Young's two week departure is a big hit to owners’ fantasy warships, and opportunities abound when new talent has a chance to flap its wings. One would-be high-flying eagle is Wesley Johnson, who stands to benefit most from the situation. Since January, in games where Johnson played heavy minutes... Read More

6 years ago

NBA Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire Pickups for Deep Leagues 2/10

This is the weekly edition of The Deep Leaguer with Max Loudermilch. When you’re in too deep, look no further! Each week, we will give you the low-down on 1-2 hot NBA waiver wire options for deeper fantasy basketball leagues.   NBA Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper Leagues   Wesley Johnson (SG/SF) The Lakers have the most fragile unit... Read More

6 years ago

NBA Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire Pickups for Deep Leagues

This is the weekly edition of The Deep Leaguer with Max Loudermilch. When you’re in too deep, look no further! Each week, we will give you the low-down on 1-2 hot NBA waiver wire options for deeper fantasy basketball leagues.   NBA Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper Leagues   Markieff Morris (PF / C) Everybody's talking about Markieff Morris...... Read More

6 years ago

Matt Barnes (Forward) - Waiver Wire Analysis

Baller Move: Continue Scouting Analysis: Barnes is on the fringe of bringing some serious value in deep leagues. On Monday, Doc Rivers said that Matt is “one of our key intangible players, and we haven’t had that this year because of injuries.” The Clippers coach has since started Barnes over Jared Dudley for the past three games. In his last three games... Read More

6 years ago

Boris Diaw (Forward) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Add in Deep Leagues Analysis: Boris Diaw has quickly become an intriguing look in fantasy. As witnessed by the upset on Wednesday, the Spurs are struggling to maintain dominance in the West. With Splitter, Green and now Leonard all out with injuries, the bench has been called in.  Diaw’s minutes should skyrocket for the... Read More

6 years ago


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Fantasy Basketball Advice: Deep League Waiver Wire Adds

When you’re in too deep, look no further! Each week, we will give you the low-down on 1-2 hot NBA waiver wire options for deeper fantasy basketball leagues.   NBA Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper Fantasy Basketball Leagues Boris Diaw - PF / C Boris Diaw, who recently came under scrutiny alongside Tony Parker in the "quenelle" controversy,... Read More

6 years ago

NBA Injury News and Analysis for Fantasy Basketball (1/26)

RotoBaller is bringing you another injury-plagued week in review. Are you starting to panic after your star went down? Are you debating whether X player will be able to return at 100%? We have you covered as RotoBaller Max Loudermilch lends some insight.   NBA Injury Updates for Fantasy Basketball   Kevin Durant (SF/PF) –... Read More

6 years ago

D.J. Augustin (Guard) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Add in Deep Leagues Analysis: The second option point guard has been making it rain over the past week. Augustin has had a bunch of 10+ point/8+ assist games, and recently he has been playing like an early round hot agent. In Monday's game, he put up 27 points (5 threes) to go with 4... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Basketball Deep League Waiver Wire Adds – D.J. Augustin

This is the inaugural edition of The Deep Leaguer with RotoBaller Max Loudermilch. When you're in too deep, look no further! Each week, we will give you the low-down on 1-2 hot NBA free agents for deep fantasy basketball leagues.   NBA Waiver Wire Pickup for Deep Fantasy Basketball Leagues   Drop: Kirk Hinrich Kirk Hinrich... Read More

6 years ago

NBA Injury News and Analysis for Fantasy Basketball (1/20)

RotoBaller is bringing you another injury-plagued week in review. Are you starting to panic after your star went down? Are you debating whether X player will be able to return at 100%? We have you covered as RotoBaller Max Loudermilch lends some insight.   NBA Injury Updates for Fantasy Basketball   Tyreke Evans (SG/SF) –... Read More

6 years ago


Mike Dunleavy (Guard, Forward) - Waiver Wire Pickup

The son of the former  L.A. Clippers coach has suddenly become fantasy relevant. There’s a lot of upside here. He’s had monster games of 20+ points with plenty of boards, assists, and threes. In games where he’s played over 40 minutes, the big man has averaged an impressive 19.5 PPG. If he plays anywhere near... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Basketball Free Agent Adds for Deep Leagues - Mike Dunleavy

This is the inaugural edition of The Deep Leaguer with RotoBaller Max Loudermilch. When you're in too deep, look no further! Each week, we will give you the low-down on 1-2 hot NBA free agents for deep fantasy basketball leagues.   NBA Waiver Wire Pickups for Deep Fantasy Basketball Leagues   Bulls small forward Mike Dunleavy... Read More

6 years ago

NBA Injury News and Analysis for Fantasy Basketball (1/14)

RotoBaller is bringing you another injury-plagued week in review. Are you starting to panic after your star went down? Are you debating whether X player will be able to return at 100%? We have you covered as RotoBaller Max Loudermilch lends some insight.   NBA Injury Updates for Fantasy Basketball   Eric Bledsoe (PG/SG) –... Read More

6 years ago

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2020 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers - Adrian Houser

In life, there seem to be two kinds of people, the flashy and the boring. “Flashy” people like high-end materialistic things such as nice clothing or an expensive car. "Boring” people prefer the simpler things in life like spending time with their loved ones. This seems to be true when it comes to fantasy baseball,... Read More


Taking Out the Trash: Pitchers Who Should Junk Their Worst Pitch

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ADP Showdown – Trevor Story vs. Trea Turner

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Using Sabermetrics for Fantasy Baseball: Pitcher Statcast

Statcast metrics such as Barrels and Brls/BBE are great ways to evaluate a batter's performance, so it is only natural to assume that the metrics would be predictive for pitchers as well. As much as batters want to hit a Barrel every time, pitchers want to avoid them at all costs. Yet there is evidence... Read More


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Finding Combo-Player Values Using Z-Scores and ATC Projections

Towards the end of last season, I asked the question – “Draft Speed or Pound the Power?” Loaded in this seemingly simple query are two contradictory approaches – one for power and one for speed. Power Approach 1: Home run totals are dramatically up in baseball these days. Therefore, there are many power bats available... Read More


ADP Showdown - Whit Merrifield vs Austin Meadows

Spring training is officially underway, which means baseball season is upon us! Maybe you haven’t started prepping for your drafts, but fortunately for you, there have already been plenty of drafts, which means that fantasy players out there have already begun dealing with tough draft position decisions. The outfield position is deep as always, but... Read More


2020 Keeper Value Rankings - Third Base

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2020 Dynasty Leagues: Players to Sell (Premium Content)

As draft day approaches in dynasty leagues, the window to sell-high on a big name has never been better. The first days of spring training are a chance to cash in on players who may have hit their peak value before the 2020 season begins. Bartering is a matter of risk vs reward. You hate... Read More


Bases Loaded Podcast: Early Round Values

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Relief Pitchers to Target for Holds

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2020 Second Base Rankings - H2H Points Leagues

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ADP Showdown – Matt Olson vs Paul Goldschmidt

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2020 Second Base Rankings - Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Leagues

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Dynasty Price Check - Adam Thielen

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XFL DFS Lineup Picks For Week 3: The Checkdown

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RB Opportunity Share and Impact (NFC South & West): 2019 Review

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