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About Taavi Pailk - RotoBaller

Sports nut since day 1 on the planet. Don't talk much, but write a lot. A firm believer that James Harden is the real MVP.

Taavi Pailk - RotoBaller has written 3143 articles so far, you can find them below.

Markieff Morris Scores Team-High 16 Points On Sunday

Washington Wizards forward/center Markieff Morris produced 16 points off the bench on Sunday against Indiana to lead the team in scoring. John Wall and Bradley Beal both had just seven points, so the Wizards needed somebody to take over the scoring and Morris did just that. He shot 5-for-12 from the field, missing mostly from... Read More

11 months ago

John Wall Posts Seven-Point Dud In Return

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall was back on the court on Sunday against Indiana after missing Saturday's matchup against the Suns with an illness, but it might've been a better idea to sit out another game. Wall shot just 1-for-7 from the field to finish with seven points in 28 minutes. Bradley Beal, who... Read More

11 months ago

Domantas Sabonis Collects 15th Double-Double Of The Season

Indiana Pacers forward/center Domantas Sabonis posted his 15th double-double of the season on Sunday, finishing a 105-89 win over Washington with 15 points and 10 rebounds. He missed only one of his seven field goal attempts while shooting 3-for-4 from the line. Sabonis also had three assists and two blocks in what was another very... Read More

11 months ago

Victor Oladipo Dishes Out Nine Assists Versus Wizards

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo struggled with his shot on Sunday against Washington, finishing with 12 points on 4-for-14 shooting, but he saved his fantasy line with nine assists, six rebounds, and three steals. The Pacers still picked up a comfortable win with a 105-89 scoreline, so Oladipo's cold night didn't hurt them at all.... Read More

11 months ago

Myles Turner Extends Double-Double Streak On Sunday

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner recorded a fourth consecutive double-double on Sunday, finishing a 105-89 win over Washington with 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds. He shot 8-for-17 from the field, including 1-for-2 from downtown. Turner also extended his run with multiple blocks to five games. The fourth-year big man from Texas is having... Read More

11 months ago

Reggie Jackson Scores 16 Points In Sunday's Loss

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson played well on Sunday against Atlanta, but he couldn't save the team from a 98-95 loss. He led the starters with 16 points on 5-for-12 shooting. Blake Griffin had only 15 points and Andre Drummond finished with 13. Langston Galloway came off the bench to lead the whole team... Read More

11 months ago

Andre Drummond Swats Away Five Shots On Sunday

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond struggled with foul trouble on Sunday against Atlanta, but he still ended up posting a good fantasy line in 29 minutes on the floor with 13 points, 15 rebounds, five blocks, and two steals. He also dished out a pair of assists, while shooting 6-for-12 from the field and 1-for-6... Read More

11 months ago

Trae Young Loses The Ball Six Times On Sunday

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young struggled to leave his mark on the game in Sunday's matchup with the Pistons, shooting 0-for-3 from deep and committing six turnovers. He finished with 12 points on 4-for-14 overall shooting. On the positive side, Young posted a new career high with seven rebounds and he picked up a... Read More

11 months ago

Alex Len Grabs 17 Rebounds In Start

Atlanta Hawks center Alex Len started on Sunday against the Pistons with John Collins (ankle) out, and he performed very well, finishing with 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds. Len also had three blocks, although his shot was quite a bit off, with him ending up going 7-for-18 from the field. Len has improved... Read More

11 months ago

Vince Carter Leads Hawks In Scoring On Sunday

Atlanta Hawks guard/forward Vince Carter rolled back the years on Sunday, finishing a 98-95 win over Detroit as the team's leading scorer. Vinsanity scored 18 points on 7-for-14 shooting in 28 minutes off the bench, adding seven rebounds and two assists to his tally. He was 3-for-9 from deep. It was a great performance from... Read More

11 months ago

Connor McDavid Joins Elite Company With Three-Point Effort

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid recorded his third three-plus point night of the month in Saturday's 6-3 home loss to Tampa, joining a list of some of the best hockey players the world has ever seen. McDavid had three assists to join an exclusive set of players with 100 goals, 200 assists, and 300 points... Read More

11 months ago

Linus Ullmark Shuts Out The Ducks On Saturday

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark picked up his second career shutout on Saturday, stopping all 40 shots in a 3-0 win against Anaheim. Rasmus Dahlin, Jeff Skinner, and Conor Sheary provided the goals. Ullmark improved his record for the season to 8-1-3. He's registered a 2.71 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage. Both of... Read More

11 months ago

Pheonix Copley Gets First Career Shutout Versus Senators

Washington Capitals goaltender Pheonix Copley turned out to be unbeatable for the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, as he picked up his first career shutout with 35 saves. Brett Connolly, Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana, and Michal Kempny scored the goals in a 4-0 road win. Copley struggled mightily in his first few career appearances, but he's... Read More

11 months ago

Alexander Radulov Pushes Stars To Rare Road Victory

Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov finished Saturday's 2-1 win over Minnesota with a goal and an assist, helping the team record only their seventh road win of the season. The Russian helped Jamie Benn provide the opening goal of the game before finishing things off himself with just 10 ticks left in overtime. John... Read More

11 months ago

Nikita Kucherov Picks Up Five Points In Saturday's Win

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov had an extraordinary game on Saturday against the Oilers, posting his first career five-point performance in a 6-3 win. Connor McDavid had three assists, but all the talk is about Kucherov after the game. He scored an unassisted goal and dished out four assists in what was the... Read More

11 months ago

Laurent Brossoit Posts 40-Save Shutout In Vancouver

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit notched his first shutout of the season on Saturday, making 40 saves in a 1-0 win over Vancouver. Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien assisted Mark Scheifele on a very late game-winner, which came 18:28 into the third period. Brossoit has been superb in his spot starts this season, posting an... Read More

11 months ago

Deandre Ayton Grabs Huge Double-Double In Saturday's Loss

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton was dominant again on Saturday, finishing a tough triple-overtime loss to Washington with 26 points and 17 rebounds. He shot 11-for-18 from the field and 4-for-5 from the line while providing one steal and one block defensively. Ayton looked to have been sleepwalking at the start of the month, but... Read More

11 months ago

Devin Booker Registers Double-Double In Losing Effort

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker had a big game against the Wizards on Saturday, but he couldn't lead his team to victory. He finished a triple-overtime loss with 33 points and 14 assists. Booker could've easily posted an even bigger line, but his shot simply wasn't there for most of the night. He went an... Read More

11 months ago

Jeff Green And Tomas Satoransky Close To Double-Doubles

Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green and guard Tomas Satoransky were both close to finishing Saturday's 149-146 triple-overtime win against the Suns with a double-double. Green had 20 points and eight rebounds, while Satoransky, who benefited from the absence of John Wall (illness), scored 17 points and dished out nine assists. Both players have seen their... Read More

11 months ago

Thomas Bryant Has Career Night On Saturday

Washington Wizards center Thomas Bryant dominated against the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, scoring 31 points on perfect 14-for-14 shooting and grabbing 13 rebounds. Wilt Chamberlain is the only player in NBA history to have a perfect shooting night with at least 15 field goal attempts, so Bryant came really close to joining elite company. The... Read More

11 months ago

Bradley Beal Records First Career Triple-Double

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal did everything in Saturday's 149-146 win over Phoenix, finishing with his first career triple-double that featured 40 points, 15 assists, and 10 rebounds. He shot 17-for-33 from the floor, including 4-for-12 from downtown. John Wall (illness) was a late scratch, so Beal needed to take over, and he didn't... Read More

11 months ago

Aleksander Barkov And Jonathan Huberdeau Have Multiple Assists

Florida Panthers forwards Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau factored in both of the team's goals in Saturday's 2-1 win at Detroit, finishing the game with two assists. They set up Mike Hoffman for a power-play goal early in the game and helped Evgenii Dadonov score the game-winner. Thomas Vanek scored Detroit's only goal. Multi-point games... Read More

11 months ago

Cam Atkinson Scores Two Goals In Jackets Win

Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson recorded his fifth multi-goal game on Saturday, netting twice in a 4-3 road win at Philadelphia. Artemi Panarin also enjoyed ruining Carter Hart's perfect career record, registering the game-winning goal and two assists. The goals have dried up a bit for Atkinson this month, but getting six in... Read More

11 months ago

Collin Delia Impresses On Friday

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Collin Delia put on a show on Friday night, stopping the league's best line and the whole Colorado team to register a 2-1 win. Alex DeBrincat and Artem Anisimov scored the goals. Delia saved 35 of 36 shots in his first appearance of the season. The 24-year-old netminder has done well in... Read More

11 months ago

Tom Wilson Scores 10th Goal Of The Season

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson reached double figures in goals already in his 15th game of the season, scoring the game-winner in Friday's 2-1 success over Buffalo. Chandler Stephenson scored a shorty for the Caps. Wilson has cooled down considerably in recent weeks, but he still keeps impressing with his play. Only Auston Matthews,... Read More

11 months ago

Matt Duchene Returns With Two Goals

Ottawa Senators center Matt Duchene returned to the lineup on Friday, scoring both of the team's goals in a 5-2 loss at New Jersey. He also had a team-high five shots on goal, while logging 19:42 on the ice. Duchene hadn't played since Dec. 6 due to a lower-body injury. He's had a very successful... Read More

11 months ago

Taylor Hall Has Four Points In Devils Win

New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall logged his second four-point performance of the season on Friday, finishing a 5-2 win over Ottawa with two goals and two assists. He also had a game-high six shots on net, while finishing with a plus-three rating. Hall actually carries a minus-five for the season, so his plus/minus... Read More

11 months ago

Carey Price Records 300th Career Win

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price stopped 36 of 37 shots on Thursday against Arizona to record his 300th career win. He joins Jacques Plante as the only two goalies in franchise history to register 300 wins. Price has been in hot form this month, so getting past Plante's 314 wins this season looks like a... Read More

11 months ago

Steven Stamkos Climbs Tampa's Goal-Scoring List

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos is the second-highest goal-scorer in franchise history after netting his 366th career marker in Thursday's 5-4 shootout win at Calgary. Stammer surpassed Martin St. Louis (365) and he now trails only Vincent Lecavalier (383). The captain's goal was a vital one as well, as it sparked a comeback from... Read More

11 months ago

Eric Gordon Has 20 Points In Thursday's Loss

Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon was the team's second-leading scorer in Thursday's loss to Miami, ending up with 20 points on 6-for-17 shooting. P.J. Tucker had 14, Danuel House Jr. 10 and Clint Capela just eight points. Chris Paul scored only four points in 12 minutes before being forced off with a hamstring injury.... Read More

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