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NBA Rookies To Target for Fantasy Basketball Drafts

Jerami Grant: 2019-20 Fantasy Basketball Sleeper

While it seemed that the sky was falling for half of the contenders in the Western Conference this offseason, the Denver Nuggets remained steady with a couple of offseason moves. One of them was resigning Jamal Murray to a massive extension, but the other was more under the radar as they traded for Jerami Grant... Read More

4 weeks ago

How to Punt Categories in Fantasy Basketball

Welcome to fantasy draft season for the 2019-20 NBA season! It's time to start thinking about how you're going to win your league this year. RotoBaller will be here with rankings, sleepers, players to avoid, and much more including more articles about punting strategies. Before we dive too deep into individual players, though, let's take... Read More

4 weeks ago

Fantasy Basketball Draft Busts: Centers

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who find themselves in a bad situation. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. Today, let's talk about some potential busts at the center position. For whatever reason -- be it talent, opportunity, or some combination of those two things -- these are... Read More

4 weeks ago

Cedi Osman: 2019-20 Fantasy Basketball Sleeper

In just two short seasons, Cedi Osman has certainly experienced the highs and lows of NBA basketball. His rookie campaign was spent mostly on the bench as LeBron James dragged the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Finals. Year 2 saw Osman replace James in the starting lineup, affording him ample opportunity to show off his game.... Read More

4 weeks ago

RotoBaller's Fantasy Basketball Mock Draft: Round-By-Round Recap

The most important part of fantasy sports is arguably the part where you draft players. With the NBA season right around the corner, RotoBaller's team of NBA writers got together and got down to business with our annual mock draft.  Twelve writers went through a slow mock draft through Fantrax. Let’s dive into the results!  ... Read More

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Fantasy Basketball Punt Guide: Punting Three-Pointers

Welcome to another part of RotoBaller's NBA punting guide. You can find the first part -- Trevor Crippen's overview of punting -- here, and you can get the second part -- Justin Carter's look at common issues with punting -- here. In the NBA world we live it, it feels almost impossible to punt three-pointers,... Read More

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Fantasy Basketball Punt Guide: Common Issues

Welcome to another part of RotoBaller's NBA Punt Guide for the 2019-2020 NBA season. You can find the first part -- Trevor Crippen's overview of punt strategy -- here. Go read it. Now. Do it! Punting is a great way to win fantasy basketball leagues, but you've got to do it right and use it... Read More

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The Grass Isn't Greener: NBA Player's Who'll Struggle In New Places

Free agency can be a great opportunity for players to find new homes that mesh with their playing styles and help them achieve their potential. But it can also be a chance for players to think they're doing that and then wind up in a bad situation where they're unable to find NBA success. This... Read More

1 month ago

The Grass Is Greener: NBA Player's Who'll Succeed In New Places

Free agency in the NBA is the wildest free agency in sports, which means that a ton of players have switched teams this year. Some of those players are stars and are going to be successful in their new digs. This article isn't about those players. I don't need to write Kyrie Irving is gonna be good... Read More

1 month ago

Drafting With The Fantasy Basketball Playoffs In Mind

Praise the Lord, it's fantasy basketball time again! And even though the season is over a month away, it's never too early to start preparing. The research you do before your draft is the most important research of the whole season. It will determine if you pick the right strategy, the right players, and most... Read More

1 month ago


Second-Year NBA Players Who Won't Breakout

An NBA player's second season can be a big time when it comes to breaking out. Year One is about learning the game, and that second time around is when we often start to see a player show what they can become. It can also be a time when players who struggled as rookies continue... Read More

1 month ago

Fantasy Basketball Drafting Strategies: Non-Punting (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Welcome to RotoBaller's premium draft kit! We're here to be your secret weapon when it comes to fantasy basketball season. The best punt is no punt as the saying goes. Punt punting this coming fantasy basketball draft season and win your league with an... Read More

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Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 3)

Welcome to the final part of RotoBaller's 2019 NBA mock draft, where I'll be looking at the non-lottery part of the first round. Things get murkier here and paths to immediate NBA fantasy basketball impact get tough to judge, but there should still be some solid players in the mix who can help you in... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 2)

In the first part of this mock draft, I looked in depth at the (possible) top five picks in this year's NBA Draft. In this one, we'll look at the rest of this year's lottery, picks six through 14. These players don't have the same star power and high expectations that the top five picks... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 1)

Welcome back to RotoBaller's NBA coverage! The NBA Draft is almost here, so we're here to help you make sense of it and give you an early edge on your fantasy competitors for the 2019-2020 season. In addition to this mock draft, stick around RotoBaller after the draft to see our reactions to the picks... Read More

5 months ago


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Fantasy Basketball Draft Recap: Part Three

Because we can't get enough fantasy basketball here at RotoBaller, our NBA crew put together a new league this year and just finished our draft. A few of us wanted to write about that draft and give our readers their thoughts on what they did during the draft, so decided to pull all those voices... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Basketball Draft Recap: Part Two

Because we can't get enough fantasy basketball here at RotoBaller, our NBA crew put together a new league this year and just finished our draft. A few of us wanted to write about that draft and give our readers their thoughts on what they did during the draft, so decided to pull all those voices... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Basketball Draft Recap: Part One

Because we can't get enough fantasy basketball here at RotoBaller, our NBA crew put together a new league this year and just finished our draft. A few of us wanted to write about that draft and give our readers their thoughts on what they did during the draft, so decided to pull all those voices... Read More

1 year ago

How To Find Value In Fantasy Basketball Auction Drafts

Often I've been asked by fantasy players if they've gotten a good value for a certain player in an auction draft, but without the person giving me an entire breakdown of their draft, I have to give my decision on if I like the pick based off of the player's perceived value. Writers often look... Read More

1 year ago

NBA Skill Set Scarcity: Where Are the Efficient Bigs?

I'm a huge fan of Jrue Holiday. I truly believe he might be the most underrated point guard of our generation in both real life and for many years, in fantasy too. He's an elite defender who has finished better than the 90th percentile in on/off opponents' point per possession numbers in his career, with... Read More

1 year ago


The RotoBaller Guide to Punting in Fantasy Basketball

The RotoBaller Guide to Punting in Fantasy Basketball will include pieces from experts Trevor Crippen and Kent Shen, who will be diving much deeper into strategies than we've gone with this guide in the past. This will be our most ambitious NBA project yet, a multi-part deep dive into every standard punt strategy in fantasy... Read More

1 year ago

NBA Punt Guide: How to Punt Categories

Welcome to fantasy draft season for the 2018-19 NBA season! It's time to start thinking about how you're going to win your league this year. RotoBaller will be here with rankings, sleepers, players to avoid, and much more. Before we dive too deep into individual players, though, let's take a step back and look at... Read More

1 year ago

A Fantasy Basketball H2H 9-Cat "Snake" Draft Walkthrough

What's good readers, we're now officially into October and draft season is in full swing. I hope y'all are excited as I am to put together some nice teams, trash talk your friends and add some hardware to your mantles. I just had my first draft of the season which is always the most exciting,... Read More

1 year ago

Can We Trust Kawhi Leonard in Fantasy?

It's hard not to lay out an argument either for or against Kawhi Leonard in any scenario, real or fantasy, without mentioning trust. It's the foundation upon which teamwork and chemistry are built. It's essential in a game where five men work together on the court in order to achieve a common goal. It's crucial... Read More

1 year ago

Kent Shen's 2018 Punt Guide: Blocks Primer (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. For a primer on punting, check out the RotoBaller NBA Punt Guide, beginning here.  Today we'll be looking at punting the category of rebounds. Punt blocks is a hard strategy to play, and one that tends to play better in stronger leagues, as weaker... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago


Kent Shen's 2018 Punt Guide: 3-Pointers Primer (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Updated 10/11 12:11 PM. For a primer on punting, check out the RotoBaller NBA Punt Guide, beginning here.  Today we'll be looking at punting the category of rebounds. Punt threes is one of my favorite strategies, and one that I find is pretty easy... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago

Kent Shen's 2018 Punt Guide: Steals Primer (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Last Updated 10/11 12:07 PM. For a primer on punting, check out the RotoBaller NBA Punt Guide, beginning here.  Today we'll be looking at punting the category of rebounds. Punt steals is another fairly hard strategy to draft, and is a strategy reserved for... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago

Kent Shen's 2018 Punt Guide: Assists Primer (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Last updated 10/11 12:07 PM. For a primer on punting, check out the RotoBaller NBA Punt Guide, beginning here.  Today we'll be looking at punting the category of rebounds. Punt Assists is probably the second most played punt strategy after punt FT%, as it's... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago

Kent Shen's 2018 Punt Guide: Rebounds Primer (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. For a primer on punting, check out the RotoBaller NBA Punt Guide, beginning here.  Today we'll be looking at punting the category of rebounds. Rebounds is one of the hardest punt strategies to execute correctly, as your contrary stats (FG%, BLK) are so correlated... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago

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