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Fantasy Basketball Mid-Week Pickups for Week 8

How to Play Fantasy Basketball Without Embarrassing Yourself

Feeling left out at your office happy hour? Looking to add an extra thrill to the upcoming season? Or are you just trying to really nerd out about your favorite sport? Welcome to the world of fantasy basketball, the best way to be more popular, get more promotions, and fight with all your friends. Fantasy... Read More

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Fantasy Basketball for Beginners: Snakes, Auctions, And Other Scary Sounding Words

So you’ve committed to the fantasy life. You have your league, you paid your buy-in, and you chose your stupid team name with its obligatory nonsense pun. But for a beginner, you’re about to face the toughest part of the season: the draft. People will tell you that it all amounts to luck in the... Read More

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How the NBA has Changed After a Ridiculous Offseason

The 2017 NBA off-season was bonkers. Bamboozling. B-a-n-a-n-a-s. By now, you know that the 2017 NBA off-season could be remembered exclusively for its confounding big-splash trades. But if you're here, you're asking: how in the world should I evaluate players if Danny Ainge can't seem to figure it out? The new map of the NBA... Read More

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When Should You Stash Injured Players in Fantasy Basketball?

One of the biggest questions heading into the fantasy basketball season is where to draft already injured NBA stars. Players such as Isaiah Thomas, Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine provide a ton of fantasy value, but will likely begin the season on the injury list. Where you select injured players could either sink your team... Read More

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EuroBasket Recap: How Did the NBA's Best Look?

This year's EuroBasket was one of the richest if we look at NBA players who featured in it. How a player performs for his national team can be a good cheat sheet come draft day. You may be able to get some value picks or even steals who smash their ADP as not too many... Read More

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King, Joker or Jack of Assists? Who to Pick 9th in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

The popular opinion these days, at least on the fantasybball subreddit, is that the top eight picks in fantasy basketball are Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Karl Anthony Towns, Anthony Davis, and Kawhi Leonard. So if we take this group of players as the "top tier", who is the leader... Read More

2 years ago

Why Your Fantasy NBA Rankings Are Wrong: Scoring Systems

It's just under two months away from the start of the NBA season, and RotoBaller's full Fantasy basketball coverage will be returning some time in late September. However, with both ESPN and Yahoo leagues already open for sign-ups, I know some of you early birds are out there already drafting. This was the first year... Read More

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Show Me The Money! Stashes That Could Win Your League

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Week 15 Stream Team - Free Agent and Bye-Week Streamers

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