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Fantasy basketball roundtable: How to navigate injury-riddled rosters

One of the biggest challenges in fantasy basketball in 2022-23 is the amount of players who are missing games due to injury in the opening months of the season. So what do our experts suggest you do if your team is riddled with players who are missing games? Here are André Snellings, Eric Moody, Eric […]

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Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Friday

Lacking Heat In Miami: The Heat were the best home team in the East last season and are a respectable 7-4 in front of their fans this season, but they’ve underwhelmed in the betting markets with a 3-7-1 ATS mark at home. They’ve struggled to cover those games, but scoring hasn’t been a major issue: […]

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Fantasy basketball roundtable: Where would Shai Gilgeous-Alexander be picked in a redraft?

It’s Week 6 of the fantasy basketball season and one player who seems to have slid way too far in almost every league’s draft is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander — an early MVP candidate. So where would SGA be picked if our experts could do things over and draft today? Here are André Snellings, Eric Moody, Eric […]

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NBA Power Rankings, Week 6: Luka and Steph can carry their teams only so high

Five weeks into the 2022-23 NBA season, the Utah Jazz still have the most wins in the Western Conference. But the topsy-turvy standings fun doesn’t end there, because now the red-hot Sacramento Kings are gaining ground with a seven-game winning streak. In between the world-beating Jazz and Kings, the Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets and LA […]

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Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Wednesday

Philly Free Agents: The Sixers upset the Nets last night at home thanks to a huge game from De’Anthony Melton, who is still a free agent in 80% of ESPN leagues. Melton splashed six 3-pointers and cruised past his scoring, shooting, and steal props in the victory. With eight swipes over his last two games, […]

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The Hoop Collective: The 76ers’ problems, the Bulls’ LaVine question and more NBA musings

As Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers, himself limping, came onto the floor Saturday night to check on yet another injured star, his face showed an appropriate mix of disgust and exasperation as he swung his arms in frustration. Joel Embiid was rolling around under the basket yelping while holding his left foot, which was jammed […]

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Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Tuesday

ESPN’s fantasy basketball and basketball betting tips cheat sheet is your pregame destination for basketball betting predictions and our best intel and data to help you make smart fantasy and wagering decisions. NBA game odds for November 22 are provided by Caesars Sportsbook, and fantasy advice is based on ESPN 10-team leagues. Laker Fade: The […]

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‘The most hostile environment he’s probably ever going to be in’: Ben Simmons returns to Philadelphia

Ten days ago, the idea of Ben Simmons making his return to Philadelphia and actually playing in a game was unfathomable. The Brooklyn Nets had just played the LA Clippers and Simmons looked wholly out of sorts: timid, uncomfortable, unsure of his role on the team. The Nets beat the Clippers 110-95, but Simmons was […]

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Nets’ Ben Simmons booed as Sixers spoil his Philadelphia return

PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons shrugged off the boos that rose out of the Philly crowd each time the mercurial player handled the ball. The Brooklyn Nets guard even egged on fans one more time over their reception toward one of the more loathed former Philly stars. “I thought it was going to be louder,” Simmons […]

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Waiver wire pickups: Look to Al Horford, Royce O’Neale

Working the waiver wire is pivotal to succeeding in fantasy basketball. With so many games, injuries and endless shifts in rotations throughout the marathon campaign, we’ll need to source stats from free agency to maximize imaginary rosters. Create or join an ESPN Fantasy Basketball league today and draft your league any time before the first […]

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