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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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Fantasy basketball: Is Joel Embiid better without James Harden? Let’s look at the evidence

In statistics, we often observe that one event happens at the same time as another event. When that happens, it is called correlation. What we’re often trying to figure out, though, is whether one event caused the other event. That would be called causation. Just because two things happen at the same time, it doesn’t […]

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NBA Power Rankings, Week 5: Can anyone slow the streaking Celtics?

The Milwaukee Bucks, who once were 9-0, have dropped three of their past four games, including two lopsided losses to the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta’s dominance of Milwaukee has allowed the reigning East champion Boston Celtics to jump into the top seed in the midst of a seven-game win streak. The Celtics will have to defend […]

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Fantasy basketball: How Dejounte Murray is thriving next to Trae Young in Atlanta

When the Atlanta Hawks traded for Dejounte Murray this offseason, pairing of one of the best defensive guards in the league with Trae Young, one of the best of offensive guards in the league, it made a lot of sense on paper for the Hawks to succeed. ESPN’s Basketball Power Index (BPI) identified the Hawks […]

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Our experts make their way-too-early predictions for 2022-23 awards

While there is still plenty of season left, a handful of players have hopped into the driver’s seats for the NBA’s biggest accolades so far. After a down season riddled by injuries in 2021-22, Luka Doncic has jolted to an early lead in this year’s MVP race with career-best and league-leading offensive stats, and is […]

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Fantasy basketball 30: Kevin Durant’s hot streak, LaMelo Ball’s injury and other NBA notes

The best fantasy basketball managers make a habit of looking at the NBA schedule, examining box scores and scouring the news for any tidbit that can help give them the edge in their leagues. Luckily, Eric Moody does all that work for you each and every Thursday with the Fantasy 30, helping answer the tough […]

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Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Sunday

Pay To Be Different: Rudy Gobert is rarely a fun DFS play for his lack of upside and in a matchup against the size of the Cavaliers, the initial reaction is to look elsewhere. But is that right? Against top-10 defenses this season, he’s averaging 15.4 points and 12.8 rebounds, nearly identical to his 12.7 […]

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Fantasy basketball 30: Luka Doncic enters the record books

The best fantasy basketball managers make a habit of looking at the NBA schedule, examining box scores and scouring the news for any tidbit that can help give them the edge in their leagues. Luckily, Eric Moody does all that work for you each and every Thursday with the Fantasy 30, helping answer the tough […]

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