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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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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 Monday

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 21 are provided by Caesars Sportsbook, and fantasy advice is based on ESPN 10-team leagues. Fill Up The […]

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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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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 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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NBA Power Rankings, Week 4: Utah keeps defying expectations and Luka could be MVP front-runner

The ascending 8-2 Cleveland Cavaliers had a chance at a 9-1 start and a share of first place in the Eastern Conference before blowing a 13-point lead to the LA Clippers. The Clippers are starting to find their own groove after a rough return for a now-sidelined Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. They could soon […]

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2022-23 NBA Awards Watch: Who are the early leaders for MVP, Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year?

Entering the season, the Nets were considered a shoo-in to make the playoffs. The were -2000 to make the playoffs at DraftKings and +1000 to miss the playoffs. The Knicks on the other hand were +180 to make the playoffs and -225 to miss the playoffs. Times have started changing, but I think there’s still […]

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