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Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS Must-Starts for Each Position December 30

December 30th, 2015
There are only 16 games before the ball drops in Times Square. That means there's no time to waste on silly introductions. Let's jump right into the value plays at each position.   Point Guard: Shaun Livingston ($3,500) @ Mavericks Last night, reports came out that Steph Curry missed practice, and Luke Walton said he ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS DraftKings Best Player Picks December 27

December 27th, 2015
Before we jump into today's lineup, I have to get something off my chest. The new "Meet the Hoopers" State Farm commercial is awful. First, why did it go with four guys who haven't even sniffed a ring? (OK, I know Kevin Love technically came within two games of winning ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best DFS NBA DraftKings Daily Values for Dec. 26

December 26th, 2015
Why were the games so low-scoring Friday? Six of the 10 highest scoring teams in the league were in action, per Basketball Reference, and only one team—the Chicago Bulls—managed to top 100 points. Weird. Maybe everyone was full from their Christmas Eve dinners? Maybe none of the players could sleep because they were so ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS Must-Starts for Each Position Dec. 23

December 23rd, 2015
The 2015-16 NBA season is nearly two months old, and the injuries are really starting to pile up. According to CBS Sports, there were 62 players in the league listed as questionable or worse as of Dec. 22 because of an injury or suspension. A whopping seven of those players ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS DraftKings Best Player Picks December 20

December 20th, 2015
We'll focus on two sets of teammates who should thrive in their respective matchups on Sunday. Let's jump right into it.   Kyle Lowry ($8,300), DeMar DeRozan ($7,200) vs. Kings The Wizards embarrassed Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan in the first round of the playoffs last year. This season, the Lowry-DeRozan tandem is putting ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best DFS NBA DraftKings Daily Values for Dec. 19

December 19th, 2015
One of my biggest fears when selecting players for my lineup is getting caught on either side of a blowout. For instance, last season, per Golden State of Mind, Stephen Curry famously missed 17 fourth quarters because the Warriors had built such massive leads through three quarters.  Every day, we see ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS Must-Starts for Each Position for Dec. 16

December 16th, 2015
Today, the NBA is featuring a hefty 11-game slate. But one game, the one that features Basketball Reference's second- and third-fastest-paced teams in the league, should be especially entertaining.  On November 27 in Phoenix, the Warriors and Suns raced to a combined 251 points and 32 made threes.  However, despite putting up ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: DraftKings Breakout Rookies and Sleepers Dec. 11

December 11th, 2015
You might actually find that the title of this article is a bit deceiving. Rookies, by nature, are volatile and average at best. Most of them play well for short spells, then fall into slumps. When they're performing well, because they're under the microscope, people notice. When people notice, the ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS Must-Starts for Each Position for Dec. 9

December 9th, 2015
It's December 9, and the injuries are starting to pile up. According to CBS Sports, 26 of the league's 30 teams have at least one player out with an injury. While it's not great for the quality of the play, it does open up some opportunities on DraftKings. Inexpensive players like ...

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS DraftKings’ Best Player Picks for Dec. 6

December 6th, 2015
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers played an epic overtime game in New Orleans. LeBron James led a furious comeback and pushed the Pelicans to brim before eventually falling. James had 37 points, eight assists, seven boards and 59.8 fantasy points in the contest. The next night, the Cavaliers (smartly) rested their ...