How to DFS: Basketball Edition

As a new basketball season is now upon us, so is another year of making money with daily fantasy basketball. I’m excited to be starting a new DFS series with Hoopscritic and will be posting daily about my favorite picks and plays on FanDuel and DraftKings. If you are new to playing DFS basketball, or just new to DFS in general, here are a few tips that will make your season a profitable one. Minutes, …

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Season Preview: New York Knicks 2015-2016

The New York Knicks are heading into the 2015-2016 season after what can only be generously called a “rebuilding” 17 win season. It’s hard to blame first-year head coach Derek Fisher as his team was lead in minutes by Shane Larkin (1865) , Jason Smith (1785) and Tim Hardaway (1681). Unfortunately for the Knicks, they didn’t just lose 65 games, but lost those games without the benefit of developing long-term players for the team with …

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Three New Playoff Teams for the 2015-2016 Season

Now that NBA rosters are mostly set for the 2015-2016, it is time to take a look at which teams are in the best position to make that leap into the playoffs. Even though only a few marquee free agents switched jerseys this offseason, there are several teams who are in prime position to reap the benefits of the talent they have been accumulating for years to make a postseason push.   #3- Sacramento Kings …

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The Top 5 Players in the NBA

Creating top players list in the NBA list may seem like a pointless task as knowing who the best players in the game really isn’t that difficult for anyone who follows basketball. Some combination of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul and several other guys are widely considered and accepted as top 5 players, depending who you ask. But what actually makes these players stand out as the elite …

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DeMarcus Cousins is really good defensively

  DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins is known as a lot of things around NBA circles, namely him being a talented offensive player with some maturity issues. The maturity issues are another story entirely, but Cousins finally received the recognition he deserved this season with his first All-Star selection and first All-NBA selection on the 2nd team. His 24.1 PPG, 12.7 RPG, 3.6 APG, 1.7 BPG, 1.5 SPG compares favorably to all-time great centers during their age …

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