The end is near. The tank is in full swing for nearly a third of the league while the playoff competitors jockey for seeding. Every game matters one way or the other, and the results could shape the respective franchises for years to come.
Even with the NBA’s effort to schedule fewer back-to-backs this season in order to preserve health, players seem to be getting hurt at as high a rate as ever. The Celtics and Warriors are examples of franchises that have been extremely snakebitten of late, likely losing their stars
Injuries are piling up throughout the league. Contenders are forced to rely on bench units to push them through the slog of the final stretch of the season, while teams circling the drain are happily plugging in youngsters to pile up losses. Pay attention to the latest trends
Typically, there are a few more games to work with on a Wednesday NBA DFS slate but the schedule offers only four tonight. There is a bit less margin for error, and it’s unlikely that you’ll find many undervalued gems unless there are late scratches. Take careful consideration into
The race for the bottom gets juicier by the night. “Tankathon” games are getting some attention as the playoffs approach. Adam Silver recently said there would be “swift and severe” consequences for any evidence found of teams tanking. The players on the court will try their hardest, but
Youngsters get a chance to show out during this portion of the year. Coaches lean a bit less on the veterans and give prospects a chance to play through mistakes. As exciting as it can be, the games can be a bit of an eyesore with skyrocketing turnovers.
With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start focusing on how some of the new pieces will fit on their respective teams. A few players involved in Thursday’s deals top the list in tonight’s DFS slate because of newfound opportunity. Every team had differing
Some have questioned why the Memphis Grizzlies decided to sit Tyreke Evans out until the deadline. If you’ve watched any of the past few weeks of basketball you’d understand why. The Kristaps Porzingis injury is the latest of a long line of issues players have dealt with this
The NBA is the greatest league in the world, right? The trade of Blake Griffin, hopefully, kickstarts an active trade deadline where multiple players are moved. Neither team hits the court tonight, so there isn’t much to dissect there. As always, the On the Daily podcast has you
Could you create more drama in the NBA right now? The Cavaliers are fracturing (again), Kawhi Leonard has issues with the Spurs, and J.J. Barea is jawing with John Wall. The injection of turmoil has jazzed up the dog days of January and given more storylines to analyze