Basketball Monster for DFS/H2H/Roto

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Our Daily Projections (DFS) are obsessively managed with up-to-the-minute updates before and through gametime. DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo! DFS, DraftDay, FantasyDraft, FantasyFeud, StarFantasyLeagues, FantasyAces, FantasyScore, FantasyUp, StarsDraft, Draftster, MoneyBall, OwnThePlay, FantasyHub, and more to come.
Our Player Projections are obsessively managed from the preseason through the final day of the regular season, so you are never looking at stale data.
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Fantasy Analyst Content from Josh Lloyd and Kyle McKeown provided throughout the preseason and regular season.
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For head-to-head managers: designate a punted category, and our player projections and rankings show you a custom Punt Value and League (no punt) Value side-by-side. Our Draft Tracker allows you to designate a punt category at any point during the draft.
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Head to Head
The Weekly Head-to-Head tool allows for current and future matchup planning - enter, evaluate, and save up to 10 total matchups per league - while the Daily Head-to-Head tool optimizes your lineup every day of the season.
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Our Projected Standings tool uses your league roster data and projects your end-of-season standings. For Yahoo! users, import your in-season standings and project the final standings based on trades or pick-ups.
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Quick Import all of your Yahoo!, CBS, or ESPN league's rosters for comparison, analysis, and advice with just a few clicks. Basketball Monster is fully customizable and stores your custom settings and information for up to 20 leagues. Enter custom projections, player positions, dollar values, and add custom player notes.
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Probable Caron Butler SAC, Probable Open link
Butler missed the past 4 games and is probable Saturday (ankle).
Active Brandon Rush GSW, Active Open link
Rush is starting at SF for Saturday's game with Harrison Barnes (ankle) out. Rush played 21 minutes in his last spot start. Marreese Speights loses 5 minutes.
Out Harrison Barnes GSW, Out Open link
Barnes is out for Saturday's game (left ankle). He sprained his ankle in Friday's game and was doubtful for Saturday.
Injured Lou Williams LAL, Injured Open link
Williams is expected to miss both games Saturday and Sunday as he is away from the team for a personal issue. He should meet up with the team in Philadelphia on Monday and be ready to play Tuesday.
Injured Norris Cole NOR, Injured Open link
Cole is out for Saturday's game (ankle sprain) but could make his return to action Tuesday against the Grizzlies. We're not holding our breath given the dance that has happened around Tyreke Evans' return, or lack threreof.

An Almost 5x5 Friday

November 28, 2015 by Kyle McKeown

On a 12-game Friday evening, there were plenty of lineup changes and big fantasy lines to go over, and leading the way was Kawhi Leonard missing a 5x5 performance by one steal.


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All Wired Up - A Capela

November 28, 2015 by Josh Lloyd

As you've probably noticed, the waiver wire section was omitted from the Weekly Primer article last week. That will be the case moving forward, as Matt Smith handles the weekly primer from now on, covering ways to maximise your output from the schedule.


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Turkey Hangover

November 27, 2015 by Josh Lloyd

No games to recap, so today's show is all DFS!


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James Harden: With A Vengeance

November 26, 2015 by Josh Lloyd

James Harden's early season struggles are a thing of the past, but not so, those of the Houston Rockets. Harden continues to be an awesome fantasy presence, but he has little help.


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John, Paul George, and Ringo

November 25, 2015 by Josh Lloyd

So, apparently Paul George came back being a significantly better player than he was before the injury and is a freak of medical nature. He dominated the Wizards and is thriving playing the four this season.


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Walker, Charlotte Ranger

November 24, 2015 by Josh Lloyd

Kemba Walker showed us what sort of point guard we could have on our hands if he learned how to shoot. Judging by what we've seen this season, maybe he has?


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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson- 5 steals again tonight. Jokic or RHJ rest of season? [zheeduh]

Emmanuel Mudiay- projections need to be adjusted [jfieds21]
0% agree

DeMarre Carroll- fg% has been a little off of projections so far ha! [cbishop1]

TJ Warren- Who has the better ROS, H2H, 9 Cat - Warren or Jabri? [#40795]

Klay Thompson- I definitely agree that its multifactorial and am glad you guys are taking everything into account. Thanks for the reply. [Brosencephalon]

John Wall- 4/19 and counting...4:55 left in the third, rip FG% [demandy]

Kent Bazemore- My missing out on Meyers Leonard for Bazemore might be season crippling though in a 14 teamer :) [bbm1516]

Kent Bazemore- Could be a matchup thing, could be permanent. It was something I was worried about. It's a waiver wire add, if it doesn't work out, you can move on. Shouldn't cripple your season though. [joshlloyd48]
100% agree

Kent Bazemore- Benched now for Thabo? Not feeling as great now about this pickup as I was yesterday.. [dishinNswishin]

Klay Thompson- There are a lot of factors to consider with the current GSW situation. Klay was dealing with some back issues early in the season that he's supposed to be over now. Does Walton coaching change anything with the rotation? Is Barnes' growth reason enough to reduce Klay? Is the team's amazing run the reason he's taking less shots? All of those things could have affected Klay's production early this season. We'll look at it, but there's a lot to consider. [kylemckeown16]
100% agree

TJ Warren- I hope so. Minutes are trending up, and I have this dude stashed in a lot of my 14-team leagues, waiting for him to steal the starting job. LOVE him in Rotisserie. [kylemckeown16]

Jarrett Jack- I think I would. It's weird to think we've gotten to that point with Wade, but as someone else pointed out in Wade's player comments, his FG% is murder this season, and he's not offsetting the dip with a rash of three-pointers, so it's tough to swallow. [kylemckeown16]

Jarrett Jack- I have the opportunity to trade Jack for Wade. Should I do it? [jeremysacks]

TJ Warren- Bucket-maker for hire. Horny will be starting him in no time [Pippen]
100% agree

Meyers Leonard- For me, Meyers Leonard. He's stepping right back into the starting lineup, while Jones' role has already changed a couple times this season, and it could be further obfuscated when Donatas Motiejunas eventually returns. [kylemckeown16]