It was another year of fantasy hoops dominance for yours truly, taking home over $28K in the NFBKC alone. But the playoffs are in full swing, and guys like Steph Curry, Nate Robinson and Kevin Durant are providing serious entertainment for us fans.
There are less than 4 weeks left in the regular season, so it’s time to finish strong. Here are 21 of my top pickups for these crucial final weeks, and hopefully they can help lead you to fantasy glory. Good luck!
With only 6 weeks left in the regular season, it’s crucial to fine-tune your roster now so that you’re ready for the stretch run. This is especially important in Head-to-Head leagues, where the playoffs are right around the corner.
With 4 games in each of the H2H playoff weeks, Marc Gasol and Al Horford may be leading many fantasy teams to league titles. (Read More…)
There weren’t any blockbuster deals before the NBA’s trading deadline, but several teams made minor moves and will have new rotations to work with. By moving from Sacramento to Houston, things are looking up for Thomas Robinson.
Our color-coded “VIP” Depth Charts enable you to quickly get a feel for team dynamics and how fantasy friendly/reliable each NBA team is. Download the latest version!
Now that we’ve reached the All-Star break, we have enough data to definitively say which teams are good to face and which teams are bad to face for fantasy purposes, for each position AND each of the main scoring categories.
If you’re looking for a sweet statline, it’s unlikely to happen against the tough Indiana Pacers. Find out more using our simple, yet extremely useful Opponent Stat Ratings Grid. (Read More…)
Derrick Rose is getting close to returning, and he should be able to give fantasy teams a big boost in the 2nd half of the season. Here are 40 players who should be more valuable after the break.
Our Positional Tiers have been updated again, and Lou Williams is starting to have the career year that we were projecting. Use these tiers to your advantage when making trades! (Read More…)
Once again we examine all 30 teams to find out which players you should be watching closely and which guys are producing the most for their teams.
In our latest VIP Depth Charts file, you’ll see that the fantasy-friendly Blazers are the only team with all 5 starters in green. (Read More…)
Now that we’re a month into the season it’s time to make our first official update to the Positional Tiers, where Anderson Varejao is now a Tier 2 player. Use this to your advantage when making trades!
Once again we examine all 30 teams to find out which players you should be watching closely and which guys are producing the most for their teams. With new injuries and lineup changes affecting rotations, certain players are seeing their value move up or down.
Should you still be starting the angry Marcin Gortat? (Read More…)
This season I’m playing in 8 high-stakes fantasy hoops leagues, and after 2 weeks of action I’m pleased to report that all 8 of my teams are either in 1st or 2nd place. So which players are carrying me?
Well, there are 32 players whom I currently have on multiple teams, including 11 guys that I have on at least 3 squads. Is Jrue the Damaja killin’ it or what?!?! (Read More…)
It took a full week, but each team has finally played at least 2 games, so we can start to draw some conclusions about each team. Which guys that are off to hot starts will continue to perform at a high level? Which disappointments should you hang onto, and which ones should you look to replace? We try to answer these questions by examining all 30 teams. (Read More…)
The season is underway, which means it’s time to release the first update to our “VIP” Depth Charts. This color-coded spreadsheet enables you to quickly get a feel for team dynamics and how fantasy friendly/reliable each NBA team is.
If you’re wondering if you should drop player X for player Y, just look for the better color! (Read More…)
Are you looking to make a deal to improve your team? If so then this is a must-read article, focusing on 10 “trading rules” to focus on. (Read More…)
The 2012-13 NBA season is about to tip off, and after watching how teams played in preseason and where players are being picked in drafts, I can tell you that there are certain teams that you should be focusing on for fantasy purposes.
Here are 10 teams that I recommend this season, because they should post fantasy-friendly stats and several of their players are being undervalued. Inside I recommend which players to target from these teams, in order to find and maximize the most fantasy value. Even without James Harden, the Thunder should be just fine. (Read More…)
Our Draft Tracker Tool is the most useful fantasy basketball tool available. It features sortable Stat Projections for 350+ players, Customizable Rankings and Auction Values based on your league settings, built-in Positional Tiers that update itself, and the useful Team Tracker to monitor your team’s strengths & weaknesses as you’re drafting. As hundreds of RotoEvil members have discovered, our Draft Tracker Tool enables you to DOMINATE your drafts! (Read More…)
On draft day, it’s crucial to know how players rank compared to other players at the same position. By using RotoEvil’s superb Positional Tiers / Player Rankings, you’re gaining a huge advantage over the competition. Are Kobe & Dwight Tier 1 or Tier 2 guys? (Read More…)
I have played in the NFBKC every year since it debuted in 2006-07, and my “A Tribe Called Evil” teams have fared very well.
Inside I analyze the team that I just drafted, providing some insight into how I choose my players, where you should be targeting certain guys, and how I focus on forming a balanced, winning Roto team. If you’re interested in drafting & thinking like RotoE, you won’t want to miss this article! (Read More…)
We’ve gotten a few requests for some .pdf files containing our 400+ Player Profiles, so here they are. There is one pdf for the Eastern Conference teams and one pdf for the Western Conference teams, and each one is over 75 pages long.
Get that printer paper loaded! (Read More…)
Studies have shown that the average peak age for NBA players is between 25 and 29 years old. Having several years of pro experience under your belt definitely helps, but you also need the opportunity and the right environment to succeed in. Often times, this happens after key changes are made in the offseason.
Here are 8 players who are primed for peak performances in 2012-13, including a new big man to replace Andrew Bynum. (Read More…)
Here are 15 Draft Day Tips to help you prepare for (and dominate) your fantasy basketball drafts.
These general rules and suggestions should be read & remembered, so you can confidently build a winning team. (Read More…)
Auction drafts are a completely different experience than normal snake drafts. Things can get hectic & confusing real fast, and they require unique strategies and on the fly thinking.
In this article we examine the pros and cons of different auction strategies, and provide you with lots of helpful tips so you can stay calm, cool and confident during your auction, and come away with the strongest team in your league. (Read More…)
As an added feature this season, we’ve projected win-loss records for all 30 teams.
This should serve as a great guide if you’re looking to place over/under bets on team wins, or to simply get a better idea of which teams we’re expecting to play better or worse in 2012-13. (Read More…)
Ultimate Fantasy Payout is a new site where fantasy owners like you and me get to test their knowledge and skill against 9 computer teams. If you win your league, you convert $25 into a cool $500, giving them one of the highest payouts around. Go here for more information and to sign up: (Read More…)
I’m pleased to announce that RotoEvil has partnered up with DraftStreet.com, my favorite site for playing in daily fantasy leagues.
This partnership enables us to give you some incredible deals, whether you’re new to RotoEvil & DraftStreet or not.
Just click here for more details: (Read More…)
The CDM Basketball Challenge is a salary-cap based fantasy contest with a $10,000 grand prize. We improve your odds of winning with our CDM Challenge Tool, which gives you a list of the top value players at each position, roster sheets to form your starting lineup each week, and more tips & recommendations. (Read More…)
Many times players are taken way too early or they fall way too far because of their default draft ranking. After closely examining ESPN’s “Pre-Draft Player Rankings,” here are 35 overrated and 35 underrated guys to focus on.
Many times players are taken way too early or they fall way too far because of their default draft ranking.
Well, I’m not sure which yahoos are coming up with that “O-Rank,” but I do know which players will be Overrated and Underrated because of it. Here are 35 of each:
In you believe in the theory that players have their best statistical seasons when they’re financially motivated, then you won’t want to miss this article. Inside we examine all of the key free agents for the summer of 2013.
As World Peace found out in the playoffs, Durant is money when he takes straight on threes. And by making over 2 treys per game while shooting nearly 50% from the field last season, KD nearly became only the 4th Diamond club member in NBA history.
In this article we examine 34 players who are capable of knocking down threes without hurting your overall FG%, a very valuable skill for fantasy purposes.