NFL, NBA, MLB Correspondent
Growing up, I was always intrigued with stats, from the back of baseball, football and basketball cards to playing dice rolling simulation games, while tracking the stats for the players on my team. My fantasy sports obsession began in college running fantasy football leagues with friends and has expanded into playing in both fantasy baseball and fantasy basketball leagues, and most recently Daily Fantasy Sports. I consider myself a “stats guy” by nature and lean on data to back up my advice and analysis of strategy techniques and player evaluations. That said, I have also always felt that sometimes you must go with a gut instinct based on things you have seen watching players play, even when the numbers don’t back it up. I feel that it is this mix of analysis that leads to the most successful formula when competing in fantasy sports. I am married and have twin boys who I am raising to be sports and fantasy junkies just like me.
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Brook Lopez had seven points, eight rebounds, and three blocks in 30 minutes on Saturday. He shot 2-of-8 from the field with one three-pointer during the 133-128 loss to the Nets.
JaKarr Sampson came off the bench to score 29 points on 11-of-17 shooting. In 35 minutes, he added eight rebounds, an assist, and two blocks during the loss to the Sixers.
JJ Redick had 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting including 4-of-7 from beyond the arc. In 24 minutes, he added five rebounds, an assist, and a steal during the 116-96 win over the Bulls.
Tobias Harris had 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting from the field on Saturday against the Bulls. He added six rebounds and five assists in 32 minutes during the 116-96 win.
Ben Simmons had 14 points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block in 26 minutes on Saturday. He shot 6-of-10 from the field during the 116-96 win over the Bulls.
Danny Green went 2-of-3 from beyond the arc and 3-of-6 overall for eight points on Friday against the Hornets. He added three rebounds and a steal in 19 minutes of action.
Nicolas Batum came off the bench to play 16 minutes on Friday against the Raptors. He made his only shot from three-point range for three points while adding a steal in the 113-111 win.
Tomas Satoransky had just six points and three assists in 25 minutes on Friday against the Spurs. He shot 2-of-7 from the field during the loss.
Myles Turner had 15 points and seven rebounds in 28 minutes on Friday night. He shot 5-of-8 from the field while knocking down both of his three-pointers during the 117-97 loss to the Celtics.
Jordan Clarkson shot an efficient 9-of-13 from the field for 22 points on Thursday. He came off the bench to play 31 minutes while chipping in with two rebounds, three assists, and a steal during the loss to the Kings.