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Matthew Brandon

Matthew Brandon

NBA Correspondent


Matthew graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from SUNY Purchase after transferring from Northeastern. He has been an avid sports fan since he could walk and spent much of his free time at Madison Square Garden as a kid. Brandon worked for over five years as Managing Editor of a private digital sports company, FullTime Fantasy. For part of his tenure, the company was owned by Scout Media, which CBS Sports Digital purchased in 2017. Brandon remained with FullTime when it went its own way a year later, and FullTime was eventually acquired by Sports illustrated. Brandon then became the Associate Editor of SI’s Fantasy Sports and Gambling sites in August 2019. After a brief hiatus during the pandemic, Brandon returned to the industry and currently serves as the Managing Editor of

Articles From Matthew
Fantasy Basketball FanDuel Forecast: 3/20/15 photo
For the purposes of this column, a stud will usually be a superstar player who costs at least $7,500, a mid-salary player will be ...
by Matthew Brandon in FantasyFri, Mar 20
Fantasy Basketball FanDuel Forecast: 03/13/2015 photo
Tonight, over half of the league will be in action. There are nine games scheduled featuring some very intriguing matchups. The leaders of the ...
by Matthew Brandon in FantasyFri, Mar 13
Fantasy Basketball FanDuel Forecast: 3/6/15 photo
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) have become a huge hit recently, and we decided that it was time to give you advice on your FanDuel ...
by Matthew Brandon in FantasyFri, Mar 6
Latest News From Matthew
Thabo Sefolosha plays in first game since January photo
Sefolosha only played seven minutes Wednesday when the Hawks defeated the Magic. Although he failed to score, it was nice to see him back on the court.
Thu, Mar 26
Jeff Teague's efficient outing helps Hawks get back on track photo
Teague produced a solid outing when the Hawks defeated the Magic, 95-83 on Wednesday. The All-Star point guard shot 7-of-12 from the field and 2-of-3 from downtown. He finished with 16 points, nine assists, three rebounds and a steal.
Thu, Mar 26
Kyle Korver fills stat-sheet in Hawks victory photo
In Korver's second game back from a broken nose, the sharpshooter buried 5-of-12 shots from the field including three from beyond the arc. He finished with 13 points, eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks.
Thu, Mar 26
Paul Millsap leads Hawks to victory with double-double photo
Millsap exploded Wednesday, leading Atlanta to a much needed victory over the Orlando Magic. The big man converted 9-of-20 shots from the field including 2-of-5 from beyond the arc and 5-of-5 from the charity stripe. He finished with 25 points, 11 boards, three assists, four blocks and a steal.
Thu, Mar 26
Andrea Bargnani struggles in Knicks loss photo
Bargnani couldn't get anything going against the Clippers on Wednesday. He finished with just six points and one rebound.
Thu, Mar 26
Cleanthony Early scores career-high 18 points in blowout loss photo
The Knicks were dominated by the Clippers on Wednesday paving the way for Early to play well during garbage time. The rookie shot 5-of-12 from the field, 2-of-6 from downtown and 6-of-6 from the charity stripe. He finished the game with 18 points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal and four turnovers.
Thu, Mar 26
Alexey Shved (ribs) likely done for the year photo
After fracturing his rib in a loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, Shved is looking like he may miss the remainder of the season. The 26-year-old guard has been the lone bright spot for the Knicks since the All-Star break. In 26 games, he averaged 14.8 points, 4.6 boards and 3.6 assists per game. Phil Jackson will look to sign the upcoming free agent during the off-season.
ESPNThu, Mar 26
Tim Hardaway Jr. (wrist) will not suit up Wednesday against the Cllippers photo
Hardaway has yet to recover from his wrist injury and will remain in street clothes against Los Angeles. He should be considered day-to-day as we approach the end of the season.
Alexey Shved (ribs) out Wednesday versus Clippers photo
Shved will sit out his second straight contest when the Knicks take on the Clippers Wednesday.
Jason Smith scores 16 points off the bench Monday photo
Smith had a strong outing Monday when the Knicks fell to the Grizzlies, 103-82. He converted 6-of-12 field goals and all four free throws for 16 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Tue, Mar 24