Tom Williams

Tom Williams

NBA Correspondent
Twitter @ChicagoSports22


Tom Williams is an avid sports fan. Growing up in Chicago, he closely followed the Bears, Bulls, White Sox and Cubs. He often made trips to Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park as a kid to see his favorite players: Ryne Sandberg and Ozzie Guillen. Fantasy Sports arrived in the mid-1990's and Tom was hooked. He has participated in a dynasty football league for more than 15 years, and regularly plays standard and daily fantasy basketball.

Articles From Tom

The Thunder-Rockets series is a fantasy basketball dream matchup. Superstars James Harden and Russell Westbrook are blowing up the stat sheet as they have all season. Averaging 54.9 FanDuel points...

The final Friday of the NBA regular season has left us with more questions than answers at this point. After more than five months of play, there is still a lot to be learned. Which of the bubble...

James Harden and Steph Curry highlight the Friday night slate with a primetime matchup pitting two of the league's best teams in the Rockets and Warriors. They will likely meet up again sometime...

Welcome to silly season. It's that time of year when the amateurs fret about their tournament brackets, and the professionals are either jockeying for playoff position or planning an early summer...

While the rest of the basketball world ponders what went wrong with their busted brackets, savvy DFS players are picking through an enticing Friday night NBA slate, setting up a winning lineup....

Kawhi Leonard's brilliant performance against the incomparable James Harden and his high-flying Houston Rockets on Monday night was the big story this week. What Leonard did in the final minutes...

The Kevin Durant injury sent a ripple-effect through the fantasy basketball world earlier this week when the Warriors found out he would miss at least the next four weeks, possibly more. Durant...

Navigating the post trade deadline waters in DFS can be challenging, if not downright scary. The DeMarcus Cousins trade really set the tone for the market on Sunday night. And once the dust settled...

Latest News From Tom

Thu, Apr 13th 2:37pm EDT |

Following the completion of one of his most difficult seasons of his career, Dirk Nowitzki confirmed that he will return for another season of play, it will be his 20th season in the NBA.

Thu, Apr 13th 11:12am EDT |

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the 2016-2017 season was the emergence of undrafted rookie Dorian Finney-Smith. DFS scored seven points, grabbed five boards and dished out five assists in the Mavericks’ victory over the Grizzlies in the season finale. Finney-Smith played 30 minutes and gave a glimpse of some of the fantasy potential he may have for the future.

Thu, Apr 13th 10:47am EDT |

Dwight Powell scored 12 points on 2-of-11 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in the Mavericks’ 100-93 victory over the Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Powell played 34 minutes, made two threes, and hit all six of his free throw attempts.

Mon, Apr 10th 6:38pm EDT | Candace Buckner on Twitter

John Wall will miss Monday night's game with a sore quad. Otto Porter will also miss this game with a sore back. Brandon Jennings is expected to get the start at point guard.

Mon, Apr 10th 6:31pm EDT | Matt Velazquez on Twitter

Malcolm Brogdon returns to the starting lineup for the Bucks on Monday night after missing the last five games with a sore back.

Mon, Apr 10th 6:08pm EDT | Ira Winderman on Twitter

Kevin Love, who was listed as questionable earlier in the day, will play on Monday night vs. the Heat. The Cavs will be without LeBron, Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:45pm EDT | Warriors PR on Twitter

Klay Thompson will sit out Monday night to rest when the Warriors take on the Jazz. Steph Curry, who was previously questionable, will indeed play in this game.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:38pm EDT | Tony Jones on Twitter

Derrick Favors will miss Monday night's game against the Warriors due to a knee issue. Besides Favors, the Jazz are also going to miss Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood, and Raul Neto.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:34pm EDT | Tony Jones on Twitter

Gordon Hayward will miss Monday night's contest against the Warriors with a quad contusion. In addition to Hayward, the Jazz will also be without Rodney Hood, Derrick Favors, and Raul Neto.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:28pm EDT | Sam Amico on Twitter

Kyrie Irving will not play on Monday night against the Heat following his 45-minute, 45-point performance against the Hawks on Sunday. In addition to Irving, LeBron James and Tristan Thompson are also sitting out. Kevin Love is questionable.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:26pm EDT | Sam Amico on Twitter

LeBron James will not play in Monday night's contest against the Heat. The Cavs are resting Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson and potentially Kevin Love. Love is currently listed as questionable.

Mon, Apr 10th 5:20pm EDT | Charlotte Hornets on Twitter

Kemba Walker will miss Monday night's game against the Bucks due to a sore knee.

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