Eric Gordon – The X Factor

The day is finally here, the start of the long awaited and highly anticipated Western Conference Finals. In what some consider to be their own version of the Finals, one thing is for sure: this series will be a good one. While there are many factors that’ll determine the outcome of this series, the Rockets do have someone who will be of significant importance, if they hope to come out of this ‘war’ alive – Eric Gordon. During Houston’s 10 games played in this year’s playoffs, Eric Gordon hasn’t played…

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NBA Plays of the Day 4/17 – Playoffs Edition

Plays are based on stats, opposition and pricing. FanDuel and DraftKings prices listed respectively. • Point Guard John Wall [ $9,800 / $9,100 ] Despite a poor shooting night, as he shot 6-20 from the field, John Wall had an impressive game, in which he totaled 62.1 FanDuel points and led the charge for a Wizards team that had done relatively well, when he was injured. While he does have a ton of room for improvement tonight, it’s also fair to say that we may see some regression; nonetheless, he’ll…

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NBA Plays of the Day 4/14 – Playoffs Edition

Plays are based solely on opposition and pricing. FanDuel and DraftKings prices listed respectively. • Point Guard Damian Lillard [ $9,800 / $9,200 ] After capturing the 3rd seed in a battle versus the Jazz, Damian Lillard and company are set to go against the Pelicans, who they split their regular season series with at 2-2 and look to be more than capable of competing. The Trailblazers will rely heavily on Lillard in these games and for good reason, as he averaged 26/7/5, despite his poor shooting numbers over their…

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NBA Plays of the Day 4/10 – Value and Opportunity

Plays are based on stats, opposition and pricing. Averaged 17-18 Season stats after player’s names. FanDuel and DraftKings prices listed respectively. • Point Guard John Wall – 19/9/3 [ $9,200 / $8,500 ] Although there’re other point guards to choose from, many of which are much cheaper, John Wall said that he wants to make a statement against the Cavaliers and Celtics, meaning, he should be relatively safe. Washington is also playing for seeding, which could vault Wall into another level, especially with Boston still playing its normal starters in…

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NBA FanCave Favorites 4/8 – Can Quinn Keep Cookin’?

Hey FanCavers, with this slate being very small, I decided to bring you guys some of my favorite plays, or building blocks, that you can utilize to build your lineup(s). Probably the safest roster on the slate is Golden State’s Quinn Cook, as he’ll get an injured Phoenix team that ranks 1st among the league in pace and 30th defensively. His individual matchup with Tyler Ulis, who is listed as 5’10” and owns a defensive rating of 110.2, will allow him to shoot the ball more smoothly and with less…

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