NBA – XN Sports http://xnsports.com Sports News, Stats, Opinion, Daily Fantasy advice and more. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:49:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Fallen Rose Part 2 http://xnsports.com/2016/07/23/fallen-rose-part-2/ http://xnsports.com/2016/07/23/fallen-rose-part-2/#respond Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:02:14 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=65440 This is part 2 of the Derrick Rose Saga. The irony of a superstar with the last name of Rose getting hurt at the Rose Garden in Portland. The hope and the promise all come to a screeching halt when a superstar and his advisors make all the decisions. Rose had every excuse to not

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A Historical At Why Derrick Rose Was Traded To The New York Knicks http://xnsports.com/2016/07/08/65388/ http://xnsports.com/2016/07/08/65388/#respond Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:52:13 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=65388 What happens when you look back on an unfilled prophecy? This is our story of the promise, the hype, the prophecy and ultimately the failure of Derrick Rose. Featured Image Credit: By Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA (Derrick Rose) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/17/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41716/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41716/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:19:55 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64680 Point Guard Shaun Livingston (DK $4700, $4400, 14.2 USG) I would think this maybe the last time you’re going to be able to roster Livingston under 5K over the next couple of weeks while Curry recovers from his strained MCL, so jump on it while you still can.  Livingston has been playing great this series.

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A Totally (Not) Scientific Look At NBA Players In Song Lyrics http://xnsports.com/2016/04/25/totally-not-scientific-look-nba-players-song-lyrics/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/25/totally-not-scientific-look-nba-players-song-lyrics/#respond Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:09:36 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64643 A Totally (Not) Scientific Look at NBA Players in Song Lyrics – An Infographic by the Team at Vivid Seats, your premier online source for NBA tickets.

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/20/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/20/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-42016/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/20/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-42016/#respond Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:39:23 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64588 Point Guard Matthew Dellavedova (DK $3000, FD $3500, 15.9 USG) This is my first playoff piece and trust me when I type this, this column in not meant for the playoffs.  A lot of value that comes in the regular season doesn’t translate as well to the playoffs.  Rotations get shortened, starters play longer, stars

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/12/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/12/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41216/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/12/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41216/#respond Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:57:19 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64485 Only two more days of regular season DFS in the NBA and even though I’m quite sad, I’m actually a bit relieved as well.  These last 2 weeks have been brutal with all the news of players resting out of nowhere and random injuries forcing late scratches.  Trust me when I tell you, the playoffs

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice http://xnsports.com/2016/04/11/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-3/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/11/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-3/#respond Mon, 11 Apr 2016 21:23:15 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64464 Point Guard Ramon Sessions (DK $4600, FD $4200, 24.3 USG w/ Wall out) The Wizards have been eliminated from playoff contention, meaning we’ve likely seen the last of John Wall for the remainder of the season.  Remember, there’s going to be lots of this going on over the next 3 days so if you don’t

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/8/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/08/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-4816/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/08/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-4816/#respond Fri, 08 Apr 2016 20:53:49 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64402 Point Guard Ramon Sessions (DK $3700, FD $4100, 21.8 USG) As this season winds down, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to give you some cash viable advice with so much value popping up hour by hour.  As of writing this, John Wall is listed as doubtful against the Pistons (WAS maybe giving up on the season)

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FanDuel NBA DFS: This Season vs Opponent Production of Ceiling and Value Plays for the 4/8/16 Slate http://xnsports.com/2016/04/08/fanduel-nba-dfs-season-vs-opponent-production-ceiling-value-plays-4816-slate/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/08/fanduel-nba-dfs-season-vs-opponent-production-ceiling-value-plays-4816-slate/#respond Fri, 08 Apr 2016 20:06:23 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64397 MIA @ ORL – 207 | ORL -1 Aaron Gordon has been ruled out(concussion). Ceiling: ($8.6K)Hassan Whiteside This Season vs Opp. Avg.: 2 games, 35.9 Fpts in 33.3 Mins Whiteside underperformed in an incredible mathup vs the Bulls, but enters an equally good matchup here, and is one of the top Ceiling plays on the

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/7/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/07/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-4716/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/07/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-4716/#respond Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:56:10 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64379 Point Guard Seth Curry (DK $3900, FD $4200, 16.7 USG) The Kings are resting pretty much their entire team again making Curry a fantastic value play.  I’m locking him into every one of my lineups to be honest with you in this matchup against the Wolves.  He’s recorded at least 27 DKPTS in 4 out

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