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Around 10 years ago I used Photoshop for the first time and created this logo, after choosing “A Tribe Called Evil” as my fantasy team name. The good vibes from Tribe have always seemed to help (this year especially), and it’s time to return the favor. This is my tribute to Phife Dawg, in NBA player analogy form.

Below are 10 excellent songs from A Tribe Called Quest & Phife Dawg, with 38 great players who mesh with Phife’s lyrics.
Of course we’ll talk about the league’s top players (Steph, LeBron, Kawhi, etc.), but we’re also including youngsters who really impressed, plus players who far exceeded expectations. Basically, these guys were this season’s biggest difference makers. (Read More…)

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Team by Team Analysis + VIP Depth Charts

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by RotoE on February 25, 2016

It’s time for another update to our VIP Depth Charts file, which includes a Team by Team breakdown to help out fantasy owners looking to finish the season strong.

One of the hottest duos right now resides in Portland, where CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard are locked in. (Read More…)

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Midseason Positional Tiers

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by RotoE on January 20, 2016

We’ve already reached the halfway point of the season, can you believe it? Now is a great time to take a step back and assess how players are performing, and RotoEvil’s Midseason Positional Tiers will help you do just that.

Dirk Nowitzki or Kristaps Porzingis? Deron Williams or Ish Smith? Taj Gibson or Jared Sullinger? These are just a few of the comparisons we’ll be looking at, as our midseason player commentary goes DEEP: nearly 250 players across six tiers! (Read More…)

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Team by Team Analysis + VIP Depth Charts

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by RotoE on November 20, 2015

Hey hoops fans! Most teams have played a dozen games now, so it’s a great time to create our VIP Depth Charts file and provide a Team by Team breakdown on what’s happening around the league.

Somehow Stephen Curry’s Warriors are dominating the NBA even more so than last season, and if Steph’s on your team and you’re NOT in 1st place, something went wrong with the rest of your draft. (Read More…)

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Career Year Candidates

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by RotoE on October 24, 2015

Usually NBA players need several years of pro experience before they really start to blossom, which is why we often see guys have career years between the ages of 25 and 28 years old, or between their 4th and 8th seasons. Having that extra experience under your belt definitely helps, but you also need the right environment and opportunity to be successful.

New Career Year Candidates have been added due to their strong preseason play! (Read More…)

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Positional Tiers for 2015-16

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by RotoE on October 22, 2015

On draft day, it’s crucial to know how players rank compared to other players at the same position. And by using our superb Positional Tiers, you’re gaining a huge advantage over the competition.
Are Pau Gasol & Kevin Love in the same Tier?
Last Updated: October 22nd
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Last season we correctly went big on the Raptors to win their division, bet OVER on the Warriors and Jazz, UNDER on the Lakers, Heat and Nuggets, and placed a $100 bet on Curry to win MVP @ 30/1 odds!!!

With a very high success rate on these picks over the past 2 seasons, this article ALONE should be worth the price of our draft guide. And for 2015-16 we have a Super-Duper ULTRA LOCK, so wager with confidence. (Read More…)

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RotoEvil’s Ultimate Draft Tracker Tool

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by RotoE on October 20, 2015

Our Draft Tracker Tool is without a doubt the most useful & effective fantasy basketball tool available. It features Customizable Rankings & Auction Values based on your league settings, built-in Positional Tiers that automatically update, sortable Stat Projections for 400+ players, and our useful Team Tracker to monitor your team’s strengths & weaknesses. Anyone drafting without this is at a major disadvantage!

Last Updated: October 22nd – Be sure to download the latest file, with Tyreke Evans falling far and lots more movement up and down. (Read More…)

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Deep Sleepers for 2015-16

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by RotoE on October 14, 2015

Other sites are probably listing Nikola Mirotic and Jordan Clarkson as “sleepers” for this season, but at RotoEvil we listed both guys LAST YEAR as true Deep Sleepers.

In this article we examine 55 guys who are flying under most people’s radars. Are you ready to discover some of this season’s hidden gems? (Read More…)

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Contract Year Players

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by Tanbark Bells on October 9, 2015

A lot of factors go into player performance on any given day/month/year, both on the court and off. Athleticism, skill and chemistry is needed on the court, but half of the picture is found off the court. What motivates them?

Let’s take a look at how some of the off-court happenings can affect their performance. In this case, the phenomena of contract years. Which soon to be Free Agents should you be targeting? (Read More…)

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In Part 2 of our “Players to Avoid or Be Careful of” series, we examine guys who are recovering from surgeries or who have been battling injury issues. We break down which guys you should avoid completely, which guys you should be careful about, and which handful of guys appear safe to draft. (Read More…)

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Cornerstone Combos for 2015-16

RotoEvil #1 NBA Fantasy Draft Guide for 2015-16

by RotoE on October 3, 2015

So you want Anthony Davis, huh?

Well, who do you plan on drafting in Rounds 2 thru 5 to team up with The Brow??? The first few players that you draft are extremely important, because they build the foundation and form the identity for all winning fantasy teams. In our popular Cornerstone Combos article, we suggest 6 players to consider teaming up with each potential 1st round pick. And we’ve got some great suggestions for AD! (Read More…)

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In Part 1 of our “Players to Avoid or Be Careful of” series, we examine guys who have played 30,000 or more minutes in the NBA (playoffs included).

With lots of career mileage on their body odometers, you’ll want to either avoid them completely or be very careful when drafting. (Read More…)

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Top Rookies (Young Breakout Stars)

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by RotoE on September 28, 2015

In Part 1 of our “Young Breakout Stars” feature we examine the Top Rookies.

These are the most likely rookies to make a fantasy impact in 2015-16, so let’s get to know their games and why they’ll be successful. (Read More…)

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Ready for Bigger Roles (Young Breakout Stars)

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by RotoE on September 28, 2015

In Part 2 of our “Young Breakout Stars” we examine 2nd and 3rd year players who are ready to take on larger roles in 2015-16.

A year ago we profiled Rudy Gobert in this article, and now look at him! (Read More…)

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Becoming Quality Starters (Young Breakout Stars)

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by RotoE on September 28, 2015

In Part 3 of our “Young Breakout Stars” we examine guys who were inconsistent last season, but are ready to become quality options in 2015-16.
Yep, Zach LaVine is 4 feet high and rising.
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Emerging Superstars (Young Breakout Stars)

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by RotoE on September 28, 2015

In Part 4 of our “Young Breakout Stars” we examine the young studs who are ready to become fantasy SUPERSTARS in 2015-16.

A year ago we profiled Klay Thompson in this article, and he broke out in a big way!
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Bounce Back Ballers

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by RotoE on September 28, 2015

In our Bounce Back Ballers article, we examine 20 players who had rough 2014-15 seasons. In addition to missing games due to injury, they also struggled to play up to their abilities when they were on the court.

Everyone knows Paul George’s story, but who are some other top candidates to bounce back and provide excellent value in 2015-16? (Read More…)

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