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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball

50+ Players I’m Relying on Heavily

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by Eric Wong on October 18, 2017

Sadly, draft season has come to a close. Over the past 5 weeks, I participated in 10 slow drafts (25 rounds each) and 16 “regular drafts” (16 rounds), for a total of 26 drafts and 506 player picks!
But there are plenty of big names that I didn’t draft at all, and numerous guys I drafted multiple times, like Steven Adams.

So here are 50+ players that I’m relying on heavily for 2017-18, my fantasy success resting on their shoulders… (Read More…)

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Team Depth Charts

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by Eric Wong on October 17, 2017

Final cuts have been made, so here are your opening day rosters.
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Auction Draft Results – My Squad and My Strategies

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by Eric Wong on October 16, 2017

My big auction draft took place over the weekend, so in this article I break down my gameplan/strategies, let you know which superstars I chose to build around, how I rounded out the rest of my roster, how it compares to a couple of other teams and what the hell Hank Hill has to do with anything! (Read More…)

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RotoEvil’s Draft Tracker Tool

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by Eric Wong on October 15, 2017

With Customizable Rankings based on your league settings, built-in Positional Tiers that automatically update as guys are picked and our useful Team Tracker to monitor your team’s strengths & weaknesses, this tool gives you a major advantage on draft day! (Last Updated: Oct. 15th) (Read More…)

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Sortable Stat Projections

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by Eric Wong on October 15, 2017

Accurate Stat Projections have been updated for 380 players, including expected FanDuel and DraftKings points per game. (Read More…)

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Positional Tiers

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by Eric Wong on October 15, 2017

Here is the last update to our Positional Tiers, and there are still some tough decisions to make at center. (Read More…)

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Here is the last update to our Top Secret Tiers before the regular season begins!

Without a doubt, this is the #1 most valuable and highly coveted cheat sheet for fantasy basketball, period!
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12 Career Year Candidates (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on October 14, 2017

Today I hit you with one final Career Year Candidate, who seems poised for a monster year.

Who will be this year’s James Johnson???
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10 Favorite Teams for Fantasy (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on October 13, 2017

Everyone knows the Warriors and Rockets are going to have high-powered offenses, but in this premium article you’ll find out which OTHER teams I’m liking for the season ahead.
Today I reveal which team has earned our 10th and final spot, and the answer may surprise most people. (Read More…)

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Projected NBA Standings (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on October 12, 2017

Win-loss records have been updated for all 30 teams, and I let you know which new wagers I’m feeling really good about!
Place bets using our recommended over/under wagers, and the Ultimate Draft Guide should pay for itself! (Read More…)

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My Favorite Deep Sleepers (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on October 7, 2017

Other fantasy sites love to use the word “sleeper” as much as possible, but RotoEvil prefers to focus on TRUE deep sleepers, such as Dejounte Murray.

More Deep Sleepers have now been added! (Read More…)

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Finding the Next Brook Lopez

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by Eric Wong on September 28, 2017

Few fans could have predicted that Brook Lopez would make 1.8 threes per game last season, considering he had made just three total treys over his first eight years in the league.

But since we’re always coming up with new ways to stay ahead of our competition, RotoEvil has identified 14 bigs who have the best chance of making a Brook Lopez-type leap in 3-point shooting this year. (Read More…)

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Thunder and Lightning

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by Eric Wong on September 26, 2017

To increase the fun factor in fantasy hoops, I suggest forming some “thunder and lightning.”

How does one do this?

Come inside and find out… (Read More…)

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Learn to Draft Like RotoEvil (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on September 24, 2017

In Part 3 of this premium article, Ultimate users find out my 19th-25th round picks (of a 300 player deep draft), with final roster analysis and a comparison to two of the other top teams.

Get first-hand insight into the way I draft and think!

This article is only available for Ultimate Draft Guide users. Email to inquire about upgrading. (Read More…)

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4 of our Career Year Candidates

by Eric Wong on September 23, 2017

Basic Draft Guide users: here are 4 of the 12 Career Year Candidates. If you like what you see, you can purchase the rest of the CYC list for a nominal fee. (Read More…)

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More Players to Avoid or Be Careful Of (Ultimate)

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by Eric Wong on September 22, 2017

Here are 40 more players to avoid or be careful of, separated into ten different groups.

There is a wide range of players here, and this premium article will help you to avoid making major mistakes on draft day. (Read More…)

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Major Mileage Players to Avoid or Be Careful Of

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by Eric Wong on September 20, 2017

The following veterans have played 31,000 or more minutes in the NBA (playoffs included). So when figuring out players to avoid or be careful of, this is a good place to start. (Read More…)

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Cornerstone Combos

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by Eric Wong on September 14, 2017

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, including some great ideas for Kevin Durant. (Read More…)

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Team Profiles & Player Analysis – Eastern Conference

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by Eric Wong on September 12, 2017

At over 20,000 words, here is an in-depth look at the Eastern Conference, focusing on the knowledge you need to win your fantasy leagues!

Who is the smarter pick between Embiid and Porzingis? Will the new-look Celtics win 60+ games this year? And is The Greek Freak ready to take over King James’ throne?
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Team Profiles & Player Analysis – Western Conference

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by Eric Wong on September 12, 2017

The already loaded Western Conference got even stronger in the offseason, but several All-Stars are now adjusting to their new teams.

Will Harden and Westbrook have to sacrifice stats to accommodate the arrivals of Chris Paul and Paul George? Is Kawhi Leonard the best two-way player in the game? And does anyone stand a chance against Durant and the Warriors?
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2017-18 Weekly Schedule Grid

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by Eric Wong on September 12, 2017

Knowing the schedule every week and utilizing it to your advantage is an important element of fantasy hoops, and RotoEvil has the most useful Weekly Schedule Grid around. (Read More…)

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What’s Included in the Ultimate Draft Guide?

by Eric Wong on September 12, 2017

Ultimate Draft Guide users get access to the Basic Draft Guide, PLUS the following premium content:

-Learn to Draft Like RotoEvil
A round-by-round breakdown of my first draft of the season, to give insight on my thought process during drafts, while also pointing out the good picks and bad picks of others. This is an awesome way for you to prepare for your own drafts.

-TOP SECRET Positional Tiers
This color-coded spreadsheet helps you quickly and easily see which players I’m liking and disliking for 2017-18. These Top Secret Tiers will be updated every week until the season starts, and then once a month afterwards, so you know which players are trending up/down throughout the season. (Read More…)

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What’s Included in the Basic Draft Guide?

by Eric Wong on September 12, 2017

Our 2017-18 Basic Draft Guide includes the following:

-Profiles for 300+ Players
These profiles include strengths/weaknesses, important variables to consider and “Bottom Line” analysis, and are broken down by teams to examine rotations and how guys affect one other. Be sure to check out our Free Draft Guide Preview for examples of key players!

-Sortable Stat Projections for 350+ Players
Hand-crafted projections for 25+ different categories, RotoEvil’s rankings and projections have proven to be more accurate than our competitors. (Read More…)

Free Projections + Analysis: Giannis Antetokounmpo

September 11, 2017
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Let’s kick off our Free Projections + Analysis with The Greek Freak!

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Free Projections + Analysis: Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram

September 11, 2017
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These two youngsters have Lakers fans excited about their star potential, but what should fantasy owners be expecting from them?

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Free Projections + Analysis: Devin Booker

September 11, 2017
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Many people are going to be calling Devin Booker a “sleeper” for 2017-18, but serious basketball fans are already quite familiar. So the real question is: how early should you be looking to draft him this year?

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Free Projections + Analysis: D’Angelo Russell

September 11, 2017
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Russell is happy to be in Brooklyn, but should fantasy owners be happy to use a Top 40 pick on him?

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Free Projections + Analysis: Kyrie Irving

September 10, 2017
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The Celtics clearly had the most interesting offseason of any team, so let’s delve into this outlook of their new star point guard…

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Free Projections + Analysis: Chris Paul

September 10, 2017
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Now that he’s sharing playmaking duties with Harden, what can we expect from CP3?

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Free Projections + Analysis: John Wall

September 10, 2017
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Should John Wall be a definitive 1st round pick for 2017-18?

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Free Projections + Analysis: Karl-Anthony Towns

September 10, 2017
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Will Towns’ scoring go down now that the T-Wolves have added Jimmy Butler?

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