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  • 350 player profiles
  • Customizable projections
  • 8 different Mock Drafts
  • Positional tiers
  • Exclusive columns
  • And much more
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Draft Guide Articles

Overvalued Players
Overvalued Players
Ethan Norof looks at Kenneth Faried, Greg Monroe & other overrated fantasy contributors entering 2016-17.
Mock Draft: 9-cat Roto
Mock Draft: 9-cat Roto
Ryan Knaus analyzes a recent 9-cat roto mock draft.
10 Players Worth Avoiding
10 Players Worth Avoiding
Ethan Norof looks at Ricky Rubio, Harrison Barnes and others worth removing from your rankings.
10 Players Worth Reaching For
10 Players Worth Reaching For
Ethan Norof examines Myles Turner, D'Angelo Russell and other names worth reaching for in drafts.
Expert League Mock!
Expert League Mock!
This expert draft was held on Sep. 19, and it should tell you where your guys might be targeted.
Nine-Cat 14-Team Draft
Nine-Cat 14-Team Draft
Here's a recap of a 14-team league.
The 9-cat Format
The 9-cat Format
Jared Johnson gives you his personal game plan for attacking the 9-cat format.
Punting
Punting
Jared Johnson gives you his preferred punting strategy for 9-cat and 8-cat head-to-head leagues.
Injury Report: West
Injury Report: West
Ryan Knaus provides background info and updates for every injured player in the Western Conference.
Injury Report: East
Injury Report: East
Get caught up on every significant injury in the Eastern Conference, from minor ailments to major surgeries.
15 DFS Fundamentals
15 DFS Fundamentals
Ryan Knaus examines 15 of the most crucial topics and strategies in the DFS basketball primer.
Top Trades & Signings
Top Trades & Signings
The summer's top trades and signings are the focus of Top Transactions, by Ryan Knaus.
Mock Draft: 8-cat ROTO
Mock Draft: 8-cat ROTO
Ryan Knaus dissects an 8-cat roto draft featuring plenty of die-hard Rotoworld readers!
Risk vs. Reward
Risk vs. Reward
Jared Johnson peruses the risk/reward players for the 2016-17 season.
Rookies Watch
Rookies Watch
NBA Draft expert Ed Isaacson checks in with his Top 10 rookies to watch this season, including Buddy Hield.
3 Sleepers & Bold Predictions
3 Sleepers & Bold Predictions
The RW hoops staff each presents three super sleepers and three bold predictions, with some bonus picks.
Second Half Studs
Second Half Studs
The second-half studs usually fare well the next season.
Guide to the Guide
Guide to the Guide
So much info here! Mike Gallagher gives you a quick overview on how to use this bad boy.
Dynasty Tips
Dynasty Tips
If you're prepping for a Dynasty league, here are tips to start it off, keep it going, and dominate.
Fantasy Value 101
Fantasy Value 101
If you're new to eight- or nine-category leagues, check out this article to get you prepped.
Over the Hill Gang
Over the Hill Gang
Jonas Nader tells you which older guys to avoid in fantasy drafts.
Schedule Breakdown Column
Schedule Breakdown Column
Taking advantage of the schedule gives fantasy owners a distinct advantage. Dr. A breaks it down here.
Busts
Busts
Dr. A has Blake Griffin and Kyle Korver on his 'Bust' list this season, among 18 other players.
Sleepers
Sleepers
Gary Harris and Victor Oladipo are intriguing sleepers in fantasy hoops for the 2016-17 NBA season.