Early fantasy basketball surprises: Wood, Banchero and more

We’re only a week into the 2022-23 NBA season but already some things look different than most expected. Some rotations are different. Some roles have changed. Here are André Snellings, Eric Moody, Eric Karabell, Jim McCormick and John Cregan to offer up what they’re most surprised about from the opening week of NBA action. Wood’s … Read more

Fantasy hockey – Which hot and slow starts are indicative of the future

The first handful of games from a season can both be a portend of things to come or simply be a small sample to be written off over the course of an 82-game campaign. On one hand, it’s only been about five or six games for most clubs, but on the other hand, six games … Read more

Young Pistons, Spurs have much to offer

“I am not smiling. I am resplendent.” “You are smiling. At whatever you’re watching over and over.” “I am more than smiling at these John Wall highlights. Because they brim with splendor. Thus? I. Am. Resplendent.” This was me, attempting to quantify for my daughter the dopamine jackpot that was Wall’s Clipper debut. A chirpy, … Read more

Fantasy basketball: Low-roster players worth adding

12:12 PM ET Andre SnellingsESPN The NBA season has tipped off, and as always there are unexpected players making major contributions; the first week always produces tons of “diamonds in the rough.” Below are five players making meaningful contributions to their teams. Each of them is widely available in most fantasy basketball leagues and each … Read more

How 49ers changed with McCaffrey

9:30 AM ET NFL NationESPN Our NFL Nation reporters answer fantasy football questions every Tuesday during the NFL season. Here’s what they had to say following Week 7. DeAndre Hopkins saw nearly half the targets in his season debut … that probably isn’t sustainable, so what usage rate do you think is reasonable to expect … Read more

Jets trade for James Robinson

7:50 AM ET Eric MoodyESPN Close Former manager at a Fortune 100 financial services company, now living my dream creating fantasy and sports betting content about the NFL, NBA, and WNBA for ESPN. Read ESPN’s fantasy football Daily Notes every weekday to stay caught up on the news you need to know and get a … Read more

Fantasy basketball tips and NBA betting picks for Monday

ESPN’s fantasy basketball and basketball betting tips cheat sheet is your pregame destination for basketball betting predictions and our best intel and data to help you make smart fantasy and wagering decisions. NBA game odds for October 24 are provided by Caesars Sportsbook, and fantasy advice is based on ESPN 10-team leagues. What you need … Read more

Fantasy hockey early impressions – Eight players to drop

As everyone but the St. Louis Blues have played at least three games, we’re already getting a signal of the fantasy haves and have-nots. This isn’t about overreacting to a slumping asset and giving them the all-too-hasty boot in a fit of panic; there’s a big difference between early and premature. And there’s nothing impetuous … Read more