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Insider Access: Behind the Scenes of Noto's NBA DFS Model

Notorious has been very successful using his NBA DFS model over the years. The finished product is featured in his daily Grind Down video, but for the first time ever, he is offering a behind the scenes look at what the model consists of — formulas, weights, key inputs, etc. Whether you are looking to build your own model or looking to improve your process, this two-part video course will be extremely beneficial. In the course, Noto covers the following topics:

• The key sources of information for the model
• How to create a master player and team list to simplify data collection
• The key inputs and weights of Noto’s model
• All of the formulas and excel tricks that make the model work
• How to create projections and compare them to salary-based expectations

3 lessons

  1. 1

    Lesson 1: NBA Model Overview and Key Inputs

    A model is only as good as the inputs and the formulas used to create the projections.

  2. 2

    Lesson 2: How to Build a Model using Formulas, Weights, and Adjustments

    Putting everything together — weights, formulas, and adjustments to create accurate projections.

  3. 3

    Lesson 3: Quick Model Update

    Noto quickly covers a few changes to the model.


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Derek Farnsworth

Derek Farnsworth, aka Notorious, is one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of DFS, thanks in large part to the great advice he gives on a daily basis in’s Grind Down for NBA and MLB as well as the First Look column that gives a preview of the day’s games from a DFS perspective. Before joining the RotoGrinders team, Derek received a Masters Degree from the University of Utah. When he’s not busy providing content, he’s dominating the industry as evidenced by his consistent top rankings in multiple sports. Farnsworth provides expert analysis for RotoGrinders Premium members on a daily basis during the NBA season and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards. is the home of the daily fantasy sports community. Our content, rankings, member blogs, promotions and forum discussion all cater to the players that like to create a new fantasy team every day of the week.

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