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Meansy53's 'Begintermediate' NBA DFS Cash Game Introduction

Meansy53’s ‘Begintermediate’ NBA DFS Cash Game Introduction is Andy Means’ first RotoAcademy course and a primer for anyone looking to play NBA DFS cash games successfully. He touches on a handful of key areas that can help you be a profitable player if just starting out, and he delves into more detailed aspects of the sport that will have you holding your own against the pros.

In this course, Meansy53 covers:
• His own basketball and DFS background
• Appropriate game selection for beginners
• The equation all NBA DFS players must know
• Hypothetical injury/rest situations and how we should react
• Why we should care so much about “rates”

5 lessons

  1. 1

    Introduction: NBA Is the Best

    Why NBA is the best DFS sport

  2. 2

    Lesson 1: Game Selection

    What contests we should and shouldn’t be playing

  3. 3

    Lesson 2: Minutes = Money In NBA DFS

    Why the minutes matter so much

  4. 4

    Lesson 3: Who to Roster When a Player Is Ruled Out

    Player X is ruled out: How do I handle Players Y and Z?

  5. 5

    Lesson 4: Usage, Assist, and Rebound Rates

    How these rates fluctuate and result in more fantasy points


Meansy53's 'Begintermediate' NBA DFS Cash Game Introduction

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Andy Means

Andy Means, aka meansy53, was a walk-on with the esteemed Duke University basketball team for three years before graduating in 2004. He has a Masters in Accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and has been playing DFS since 2014 – professionally since 2016. He is a featured contributor for RotoGrinders who has qualified for multiple live finals and displays his extensive basketball knowledge as the lead host of our top premium show – NBA Crunch Time.

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