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Notorious's Blueprint to Daily Fantasy Basketball, Volume 2

Notorious’s Blueprint to Daily Fantasy Basketball is a course designed for players who are first getting into NBA DFS and want to learn the basics of the sports, strategy, and how to win on a nightly basis.
In this follow-up course, you’ll learn:

• How to accurately predict minutes in NBA DFS
• How to break down matchups and judge team stats versus DvP data
• Why pace is so important and how to handle it
• Why usage rate is flawed and how to fix it
• How I weigh each part of my NBA projection model

5 lessons

  1. 1

    Accurately Predicting Minutes in NBA DFS

    What are the most important factors that go into player minutes and how can we predict them?

  2. 2

    Breaking Down a Matchup – Team vs. DvP

    What is more important — team defensive statistics or DvP data?

  3. 3

    Importance of Pace and Projecting Possessions in NBA DFS

    Why pace is so important and an easy formula to project it

  4. 4

    Turnover-Adjusted Usage Rate

    What is turnover-adjusted usage rate and why is it more important than the other raw stat?

  5. 5

    Key Inputs in an NBA Projections System

    How I weigh all of the different factors in my NBA projections model


Notorious's Blueprint to Daily Fantasy Basketball, Volume 2

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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.