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FanDuel NBA lineup for Dec. 19

It’s FanDuel Friday with $150k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $125k Fanduel NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. Friday has 10 game being played: MATCHUP TIME (ET) AWAY TV HOME TV NAT TV Utah at Orlando 7:00 PM ROOT FSFL Charlotte at Philadelphia 7:00 PM TSOH CSN Minnesota at Boston 7:30 PM FSN CSNN Brooklyn at Cleveland 7:30 PM YES FSOH ...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

9 Defensive Players to Target in Fantasy Basketball

See below for a rundown of well rounded glue guys with solid defensive production. These players are fairly reliable options depending on your needs. Streaming is key in H2H leagues and people often neglect defensive stats in roto leagues. The second part of this article outlines games played in H2H playoffs. Still a bit early to think about the playoffs but definitely something...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Nick Young to start over Wesley Johnson?

The Los Angeles Lakers have an abysmal 5-15 record, and coach Byron Scott could tweak his starting lineup to spark his team. This change could send Wesley Johnson to the bench, which elevates sharpshooter Nick Young into the starting lineup.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Lakers beat writer Mike Bresnahan:"Which Lakers starter(s) get benched tomorrow...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

16 Players to Target in Fantasy Basketball

One nice thing about playing in a fantasy basketball points league, is that it is easy to see which player, overall, has been the most valuable.  Now obviously, each league has a unique scoring system, but for the most part, all rankings should look very similar.  If you play H2H, you are more concerned about category specific players, that best fit your teams needs. Below are...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson With the Dunk of the Night

Watch LA Lakers swingman Wesley Johnson going up on a Tuesday for the dunk of the night on Josh Smith. The post Wesley Johnson With the Dunk of the Night appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson throws down half-court lob from Jeremy Lin against Wolves

Wesley Johnson can fly. On a fastbreak against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Johnson got ahead of the wolfpack as Jeremy Lin threw a lob from halfcourt. Corey Brewer was foolish enough to jump with him and Wes flushed down the oop as he got fouled. Look at Wesley Johnson walk the skies: However, the Wolves would have the last laugh. They beat the Lakers in a close one, 120-119. ...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson Hammers Down Filthy Half-Court Alley-Oop From Jeremy Lin (Video)

The Lakers may lose a lot of games this season, but Wesley Johnson will provide one highlight reel play per night. Tonight, Johnson and Jeremy Lin hooked up for this nasty half court alley-oop. h/t Silver Screen Roll
Via Thacover2
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson Flushes A Filthy Half-Court Alley-Oop From Jeremy Lin (Video)

The Lakers may lose a lot of games this season, but Wesley Johnson will provide one highlight reel play per night. Tonight, Johnson and Jeremy Lin hooked up for this nasty half court alley-oop. h/t Silver Screen Roll
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson posterizes Danilo Gallinari (Video)

Looking for a bright spot in a Los Angeles Lakers season that has been nothing shy of horrendous? Wesley Johnson has you covered. Johnson, a fourth-year swingman out of Syracuse, posterized Danilo Gallinari on a fast break Sunday night. To make matters worse, Gallinari fouled Johnson and sent him to the free throw line. And...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson posterizes Danilo Gallinari with nasty slam dunk in Lakers-Nuggets game

Wesley Johnson’s athleticism is off the charts and bad things seem to happen to Danilo Gallinari when he goes against the Lakers. Look at Wesley just throw it down on Gallinari in this fastbreak: That was one fierce slam by Wesley Johnson. The bench’s reaction was pretty excellent and hilarious. However, the Denver Nuggets would have the last laugh as they beat the Lakers at...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Bench Went Nuts After Wesley Johnson Posterized Danilo Gallinari (Video)

The Lakers lost another one, falling in overtime 101-94 to the Denver Nuggets. Wesley Johnson provided the highlight of the night with this awesome posterization of Danilo Gallinari. The Lakers bench may not be that talented, but they are enthusiastic.
Via Thacover2
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Bench Went Nuts After Wesley Johnson Posterized Danilo Gallinari (Video)

The Lakers lost another one, falling in overtime 101-94 to the Denver Nuggets. Wesley Johnson provided the highlight of the night with this awesome posterization of Danilo Gallinari. The Lakers bench may not be that talented, but they are enthusiastic.
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson Bangs on Danilo Gallinari

At 3-11, the Lakers are still dreadful and are in need of some excitement. That came by way of a Wesley Johnson dunk of Danilo Gallinari  last night in a overtime with for Denver. Gallo is back from a torn […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson Dunks All Over Danilo Gallinari

The LA Lakers lost in overtime to the visiting Denver Nuggets 101-94, but not before swingman Wesley Johnson got a chance to dunk all over Danilo Gallinari. The post Wesley Johnson Dunks All Over Danilo Gallinari appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wesley Johnson dunks all over Danilo Gallinari

The good news for the Denver Nuggets is that they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 101-94. The bad news is that the only thing that people are going to talk about is forward Wesley Johnson’s dunk. Point guard Jeremy Lin started a fast break in which he passed the ball to Johnson who decided to put  Denver forward Danilo Gallinari on his new poster. I just don’t understand what...
Via No Guts, No Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wesley Johnson throws down HUGE dunk on Danilo Gallinari, Lakers bench goes nuts

The Los Angeles Lakers lost a really ugly game against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, though there is at least one highlight we can take away from the evening. During the fourth quarter, Wesley Johnson jumped on his trampoline while on the fast break and threw down a HUGE dunk over Danilo Gallinari, plus the foul. Staples Center went nuts, as did Johnson’s teammates both on and...
Via Lakerholicz.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wesley Johnson steals ball from James Harden, seals game with and one layup

Wesley Johnson won the game for the Los Angeles Lakers tonight. At the 1:06 mark in the fourth quarter, Johnson came up with Kobe Bryant’s missed shot and was fouled by Patrick Beverley. The Rockets were over the limit, so Johnson went to the line and hit two free throws to cut Houston’s lead to one. Then, with James Harden handling the ball, Johnson came up with a steal with...
Via Lakerholicz.com
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant's 29 points lead Lakers to win over Howard-less Rockets

  Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard's absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets. It was the second consecutive win for the Lakers following a 1-9 start. Los Angeles used a 7-1 run, highlighted by Bryant's three-point play and capped by four free throws...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harden gets picked by Wesley Johnson and then fouls him for the And 1 to give up lead with less than a minute to play

James Harden had a brutal last minute of regulation in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers tonight. The Houston Rockets were up one point with less than 50 seconds in regulation and the ball was in the hands of their best player. Harden is a nightmare to defend one-on-one, but this time he coughed the ball up as Wesley Johnson came away with the steal and drew the And 1 on the other...
Via Pass The Pill
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant leads Lakers to 98-92 win over Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard's absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets. It was the second consecutive win for the Lakers following a 1-9 start. Los Angeles used a 7-1 run, highlighted by Bryant's three-point play and capped by four...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe breaks career record for missed shots; Grizzlies top Lakers

  Mike Conley scored 23 points and the Memphis Grizzlies finally got a strong effort from their struggling bench to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Tuesday night. Kobe Bryant led the Lakers (1-6) with 28 points, but shot 10 of 26 from the field and surpassed Boston Celtics great John Havlicek for the most missed field goals in an NBA career. Reserve guard Beno Udrih had 16...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant with beautiful no-look assist to Wesley Johnson

The Los Angeles Lakers are down big against the Houston Rockets in Opening Night. But newsflash: Kobe Bryant can still do things on the basketball court. Check out this beautiful no-look pass to Wesley Johnson. The Lakers may be a bad team but Kobe Bryant is always worth the price of admission. That’s one of the reasons why. *** Kobe Bryant picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas sends game to overtime, stares down Floyd Mayweather

There was a little preseason excitement on Tuesday night when the Lakers and Suns went to overtime in Anaheim. The Lakers were up by two when Wesley Johnson missed both shots from the charity stripe with 10 seconds left. In the following possession, Gerald Green missed a three-pointer but the ball caromed to Isaiah Thomas, who hit the buzzer-beating corner shot. Here’s Isaiah’s...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Is This The NBA’s Best Bench?

Los Angeles Lakers: Is This The NBA’s Best Bench? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t going to make the playoffs this season, I’m sorry Laker fans, but they just lack the elite talent of the Spurs, Clippers, Thunder, Grizzlies, Mavericks, Trail Blazers, Rockets, Warriors and the Pelicans and at best are the 10th best team in the...
Via HoopStuff
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott says Wesley Johnson “can be one of the best” defenders in the league

Could this be the year Wesley Johnson finally realizes his potential and has a breakout season? Kobe Bryant and Byron Scott certainly think so. Johnson was selected with the fourth overall pick in 2010, though the 27-year-old has bounced around the league over the past few years and has struggled to find a long-term home. While Johnson had career-highs in points (9.1), rebounds...
Via Lakerholicz.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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