Fortune Favors the Bold

Derrick Favors is back to steady production on a nightly basis since rejoining the starting lineup and draws an excellent matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks tonight. Here are my picks for Friday, February 5:


Guards (G) Forwards/Centers (F/C) Utility (UTIL)
John Wall, $17,400 DeMarcus Cousins, $20,200 LeBron James, $17,100
Chris Paul, $17,000 DeAndre Jordan, $14,100 Kevin Love, $13,900
Rajon Rondo, $14,600 Kawhi Leonard, $13,800 Brook Lopez, $13,800
Isaiah Thomas, $13,300 Marc Gasol, $13,600 Gordon Hayward, $13,200
Dwyane Wade, $12,900 Nikola Vucevic, $12,900 Derrick Favors, $12,500
Mike Conley, $11,000 Danilo Gallinari, $12,300 Marcin Gortat, $12,000
Jeff Teague, $10,800 Jordan Hill, $10,800 Nikola Jokic, $10,800
E’Twaun Moore, $8,300 Zaza Pachulia, $10,500 Taj Gibson (if no Gasol), $10,700
Wayne Ellington, $8,100 Cody Zeller, $9,000 Donald Sloan, $8,000


Guards (G) Forwards/Centers (F/C) Utility (UTIL)
John Wall, $17,400 DeMarcus Cousins, $20,200 LeBron James, $17,100
Chris Paul, $17,000 Carmelo Anthony, $15,100 Kevin Love, $13,900
Jimmy Butler, $15,500 DeAndre Jordan, $14,100 Brook Lopez, $13,800
Rajon Rondo, $14,600 Nikola Vucevic, $12,900 Rudy Gay, $12,600
Isaiah Thomas, $13,300 Derrick Favors, $12,500 Marcin Gortat, $12,000
Ish Smith, $12,700 Danilo Gallinari, $12,300 Nikola Jokic, $10,800
Kyrie Irving, $12,000 Myles Turner, $11,600 Evan Turner, $9,600
E’Twaun Moore, $8,300 Dirk Nowitzki, $10,800 Donald Sloan, $8,000
Wayne Ellington, $8,100 Kyle Anderson, $6,300 Bobby Portis (if no Gasol), $7,800


Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders

Ricky Sanders is a fantasy sports expert with over 15 years of playing experience. After starting several freelance fantasy sports blogs, Ricky moved up in the fantasy industry when he joined Going9 Baseball. He wrote fantasy baseball content and had a weekly radio spot on the site’s SiriusXM Satellite Radio show. Shortly thereafter, in early 2013, Ricky joined RotoExperts as a three-sport fantasy contributor, eventually becoming one of the site’s lead basketball writers. While writing for RotoExperts, Ricky was introduced to daily fantasy sports and immediately fell in love. With help from some of his mentors, some of the best DFS players in the world, he honed his skills and became the daily fantasy expert he is today. When RotoExperts created a daily-focused website called, Ricky was brought on as one of the main contributors. He still makes frequent appearances on the RotoExperts SiriusXM Radio show and on the FNTSY Sports Television Network, talking daily fantasy sports. He also continues to write for a few DFS content sites: RotoCurve and The Fantasy Fix. Ricky is a proud and active member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He has agreed to be a writer and representative for the FantasyDraft brand and serves as an ambassador to the site. He has no more access to the site than the typical user. Don’t hesitate to contact Ricky with questions on Twitter @RSandersDFS.

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