NBA announces 2021-22 Rookie of the Year finalists

On Easter Sunday, the NBA officially revealed the finalists for the 2021-22 Rookie of the Year award and there are no surprises.

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The three finalists for the Rookie of the Year award are Scottie Barnes (Toronto Raptors), Cade Cunningham (Detroit Pistons), and Evan Mobley (Cleveland Cavaliers).

Mobley is currently a solid favorite to win the award, though most people in the Motor City know that Cunningham was the best rookie this season.

Click here to see what the guys on ‘Throwin Stones’ had to say about Cunningham.

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Helper: Sunday 4/17/22

If you’re new to daily fantasy basketball — maybe you started your DFS journey during the MLB or NFL seasons, or maybe basketball is your sport and this will be your first year giving it a shot — you’re in for a treat. The NBA scene changes on a week-to-week, day-to-day, and — depending on injury news — even a minute-to-minute basis, making every slate a unique one that requires an ever-changing approach.

With so much changing so quickly, we’re here with plenty of tools to help you out. We have daily projections, a matchup heat map, a lineup optimizer, and a bunch of other great resources to help give you an edge.

Daily fantasy basketball is very reliant on a player’s opportunity, so you’ll need to make sure that you’re up-to-date with key injuries. Our projections update up until tip-off to reflect current news, we have player news updates, and the FanDuel Scout app will send push notifications for pressing updates regarding your players.

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We’ll also be coming at you with this primer every day, breaking down a few of the day’s top plays at each position.

Let’s break down today’s main slate on FanDuel.

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