It’s a fantasy Christmas 2009

by on Dec.25, 2009, under Other

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

[Read the full, original post at Dimemag.com]

Christmas is here, and that means we have an opportunity to think about fantasy ball with a holiday perspective. For this post, I’ve taken the liberty of imagining a pompous Christmas play with many of the usual suspects written into the script.

Here are the NBA players that would be considered for each role, based on their fantasy values thus far this season and their projected values going forward into 2010. Click here to see the full post on Dimemag.com, where explanations for each character’s relation to fantasy basketball are given.


Beno Udrih (PG/SG – Kings)
Carl Landry (SF/PF – Rockets)
Brendan Haywood (C – Wizards)
Jason Thompson (SF/PF/C – Kings)
Ersan Ilyasova (SF/PF – Bucks)

Gingerbread men:
Tim Duncan (PF/C – Spurs)
Marcus Camby (PF/C – Clippers)
Kevin Garnett (PF – Celtics)
Nene (PF/C – Nuggets)
Carlos Boozer (PF/C – Jazz)

Tiny Tim:
Kevin Martin (SG – Kings)
Danny Granger (SG/SF/PF – Pacers)
Richard Hamilton (SG/SF – Pistons)
Mike Miller (SG/SF – Wizards)
Tyrus Thomas (SF/PF – Bulls)

Frosty the Snowman:
John Salmons (SG/SF – Bulls)
Stephen Jackson (SG/SF/PF – Bobcats)
Vince Carter (SG/SF – Magic)
Chauncey Billups (PG – Nuggets)
Rasheed Wallace (PF/C – Celtics)

Stocking stuffers:
DeJuan Blair (SF/PF/C – Spurs)
Tony Allen (SG/SF – Celtics)
Ty Lawson (PG/SG – Nuggets)
Matt Barnes (SG/SF – Magic)
Drew Gooden (PF/C – Mavericks)

Shawn Marion (SF/PF – Mavericks)
Tony Parker (PG – Spurs)
Andre Miller (PG – Blazers)
Richard Jefferson (SF – Spurs)
Jose Calderon (PG – Raptors)

Tyreke Evans (PG/SG – Kings)
Marc Gasol (C – Grizzlies)
Troy Murphy (PF/C – Pacers)
Luol Deng (SG/SF – Bulls)
Joakim Noah (PF/C – Bulls)

Santa Claus:
Chris Paul (PG – Hornets)
Dirk Nowitzki (PF – Mavericks)
LeBron James (SF – Cavaliers)
Kobe Bryant (SG – Lakers)
Kevin Durant (SG/SF – Thunder)

Happy holidays to all of you and your loved ones, readers!

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