Team analysis: New Jersey Nets

Brook Lopez

In all the chaos in New Jersey, Lopez is the only picture of dependable fantasy value. (NBA.com)

Depth chart:

PG: Devin Harris, Jordan Farmar, Ben Uzoh

SG: Anthony Morrow, Quinton Ross

SF: Travis Outlaw, Terrence Williams, Stephen Graham, Damion Jones

PF: Troy Murphy, Derrick Favors, Kris Humphries, Joe Smith

C: Brook Lopez, Johan Petro, Brian Zoubek

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:

Brook Lopez – C (Rd. 2): 19.5 Pts, 9 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 2 Blk

Troy Murphy – F/C (Rd. 4-6): 12 Pts, 1.5 threes, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

Devin Harris – PG (Rd. 5-6): 17.5 Pts, 1 three, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 1.5 Stl

Anthony Morrow – G/F (Rd. 6-8): 14.5 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 1.5 Stl

Terrence Williams – G/F (Rd. 10-12): 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Travis Outlaw – F (Rd. 11+): 11 Pts, 1 three, 4 Reb

Derrick Favors – PF (Rd. 12+): 7 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

Sleeper:

Outlaw

Most likely to surprise:

Murphy

Most likely to disappoint:

Harris

Category specialists:

  • Threes: Morrow

Things to watch:

  • if a steady starting lineup emerges
  • if a timeshare between Murphy and Favors develops
  • who wins the battle for minutes at SG/SF

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2009-10:

  • Pts: 30th
  • FGM: 30th
  • FGA: 24th
  • FG%: 30th
  • FT%: 6th
  • 3PTM: 27th
  • Reb: 28th
  • Ast: T29th
  • TO: 16th
  • Stl: 20th
  • Blk: 19th

Fantasy-friendliness for 2010-11: C