Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats

Tyrus Thomas

Can Tyrus the Tease finally become a reliable fantasy beast? (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Depth chart:

PG: D.J. Augustin, Kemba Walker

SG: Gerald Henderson, Matt Carroll, Garrett Temple*^

SF: Corey Maggette, Dante Cunningham**, Dominic McGuire*

PF: Boris Diaw, Tyrus Thomas, Bismack Biyombo, D.J. White, Eduardo Najera

C: Kwame Brown*, Joel Przybilla*, DeSagana Diop

* unrestricted free agent

** restricted free agent

^ locked into overseas contract with no opt-out clause

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

- Corey Maggette, SF/PF (Rd. 8): 45% FG, 80% FT, 0.5 Threes, 19.5 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 0.8 Stl, 2.5 TO

- Boris Diaw, SF/PF (Rd. 10): 50% FG, 70% FT, 1 Three, 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 0.8 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 2 TO

- D.J. Augustin, PG (Rd. 11): 40% FG, 85% FT, 1.3 Threes, 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 5.5 Ast, 0.5 Stl, 1.5 TO

- Tyrus Thomas, PF (Rd. 11): 45% FG, 75% FT, 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 1.5 Blk, 2 TO

- Gerald Henderson, SG (Rd. 12+): 45% FG, 80% FT, 14 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 2 TO

- Kemba Walker, PG/SG (Rd. 13+): 40% FG, 80% FT, 9 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2.5 TO

Sleeper:

Henderson

Most likely to surprise:

Thomas

Most likely to disappoint:

Augustin

Category specialists:

- Blocks: Thomas, Biyombo

Things to consider:

- Maggette’s health

- Thomas’ health and focus

- the probable timeshare at point guard

- potential for Walker to get significant run toward the end of the season

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2010-11:

- Pts: 29th

- FGM: 29th

- FGA: 28th

- FG%: 22nd

- FT%: 21st

- 3PTM: T-27th

- Reb: T-24th

- Ast: T-17th

- TO: 21st

- Stl: 28th

- Blk: 8th

- Pace: T-25th

- Offensive Efficiency: 25th

- Defensive Efficiency: T-16th

Fantasy-friendliness for 2011-12: D+

Bonus:

The Kwame Brown Draft

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