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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Golden State Warriors

by on Sep.27, 2011, under Team analysis

David Lee

With Wilson Chandler and his nasty teeth away in China, it's time for Lee to reassert himself as a fantasy force. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

Depth chart:
PG: Stephen Curry, Jeremy Lin, Charles Jenkins, Acie Law*^
SG: Monta Ellis, Klay Thompson, Charlie Bell
SF: Dorell Wright, Reggie Williams**, Al Thornton*
PF: David Lee, Louis Amundson, Vladimir Radmanovic*
C: Andris Biedrins, Ekpe Udoh, Jeremy Tyler

* 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:
- Stephen Curry, PG (Rd. 1): 48% FG, 90% FT, 2 Threes, 19.5 Pts, 4.5 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 TO
- Monta Ellis, PG/SG (Rd. 2): 45% FG, 75% FT, 1.5 Threes, 23 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 TO
- Dorell Wright, SG/SF (Rd. 3): 44% FG, 80% FT, 2.2 Threes, 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1.5 Stl, 0.7 Blk, 1.5 TO
- David Lee, PF/C (Rd. 3): 55% FG, 80% FT, 18 Pts, 10.5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 2 TO
- Reggie Williams, SG/SF (Rd. 12+): 45% FG, 75% FT, 0.8 Threes, 10 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 0.7 TO
- Klay Thompson, SG (Rd. 13+): 38% FG, 80% FT, 0.8 Threes, 6 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1.5 TO
- Ekpe Udoh, PF/C (Rd. 13+): 45% FG, 65% FT, 5 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 0.7 Stl, 2 Blk, 1.5 TO

Sleeper:
Thompson

Most likely to surprise:
Lee

Most likely to disappoint:
Wright

Category specialists:
- Threes: Curry, Ellis, Wright
- Steals: Curry, Ellis, Wright
- Blocks: Udoh

Things to consider:
- how credible trade rumors involving Ellis are, and Thompson’s resulting value
- Curry’s health
- how much coach Jackson’s emphasis on defense affects their offensive energy/tempo

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2010-11:
- Pts: 7th
- FGM: 1st
- FGA: 1st
- FG%: 14th
- FT%: 17th
- 3PTM: T-4th
- Reb: T-19th
- Ast: 7th
- TO: T-22nd
- Stl: 2nd
- Blk: 12th
- Pace: 5th
- Offensive Efficiency: T-12th
- Defensive Efficiency: 26th

Fantasy-friendliness for 2011-12: A-

Bonus:
Andris Biedrins vs. Charles Barkley

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