Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Orlando Magic

J.J. Redick

On top of doing more impersonations of The Logo, Redick has a real shot at making an impression on fantasy owners next season. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Depth chart:

PG: Jameer Nelson, Gilbert Arenas, Chris Duhon

SG: Jason Richardson*, J.J. Redick, DeAndre Liggins

SF: Hedo Turkoglu, Quentin Richardson

PF: Brandon Bass, Ryan Anderson, Earl Clark*, Justin Harper, Malik Allen*

C: Dwight Howard, Daniel Orton

* unrestricted free agent

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

- Dwight Howard, C (Rd. 2): 58% FG, 59% FT, 24 Pts, 13.5 Reb, 1.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2.5 Blk, 3.5 TO

- Ryan Anderson, PF/C (Rd. 8): 44% FG, 80% FT, 2.3 Threes, 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 0.5 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 1 TO

- J.J. Redick, SG (Rd. 8): 45% FG, 90% FT, 2.3 Threes, 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1.5 TO

- Hedo Turkoglu, SF/PF (Rd. 9): 42% FG, 75% FT, 1.5 Threes, 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 4.5 Ast, 0.7 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 1.7 TO

- Jameer Nelson, PG (Rd. 10): 44% FG, 80% FT, 1.5 Threes, 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 5.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2.5 TO

- Brandon Bass, PF/C (Rd. 13+): 50% FG, 80% FT, 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 0.7 Ast, 0.5 Blk, 1 TO

- Gilbert Arenas, PG/SG (Rd. 13+): 35% FG, 75% FT, 1 Three, 9 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 TO

Sleeper:

Redick

Most likely to surprise:

Bass

Most likely to disappoint:

Turkoglu

Category specialists:

- Threes: Anderson, Redick, Turkoglu, Nelson

- Blocks: Howard

Things to consider:

- Richardson’s likely departure opening the door for Redick

- who, if anyone, wins the majority of minutes at PF

- Howard’s future with the team (and ability to improve his free-throw shooting)

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2010-11:

- Pts: 16th

- FGM: T-24th

- FGA: T-26th

- FG%: 16th

- FT%: 30th

- 3PTM: 1st

- Reb: 6th

- Ast: T-26th

- TO: 25th

- Stl: 24th

- Blk: T-16th

- Pace: 18th

- Offensive Efficiency: 10th

- Defensive Efficiency: 3rd

Fantasy-friendliness for 2011-12: B

Bonus:

J.J. Redick gets burned by Kirk Hinrich, to the delight of his teammates

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