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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Orlando Magic

by on Oct.14, 2011, under Team analysis

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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