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Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: 2012-13 Brooklyn Nets

by on Sep.11, 2012, under Team analysis

Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez is about as exciting as that hat. (David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Depth chart:

PG: Deron Williams C.J. Watson Tyshawn Taylor
SG: Joe Johnson MarShon Brooks Keith Bogans
SF: Gerald Wallace Jerry Stackhouse Tornike Shengelia
PF: Kris Humphries Mirza Teletovic
C: Brook Lopez Reggie Evans

Relevant fantasy players and their projected draft round (PDR) and per-game stats:

Name: Position: PDR: FG%: FT%: 3PTM: Pts: Reb: Ast: Stl: Blk: TO:
Deron Williams PG 1 47% 80% 1.7 17.5 3.0 10.0 1.3 0.3 3.3
Joe Johnson SG/SF 3 45% 80% 1.8 17.0 3.7 4.0 0.7 0.2 2.0
Gerald Wallace SF/PF 4 47% 75% 0.7 12.0 6.0 2.0 1.5 0.7 1.5
Brook Lopez C 6 50% 80% - 15.5 7.0 1.3 0.3 1.7 2.0
Kris Humphries PF 7 48% 70% - 9.5 9.7 1.0 0.7 1.0 1.5
Mirza Teletovic SF/PF 12+ 48% 70% 1.3 8.0 5.0 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5
MarShon Brooks SG/SF 12+ 44% 75% 0.5 7.0 2.0 1.5 0.5 0.2 1.3

Sleeper:
Teletovic

Most likely to surprise:
Lopez

Most likely to disappoint:
Wallace

Category specialists:
- Threes: Williams, Johnson
- Steals: Wallace
- Blocks: Lopez

Storylines:
- how long it takes for Lopez to find a groove in that new-look lineup
- how much Williams and Johnson will eat into each other’s shots and scoring
- what place Brooks will have coming off the bench behind Johnson

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2011-12:
- Pts: 24th
- FGM: T-28th
- FGA: T-21st
- FG%: 28th
- FT%: 6th
- 3PTM: 6th
- Reb: T-26th
- Ast: 22nd
- TO: T-19th
- Stl: T-16th
- Blk: 30th
- Pace: 21st
- Offensive Efficiency: 23rd
- Defensive Efficiency: 29th

Fantasy-friendliness for 2012-13: B+

Bonus:
Ian Eagle and Mike Fratello get awkward:

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