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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 3 (2010-11)

by on Nov.12, 2010, under Quick hits

Brook Lopez

Lopez can't be this bad all season, can he? (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Brook Lopez

Al Jefferson

Danilo Gallinari

Gilbert Arenas

John Salmons (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 10.27.10

by on Oct.27, 2010, under Quick hits

Brandon Roy

Roy is the first 'Beast' of the 2010-11 NBA season. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Brandon Roy kicked off the season with 24 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals, hitting 4 threes in the process. He shot 45 percent (9-20) from the field, 100 percent (2-2) from the line and had 2 turnovers. What slow preseason?

Lines for Discussion:
LeBron James: 10-21 FG (48%),  8-12 FT (67%), 3 threes, 31 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 8 TO

Dwyane Wade: 4-16 FG (25%), 4-6 FT (67%), 1 three, 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 6 TO (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Houston Rockets

by on Sep.30, 2010, under Team analysis

Yao Ming

This season is all about Yao for the Rockets. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Depth chart:
PG: Aaron Brooks, Kyle Lowry, Ishmael Smith
SG: Kevin Martin, Courtney Lee, Jermaine Taylor
SF: Shane Battier, Chase Budinger, Jared Jeffries
PF: Luis Scola, Chuck Hayes, Patrick Patterson, Alexander Johnson, Jordan Hill
C: Yao Ming, Brad Miller

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Kevin Martin – SG (Rd. 4-5): 22 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl
Aaron Brooks – PG (Rd. 4-5): 20 Pts, 2.5 threes, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl
Luis Scola – F/C (Rd. 7-8): 14.5 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 2 Ast
Yao Ming – C (Rd. 8-10): 13.5 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk
Shane Battier – SF (Rd. 12+): 7 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
Chase Budinger – G/F (Rd. 13+): 9 Pts, 1 three, 3.5 Reb
Kyle Lowry – PG (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl
Brad Miller – C (Rd. 13+): 6 Pts, 3 Reb
Courtney Lee – G/F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 2.5 Reb (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 5

by on Jul.30, 2010, under Mock drafts

Hedo Turkoglu

What do Hedo Turkoglu and one of the summer's Hollywood blockbusters have in common? (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Round five already? This is going faster than Rick Pitino’s –

Nevermind. You get my point — each round of this mock draft is flying by. Henry at Weakside Help and I have already tag-teamed to knock down four rounds of this mock draft (head-to-head, nine categories, 12 teams, 13 rounds), with pretty solid results thus far, if I may say so myself. (That’s more of a nod to Henry’s work so far, given that he’s always taking a later round than I am.)

If you need to catch up, here are round one, round two, round three and round four.

While drafting a single rock-solid fantasy basketball team is a tough task in and of itself, trying to build 12 solid teams at the same time is much more insane. For each round I find myself attempting to see things from 12 different angles — the closest thing to schizophrenia that someone can experience in the realm of fantasy ball.

Regardless, I’m thoroughly enjoying the process and am eager to tackle this fifth round, the most difficult (and probably the most questionable) one for me so far: (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.31

by on Mar.31, 2010, under Quick hits

 

Andray Blatche

Blatche's solid production in March can't stop the Wizards' skid. (Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

[Read the full, original post at Dimemag.com]

Beast of the Night: Andray Blatche put up 31 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, 3 blocks and 2 turnovers. He shot 57 percent (13-23) from the field and 63 percent (5-8) from the line. It’s nice to see his field goal percentage rise above the 50-percent mark for the first time in six games.

Noteworthy Lines:
Tyreke Evans – 6-13 FG (46%), 4-4 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 10 Ast, 4 Stl, 7 TO

Danny Granger – 13-20 FG (65%), 3-4 FT (75%), 4 3ptm, 33 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO

Russell Westbrook – 3-12 FG (25%), 4-4 FT (100%), 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 14 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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