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NBA trades, signings and more: Al Jefferson to Utah, Josh Childress is back, Antawn Jamison off the bench

by on Jul.13, 2010, under Free agents, Quick hits, Trades

Josh Childress

Childress is back in the NBA. Let's hope the hair and badass scar come back with him. (Aitor Arrizabalaga/Flickr)

A ton has happened so far this summer, which could go down as one of the most active and significant ever. For solid overviews of all that’s happened recently, check out Fantasy Basketball Daily and RotoWorld.

Here’s a quick take on some of the major moves that have taken place in the past few days (using our blog’s trademark color system):

  • Al Jefferson dealt to the Utah Jazz: he’ll finally get to play with an elite point guard in Deron Williams, and could move Mehmet Okur to the bench while popping much of the juicy potential Paul Millsap had; Kevin Love now has command over the Timberwolves’ frontcourt
  • Josh Childress will make his NBA comeback in Phoenix, which is where Hedo Turkoglu was traded to: this certainly puts a damper on Hakim Warrick’s value heading into the season, Turkoglu immediately becomes an appealing fantasy option again and Leandro Barbosa might be set to bounce back in Toronto (continue reading…)
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Daily fantasy recap: 4.1

by on Apr.01, 2010, under Quick hits

George Hill

"Listen, George. My fantasy squad really needs your help tonight..." (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Beast of the Night: George Hill grounded the Rockets with 30 points, 2 threes, 2 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals and 1 block. He shot 73 percent (11-15) from the floor, 100 percent (6-6) from the free throw line and had 3 turnovers.

Noteworthy Lines:
Chris Kaman – 10-20 FG (50%), 2-6 FT (33%), 22 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Blk, 4 TO

Chris Bosh – 12-17 FG (71%), 10-13 FT (77%), 34 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk, 1 TO

Mo Williams – 6-12 FG (50%), 7-8 FT (88%), 2 3ptm, 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.9

by on Mar.09, 2010, under Quick hits

Manu Ginobili

Manu is playing cooler than he looks here. (NBAE via Getty Images/David Liam Kyle)

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

Beast of the Night: Manu Ginobili lit up the Cavs with 38 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 turnovers, nailing 7 threes in the process. He shot 52 percent (12-23) from the field and 100 percent (7-7) from the line and is set to be big for  his fantasy owners down the final stretch of the season.

Noteworthy Lines:
George Hill – 8-13 FG (62%), 5-8 FT (63%), 2 3ptm, 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

Mo Williams – 7-16 FG (44%), 2-2 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 8 Ast, 3 TO

Danilo Gallinari – 9-14 FG (64%), 5-6 FT (83%), 4 3ptm, 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 2.25

by on Feb.25, 2010, under Quick hits

Carlos Boozer

Boozer is chomping off all he can chew lately. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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

Beast of the Night: Carlos Boozer torched the Bobcats with 33 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. He shot 81 percent (13-16) from the field, 78 percent (7-9) from the free throw line and had 4 turnovers. He’s one of the hottest fantasy players in the land right now.

Noteworthy Lines:
Al Jefferson – 5-9 FG (56%), 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Mike Miller – 3-6 FG (50%), 6 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 4 TO

Andrew Bogut – 13-20 FG (65%), 26 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 1.19

by on Jan.19, 2010, under Quick hits

Tyreke Evans

Evans continues to sail past his competition. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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

Beast of the Night: Tyreke Evans finished with 34 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocks and 3 turnovers. He hit 65 percent (13-20) of his shots and 73 percent (8-11) of his free throws. He hasn’t been too affected by Kevin Martin‘s return so far, which is good news.

Notable lines:
Nate Robinson – 11-18 FG (61%), 5 3ptm, 27 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Raymond Felton – 7-15 FG (47%), 2-3 FT (67%), 1 3ptm, 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 10 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 TO

Andrew Bogut – 9-16 FG (56%), 0-3 FT (0%), 18 Pts, 17 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 6 Blk, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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