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The NBA Lockout Is Over: What Does It Mean for Fantasy Basketball?

by on Nov.26, 2011, under Other

By now you’ve surely heard or read that the NBA lockout is all but over. This is, of course, fantastic news.

Internet fist bumpNow the question is: What does this mean for fantasy basketball this season? (Boy, does it feel good to be able to write “this season” without a cynical smirk plastered on my face and a bitter tear in my eye.) We’ll delve deeper into the fallout through the coming weeks, but here’s a quick rundown of some of the important things to keep in mind for now: (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Utah Jazz

by on Oct.25, 2011, under Team analysis

Derrick Favors

Favors is stuck in an unfavorable frontcourt -- for now. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Devin Harris, Earl Watson*, Ronnie Price*
SG: Gordon Hayward, Alec Burks, Raja Bell
SF: C.J. Miles, Andrei Kirilenko*
PF: Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors, Jeremy Evans
C: Al Jefferson, Enes Kanter, Mehmet Okur, Kyrylo Fesenko*, Francisco Elson*

* unrestricted free agent (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.17.11

by on Mar.17, 2011, under Quick hits

Chris Paul

CP3 is making up for lost time in a huge way. (David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Chris Paul continued his hot post-concussion streak with 26 points, five rebounds, nine assists, three steals and two three-pointers. He shot 56 percent (9-16) from the field, 86 percent (6-7) from the free-throw line and had one turnover. Owners who endured Paul’s mediocre play in February and earlier this month are definitely being rewarded.

Lines for Discussion:
Greg Monroe: 9-14 FG (64%), 3-5 FT (60%), 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Andrei Kirilenko: 7-14 FG (50%), 1-2 FT (50%), 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.4.11

by on Mar.04, 2011, under Quick hits

LeBron James

It's a good thing "clutchness" isn't a fantasy category. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: LeBron James posted 29 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks last night in an epic fail against the Magic. He shot 69 percent (11-16) from the field, 100 percent (7-7) from the line and had two turnovers. Most of this line came in the first three quarters of the game – so, there’s that.

Lines for Discussion:
Jason Richardson: 9-14 FG (64%), 6 threes, 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 TO

Andrei Kirilenko: 6-11 FG (55%), 0-1 FT (0%), 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk, 5 TO (continue reading…)

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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 15

by on Feb.04, 2011, under Quick hits

Monta Ellis

Ellis was "snubbed," which is great news for his fantasy prospects. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Monta Ellis

JaVale McGee

Gerald Wallace

Andrea Bargnani

Gilbert Arenas (continue reading…)

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