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Breaking news: Arenas suspended for gun-related incident

by on Jan.06, 2010, under Quick hits

Gilbert Arenas

After tweeting and prattling like a mad man, Arenas finally gets his punishment from "mean" Commissoner Stern. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

NBA Commissioner David Stern has finally thrown down the hammer on Gilbert Arenas in the form of an indefinite suspension.

Big real-life implications, and those of the fantasy sort, abound with this news.

Here’s Stern’s official statement:

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Daily fantasy recap: 1.6

by on Jan.06, 2010, under Quick hits

Stephen Curry

Curry produces great lines when given the proper minutes, which are hard to come by under Nellie. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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

Beast of the Night: Stephen Curry put up 26 points, 6 threes, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals and 2 turnovers. He shot 77 percent (10-13) from the field and hit all six of his three-point attempts. Curry’s producing impressive all-around numbers lately and is an straight-up thief, averaging 2.4 steals per game during the last month.

Notable lines:
Roy Hibbert – 10-19 FG (53%), 6-9 FT (67%), 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Blk, 2 TO

Rashard Lewis – 2-8 FG (25%), 0-2 FT (0%), 4 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

Gerald Wallace – 10-16 FG (63%), 10-11 FT (91%), 2 3ptm, 32 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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Buy low, sell high: Fantasy week 7

by on Dec.11, 2009, under Quick hits

KG can't keep the ball away from the risks to his value for much longer. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

KG can't keep the ball away from the risks to his value for much longer. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

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

Buy Low:
Tony Parker

Caron Butler

Antawn Jamison

Devin Harris

David West

Andrei Kirilenko, Tyrus Thomas, Danny Granger, Jameer Nelson, Kevin Martin and any other productive fantasy players (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 11.19

by on Nov.19, 2009, under Quick hits

How's that for a turnaround? Brand had a great game last night but can he keep it up? (NBAE via Getty Images/Jesse D. Garrabrant)

How's that for a turnaround? Brand had a great game last night but can he keep it up? (NBAE via Getty Images/Jesse D. Garrabrant)

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

Beast of the Night: Elton Brand finally turned the corner and put up 19 points, 11 boards, 2 assists, 3 steals, 6 blocks and just 1 turnover while shooting 47 percent (8-17) from the field and 75 percent (3-4) from the line. Owners who have been patient or bought low on him have to be giddy right now. He isn’t through with his struggles just yet, but things look very bright for him now.

Notable lines:
Larry Hughes – 6-14 FG (43%), 7-8 FT (88%), 3 3ptm, 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO

Rashard Lewis – 7-16 FG (44%), 1-2 FT (50%), 2 3ptm, 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 9 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 TO

Stephen Jackson – 9-21 FG (43%), 6-8 FT (75%), 2 3ptm, 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl, 4 TO

Antawn Jamison – 12-22 FG (55%), 5-6 FT (83%), 2 3ptm, 31 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Poll question: Most surprisingly successful returnee from injury

by on Nov.18, 2009, under Other

T-Mac's returning again, but how successful will he be? (Flickr/Keith Allison)

T-Mac's returning again, but how successful will he be? (Flickr/Keith Allison)

The 2009-10 NBA season has already had its share of injuries and consequent headaches in fantasy land.

Injured players make for interesting trade bait and trade targets, and with a few relevant players set to resurface in the near future, owners should consider how valuable they’ll be once they return to the court.

Antawn Jamison is set to return tonight and Pau Gasol looks ready to return Thursday, but there are a handful other players looking to make their comebacks soon enough.

Let us know who you think will have the most surprisingly successful transition from injury to fantasy value for the remainder of the season by voting in the poll below. Also, feel free to express your thought process in the comments section. (continue reading…)

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