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Fantasy Trade Analysis: Carmelo Anthony To The Knicks

by on Feb.22, 2011, under Trades

Ty Lawson
While ‘Melo will get all the headlines, fantasy owners should know that the name to pay attention to in the aftermath of this deal is Ty Lawson. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

In the slightly tweaked words of Mary J. Blige, no more ‘Melodrama. It should come as a surprise to no one but the blindest Nets fan that Carmelo Anthony has finally landed in Manhattan to play for the New York Knicks. While the deal is awaiting league approval, and though some of these names will probably move again before Thursday’s trade deadline, here’s a quick look at the fantasy impact of this mega deal. To read my full thoughts on the fallout, head on over to DimeMag.com.

New York Knicks get: Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Shelden Williams, Anthony Carter, Renaldo Balkman and Corey Brewer

Fantasy impact:
↔ Carmelo Anthony

↑ Chauncey Billups

↔ Amar’e Stoudemire

↑ Ronny Turiaf (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.11.11

by on Feb.11, 2011, under Quick hits

Chauncey Billups

Mr. Overrated-Shot had things clicking last night. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Chauncey Billups posted 30 points, five rebounds, nine assists, three steals, a block and five three-pointers.  He shot 53 percent (10-19) from the field, 100 percent (5-5) from the free-throw line and had three turnovers. This was especially good to see given that he missed the game before this with a knee injury, which appears to have been minor now. Trade possibilities aside, Billups has worked past his early-season struggles to be a top-25 fantasy player once again.

Lines for Discussion:
Pau Gasol: 8-13 FG (62%), 4-6 FT (67%), 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

Jason Terry: 9-17 FG (53%), 1-2 FT (50%), 6 threes, 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.8.11

by on Feb.08, 2011, under Quick hits

Carmelo Anthony

'Melo rose above the drama last night. Yep, I actually used "'Melo" and "drama" in the same sentence without combining them. You're welcome. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Carmelo Anthony torched the Rockets with 50 points, 11 rebounds, a steal, three blocks and two three-pointers.  He shot 67 percent (16-24) from the field, 89 percent (16-18) from the free-throw line and had four turnovers in the loss. Anthony continues to be swarmed by drama but remains a solid fantasy player, despite the horrid assists-to-turnovers ratio so far this month (0.8 assists, 3.5 turnovers per game).

Lines for Discussion:
Ray Allen: 9-17 FG (53%), 5-5 FT (100%), 2 threes, 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 TO

Gerald Wallace: 6-16 FG (38%), 6-8 FT (75%), 1 three, 19 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 12

by on Jan.14, 2011, under Quick hits

Antawn Jamison

Jamison's been really nice to own lately. Now it's probably time to move on. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Ben Gordon

J.R. Smith

Carmelo Anthony

Josh Smith

Stephen Curry (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 12.15.10

by on Dec.15, 2010, under Quick hits

Charlie Villanueva

Villanueva probably won't get this honor again this season, so he'd better savor the moment. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Charlie Villanueva finished with 23 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 block last night in a surprising blowout victory over the Hawks. He chipped in three three-pointers and shot 59 percent (10-17) from the floor. Villanueva hasn’t started a single game this year, but he’s improved many of his stats from last season’s marks. Still, he remains far from an everyday fantasy stud and lines like this shouldn’t be expected from him that often.

Lines for Discussion:
Amir Johnson: 5-9 FG (56%), 2-4 FT (50%), 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Andrew Bynum: 1-5 FG (20%), 5-8 FT (63%), 7 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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