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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Dallas Mavericks

by on Sep.22, 2011, under Team analysis

Dirk Nowitzki

Yep, looks like a maverick to me. (Ralph Orlowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Jason Kidd, J.J. Barea*
SG: Rudy Fernandez, Jason Terry, Rodrigue Beaubois, DeShawn Stevenson*, Dominique Jones
SF: Shawn Marion, Caron Butler*, Corey Brewer, Peja Stojakovic*
PF: Dirk Nowitzki, Brian Cardinal*
C: Tyson Chandler*, Brendan Haywood, Ian Mahinmi

* unrestricted free agent (continue reading…)

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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 8 (2010-11)

by on Dec.17, 2010, under Quick hits

Luol Deng

Deng has every right to be pumped about yet another injury for the Bulls' frontcourt. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Stephen Jackson

Nicolas Batum

Roy Hibbert

Luol Deng

J.R. Smith (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Dallas Mavericks

by on Oct.06, 2010, under Team analysis

Dirk Nowitzki

This photo of Diggler will be more exciting than any of his stat lines this season, but that doesn't mean he's not a stud. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes)

Depth chart:
PG: Jason Kidd, Rodrigue Beaubois, Jose Juan Barea
SG: Caron Butler, Jason Terry, Dominique Jones, DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Shawn Marion
PF: Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Novak, Alexis Ajinca
C: Brendan Haywood, Tyson Chandler, Ian Mahinmi

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Dirk Nowitzki – PF (Rd. 1): 24 Pts, 1 three, 8 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
Jason Kidd – PG (Rd. 2-3): 9 Pts, 2 threes, 5.5 Reb, 8.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Caron Butler – G/F (Rd. 6-7): 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Jason Terry – G (Rd. 6-8): 14.5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Shawn Marion – F (Rd. 10-12): 11.5 Pts, 6.5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
Brendan Haywood – C (Rd. 12+): 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Blk
Tyson Chandler – C (Rd. 13+): 6 Pts, 6 Reb, 1.5 Blk
Rodrigue Beaubois – G (Rd. 13+): 8.5 Pts, 1 three, 2 Ast (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 7

by on Aug.05, 2010, under Mock drafts

Gilbert Arenas

Yeah, that's right Gilbert -- your number's finally been called. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Round seven and still going strong.

It’s been a fun ride so far and this middle part of the draft is where it gets really exhilarating. The pressure of conforming to general opinion from the earlier rounds is gone, but the pickings aren’t yet slim enough that you can let up a bit like you may be able to do in the latter rounds. This is where you start seeing and doing things you might not have expected heading into the draft, and where big-time steals are made.

Henry got me nodding, grimacing and raising my eyebrows in round six, so I’m hoping to give him (and you) a similarly emotional ride here in round seven.

If you need to catch up, here are round oneround tworound threeround four, round five and the aforementioned round six.

I could call this round the “Dirty Dozen,” since there are so many dudes being taken here that might cause you to groan in boredom and agony. But there are some exciting picks, too. Read on and hold onto your butts — this might be a rocky one: (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.26

by on Mar.26, 2010, under Quick hits

Trevor Ariza

Ariza was the beast in a light night for the NBA. (Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Beast of the Night: Trevor Ariza put up 18 points, 3 threes, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals, 1 block and 3 turnovers against the Clippers. He shot 35 percent (7-20) from the field and 33 percent (1-3) from the line. Ariza’s on a roll right now.

Noteworthy Lines:
Jermaine O’Neal – 9-14 FG (64%), 6-7 FT (86%), 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Drew Gooden – 7-14 FG (50%), 3-3 FT (100%), 17 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 TO

Caron Butler – 11-19 FG (58%), 2-3 FT (67%), 1 3ptm, 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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