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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: 12.21 (weekend wrap-up)

by on Dec.21, 2009, under Quick hits

Z-Bo's owners are feeling the same way these days. (AP Photo/Nikki Boertman)

Z-Bo's owners are feeling the same way these days. (AP Photo/Nikki Boertman)

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

Weekend Wonder: Zach Randolph was a monster this past weekend, averaging 29 points, 20 rebounds, 3 assists, 0.5 steals, 2 blocks and 3.5 turnovers in two games. He shot 59 percent from the field and 90 percent from the free throw line. Randolph had 32/24 on Sunday, when he even hit a three. Sell high if you can, but don’t be surprised if he continues to impress as the season wears on.

Notable lines:
Gilbert Arenas (12/18) – 15-25 FG (60%), 11-16 FT (69%), 4 3ptm, 45 Pts, 3 Reb, 13 Ast, 1 Blk, 5 TO

Caron Butler (12/18) – 13-22 FG (59%), 2-2 FT (100%), 28 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl, 2 TO

Marreese Speights (12/19) – 11-20 FG (55%), 6-9 FT (67%), 28 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 TO

Lou Williams (12/19) – 2-9 FG (22%), 2-2 FT (100%), 6 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 12.15

by on Dec.15, 2009, under Quick hits

Flynn was good, but D-Will was even better. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

Flynn was good, but D-Will was even better. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

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

Beast of the Night: Deron Williams continued his streak and put up 38 points, 3 boards, 13 assists, 2 steals and 1 turnover. He hit 2 threes, shot 55 percent (11-20) from the field and 78 percent (14-18) from the line. He’s averaging a beastly 30.3 points, 1.7 threes, 5 rebounds, 13 assists, 1.7 steals and 2 turnovers in his past three games.

Notable lines:
Chris Paul – 9-22 FG (41%), 2-2 FT (100%), 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 16 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 TO

Chris Kaman – 11-19 FG (58%), 1-6 FT (17%), 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk, 2 TO

Mike Dunleavy – 10-19 FG (53%), 5-5 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 TO

Dwight Howard – 4-10 FG (40%), 13-22 FT (59%), 21 Pts, 23 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk, 3 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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Poll question: Biggest fantasy disappointment so far

by on Dec.10, 2009, under Other

No, you  hold on Derrick! Where's the breakout season? (Flickr/Keith Allison)

No, you hold on Derrick! Where's the breakout season? (Flickr/Keith Allison)

Amar’e StoudemireCaron ButlerDwight Howard, Devin Harris and Derrick Rose: What do these players have in common?

They’re all underperforming so far this season.

Of course, those four player are not alone. There’s a fairly long list of fantasy players who’ve let their owners down with their own basketball versions of “Spider-Man 3.”

With about a quarter of the 2009-10 NBA season in the books, let’s see who has been the most disappointing fantasy player so far. Make your voice heard by voting and commenting below. (continue reading…)

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