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Top 10 Fantasy Power Forwards in 2010-11 (DimeMag.com)

by on Sep.20, 2010, under Rankings

My list of the top 10 fantasy power forwards for 2010-11 is now live over at DimeMag.com. (It’s based on nine categories.)

Here’s a preview:

  1. Dirk Nowitzki
  2. Pau Gasol
  3. David Lee
  4. Amar’e Stoudemire
  5. Josh Smith
  6. Chris Bosh
  7. Carlos Boozer
  8. Tim Duncan
  9. David West
  10. Hedo Turkoglu

Feel free to comment here or there about the list.

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Fantasy analysis: The implications for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh (DimeMag.com)

by on Jul.12, 2010, under Team analysis

DimeHappy Monday, readers.

To help kick those first-day-of-the-week blues, head on over to the great DimeMag.com to read my piece about the fantasy-basketball implications for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh after their decision to team up on the Miami Heat. All three were fantasy studs last season, but just how far down the fantasy totem pole will these dudes drop?

You know the drill. Click on the link and read the post to find out. Let me know what you think in the comments section here, or on DimeMag.com.

As an added bonus, below is a funny photo of an ad addressed to LeBron in a New York health club, courtesy of Rachel Nichols’ Twitter account. (continue reading…)

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A reaction to LeBron James joining the Miami Heat

by on Jul.08, 2010, under Free agents

LeBron James Announces His Decision to Join the Heat

Love it or hate it, the King has made his decision -- and it's a doozy. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Estabrook Group)

Unless you’ve locked yourself in a soundproof vault in Stan Van Gundy’s basement, you know by now that LeBron James just announced his decision on ESPN: he’s joining the Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami.

First off: wow.

This is a potentially epic, landscape-shifting decision that has so many threads to follow. Among them are: the foundation for a possible long-term powerhouse in the NBA; the against-the-grain, true-to-their-word decisions made by James/Wade/Bosh to turn their backs on big dollars in favor of something more; the shattered hearts in New York, Chicago and, most of all, Cleveland; and the exponentially hotter spotlight that is immediately drawn to Miami. (continue reading…)

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LeBron James: Where’s he going? (poll)

by on Jul.08, 2010, under Free agents

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade

Will we be seeing a lot more of this in 2010-11? (The Canadian Press)

With “sources” pointing to the Miami Heat as the favorite to land LeBron James, and “sources” saying the King will celebrate his decision in South Beach this weekend, it seems all but official that James will join forces with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Florida next season.

But we have already bitten on media-driven head fakes many times this summer, and it wouldn’t be surprising to find out that this is yet another one.

I, for one, am quite excited for the announcement tonight — in a shameful way. A giddiness is building up in me, akin to what I’ve felt for past season finales of guilty pleasures like “American Idol.” (continue reading…)

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Quick takes: Wade, Bosh in Miami, Boozer in Chicago

by on Jul.07, 2010, under Free agents, Quick hits

Dwyane Wade

Wade is staying in Miami and he'll have a very capable sidekick in Bosh. Will the duo become a trio by Thursday evening? (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Two-thirds of the dream trio that has been the recipient of so much attention this summer have finally decided on their future.

Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh announced today that they plan to sign with the Miami Heat.

From a fantasy standpoint, it’s not all that exciting — yet. It’s too early to jump to concrete conclusions on Wade and Bosh’s values next season, since we don’t know who else will (or will not) sign with their squad. As it stands, the Heat only have Wade, Bosh, Mario Chalmers and Michael Beasley on its payroll. If they fill out that roster with a bunch of minor role players, Wade and Bosh remain fantasy studs, though their stats might take a slight baby step back.

If, however, Wade and Bosh are joined by LeBron James, all three dudes will see their values take a material hit. (continue reading…)

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