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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 13

by on Jan.21, 2011, under Quick hits

Grant Hill

Give Hill a standing ovation, then sit back down and sell him off. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Aaron Brooks

Stephen Jackson

Roy Hibbert

David Lee

Hedo Turkoglu (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 1.20.11

by on Jan.20, 2011, under Quick hits

Danny Granger

Granger torched the Warriors, but we know the drill. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Danny Granger took advantage of playing the Warriors by producing 32 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, three steals, one block and four three-pointers. He shot 58 percent (11-19) from the field, 75 percent (6-8) from the line and had seven turnovers. This was his second straight game with 32 points, though Granger has been mostly disappointing lately. His owners might want to try and sell high now.

Lines for Discussion:
Grant Hill: 10-18 FG (56%), 7-7 FT (100%), 27 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 TO

J.J. Hickson: 5-11 FG (46%), 6-7 FT (86%), 16 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 TO (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Milwaukee Bucks

by on Sep.22, 2010, under Team analysis

Brandon Jennings

Jennings made the game look like child's play during brief flashes last season. Let's see if he can work some consistency into his game this year. (Under Armour, Inc.)

Depth chart:
PG: Brandon Jennings, Keyon Dooling, Earl Boykins
SG: John SalmonsChris Douglas-RobertsCarlos Delfino, Michael Redd
SF: Corey Maggette, Ersan Ilyasova, Darington Hobson
PF: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Larry Sanders, Tiny Gallon*
C: Drew Gooden, Jon Brockman, Andrew Bogut

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
John Salmons – G/F (Rd. 5-7): 16 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3.5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Brandon Jennings – PG (Rd. 6-8): 16 Pts, 2 threes, 3.5 Reb, 6.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Andrew Bogut – C (Rd. 4-8): 14 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 2 Blk
Corey Maggette – F (Rd. 7-9): 15.5 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl
Drew Gooden – F/C (Rd. 8-10): 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Blk
Chris Douglas-Roberts – G/F (Rd. 11+): 8 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast
Carlos Delfino – G/F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 1 Stl
Ersan Ilyasova – F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1 three, 5.5 Reb (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 9

by on Aug.09, 2010, under Mock drafts

Ben Gordon

I'm afraid to place a caption here. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

We’ve finally reached the other side of the draft — the half that’s rife with question marks, nauseating picks and old names that bring back haunting memories. For some fantasy owners, these are the rounds that are akin to flipping through photos of your ex-lovers — the ones that broke your heart and made you the bitter drafter you are today. But maybe it’s time to let go of that bitterness and practice some forgiveness. There are hints of redemption in these waters, as players who’ve burned us in the past are in new situations that might be conducive to something of a comeback.

Many might not think much of these later rounds but that’s a mistake. Will any of these players make or break your fantasy success this season? Unlikely. However, some of these guys could turn out being staples in your starting lineups, while others might just save you the heartache of a poorly used roster spot. Besides, there are still plenty of intriguing players in the shallower end of this fantasy draft.

Henry did a solid job in round eight. The biggest surprise, of course, was Tiago Splitter at No. 95. I like Splitter and expect that he stands a very good chance at justifying this pick — I just think he could’ve been had in the last round or two. Nevertheless, I understand the lack of stimulating options around these parts, and I also appreciate that if there’s a player you really dig and must have, you might have to jump on him a round or two early to ensure you’ll have him, especially in the latter rounds.

If you’re just joining the party, here are round oneround tworound threeround fourround fiveround six, round seven and the already-referenced round eight. Now let’s mosey on over to round nine, which includes a poll and new visuals (you have permission to get excited): (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.12

by on Mar.12, 2010, under Quick hits

Brandon Roy

Roy had a good time last night but a meager fantasy playoff schedule looms. (NBAE via Getty Images/Sam Forencich)

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

Beast of the Night: Brandon Roy lit up the Warriors with 41 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. He shot 64 percent (14-22) from the field, 77 percent (13-17) from the line and had 4 turnovers.

Noteworthy Lines:
Jamal Crawford – 8-16 FG (50%), 9-11 FT (82%), 4 3ptm, 29 Pts, 3 Ast, 1 TO

Andray Blatche – 12-19 FG (63%), 6-6 FT (100%), 30 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 7 TO

Corey Maggette – 8-15 FG (53%), 8-9 FT (89%), 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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