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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 20

by on Mar.11, 2011, under Quick hits

Joakim Noah

That pose should say it all. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Joakim Noah

Luol Deng

Roy Hibbert

Raymond Felton

David West (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Trade Analysis: Baron Davis, Mo Williams, Kirk Hinrich and others

by on Feb.24, 2011, under Trades

Mo Williams

Playing alongside Blake Griffin will do plenty to help Mo get back up. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

The 2010-11 NBA trading binge ain’t over.

With a few more hours to go before this season’s NBA trade deadline expires at 3 p.m. EST today, we have some more deals to discuss. Baron Davis, Mo Williams and Kirk Hinrich were all part of deals that happened after the trades involving Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams. Below is a quick look at the fantasy basketball implications of these recent deals. If you want more than colors and arrows, head on over to DimeMag.com to read my fuller perspectives. (continue reading…)

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Buy Low, Sell High: 2010-11 Fantasy Basketball Playoff Schedule Preview

by on Feb.18, 2011, under Quick hits

Kevin Love as Scumbag Steve

Love has been a beast this season, but his weak playoff schedule kind of makes him a scumbag.

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Fantasy playoffs are right around the corner, with most playoff matchups beginning in Week 21 (3/14) or Week 22 (3/21). This means most fantasy owners who are still in contention for a playoff spot in their leagues should start pondering whether or not they want to swing some deals to bulk up their teams’ schedules during that all-important stretch of the season. In essence, fantasy owners should see this as another way of buying low (on players whose teams have favorable fantasy playoff schedules) and selling high (on players whose teams have weak fantasy playoff schedules).

Below is a quick rundown of how many games each team plays in Weeks 21-25 (Week 25 might be combined with Week 24 in leagues that play to the very end of the NBA regular season). (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.10.11

by on Feb.10, 2011, under Quick hits

Dorell Wright

Wright continues to make his owners look very, very smart. (AP Photo)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Dorell Wright put up 23 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, four steals and hit four threes.  He shot 40 percent (8-20) from the field, 75 percent (3-4) from the free-throw line and had no turnovers. Wright continues to play heavy minutes and put up big-time numbers. He’s clearly no fluke and is making his owners look like geniuses.

Lines for Discussion:
Roy Hibbert: 12-19 FG (63%), 5-7 FT (71%), 29 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO

D.J. Augustin: 4-13 FG (31%), 5-6 FT (83%), 1 three, 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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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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