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Fantasy Trade Analysis: Deron Williams to the Nets

by on Feb.23, 2011, under Trades

Kris Humphries

Humphries is a big winner thanks to this deal. (Flickr/Chamber of Fear)

Just when you thought it was safe… A surprising trade emerged today sending Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets. The Nets also made a deal with the Golden State Warriors involving the great Troy Murphy. So raise your White Russians to Mikhail Prokhorov and settle in to peruse the quick fantasy implications below. For my wordier take on the deals, head on over to DimeMag.com.

New Jersey Nets get: Deron Williams, Dan Gadzuric and Brandan Wright

Fantasy impact:
↔ Deron Williams (monitor his happiness levels)

↑ Kris Humphries (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy week 12 preview

by on Jan.09, 2011, under Quick hits

Gilbert Arenas

Arenas' fantasy value is all but gone now that he's got his new duds. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Game watch:
4 games: CHA, CHI, DEN, DET, HOU, LAL, SAC, SA
2 games: GS, OKC, PHI, UTA

Waiver-wire watch:

  • Francisco Garcia: has hit double-digit points in all four of his games in January
  • Chris Douglas-Roberts: averaging 27 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.5 steals, 2.0 blocks and 1.5 threes in his last two
  • Ersan Ilyasova: inconsistent, but will get good minutes so long as Andrew Bogut and Drew Gooden are out
  • Tyler Hansbrough: averaging 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in his last two games, both of which he started (continue reading…)
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Fantasy trade analysis: Terrence Williams to Houston

by on Dec.15, 2010, under Trades

Terrence Williams

T-Will's fantasy value is bumped up a bit, but don't overreact. (MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrence Williams will be picked up in a lot of leagues this morning, but how much optimism should he deserve? Head over to DimeMag.com to read my take on yesterday’s three-team deal that had the New Jersey Nets send Williams to the Houston Rockets and Joe Smith to the Los Angeles Lakers. In return, the Nets will receive Sasha Vujacic from the Lakers along with a 2011 first-round pick, and a Lottery-protected 2012 first-round pick from the Rockets. The Rockets also sent Jermaine Taylor to the Sacramento Kings for a future second-round pick in order to make room for Williams.

If you want a quick and dirty summary, here you go: (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: New Jersey Nets

by on Sep.20, 2010, under Team analysis

Brook Lopez

In all the chaos in New Jersey, Lopez is the only picture of dependable fantasy value. (NBA.com)

Depth chart:
PG: Devin Harris, Jordan Farmar, Ben Uzoh
SG: Anthony Morrow, Quinton Ross
SF: Travis Outlaw, Terrence Williams, Stephen Graham, Damion Jones
PF: Troy Murphy, Derrick Favors, Kris Humphries, Joe Smith
C: Brook Lopez, Johan Petro, Brian Zoubek

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Brook Lopez – C (Rd. 2): 19.5 Pts, 9 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 2 Blk
Troy Murphy – F/C (Rd. 4-6): 12 Pts, 1.5 threes, 7 Reb, 1 Stl
Devin Harris – PG (Rd. 5-6): 17.5 Pts, 1 three, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Anthony Morrow – G/F (Rd. 6-8): 14.5 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 1.5 Stl
Terrence Williams – G/F (Rd. 10-12): 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Travis Outlaw – F (Rd. 11+): 11 Pts, 1 three, 4 Reb
Derrick Favors – PF (Rd. 12+): 7 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl (continue reading…)

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

by on Aug.11, 2010, under Mock drafts

Mario Chalmers

If you don't recognize this dude, it's time to start learning the name "Mario Chalmers." You'll be seeing him a lot on TV this season. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

The pickings are getting slimmer than than Fatboy — or Shady — or Carlos. (Ouch, 0-for-3.)

I’m already getting teary over the fact that we’re nearing the end of this delightful mocking adventure but there’s still work to be done, so let’s truck on, friends.

Concerning Luol Deng vs. Rashard “the hack” Lewis, it appears that things have nearly evened out. Regardless of the outcome, I’m glad Henry and I will have this trifling scuffle to keep track of throughout the season.

We’re not working with all that much in these parts, but what we have are a bunch of players who, like Henry said in round 10, have shots at making some serious comebacks. The rest of the picks basically force you to choose between the known and the unknown. The risks are certainly mitigated down in the last three rounds, but a steal down here will draw the ire and admiration of your opponents.

For you naughty ones who have to catch up, here are round oneround tworound threeround fourround fiveround sixround sevenround eight, round nine and round 10.

Now, onward to the almighty round 11: (continue reading…)

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