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5 Fantasy Basketball Lessons From the 2011 NBA Finals

by on Jun.15, 2011, under Other

LeBron James - MIA

Do you see it? (Flickr/Dave Gillem)

The 2011 NBA Finals are over, the ring has been kept from Gollum’s grasp and we’re all waking up to our miserable lives again. Now what? It’s time to shake off the cobwebs, take a deep breath and start mentally preparing for the 2011-12 fantasy basketball season — whenever that will start.

Too soon, you say? Well, if there’s anything we should’ve learned from this year’s Finals, it’s that it’s never too soon to start anything. That feeble attempt at a joke brings us to the whole point of this post: What lessons can we take from the 2011 NBA Finals for fantasy basketball purposes? Here are five that I could think of. (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
3 games: ATL, BOS, CLE, DAL, IND, LAC, MEM, MIA, MIL, MIN, NJ, NO, NY, ORL, PHO, POR, TOR, WAS
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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