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The NBA Lockout Is Over: What Does It Mean for Fantasy Basketball?

by on Nov.26, 2011, under Other

By now you’ve surely heard or read that the NBA lockout is all but over. This is, of course, fantastic news.

Internet fist bumpNow the question is: What does this mean for fantasy basketball this season? (Boy, does it feel good to be able to write “this season” without a cynical smirk plastered on my face and a bitter tear in my eye.) We’ll delve deeper into the fallout through the coming weeks, but here’s a quick rundown of some of the important things to keep in mind for now: (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Orlando Magic

by on Oct.14, 2011, under Team analysis

J.J. Redick

On top of doing more impersonations of The Logo, Redick has a real shot at making an impression on fantasy owners next season. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Jameer Nelson, Gilbert Arenas, Chris Duhon
SG: Jason Richardson*, J.J. Redick, DeAndre Liggins
SF: Hedo Turkoglu, Quentin Richardson
PF: Brandon Bass, Ryan Anderson, Earl Clark*, Justin Harper, Malik Allen*
C: Dwight Howard, Daniel Orton

* unrestricted free agent (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 4.7.11

by on Apr.07, 2011, under Quick hits

Carmelo Anthony

'Melo is hitting more threes with the Knicks. It must be the glasses. (AP Photo/Boostmobile, Stephen Chernin)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Carmelo Anthony finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and five three-pointers last night. He shot 52 percent (12-23) from the field, 67 percent (2-3) from the free-throw line and had no turnovers. Anthony’s fantasy value has taken a step in the right direction since landing with the Knicks, thanks mostly to his 1.8 threes per game – one whole three-pointer more per game than his career average.

Lines for Discussion:
Gilbert Arenas: 9-14 FG (64%), 1-2 FT (50%), 6 threes, 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 5 TO

Jordan Crawford: 9-23 FG (39%), 10-10 FT (100%), 1 three, 29 Pts, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 3.29.11

by on Mar.29, 2011, under Quick hits

Thaddeus Young

Didn't expect to ever see him here, huh? (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Thaddeus Young posted 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and four blocks in just 24:39 of burn last night. He shot 63 percent (10-16) from the field, 50 percent (1-2) from the free-throw line and had just one turnover. While Young hasn’t exactly matched his production from last season, he’s still managed to improve his shooting percentages from last season’s marks, and has held top-90 value throughout the season. It would really help his value next season if he hit more threes.

Lines for Discussion:
Rajon Rondo: 9-13 FG (69%), 4-4 FT (100%), 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 TO

Gilbert Arenas: 2-11 FG (18%), 4-6 FT (67%), 1 three, 9 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl, 5 TO (continue reading…)

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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 15

by on Feb.04, 2011, under Quick hits

Monta Ellis

Ellis was "snubbed," which is great news for his fantasy prospects. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
Monta Ellis

JaVale McGee

Gerald Wallace

Andrea Bargnani

Gilbert Arenas (continue reading…)

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