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Team analysis: Orlando Magic

by on Sep.14, 2010, under Team analysis

Dwight Howard

First round? Second round? Either way, his owners have to be praying that he tames his fouling issues this season. (Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Jameer Nelson, Chris Duhon, Jason Williams
SG: Vince Carter, J.J. Redick
SF: Mickael Pietrus, Quentin Richardson, Stanley Robinson
PF: Rashard Lewis, Brandon Bass, Ryan Anderson
C: Dwight Howard, Marcin Gortat, Daniel Orton

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Dwight Howard – C (Rd. 1-2): 20 Pts, 13.5 Reb, 3 Blk
Rashard Lewis – F (Rd. 6-7): 16 Pts, 2.5 threes, 5.5 Reb, 1 Stl
Vince Carter – G/F (Rd. 7-9): 15.5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Jameer Nelson – PG (Rd. 8-10): 12 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3 Reb, 5 Ast
Mickael Pietrus – G/F (Rd. 13+):  10 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3 Reb, 1 Stl
Quentin Richardson – G/F (Rd. 13+): 9 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb
Chris Duhon – PG (Rd. 13+): 5.5 Pts, 1 three, 4 Ast
J.J. Redick – SG (Rd. 13+): 10 Pts, 1.5 threes (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 7

by on Aug.05, 2010, under Mock drafts

Gilbert Arenas

Yeah, that's right Gilbert -- your number's finally been called. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Round seven and still going strong.

It’s been a fun ride so far and this middle part of the draft is where it gets really exhilarating. The pressure of conforming to general opinion from the earlier rounds is gone, but the pickings aren’t yet slim enough that you can let up a bit like you may be able to do in the latter rounds. This is where you start seeing and doing things you might not have expected heading into the draft, and where big-time steals are made.

Henry got me nodding, grimacing and raising my eyebrows in round six, so I’m hoping to give him (and you) a similarly emotional ride here in round seven.

If you need to catch up, here are round oneround tworound threeround four, round five and the aforementioned round six.

I could call this round the “Dirty Dozen,” since there are so many dudes being taken here that might cause you to groan in boredom and agony. But there are some exciting picks, too. Read on and hold onto your butts — this might be a rocky one: (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.2

by on Mar.02, 2010, under Quick hits

Aaron Brooks

Brooks was here. (NBAE via Getty Images/Melissa Majchrzak)

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

Beast of the Night: Aaron Brooks finished with 28 points, 4 threes, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 turnovers. He seems to be just fine with Kevin Martin starting alongside him.

Noteworthy Lines:
Jameer Nelson – 8-11 FG (73%), 4-6 FT (67%), 2 3ptm, 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 10 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Samuel Dalembert – 5-10 FG (50%), 2-2 FT (100%), 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk, 1 TO

LeBron James – 9-17 FG (53%), 3-5 FT (60%), 1 3ptm, 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 2.25

by on Feb.25, 2010, under Quick hits

Carlos Boozer

Boozer is chomping off all he can chew lately. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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

Beast of the Night: Carlos Boozer torched the Bobcats with 33 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. He shot 81 percent (13-16) from the field, 78 percent (7-9) from the free throw line and had 4 turnovers. He’s one of the hottest fantasy players in the land right now.

Noteworthy Lines:
Al Jefferson – 5-9 FG (56%), 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Mike Miller – 3-6 FG (50%), 6 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 4 TO

Andrew Bogut – 13-20 FG (65%), 26 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 2.12

by on Feb.12, 2010, under Quick hits

LeBron James

The King receives his robe. (REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk)

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

Beast of the Night: LeBron James finished the first half of the season with a bang, finishing with 32 points, 2 threes, 8 rebounds, 13 assists and 2 steals. He shot 48 percent (10-21) from the field, 83 percent (10-12) from the line and had three turnovers. Expect more of the same in the second half.

Noteworthy Lines:
Vince Carter – 5-16 FG (31%), 4-6 FT (67%), 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 TO

Jameer Nelson – 4-14 FG (29%), 4-4 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 TO

J.R. Smith – 4-14 FG (29%), 6-9 FT (67%), 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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