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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Boston Celtics

by on Sep.16, 2011, under Team analysis

Rajon Rondo

If that elbow is completely healed, Rondo has another shot at doing big things for the Celtics and his fantasy owners next season. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

We’re continuing our fantasy basketball analysis of every NBA team by looking at the Boston Celtics. The senior squad in green is in its final acts of the “Big Four” era, and will have to face its future without Shaquille O’Neal – which means next to nothing for fantasy purposes. A shortened season could be good news for the Celts and their aged stars, but it could also mean a heavier concentration of back-to-back games – maybe even a back-to-back-to-back run or two. Toss in a long list of unrestricted free agents and it’s easy to see that the Celtics will be an interesting team to watch whenever the NBA is back open for business. (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Boston Celtics

by on Oct.10, 2010, under Team analysis

Kevin Garnett

With his health back, something of a reemergence isn't out of the question for Garnett this season. (NBA.com)

Depth chart:
PG: Rajon Rondo, Nate Robinson, Delonte West, Avery Bradley, Oliver Lafayette
SG: Ray Allen, Von Wafer
SF: Paul Pierce, Marquis Daniels
PF: Kevin Garnett, Glen Davis, Luke Harangody
C: Jermaine O’Neal, Shaquille O’Neal, Semih Erden, Kendrick Perkins

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Rajon Rondo – PG (Rd. 2): 15.5 Pts, 4 Reb, 10 Ast, 2.5 Stl
Paul Pierce – G/F (Rd. 3-4): 17.5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Kevin Garnett – PF (Rd. 4-6): 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
Ray Allen – SG (Rd. 6-7): 15 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl
Jermaine O’Neal – C (Rd. 12+): 9 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1 Blk
Nate Robinson – G (Rd. 13+):  5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 2 Ast, 1 Stl
Delonte West – G (Rd. 13+): 4 Pts, 2 Ast, 1 Stl
Shaquille O’Neal (Rd. 13+): 8.5 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1 Blk
Glen Davis – F/C (Rd. 13+): 5 Pts, 3 Reb
Semih Erden – C (Rd. 13+): 4 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Blk (continue reading…)

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Buy low, sell high: Fantasy week 22

by on Mar.26, 2010, under Other

Ron Artest

Artest has been decent lately but that'll change soon enough. (Evan Gole/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Buy Low:
Chris Paul

Aaron Brooks

Ben Gordon

Kevin Martin, Andrew Bynum, Andrei Kirilenko and any other productive fantasy players who are injured (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.26

by on Mar.26, 2010, under Quick hits

Trevor Ariza

Ariza was the beast in a light night for the NBA. (Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Beast of the Night: Trevor Ariza put up 18 points, 3 threes, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals, 1 block and 3 turnovers against the Clippers. He shot 35 percent (7-20) from the field and 33 percent (1-3) from the line. Ariza’s on a roll right now.

Noteworthy Lines:
Jermaine O’Neal – 9-14 FG (64%), 6-7 FT (86%), 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk, 1 TO

Drew Gooden – 7-14 FG (50%), 3-3 FT (100%), 17 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 TO

Caron Butler – 11-19 FG (58%), 2-3 FT (67%), 1 3ptm, 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 2.8 (weekend wrap-up)

by on Feb.08, 2010, under Quick hits

LeBron James

The King has spoken - again. (NBAE via Getty Images/Gregory Shamus)

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

Beast of the Night: LeBron James put up 47 points, 6 threes, 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals on Saturday. He had 5 turnovers, but shot 55 percent (17-31) from the field and 100 percent (7-7) from the free throw line.

Noteworthy Lines:
Randy Foye (2/5) – 6-14 FG (43%), 9-10 FT (90%), 1 3ptm, 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Blk, 4 TO

Josh Smith (2/5) – 7-14 FG (50%), 4-7 FT (57%), 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 10 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk, 1 TO

Peja Stojakovic (2/5) – 8-14 FG (57%), 3-3 FT (100%), 4 3ptm, 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk (continue reading…)

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