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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 6 (2010-11)

by on Dec.03, 2010, under Quick hits

Channing Frye

Frye has been really solid lately but the Suns' frontcourt is going to get a little more crowded in the near future. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
David Lee

Carmelo Anthony

Danilo Gallinari

Jason Terry

Rajon Rondo (continue reading…)

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Jumping to conclusions after Week 1: Where ‘Office Space’ and fantasy basketball collide

by on Oct.31, 2010, under Other, Quick hits

The short first week of the 2010-11 NBA season is nearly in the books, which means it’s prime time for impatient fantasy owners to jump to conclusions. Below is a post that blends two of my favorite things: fantasy basketball (of course) and the classic film “Office Space.” For those of you deprived souls who have yet to see the movie, below is a clip that explains the relevance of the film to this post:

So, without further ado, here is a list of conclusions some fantasy owners may have jumped to after the first handful of games played this season, along with the related comments-from-the-mat in parentheses. (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Atlanta Hawks

by on Oct.11, 2010, under Team analysis

Larry Drew, Jeff Teague

Yes, coach Drew will eventually hand the keys to the starting PG gig to Teague. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Depth chart:
PG: Mike Bibby, Jeff Teague
SG: Joe Johnson, Jamal Crawford, Jordan Crawford, Pape Sy
SF: Marvin Williams, Maurice Evans
PF: Josh Smith, Josh Powell
C: Al Horford, Zaza Pachulia, Etan Thomas, Jason Collins

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Josh Smith – PF (Rd. 2): 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 3.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl, 2 Blk
Al Horford – F/C (Rd. 2-3): 15 Pts, 10.5 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1.5 Blk
Joe Johnson – G/F (Rd. 2-3): 20 Pts, 2 threes, 4.5 Reb, 4.5 Ast, 1 Stl
Jamal Crawford – G (Rd. 6-7): 17.5 Pts, 2 threes, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Marvin Williams – F (Rd. 11+): 10 Pts, 4.5 Reb, 1 Stl
Mike Bibby – PG (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1 three, 3 Ast
Jeff Teague – PG (Rd. 13+): 10 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl (continue reading…)

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Top 10 Fantasy Shooting Guards in 2010-11 (DimeMag.com)

by on Sep.16, 2010, under Rankings

My list of the top 10 fantasy shooting guards for 2010-11 is now live over at DimeMag.com. (It’s based on nine categories.)

Here’s a teaser:

  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Dwyane Wade
  3. Joe Johnson
  4. Brandon Roy
  5. Monta Ellis
  6. Stephen Jackson
  7. Tyreke Evans
  8. Manu Ginobili
  9. Jason Richardson
  10. Kevin Martin

Feel free to comment here or there about the list.

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 3

by on Jul.28, 2010, under Mock drafts

Tim Duncan

If this photo of Tim Duncan with a basketball doesn't get you excited, I give up. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

If you haven’t heard by now, Henry at Weakside Help and I at — well, here — am going on a mock-drafting adventure. Here’s a quick overview: we’re building 12 teams in a standard nine-category league, round-by-round (for 13 rounds), in order to build the best teams that we can, while also drafting in an appropriate order.

So far, the first two rounds haven’t strayed too much from the script, which means some eyebrow raising is bound to be in store in this round.

Here’s round one (here at fBasketballBlog).

Here’s round two (over at Weakside Help).

Now for round three, where things start to get dicey: (continue reading…)

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