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Buy Low, Sell High: Fantasy Week 2 (2010-11)

by on Nov.05, 2010, under Quick hits

Elton Brand

Brand is the No. 1 fantasy player right now, but it won't last. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Buy Low:
LeBron James

Amar’e Stoudemire

John Salmons

Gerald Wallace (continue reading…)

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Top 5 Biggest Fantasy Basketball Busts in 2010-11 (DimeMag.com)

by on Oct.15, 2010, under Other

It’s about to get Debbie Downer all up in here.

My picks for the top five biggest fantasy basketball busts in 2010-11 is live over at DimeMag.com. The list is below, but click on over for my explanations:

1. Andre Iguodala
2. Mo Williams
3. Baron Davis
4. John Salmons
5. Channing Frye

Also, if you haven’t seen this Debbie Downer clip yet, you’re welcome. Happy Friday.

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Team analysis: Milwaukee Bucks

by on Sep.22, 2010, under Team analysis

Brandon Jennings

Jennings made the game look like child's play during brief flashes last season. Let's see if he can work some consistency into his game this year. (Under Armour, Inc.)

Depth chart:
PG: Brandon Jennings, Keyon Dooling, Earl Boykins
SG: John SalmonsChris Douglas-RobertsCarlos Delfino, Michael Redd
SF: Corey Maggette, Ersan Ilyasova, Darington Hobson
PF: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Larry Sanders, Tiny Gallon*
C: Drew Gooden, Jon Brockman, Andrew Bogut

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
John Salmons – G/F (Rd. 5-7): 16 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3.5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Brandon Jennings – PG (Rd. 6-8): 16 Pts, 2 threes, 3.5 Reb, 6.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Andrew Bogut – C (Rd. 4-8): 14 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 2 Blk
Corey Maggette – F (Rd. 7-9): 15.5 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl
Drew Gooden – F/C (Rd. 8-10): 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Blk
Chris Douglas-Roberts – G/F (Rd. 11+): 8 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast
Carlos Delfino – G/F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 1 Stl
Ersan Ilyasova – F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1 three, 5.5 Reb (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: 3.23

by on Mar.23, 2010, under Quick hits

Jason Richardson

J-Rich gets his first "Beast" honor this season. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Beast of the Night: Jason Richardson abused the Warriors with 34 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals, hitting 5 threes in the process. He shot 60 percent (12-20) from the field, 100 percent (5-5) from the line and had a turnover.

Noteworthy Lines:
Rashard Lewis – 8-12 FG (67%), 5-6 FT (83%), 3 3ptm, 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Andre Iguodala – 8-14 FG (57%), 6-8 FT (75%), 1 3ptm, 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 TO

Dwyane Wade – 9-13 FG (69%), 9-12 FT (75%), 27 Pts, 7 Reb, 12 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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