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Gerald Wallace (continue reading…)
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.
PG: Brandon Jennings, Keyon Dooling, Earl Boykins
SG: John Salmons, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Carlos 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…)
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.
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…)
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.
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…)