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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 12.7.10

by on Dec.07, 2010, under Quick hits

Kevin Love

Love was ready to pounce all over this season, and after his breakout game against the Knicks in November, he's done just that. (Flickr/Wolves Flickr)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Kevin Love didn’t notch another 31/31, but he still managed to put up a pretty decent line against the Knicks. He finished with 33 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and made three three-pointers last night. Love shot 56 percent (10-18) from the field and 100 percent (10-10) from the line, and managed to avoid turning the ball over. His huge game against the Knicks back on Nov. 12 was the turning point of his season and Love’s owners have been enjoying quite a ride since then.

Lines for Discussion:
Jose Calderon: 8-12 FG (67%), 3-4 FT (75%), 2 threes, 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Amir Johnson: 7-13 FG (54%), 1-3 FT (33%), 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 11.29.10 (Weekend Recap)

by on Nov.29, 2010, under Quick hits

Jason Richardson

J-Rich played out of his mind this past weekend. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Weekend Warrior: Jason Richardson steamrolled through the weekend, averaging 34 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 0.5 blocks and 6 threes in two games played. He shot 63 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free-throw line. Richardson’s been huge for his owners and has been putting up top-20 averages so far this season.

Lines for Discussion:
Jose Calderon (11/26): 5-9 FG (56%), 2 threes, 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 15 Ast, 4 Stl, 3 TO

Channing Frye (11/26): 6-11 FG (55%), 4 threes, 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Toronto Raptors

by on Sep.06, 2010, under Team analysis

Andrea Bargnani

Il Mago ("the magician" in Italian) will have to pull out all his tricks this season as the unquestioned man-of-the-hour in Toronto. (bargnani.com)

Depth chart:
PG: Jose Calderon, Jarrett Jack, Marcus Banks
SG: DeMar DeRozan, Leandro Barbosa
SF: Linas Kleiza, Sonny Weems, Julian Wright
PF: Amir Johnson, Ed Davis, Reggie Evans, Joey Dorsey
C: Andrea Bargnani, David Andersen, Solomon Alabi

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Andrea Bargnani – F/C (Rd. 3-4): 20 Pts, 1.5 threes, 7 Reb, 1.5 Blk
Jose Calderon – PG (Rd. 9-11): 11 Pts, 1 three,  6 Ast
Jarrett Jack – G (Rd. 9-11): 13 Pts, 1 three, 5 Ast
Leandro Barbosa – G (Rd. 10-12): 14 Pts, 1.5 threes, 1 Stl
Linas Kleiza – G/F (Rd. 10-12): 12 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4.5 Reb
DeMar DeRozan – G/F (Rd. 10-12): 10 Pts, 1 Stl
Amir Johnson – PF (Rd. 12+): 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk
Ed Davis – PF (Rd. 13+): 5 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk (continue reading…)

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Do or die: 9 Fantasy basketball players on the verge of being ‘expendable’ (poll)

by on Aug.19, 2010, under Other

Yao Ming

What does Yaouch Ming have to do with Dolph Lundgren? Probably nothing, but whatever. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

With every new season there’s a fresh list of fantasy basketball players that are on the verge of being given up on. Some of these players are walking DNPs that have one more shot to prove that they can play a full season, or something close to it; others are players who have coyly toed the line between fantasy goodness and fantasy greatness for a few seasons and are testing our collective patience; others have failed to fulfill past “sleeper” labels; still others are former studs who have regressed into duds in recent seasons and have one last shot at a redemptive comeback season before they’re permanently locked in the cellar.

Here’s a list of nine such players teetering on the edge of utter hopelessness this season (from a nine-category perspective), along with a rating of how close they are to being lost causes. We’ll use an uber-macho scale of Dolph Lundgrens (1 = not that close from final doom, 5 = direly close). Why nine, and why Dolphs? Look no further than here for a visual explanation.

It’s go time. (continue reading…)

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Buy low, sell high: Fantasy week 21

by on Mar.19, 2010, under Other

Jose Calderon

Jose's starting again, but that won't mean all that much. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Buy Low:
Chauncey Billups

Dwight Howard

Eric Gordon

Joe Johnson, Derrick Rose, Chris Paul and any other productive fantasy players who are injured (continue reading…)

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