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Daily Fantasy Basketball Recap: 4.3.12

by on Apr.03, 2012, under Quick hits

Wesley Matthews

Matthews has been a stud since re-entering the starting lineup for the Blazers. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Beast of the Night: Wesley Matthews produced a fine line to the tune of 33 points, one rebound, two steals and five three-pointers. He shot 83 percent (10-12) from the floor and 80 percent (8-10) from the free-throw line, and had two turnovers. Since being reinserted into the starting lineup on March 16, Matthews has averaged top 10 numbers.

Lines for Discussion:
Marcus Camby: 6-12 FG (50%), 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO; Camby is on a nice little roll right now and seems to have a solid grip on that starting center spot for the Rockets

Luis Scola: 9-17 FG (53%), 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk, 2 TO; this was a great line, but Scola remains a limited fantasy player, primarily because of his lack of steals and blocks

O.J. Mayo: 8-19 FG (42%), 5-5 FT (100%), 1 three, 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl; his numbers aren’t all that improved from their marks last season (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Basketball Team Analysis: 2011-12 Houston Rockets

by on Sep.28, 2011, under Team analysis

Shane Battier, Chase Budinger

Now that the dude on the left is gone, Budinger should be ready for takeoff -- Heineken and all. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Kyle Lowry, Goran Dragic, Jonny Flynn
SG: Kevin Martin, Courtney Lee
SF: Chase Budinger, Terrence Williams, Marqus Blakely
PF: Luis Scola, Patrick Patterson, Donatas Motiejunas, Marcus Morris
C: Chuck Hayes*, Jordan Hill, Hasheem Thabeet, Marcus Cousin

* unrestricted free agent (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 2.15.11

by on Feb.15, 2011, under Quick hits

Josh Smith

Smith gave his fantasy owners some V-Day lovin' last night. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Josh Smith gave his owners some love on Valentine’s Day with a line of 27 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, three steals and one three-pointer. He shot 65 percent (11-17) from the floor, 100 percent (4-4) from the free-throw line and had five turnovers. Smith is averaging season-high marks in his shooting from the field, scoring, rebounding and steals so far in February. He’s also shooting free throws a lot better lately.

Lines for Discussion:
Manu Ginobili: 6-14 FG (43%), 8-8 FT (100%), 2 threes, 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk, 2 TO

D.J. Augustin: 3-7 FG (43%), 1 three, 7 Pts, 9 Ast (continue reading…)

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Fantasy Basketball Roundtable: Who are you selling high on?

by on Nov.17, 2010, under Other

Mike Dunleavy

This wallpaper won't be nearly as cool once Dunleavy's knee implodes again. (NBA.com)

This week’s Fantasy Basketball Roundtable is hosted over at Life is Just a Fantasy…Basketball Blog. The topic is: Who do you recommend selling high on, and who are some possible targets?

Here’s my take: (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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