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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 11.2.10

by on Nov.02, 2010, under Quick hits

Luol Deng

Insert clever Christmas/Santa comment here. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Luol Deng ruined the Blazers last night, finishing with a career-high 40 points, 3 threes, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal. He shot 74 percent (14-19) from the floor and 82 percent (9-11) from the free-throw line. Sell high if you can.

Lines for Discussion:
LaMarcus Aldridge: 12-19 FG (63%), 9-9 FT (100%), 33 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Nicolas Batum: 1-5 FG (20%), 1-2 FT (50%), 3 Pts, 1 Reb (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Chicago Bulls

by on Oct.08, 2010, under Team analysis

Derrick Rose

Especially with Boozer's hand injury, all eyes are on Rose to see if he can finally break through into fantasy eliteness. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Depth chart:
PG: Derrick Rose, C.J. Watson
SG: Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, Keith Bogans
SF: Luol Deng, James Johnson
PF: Taj Gibson, Carlos Boozer
C: Joakim Noah, Kurt Thomas, Omer Asik

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Carlos Boozer - F/C (Rd. 3-5): 18.5 Pts, 9.5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Derrick Rose - PG (Rd. 3-5): 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 6.5 Ast, 1 Stl
Joakim Noah - F/C (Rd. 4-5): 10 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1.5 Blk
Luol Deng - SF (Rd. 6-7): 14.5 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl
Taj Gibson - PF (Rd. 7-10): 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 1.5 Blk
Ronnie Brewer - G/F (Rd. 12+): 9 Pts, 3 Reb, 1.5 Stl
C.J. Watson - G (Rd. 13+): 8 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl
Kyle Korver - G/F (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 1.5 threes
Kurt Thomas - F/C (Rd. 13+): 4 Pts, 5.5 Reb
James Johnson - F (Rd. 13+): 4 Pts, 3.5 Reb (continue reading…)

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Quick takes: Wade, Bosh in Miami, Boozer in Chicago

by on Jul.07, 2010, under Free agents, Quick hits

Dwyane Wade

Wade is staying in Miami and he'll have a very capable sidekick in Bosh. Will the duo become a trio by Thursday evening? (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Two-thirds of the dream trio that has been the recipient of so much attention this summer have finally decided on their future.

Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh announced today that they plan to sign with the Miami Heat.

From a fantasy standpoint, it’s not all that exciting — yet. It’s too early to jump to concrete conclusions on Wade and Bosh’s values next season, since we don’t know who else will (or will not) sign with their squad. As it stands, the Heat only have Wade, Bosh, Mario Chalmers and Michael Beasley on its payroll. If they fill out that roster with a bunch of minor role players, Wade and Bosh remain fantasy studs, though their stats might take a slight baby step back.

If, however, Wade and Bosh are joined by LeBron James, all three dudes will see their values take a material hit. (continue reading…)

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Buy low, sell high: Fantasy week 20

by on Mar.12, 2010, under Quick hits

Shawn Marion

The Matrix is back, and now it's time to trade him. (NBAE via Getty Images/Glenn James)

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

Buy Low:
Chris Bosh

Kirk Hinrich

Paul Pierce

Mo Williams

Trevor Ariza

Eric Gordon, Luol Deng, Rodney Stuckey and any other productive fantasy players who are injured (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.5

by on Mar.05, 2010, under Quick hits

Zach Randolph

Randolph bullied the Bulls last night. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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

Beast of the Night: Zach Randolph finished with 31 points, 18 boards, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 turnovers. He shot 67 percent (12-18) from the field and 88 percent (7-8) from the free throw line. He’s improved a few of his stats this season, making him a top-25 fantasy player.

Noteworthy Lines:
Kobe Bryant – 15-28 FG (54%), 7-10 FT (70%), 2 3ptm, 39 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO

Lamar Odom – 6-8 FG (75%), 1-1 FT (100%), 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO

Dwyane Wade – 9-21 FG (43%), 8-9 FT (89%), 1 3ptm, 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 14 Ast, 1 Stl, 6 TO (continue reading…)

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