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Top 5 NBA fantasy basketball storylines to watch in 2010-11 (DimeMag.com)

by on Oct.26, 2010, under Other

Anthony Randolph

Is this what a two-time bust looks like? (AP Photo/Claudio Scaccini)

We’re hours away from the start of what should be an indelible 2010-11 NBA season. I hope you’re as excited as I am.

I’ve posted my top five fantasy basketball storylines to watch this season. Head over to DimeMag.com to read the full post. Below is a teaser:

1. Sleepers or Busts: Anthony Randolph, J.J. Hickson, Nicolas Batum, Austin Daye, Jeff Teague, Leandro Barbosa and Rodrigue Beaubois – these are some of the names that have been tagged with “sleeper” for 2010-11. Who will fulfill that label? Who will continue to slumber? And how forgiving will we be of the latter group?… (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Oklahoma City Thunder

by on Sep.15, 2010, under Team analysis

Russell Westbrook

Westbrook's excited. Are you? (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Russell Westbrook, Eric Maynor, Royal Ivey
SG: Thabo Sefolosha, James Harden, Daequan Cook
SF: Kevin Durant, Morris Peterson
PF: Jeff Green, Nick Collison, D.J. White, Ryan Reid
C: Nenad Krstic, Serge Ibaka, Cole Aldrich, Byron Mullens

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Kevin Durant – SF (Rd. 1): 31 Pts, 1.5 threes, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1.5 Stl, 1 Blk
Russell Westbrook – PG (Rd. 2-5): 16.5 Pts, 5 Reb, 8.5 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Jeff Green – F (Rd. 5-6): 16 Pts, 1 three, 6.5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
James Harden – SG (Rd. 10-11): 11 Pts, 1 three, 3 Reb, 1 Stl
Serge Ibaka – C (Rd. 13+): 7 Pts, 6.5 Reb, 1.5 Blk (continue reading…)

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Chain gang: NBA action, fantasy rankings, Summer League, David Lee, Amar’e Stoudemire, Roddy Beaubois

by on Jul.14, 2010, under Chain gang

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Daily fantasy recap: 3.3

by on Mar.03, 2010, under Quick hits


Dwyane Wade

Watch out - Wade's back on the prowl. (NBAE via Getty Images/Issac Baldizon)

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

Beast of the Night: Dwyane Wade lit up the Warriors with 35 points, 6 rebounds, 12 assists and 4 steals. He shot 65 percent (15-23) from the field, 63 percent (5-8) from the line and had 3 turnovers.

Noteworthy Lines:
Anthony Morrow – 10-22 FG (46%), 2-3 FT (67%), 2 3ptm, 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 TO

Tyreke Evans – 7-17 FG (41%), 13-17 FT (77%), 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 TO

Russell Westbrook – 10-19 FG (53%), 9-11 FT (82%), 1 3ptm, 30 Pts, 5 Reb, 13 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 2.22 (Weekend wrap-up)

by on Feb.22, 2010, under Quick hits

Danny Granger

Granger got his beast-face on this weekend. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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

Weekend Wonder: Danny Granger averaged 32.5 points, 3.5 threes, 6.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2.5 steals, 1.5 blocks and a turnover in two huge games this weekend.

Noteworthy Lines:
Tyrus Thomas (2/19) – 3-9 FG (33%), 3-4 FT (75%), 9 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 6 Blk, 2 TO

Andre Iguodala (2/19) – 7-12 FG (58%), 5-5 FT (100%), 1 3ptm, 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Dwight Howard (2/19) – 11-19 FG (58%), 7-10 FT (70%), 29 Pts, 16 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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