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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 12.6.10 (Weekend Recap)

by on Dec.06, 2010, under Quick hits

Kevin Garnett

KG clearly has his legs back this season. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Weekend Wonder: Kevin Garnett looked young again this past weekend, averaging 16.5 points, 15.5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1.5 steals, 1 block and 0.5 turnovers in two games this past weekend. He also shot 63 percent from the field and 90 percent from the free-throw line. KG is thriving so far this season, though he’ll be a sell-high candidate soon enough.

Lines for Discussion:
Manu Ginobili (12/3): 1-10 FG (10%), 13-13 FT (100%), 1 three, 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO

Carlos Boozer (12/4): 9-15 FG (60%), 7-10 FT (70%), 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 10.29.10

by on Oct.29, 2010, under Quick hits

Paul Millsap

That's Millsap for you. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Beast of the Night: Paul Millsap finished with 19 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 2 blocks and 1 turnover against the Suns. He shot 69 percent (9-13) from the field and 33 percent (1-3) from the line. It’s early in the season, but these types of lines will be commonplace for Millsap this season.

Lines for Discussion:
Dwight Howard: 7-9 FG (78%), 9-19 FT (47%), 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk, 3 TO

Vince Carter: 8-12 FG (67%), 0-1 FT (0%), 2 threes, 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast (continue reading…)

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Team analysis: Orlando Magic

by on Sep.14, 2010, under Team analysis

Dwight Howard

First round? Second round? Either way, his owners have to be praying that he tames his fouling issues this season. (Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Depth chart:
PG: Jameer Nelson, Chris Duhon, Jason Williams
SG: Vince Carter, J.J. Redick
SF: Mickael Pietrus, Quentin Richardson, Stanley Robinson
PF: Rashard Lewis, Brandon Bass, Ryan Anderson
C: Dwight Howard, Marcin Gortat, Daniel Orton

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
Dwight Howard – C (Rd. 1-2): 20 Pts, 13.5 Reb, 3 Blk
Rashard Lewis – F (Rd. 6-7): 16 Pts, 2.5 threes, 5.5 Reb, 1 Stl
Vince Carter – G/F (Rd. 7-9): 15.5 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Jameer Nelson – PG (Rd. 8-10): 12 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3 Reb, 5 Ast
Mickael Pietrus – G/F (Rd. 13+):  10 Pts, 1.5 threes, 3 Reb, 1 Stl
Quentin Richardson – G/F (Rd. 13+): 9 Pts, 1.5 threes, 4 Reb
Chris Duhon – PG (Rd. 13+): 5.5 Pts, 1 three, 4 Ast
J.J. Redick – SG (Rd. 13+): 10 Pts, 1.5 threes (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy basketball mock draft w/ Weakside Help: Round 7

by on Aug.05, 2010, under Mock drafts

Gilbert Arenas

Yeah, that's right Gilbert -- your number's finally been called. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

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.

If you need to catch up, here are round oneround tworound threeround four, round five and the aforementioned round six.

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…)

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Fantasy final week: DNP risks and waiver wire gambles

by on Apr.02, 2010, under Quick hits

Marcin Gortat

Gortat could have a strong finish and might be worth starting in the final game or two of the season. (Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

DNP Risks:
PG – Mo Williams, Jameer Nelson, Devin Harris, Rajon Rondo
SG – Vince Carter, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Manu Ginobili
SF – Paul Pierce, Danny Granger, Andre Iguodala, Corey Maggette, LeBron James
PF – Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Antawn Jamison
C – Dwight Howard, Andrew Bogut, Marcus Camby, Jermaine O’Neal (continue reading…)

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