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Daily Fantasy Diagnosis: 1.10.11 (Weekend Recap)

by on Jan.10, 2011, under Quick hits

LeBron James

James had two OT games this past weekend. You know what that means. (NBA.com)

[Read the full post at DimeMag.com]

Weekend Wonder: LeBron James played in two overtime games this past weekend and averaged 35 points, 11.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, four steals, 0.5 blocks and two threes. He shot 51 percent from the field, 76 percent from the line and averaged 5.5 turnovers in those games. Slowly but surely, James has regained top-10 status this season and should have an easy time staying there.

Lines for Discussion:
Rashard Lewis (1/7): 5-11 FG (46%), 3-4 FT (75%), 3 threes, 16 Pts, 13 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Wesley Matthews (1/7): 10-18 FG (56%), 9-9 FT (100%), 7 threes, 36 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO (continue reading…)

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2010-11 Fantasy week 5 preview

by on Nov.21, 2010, under Quick hits

Darko Milicic, Pau Gasol

Darko is starting to actually look like some form of divine manna. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Game watch:
5 games: ATL
4 games: CHA, CHI, CLE, DAL, DET, GS, HOU, IND, LAC, MIA, NJ, NO, NY, OKC, ORL, PHI, PHO, SA, UTA
3 games: BOS, DEN, LAL, MEM, MIL, MIN, SAC, TOR, WAS
2 games: POR

Waiver-wire watch:

  • Randy Foye: could be cutting into Eric Bledsoe‘s minutes
  • Wesley Matthews: there’s no reason he should be sitting on your league’s waiver wire
  • Kris Humphries: he continues to start and produce, with Troy Murphy still not in sight (continue reading…)
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Fantasy week 7 preview

by on Dec.06, 2009, under Quick hits

A.I. returns Monday. You know you're intrigued. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

A.I. returns Monday. You know you're intrigued. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Game watch:
4 games: CHI, CLE, DEN, GS, MIN, NJ, POR, SA, TOR, UTA
3 games: ATL, BOS, CHA, DAL, DET, HOU, IND, LAL, MEM, MIL, NO, OKC, ORL, PHI, PHO, SAC
2 games: LAC, MIA, NY, WAS

Waiver wire watch:

  • Joel Przybilla: Oden’s absence means significant minutes for The Vanilla Gorilla
  • C.J. Watson: despite crowded, talented backcourt, he’s earning his minutes and contributing
  • Ryan Gomes: on a roll, despite Kevin Love’s return
  • Luke Ridnour: inconsistent, but good lines outweigh the bad ones lately (continue reading…)
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Daily fantasy recap: 11.6

by on Nov.06, 2009, under Quick hits

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

Boozer could finally be back on track. (Flickr/Sean Davis)

Boozer could finally be back on track. (Flickr/Sean Davis)

Beast of the Night: Carlos Boozer pummeled the Spurs with 27 points, 14 boards, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. He shot 60 percent (12-20) from the floor and a perfect 3-3 from the line while turning the ball over just once. The opportunity to buy low on Boozer might be gone.

Notable lines:
LeBron James – 9-17 FG (53%), 6-9 FT (67%), 1 3Ptm, 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 3 TO

Anderson Varejao – 5-7 FG (71%), 2-4 FT (50%), 12 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 TO

Shaquille O’Neal – 7-13 FG (54%), 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 ast, 5 Blk, 3 TO

John Salmons – 6-13 FG (46%), 1-1 FT (100%), 1 3Ptm, 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Wesley Matthews – 5-8 FG (63%), 1-3 FT (33%), 1 3Ptm, 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Stl

Antonio McDyess – 2-5 FG (40%), 2-2 FT (100%), 6 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk (continue reading…)

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