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Team analysis: Washington Wizards

by on Sep.02, 2010, under Team analysis

JaVale McGee and Andray Blatche

The good news is McGee and Blatche are two of the most promising fantasy players this season. The bad news is they're on the Wizards. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

It’s time to pump out concise rundowns of each NBA team from a fantasy basketball perspective. Give Me The Rock and Fantasy Basketball Daily are among the sites already getting started, and keep an eye out for others — the more resources you read, the better. We’ll be going in reverse-alphabetical order. These will all assume nine categories in 12-team leagues.

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Depth chart:
PG: John Wall, Kirk Hinrich
SG: Gilbert Arenas, Nick Young
SF: Al Thornton, Josh Howard
PF: Andray Blatche, Yi Jianlian, Trevor Booker, Kevin Seraphin
C:  JaVale McGee, Hilton Armstrong

Relevant fantasy players and projected draft positions/per-game stats:
John Wall - PG (Rd. 5-6): 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 6.5 Ast, 2 Stl
Gilbert Arenas - SG (Rd. 6-7): 19 Pts, 2 threes, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1.5 Stl
Andray Blatche - F/C (Rd. 6-7): 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 2.5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
JaVale McGee - C (Rd. 9-11): 8 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Blk
Yi Jianlian - PF (Rd. 10+): 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Blk
Kirk Hinrich - G (Rd. 13+): 9 Pts, 1 three, 1 Stl
Josh Howard - G/F (Rd. 13+): 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 three, 1 Stl
Al Thornton - F (Rd. 13+): 11 Pts, 4 Reb (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 1.7

by on Jan.07, 2010, under Quick hits

Aaron Brooks

Brooks was here. (NBAE via Getty Images/Layne Murdoch)

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

Beast of the Night: Aaron Brooks had himself a fine game last night, finishing with 34 points, 6 threes, 3 rebounds, 5 dimes, 2 steals and 4 turnovers. He shot 50 percent from the floor (11-22) and hit all six of his free-throw attempts. He’s on a nice little streak right now.

Notable lines:
Yi Jianlian – 7-17 FG (41%), 5-6 FT (83%), 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 4 TO

Jose Calderon – 2-4 FG (50%), 1 3ptm, 5 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 TO

Rashard Lewis – 7-15 FG (47%), 5-5 FT (100%), 5 3ptm, 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Stl, 3 TO (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 1.4 (weekend wrap-up)

by on Jan.04, 2010, under Quick hits


LeBron James

James has taken back his throne during the past month. (Flickr/Keith Allison)

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

Weekend Wonder: LeBron James takes this honor yet again. He averaged 28.5 points, 1.5 threes, 8 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 1 steal, 1.5 blocks and just 1 turnover in two games this past weekend. He shot 54 percent from the field and 82 percent from the free throw line during that span. During the past month or so, James has been the king of fantasy basketball.

Notable lines:
Nate Robinson (1/1): 18-24 FG (75%), 2-5 FT (40%), 3 3ptm, 41 Pts, 6 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 TO

Al Horford (1/1): 11-14 FG (79%), 0-1 FT (0%), 22 Pts, 19 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk, 2 TO

Jameer Nelson (1/1): 6-11 FG (55%), 2-2 FT (100%), 2 3ptm, 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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Buy low, sell high: Fantasy week 10

by on Jan.01, 2010, under Quick hits

Diggler is struggling lately, which means it's time to buy him at a discount - headband included! (Flickr/Keith Allison)

Diggler is struggling lately, which means it's time to buy him at a discount - headband included! (Flickr/Keith Allison)

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

Buy Low:
Dirk Nowitzki

Andris Biedrins

Jameer Nelson

Marreese Speights

Rasheed Wallace

Chauncey Billups, Jose Calderon, Kevin Martin, LaMarcus Aldridge, Danny Granger and any other productive fantasy players who are injured (continue reading…)

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Daily fantasy recap: 12.31

by on Dec.31, 2009, under Quick hits

LBJ turned 25 last night and celebrated in a huge way. (NBAE via Getty Images/David Liam Kyle)

LBJ turned 25 last night and celebrated in a huge way. (NBAE via Getty Images/David Liam Kyle)

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

Beast of the Night: LeBron James celebrated his 25th birthday with 48 points, 10 boards, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. He added 4 threes and 3 turnovers while shooting 65 percent (15-23) from the floor and 88 percent (14-16) from the line. Happy birthday, LeBron (and his fantasy owners).

Notable lines:
Josh Smith – 4-11 FG (36%), 3-4 FT (75%), 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk, 2 TO

Roy Hibbert – 8-14 FG (57%), 9-10 FT (90%), 25 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 4 TO

David Lee – 12-20 FG (60%), 24 Pts, 15 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk, 2 TO (continue reading…)

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