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Sacramento Kings – Fantasy Team Preview

Coach: Dave Joerger GM: Vlade Divac Record: 32 – 50; 12th in Western Conference Last Season Recap: The Boogie era ended in Sac-town as DeMarcus Cousins was traded for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway as well as a first rounder and second rounder before the second-half last season. It was a hard reset for Vlade Divac and company as they looked to jump a few spots in the lottery. It’ll be more of a development game as we enter the 2017-2018 season. Key Losses PG Darren Collison, Langston Galloway, Ty Lawson SG Tyreke Evans, Ben McLemore, Arron Afflalo SF […]

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Detroit Pistons – Fantasy Team Preview

Coach: Stan Van Gundy GM: Jeff Bower Record: 37 – 45; 10th in Eastern Conference Last Season Recap: The Pistons simply couldn’t get it done last season, failing to make the playoffs as everyone but Tobias Harris failed to hit their anticipated mark. Looking at the stat sheet, a lot of the problems stemmed from the offensive end. Detroit was in the bottom-five for points per game, bottom three for threes made and percentage. Not to mention the Andre Drummond special, sitting last in free throws made, as well as second last in free throws attempted and percentage. That combined […]

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New Orleans Pelicans – Fantasy Team Preview

Coach: Alvin Gentry GM: Dell Demps Record: 34 – 48; 10th in Western Conference Last Season Recap: While the NBA is going the way of pace and space, the Pelicans decided to go old school last season by adding more size; exactly 270 sexy pounds of it. Depth seemed (especially on the wings) to be the weakest part of the Pelly’s game as they struggled to do anything outside of Jrue Holiday, AD and Boogie. While they finished short of making the playoffs, we’re all still curious to see how a full season of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins will […]

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Orlando Magic – Fantasy Team Preview

Coach: Frank Vogel GM: John Hammond Record: 29-53; 13th in Eastern Conference Last Season Recap: Frank Vogel’s debut in Orlando was one of the bigger coaching disappointments last season, going a stinky 21 – 37 before the All-Star break. They eventually pressed the reset button (again) by getting younger and shipping Serge Ibaka to the Raptors in exchange for Terrence Ross and a first-rounder. The Magic will look at a playoff berth this season as they’ve solidified their core and have added more reliable depth to the lineup. Key Losses PG CJ Watson SG Jodie Meeks PF Jeff Green Key […]

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Unique Players to Target This Season

Point guards get assists. Centers get rebounds. It is a simple premise born out of reality: in basketball, certain positions are tailored to accrue certain statistics. By and large, it continues to hold true. The point guards still rack up the most assists while the big men crash the boards. The problem is, sometimes you could really use some assists and a center to round out your roster. Where do you go then? Luckily, there are players out there offering contributions in categories that their positional peers are not. While they are fun to appreciate for their sheer novelty, these […]

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Draft Tool

It was a long, long time ago… As every good story should start… Or maybe not really?… Anyway… This time it really started many years ago. It started when I decided to try something a bit more advanced. When I finally joined a roto league, encouraged by fellow fantasy basketball managers who told me that, yes, playing fantasy points is ok, but rotisserie competition is what brings real fun. And they were absolutely right. One of the reason it’s really exciting is because there are so many details you need to consider when building your team. It was quite easy with fantasy points. Just bringing […]

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Trade Analyzer Pro

„Give me this player and I’ll give you that one. It’s a no-brainer for both of us as you need rebounds and I need threes”. How many times did you face such offer? Were you fully comfortable with such reasoning? What if you’d give up too many threes? What if your players rebound so poorly that getting stronger here doesn’t make sense? What about other cats?  What about… Well, turns out that it almost always requires some deeper analysis. But the truth is that most of us don’t have enough time to sit with a spreadsheet and look at all the […]

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9 Cat H2H Punt Assist Strategy 2016-2017

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’ve punted assists quite often in 9 cat H2H leagues, with mixed results. I have won leagues punting assists and I have failed miserably doing so. I have also won several roto leagues in which I haven’t punted assists. So I can’t claim punting assists is the end-all and be-all. Still I’m known as the “punt assists guy”. The two biggest advantages to punting assists in 9 cat is that punting assists generally allows you to win TO and that assists is probably the most expensive cat given the preference for point guards that […]

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Blake Griffin is the Most Overrated Fantasy Player

Because Many GMs can’t Conceptualize Little Numbers The most underrated player this season, Gorgui Dieng, is a big man and so is the most overrated fantasy player, Blake Griffin. Other than that, the two players are almost complete opposites. This article will highlight why Blake Griffin is constantly overrated. Fantasy noobs tend to be drawn to real life superstars, regardless of whether their game translates to fantasy, and Griffin is on as many highlight reels as any other. Fantasy noobs generally can’t help but be blinded by big numbers and Blake Griffin offers those in spades. His success in the big […]

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Gorgui Dieng is the Most Underrated Player in Fantasy Basketball 2016-2017

Last season I placed second in an 8 category roto, auction, keeper league with the following players as my starting five: PG-Chris Paul; SG-Avery Bradley; SF-Kawhi Leonard; PF-Paul Millsap; C-Marc Gasol. When Gasol got injured I spent almost all of my free agent budget to grab Gorgui Dieng off the wire, as someone had dropped him during his early season slump. Later in the season I realized there is little discernible difference between what Gasol offers and what Dieng offers. That’s why I’m using my 4th keeper slot to keep him in this 4 keeper league (along with CP3, Kawhi, and Thrillsap). […]

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