Is the end really near? – Blake Griffin

In this series of articles I will examine several players who – over past few seasons – have shown a quite clear downward trend in their production. I will speculate whether the upcoming season will be the continuation of the trend or perhaps a reversal. Today we will discuss the case of Blake Griffin Blake is 28 years old, which – for a modern NBA player – is the time when he should be on top of his powers and wreaking havoc in the league. Instead, we can see an obvious downward trend and average value of his production had […]

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Rookies in fantasy basketball

In 2105 we have had a look at previous 10 drafts to see how rookies fared in their first pro season. From that we learnt 10 lessons, which could help us drafting future rookies more effectively. But the time moves fast and we’ve had 3 classes completing their first season as pros since then. So let’s have a look at how the rookie landscape has changed and if fantasy managers modified their approach to drafting them. The original article covering drafts 2005-2015 – you can find here: Rookies in fantasy basketball are they really worth the risk Last 3 seasons […]

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Rookies in fantasy basketball

Rookies in fantasy basketball – are they really worth the risk?

One of many dilemmas you have to face while preparing for your fantasy basketball draft each year is to somehow handle rookies. What we usually get through the media is more or less already digested product. But is it really worth anything for fantasy managers to know that player X is NBA-ready, player Y is raw, player Z needs 3 years… How hat that translate to a successful rookie campaign? And more importantly – how does that affect our decisions during fantasy draft? Annually between March Madness and NBA Draft in June we are flooded with reports, rumors, leaks and […]

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Directions - unique fantasy basketball tool

Directions – how to achieve the best possible position in your league by making roster changes

Changes… Deals… Pickup steals… Everyone loves sit! Ok, maybe I could point to some that seem to be overly cautious when it comes to shaking their rosters a bit but still… It’s hard to deny that what makes us love fantasy basketball is a possibility to actively managing our teams with a couple of various ways. Many of rookie managers even might be proud when they reach first deals in their leagues. Some collect them with a real pleasure…. Hell, even Yahoo! gives medals for such achievements! … Yes,you’re absolutely right suggesting that there are awesome tools (tu link do […]

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Let's make a deal - unique fantasy basketball tool

Let’s make a deal – find best possible trades for your fantasy basketball team

With our unique trade search engine you can find best possible trades for your fantasy basketball team! What’s best – you will immediately see in which stats and by how much your team improves! What we want to give you is a potential win-win situation. Based on the selected criteria our database will simulate hundreds of trade scenarios and project final standing in your league. Please remember – the more narrow time-period you will select for projecting end-of-the-year standings – the more unorthodox deals may be proposed. We advise you to execute prudence and common sense while trading in fantasy […]

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Fantasy Basketball Basics: Rotisserie

Fantasy Basketball Basics: Rotisserie

We are getting serious! Rotisserie (often referred to as “Roto”) is a scoring system in which you play against every team in your league in multiple statistical categories and at the same time. Your fantasy basketball team is ranked from first to last place in each statistical category. Based on your ranking in each category – you receive roto points. The higher you are – the more roto points you get. Your overall score is a sum of all roto points. Example Lets’ assume you are playing in a 10-team league with a standard 8-categories (FG%, FT%, Points, Rebounds, Assists, […]

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Fantasy basketball basics

Fantasy basketball basics. Is it worth to get crazy about it?

Let’s start with a warning. Fantasy basketball may not for you if you are not ready or willing to: Wake up in the middle of the night thinking “how’s my star player foot after he limped off the court yesterday” or “is there a free agent I can pick up before my competitors sniff him out” or “I’ll better check the rumors about the possible coaching change at Cavs/Hornets/Kings…” Starting your day by sprinting to computer to check current standings in your league(s)… Watch NBA games with an excel spreadsheet handy to track performance of your favorite player rather than […]

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