All posts by Jan Rey Obguia

Jan Rey has been following basketball way before he knew how to write cursive letters. He is also an ardent fantasy basketball participant since 2003 and has won two private All-Filipino 20-team leagues way back when.

11 Weirdest NBA Stat Lines Of All Time

Eighty games for each of the 30 teams in a normal NBA season assures us that we will get to encounter some of the oddest stat lines in the history of basketball every now and then. Let's take a look at some of them: 1.) Manute's 15-Block Performances Elmore Smith may have the official record for most blocks in a game with 17 (in 1973) but Manute Bol recorded two 15-block performances during his career. In typical Manute fashion, he offered little else outside of his defensive paint Read More

10 Best budget Basketball Shoes– top choices for under $100

You're probably here in this page because your last decent pair has almost no traction left or the outsole forgot that it's glued in the upper. We have all been there. I like to max out many of my basketball sneakers until their last breathes until I found a way to make THEM all last longer: Buy two or three pairs of budget shoes and rotate them instead of spending it all on a heavily-priced LeBron 16's or Kobe A.D.'s or numbered Jordans. The most fun part is there are so many different models Read More

Top 10 Best-selling NBA Jerseys In Amazon

Jersey sales have really started to have a life of its own this past decade and I think it's a reliable metric on how popular a player really is (or how bandwagon-y fans really are, depending on how you look at it). Here are the top 10 best-selling jerseys that you can find in Amazon: 1.) Jordan #23 Black Retro Basketball Jersey Michael Jordan's jersey at the top of the list? Not an inch of surprise there. This jersey sold by RAAVIN is priced at a little less than $30 so from that Read More

10 Best Fantasy Basketball Seasons Of All Time

Superstars dropping huge stat lines on a nightly basis are common occurrences in the NBA not only today but going two, three, or even four decades back. The league did not record blocks until 1973-74 so many of George Mikan's or Bill Russell's or Wilt Chamberlain's big stat lines were lost. Nevertheless, we are still left with some of the best fantasy basketball seasons ever starting with some old school stuff. 1.) Wilt Chamberlain, 1961-1962 espn.com Back when the NBA only records points, Read More

5 Fantasy Basketball Rookies That Can Contribute Right Away

Rookies are not generally expected to make an impact right off the bat, but there are some that may need to break the mold and contribute right away. Here are 5 rookies who may just do that and are names to watch in the upcoming fantasy basketball drafts. 1.) Zion Williamson, SF/PF, New Orleans Pelicans USA Today Sports OK, so let's get the most obvious one out of the way. Nobody drafts the best prospect since Anthony Davis and make him sit on the bench, right? Williamson is as ready Read More

Fantasy Impact of the Anthony Davis Trade

The first domino of the offseason has fallen and we are feeling the effects of the fallout. What we would like to know, though, is how the Anthony Davis trade from the Pelicans to the Lakers impacts both teams in a fantasy perspective. Here's how the deal went down: https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1140023139142971392 Along those lines, the other two first-round picks are open for swaps and protections/unprotections over the next four years or so. Fantasy Impact On The Lakers After Read More

7 Stats and Facts From The NBA Finals Game 5

The NBA Finals Game 5 has been a roller coaster of emotions. With two minutes and change left, it looks like Toronto is on its way to take home the Larry O'Brien trophy before Steph Curry happened. And early in the game, Kevin Durant will be missing the rest of the Finals plus many more months after that when he suffered an Achilles injury. That said, let's take a look at some of stats and facts from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1.) All about KD Troy Taormina, USA Today Kevin Durant got one Read More

NBA Finals Game 4: 5 Awesome Stats and Facts

1.) It's Kawhi's series Cary Edmondson, USA Today Sports/Reuters Kawhi Leonard's 36-point output in Game 4 is his 14th 30+-point effort in this postseason. That's the third-most All-Time behind Hakeem Olujawon and Kobe Bryant, who did 16 and 15 times, respectively. 2.) The Oracle is Kawhi's playground Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports In the last four games at the Bay Area, Leonard is averaging almost 32 points in 51% shooting clip from the floor. 3.) Speaking of... The Read More

3 Things To Expect In NBA Finals Game 3

Game 3 of the NBA Finals is upon us and it looks like we are going to see a tug-of-war for the Larry O'Brien trophy from hereon out. From what transpired in Game 2, Toronto have played well enough to give them a shot but Golden State simply used one quarter of immaculate basketball and then hold on the rest of the way. That said, adjustments will be made from both sides to increase their chances of wrangling the series away from the other. We will probably see more of what worked in Game 2 Read More

NBA Finals Game 2: 7 Awesome Stats and Facts

1.) Draymond Green tonight 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 9 assists on 50% (6-for-12) shooting. Finals MVP? Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP 2.) DeMarcus Cousins tonight Dan Hamilton, USA Today After a cameo 8-minute appearance in Game 1, Boogie gave the Warriors 28 minutes in a starting capacity, ending up with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. 3.) 23 Photo from NBA's Twitter account That's the number of consecutive playoffs series the Warriors have won a road Read More