Tag Archives: Paul Millsap

5 Early Season Fantasy Basketball Buy Low/ Sell High Targets

The trademark of a poor fantasy owner is impatience. It just happens well too often-- his better players start out slow and starts to put them on the trading block. If you see someone like that in your league, you better watch out if one or more of these players are on his team and you may want to part some of your overachieving ones as well. Here are some early season fantasy basketball buy low/ sell high targets: 1. Trevor Ariza, SG/SF, Houston Rockets (Buy Low) Ariza has been playing the Read More

6 NBA Players Who Successfully Transformed Their Games

The NBA is a big, bad, cruel world. Ir simply doesn't care whether you're a top dog in high school, in college, wherever. And it certainly doesn't give a damn whether you can pull off a 1,080-degree dunk (although that will look good on SportsCenter). What ultimately matters is how you fit into a system and if you don't, then it's the other way around: Transforming your game to be more successful. Here are 6 recent NBA players who have been there and done that. 1. J.J. Redick Redick was so Read More

2016 NBA Fantasy Basketball Team Outlook: Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks isn't quite rebuilding (re-tooling may be a better word) but they look different from last year. Two of its five starters are gone though they retained most of their bench from last season. Speaking of gone, fan favorite Al Horford is no longer here. Hometown boy Dwight Howard takes his place while the keys to the team's future was handed over to Dennis Schroder as they traded Jeff Teague to Indiana. It remains to be seen how the pieces fit for Mike Budenholzer but since Paul Millsap, Read More

March 29, 2016– 5 Interesting NBA Facts and Stats

1. Kawhi Leonard is great but... it's clear his bread-and-butter is NOT scoring. There are a gazillion of NBA players right now who have better single-game career-high in points than the San Antonio forward (Kawhi's career high is 32 points, by the way) . This guy has a lot of time so he took the liberty to list down ALL of the players mentioned. 2. Strictly talking about assists, John Stockton is in a league of his own. The Utah Jazz legend has averaged at least 13.5 assists for FIVE CONSECUTIVE Read More

January 28, 2015– DFS Basketball Best Value Picks

January 28, 2015-- DFS Basketball Best Value Picks The Studs Paul Millsap, PF ($8,300) Kyle Korver, Jeff Teague, and Al Horford has struggled and all but one force remains constant with the Atlanta Hawks: This Paul Millsap guy. What's impressive about Millsap is not only the consistency, he does his work even if his minutes run low. Half of his last ten games saw Millsap on limited high-20's runs, but that hasn't stopped him from dropping 35, 30.75, 36, 44, and 42.75 fantasy points on those occasions. Greg Read More

2016 Eastern Conference Fantasy All-Stars

Now that the NBA has announced their All-Star starters (no true power forwards and centers on both lineups, by the way), we got to follow suit but with some minor differences than the celebrated February classic. Instead of three "Frontcourt" players, we will be selecting the best 5 from each traditional position and one Utility guy. Here are your 2016 Eastern Conference All-Stars: PG: Kyle Lowry, Toronto Raptors In the point guard position, you can either choose Lowry or Washington Wizard's Read More

Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Overview: Last season was a historic one for the Atlanta Hawks that practically nobody in the NBA circles right now believes they can do it one more time. A franchise-best record 60-22 was set, they were the first team to go undefeated for a whole calendar month (17-0 in January 2015), and could have shoot down for the best overall record in the NBA if not for Mike Budenholzer being under the Popovich influence. Having said that, like San Antonio, the Hawks has a really solid core worthy of Read More

2015 NBA Free Agents That Are Likely To Change Teams

The frantic excitement that came along with the trade deadline has passed and now comes the frenzy we all know as FREE AGENCY. Well yeah, it's not quite July 1 yet, but it certainly pays to look closely in the future. (More so if you're a fan of teams that depends largely on free agency to reverse their fortunes.)One thing I'd like to say is there are many more factors coming into play this summer. The salary cap will rise to about 66 million in 2016 due to the explosion of new TV deals and more Read More