Every year we say 'It's a crazy NBA trade deadline' and this time around we actually mean it. Some trades that have taken place shook the NBA's balance of power and even though it will be difficult to feel out their fantasy outlooks, we'll try nonetheless.
Bobby Portis, PF/C, Washington Wizards
Portis has had a publicized beef with Bulls coach Jim Boylen and I'm sure for him, getting out of Boylen's tutelage is a win in itself. It looks like it will also be the case inside the basketball Read More
As basketball evolved into more of a positionless game, the line between forwards, guards, and centers has blurred. The same can be said of the power forward position. From bruisers and bangers, the modern power forward is expected to space the floor, bring the ball up if needed, and basically do everything. We know that many of the top centers and small forwards are also eligible for the "4" but since we want to rank players uniquely for every position, we arrived with this. Here are the 5 best Read More
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
There's not much to like about the Orlando Magic last season except that they let their group of youngsters develop and see for themselves what works and what doesn't.
It's especially encouraging to see then-coach Jacque Vaughn decide to let Elfrid Payton get all the minutes he can in during the last 20 games or so. The Louisiana-Lafayette product never played less than 31 minutes and the results, however mixed they were, are worth something to look forward to.
This season, the Read More
Only five days to go before the season ends but like every slowpoke will say, it's better late than never. Here's your options from a six-game Saturday.
Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Advice April 11
Blake Griffin, PF ($8,700)
The secret to getting production this late in the season is to roster players that actually play for SOMETHING. They'd still go all out because they know one slippage could mean the difference between having homecourt advantage or starting the playoffs on the Read More
I have always found myself rooting for the underdog.
Ever since I was 7, when I decided to watch hoops rather than X-Men or Power Rangers, my heart was with the underrated ones. Of course, I didn't mean I cheered for the worst team, but my favorite player is not always the best one.
While everybody goes all crazy for the high-flying, acrobatic antics that Michael Jordan always displayed, I applauded the Hersey Hawkins, the Jeff Hornaceks, the Antoine Carrs, and the Rex Chapmans of the world.
Every Read More