Fantasy Basketball

2016 Fantasy Basketball Center Rankings

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The 66 double-doubles Andre Dummond posted last season were the most any player has totaled in the past eight years. Drummond set the tone for his year on opening night, as he posted 18 points, 19 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal during a victory over Atlanta. The success continued for the next 15 games, as he registered a double-double …

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2016 Fantasy Basketball Power Forward Rankings

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Kristaps Porzingis was the 7-foot-3 unknown that was expected to one day make significant contributions for the Knicks. One day turned out to be immediately, as the fourth overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft beat out the competition to earn the starting power forward spot on opening night and never looked back. The forward out of Latvia proved to …

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2016 Fantasy Basketball Small Forward Rankings

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Paul George entrenched himself as a bonafide superstar during his sixth season in the NBA. As the Pacers offense cratered anytime he was on the bench, dropping by 1.4 points per 100 possessions when he sat against a 3.2 points improvement when he played, the team relied on him to create in a variety of ways The result was an entry into …

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2016 Fantasy Basketball Shooting Guard Rankings

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Finding the right combination of skill and opportunity is essential in the first round of any fantasy basketball draft. Only two players averaged at least 25 points, six rebounds and six assists per game last season: LeBron James and James Harden. Only one appeared in all 82 regular season games: Harden. As the Rockets try to claw back to the …

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2016 Fantasy Basketball Point Guard Rankings

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Plenty of questions surround Stephen Curry as he enters his eighth season in the NBA. By adding the most dynamic scorer in the league — as Golden State signed Kevin Durant to a two-year, $52 million contract this summer — fantasy owners are wondering how his presence will impact the production of Curry. For the third time in his career, Curry set …

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Podcast: Fantasy Impact From 2016 Free Agency

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Golden State appears poised to dominate the NBA for the foreseeable future, adding Kevin Durant to a squad that has made two consecutive trips to the Finals and winning the title in 2015. The Warriors enter the season as the favorites to win the championship in 2017, with 2/3 odds, but  judging just how quickly the team gels in a …

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Agonizing Over the Perfect Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup

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Only 2,477 competitors are still vying for the right to be crowned the champion of champions in Yahoo! fantasy basketball. The exclusive tournament pitted over 20,000 victors of Yahoo! fantasy basketball leagues for the right to win a $40,000 grand prize. All each competitor has to do is fill out a roster — making eight selections — and have their team accumulate the highest point …

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Podcast: Raptors Looking for Post Season Success

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Toronto posted a franchise record for regular season victories for the third consecutive year and won its third straight Atlantic Division title, but face an uphill battle after just one game. The Raptors couldn’t find their shooting touch — or a defensive solution for Pacers All-Star Paul George — and were the only team to surrender home court advantage during the opening …

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Podcast: Warriors Closing in on History

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The Warriors are a single victory away from immortality. After compiling 72 victories during the 2015-16 regular season, Golden State is one win away from surpassing the 1995-96 Bulls as the most winningest team in NBA history. If the team manages to defeat Memphis — a team it has already beaten three times this season — it will finish the year at …

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Fantasy Focus: Whiteside Dominates Championship Week

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Typically a move out of the starting lineup doesn’t lead to a resurgence in production. A move to the bench has instead transformed Hassan Whiteside into the most dominant center on both ends of the floor. Since the All-Star break — a span of 22 games — Whiteside has posted 18 points on 60.9 percent shooting from the field to go along with 13.5 …

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