Fantasy Basketball

Quadruple Double Watch: Anthony Davis

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There are only a few remaining individual accomplishments Anthony Davis has yet to achieve during his brief career in the NBA. New Orleans chose him first overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, he been selected to a pair of All-Star games, helped the United State win the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, then again at the 2014 FIBA World …

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Porzingis Secures Starting Position in New York

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New York is doing what it can to speed up the learning curve of Kristaps Porzingis. Minutes after selecting him with the fourth overall pick in last summer’s draft, Knicks team president Phil Jackson indicated he believed it may be up to five years before Porzingis provides an impact on the team. Four months later, he is slated to start …

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Williams Uncertain for Opening Night

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The return home to Dallas is off to a rough start for Deron Williams. Forget even making an appearance in any of the four pre-season games for the Mavericks, the three-time All-Star hasn’t even completed an entire practice since signing a two-year, $10 million contract three months ago in free agency. Just before the start of training camp, Williams strained …

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Sacramento’s Forgotten Commodity

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Rudy Gay became the first casualty of the NBA’s analytical movement. His penchant for launching mid-range jumpers, instead of connecting from 3-point range, led to much of the scrutiny. Gay was efficient around the rim, but wouldn’t get to the foul line enough. The raw numbers have always been impressive, as he has averaged 18.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists …

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Leonard in Rarified Air as a Defender

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The club previously wasn’t so exclusive. The feat has been accomplished 69 times in league history, with several five time members. While inhabited primarily by point guards, a 7-footer resides among them, along with a few athletic wings. The figure used to be a benchmark for a stellar defensive campaign, but since the year 2000, a 200 steal season has …

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James Likely to Miss the Remainder of the Pre-Season

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Cleveland has just two games remaining in the pre-season, but the team will have to take the court without LeBron James. The four-time NBA MVP received a precautionary injection in his back to prevent inflammation, and the team will have 11 days to let James heal before the opening the season against Chicago on Oct. 27. Both the Cavaliers and …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Late Round Fliers

NBA: Brooklyn Nets-Media Day

The final round of the fantasy basketball draft allows for the most creativity. The first 12 rounds are meant to provide an identity, piling up players capable of dominating in a variety of ways. A team should have star power, depth and a clear identity by the time the final selections are on the clock. With the team essentially set, …

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Thunder Looking to Maximize Westbrook’s Talents

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Already the most physically imposing point guard in the league, Oklahoma City wants to have Russell Westbrook operate in the post more during the upcoming season. After being given free reign to dictate the offense all of last season, as Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka missed significant portions of the year due to injury, Westbrook carried the offense in every …

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No Reason Exists to Doubt Curry’s Brilliance

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Other players are saying they deserve his MVP trophy. Opposing coaches are dubbing the Warriors lucky because of the path they were able to take to the 2015 NBA championship. In case anyone forgot, Stephen Curry is the most unstoppable long range shooter the league has ever seen, and Golden State is just beginning its title defense.

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Lowry Rips Minnesota for 40 Points

Kyle Lowry wanted his fourth season in Toronto to be a special one. During the off-season, Lowry decided┬áto challenge himself to drop down to the weight he was back in his college days at Villanova. Following a disastrous post season run, as the Raptors were swept in the opening round of the 2015 Eastern Conference playoffs as Lowry, an All-Star …

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