Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy Focus: No Answers Exist for Curry

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The long range shooting record continue to fall anytime Stephen Curry steps onto the court. Two nights after setting the NBA record for most consecutive games with a 3-point field goal — a streak extended to 129 games Saturday night — Curry took aim at another pair of 3-point shooting records in Oklahoma City. Despite sitting out for more than five minutes …

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Curry Rips Orlando for 51 Points

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There was simply too much time left on the clock for the Magic to stop Stephen Curry. As the third quarter was coming to a close, just four seconds remained when Orlando forward Ersan Ilyasova drew a foul on Anderson Varejao. After Ilyasova converted both free throw attempts, the inbound pass immediately went into the hands of the leading scorer in …

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Davis Shatters Franchise Scoring Record

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Any grandiose expectations levied on Anthony Davis were fulfilled Sunday afternoon. As the rest of the starting lineup in New Orleans combined to score just 19 points, Davis lifted the team to its fourth victory in the last five games and obliterating the franchise scoring record in the process. The Pelicans captured a 111-106 victory as Davis directly impacted 61.3 percent …

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Waiver Watch: Parker Taking Over in Milwaukee

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  Milwaukee didn’t anticipate being 10 games below .500 this late in the season, and while the team contemplated overhauling its roster, one player was deemed untouchable. In the two games following the All-Star break, Jabari Parker has proven he is capable of blossoming into the player the Bucks expected when selecting him with the second overall pick in the 2014 NBA …

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Fantasy Focus: Searching for Answers in Dallas

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All Dallas needed was to convert once on its final three possessions to begin the second half of the season with a victory. The team was clinging to a two point lead in the final minute of the game and could have put the contest out of reach, a clutch jumper proved to be elusive against the Magic. Zaza Pachulia …

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Lillard Erupts for 51 Points on Golden State

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Damian Lillard gave Golden State a new reason to rest its starters in the fourth quarter. During his first game back on the court since being snubbed from the 2016 Western Conference All-Star team, Lillard roasted Stephen Curry, putting the game so far out of reach the Warriors didn’t bother to play him in the fourth quarter. Prior to Friday …

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Waiver Watch: Jordan’s Amazing Efficiency

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  The loss of Blake Griffin was supposed to cost the Clippers home court advantage in the opening round of the 2016 NBA playoffs. With Golden State chasing the single-season record for victories — and San Antonio just 3.5 games behind — the top two seeds in the Western Conference are out of reach. A healthy Thunder squad entered the All-Star break …

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Fantasy Focus: A Star Emerges

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Karl-Anthony Towns may have needed a strong showing at the NCAA Tournament last year to establish himself as the top candidate for the 2015 NBA Draft, but he has wasted no time separating himself from the rest of his class in his debut season. The 7-foot center leads all rookies in rebounds (10.1 per game), shares the lead in scoring …

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Wavier Watch: Delivering in the Clutch

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Orlando’s initial inbound play was too well defended, forcing coach Scott Skiles to call a timeout and draw up another play. His team was 2.2 seconds away from heading into overtime and all of the momentum belonged to Atlanta, as it poured in 34 points to erase an 11 point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter. The revised …

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Fantasy Focus: Chicago’s Injury Scare

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Knee issues for backcourt players in Chicago has been a continual issue. Luckily, the latest setback for the Bulls won’t be too costly. All-Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler elevated towards the rim, but was fouled by Nuggets center Joffrey Lauvergne as he elevated towards the rim Friday night. Initially, it appeared his right knee was caught underneath him, but it was his …

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