Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy Focus: A King and an All-Star

DeMarcus Cousins deserves much more notoriety for his play than his aversion to handshakes this season. The 6-foot-11 center has emerged as one of the top centers in the NBA, averaging 21.6 points, 10.4 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 1.3 blocks per game, playing with the consistency the Kings required.

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Leonard Still a Steal for the Spurs

ORLANDO- The Spurs defense claimed its latest victim, this time in Orlando. San Antonio limited the Magic to just 91 points and 43.3 percent shooting from the field as it improved to 14-2 on the season, the best record in the Western Conference.

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Dragic Thriving for Surprising Suns

In his second season during his second stint in Phoenix, Goran Dragic has become one of the to point guards in the league. His influence goes far beyond the 17.4 points, 6.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds the 27-year-old point guard is providing each night. Dragic has become the floor general the Suns hoped for when trading away Steve Nash two …

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STG Podcast – Episode 4 – 11/25/13

We are a little early this week, preparing for our Thanksgiving turkeys. But we still bring you the fantasy basketball news you crave, the sad day in Chicago, Kobe’s contract extension, along with an interview from Phoenix Suns center Channing Frye.

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Waiver Watch: Burden of Expectations

No player faces more of a burden to produce each night than Carmelo Anthony. Aside from being the only player to lead his team in scoring each game this season, the Knicks need Anthony to carry the team in the absence of Tyson Chandler. 

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Fantasy Focus: All About Wall

Instead of entering a drawn out negotiating process, the Wizards offered John Wall a maximum contract months before the deadline. To begin the season, Wall has emerged as the franchise point guard Washington envisioned when selecting him first overall in the 2010 NBA Draft. 

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Friday Night Fantasy Massacre

Fantasy basketball rosters took a hit on Friday night as Memphis center Marc Gasol, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year and Bulls guard Derrick Rose suffered knee injuries. Not only did both players suffer the injuries on the same night, each came off a non-contact play.

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Podcast: Portland’s Hot Start

The Trail Blazers improved to a league best 9-2 with a 108-98 victory over Brooklyn. Portland’s increased depth, along with Damian Lillard’s precise 3-point shooting has carried the team early in the year. Increased depth has not only helped the Trail Blazers, but fantasy owners this year.

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Waiver Watch: Getting Defensive

It’s been a decade since an NBA player has posted 300 blocks in a single season. Through 10 games, Roy Hibbert has emerged as the most dominant shot blocker the league has seen in years, swatting away 46 shots during his first 10 games this season.

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Fantasy Focus: The Return of Linsanity

Jeremy Lin hasn’t captivated the nation since signing with the Rockets, but that doesn’t mean he’s not providing an impact in Houston. The former Harvard star is still scoring in bulk and is shooting much more efficiently.

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