Fantasy Basketball

Waiver Watch: Triple-Double Hunting

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Draymond Green didn’t need long to reach the goal he admitted to chasing just a day earlier. The All-Star forward admitted that his pursuit of a triple-double Saturday night in Philadelphia nearly cost Golden State a victory. The Warriors needed a last second 3-pointer from Harrison Barnes to secure a victory against the worst team in the NBA, as Green …

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Fantasy Focus: The Unconventional Star

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A shooting guard without a potent jump shot has emerged as one of the biggest scoring threats in the league. As the rest of the NBA has placed tremendous value on spacing the floor and punishing opponents with a barrage of 3-pointers, DeMar DeRozan instead has posted the seventh most points in the NBA this season by relentlessly attacking the rim. …

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Nowitzki Lifts Dallas at the Buzzer

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Few players carry the kind of clout to receive celebratory high fives from opponents after delivering game-winning jumpers. For more than 17 years and over 1,300 career games, Dirk Nowitzki has been devastating opponents with the same unstoppable move that has generated 28,876 career points. The Mavericks didn’t care that Nowitzki had converted just 4-of-13 attempts from the field during …

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Scoring Barrage from Cousins Not Enough Against Hornets

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DeMarcus Cousins in on a rampage and the rest of the league has yet to find a way to slow him down. Two days after torching Indiana for a career-high 48 points, Cousins continued his exceptional scoring efforts by pouring in 56 points against Charlotte, more than any other player has totaled in a single game this season. The only …

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Podcast: Filling out the All-Star Rosters

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The two All-Star teams in Toronto this year may have some unconventional coaches. Out West, Warriors assistant Luke Walton has guided the team not only to the best record in the NBA this season, at 40-4, but guided the team to 24-straight wins to open the season, te longest streak in league history. Only Walton was filling in for Steve …

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Waiver Watch: Finding Extra Rest

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Portland could get used to to leaving Damian Lillard out of the fourth quarter. In the midst of a season long seven-game home stand, the Trail Blazers managed to keep their star point guard on the bench for the final 12 minutes of the game as they opened up a 25 points advantage on the Lakers. Lillard was the primary …

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Fantasy Focus: Cousins Tapping into Massive Potential

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DeMarcus Cousins is doing everything possible to prevent Sacramento’s post season drought extending any further. The Kings has missed the playoffs in each of the past 10 years, but behind the third longest active winning streak in the NBA, the team has taken sole possession of the eighth best record in the Western Conference. Saturday marked the fifth consecutive win …

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A Healthy Howard Proving to be Unstoppable

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For years, Dwight Howard was synonymous with domination. The NBA seemingly began running out of accolades to recognize his massive talent. For eight consecutive years, Howard was a fixture at NBA All-Star weekend, was named to the All-NBA First Team five times and he captured the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award for three consecutive years. 

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Walker Sets Hornets Franchise Scoring Record

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The first shot attempt of the afternoon — a 17-foot jumper — hit the front of the rim, careened off the backboard and fell through for Kemba Walker. By the time the final buzzer sounded, after a pair of overtime sessions, Walker hit 15 other shots from the field, 14 free throws and knocked down six shots from beyond the arc, to etch …

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Waiver Watch: Minute Restrictions in Place for Beal

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Washington has to find the perfect balance of providing an opportunity for Bradley Beal to reach his star potential without jeopardizing his future. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard was held out of the lineup for 11 consecutive games after suffering a stress reaction in his right leg. The latest episode marked the fourth time in his four-year career that Beal was …

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