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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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Thompson the Unsung Hero of Cavaliers Title Run

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The final player to officially join the Cavaliers roster last summer proved to be an intricate part of the first title in franchise history. Just six days before the start of the 2015-16 regular season, Tristan Thompson ended his holdout with the organization by signing a five-year, $82 million deal.

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Podcast: LeBron James Inks $100 Million Deal

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LeBron James became the highest paid player in the NBA for the first time in his 13-year career Friday afternoon. Cleveland retained the four-time MVP by signing him to a three-year, $100 million contract extension. The deal will pay James $31 million next year, the most in the NBA, and $33.3 million in 2017-18, the highest in league history.

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NBA Fails to Capitalize on Budding Rivalry

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As the NBA tips off its 71st season on Oct. 25th, a glaring vacancy is missing from its opening night lineup. The highly anticipated debut of the new look Warriors will come against San Antonio, a pairing that hasn’t met in the playoffs four four years, while the matchup against the Thunder will have to wait nine days. Oklahoma City …

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Westbrook Signs 3-Year Extension with Oklahoma City

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The rumor mill has one less superstar to churn through. Russell Westbrook ended any speculation about his future in Oklahoma City by signing a contract paying him $85.7 million over the next three seasons, bypassing an opportunity to become an unrestricted free agent next summer. Exactly one month after Kevin Durant departed for Golden State, the Thunder convinced its other …

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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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