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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

paul-george

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

Stephen Curry Wallpaper

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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2015 Fantasy Basketball Center Rankings

Utah couldn’t leave Rudy Gobert on the bench any longer. The All-Star break is when the team finally committed to the change, after starting Gobert just eight times during the first 53 games of the season, the Jazz cleared the path for him to permanently start by dealing away Enes Kanter to Oklahoma City. The move revealed Gobert, the player …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Power Forward Rankings

Blake Griffin Wallpaper

The offensive game of Blake Griffin is ever evolving. In the absence of Chris Paul last season, Griffin emerged as the facilitator of the most potent offense in the league. During the regular season, the five-time All-Star dished out 10 or more assists just three times in 67 appearances. The Clippers playoff run lasted 14 games, but Griffin managed to …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Small Forward Rankings

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The main question facing New York as it entered its annual media day was if Carmelo Anthony would be able to fully participate with the team in training camp. The former scoring champion underwent knee surgery immediately following the All-Star game, missing the final 42 games of the regular season after playing through the injury for much of the season. …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Shooting Guard Rankings

Jimmy Butler Wallpaper

The responsibilities levied on Jimmy Butler increase with each passing season. Selected with the final first round pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, he was initially projected to just compete for a roster spot. His emergence as a defensive stopper carved out Butler a significant place in the rotation during his sophomore season and two years later, he emerged as …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Point Guard Rankings

John Wall Wallpaper

The instant Washington won the draft lottery in 2010, it prepared to turn the franchise over to John Wall. The combination of handles, agility, speed and athleticism enabled the 6-foot-4 guard to become the franchise player the first time he ever put on a Wizards jersey. Washington has slowly added pieces around him, but for the team to take the …

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