Tag Archives: Andre Drummond

Fantasy Focus: McCollum Locking Up Most Improved Player

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Portland continues to defy the odds as C.J. McCollum hones in on the Most Improved Player in the League award. After four of the five starters from a season ago all defected in free agency, or were traded away, the team expected to begin a massive rebuilding effort by elevating the roles of its young talent. The most vital piece was …

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Fantasy Focus: Gordon Rounding Out His Game

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A trip back out to the west coast has allowed Aaron Gordon to prove he is much more than a dunker. The fourth overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft played high school basketball in San Jose, and has shined during his return to the otherside of the country, posting a pair of 20 point-10 rebound double-doubles during the four …

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Pistons Outlast Chicago in Quadruple Overtime

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An extra 20 minutes of basketball in Chicago provided a statistical explosion in fantasy basketball. Along with four overtime sessions, Friday’s 147-144 victory for the Pistons featured five 30-point performances, a 20 rebound effort, three other 10 rebound performances and just two players fouling out. The 68 minute contest yielded 291 points, 107 rebounds and tremendous individual efforts from a …

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Casting the 2016 NBA All-Star Ballot

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For the first time in the 65-year history of the NBA All-Star Game, the event will be hosted outside of the Untied States. The three-day weekend featuring the top-24 players in the league will hold court this February in Toronto and once again, the starting lineups will be determined by fan voting. The league is providing several methods, from Twitter, Facebook, …

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Podcast: Dominating Fantasy Basketball

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A quarter of the way through the 2015-16 season, a variety of players are producing at levels unseen in the league for decades. Or in some cases, ever. The Pistons don’t have to worry about any missed shots, as center Andre Drummond is beating out the competition for missed attempts on a continual basis. In his fourth season in the …

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Fantasy Focus: Curry Lifts Warriors to 21st Straight Win

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Golden State finally needed Stephen Curry on the court in the fourth quarter and he delivered on both ends of the court. Fifteen of Curry’s 44 points came in the final 12 minutes of Saturday’s game in Toronto, but the Warriors didn’t clinch their 21st consecutive win to open the season until he made a critical defensive play in the final …

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Tracking Drummond’s Frantic Rebounding Pace

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The first missed shot of every Pistons game seems to find a way to bounce into the hands of Andre Drummond. It doesn’t matter which basket the 6-foot-10 center is crashing, his combination of size, athleticism, positioning and hustle makes him the most difficult player in the league to box out. Opponents are having such a difficult time that through …

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Fantasy Focus: An All-Star Emerges

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Boxing out Detroit’s Andre Drummond has become an impossible task. Any missed shot, on either end of the court, is never out of his massive reach. Through three games, Drummond has pulled down a total of 49 rebounds. The 22-year-old center leads the league in both offensive (6.3) and defensive rebounds (10.0) per game, while his 16.3 rebounds a night are …

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Drummond Delaying Extension to Benefit Pistons

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Andre Drummond wants to be in Detroit for many years to come. He also wants the team to build a championship contender around him. So instead of signing a max deal prior to the Nov. 2 deadline, which would pay him $120 million over five seasons, the two sides agreed to a mutually beneficial decision to wait until July. By postponing the …

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Top Fantasy Basketball Rebounders in 2016

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A total of 113,283 rebounds were up for grabs during the 2014-15 season and for the second consecutive season, plenty of players managed to consistently collect those errant shots. The average team managed to corral 43.3 rebounds each night, but the distribution wasn’t as varied as so many other categories in fantasy basketball. Ten different players averaged at least 10 …

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