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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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Fractured Index Finger to Sideline Paul

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A fractured finger will force Chris Paul to watch Sunday’s game between the Clippers and the Hornets from the sidelines. The two teams are participating in back-to-back contests in China as part of the NBA’s global games. Paul missed Sunday’s game in Shenzhen and is questionable for Wednesday’s contest in Shanghai. The Clippers are expected to re-evaluate the eight-time All-Star before …

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Top Fantasy Basketball Assist Leaders for 2016

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With offenses becoming increasingly complex, the responsibility of facilitating the offense is no longer the sole responsibility of a single player. Point guards still make the majority of decisions, creating the most assist opportunities, but excellent distributors are emerging from unlikely sources. During the opening round of the playoffs, Clippers forward Blake Griffin dished out 55 assists, just three fewer than …

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Top Fantasy Basketball Steal Leaders for 2016

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No single category in fantasy basketball is more difficult to judge than steals. As one of the key categories for owners to consider, finding consistent production is a difficult task. Only four players averaged more than two steals per game but to make matters more difficult, 71 posted at least one per night. To illustrate how close the figures are between …

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Clutch Effort from Paul Drops Spurs

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Nothing was going to stop Chris Paul in Game 7. Not the enormous pressure of the moment, not the left hamstring that betrayed him in the opening quarter of the night, not even the league’s defending champions. Paul simply would not let the Clippers lose another playoff series. 

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Fantasy Focus: Championship Week

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Chris Paul doesn’t do many things quietly. The 6-foot point guard is unquestionably one of the most competitive players in the league and with that, comes a feisty style of play involving plenty of talk on the court. Each play, Paul goes out of his way to draw contact, often fooling officials into making a call and if he doesn’t, …

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Clippers Grab Momentum Win in Orlando

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Coming into Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Clippers needed an easy victory. In each of the team’s first five victories, the margin by which they came out on top was on average a mere seven points. Their losses have not been as narrow, particularly the 105-89 loss the team suffered in Chicago on Monday. So when the final buzzer sounded …

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Podcast: Fantasy Basketball Standouts

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Two weeks of the fantasy basketball season are already in the books and a few players have already separated themselves away from the rest of the league. Among those are Clippers point guard Chris Paul, he already leads the NBA in total assists with 63 and has dished out 10 or more assists in each of his past five games. Along …

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Top Fantasy Assist Leaders for 2015

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In the midst of a golden age of point guard play, no dominant passer has truly emerged. The league has seen nine 1,000 assist seasons, seven achieved by Hall-of-Fame guard John Stockton, but n0ne since his final such year in 1994-95.  To reach the mark, a player has to average 12.1 assists per game over the course of a full …

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The Assist Hasn’t Led to Playoff Success

For the third time in his career, Chris Paul led all players in assist and scoring averages.  Through nine post season appearances, Paul has been able to duplicate the accomplishment while adding the most 3-point field goals. 

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