Tag Archives: David Lee

Podcast: Buyouts Swaying the Playoff Race

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The fantasy basketball regular season is already in its final week, but there are plenty of players available to make your team into a contender. Several big name players have changed teams — via a contract buy out after the NBA trade deadline — and their increased roles on a new roster provide an unexpected benefit to fantasy basketball owners. After struggling …

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Fantasy Focus: No Answers Exist for Curry

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The long range shooting record continue to fall anytime Stephen Curry steps onto the court. Two nights after setting the NBA record for most consecutive games with a 3-point field goal — a streak extended to 129 games Saturday night — Curry took aim at another pair of 3-point shooting records in Oklahoma City. Despite sitting out for more than five minutes …

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Celtics Have to Be Active at Trade Deadline

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The Celtics have perfected basketball’s difficult balancing act. The team has made a nearly flawless transition from an aging team coming off a championship and little cap room into a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference. Boston is poised to secure its eighth playoff appearance in the last nine years, while also collecting the most impressive arsenal of future draft picks. …

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Fantasy Focus: Recovering From Injuries

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Injuries are unfortunately one of the biggest obstacles in fantasy basketball. The grueling 82 game schedule each player has to face in the regular season presents opportunities for everyone in the league to miss extended periods of time. The latest fantasy basketball star to be forced out of the lineup because of injury is Minnesota point guard Ricky Rubio. 

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Lee Inspires Golden State to Advance

It turns out, David Lee did learn something about winning while playing in New York. In a nod to Willis Reed, the Knicks center that scored the first four points of Game 7 in the 1970 NBA Finals even with a torn muscle in his thigh, Lee returned 12 days after sustaining a hip injury that was supposed to keep …

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Torn Hip Flexor Knocks Out Lee

Golden State lost much more than the series opener to the Nuggets Saturday afternoon. All-Star forward David Lee will miss the remainder of the post season after suffering a torn right hip flexor. The injury was discovered Sunday after the league leader in double-doubles, with 56 during the regular season, underwent an MRI.

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Thunder, David Lee Roll Over Opponents

Another week of NBA action in the books and another week of Laker drama behind us. From dramatic returns to the Big Apple for Mike D’Antoni and Jeremy Lin to the end of a lengthy and productive road trip for Golden State, the last week has offered up plenty to the highlight reels. The basketball gods are not always just, …

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Golden State Wins Fifth Straight Contest

Wednesday was supposed to be a reality check for the surprising Warriors. Golden State had won four straight contests, all on the road, and was making its lone stop in Miami to face the defending champions. The final six points of the game were all scored by the Warriors, with rookie forward Draymond Green converting an alley-oop with just 0.9 seconds remaining to secure …

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Grizzlies, Rondo Full of Surprises

A little break appeared to do NBA stars some good as they returned to action last week with more eye popping highlight plays than we can squeeze into a single reel. The last week has kicked off the second half of the NBA season with a whirlwind of trade rumors, butt clinching finishes, winning streaks snapped and emerging teams looking …

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