Tag Archives: Fantasy Basketball Rankings

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 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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Podcast: Top 5 for 2015

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The Warriors are at the top of nearly every possible ranking through the first quarter of the season. Golden State has a 26-1 record, opened the year with 24 consecutive victories (the longest streak in league history) while playing with the most efficient offense and the eighth most efficient defense in the league. The team even avenged its lone loss …

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Davis Expanding His Range to the 3-Point Line

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The ways to effectively stop Anthony Davis are slowly dwindling away. Conventional wisdom used to be push him away from the rim and force him to shoot away from the basket. Only his extensive work on his mid-range game made him a potent scorer from 10-to-16 feet away. The 45.8 percent Davis converted from that range proved to be 1.1 …

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2015 Fantasy Basketball Power Forward Rankings

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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

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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

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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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Top Fantasy Basketball Point Scorers for 2016

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The objective every time down the court is to find a way to send the ball through the net. Coaches spend countless hours trying to devise easier ways for their players to tally points, as only a few teams have the benefit of employing a prolific scorer. The 30 teams in the NBA combined to score 246,035 points during the …

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