Tag Archives: Fantasy Basketball

Podcast: Fantasy Impact From 2016 Free Agency

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Golden State appears poised to dominate the NBA for the foreseeable future, adding Kevin Durant to a squad that has made two consecutive trips to the Finals and winning the title in 2015. The Warriors enter the season as the favorites to win the championship in 2017, with 2/3 odds, but  judging just how quickly the team gels in a …

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Agonizing Over the Perfect Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup

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Only 2,477 competitors are still vying for the right to be crowned the champion of champions in Yahoo! fantasy basketball. The exclusive tournament pitted over 20,000 victors of Yahoo! fantasy basketball leagues for the right to win a $40,000 grand prize. All each competitor has to do is fill out a roster — making eight selections — and have their team accumulate the highest point …

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Stephen Curry is the 2016 Fantasy Basketball MVP

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The 2015-16 campaign for Stephen Curry was all about reaching new levels. After carrying Golden State to its first title in 40 years, the accomplishment was dismissed as a lucky run by Clippers coach Doc Rivers — a comment he later said came out of context — Curry knew repeating as a champion would be a difficult task. On media day, the …

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Waiver Watch: James Contemplating Future in Cleveland

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  Once again LeBron James is toying the idea of building an elite championship contender, only the location has yet to be determined. As the Cavaliers prepare for a second straight run to the NBA Finals, some recent statements from James may reflect that he will be searching for a new home next season. James has taken to social media …

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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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Waiver Watch: Pelicans Shut Davis Down

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A shoulder injury may cost Anthony Davis much more than the final 13 games of the regular season. With New Orleans essentially eliminated from post season contention, the team decided to have Davis undergo a pair of surgeries — one on his left knee and another to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury Davis revealed he has …

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Fantasy Focus: Leonard Delivering in Primetime

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  As the top two teams in the NBA clashed in a nationally televised game Saturday night, Kawhi Leonard emerged as the most complete player on the court. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year sparked the Spurs to an 87-79 victory over Golden State by dominating on both ends of the floor. Leonard earned his first career All-Star nomination …

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Waiver Watch: Injuries Piling Up in Philadelphia

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The only team yet to win 10 games in the NBA this season suffered a pair of devastating setbacks in the in less than 24 hours. The 76ers lost their starting forwards, Jahlil Okafor and Robert Covington, to injury on the same day. Okafor will miss the remainder of the year after undergoing surgery to repair a small tear in the …

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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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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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