Tag Archives: John Henson

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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Catching Up with John Henson

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Any time the Bucks travel to Orlando, it provides forward John Henson an opportunity to spend time with his family. The schedule broke just right for him this year that one of Milwaukee’s two trips to Central Florida this season came during the Thanksgiving holiday. Henson’s family lives about 90 miles away in Tampa, so the timing and location worked …

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Fantasy Focus: Griffin Doing it All in Los Angeles

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Part of the lexicon in the NBA is finding someone that makes an impact that doesn’t necessiarly show up in the box score. Luckily for the Clippers, Blake Griffin finds a way to make those impactful plays while filling up the stat sheet. Saturday afternoon against the Pistons, the five-time All-Star genuinely did it all for Los Angeles, as he …

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Henson Remaining in Milwaukee with a Long Term Deal

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A clear path to the rim clogs up quickly anytime John Henson is on the floor. Shots on the perimeter are often sent the other direction when trying to arc over the outstretched arm of Henson, while layups can be violently spiked off the backboard. The 6-foot-10 frame of Henson barely tells the story of how much of an obstacle …

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Top Fantasy Basketball Shot Blockers in 2016

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As offenses continually drift towards the 3-point line, protecting the rim is becoming a lost art. Less than six shots out of every 100 attempted were rejected during the 2014-15 season. Last season a total of 205,570 shots were hoisted at the rim, but only 11,797 were sent back with a rejection. Finding players that constantly block shots is becoming …

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Waiver Watch: Unexpected Domination

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The Hawks have perched themselves atop the standings in the Eastern Conference behind accurate shooting, a flurry of passes and individual sacrifice. No player on the team is scoring 20 points, grabbing 10 rebounds or dishing out 10 assists per game, but instead numerous players are relied on to contribute in a multitude of ways. 

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Top Fantasy Shot Blockers in 2015

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Elite shot blockers are a rare breed in the NBA. Zone defenses and the elimination of the hand check have contributed to the inability of teams to force slashers towards rim protectors. Teams have also played a greater emphasis on 3-point shooting, eliminating numerous block opportunities for premiere shot blockers.

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Henson Has Plenty of Upside

The Bucks limited the time John Henson saw on the floor during his rookie season, but his exceptional play won’t have him on the bench much this year. Despite playing just 13.1 minutes per game, Henson, and his incredible 7-foot-6 wingspan showed plenty of promise to earn a spot on any fantasy roster. 

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