Tag Archives: Ty Lawson

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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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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Houston Lands Lawson in a Deal with Nuggets

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Instead of dragging out Ty Lawson’s tenure with the team, the Nuggets swiftly completed a deal once a new point guard emerged. With Emmanual Mudiay, the seventh overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, thriving at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, earning Second Team honors at the tournament after posting 5.8 assists per game, fourth most at the …

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Mudiay Ready to Lead Nuggets

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The Nuggets are running out of reasons to avoid turning the point guard position to Emmanuel Mudiay. After the 6-foot-5 guard unexpectedly slipped to Denver with the seventh overall pick, he embraced the challenge of establishing himself as a team leader. In his first practice with the team, new coach Mike Malone was impressed with his 19-year-old rookie both on …

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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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Podcast: The Breakout Campaign of Faried

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Kenneth Faried has been the star of Team USA this summer, leading the team in rebounding and field goal percentage, while ranking second in scoring. As he enters the third year of his career, Faried is eligible for a contract extension, but if he doesn’t reach one with Denver by the Oct. 31 deadline, next summer he can seek a …

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Podcast: Nuggets Seeking a Star

Following a major overhaul in the summer of 2012, which saw Denver replace its coach, general manager, assistant general manager and lose Andre Iguodala in free agency. The rebuilding Nuggets finished with a 36-46 record but without a clear star on the roster, the team is expected to either move up in the 2014 NBA Draft to land one of …

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Nuggets Secure a Much Needed Win

ORLANDO- Denver has struggled putting teams away all season. Its defense ranks 28th in the league, allowing 105.7 points a night and Timofy Mozgov, the center made famous by Blake Griffin, serves as the lone rim protector on the team, averaging 1.2 blocks a night. 

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Fantasy Focus: Return from Injury

Somehow, Ty Lawson is still over looked. During the 2009 NBA Draft, 17 players were taken before him, including five point guards, two of which were selected by Minnesota, the team that eventually chose him.

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Spurs Complete Sweep, Curry Leading Golden State Charge

Phew, what a week. From shocking on the court down to the wire finishes to the first gay NBA player to out himself and the denial of a far superior bid from a Seattle based group of investors for the Sacramento Kings, the NBA sure hasn’t disappointed in the headline department this week. All the off court madness has just …

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