Category Archive: Pickups

Nov 06

Week 4 Preview

The flow of interesting free agents has started to slow down, as it always does around this time each season, but there’s still more than a few fresh faces who are worth our consideration. The below list of players does not include many of the players that I recommended last week. That does not mean …

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Oct 30

Week 3 Preview

The waiver wire isn’t quite as bountiful as it was in Week 1 and 2, but there’s still some very intriguing options out there who could become long-term impact players. If your team is struggling, especially your early-round players, you shouldn’t panic. Studs usually end up producing around their career averages. If your late-round picks …

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Oct 23

Week 2 Preview

The best advice that I can give you after Week 1 is to not panic. A two or three game sample size does not mean much regardless of how good or bad a player has looked. That’s not to say that we should completely ignore the first week of the season. Rotations are becoming much …

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Mar 26

Week 23 Streaming Guide

If you’re still playing, congratulations and well done. It takes a lot of skill and effort to get to this point (not to mention more than a little luck). Let’s go win some rings. This is the busiest week of the year. Only six teams play three games this week. The rest of the league …

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Mar 19

Week 22 Streaming Guide

Congratulations to all those moving on and for those just starting their playoff run, welcome to the “set the alarm for 3 AM to make a pickup” portion of the fantasy calendar. We’re going to have to get creative this week. There are only 13 sets of back-to-back games in Week 21. To give you …

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Mar 11

Week 21 Streaming Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Most leagues will be starting their fantasy playoffs this week and managers need to shift their focus. What happens in a month means nothing. The only thing that is important is how your team performs this week. And once this week is over, the only thing that …

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Feb 15

Ibaka/Ross Trade Analysis

The Raptors and Magic made the first major trade of the season on Tuesday with Terrence Ross and a first-round pick going to Orlando and Serge Ibaka coming back to Toronto. Unlike the Mason Plumlee-Jusuf Nurkic trade, this move will have a fairly large impact on a number of players on both teams. Below is …

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Feb 12

Week 17 Preview

We’ve made it to the most unique week of the season. Your strategy this week will depend on whether Week 17 lasts one or two weeks. If you play in a league where Week 17 last two weeks, then treat it like any other week. If you play in a league where Week 17 only …

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Feb 05

Week 16 Preview

The trade deadline is less than three weeks away and managers should start looking for ways to free up a roster spot. It’s always a good idea to have an open roster spot for streaming purposes, but it becomes even more essential around the trade deadline. It’s extremely likely that multiple top-100 players emerge due …

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