Tag Archive: Jamal Murray

17/18 Punting Guides Part 5: Punt Blocks

You can’t always get what you want in fantasy, especially if you play in a league with a snake draft. Often you’ll land your preferred first-round pick only to see your best second- and third-round options come off the board before you get a chance to pick again. The unpredictability of fantasy basketball drafts makes …

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17/18 Punting Guides Part 4: Punt Points and Punt Points/FT%

The fantasy community has a very unhealthy relationship with points. It will do some truly sick things to get their fix. You’ll see Andrew Wiggins being drafted within the first 50 picks despite having never posted top-100 numbers. Devin Booker may go before pick 50 in your draft even though he provides little outside of …

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17/18 Punting Guides Part 3: Punt FG%

Punt FT% remains the most popular punting strategy, but the punt FG% build is nipping at its heels. There are two reasons for this rise in popularity. One plays in Oklahoma City and the other makes his home in Houston. If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to draft either, don’t even think …

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17/18 Punting Guides Part 2: Punt FT%

Fantasy basketball’s most famous punting strategy is making a comeback. Last season was a rough one for this build. Most of the classic big man targets were going extremely early in the draft, making it difficult to pair those big men with elite guards. If you wanted to acquire the services of Hassan Whiteside, DeAndre …

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Sep 12

17/18 Sleepers/Undervalued Players: Part 2

Below are players that better fit the traditional definition of a “sleeper”. All are currently being drafted outside of the top-135 or not at all. Some are familiar faces, while others are exciting young players about to play major minutes for the first time in their careers. When the final rounds of your draft begin, your …

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Sep 08

17/18 September Rankings: 76-100

76) Lonzo Ball (PG) – Ball’s rookie season is probably going to be a circus. Luke Walton wasn’t afraid to bench D’Angelo Russell and you can guess what’s going to happen if he does the same to Ball. The off-court stuff could be messy, but the on-court stuff shouldn’t be. Ball has great vision and great …

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Dec 04

Week 7 Preview

We’re about a third of the way through the fantasy regular season and we’re seeing plenty of players’ numbers normalize. Players like Kyle Lowry, Nikola Vucevic, and Eric Bledsoe are once again looking like early-round assets after getting off to slow starts. This underscores the importance of not panicking and selling low on proven fantasy …

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Nov 27

Week 6 Preview

We’re back to full weekly previews after a quick break to look at some buy low and sell high candidates. This week’s free-agent pickups feature two high-ceiling players who should return within the next couple of weeks. When to pick up an injured player depends on your team. I wouldn’t recommend grabbing an injured player …

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Aug 10

Free-Agent Roundup – Northwest Division

Denver Nuggets Notable Additions: Jamal Murray, Juan Hernangomez Murray looks like a nice, long-term fit beside Emmanuel Mudiay and his broken jumper, but the sharpshooting rookie is unlikely to have much of an impact in his freshman season. Murray will have to compete with Will Barton and Gary Harris for minutes and is unlikely to …

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