Tag Archive: Klay Thompson

Dec 11

Week 9 Preview

After a little time off due to the realities of grad school, the weekly previews are back and not a moment too soon. The 2017-2018 NBA season is off to a brutal start. Stars are going down left and right and while nothing can replace early-round studs, the pain can be eased by quality free-agent …

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17/18 Punting Guides Part 1: Punt Assists

If you play in H2H leagues, and you’re not punting, you’re not doing it right. Trying to build a team that is competitive in every category might seem like a swell idea on the surface. We all dream about finding that fantasy basketball nirvana. That team that is strong in all nine categories that doesn’t …

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Sep 06

17/18 September Rankings: 26-50

Note: Where I rank a player is not necessarily where I’d draft that player. You’ll see me rank some players inside of the top-50 that you won’t need to draft inside of the top-50. The rankings are meant to show how valuable I think a player will be. For example, I’m not suggesting that you take …

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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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Sep 26

16/17 Punting Guides Part 1: Punt Assists

All punting strategies can be pulled off effectively if managers put enough time and thought into them. But there is one strategy that stands above the rest. Punt assists. It is a high-floor, high-ceiling strategy. Punt assists is relatively straight forward, but don’t mistake simplicity for lack of effectiveness. The punt assists build takes advantage …

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Sep 11

September Rankings: 1-25

Welcome to Elite Fantasy Basketball 2016-2017! If you’re looking for analysis that cuts through the narratives and focuses on the numbers, you’ve come to right place. What I love most about fantasy basketball is that it’s not just about picking the best players. It’s far deeper than that. Similar to real basketball, fantasy basketball is …

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Aug 11

Free-Agent Roundup – Pacific Division

Golden State Warriors Notable Additions: Kevin Durant, David West, Zaza Pachulia, JaVale McGee Durant’s move to Oakland is terrible for the NBA, but from a fantasy standpoint I like it. One of the biggest issue with fantasy basketball is that a small group of elite players dominates the game. Durant’s move, and the decrease in …

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Oct 16

Punting Guides Part 7: Punt Steals

Punting steals is very similar to punting threes. Almost all fantasy-relevant guards steal the ball at a decent rate. The average amount of steals for a rostered player in a 12-team, standard league in 2014-2015 was 1.0 SPG. Punting steals is not about avoiding all guards who average slightly more swipes than the league average. …

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Oct 06

Punting Guides Part 3: Punt Assists

Punt FT% is the most famous punting strategy, but punt assists is arguably the most reliable and straight forward team building approach. Do not mistake its relative simplicity for lack of effectiveness. Due to the average fantasy player’s undying love for dimes, the punt assists build allows managers to obtain value elsewhere while their opponents …

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