Tag Archive: Kris Dunn

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 6: Punt Threes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or have only watched Timberwolves games lately, you’ve probably noticed that the league is now in love with the three-ball. As it should be. It’s simple math. Three is greater than two and the attempts are only going to go up from here. The league’s increased attention to …

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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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Nov 21

Buy Low/Sell High Targets and a Preview of Week 5

The hallmark of a poor fantasy owner is impatience. Too often managers overreact to slow starts and sell underachieving players low. Don’t be one of those managers. In fact, do the opposite. Trading for underachieving early-round picks can win you your league. When deciding which players to target, looking at their per minute numbers is …

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Oct 08

16/17 Punting Guides Part 6: Punt Threes

Punting threes is a very viable strategy and it works well with many of the first-round picks. The only issue I have with this build is that it’s unlikely to be my first choice for any of the first-round targets. If I’m fortunate enough to draft Karl-Anthony Towns in the first round, I’m going to …

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Sep 30

16/17 Punting Guides Part 3: Punt FG%

Punting FG% is going to be a very popular strategy this year for two reasons. Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Both players are going to be drafted within the first three picks of most drafts and both players’ value is significant enhanced when FG% is ignored. Westbrook did not necessitate a FG% punt last season …

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Sep 28

16/17 Punting Guides Part 2: Punt FT%

Punt FT% is fantasy basketball’s most famous punting strategy and can be one it’s most effective if approached correctly. It can also be a trap for owners who think punting FT% is simply about picking as many poor free-throw shooters as possible. This build is surprisingly easy to screw up. Managers will often run into …

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Sep 20

September Rankings: 126-150

126) Darren Collison (PG) – Collison would be a top-75 pick if he wasn’t looking at a lengthy suspension to start the year. The point guard pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge over the summer and is about to have the league come down on him hard. The NBA hasn’t had a major …

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Jun 30

Draft Recap: Initial Thoughts

This year’s draft, beyond its top two picks, has generally been decried as weak and lacking any true difference makers. From a fantasy standpoint, the same can be said. Simmons and Ingram look like future fantasy studs while the rest of the draft contains few sure things and a slew of projects who are unlikely …

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