Tag Archive: Matt Barnes

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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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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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 30

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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Oct 25

Players To Watch In Week 1

You need to be very aggressive with your free-agent pickups over the next month. Plenty of mid-round players will pop up on the wire over the next handful of weeks and you don’t want to miss out because you were holding onto Courtney Lee or Zaza Pachulia. Don’t worry too much about fit at this point …

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Oct 06

16/17 Punting Guides Part 5: Punt Points and Punt Points/FT%

If you’re interested in punting points, and you should be, as soon as you’re done reading this guide, start mocking. This one is going to take some practice. The punt points build is, without question, the most difficult strategy to successfully pull off. Fortunately, it also has the highest ceiling of any punting strategy. No …

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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 23

2016/2017 Sleepers/Undervalued Players: Part 2

Here is part two of Elite Fantasy Basketball’s 2016-2017 Sleepers/Undervalued Players list. Below are players that fit the traditional definition of a “sleeper”. All are currently being drafted outside of the top-100 or not at all. Some are familiar faces, while others are exciting young players about to play major minutes for the first time in …

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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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