Tag Archive: Monta Ellis

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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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 16

September Rankings: 76-100

76) Dwight Howard (PF/C) – Howard is replacing Al Horford and remains a mid-round option for those punting FT%. The move to Atlanta should be accompanied by usage boost and that should lead to an increase in his shot attempts and scoring (13.7 PPG). Despite having his worst season since his rookie year, Howard was …

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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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Oct 03

Punting Guides Part 2: Punt FT%

If you asked the average fantasy player to name a punting strategy, almost all would answer punt FT%. Fantasy basketball’s most famous strategy is effective as ever, with loads of talented young big men available early in the draft to pair with the first-round guards. Big men generally get a boost in this build, but …

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Jul 23

Free-Agent Roundup – Central Division

Cleveland Cavaliers  I haven’t read their financials, but Quicken Loans must be doing pretty well these days. Dan Gilbert has already shelled out over $200 million in contracts and that’s not even including the $80-90 million that Tristan Thompson is about to receive. From a basketball standpoint, the Cavs couldn’t be positioned any better. They …

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Oct 15

Punting Guides Part 6: Punt Threes

Punting threes is one of the more straightforward builds. Big men get a boost and most guards and wings are downgraded. Don’t mistake the simplicity for ineffectiveness. Many of the top three-point shooters contribute little outside of points and threes (Klay Thompson, Wes Matthews, Ryan Anderson, etc.) so while your opponents will be spending at …

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Oct 08

Punting Guides Part 2: Punt FT%

Punt FT% is probably the most popular punt strategy and for good reason. Punt FT% allows you to chase those rare blocks and grab elite FG% impact without having to close your eyes every time your big man goes to the line. The best anchor for this strategy is not Dwight Howard, Blake Griffin, or …

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Oct 10

Team Building Part 2: Punt FG%

Yesterday we focused on a punting strategy that upgrades most big men. Today, we look at a strategy that does the opposite and boosts the value of guards; Punt FG%. If your first-round pick is Paul George or Kevin Love this strategy is for you. This strategy will also be effective for those reaching for …

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