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Week 10 Fantasy Basketball: Rookie Power Rankings

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Slam-A-Lam-A-Ding-Dong

1.Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)

Stat Rundown: 20.7 PPG, 12.3 RPG, 3.1 APG 51% FG

Honestly, the rookie of the year race is already over. Blake Griffin has been BEYOND unbelievable. Over the past 15 games, Griffin has totaled an astounding 15 double-doubles. In the month of December, Griffin is satisfying fantasy owners in several ways, displaying savvy passing ability (4.0 assists per game) and defensive prowess, by averaging nearly a block and a steal a game as well. (more…)

Fantasy Basketball: Week 9 Rookie Power Rankings

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Blake Griffin has been everything people imagined he would be this season.

1.Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)

Stat Rundown: 20.8 PPG, 11.7 RPG, 51% FG

Though the Clippers have vastly underperformed, Blake Griffin has not. Coming off surgery that repaired his shattered kneecap, one would have expected him to be slow coming out of the gate in his first NBA season. Yet, Griffin has responded wonderfully, looking as dominant as he did at Oklahoma during the 2008-2009 NCAA season. A human highlight reel, Griffin has been one of the most exciting players in the NBA, embarrassing seven footers from Los Angeles to Moscow (see Timothy Mosgov). Despite shooting poorly from the line, Griffin has provided a sense of electricity that the Clippers have lacked in past years. Not only is he the definitive rookie of the year at this point, Griffin is the great white hope for the two Clipper’s fans that don’t know the Lakers exist.

Griffin Does Mean Things to Mosgov—- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEc8g8o6GTE (more…)