Posts Tagged ‘fantasy basketball risers’

Fantasy Basketball Week 20 Risers and Fallers: Deron Williams Fantasy Monster in NJ

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Deron Williams fantasy stock is up in New Jersey.

A week after some of the biggest NBA names moved to new teams, we are seeing just how well these players are fitting into their new surroundings. Players like Carmelo Anthony and Mo Williams seem to be playing better than ever in their new homes, but they haven’t benefited as greatly as one of our risers this week. It’s time for another look at the fantasy basketball risers and fallers, those players you had better keep an eye on.

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Fantasy Basketall Risers and Fallers: Week 18

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Sam Young is making a name for himself and is a must add to any fantasy basketball team.

We are officially in the second half of the season, or what I like to call the championship half. Depending on your league’s playoff schedule, you have five to seven weeks left to prove how great your fantasy basketball team is. Those weeks will move very quickly and with the trade deadline looming, you as a fantasy owner need to make moves now to ensure your future in the playoffs. Let’s look at the players that may or may not help you get there, with this week’s Risers and Fallers list.

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Fantasy Basketball Risers

Sam Young, Memphis Grizzlies, Small Forward

As I always say, with injuries comes opportunity in fantasy sports. Sam Young is about to have his opportunity. (more…)

Fantasy Basketball Week 13: Three Up, Three Down

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Anderson will get more minutes for the new-look Magic.

With the NBA trade deadline just about a month away, it’s also time to make a move with your own fantasy basketball roster. You know your strengths and weaknesses. Granted, what moves you make depend on what kind of league you’re in. Roto, you want to find a couple areas where you would have to do the least amount of work in order to gain the most points. Find a stat where you’re at the bottom of a group and make a move.

At the same time, if you’re second by a large margin but are enjoying a good lead over the person in third, then go ahead and back off a little to focus on another area. On the flip side, if you’re playing head to head you’re better off dominating your opponents in key areas, so look to solidify those stats.

Here are a few names that might help you out with that process: (more…)