Posts Tagged ‘james harden’

Weekly Fantasy Basketball – Early Impressions

Friday, January 13th, 2012
Fantasy NBA - Early Impressions

Matt Barnes is among a few options that can give your roster a boost

By now, most teams have played 10-12 games, meaning the season is roughly 17% over. We’ve had some pleasant surprises as well as some teams struggling to compete with the abbreviated season. With teams playing as many as five games in a single week, there are minutes to be had by some less known names, and with increased time comes increased production. Here’s a look at some under the radar options on the six division leaders, as well as players to watch that are on last place squads that can still aid your weekly fantasy basketballroster. (more…)

NBA Playoffs 2011: Conference Finals X-Factors

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Wade and the Heat are looking to roll past the Bulls and into the finals

As we observed for years in Cleveland, a superstar can not win a ring on his own. The playoffs have provided several epic performances , but from a night-in night-out perspective, both series will be riding on match-ups. LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, and Dirk Nowitzki will be counting on these players to help propel their respective squads to the 2011 NBA Finals. These are the types of fantasy basketball performances that can turn mere mortals into legends.

 

 

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Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: Chase Budinger, James Harden Heating Up

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Budinger has been on fire since Battier was traded.

While the Carmelo Anthony trade deadline deal seemingly shook up the NBA landscape, it is important to not overlook the other deals when evaluating fantasy basketball sleepers. The aftermath of what was perhaps one of the busiest trade deadlines in recent NBA history left players with new opportunities to finish the season on a strong note. This week, WFS highlights some of those players, as well as some talented ballers who may fit well into your fantasy basketball lineup.

Chase Budinger, SF Houston Rockets

Shane Battier was sent in a trade deadline deal to the Grizzles, allowing Budinger to secure a starting role in the Rockets lineup. (more…)

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire (December 30th)

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Bass has made some serious noise.

Below are eight players to keep an eye on in weekly fantasy basketball and consider picking up to help your team. Now we’re not suggesting to make any drastic moves for the guys listed below, but if you have a roster slot or two that’s just not producing, perhaps it’s finally time to cut bait.

Brandon Bass (PF, Orlando)- Since the Magic trade that brought them Gilbert Arenas and Hedo Turkoglu, Brandon Bass has seized every opportunity he’s been given. In the last three games he has played over 30 minutes and has averaged 16.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and is shooting 67% from the field. With teams focusing so much on Howard, Bass will get easy buckets around the rim, and provide solid contributions to his newly acquainted owners. (more…)