Every year in weekly fantasy sports, there’s always those group of guys that seem to come from out of nowhere and start to produce. Look at Melky Cabrera, for example, this past 2011 baseball season. Who saw that 200+ hit season coming from him? I surely didn’t. The point is, It’s always good to be the one who gets to pick that guy up. After your fantasy draft, making those key pickups is what separates your team from the rest. Those key pick ups are how you get to the playoffs and then finals!
In 2008, I remember being the one who picked up Cliff Lee as he pitched me a Cy Young campaign. Again I digress, but this year in weekly fantasy basketball there are plenty more of those types of players right now. (more…)