2011 is here and it’s time to take a fresh look at the fantasy basketball players that will help your new year start out right. There is a fine line between finding those short and long-term players that will help your fantasy team, but the Risers and Fallers list is the first step in doing just that.
The guys on this weekly list are the ones to keep on eye, take a chance on, avoid, and of course – expect good things from in 2011.
Let’s get started.
Jrue Holiday, PG, Philadelphia 76ers
In the 2009-10 season Holiday averaged 8.0 points 3.8 assists per game, this season he has upped his numbers to 14.6 points and 6.5 assists per game. Holiday is a 3-guard on any fantasy team, but of late he has been playing like a 2-guard. In his last six games, he has scored over 20 points four times. In his last six games he is averaging 7.8 assists, with two games with over 10 assists. (more…)