Page 2 of 7 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 95
  1. #16
    Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Charlotte, NC
    Posts
    10,644
    Thanks
    6,624
    Thanked 11,822 Times in 4,125 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by theshowstoppah View Post
    Honestly you have a good end-of-the year team. One understated thing in fantasy basketball is who plays at the end of the year when many teams rest their stars at the end. You have a lot of young players that even the bad teams that they are on will want to develop and play at the end of the year. Only people I see this happening to are Parker and Kaman.
    That's why I always set up my leagues to end two weeks before the actual end of the season. Those last two weeks tend to be garbage time and starters frequently rest, which totally screws up any chance of having a legitimate fantasy finals match-up if you want to keep going to the end of the season.

    Anyway, doing a 16 team Yahoo league this year and my draft was:

    PG: Kyle Lowry
    SG: Klay Thompson
    G: Ray Allen
    SF: LeBron James
    PF: Blake Griffin
    F: Danny Green
    C: Roy Hibbert
    C: JaVale McGee
    Util: Greivis Vasquez
    Util: Andre Drummond
    BN: Derrick Williams
    BN: Boris Diaw
    BN: D.J. Augustin

    I felt I did pretty awesome for a 16-team league. I had the first pick (James), so it could be rough at times waiting thirty picks between my draft choices.

  2. #17
    Coach's Pet Dog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    OH
    Posts
    801
    Thanks
    848
    Thanked 1,208 Times in 387 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Brickman View Post
    That's why I always set up my leagues to end two weeks before the actual end of the season. Those last two weeks tend to be garbage time and starters frequently rest, which totally screws up any chance of having a legitimate fantasy finals match-up if you want to keep going to the end of the season.

    Anyway, doing a 16 team Yahoo league this year and my draft was:

    PG: Kyle Lowry
    SG: Klay Thompson
    G: Ray Allen
    SF: LeBron James
    PF: Blake Griffin
    F: Danny Green
    C: Roy Hibbert
    C: JaVale McGee
    Util: Greivis Vasquez
    Util: Andre Drummond
    BN: Derrick Williams
    BN: Boris Diaw
    BN: D.J. Augustin

    I felt I did pretty awesome for a 16-team league. I had the first pick (James), so it could be rough at times waiting thirty picks between my draft choices.
    Good going, now you're forced to root for LeBron..

    In all seriousness though, nice draft. I did a 12-team league so their wasn't as much opportunity for sleeper picks, but I like your late rounders. Augustin should do some damage right away with Hill injured. I took a chance on Drummond too (among other rooks).

    I'm curious how much Ray Ray will contribute this year outside of three pointers, and I'm also wondering if Lowry shares any of the load with "Cavalier-Killer" Calderon.

    Looks like a good balance of scoring, defense, and rebounding though. Free throws might nip at you from time to time if that's a factor in your league.
    Last edited by Dog; 10-29-2012 at 06:34 PM.

  3. #18
    Coach's Pet Dog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    OH
    Posts
    801
    Thanks
    848
    Thanked 1,208 Times in 387 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    12-team league, 8th pick

    PG: Kyrie Irving (1)
    SG: James Harden (2)
    G: Jason Terry (8)
    SF: Luol Deng (6)
    PF: Anthony Davis (3)
    F: Tim Duncan (5)
    C: Greg Monroe (4)
    C: Andrea Bargnani (7)
    Util: Bradley Beal (9)
    Util: Thomas Robinson (10)
    BN: Ramon Sessions (11)
    BN: Andre Drummond (12)
    BN: Brandon Roy (13)

    Thoughts?

    I know I took a chance on a lot of young guys.
    Last edited by Dog; 10-29-2012 at 06:47 PM.

  4. #19
    Long Live The Idols MoneyMP3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Niles
    Posts
    2,679
    Thanks
    3,003
    Thanked 1,494 Times in 602 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    I got first pick. Should I take LBJ or Durant?

  5. #20
    Coach's Pet Dog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    OH
    Posts
    801
    Thanks
    848
    Thanked 1,208 Times in 387 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by MoneyMP3 View Post
    I got first pick. Should I take LBJ or Durant?
    I told myself that if I was in that position I would probably take Durant just because I despise rooting for James. However, if you do take James you might find a douchey, bandwagon Heat fan to pay you quite a ransom on the trade market.

  6. #21
    Rising Star MGMT's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Moving to Paris, to shoot some heroin and fuck with the stars
    Posts
    2,178
    Thanks
    1,247
    Thanked 1,718 Times in 681 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    wade
    irving
    monroe
    milsap
    evans
    duncan
    lowry
    paul george
    bargnani
    faried

    bench:
    ray allen
    mayo
    mwp (my computer froze and autoselected)

    thoughts?

  7. #22
    Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Charlotte, NC
    Posts
    10,644
    Thanks
    6,624
    Thanked 11,822 Times in 4,125 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Had my final draft last night. It was an auction draft in one of my three pay leagues. We're planning to do this league every year starting with this one (well, technically last year, but we got all the same people back), so we've initiated two keeper slots, which obviously factors in when you're drafting a bit. It's an eight team league and we have six active roster spots (PG, SG, SF, PF, C, Util) per day.

    Roster ($):
    Josh Smith ($46)
    Kyrie Irving ($45)
    Carmelo Anthony ($35)
    James Harden ($34)
    Greg Monroe ($19)
    Klay Thompson ($14)
    Kyle Lowry ($11)
    Stephen Curry ($9)
    Carlos Boozer ($8)
    Brook Lopez ($6)
    Kevin Garnett ($6)
    Tyreke Evans ($5)
    Andrea Bargnani ($4)
    Dion Waiters ($1)
    Nikola Pekovic ($1)

    Obviously since it was an auction they're ordered by how much I paid rather than draft position. I felt my biggest steals were James Harden (seriously...34 bucks!), Carmelo (considering how much people paid for LeBron and Durant), and pretty much the entire bottom half of my roster. Pekovic for one dollar! Also, we drafted during the Cavs game, so I was still pretty pumped about Waiters and figured what the hell.

    I used my typical auction strategy of letting people overpay for the big stars and nominating players I have no interest in. I specifically targeted Kyrie, Harden, Monroe and Thompson. I wanted Cousins, but the price got a bit too rich for my blood. I like to conserve my money early so I can flex it later and fill out my roster with guys who don't suck. Yahoo's retarded ranking system allowed me to get some great deals later because I still had cash and everyone else was hurting.

    My accidental purchases were Stephen Curry (although if he stays healthy he's absolutely worth nine bucks) and Kevin Garnett (figured he'd go higher than ten). My last pick was Brook Lopez, and I was basically guaranteed to get him because I had the most money left. Figured he was a steal that late in the draft.

  8. #23
    Long Live The Idols MoneyMP3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Niles
    Posts
    2,679
    Thanks
    3,003
    Thanked 1,494 Times in 602 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    8-0 after the first week. My team is
    PG: Kyrie, Damian Lillard, Tyreke Evans, Jamal Crawford
    SG: Batum, Kawhi Leonard, Tyreke Evans, Jamal Crawford, Waiters
    SF: Durant, Batum, Leonard, Granger
    PF: Andy, Scola, Horford, Bargnani
    C: Bargnani, Horford, Andy

  9. #24
    Veteran
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Grayslake, IL
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    3,270
    Thanked 1,910 Times in 550 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Would anyone here trade away Rondo and Faried for Kyrie and Hibbert? I would be getting Kyrie - just want to make sure my homer glasses are not on.

    Jigo does not get to answer - his mancrush on Rondo can be seen from Chicago.

    My assists would take a beating - next best for me is Deron Williams at 7.7 per. However, I also have Monta Ellis and JJ Berea (lol).

    Its a two Center league - but have Lopez, Ibaka, Bass, McGee and TT.

    Worried about Hibbert's start - in the end, I'm giving up a huge assist guy (Rondo) and an AV clone (Faried). Worth it to make watching Kyrie more fun???

  10. #25
    Dumping salary djlofi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Cincinnati
    Posts
    440
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked 19 Times in 10 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by ChicagoCavFan View Post
    Would anyone here trade away Rondo and Faried for Kyrie and Hibbert? I would be getting Kyrie - just want to make sure my homer glasses are not on.

    Jigo does not get to answer - his mancrush on Rondo can be seen from Chicago.

    My assists would take a beating - next best for me is Deron Williams at 7.7 per. However, I also have Monta Ellis and JJ Berea (lol).

    Its a two Center league - but have Lopez, Ibaka, Bass, McGee and TT.

    Worried about Hibbert's start - in the end, I'm giving up a huge assist guy (Rondo) and an AV clone (Faried). Worth it to make watching Kyrie more fun???
    That's hilarious. I have all four of those guys on my fantasy team! I would say it all depends on what you need. With Rondo and Kyrie, you are trading elite Assists and steals for elite 3s and points (and FT% - both have good FG% for PGs). Faried is straight beasting at the moment (helps in REBs, FG%, blocks and steals), while Hibbert has been mostly a drain (only good for blocks) so far. If you already have Deron, I would say adding Kyrie adds to what he brings (3s and points), and I can verify that watching Kyrie and having him on my fantasy team is loads of fun. I'm also a big Rondo guy though b/c of the assists, so it would be tough for me. I guess it depends on which stats you want from the PG position and whether you think Hibbert will turn it around.

  11. #26
    Or Also Schtick The Oi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    30,334
    Thanks
    26,951
    Thanked 30,701 Times in 9,786 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Make the trade CCF. Kyrie covers more stats than Rondo and I trust Hibbert more than Faried.
    Thanks everyone for the LeBron bets. All debts are paid on your behalves. I was happy to lose.

  12. #27
    Veteran
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Grayslake, IL
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    3,270
    Thanked 1,910 Times in 550 Posts

    Default

    FML

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to ChicagoCavFan For This Useful Post:


  14. #28
    Or Also Schtick The Oi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    30,334
    Thanks
    26,951
    Thanked 30,701 Times in 9,786 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by ChicagoCavFan View Post
    FML
    So uh...sorry.
    Thanks everyone for the LeBron bets. All debts are paid on your behalves. I was happy to lose.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to The Oi For This Useful Post:


  16. #29
    Veteran
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Grayslake, IL
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    3,270
    Thanked 1,910 Times in 550 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    Its not a money league...and I do not have Kyrie on any of my other teams. Literally, made the trade hours before the announcement.


  17. #30
    Hey!! Chris Broussard... Deezus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Raleigh, NC/Columbus, OH
    Posts
    3,828
    Thanks
    11,073
    Thanked 6,664 Times in 2,047 Posts

    Default Re: Fantasy Basketball Thread!

    FUCK. 12 team league: I drafted Wade with the #5 pick, Andrew Bynum in the 2nd round and Amare Stoudamire in the 7th. Barely getting by around .500 for now, but this year isn't looking good...

    Last edited by Deezus; 11-20-2012 at 05:31 PM.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •