Arguably, steals are the most difficult stat to obtain. You’d think solid defense would lead to more takeaway opportunities, but this is a shooting league, so maybe there is no solid defense. Anyway, this is a look at the seven (eligible) players with the best steals ratios with under 50% ownership.Please, blog, may I have some more?
As I mentioned last week, every Wednesday I will release tiers for G/F/C in rotating fashion. This early in the season, there won’t be too many changes unless dudes like Danny Granger or Brandon Rush go out for a lengthy amount of time.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Ask and ye shall receive (unless it’s money, I’m broke). If you see anyone I missed or guys that you think should be included (I did NOT miss Hasheem Thabeet), shout it out in the comments. I’ll tell you which tier I’d put em in or why I did not/would not include them.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Rasheed Wallace. Yep, I dared team Ballin Like Smush to do it and he is now the proud owner of ‘Sheed for $1 (until waivers on Thursday kicks in at least). This, in a way, shows the beauty of an auction. You can start nominating the top guys like LeBron James or try to squeeze a sleeper like Aaron Brooks past the other owners who aren’t sure how to spend just yet. In this post, I’m going to go over the draft from Monday, explain my strategy, and what I thought the steals and reaches were. Here are the results from the draft.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Heyyyyyy sexy Bron… Op, Op, Op….Oppa Auction Style. Want to find proper punishments for people that miss the draft? Want to really show how much knowledge of basketball you have? Want to have a better than 1 out of 10 chance to get LeBron James?!Please, blog, may I have some more?
I bet you’re like, “Yo, Redacted… why 5-24? Why not 1-20 like a normal person?” Well I’m not going to sit here and type to you why LBJ/KD/Paul/Love should go 1-4 because everyone should know that they go 1-4. If not, please invite me to your money league. I call these my bold 5-24 because they ignore safety/consistency and positional scarcity. I’m saying at the end of the year I wouldn’t blink if this is how they ended up in the rankings. In your draft, I’d reach a little higher for these guys and not necessarily where I’ve placed them on this list (i.e.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Whether or not you follow baseball, I am sure you’ve heard of them new-fangled Sabermetrics that have revolutionized the evaluation of players on the diamond. Statistics such as BABIP, FIP, xFIP, WAR, GWAR (oh wait, that last one wasn’t right) allow owners to look past the traditional statistics in order to find value in players who may not look so pretty on the outside.Please, blog, may I have some more?
During the last season, Blake Griffin scored 1,368 points with 717 rebounds, 54 steals and 48 blocks. Kevin Love scored 1,432 points with 734 rebounds, 47 steals and 28 blocks. Griffin threw in an extra 100 assists and Love provided an extra 100 three pointers, but essentially they were even in terms of production provided your math isn’t too precise.Please, blog, may I have some more?
I was fortunate enough to be invited to Earth’s most classy and famous expert league – the FakeTeams Hoops Tournament. The league has 14 teams consisting of three FakeTeamers (the hosts of this shindig), two guys from ESPN, one from Canada’s The Basketball Jones, one rep from Give Me the Rock, one from Fox Sports, one from Dime Magazine and fbasketballblog, RotoWorld, Damn Lies and Statistics, Life is Just a Fantasy … Basketball Blog and a partridge in a pear tree (I’m either the partridge or the tree, I’m not sure).Please, blog, may I have some more?
There are those who are overrated, those who are underrated and those who are rated appropriately. Jim Carrey as the Riddler in 1995? Overrated. DeVito as the Penguin in 1992? Underrated. Christopher Walken, too! Michelle Pfieffer as Catwoman in 1992? Appropriately rated.Please, blog, may I have some more?