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We’ve run through the fantasy basketball rankings for each position … well, you ran through them. I sprinted for a bit, got a cramp ’cause of all the knockwurst I ate prior to the list and then puked on my slacks. I don’t know why I wore slacks to a sprint. I made sure to wear bicycling shorts to today’s 2010 Roto Fantasy Basketball top 100, because we’re going to be here a while. Roto players need only this list to get them started down a path of fantasy glory. So print this list up and lay your money down! Printin! Lovin’! She’s just a woman!

Oh, and stop gnawing on your fist H2Hers, your top 100 is just around the corner. And as a special reward for your patience, I sprinkled it with fist-flavoring.

UPDATE! In an attempt to keep you current with the twists and turns of the preseason, we’ll be updating both top 100 lists according to where they should be today instead of last week or last month. The number in parenthesis signifies the position they were in originally.

UPDATE2: Click here for the final updated spreadsheet of the Roto Top 100 before the start of the season (October 16).

And now here’s your top 100 for roto hoops:

1. Kevin Durant – As Kevins go, I’m more confident in this No.1 pick than I was with Garnett in ’04.
Season Projections: .482/.889/1.5 3pt/29 pts/7 rbd/3.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/3 tov

2. Chris Paul – The only knock against Chris is that his name makes me think of Alexandra.
Season Projections: .480/.853/1 3ptm/20 pts/4.5 rbd/11 ast/2.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

3. LeBron James – It’s weird how natural it felt to put the two-time reigning league MVP third on this list. Almost as weird as Shawn Marion being the top fantasy option, for, like three years in the mid-2000s.
Season Projections: .512/.785/1 3ptm/28 pts/6 rbd/6 ast/1.5 stl/1 blk/2.5 tov

4. Dirk Nowitzki –Here he is, your obvious fourth pick that makes you wish you had the 12th pick.
Season Projections: .477/.885/1 3ptm/24.5 pts/8 rbd/3 ast/0.5 stl/1 blk/2 tov

5. Danny Granger – I haven’t been this hopeful for a knee and ankle to hold up since my ballet recital at fifth grade fat camp.
Season Projections: .455/.860/2.5 3pt/25.5 pts/6 rbd/2.5 ast/1.5 stl/1 blk/2 tov

6. Kobe Bryant – Wouldn’t shock me if he ended the season in the top 3 … or outside of the top 20. Mamba’s are tricky creatures.
Season Projections: .453/.839/1.5 3ptm/26 pts/5.5 rbd/5.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3.5 tov

7. Pau Gasol – How good is Boom Boom Pau? Good enough that he dates a woman like this despite looking like this.
Season Projections: .530/.800/0 3ptm/19 pts/10.5 rbd/4 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2.5 tov

8. Dwyane Wade –What would you think if Wade played out of step? Would you stand up and walk out on him? I wouldn’t worry about it. He’ll get by with a little help from his friends.
Season Projections: .490/.770/0.5 3pt/23 pts/5 rbd/5 ast/2 stl/1 blk/2.5 tov

9. Deron Williams – Anyone willing to gaurantee Deron doesn’t come out of this season with the best stats of any PG in the league? Yeah, I didn’t think anyone would be (D-)willing.
Season Projections: .474/.807/1.5 3ptm/18 pts/3.5 rbd/11 ast/1 stl/0 blk/3 tov

10. Brook Lopez – He’s Pau with fewer passing options. You didn’t blink at Gasol ranked seventh, don’t blink with Brook here.
Season Projections: .525/.810/0 3ptm/19.5 pts/9 rbd/2.5 ast/0.5 stl/2 blk/2.5 tov

11. Josh Smith – Shot 59 percent from the line in ’08, 62 percent from the line last season, but has hit 71 and 72 percent in previous years. He gets close to that this season along with everything else, he’s a top six pick.
Season Projections: .515/.640/0 3ptm/17 pts/9 rbd/5 ast/1.5 stl/2 blk/2.5 tov

12. (13) David Lee – There’s going to be some fantasy team out there with David Lee, Joe Johnson and George Hill and it’s going to be the guys-with-names-that-sound-like-they-came-out-of-the-Witness Protection Program team.
Season Projections: .540/.795/0 3ptm/22 pts/12 rbd/4 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

13. (12) Stephen Curry – The kid can play, but Nellie’s your handcuff. If Nellie goes, so goes this kid’s first-round stat line.
Season Projections: .450/.880/2.5 3ptm/22 pts/4 rbd/4 ast/2 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

14. Carmelo Anthony – ‘Melo be mellow, but we just don’t know what’s going to happen to him. There’s too much in flux here. When the status of a player or the circumstances surrounding a player are questionable enough that it hurts his potential worth, that’s exceeding the flux capacity.
Season Projections: .460/.825/1 3ptm/29 pts/6 rbd/3.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

15. Amar’e Stoudemire – Not sure why all of Earth thinks the fast-paced, Steve Nash-led Suns were holding Amar’e back all these years.
Season Projections: .530/.780/0 3pt/24 pts/9 rbd/2.5 ast/0.5 stl/1 blk/3 tov

16. Steve Nash – … Maybe the league can split these two apart, but this list will ensure they forever stay together.
Season Projections: .490/.915/2 3pt/19.5 pts/3 rbd/8.5 ast/o.5 stl/0 blk/4 tov

17. Gerald Wallace – I like “Crash,” but I’m really hoping his “Multiplicity” nickname catches on this season.
Season Projections: .480/.740/0.5 3ptm/17 pts/8.5 rbd/2.5 ast/1.5 stl/1 blk/2 tov

18. Al Horford - Everything that Dwight Howard does well, he does a tad worse. Everything that Dwight does poorly, he does  a tad better. He’s the Dwight you get if you only eat the vanilla third of your Neopolitan ice cream.
Season Projections: .540/.777/0 3pt/17 pts/11 rbd/3 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2.5 tov

19. Rajon Rondo – He’ll never admit it, but you just know Rondo’s getting a wee bit annoyed with all the broken-down geriatrics the Celtics keep throwing his way. Which O’Neal did we pick up? Both of ‘em?! Okay, but I ain’t feedin’ nobody pudding again.
Season Projections: .495/.669/0 3pt/15 pts/5 rbd/9.5 ast/2 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

20. Dwight Howard – You’ll never get this far into a draft without someone taking Howard. And that’s fine. You’ll be able to make up for the blocks and boards you don’t get from him, you may never recover from those free throws through.
Season Projections: .600/.594/0 3pt/18.5 pts/13.5 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/3 blk/3 tov

21. Al Jefferson – Pat yourself on the back, young fella. You just got yourself Al Jefferson 21 picks into the draft. I’m right proud of you!
Season Projections: .515/.724/0 3pt/22 pts/10 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/1.5 blk/2 tov

22. Chris Bosh – The only way Bosh gets more respect from me than a No.22 ranking is if he absolutely kills this year, outdoes both LeBron and Wade in every way and tweets that he was toying with Miami’s emotions about accepting a role as the third wheel. You wanted to prove your place in the league, Bosh? Become the man on this team.
Season Projections: .620/.770/0 3pt/18.5 pts/9 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2 tov

23. Andre Iguodala – Iguodala = Kobe – 7 pts, .100 FT%.
Season Projections: .451/.735/1 3pt/18.5 pts/5.5 rbd/5.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3.0 tov

24. Tyreke Evans – It’s scary to think that after the rookie year Evans had, there remains the possibility of huge improvements with this kid (driving the speed limit for starters). But because I prefer to compartmentalize my scary thoughts, I’m just going to predict a slight improvement this season.
Season Projections: .473/.779/1 3pt/22 pts/4.5 rbd/6.5 ast/2 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

25. Andrea Bargnani – The exchange rate of being “the man” in Toronto is being 96.6 percent of “the man” on any U.S. team.
Season Projections: .449/.789/2 3pt/20.5 pts/7 rbd/1.5 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2.5 tov

26. Joe Johnson – Here’s to hoping a bloated contract translates to bloated statistics. *clink*
Season Projections: .440/.810/1.5 3pt/22 pts/4.5 rbd/4.5 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

27. Jason Richardson – He’ll be sneaky-hot this season, like Rashida Jones.
Season Projections: .444/.700/2.5 3pt/23 pts/5.5 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

28. Stephen Jackson – He annually feels like a player who belongs somewhere in the 50s. He also annually has stretches where he plays like a top 10 guy. No. 28 feels appropriate.
Season Projections: .419/.800/1.5 3pt/22 pts/5 rbd/4.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

29. Carlos Boozer – Please be satisfied in Chicago. Please be satisfied in Chicago. Please be satisfied in Chicago …
Season Projections: .526/.729/0 3pt/19 pts/10 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2.5 tov

30. Brandon Roy – I won’t own Roy in any leagues this year because most fantasy owners confuse outstanding real basketball with outstanding roto basketball.
Season Projections: .469/.790/1 3ptm/22.5 pts/4 rbd/5.5 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

31. Joakim Noah – I estimated conservatively on Noah’s projections. This could be a big, big year for an ugly, ugly man.
Season Projections: .512/.735/0 3pt/12 pts/11 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/1.5 blk/2 tov

32. Tim Duncan - I love watching someone age gracefully. Like Helen Mirren or Robert Duvall. Although I’m not convinced Duvall was ever not old.
Season Projections: .521/.731/0 3pt/16 pts/9.5 rbd/3.5 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2.5 tov

33. Marc Gasol – I can’t imagine I’d ever own Gasol on any of my teams with Noah and Love’s upside lingering around so close to this guy, but maybe your draft will be different.
Season Projections: .555/.690/0 3pt/16.5 pts/10 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/1.5 blk/2 tov

34. David West – I like the prospects of West as a third option on the Hornets. He’s an efficient player that gets overly sloppy  the more he’s leaned on. With Paul healthy and Trevor Ariza on board, we might see one of his quietest and best seasons.
Season Projections: .488/.861/0 3pt/20 pts/8 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2 tov

35. Manu Ginobili – The Spurs, like Christina Hendricks, are just too stacked not to get in its own way. Both Hill and Blair will develop appropriately, Jefferson can’t be more disappointing this year than last and then there’s the addition of Tiago Splitter. For those reasons, I’m hedging my bets on every fantasy option this team. There will be surprises and disappointments on this team, it’s just impossible to know who will be what at this point. Let someone else reach to find out.
Season Projections: .444/.865/2 3pt/15.5 pts/4.5 rbd/4.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

36. Kevin Martin – I think Speed Racer’s disappointing season was a blip. As far as blips go, it really wasn’t that bad. Right, Blake Griffin? Nevertheless, that blip is going to cost him a round in most drafts. Third round is too soon. Lucky you if you grab him in round 4.
Season Projections: .425/.857/2.5 3pt/26 pts/4.5 rbd/2.5 ast/2 stl/0 blk/1.5 tov

37. Russell Westbrook – Want a fun game that lasts for years? Watch the development of Westbrook as compared to Derrick Rose. After two seasons, Westbrook has the edge in FT%, 3pt, rbd, ast, and stls. Rose has a huge edge in FG%, pts and tovs. Both block the same amount. I have a feeling this is going to be a rivalry (that neither player is aware of) for a long, long time.
Season Projections: .440/.785/0.5 3pt/17 pts/5 rbd/7.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

38. Paul Pierce – Truthfully (eh? eh?), I wanted to drop Pierce lower than this, but even a sub-par season from him is worth a fourth-round pick.
Season Projections: .460/.845/1.5 3pt/19 pts/4 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

39. Derrick Rose – Rose has been working on his three-point shooting. Practicing every day during the Worlds. They say practice makes perfect. I’d settle for practice makes 33 percent.
Season Projections: .480/.797/0.5 3pt/21.5 pts/3 rbd/7 ast/1 stl/0 blk/3 tov

40. Darren Collison – Larry Bird, “Hey, who’s that little guy?” That’s Darren Collison. We traded away Troy to get him. “No. No, we traded for the big white guy who played for the Sonics. Collison.” You’re thinking of Nick Collison, Larry. Darren’s much better. “Yeah, okay. But we’re down to, like, five white guys.” Yep. Should I expect that raise at the end of this month or next?
Season Projections: .460/.845/1.5 3pt/17 pts/4 rbd/8 ast/2 stl/0 blk/3 tov

41. (43) Troy Murphy – Murphy is Love with better threes and turnovers, but worse rebounds.
Season Projections: .481/.783/1.5 3pt/15 pts/9.5 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/1.5 tov

42. (41) Danilo Gallinari – Dude attempted six threes per game last season and helped absolutely wreck this team’s chances of winning certain games. You think he listened to “Sabotage” to pump himself up before each game? So, so, so, so listen up ’cause you can’t say nothin’!
Season Projections: .440/.830/2.5 3pt/16.5 pts/5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/1 blk/1.5 tov

43. (42) Kevin Love – Anyone else curious as to why Kevin McHale, Kurt Rambis and now Mike Krzyzewski all refuse to give Love appropriate minutes? 
Season Projections: .455/.804/0.5 3pt/16.5 pts/13 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

44. Jason Kidd – He could be as good as any PG in the league this season, but would you bet on it?
Season Projections: .435/.815/1.5 3pt/8 pts/5 rbd/8.5 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2 tov

45. Baron Davis – It’s cool, Boom-Dizzle, Boris Diaw agreed to be the player that enters training camp 30 lbs. heavier than he should be. As you were.
Season Projections: .409/.795/1 3pt/20 pts/3 rbd/8.5 ast/2 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

46. LaMarcus Aldridge – You know what you’re getting with Aldridge. It’s like going to a Jessica Alba movie. It’s not going to change your life or anything, but you didn’t choose it for that, you chose it for a chance to see LMA in his underwear. Or something.
Season Projections: .500/.770/0 3pt/18 pts/7.5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/1 blk/1.5 tov

47. Chauncey Billups – Remember Aykroyd’s face when he saw the Stay Puft’s head lumbering over the rooftops in “Ghostbusters?” Yeah, that’s the look Chauncey has had all summer when he thinks about this Nuggets team.
Season Projections: .425/.901/1.5 3pt/17 pts/3 rbd/5 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

48. Luis Scola – If you’ve got a couple guards that rate above-average in blocks, I wouldn’t scoff at owning Scola even earlier than this. I also wouldn’t scoff because I have no idea how to do that.
Season Projections: .506/.771/0 3pt/17.5 pts/9.5 rbd/2.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2 tov

49. Zach Randolph – The projections below are Randolph’s floor. So there’s that. I also think we’re absolutely going to see his floor this season. So there’s that also.
Season Projections: .479/.771/0 3pt/20 pts/10.5 rbd/1.5 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

50. Antawn Jamison – Cleveland Jamison + mess of a PG  + nothin’ else = D.C. Jamison + mess of a PG + nothin’ else.
Season Projections: .458/.709/1 3pt/22 pts/8.5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2 tov

51. (54) Luol Deng – Could be a career-year for Luol – incidentally, the best Luol since Captain Albano.
Season Projections: .461/.770/0.5 3pt/15 pts/6.5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/1.5 tov

52. (53) Paul Millsap – I’ve said it before, but I’m not totally convinced Millsap will be starting all season and for seasons to come. I should probably have held onto this opinion until after my membership to the Paul Millsap Fanclub had been processed.
Season Projections: .522/.704/0 3pt/15 pts/9 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/1.5 blk/2 tov

53. (56) Aaron Brooks – This is where Brooks was ranked at the end of last season. Now imagine Ariza gone and Brooks with a more reliable outlet pass in a non-slumping Kevin Martin. Okay, now picture a winged horse. Now picture Brooks on that horse eating ice cream. I know, right!
Season Projections: .455/.840/2 3pt/18.5 pts/3 rbd/6 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

54. (51) Monta Ellis – Hate it or love it, his game don’t stop. Envy him.
Season Projections: .458/.770/0.5 3pt/21 pts/4.5 rbd/4 ast/2 stl/0 blk/ 3 tov

55. Mo Williams – Two-and-a-half threes, over 20 points and nearly seven assists comin’ in ’10, and yet … meh.
Season Projections: .439/.880/2.5 3pt/21 pts/3 rbd/6.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

56. (60) Nene Hilario – Nene is one of the sturdier centers in the league. But if you’re gonna own him, you better match him with flashier players if you want your team rising any higher than third. Nene is the sensible belt you wrap around the assless chaps that make up the rest of your team.
Season Projections: .564/.698/0 3pt/14 pts/8 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/1 blk/1.5 tov

57. (58) Gilbert Arenas – I don’t want to live in a world where Gilbert Arenas is an irrelevant basketball player.
Season Prediction: .425/.745/2.5 3ptm/19 pts/5 rbd/4.5 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

58. (59) Eric Gordon – Both Yahoo! and ESPN rank Gordon at 72. Then again, that’s also about where they ranked Rashard Lewis, so it’s clear they don’t know zits from zeros.
Season Projections: .450/.800/2 3pt/19 pts/2.5 rbd/3.5 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

59. (57) Kevin Garnett – His health was in much worse shape at the start of 2009 and he still went 15 picks before this. I doubt he’ll be around when I’m ready to draft him. I’m cagey on KG.
Season Projections: .490/.811/0 3pt/14.5 pts/7.5 rbd/3.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2 tov

60. (61) Rudy Gay – Blah percentages and only one-and-a-half assists? You may have fooled the Grizzlies this summer, Rudy Gay, but you can’t fool me.
Season Projections: .460/.750/0.5 3pt/18 pts/5.5 rbd/1.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/2 tov

61. (62) Blake Griffin – Remember when Griffin snapped his knee in a preseason game last summer? Yeah, that pain ain’t nothing compared to participating on a team coached by Vinny Del Negro.
Season Projection: .560/.656/0 3pt/17 pts/8.5 rbd/2 ast/1.5 stl/1 blk/2.5 tov

62. (63) Chris Kaman – Oh, here’s where I left all my Clippers. I was wondering where they all went.
Season Projections: .494/.722/0 3pt/14 pts/9 rbd/1.5 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2.5 tov

63. (65) Ben Gordon – Comeback player of the year? “I sure hope not.” – Tracy McGrady
Season Projections:  .434/.880/2 3pt/18.5 pts/3 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

64. (67) Andray Blatche – If his stats shine as brightly as his braces, we may have a steal at No. 67. Either that or his play might hurt as bad as nighttime headgear.
Season Projections: .477/.740/0 3pt/17 pts/7 rbd/1.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/3 tov

65. (68) Ray Allen – The good news is that Allen’s game is so low-impact that injury probably won’t be a problem for him. The bad news is that there’s no other news.
Season Projections: .465/.920/2 3pt/15 pts/3.5 rbd/3.5 ast/0.5 stl/0 blk/1.5 tov

66. (71) Roy Hibbert – Let’s just hope Hibbert’s desire to improve trumps his frustration at having to do it in Indiana.
Season Projections: .525/.759/0 3ptm/14.5 pts/7 rbd/2.5 ast/0.5 stl/2 blk/2 tov

67. (72) Jameer Nelson – Jammer’s become somewhat forgotten amid the hubbub of other guards. That’s a mistake. Fair warning. Unfair warning: yelling “Fore!” seconds before your ball dents the roof of a nearby group’s golf cart.
Season Projections: .450/.850/1.5 3pt/14.5 pts/3 rbd/6 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

68. (74) John Wall – His FG% and turnovers could sink him this season, then again he might control it and set the league on fire. Then the league would suspend him for the second half of the season for committing arson.
Season Prediction: .454/.777/1 3ptm/16 pts/4.5 rbd/6 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/3.5 tov

69. (85) Anthony Randolph - Is a sleeper still a sleeper if everyone and their hairdresser has him ranked in the top 70?
Season Projections: .440/.813/0 3pt/16.5 pts/8.5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/2 blk/2 tov

70. (75) JaVale McGee – The next four players all level out to be the same amount of risk versus reward. Playing time versus talent. Development versus option in team’s offense. Choose to taste.
Season Projections: .499/.680/0 3pt/15 pts/9.5 rbd/0.5 ast/0.5 stl/3 blk/2.5 tov

71. (98) Marcus Camby – Um, ditto, but with a horrific free throw percentage. Or is it “an horrific” free throw percentage? The h is tricky.
Season Projections: .489/.550/0 3pt/7 pts/10 rbd/1.5 ast/1 stl/2 blk/1 tov

72. (73) Channing Frye – How many other bigs are going to average 2.5 treys a game?
Season Projections: .441/.799/2.5 3pt/13 pts/6.5 rbd/1.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2 tov

73. (66) Corey Maggette – Between Maggette and Delfino, it’s good of the Bucks to fortify its SF position with two guys that sound like they’re Italian but aren’t.
Season Projections: .490/.830/0 3pt/23 pts/5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/0 blk/3 tov

74. (69) Andrew Bogut – Bogut is still expected to miss the first month of the season with a mysterious elbow/hand injury. How mysterious? Mysterious enough that they’re still not sure how his hand was so effected by his elbow whipping around like a tetherball. If he’s 100 percent healthy on your draft day, move him up 25 spots.
Season Projections: .509/.591/0 3pt/13.5 pts/11.5 rbd/2.5 ast/0.5 stl/2.5 blk/2.5 tov

75. (76) Emeka Okafor – He’s the fifth option on a team that might not make the playoffs. On the plus side, his forehead his huge.
Season Projections: .540/.601/0 3pt/12.5 pts/10 rbd/1 ast/1 stl/1.5 blk/1.5 tov

76. (77) Robin Lopez – In honor of the football season in full swing yesterday, I will compare Fro-pez to “Any Given Sunday.” Two QBs hit the skids and Al Pacino only had Jamie Foxx to which to turn. Robin is Willie Beaman. So yeah, let’s hope Jason Richardson chops Lopez’s SUV in half with a chainsaw.
Season Projections: .570/.720/0 3pt/15 pts/8 rbd/0.5 ast/0.5 stl/2 blk/2 tov

77. (91) Jrue Holiday – Somehow, someway – even if I have to reach a round or two farther than I should – I’m going to own Holiday on one of my teams.
Season Projections: .440/.765/1 3pt/13 pts/3 rbd/6 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

78. (79) Jamal Crawford – In a fair world, Crawford would get a day’s extension on his contract for every point he scores this season. Also, is it possible the Hawks thought they already extended Crawford’s contract but just got him mixed up with one of the other nine Crawfords Atlanta is employing these days?
Season Projections: .437/.850/2 3pt/19 pts/2.5 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

79. (86) Raymond Felton – Never trust a Raymond who doesn’t go by a nickname. Also, never trust Jeffrey’s who spell their name “Geoffrey.” Unless they are a giraffe. Then you should not trust them because they are a giraffe.
Season Projections: .440/.775/1 3pt/13 pts/3.5 rbd/6.5 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

80. (78) Carl Landry – I don’t love Landry’s role on the Kings. It’s a role fit for a starter on the Viscounts or Barons.
Season Projections: .522/.811/0 3pt/15 pts/6.5 rbd/1 ast/1 stl/0.5 blk/1.5 tov

81. Brandon Jennings – Jennings has been taken off the board as early as the fifth round. That’s just nuts. Don’t be nuts.
Season Projections: .420/.804/1.5 3pt/16.5 pts/3 rbd/6.5 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

82. Devin Harris – He was slightly overrated last year, then he pooped the bed. Now he’s underrated. Now’s when you swoop in. Poop = swoop.
Season Projections: .450/.805/1 3pt/18 pts/3 rbd/6.5 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/3 tov

83. Marcus Thornton – It’s not really a question whether Thornton will contribute, it’s more a question how much he’ll contribute. Is he the no. 2 guy? The no. 3? No. 4?
Season Prediction: .462/.819/2 3pt/16.5 pts/3.5 rbd/2 ast/1 stl/o blk/1 tov

84. (86) O.J. Mayo – Everyone is so up-in-arms that USC alum Reggie Bush got his Heisman taken away. Then they add that if Heisman can take away Reggie’s trophy, they should take away O.J.’s. Sheesh, you guys! O.J. went to USC, but he never played football! Some people are daft.
Season Projections: .445/.895/1.5 3pt/17 pts/4 rbd/3 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

85. (88) Andrei Kirilenko – If I was a grandmother, I’d pinch the cheeks of these projections. They’re just so adorable. It’s nice when they visit.
Season Projections: .495/.755/0.5 3pt/13.5 pts/5 rbd/3.5 ast/1.5 stl/1.5 blk/1.5 tov

86. (84) Lamar Odom – Am I the only one who thinks Khloe Kardashian isn’t THAT bad? I mean, Odom’s no Blair Underwood.
Season Projections: .475/.710/0.5 3pt/11 pts/9 rbd/3.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/2 tov

87. (89) Tony Parker – See my post on Manu Ginobili, but this time think of Tony Parker while you read it. It’ll be familiar but somehow different, like showering drunk.
Season Projections: .510/.730/0 3pt/19 pts/3.5 rbd/6 ast/1 stl/0 blk/3 tov

88. (90) Andre Miller – Dude hasn’t missed a game since junior high, so you know that you’re gonna get these projections over the course of 82 games. Note: Jinx!
Season Projections: .435/.825/0 3pt/15.5 pts/3.5 rbd/6 ast/1.5 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

89. (92) Caron Butler – At this point in the draft, this is your safe pick, if you’re into safe picks.
Season Projections: .433/.836/0.5 3pt/15 pts/5 rbd/2 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/2 tov

90. (93) Nicolas Batum – … If you’re into upside, however, you go this way.
Season Projections: .505/.855/2 3pt/12 pts/4.5 rbd/1.5 ast/1 stl/1 blk/1 tov

91. (94) Trevor Ariza – Not enough minutes in L.A., too many minutes in Houston. For once, New Orleans might be the place that disallows further disaster from happening.
Season Projections: .449/.690/1.5 3pt/14 pts/5 rbd/3.5 ast/2 stl/0.5 blk/1.5 tov

92. (70) Yao Ming – It’s simple, right? If he stays healthy, he’s worth drafting. If not, he’s not.
Season Projections: .531/.840/0 3pt/17.5 pts/8 rbd/2 ast/0 stl/2 blk/3 tov

93. (52) Andrew Bynum – I’ve never had Bynum play on any of my fantasy teams. But considering Bynum has only played on the fantasy teams that DID own him half the time, I’m confident he can’t be put any higher than this.
Season Projections: .565/.737/0 3pt/16 pts/9 rbd/1.5 ast/0.5 stl/1.5 blk/2 tov

94. (95) John Salmons - Wait! Double-check and make sure Batum wasn’t taken yet. He was? You sure? Check one more time, you’ve still got 90 seconds left on your draft clock. He’s gone, huh? Okay, Salmons it is.
Season Projections: .460/.815/1 3pt/16 pts/3 rbd/3 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2 tov

95. (80) Rodrigue Beaubois – Beaubois can be rearranged to become Abuse Bio. Dude’s gonna be punishing folks this season.
Season Projections: .490/.810/2 3ptm/17 pts/3.5 rbd/3.5 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/2.5 tov

96. DeMarcus Cousins – Same deal as with Batum: huge upside, limited risk. The only difference here is that the media thinks this guy chews heads off bats and is seconds away from exploding like a pinata.
Season Prediction: .540/.645/0 3pt/15 pts/7 rbd/1 ast/1 stl/2 blk/2.5 tov

97. Samuel Dalembert – Steady contributor at a weak position.
Season Projections: .519/.715/0 3pt/8 pts/9 rbd/0.5 ast/0.5 stl/2 blk/1.5 tov

98. Jose Calderon – This time last season, we were all pretty sure Joey Kettle was on his way to being a top 10 PG in this league. Perhaps it was a slow-roasting kettle and 2010 is dinner time. Season Projections: .490/.860/1 3pt/11.5 pts/3 rbd/6 ast/1 stl/0 blk/2.5 tov

99. (100) George Hill – You know who this slot is for? It’s for the guy who should probably be ranked three or four spots lower than this, but whom I like better than Rashard Lewis. Suck on that, Rashard Lewis.
Season Projections: .465/.769/1 3pt/15 pts/3 rbd/4.5 ast/1 stl /0.5 blk /1.5 tov

100. (64) Greg Oden – Last chance Oden. My belief in you has long been er’oden. Another lost season is strictly verb’oden.
Season Projections: .560/.715/0 3pt/14 pts/9 rbd/1 ast/0.5 stl/2.5 blk/2 tov

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  1. Love your blog. But what happened to the Cousins article? I read it in the feed but I don’t see it anywhere. I wanted to ask how you think having a coach like the one in Sacramento affects his risk. This coach seems as bad as the one in Oakland in terms of never knowing who is going to play.

  2. Adam

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    @Frank Kim: Sorry ’bout that. I wanted to fix something in the post. It’ll be up later today.

    I actually don’t think Westphal is a bad coach – certainly not Nellie bad. I do worry about the sheer number of solid pieces he’ll have to play with. The team is stacked with a bunch of B+ players (and Evans), but they’re all young (and Dalembert). So, yeah, it’s going to take some time to figure out where those pieces fall. There are three Kings in the bottom 25 of this list. That’s not an accident. They’re all players with tremendous potential, but I just have no way of knowing how it’s all going to shake out. That’s to say nothing of Casspi, Udrih, Thompson and Greene.

  3. wynams says:
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    Thanks Adam!

    Do you happen to know if there will be any Razzball commenter hoops leagues?

  4. Adam

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    @wynams: I’ve been sending out feelers the last few weeks. Razz Hoops is still pretty new and I wanted to make sure it was something people would be interested in.

    I’ve been getting pretty positive feedback, so I think me might just do it. Keep an eye out in the next few weeks for more info.

  5. Chris says:
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    Talk to me for a commentator hoops league that’d be great. And that Sabotage joke? Perfect, considering Adam looks like he’d be in the Beastie Boys.

  6. Adam

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    @Chris: Ha! Thanks, but there’s only room for one Adam in the Beasties and Yauch took my spot.

  7. ETMcgee says:
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    how can you have yao in the 70s and Marcus Camby at the end of the top 100? Camby-man has been a perennial top 20 player (avg) and his situation is pretty much the same (rebounds and blocks and steals).

    If you are having camby this low, then you have to believe that oden is going to cut into his production. Which begs the question: Where does oden belong on the list?

    In my opinion oden should be drafted shortly after yao, since both guys are likely to be injured but will put up big numbers if they actually play. Oden was a top 25 player last year before getting hurt. There is no way anyone should draft Bynum where you have him ranked, especially if you are going that low in canby/yao/oden.

  8. Adam

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    @ETMcgee: I’m not convinced Camby’s situation IS the same. He’s going to be sharing time with Oden (and eventually Pryzbilla). It’s a roll of the dice whether a) any of Portland’s bigs make it through the season and b) how playing time shakes out. It’s clear though, if all are healthy, Oden is this team’s starter and the 36-year-old Camby will be asked to slink into the twilight of his NBA career from the bench.

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    I think you’re being overly cautious with Camby there. He only played 31 and change minutes a game last year and still manged a per game BBM rank of 16 for 9 cat play. Even if he sinks down to 27mpg he’s still wildly likely to outperform a pick near 100. I also think there’s a great chance that Portland uses Camby to limit Oden’s minutes this season, and I can see Oden playing something like 28mpg for most of the year. Obviously that means Camby plays some PF, but there’s room for that in the rotation.

    Other random thoughts…

    I think Jrue is low and your stat projections seem like an odd mixed bag of his season stats and late season stats. I think he’s more likely to put up a line that looks something like…

    Season Projections: .460/.765/1.3 3pt/13 pts/3.5 rbd/6 ast/1.5 stl/0.5 blk/3 tov

    … plus he’s got the upside to hit 2 threes and/or grab 2 Stl per. Anyway, I’d rank him closer to the 60’s at the very least.

    I also think that strapping on your assless chaps at 58, two picks before you belt them up, might sound like it makes sense from a ‘putting on actual assless chaps’ point of view, but from a fantasy hoops point of view I think it might be more like asking Eddy Curry to watch your Big Mac while you go to the washroom. In this case I think that the sensible belt ought to be ranked a higher than 60th. Nene ranked out at 26th for 9 cat last year, and I think ranking a lot lower than 40th is too low.

    In general I think the ranking are quite good though, and I applaud the single-midedness it takes to be that consistently funny for that many player comments. Nicely done sir.

  10. Adam

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    @Fenris-77: I’m surprised at the willingness of people to support a 37-year-old, injury magnet on a team with three quality centers. I better go back and re-evaluate. While I’m at it, I might as well give guacamole and “The Big Bang Theory” another chance too.

  11. Fenris-77 says:
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    Dude, BBT is a quality show. If a revalation regarding Marcus Camby is what it takes for you to re-evaluate your inner geek then I think it’s worth doing.

  12. Fenris-77 says:
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    Hmm, technology cut me off there, but I’ll soldier on (sans spell check, sadly). At some point you have look past straight age and look at recent play. You know and I know that Camby is older than a whole host of biblical regulars, but that won’t stop him from putting up top 50 numbers on the season. Is that me arguing aginst type, and possibly even against common sense? Sure, but that’s not the same thing as being wrong.

  13. Adam

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    @Fenris-77: We’ll see. I’m staying agnostic on Camby. It’s not that I know he’ll underperform, I don’t know anything for certain. I just have reason to believe he’ll underperform.

    I guess for the sake of that $10,000 I bet on Joel Przybilla to win Comeback Player of the Year, I kinda hope Camby DOES underperform. Papa needs a new pair of shoes (along with an additional $9,970).

  14. Alan says:
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    Hey I have a question, In yahoo rankings they have Baron Davis, Aaron Brooks, Devin Harris, Raymond Felton all kind of together in the 50’s area. Who would you try to grab and try and avoid with these options? This is for a H2H ideal situation.

    Also do you agree with the concept of grabbing your PG stats early and big man stats late? I like to grab 4 PG’s all bright, whats your opinion

  15. Alan says:
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    Also, what is your opinion on John Wall and Arenas. They have them both ranked in the same area but obviously one will shine better than the other. This is also pertaining to H2H leagues

  16. Adam

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    @Alan: If you can have any of those four, avoid Davis. Target either Brooks or Harris. I like Wall’s upside more than Gil’s at this point, but I think they can both have solid seasons together.

  17. Dan says:
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    Hey I am in a H2H 16 team keeper league… we Keep 6
    Here what I am down too, any advice? FG% plays a big part in the scoring

    PG Mo Williams
    SG Mayo
    SF Gallinari
    PF Love
    C Lopez
    C McGee
    F Beasley
    G Terrance Willams

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    @Dan: That Lopez is Brook Lopez

  19. Adam

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    @Dan: BroLo, Rooster, Love, Mo, JaVelevator, and the Mayo Clinic

  20. Bryce says:
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    first time doing a roto league – 9 category TO league with 10 people – tell me how you think my draft went:
    Deron Williams, Tyreke Evans, Kevin Martin, Luol Deng, Barnangi, T.Murphy, Brook Lopez, Biedrins, Jrue, Jameer, Marcus Thorton, Dejuan Blair, Hickson, and Derozan

  21. Adam

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    @Bryce: Well done. I might ditch Thornton (for now anyway) and get a back-up SF for Deng. Someone like Austin Daye or Terrence Williams seem to still be available in a lot of 10-team drafts.

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