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At the close of Week 6, One Piece has remained bulletproof atop the standings. If he were streaking toward the end zone, he’d be watching himself on the Jumbotron and considering whether to start high-stepping now or in another 10 yards. Because of this, I thought it might be interesting to look at how many games are left in the fantasy season and try to show the league activity through the prism of games played.

At this point in the season teams should be hovering somewhere between 200 and 210 games played (215-225 as of Thursday night) of their 660 total games available for the season. As it stood after Tuesday’s games, only two teams were under this target, eight were somewhere in the 200-210 range and 50 of y’all are over, including Games Played leader Team Joniuscaesar, who’s played 271 games in six weeks (45.2 games played per week). If he continues with this pace, he’ll max out halfway through Week 15 (April 4-ish), leaving him with about 21-22 days left in the season. What I’m saying is, maybe pump the brakes a bit.The league-wide Games Played average as of Tuesday night’s games rested at 228.9.

Unsurprisingly, all five league divisions are ahead of the pace led by All-Star Dance-Off ’08, who are collectively averaging 241.5 GP. Wall’s Dougie is second, averaging 239.2 GP. Next is Dream Shake (227.6), Chili Shimmy (223) and the slow ‘n’ steady Big Ball Dance League with 213.2.

In individual team news, both of this week’s biggest dropoffs come from the Big Ball Dance Division. Carmelo Square Garden fell 16 places from 26th overall to 42nd. Coca sCola fell 10 spots from 14th to 24th. CSG had a bunch of strugglers last week who either missed a game or two or struggled enough that owners wished they had just sat out (Caron Butler, Stuckey, Rudy Gay, Shump). Coca sCola was forced to continue on without Deng, while also losing Batum and a couple bad performances from Hedo and Monta. None of that is going to help take some of the shine off of fellow Big Ball Dancer, One Piece.

Meanwhile, over in the All-Star Dance-Off ’08 Division, The BETTERANS saw a nifty 12-spot rise from 18th to 6th despite also still being without Luol Deng and Nicolas Batum. The biggest difference between sCola and this team is that this team got monster minutes out of Andre Miller, saw the return of Stephen Curry, with a Bayless/Farmar kicker. Most importantly however, the BETTERANS are using the games played smartly (203) and not wasting games on underachieving players. That will help his per game averages and probably his season totals. The biggest rise of the week goes to Count to a Trillion from the Chili Shimmy League. Trillion rose 15 spots from 28th to 13th. Dude simply has a team humming on all cylinders right now. Andre Miller, Kemba, Millsap, Terry … these are some of the hottest name of the last week. It’s hard to top a guy when a lot of his secondary players are playing like primary ones.

Week 6 spreadsheet here.

  1. No longer dead last, nice! I think looking at the scoring spreadsheet helped me understand that starting my garbage players everyday will do nothing but destroy my averages, and in turn, my ranking. My hopes are shot this year, but next season I will, first, understand the scoring system, and second, not autodraft my team. No excuses for this year, as I have been garbage, but the artist formerly known as Luc Richard Mbah a Moute will rise again!

  2. Foot says:
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    I believe all of these leagues were set up with a max games limit of 82 per position; obviously this has a big effect on the calculations in this post

  3. Adam

    Adam says:
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    @RASHEED WALLACE!: Ha! Awesome. I’ve found that the best way to get better at fantasy hoops (other than read this shizz right here) is to have a feel for the specific numbers you’re aiming to hit week-after-week and night-after-night. Knowing that will better help you evaluate who is helping your team and who’s hurting it. And, yeah, autodrafting doesn’t help.

    @Foot: Yes, but ESPN, by my understanding reset those settings (along with the settings across all its fantasy leagues) from 82 to 66 games per position. Several league members said this earlier in the season and I believe, ESPN noted it on each of the league’s home pages.

  4. Zebo says:
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    @Adam: Drop Parsons for Greivis Vasquez?

  5. A Hill O' Beans says:
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    Adam,

    Our league, All-Star Dance-Off ’08, is still set to an 82 game limit. Should we be changing it? Can we get a consensus of what all the other RCL leagues are set to? We’ve had some discussions about this in our league and it sounded like we were supposed to keep it at 82, but now I’m not so sure. Thanks Adam.

  6. Joey the Kid says:
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    head to head 8 cat league

    was offered Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett,

    for my

    Nash, Gallinari, Shumpert

    Do I pull the trigger and sell high on nash and gallo and buy low on Carmelo?

  7. SmokeTNT says:
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    Tinsley?

  8. Adam

    Adam says:
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    @Zebo: Sure, though I don’t foresee Vasquez remaining a solid fantasy option through April.

    @A Hill O’ Beans: Hmm. Let me look into it. I’m not sure at the moment.

    @Joey the Kid: Nah, I don’t like the deal. Gallo is too valuable.

    @SmokeTNT: Weird, huh? Just proves what I’ve been saying all along that Minutes Played are the most valuable statistic in fantasy basketball.

  9. Ryan says:
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    So I’ve got new interesting trade offer here. You think this trade makes sense for me? I trade Lowry and Odom for josh smith and jason terry.

    14 team h2h keeper
    pg stephen curry
    sg Paul pierce
    g kyle lowry
    sf kevin durant
    pf markieff morris
    f andre igoudala
    c amare staudamire
    c javale mcgee
    util rodrigue beaubois
    util evan turner
    bn Lamar odom
    bn bryon mullins
    bn jarryd bayless

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Ryan, How you gonna compete in assists?

      • Ryan says:
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        @Adam, If I can try and get Nash instead of terry, then do I win this trade?

        • Adam

          Adam says:
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          @Ryan, Yup.

  10. Joey the Kid says:
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    @ Adam:

    Agreed, I think I am going to counter offer him with

    Carmelo and D-Wade for Nash Gallo and Shumpert

    Better? Reasonable?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Joey the Kid, Better, sure. But if I was the ‘Melo/Wade owner, no way would I consider that offer.

  11. Jeff says:
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    Hey Adam,

    Should I start Ed Davis or James Johnson tonight ? They are playing the wizards and I need more blocks. So basically who do u think will block more tonight?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Jeff, Go Johnson. He’s been better up until this point. No guarantees, but Davis has never really shown an acute ability to swat.

  12. Rob says:
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    Should I trade Rubio and Cousins for Manu and Dirk?

    Rest of my Team:

    Rose
    Wall
    Devin Harris
    Ridnour
    James Johnson
    Marshon Brooks
    Gallinari
    David Lee
    Javale McGee
    Shumpert
    Roddy B
    Reggie Williams

    Been struggling in FG% and FT% and think this would help. Should have enough assists to cover, but taking some big risk bringing on both Dirk and Manu. Would also set me back a little in Rebounds and Blocks. Need help!

    • Adam

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      @Rob, Two months ago, that would have been an insane trade offer. Today? It’s just too much risk. I’d pass.

  13. Lou says:
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    Whats your take on Jason Thompson? Product of circumstance or is he gonna get 25-30 mins on the reg?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Lou, It’s a good question. I imagine his minutes will follow his production. So, for now, I wouldn’t be surprised if he finds at least 25 mpg until he stops double-doubling. I also imagine it won’t be long before he stops double-doubling.

  14. Clyde Prompto says:
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    Howdy, Adam. I’m holding Baron and Sessions in a 12 team roto league. Would you lose either of them for a recently dropped Andray Blatche?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Clyde Prompto, Maybe Baron. I’m getting worried that his starting date will keep getting pushed further and further back. If you really need assists, I’d stand pat, though.

  15. Sawx10 says:
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    Adam,

    I have a pretty solid team (PG- Conley, SG – Fields, PF – Monroe, C- Jefferson) aside from my SF (Delfino/Amir Johnson). I’ve been waiting on Johnson and starting Delfino but I can’t really count on either at this point. Since its a 24 team league I’m ok with having crap at one position but are there any sleepers that I should target for the rest of the season (outside of the top 250 or that I could swing a trade with some of my bench: L. Williams, G. Ayon, R. Evans, E. Kanter?)

    Thanks!

  16. Whiskey Diet says:
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    Yo Adam, what’s good?

    In a 12 Team H2H 5×5 league, my guards are:

    Rondo
    Tyreke
    Lou Williams
    Shumpert
    Farmar
    B. Davis

    Drop any of them for Barbosa, Jo. Crawford, Greivis, Klay Thompson?

    Also Booker or Illyasova for ROS?

    Appreciate ya man.

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Whiskey Diet, Drop Farmar for Greivis. Also, Ilyasova.

  17. Benny says:
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    Kenyon Martin just signed with the Clippers. What do you think he’ll average on that team and does he hold any value in a 12 team league? He’s probably the third best big man behind Blake and Jordan.

    • Adam

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      @Benny, Quick projection (subject to change):

      13-17 mpg .500/.595/0 3ptm/7 pts/5 rbd/1 ast/0.5 stl/0.5 blk/1 tov

  18. Shawn says:
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    someone wants my Landry Fields for DeMar DeRozan…
    thats a yes right? Demar over Fields?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Shawn, Yeah, unless you believe that Fields is on an upswing and DeRozan is on a permanent low, which is not an insane position to take.

  19. Jeff says:
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    Hey Adam,

    I was offered Derrick Rose, Marcin Gortat, Dirk and Ty Lawson for my Cp3, jennings and rondo. What do u think?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Jeff, That’s a point guard-a-palooza. Five of the 10 best PGs in the league, plus Dirk!?! Sheeeeeiiit.

      I’d prefer the CP3 trio. Especially now that Rondo is set to return.

  20. Shawn says:
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    ur the man! thanks for all the advise! I added you to Twitter! Shawnbzilla!
    thanks again man, you’ve been helping me for years.

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Shawn, Hey, thanks. Glad to hear it.

  21. Big Mike says:
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    Should I play or sit Vince Carter and Lamar Odom?
    thinking about my %’s
    thinking about sitting both. im up on both FG and FT 6/3 lead 63 points ahead yet he has Dwilliams – Westbrook – Klove and Bynum playing tonight and tomorrow.

    IM winning in FG/FT/3′s/TO’s/Points/AST – im ahead by 15 in assist. I have Ljames playing tonight and Rose tomorrow.. James sunday…
    should I sit some players to protect my FG(.5019) and FT .7681.
    he is FG.4565 FT.7442?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Big Mike, It doesn’t sound like you need to play either, but if you want to play one, play Vince.

  22. EK says:
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    Spec add Sessions for Roddy B?
    Any thoughts on what kind of numbers Sessions might put up if dealt to the Lakers?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @EK, Eventually, I’d imagine somewhere around 25 mpg, 12/5/6, with maybe 1.5 3ptm+stl+blk.

  23. Lance says:
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    Is Hawes a buy low?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Lance, As long as Philly’s second-best C is Tony Battie, then yes.

  24. SmokeTNT says:
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    JR Smith worth adding?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @SmokeTNT, Wait ‘n’ see.

  25. Ben says:
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    I just dropped Shumpert for Pekovic.
    I was wondering if I should drop Gooden, Batum, Collison, or Turkoglu for Shumpert, Ginobili, or Brooks.
    Im in a daily lineup league so…and im currently a middle of the road team in my league.

    • Adam

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      @Ben, I might consider dropping Turkoglu for Manu. Depends on if you can bridge the gap between now and when Ginobili returns.

  26. Rob says:
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    Adam:
    In one of my leagues I received an offer Boris Diaw for my Amir Johnson.

    When I research rhis, to me it looks like a coin flip. Thoughts?

    • Tony says:
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      @Rob, i’d almost gamble on Boris…. it is about a coin flip, but in Toronto its a grab bag for playing time, its very annoying, i’m in an 18 team league and i own ed davis and amir, it sucks…. Boris has cooled off but he’s still at least getting consistent playing time, IMO he’ll get his stuff together before amir does or ever gets a chance to this year.

  27. Steve Stevenson says:
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    Drop James Johnson or Ilyasova for Biyombo, or hold? Pts league with dbl-dbl bonus. Also, what do you think of Lin? If he gets the starting job, any chance he sticks?

    • Adam

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      @Steve Stevenson, I’d leave Biyombo and Lin. Both teams are grasping at straws. Getting one good game or even a couple is one thing, but they’re both just so raw, it won’t take long for defenses to shut them down and make them less valuable than they appeared over the weekend.

  28. Rob says:
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    Tony: as I think about it you are right. Better to go with the dude with certain playing time that the dude that is less certain. Trade accepted.

  29. thegrave says:
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    I’m in a 14 team h2h 9-cat league with a maximum move limit for the season… so I have to make my moves count…

    Who do I drop out of Richard Jefferson, Dejuan Blair, Shumpert, Greives Vasquez or James Johnson and who do I pick up out of Jerry Bayless, Marshon Brooks, Courtney Lee, Chandler Parsons, Leandro Barbosa? I don’t like it but the max move limit makes me have to consider the ROS-value for these guys.

    Team is:
    PF/C: Serge Ibaka, Dejuan Blair
    C: Dalembert, Tyson Chandler
    PF: Bismack Biyombo
    PG: Brandon Jennings, Kyle Lowry
    PG/SG: Iman Shumpert, Greives Vasquez
    SF: Kevin Durant, Richard Jefferson
    SG/SF: James Harden
    SF/PF: James Johnson

    thanks!

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @thegrave, I’d drop either Blair or Shumpert and grab either Bayless or Parsons depending on specific need.

      • thegrave says:
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        @Adam, Hey thanks for the advice…

        I went ahead and picked up Bayless(dropping Dejuan Blair) in the hope that Bayless carves out consistent minutes… and for the possibility that Calderon might be traded. It’s not that fun owning two Raptors though haha.

        I’m still considering getting Marshon Brooks… he’s like 2-3 weeks away? But I’d probably be dropping Richard Jefferson(or possibly Greives Vasquez if EG comes back) to pick him up and though unspectacular… Richard Jefferson has still been getting me 2+ 3pters a game. Brooks would be preferable but I’m worried about his minutes when he comes back, Anthony Morrow’s better play, and also Brook Lopez’ return… It’s quite a competitive league though.. so Brooks won’t be on the wire for much longer. Not sure what to do here. Prob will continue to sit/hesitate until someone else snakes him.

        Am I thinking along the right lines here? Any suggestions?

  30. TJ says:
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    Gooden & DarCo for Garnett & Thaddeus Young. Would you do it? My team is strong in assists with Nash & Dre Miller.

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @TJ, I’d probably pass. But what categories are you weakest in, that you’re hoping this deal would remedy?

      • TJ says:
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        @Adam, Im strong in the percentages, assists, and TO, but mid to weak in the other categories. Hoping to get some blocks and steals out of the deal, while scoring and rebounds to be a wash, and preserving my strength in percentages.

  31. noz says:
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    dudley, hayward, pekovich, hawes…need 2

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @noz, Dudley, Hawes.

  32. Joey the Kid says:
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    @Adam, @ Everyone

    His:Paul George and Jason Thompson

    for

    My:Roy Hibbert

    Thompson and George have been on fire…Pull the trigger?

    standard 8 category head to head league.

    • Adam

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      @Joey the Kid, Yeah. The other guy clearly thinks both of his two are flukes and he’s selling high. Hibbert’s juuuust weak enough that you can afford to gamble on at least one of your acquisitions to prove out.

      • Joey the Kid says:
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        @Adam,

        I agree, the ESPN player rater has George as a top 20 player so far this year, and he provides you with production in nearly every category. If i can get thompson to give me around 8 rebounds a game from here on out this could be a big win for me.

        Thanks for the help, you’re the man.

        • Joey the Kid says:
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          @Joey the Kid,

          Who should i drop to complete the deal?

          Afflalo, G-Henderson, Ed Davis, Salmons

          • Joey the Kid says:
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            @Adam,

            Oops, that last one was supposed to be to you, not myself. haha

          • Adam

            Adam says:
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            @Joey the Kid, Salmons.

  33. Jeff Tweedy says:
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    11 team, 9 category roto, 66 game max.

    I’ve been offered JaVale for Tyreke.
    I feel I have a little depth at G with Billups and Parker and I could use a premier shot blocker. I’m not sure what is happening with JaVale’s minutes recently. Make the move or rely on Hawes and/or Lopez in UTIL roles to make up points?

    I’m currently 3rd to last in BLKs, but 3rd overall in the league…peripheral category considerations are FT% and TO.
    FG% – 2nd, FT% – 6th, 3PTM – 9th, PTS – 2nd, REB – 3rd (1st and 2nd locked up), AST – 1st, ST – tied 3rd, BLK – 9th, TO – 10th

    PG – Rose (PG)
    SG – Harden (SG,SF)
    G – Evans (PG,SG)
    SF – LBJ (SF,PF)
    PF – Al Jefferson (PF,C)
    F- KG (PF,C)
    C – Monroe (C)
    UTIL – Billups (PG,SG)
    UTIL – Parker (PG)
    BN – Shumpert (PG,SG)
    BN – Hawes (C)
    BN – James Johnson (SF,PF)
    BN – B. Lopez (C)

    • Adam

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      @Jeff Tweedy, It’s not a bad idea, with Lopez on his way back, to get a complimentary guy to really give your team a boost. In a vacuum, I’d rather have Evans, but I think the trade could work out for you, given the makeup of your team.

  34. CL says:
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    Adam – Kaman is coming back to the Hornets tonight and with injuries to Landry and Smith, he could see decent playing time. Do you think they’ll try to showcase him a bit to bring about better trade offers before the deadline? Is he worth picking up? I’d probably drop Devin Harris or Bayless. Which would you drop?

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      @CL,

      I know you weren’t asking me, but i had the same idea too. I would probably hold off until you see what he does or does not do after the first game back.

      Gustavo Ayon is the guy I’d actually watch even closer because he has put up some ridiculous numbers in games where he’s played only 15 minutes. I like where your head’s at though.

    • Adam

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      @CL, In addition to what JtK said (which I think was a good point), I wouldn’t drop Harris or Bayless simply on speculation of what he might Kaman do. That could come back to bite you. I don’t think Kaman’s ceiling is that high, even if given an uptick in minutes.

      • CL says:
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        @Adam, @Joey the Kid

        I think at this point I’m just looking for a reason to drop Devin Harris. He’s been useless and from the few Jazz games i’ve seen this year, it looks like he can’t play anymore. A lot of hesitation and not attacking the basket at all… or really dishing to anyone. Either of you think he’ll turn that around and be at least respectable? Or should I try and replace him with someone who can at least contribute?

        • Joey the Kid says:
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          @CL,

          I think he’s a hold, but you need to come to grips with the fact that he’s not what he used to be. Instead of banking on 16 pts and 7 asts, look for 12 points and 5.5 asts (which is a slight uptick, and what i expect the rest of the way). Once you start expecting the latter stats, he will become much less of a letdown. Classic example of a mid-season value adjustment.

          Hope that helped.

  35. Rick says:
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    Since I’ve been struggling primarily at FG%, 3PTM, and TOs, would you be ok with trading Wall for Lowry or Iguodala? Lowry won’t help any at FG%, but he will help in the other needed categories (while also giving a boost in STLs). And Iggy is just solid, if unspectacular, across the board.

    My other option would be trading Parker (who also doesn’t shoot any 3s), but I feel like losing his efficiency and ASTs would hurt me more. He also doesn’t have flashy “big name” value anymore to get me a whole lot in a trade.

    • Adam

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      @Rick, I’d be fine with trading for either, if you can. I’m just not sure you’ll be able to. Maybe you’ll find someone who overvalues Wall because of name value (which is a weird development considering Wall was underrated last season and only has 1.5 total seasons under his NBA belt).

  36. Tony says:
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    @adam: 18 team H2H fantasy pts league, in my utl slot who do I start? Iman Shumpert 4gms, Evan Turner 4gms or Amir Johnson 4gms?

    I would throw danny green in there too but he only plays 3.

    • Adam

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      @Tony, It’s between Shump and turner. Go Shumpert. His shot’s been just as off as Turner’s recently, but the Knicks’ four games are against weaker defenses than the Sixers’.

  37. HotRod says:
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    12-Team H2H Category

    My Team
    (Starters)
    PG – Wall
    SG – Curry
    SF – Joe Johnson
    PF – Pau
    C – DeAndre
    C – Noah
    G – Pierce
    F – Garnett

    (Bench)

    Mo Williams
    Beasley
    Jason Thompson
    Landry
    Bismack
    Morrow

    A guy in my league has a logjam at PG, and is willing to deal any of these 3 (D-Will, Jennings or Westbrook) He is looking for a SF… I want D-Will…Double Doubles & Assists are a category I am looking to improve…so he would be the perfect get.

    Do you think giving Joe Johnson & KG for D-Will is too much?? Joe straight up for D-Will was accepted, but vetoed…

    • Adam

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      @HotRod, Why was it vetoed? I mean, under what grounds? It’s lopsided, but not demonstrably so. To answer your first question, I think JJ and KG for Deron would be fine for your purposes, especially if you plug Thompson into the lineup and he continues on as he has (though I’m somewhat dubious about that).

      • HotRod says:
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        @Adam,

        IMO it was vetoed because of my history of trade raping people. I know, BS. I agree it is lopsided, but the guy has 3 pg’s and really needed a SF. With our format, he was having to sit one of those 3 PG’s on many nights. I have been tight-lipped about the veto, but you think I should/have the right to raise a stink??

        Would you rather see me give him Beasley with JJ than KG?

        • Adam

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          @HotRod, Ah, trade rape: the best of all rapes. If you’re cool making a 2:1 trade, then I’d suck up the veto and make the offer. If THAT gets vetoed, then I’d make a stink. And, yeah, I value KG over Beasley.

          • HotRod says:
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            @Adam,

            Yeah. the hell with it, I made the offer for KG & JJ. (Kept Beasley cause of his SF/PF eligibility vs. KG only PF…

            For your enoyment, I did make a post with a few jabs on our league site, and this is one of the responses I have got so far.

            “I vetoed it because I offered Gallanari for Williams. Who is just as good as Johnson, compare the stats, but is also SF and PF eligible (both positions jon asked for). Jon countered with Jennings for Gallanari. So I didnt understand how your trade was any better then mine. If you would have thrown someone else in there with the trade I wouldn’t have vetoed it.”

            Really dude??? You should have just kept that reasoning to yourself…

            Thanks for the advice Adam.

            • Adam

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              @HotRod, Hmm. I’m a big fan of laying out some sort of veto guidelines before the season starts. If everyone agrees that “fair” is a veto-able offense, then cool. But if fair is an issue, “fair” needs to be defined. Generally, I don’t complain or veto anything, but we’ve all been victims to questionable vetoes.

  38. Eng says:
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    Adam, would you rather own Favors or Bayless?

  39. Lance says:
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    How would you rank: James Johnson, Amir Johnson and Jason Thompson?

    • Adam

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      @Lance, Thompson, Johnson, Johnson. (This way, it would be impossible for me to be totally wrong!)

      No, just kidding. Thompson, James then Amir.

  40. Eng says:
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    Please consider Jameer Nelson in that 3 as well. BTW, what is this new format and “moderation” malarky?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Eng, It doesn’t seem like your comments are being moderated, meaning you post something, it SHOULD go straight through. Is that not happening? For example, I did not push your comment through. It appeared on its own.

      Anyway, I’d go Bayless, Favors, then Nelson.

  41. Eng says:
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    Thanks for the response. It said “your comment is awaiting moderation”. Maybe a glitch on my comp, I haven’t posted in a while so I was thinking it was a new policy but no big deal. Glad to see you’re keeping up the top notch work on this site btw.

  42. HotRod says:
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    When would be a good time to pick up Wilson Chandler? When is he coming back?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @HotRod, Last I heard, Chandler is still in China. His team made the playoffs and probably won’t be available for another week or two. Then it looks like he’ll return to Denver. I’d grab him as soon as word gets out that he’s been signed by an NBA club.

  43. Eng says:
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    Actually, one last question. Would you drop Rich Jefferson for Bayless? Both will be bench players and it just seems the higher upside is Bayless, esp with Manu returning. Jeff has been ice cold for weeks now.

    • Adam

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      @Eng, Thanks for the kinds words in the previous comment. Also, I’d prefer Bayless over Jefferson at this point. For better or for worse, Jerryd is playing an integral part of this Raptors lineup and he’s shown some versatility. Jefferson … hasn’t.

  44. Whiskey Diet says:
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    Adam,

    Drop Baron for Kidd, Farmar, G. Hill, C. Lee?

    Looking for ROS and am willing to wait on one of the injured guys.

    Thanks, G

    • Adam

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      @Whiskey Diet, If you’re willing to wait, keep Baron. Depending on how things go with Lin, you might want to grab Kidd. But I want to see a couple more games from Lin before I start worrying. A lot of underwhelming players have had two nice games in a row.

  45. Feeding the Abscess

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    I have Ibaka, Trevor Booker, Ty Thomas, James Johnson, and Brand in a 12 team league. Wade is my PG. As you can imagine, I’m killing it in steals and blocks, but I’m really lacking in rebounding and scoring. Losing Manu really killed me, and SJax has been an unmitigated disaster. Picked up Gooden, Richardson, Bayless at the right times.

    Would Wade plus any of my big men be a fair deal for LeBron?

    • Adam

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      @Feeding the Abscess, It would be fair, but if I’m the owner of LeBron, and I’m taking two players on instead of the one player I already have, I’m going to want to get $1.25 back on my dollar. A lot of times equal 2-for-1 trades don’t work because an entire roster spot is at stake. I’m not sure that Wade+any of those guys = slightly more than fair. Therefore, I’m not sure LeBron’s owner will go for fair. You can certainly offer, but very often, a trade like that gets rejected.

  46. noz says:
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    drop kidd for lin?

  47. noz says:
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    let me try that again. drop kidd for lin, hayward, biyombo, sessions, or none of the above?

    • Adam

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      @noz, Gotta go with Lin, right? Right.

  48. Mr Duck Fat says:
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    Budinger or Kleiza?

    • Adam

      Adam says:
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      @Mr Duck Fat, Kleiza.

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