“ Energy and persistence conquer all things.” (Benjamin Franklin)

We’re past the three-quarter turn of the NBA fantasy season. This week starts the fantasy playoff, and only half of our teams will fight to be the winner of the Razzball Commenter Leagues. Congratulations to Pikachu, the winner of the best record for the regular season. Taking a look at the Pikachu’s team demonstrate the importance of a good draft.

Pikachu’s team draft analysis:

Player Player value Draft selection
Victor Oladipo  8 40
Damian Lillard  10  16
Nikola Jokic  13 9
Josh Richardson  33 112
Dirk Nowitzki  41  Added from waiver
Jamal Murray  46  64
Spencer Dinwiddie  55 Added from waiver
T.J. Warren  62  105

As the board shows, a good draft goes a long way to becoming a fantasy championship team.


Here is how the action went down in Week 21 across our 12 RCL Leagues:

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Experts League: Tarch Tadness lost to Krishna Ligas 1-8, but is the regular season winner. Andrew’s Team was the last of our fantasy experts to reach the playoffs, winning 6-3. Dream Killers added Larry Nance Jr. and Bojan Bogdanovic, a third-round value over the past two weeks averaging 20.3 pts, 2.4 3pts, and 1.1 stls. Krishna Ligas acquired Brook Lopez and Caris LeVert.

Straight Cash Homie: Team GIANT (7-2) jumped to third place, prohibiting Fenris-77 from making the playoffs. The final playoff position went to SCH1-Celestial Being. Cronos Possessed defeated OsamaRazz2 6-3 and finished in second. Team GIANT added Nernels Noel. If he continues to see 25 minutes a night, can be a source of blocks, rebounds, and steals. Well done Osama Razz2 adding the Dennis Schroder.

Straight Cash Homie 2: jasper’s Team jumped to first place, as he beat Phenomenal Cock 8-1. Likewise, the former number one Akeem’s Dream Team lost to Brow’s full 82?, who finished in third. jasper’s Team was very active adding Jonathan Isaac, Mike Muscala, and Wesley Matthews. Akeem’s Dream Team acquired Mario Hezonja; if Evan Fournier misses time, he will be a monster fantasy asset.

Straight Cash Homie 3: Muggsy Bollers defeated the leader Rodmans Peacekeepers, while The KAT’s Meow beat the second-placed team, Onions! In an interesting match, Boogie’s Low Ceiling beat Klark Shark 7-2. The key to this victory was Anthony Davis, as the Pelicans player notched a triple-double with 25 pts, 11 rebs, and 10 blks in Sunday’s loss to the Jazz. Davis‘ 10 blocks are the most in a contest in two years. Hassan Whiteside recorded 11 in 2016.

Straight Cash Homie 4: Matokie Slaughter is the first seed for the playoff, as he defeated my team TonyRP firmly. get picky with it lost first place despite defeating the strong Nevitt’s Polyester 5-4. I finally found some centers for my team, TonyRP, with Kelly Olynick and Nernels Noel, two speculative players with interesting upside, especially the last one. SCH4-Celestial Being acquired Mario Hezonja.

Straight Cash Homie 5In an interesting match with second place at stake, Klark Shark beat the leader Olympic Team 6-3. Hals’s Team will be second, despite losing to Team Blitzball. Only two adds last week, with SON adding Yogi Ferrell and SCH-5 Celestial Being adding Mario Hezonja.

Straight Cash Homie 6: SON with four wins in a row ends up in the fourth place. He has three top 15 fantasy players over the last month: Karl-Anthony Towns (6) again with a strong finish of the season, Kyle Lowry (11) averaging 3.3 3pts, 16.4 pts, 5.1 rebs, 7.7 asts, and 1.2 stls, and finally Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (15) with elite stats in 3pts (3.2) and steals (1.5).    RJC’s Team added Dwight PowellOver the last 14 games, Powell is averaging 13.0 pts, 8.6 rebs, 0.9 stls, and 0.4 blks on 61.3 FG%. White Walker Pornos added Kent Bazemore.

RAZZblueBALLS: With nothing at stake, the top two teams, GasOl(d) Anthem and Mamba, won their respective games. Both Osama Razz1 and Matokie Slaughter jumped into playoff position. This league will be remembered for being one of the most competitive. Matokie Slaughter added Caris LeVert, who’s averaging 16.6 pts, 1.2 stls, and 1.8 3pts in 25 minutes over last five games. Osama Razz1 acquired Nemanja Bjelica.

BBQ Mousetrap: More Sonics Please wons again and has one of the best records in the RCLs, with Damian Lillard, the injured Jimmy Butler, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kent Bazemore, and Will BartonHe had a high-level draft and performed great moves during the season. More Sonics Please acquired D.J.Augustin and John Henson.

Italy vs Razzball: clex & biella’s Team won 8-1, but finished in the seventh place, only 0.5 points from playoff position. Chicaghiamo Addosso will be the second seed for the next round, as he defeated my team, TonyRP 2. The Wakefield Case added Jonathan Isaac and Ed Davis, who is averaging 7.4 pts, 11.2 rebs and 1.0 blks over last five games. Chicaghiamo Addosso acquired Fred VanVleet and Kelly Olynyk.

No Punt Intended: With two losses in a row, Newbie made some moves, acquiring Skal Labissiere, who has averaged 1.8 blks over last five games and Nemanja Bjelica, a first-round value over the last week.

Dynasty Deep Dive: Big Baller Brand finished in first place and our team of the week, TonyRP 5, is second, one point behind. One of the strongest team lately, ELITE, won 7-2 and finished in third place. ELITE added Jimmy ButlerIf a miracle happens, ELITE wins. Evil Empire acquired Kyle Anderson, one of my favorite fantasy players this season, who’s only owned in 32% of the Yahoo Leagues despite being a sixth-round value this season.



Name: TonyRP 5 (Dynasty Deep Dive)
Key players: K.Lowry (3.0 3pts / 8.8 asts /2.0 stls)

Dr.Green (9.3 rebs/8.0 asts / 2.3 stls)

J.Valanciunas (15.0 pts/ 9.3 rebs / 91.3 FT%)

G.Antetokounmpo (25.3 pts / 9.7 rebs /3.0 blks)


1 Pikachu Straight Cash Homie 117-61-2
2 More Sonics Please BBQ Mousetrap 115-61-4
3 Matokie Slaughter Straight Cash Homie 4 113-61-6
4 Dicks Out 4 Harambe No Punt Intended 115-64-1
5 Stuck in Saigon 2 Italy vs Razzball 112-64-4
6 get picky with it Straight Cash Homie 4 112-65-3
7 Big Baller Brand Dynasty Deep Dive 117-67-2
8 Durrant me a Title  BBQ Mousetrap 109-67-4
9 TonyRP 5 Dynasty Deep Dive 110-68-2
10 Newbie No Punt Intended 110-68-2
11 TonyRP 4 Straight Cash Homie 6  110-69-1
12 Rodmans Peacekeepers Straight Cash Homie 5  110-69-1
13 Chicaghiamo Addosso Italy vs Razzball 108-68-4
14 TonyRP 3 BBQ Mousetrap 108-69-3
15 Tarch Tadness Experts League 108-70-2
16 jasper’s Team Straight Cash Homie 2 108-70-2
17 The Bad Bandidos No Punt Intended  108-70-2
18 GasOl(d) Anthem RAZZblueBALLS 108-70-2
19 Cronos Possessed Straight Cash Homie 105-70-5
20 Akeem’s Dream Team Straight Cash Homie 2  106-71-3


Week 1  gesiot’s Team Italy vs Razzball
Week 2  basketballsacks No Punt Intended
Week 3  GasOl(d) Anthem RAZZblueBALLS
Week 4  TonyRP 4 Straight Cash Homie 6
Week 5  ! Italy vs Razzball
Week 6  Cronos Black Metal Straight Cash Homie 2
Week 7  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 8  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 9  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 10  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 11  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 12  Evil Empire Straight Cash Homie 6
Week 13  Evil Empire Straight Cash Homie 6
Week 14  Dicks Out 4 Harambe No Punt Intended
Week 15  More Sonics Please BBQ Mousetrap
Week 16  Dicks Out 4 Harambe No Punt Intended
Week 17  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 18-19  Newbie No Punt Intended
Week 20  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie
Week 21  Pikachu Straight Cash Homie


Week 1  gesiot’s Team Italy vs Razzball
Week 2  Slack-Jawed Daps Straight Cash Homie 2
Week 3  The Wakefield Case Italy vs Razzball
Week 4  The Wakefield Case (2) Italy vs Razzball
Week 5  Newbie No Punt Intended
Week 6  Evil Empire Straight Cash Homie 6
Week 7  TonyRP 5 Dynasty Deep Dive
Week 8  Stuck in Saigon RAZZblueBALLS
Week 9  Newbie (2) No Punt Intended
Week 10  Durrant me a Title BBQ Mousetrap
Week 11  Newbie (3) No Punt Intended
Week 12  TonyRP 5 (2) Dynasty Deep Dive
Week 13  GasOl(d) Anthem RAZZblueBALLS
Week 14  Durrant me a Title (2) BBQ Mousetrap
Week 15  Steph Infection BBQ Mousetrap
Week 16  Akeem’s Dream Team Straight Cash Homie 2
Week 17  ELITE Dynasty Deep Dive
Week 18-19  ELITE (2) Dynasty Deep Dive
Week 20  Dicks Out 4 Harambe No Punt Intended
Week 21  TonyRP 5 (3) Dynasty Deep Dive

















Thanks for playing and good luck.