Awwwwww, yeah!  Yeah J-Val.  Gimme a little peek.  Gimme a little glimmer of hope!

Oh man, was it a tale of two halves for the Raptors last night!  They were lobbin’ shizz all over the place like they were the Globetrotters against the…  Who do they play again?  That they always beat?  Oh yeah, the Knicks, like they were the Globetrotters against the Knicks.  Kyle Lowry had 9 dimes in the first quarter and Jonas Valanciunas put up 14 points on 7-8 shooting.  Drummo playing uggo!  Kinda a “but his D” lately…  The Luminescent Lithuanian ended up going 14-15 for 31/12/0/0/1.  The FT% is nice (3-4 last night and right at 80% on the year), but his combined – yes COMBINED – Ast/Stl/Blk this year are under 2.  Sigh.  I thought he could turn into something so much more special!  There are some long-term nice things – per-36s he’s cut down a few TO, scoring more, fouls are down – but Casey is playing him lower minutes than last year (and wouldn’t consistently feed him after that hot start) and I don’t know if he’s ever going to be more than a slightly taller Zach Randolph.  And with that, J-Val is all insulted, buttoning up his clothes, and not giving me that flash of hope.  Dammit, I’m my own cockblocker!  Me n Valaciunas are gonna be awkward for a while until safely in the friendzone.  Here’s what else went down on a light night of Monday action:

Kyle Lowry Yeah, no idea what happened to the Raps last night.  Raptors fans?  Are you OK after watching that?  Up 32-20 after 1, the Raptors were playing lob city like a Blake Griffin wet dream.  Then they let it slip out of their hands like they were Dez Bryant.  Lowry went from playing like Bob Cousy out there to more like Tony Wroten, with 9 dimes in the first and ending up with a 10/7/12/2/0 line on 3-12 shooting.  Lowry had a 9:1 AST:TO in the 1st to 3:6 the rest of the game.  Stan Van adjustments!  Not much of a takeaway other than #COLLAPSE!

James Johnson Another start, and wasn’t great but solid.  11/4/4/0/1 on 3-3 FG.  Knows his role!

Greivis Vasquez – Doesn’t know his role!  His role is be a Twerp!  7-9 FG (2-3 3PTM) for 16/3/4/1/1.  Providing some marginal value if you average the last 5 games, but it’s as up and down as a bipolar acrophobic on a roller coaster.

Greg Monroe The Moose is loose!  Best-selling bumper sticker for beastialiacs.  Don’t think that’s a word, but I’m watching @midnight and dirty-ing it up!  22/10/2/1/1 with no TO on 9-16 FG.  Only 4-7 FT, but he’s been on a tear.  7 straight dubdubs, albeit with only 2 total blocks in that span.  Apparently Monroe can’t jump either!

Brandon Jennings – Ewwwww.  I mean, I guess he had a good game and all D-ing up Lowry a little better and the big line.  34/2/10/2/0 with only 2 TO on 11-12 FG (4-8 3PTM 8-9 FT).  Eh, still a sell-high if you can – didn’t play 30+ minutes the previous 4 games, the FG% was back down, but he has been boosting AST while keeping TO way down.  It raises the price a little, but I’m still not all in.

Anthony Davis Never doubt the Brow!  34/9/4/0/3, and while the steals have come down those ooey gooey %s sure haven’t.  10-23 FG wasn’t great, but 14-15 FT.  And all with such a low TO rate…  I’m in love!

Jrue Holiday Ruh roh.  Ankle inflammation and only got through 16 minutes last night racking up 5 TO.  It’s the same leg that he broke last year and from what I learned in med school, “the leg bone is connected to the – – ankle bone!”  Hopefully this is nothing serious and we’ll get a positive update this afternoon.

Eric Gordon Meh.  Played 36 minutes and somehow didn’t spontaneously combust.   21/2/3/1/0 with 4 TO.  Hit 3 treys, but there’s no way NO wants to play him 36 minutes a game.

Jae Crowder Oh man, maybe he shoulda been the open!  Eh well, YOOO!  “You Only Open Once”?  No?  Awful attempt at some sort of joke there.  This Crowder blurb is a complete throwaway!  And while I don’t think his fantasy value is quite to that extreme, I don’t put too much stock in yesterday’s rainbow of 22/3/3/4/2 (career-high scoring) with a couple of treys.  Sure Jeff Green shipped out has some minutes opened up, but Crowder is a good energy/role guy, not a consistent stat stuffer.  Boston Clam Crowder!  Easy nickname though…

Jared Sullinger – Same dealie-o-o as Greivis.  Ups and downs!  Except Sully is worth owning…  27/10/3/1/1 with a trey and hit 8-9 FT.

Tyler Zeller/Kelly Olynyk I think I am officially outlawing any questions of which Celtics C to own.  Haha.  Sometimes one is good, sometimes both, and last night both stunk.  Olynyk got into foul trouble and Zeller shot 1-9.  It’s a coin Flip Saunders!  Maybe if that’s a comment, I’ll legit flip a coin.

Kevin Garnett – Face smash!

Dwight Howard “Wahhhhhh, it was hard to play, my face all hurt n stuff!”

Jarrett Jack “Wahhhhhh, Dwight, you can’t cry that’s my job!”  13/2/6/0/1 missing all 4 shots from deep, but this was a tough matchup.  “Wahhhh, I had Patrick Beverley on me!”

Bojan Bogdanovic 13/5/3/2/0 with no TO on 4-9 shooting.  That’s like, Sergey Karasev‘s best game ever.  Hence why Karasev is gone and it’s time to boogie with Boggie.

Mason Plumlee Another career best in scoring for Prof. Plum for 24/10/0/1/0.  A little empty, but made 10-11 FG and all 4 FT!  I guess you give up a few blocks for that!

Donatas Motiejunas A little empty as well at 18/11/1/0/0.  Hit 8-11 shots and his only attempt from deep, and led the Rockets in minutes.  Not only led them, but 7 more minutes over next-highest James Harden!  Josh Smith looks absolutely perfect off the bench.  Perfect as in, he’s not starting.  13/6/3/1/2 on 5-15 shooting, and keeping his minutes at 27 keeps the TO low!

Tony Snell Can be an NBA starter in his peak.  Started last night but only played 22 minutes, with a solid 5/3/3/1/0 line hitting a trey on 2-3 shooting and no TO.  Our friends at Rotoworld love slamming his offensive game, but he’s got a nice shot and some hops.

Nikola Mirotic While he’s obviously a better offensive guy over Snell, just can’t gaurd anything other than opposing 4s.  Why his minutes are staying so low despite having some great aggression (7 shots in 11 minutes with 6-9 FT last night).

Derrick Rose Returned from some knee soreness for a solid 18/2/7/2/0 line.  I thought he looked fine out there, but is always a sell-high if anyone will buy.

Channing Frye Is just such a liability guarding in the post these days…  Has a nice line for 5/5/5/2/1, but shot 2-10 and had 5 fouls.  Did not look strong down there, and Kyle O’Quinn remains in Vaughn’s doghouse.  O’Quinn looked good too!  Minus a line-drive 3-point shot that almost cracked the backboard…

Devyn Marble – “And [insert player name] loses his Marbles!”  Should be the announcer call every time Marble gets a steal.  Another start with no Tobias Harris or Evan Fournier, and got another 3 steals in 30 minutes.  8 steals the past two games, so could be a worth a stream later in the week if those regulars are still out.  He’s a horrific FT shooter though, missed all 3 yesterday pretty bad.  0-5 on the year.  Small sample be damned!

Victor Oladipo Ya know, has a good game for 11-17 FG (3-4 3PTM 8-10 FT) scoring 33, but the line is only 33/2/2/1/0 and it was really fluky he had no TO.  Bulls just didn’t show up.  Trap game!

Nikola Vucevic For as much as I think Oladipo is a sell-high, Vuc is a friggin’ manbeast.  I’m pretty sure Lil Dicky’s song Ex-boyfriend is about him…  33/11/4, but no steals or blocks and only 1-5 FT.  So I guess a little bad was mixed in there, but 16-24 from the field as he tore apart the Bulls inside.

 

Streamers/Daily League Picks:

Thabo Sefolosha (3% owned) – My first streamer pick ideas always start with teams vs. Philly.  ‘Losha isn’t going to score 20 off the bench in junk time, but is off 9/8/2/1/0 and his hit his last 3 treys.  I think he gets upper 20 minutes off the bench, gets some steals off Wroten, and collects some nice rebounds.

Ronnie Price (6% owned) – After his dimebag Sunday night with 12 assists, he’s been one of fantasy’s most added guys.  The Price is Right!  How many times has that been punned…  Probably not too much for Ronnie!  Maybe Mark Price…  Anyway, the Heat have trouble guarding PG consistently, and I could see another 7-8 dimes tonight.

 

I hope everyone had a nice start to their week 12 matchups and we’ll catch ya tomorrow!

  1. Myron says:
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    Should I trade Gobert and Beverley for Sullinger and Trey Burke ???

    • Myron says:
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      Some more details:
      16 teams H2H
      My team:
      PG: Chris Paul, Mike Conley and Patrick beverly
      SG: Bradley beal, Demar Derozan
      SF: Robert Convington, Giannis Anteto…, Cleanthony
      PF: Demare Carrol, John Henson
      C: Marc Gasol, Rudy Gobert, Robin Lopez

      • JB Gilpin

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        @Myron: Nahhhhh, I mean I know Gobert is a sell high but I like his blocks for ya. I don’t buy Sully, or Burke for that matter, to be consistent enough.

      • Slim

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        @Myron: Yeah I say hold too. Love the Cleanthony add. Team looks really strong for a 16er.

  2. AC says:
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    I’ve been holding onto Reggie Jackson on the off-chance that Sam Presti decides to trade him somewhere before the deadline where he’d be more useful (i.e. Knicks, Pacers, etc.)

    But I’ve also had my eye on D-Mo, who seems to be putting up consistent numbers and minutes in Houston. Do you think I should keep waiting or jump ship?

    Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @AC: I’m ready to jump ship, I get OKC trading but they also could have some great depth heading into the postseason. Which I think would trump moving him right now.

    • Slim

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      @AC: Reggie can go in a 12er. I agree with JB. OKC is playing for a championship and the depth is too valuable to trade.

  3. Wutang says:
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    Hey JB, killin it as always!

    I’m still holding down first, but held the same lineup for like, 4 days now…… And who likes holdin steady!

    My teams looking like this now:

    PG: Knight, MCW, Wall
    SG: Harden, Eric Gordon…..
    SF: Ariza, Kawhi
    PF: Millsap
    C: Mozgov, Pachulia, Dieng, Bogut

    And…… Jose Calderon. Hot Garbage. Awful.

    Just wanna drop him. Who’s the hottest streamers around! that’ll help me out? I had my eyes on maybe k midd…. Which is sad but the duchess is playing great recently!

    Could always drop EGord too, but he’s just a streamer in the river right now – I’ll ride the flow!

    10 team 9 cat + techs n TD’s, I just tank TO’s because who cares (had 112 last week to 180 assists…….)

    Help a brotha out!

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Wutang: Thanks man, I’m tryin! Haha Calderon is indeed some pretty flaming garbage. The Duchess! Haven’t dropped that in a while, made me laugh out loud right there. With Jrue possibly hurt, I would hold Gordon. So Calderon for hot strreamers? For sure, K Midd is interesting, James Johnson out there? Or you could use that spot to stream every day. As above I like Price and Thabo tonight. Hope that helps some!

    • Slim

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      @Wutang: If Whiteside or Nurkic are available, even in a 10er, I’d make the add. Middleton is a good move though for 3s and steals.

  4. Blint says:
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    Hey JB!
    First year keeper league . 12 team head to head we roster 180 guys! I got offered Paul Millsap for Ibaka! I got Ibaka in my 2nd round which I thought was a steal but he hasn’t panned out that well ! Even Millsap isn’t playing that well tbh! I do have Teague and Hoford on my team already so is that a bad thing having all of them ?

    Thanks!

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        @JB Gilpin:

        No penalty I can keep how many players I want at their round value!

        Also which PG off the waiver wire do you like ? I have Cory Joseph and with Paty Mills coming he doesn’t have enough value! I have Larkin Augustin Paty Turner on the wire? Or I have Motiejunas on the wire !

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Blint: Yeah I’d hold onto Ibaka then. I still like Cojo, the low TO rate is awesome, I think the most value is Motiejunas even if you were wanting a PG more

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            @JB Gilpin:

            Thanks just picked up Motie! He plays the next 2 days too. If he plays poor can drop him after thursdays game

            • JB Gilpin

              JB Gilpin says:
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              @Blint: Cool sounds good!

  5. Clos says:
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    JB whatsup.. Drop Taj for Mozgov? Probably going to start all season so should put up better numbers on a consistent basis.. Got dropped for nurkic when the trade happened.. Surprisingly no one picked up him yet.. I’m gonna do it now before someone grabs him.. Let me know what you think

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Clos: What’s good man? Ehhhh I probably wouldn’t, I hate MOzgov, but couldn’t blame it.

      • Clos says:
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        @JB Gilpin: lol already did it.. Oh well see what happens

  6. John says:
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    Wassup! 14 man H2H, 9 cat league, I got offered AD for my Aldridge + Draymond. Do you think thats worth it?

    Other players I have include Holiday/Kieff/Parsons, should i try to swap one of them instead of Dray? Would you go the first trade straight up? The rest of my team consists of Kahwi, Chalmers, KJ, Barnes, Henson, so I don’t have a lot of depth…

    • JB Gilpin

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      @John: Whewwww, oh man. Yeah I would take AD, kinda have to. But yeah I might counter first with any of those 3 guys over Dray. Even with a depth issue, I think AD is worth it

  7. Guile says:
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    any chance of updating the rankings JP?

    • Guile says:
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      @Guile:

      JB* 🙂

      • JB Gilpin

        JB Gilpin says:
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        @Guile: Hey man, nope I don’t think we’re ever going to do re-ranks after heading into the season. Few reasons. The big one is we answer all your great questions! So we can rank a few guys with our thoughts every day. Also time. All the work we put into the posts and comments and pods make it tough to do the ranks. But like I said, any question with ranking a few guys we can do right away!

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          @JB Gilpin:

          ya makes sense man. Although….a new ranking would prob get rid of a ton of the questions guys ask on here. Regardless, great job with the site to both you and Slim…keep it up!

          • JB Gilpin

            JB Gilpin says:
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            @Guile: Yeah I know, but things change them every day too. And we put months, plural, into the ranks last year year heading into the draft so we really took our time. Not that all of that work showed o na few guys 🙂 Thanks for reading man!

  8. hamtime says:
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    Hi JB;

    1. my batum for his vuc. 16m/11cat – love vuc but terrible playoff sched
    2. my lowry+mgasol for kd+mozgov – 14m/9cat
    3. my mgasol+batum for kd – 14m/9cat
    4. dropped tyler zeller for waiters. zeller has been terrible post rondo. hoping dion improves.

    • JB Gilpin

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      @hamtime: 1. Love Vuc too, I think it’s worth it though. Batum def frustrating. 2. Still debating this one. Leaning KD. 3. I liek this one a lot more. 4. Gotcha, I still liek Zeller more but barely

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    hey JB, was wondering if you could give some input on these basketballmonster rest of season projections

    i’m in a 10 team 8 category roto league and I ran the projections ignoring FT% (punting) and points (have enormous lead) and it came up with these rankings for big men

    Whiteside #14 overall, 24 minutes/g, 2.8 blocks
    Nerlens Noel #28, 31 minutes, 1.6 blocks
    Nurkik #43, 26 minutes, 1.8 blocks
    Gobert #44, 23 minutes, 2.2 blocks
    Dieng #46, 28 minutes, 1.5 blocks

    My initial reaction was that Dieng and Gobert should be above the others. It looks like the system gives Nerlens a lot of credit for the edge in steals (1.6) but I dont like his relatively poor shooting. Thanks for your feedback

    • dominic says:
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      @dominic: also do you like Ronnie Price over CJ Watson tonight?

      • JB Gilpin

        JB Gilpin says:
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        @dominic: Let’s see, Nurkic I think plays a few more minutes. Even though Gobert I do indeed think comes off the bench again, I think he plays more than 23. Whiteside for 2.8 blocks in 24 minutes… I dunno. Seems steep. Tonight I like Ronnie Price for ya!

  10. patrick says:
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    who is better to own nurkic or whiteside? i might be able to sell whiteside high after the last game and today’s game VS lakers if he has a good one

    might shoot monroe and whiteside for favors. do you think he will bite?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @patrick: Nurkic. Ummm, probably not but can’t hurt to offer that Favors deal

  11. Joe says:
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    Hang on to MCW or swap for one of these: Redick, Whiteside, D.West, Middleton, C.Miles, Burke, Mason Plumlee. (Or open to other add/drop suggestions)

    9-cat, h2h, 10-team: Melo, Durant, Conley, Marc G., Matthews, Holiday, T.Evans, MCW, IT2, Gobert, Nurkic

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Joe: I think your blocks are good enough to not get Whiteside yet, I’d have to hold MCW still. Haha sorry man

  12. Phreek says:
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    Hey JB! Would you drop Enes Kanter for any of Tony Wroten, Nikola Pekovic or Robin Lopez?

    • Phreek says:
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      @Phreek:
      9-cat, h2h, 10 team: MCW, Brandon Knight, T Parker, Wes Johnson, Luol Deng, Thaddeus Young, Jordan Hill, K Love, Robert Covington, Lowry, Beverley, Monroe, Lawson, Westbrook, Kanter

      • JB Gilpin

        JB Gilpin says:
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        @Phreek: Hey man! Hmmm, I think I’d probably hold. Wroten’s TO and %s make him too tough

  13. Jay says:
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    Hey JB!! YOOO! luv it.

    also like the globetrotters line, man the Knicks are terrible. Phil is getting ripped into on sports radio up here.

    peep my team here:

    Goran Dragic Pho – PG,SG
    Victor Oladipo Orl – PG,SG
    James Harden Hou – SG,SF
    Thaddeus Young Min – SF,PF
    Robert Covington Phi – SF,PF
    Tobias Harris Orl – SF,PF
    Marcin Gortat Was – C
    Rudy Gobert Uta – C
    Darren Collison Sac – PG
    Gorgui Dieng Min – PF,C
    Ty Lawson Den – PG
    Serge Ibaka OKC – PF,C
    Arron Afflalo Den – SG,SF
    Jusuf Nurkic Den – C

    For some reason I keep getting beat in Rebounds and assists. Looking to improve in that aspect. Who should I be looking to move from this squad to address my issues? Was thinking of offering something like Victor, Ibaka for Drummond Knight. Think i can do that? or somwething close to that. Granted you don;t know the breakout of my league, but am I asking for too much here or should I take a different approach? Tobias and Dieng dealing with injuries too, so REB may continue to dip in the short term. would Ibaka/Victor for Kevin love be a decent proposal?

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Jay: Hahaha awesome, glad it got a laugh! I can see why you’re losing there – your PG aren’t dimers and Ibaka isn’t rebounding with Gortat having a down year. Victor is a great sell high. Ya know, I usually wouldn’t do that deal but it fits your need perfectly, I like it. I wouldn’t do the Love one because he’ll crash in the playoffs with that awful schedule.

  14. Barenrewn says:
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    Great read this morning. Particularly liked the bit on Crowder. It just sorta rolls off the tongue with that accent, doesn’t it?

    I got two quick questions, the first involves Dwight Howard. I’m thinking about moving him as I’m not sure his body is gonna hold up over the season. I’m in a points league, so his FT% isn’t a complete killer. In this league he actually has some value. What are some names that I might go after in a trade? Unless there is a total breakdown, I’m in the playoffs, so I’m looking at players with good playoff schedules.

    The second question has to do with George Hill. I’ve been holding onto him, hoping he gets better, but I am wondering is he worth rostering? Might I be better off just streaming a new player everyday? Once again, he has a great playoff schedule, so I’m hesitant to let him go for nothing.

    Ticky-tack questions, I know, but I appreciate your responses as always.

    Best fantasy site on the interwebs!!!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Barenrewn: Thanks so much man! Yeah I’d be surprised if I was the first to think of that one, but was a slam dunk! Slim’s article is mad awesome: http://basketball.razzball.com/rcl-playoff-schedule-post-effect-player-rankings

      Looking at that… Draymond? In a pts I could see that working. A package for Aldridge or Bosh? I think they’re right about what their value should be but have great playoff scheds.

      Hill… Ehhh, in a points I don’t know how great upside he has, i would probably stream. Thanks again man!

  15. Ryan says:
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    Great article JB,

    Had a surprising turn of events with the trade I mentioned yesterday. The owner that offered me Ibaka apparently wised up and cancelled his offer before I could accept it. He wants to “see how Love does when LeBron comes back.” Sell-high opportunity might be blown…

    You’re right on the money about Crowder (like the nickname!). Everyone in my community is obsessing over him, as if they expect him to be putting up similar performances soon. I have no such expectations. However, I think his per/min stats in steals are interesting and he could be getting about 2 spg when giving over 20 minutes/game. Him getting 25 minutes a night is a very real possibility if Tayshaun Prince is in fact bought out of his contract. All in all, Crowder looks like a nice streaming option for steals if Tony Allen/ Larkin are unavailable. (I like him over Larkin for better %s and versatility though)

    I’m hoping (Jrue) Holiday is alright; he’s been huge on both my teams this season. If he goes down, I might have to replace him with his brother, Justin Holiday. I jest. But in all seriousness, I got a chance to see Jrue’s brother play a couple times now, and he looks good. Not adding him yet (don’t think he’s on anyone’s radar), but I’m definitely keeping an eye on him to see if he can continue to gain minutes in the Warriors’ rotation.

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Ryan: Ugh that sucks man. Sure yeah I’m with you for some steals production and def like him over those other steals guys. Just can’t trust the Boston rotation.

      GSW are such a full rotation too that it’s tough for me to buy lil’ Jrue either. Streamer tonight maybe! Should be a blowout in Utah haha

    • Slim

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      @Ryan: It’s going to be tough for Justin. I think it comes down to Iggy who is signed to a toxic contract for a few more years. Unfortunately I think it’s going to take an injury… or 2.

      Oh and in the REL I had backup bids for him a couple of times but that’s about as deep a league as it gets. He is owned now but he’s 25 so he’s kind of tough for me to buy as a keeper. Maybe…

      I talked about Crowders per minute production in the podcast today. I agree with you, solid streamer for steals.

  16. Lux says:
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    I got a trade:

    Melo, lowry, and jimmy butler for Kawhi, cp3, and korver. Should i do it?

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      @Lux:

      I would go for it. You’re getting good enough value from Melo and he is going to shut it down no doubt. Lowry = CP3 and you could argue you are getting the better overall PG. Kawhi = Butler with Kawhi being a little better when both healthy and he’s on the way back. Korver is a high end specialist you can’t find on the wire and Melo is going to be done soon anyways. In a H2H I would pull the trigger.

    • Nishinga says:
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      @Lux:
      If you at the side that gets CP3, Kawhi and Korver I think its a great deal for you.
      Melo is done, Lowry will take a hit once DeRozan is back and Butler have bad playoff schedule.

      Go for it.

      • Lux says:
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        @Nishinga:
        Yes I am on that side. I was just trying to get rid of Melo somehow and I think this is the best I’ll get. Thanks I accepted it.

        • Slim

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          @Lux: Yep. Goodjob selling Melo.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Lux: With the above, I like Kawhi side. I think CP3 over Lowry is a nice improvement. Kawhi I’d narrowly take over Butler. Melo is worth so little.

  17. HG says:
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    I am in a 12 team H2H league with the normal 9 cats and woefully drafted David Lee in the 6th round (thought it may be a steal) and grabbed Draymond late (thank god). I am ready to jump ship and drop him but am worried the Warriors will end up dealing him to a team in which will get a shot at a full time gig. Should I drop him for Lance Stephenson or hold on in hopes of a trade?

    • Slim

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      @HG: Nah. GS is playing to win and that means all hands on deck. It also means there’s no reason to risk DLee in the regular season. I do believe Lee is not worth holding onto. Lance is an OK gamble. If you need boards though i’d take any of these young bigs over Lee. Whiteside, Nurk, Gobert, Mason Plumlee et al.

    • JB Gilpin

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      @HG: I don’t like either of those guys to be honest. Lee can go, but agree with Slim I don’t see him getting moved. Stephenson could get traded though. I would get a lot of other options.

  18. Nishinga says:
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    Vuc and Dipo for Hayward and Sullinger?
    Which side?

    • Slim

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      @Nishinga: In H2H with a standard playoff schedule gimme Hayward/Sully all day. In Roto though it’s much closer. Probably stick with Vuc side. Too many ups and downs from Sully.

      • Nishinga says:
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        @Slim:
        I’m talking about H2H with standard playoff.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Nishinga: Agree with Slim

  19. Drez says:
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    What do you guys think about Gary Harris in deeper dynasties? Sounds the the Nuggets are about to blow it up, so is it time to stash him?

    • Slim

      Slim says:
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      @Drez: It’s a pretty good upside gamble if you can handle the DNPs till something happens. I do like what he offers, could be a high end steals guy.

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Drez: I like Harris too, I thought he was a steal on draft day. Might be a while though

  20. MAC says:
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    razzup guys?!!! hardaway jr or kcp ROS? tnx!!!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @MAC: Razzup man?! Gimme KCP! Just not a Hardaway fan, but KCP will be frustrating too

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        @JB Gilpin:
        tnx!!!

  21. AlphaDavis says:
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    I have been a big time Larkin fan the last two years. I have given up on Calderon making the best of it in New York and want to let my man crush take hold of me. My wire is so PG thin right now that I have to go for someone who may sneak into more playing time and has nice upside second half. Can you guys think of any other PG’s to look out for second half of season who have been irrelevant thus far? WWJBD

    • JB Gilpin

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      @AlphaDavis: Well I like your other Knicks flashy dude Mr. Galloway. Think he could be interesting… Ummmm, Smart could finally get the reigns at some point, Augustin if Jennings got traded but that’s not looking too likely… My #1 answer is Galloway though

  22. Miles proudfoot says:
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    After some trades have one spot open on a team. Someone grabbed KMart right before the trade cleared. Who do you feel for now and then perhaps rest of the season…GHill, Stephenson, Jeff Green?

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Miles proudfoot: Right now I gotta go Green, only one that is healthy even Lance should be back tomo. I’ll lean Hill ROS

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