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[Editor’s note – We’re going to be having our Podcast out first thing tomorrow morning due to some scheduling stuff.  Catch you with our sexy voices then!]

Man, what a night for highlight-reel dunks!

GIFs so nice I had to put up twice!  Wait, that didn’t really work…  But yeah, telling everyone that Aaron Gordon is cuttable sure made me feel great while writing the notes this morning!  Stupid Clippers getting Lob City-ed against them!  Taste of their own medicine!  Career game for Gordon, going 13-21 FG (4-8 3PTM 3-6 FT) for 33/7/2/0/0.  Actually, ya know, that’s not really the best line.  3 turnovers, no D stats, and 50% FT shooting…  I feel a little better now re-thinking it, and good thing highlight-reel plays aren’t bonuses!  Although I wish they were for my Semaj in REL!  Feel free to scoop up Gordon in any leagues as I’m sure he was a popular drop, but I still wouldn’t be losing key assets for him.  Let’s see if he can carry this success a few more games, fix the FT issue, and deliver on the D stats we’re know he’s physically capable of.  0.8 STL/0.6 BLK – lower stocks than last year – in an expansion of minutes?!  Where’s the beef?!  Hopefully I give you more meat to chew on in the notes today!  Here’s what else happened last night in Fantasy Basketball action:

Justise Winslow Justise is spelled with an “S”!  That would totally be the tagline of his show if he became an actor.  Maybe CSI: Miami or something…  Wait, they already did that one!  Anywho, returned from his lengthy absence due to lump wrist (hah that was a typo, but was too funny ti fix) to go 2/2/2/1/0 on 1-5 shooting in 21 minutes off the bench.  He’s wearing a wrist brace that likely isn’t going to help his FG% drain, but he should be starting again soon and does enough everywhere else to be owned in most leagues.

James Johnson 14/3/6/0/0 on 6-9 shooting.  Love the dimes, but where’s the beef?!  Where da D stats?!  C’mon guys!

Hassan Whiteside Goromotaro!  26/22/0/0/2.  6-11 FT is annoying and I still think there’s some “oh well, we suck, I’ma put my windows down and cruise” downside here post-ASB, so do some shopping.

Tyler Johnson Stole James Johnson’s beef!  Meat thief!  15/5/3/0/4.  Doubled Hassan’s swats too!  It’s just because he’s short and white – no one ever expects the Spanish Inquisition!

Thaddeus Young 6/7/0/3/0.  You like the steals, but yawwwwwn.

Myles Turner Look, I found more beef!  11/7/2/1/5, but only 5-13 shooting and no treys.  Still, he’s amazing.

C.J. Miles Only 22 minutes and admittedly a little ThrAGNOFfy some games, but 15/2/0/0/0 with 3 treys is still usable enough, and he’s been finding his beef in most games too.

DeAndre Jordan Hack this!  12-18 FT on the way to a 22/12/2/1/3 line with no TO on 5-6 shooting.  Even Mr. Robot couldn’t successfully hack DeAndre!

Austin Rivers “Daddy, daddy!  Let me start!  Pick me, pick me!”  38 minutes (led the team) playing “SF”, going 25/4/2/1/0 on 9-12 shooting including an absurd 7-10 3PTM.  That said, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute hurt his shoulder when trying to write his name on a chalk board, and as you know from the open, Aaron Gordon went bananas.  LRMaM (even the acronym is taxing!) was probable and they need his wing defense, so not much to see here from Doc Jr.

Evan Fournier It’s probably too late now to swing some buy lows, but he’s got 23+ Pts and 6+ dimes in 3 straight now.  The dimes are really interesting after he wasn’t facilitating a ton before this run, but 24/1/8 last night giving him an unreal 20:1 AST:TO the past 3 games.  Shooting well over 50% in this run too.  If he can somehow keep up 80% of this pace, he’s gonna take off!

Elfrid Payton Still coming off the bench, but staying very usable going 9/3/9/2/1 last night in only 26 minutes.

Jeff Green Because of course I’d be up against a scrub like Jeff Green in the REL…  19/3/2/2/0 on 7-11 shooting with 4 treys.  He’s on a nice little spurt, but he’s getting a lot more usage with Nikola Vucevic (back) out.

Robert Covington Lord Covington strikes again!  26/12/2/0/0, in a weird line…  The Sixers started Jahlil Okafor (17/4/3/0/2) NEXT to Joel Embiid (9/6/5/1/2), and yet Covington ends up with all the boards…  Weird.  Anyway, 3 treys on 10-20 for Lord, giving him back-to-back nice games, and 3 of 5 really good lines.  I’m looking to scoop him up where I can, but I’m not expecting consistency all the sudden.

Sergio Rodriguez – Got some extra fiber in his system and was able to get back out there, going 16/1/5 with 2 treys.

Jonas Valanciunas Gotta love when the opposing team has pure big men!  17/10/1/2/1, but gotta love the 34 minutes.  Also helped that Lucas Nogueira had to sit with a sore knee.

Cody Zeller Feels like he needs to get more involved, in a tough loss to the Wizards.  18/2/1/0/2 on 6-7 shooting with 6-8 FT.  He’s on fire!

Marco Belinelli I’m riding him while this hot in a few leagues, as my beck-end ThrAGNOF.  16/1/1/0/0 with 4 treys.

John Wall Man he’s good!  Sure some butterfingers with 8 TO, but 25/6/10/7/0 on 9-19 shooting (7-8 FT).  We’ve been keeping him at that swing 1st/2nd round the past few years and we’ve never really been “disappointed”, but this year it’s looking like a home run!

Bradley Beal 9 assists!  Man the guards were dealing in this one for the Wiz…

Kelly Oubre Got the start at SF due to Markieff Morris sitting with a sore left foot.  Playing too much Fifa!  Oh, I guess that would give you sore thumbs, but ya know!  Oubre actually led the team in minutes with 40, on the way to a 15/6/1/2/0 line on 7-12 shooting.  Otto Porter has always seemed like a great fit to me at PF vs. SF, and this line-up beat a pretty decent Hornets team.  Maybe Kieff gets moved to a bench role?!  I might do some Oubre spec adding, you know I love him!

Larry Nance Made Brook Lopez live up to his Clownfoot nickname!

Holy schnikey!  For the love of hang time!  And a great fantasy line to boot!  6/4/2/1/3 on 3-3 shooting with no TO.

Luol Deng Dude, you’re like a 25 year vet, hit your friggin’ FT!  Finally turning into a fantasy asset again going 11/8/2/1/1 with no TO and a trey on 5-12 shooting, but 0-2 FT?!  It’s super low volume, but he’s 7 for his last 16.  Used to be a 75-80% FT shooter every year!

Trevor Booker Doesn’t get his steals, but 8/18/2/0/1.  That said, modeling his FT shot from Deng, and hit only 1-5 at the stripe.

Jeremy Lin Well, so much for that!  His back flared up coming off the hammy and ended up sitting.  I remember from all the baseball injuries I’ve seen that hammy issues can lead to back issues.  This is no bueno.  If you can convince someone this is just minor, I might ship him off.

Anthony Tolliver He’s still in the NBA?!  With Rudy Gay and Ben McLemore out, plus DeMarcus Cousins resting, the Kings put together a pretty garbage lineup, highlighted by Tolliver going 12/10/0/2/2 in 35 minutes.  I guess the line is OK, but this isn’t anything to bat an eye over.

Omri Casspi I was hoping this could be a “revenge game”, but only 27 minutes of 10/5/1/0/0 and a trey.  Bleh.

Garrett Temple I actually streamed him in a couple RCLs off a hot game!  Stayed red hot for 20/2/4/0/1 on 7-13 shooting with 5-9 3PTM, and gets another “of course I’m against him in REL” award.  I just need to make all my out-of-nowhere streaming calls based on the scrubs I’m again in REL week-to-week…  Look at his game log!  Of course this outlier past two games happened when the week started…  With Arron Afflalo pretty much out of the rotation and McLemore in no rush to get back from a quad issue, I might take a flier here in heavy streaming leagues.

James Harden Only 15 points in this triple double…  Houston just flat out rocked the putrid Kings though…  Wow, Houston on an 8-game winning streak!  D’Antoni system working again!

Sam Dekker Huge 22 bench minutes, going 8-10 FG (2-3 3PTM 1-1 FT) for 19/7/0/0/0.  He’s still pretty far off the 12er streaming range, but any deeper in good matchups, it might work!

Cleveland Cavaliers – Benched everyone and unsurprisingly lost at Memphis.  All of the lines from this squad last night are irrelevant.

Troy Daniels Not too much relevancy from the Grizz either in this garbage game, but at least Troy Daniels got hot again if you added him in a deep league.  22 minutes of 20/2/1 with 4 treys.

Toney Douglas Also worth noting that “Extra E Toney” got 28 minutes of run, for 14/6/5/2/0.  After ceding some run, Andrew Harrison was coming in on back-to-back 30+ minute nice lines, but Extra E/Cleveland DNPs crushed that!

Jon Leuer It took 35 points in the 4th quarter to overtake the awful Mavericks, so good thing the Pistons had strong second unit play!  +25 from Leuer as the starters hovered around break-even, going 19/5/2/1/1 on 8-9 shooting (3-3 FT).  Strong 31 minutes, and nice to see after he had been fading a tad.  I don’t see any way it happens, but he should be in the 6th Man Award convo.

Aron Baynes 8/10 with a block in 20 minutes, but I’m just mad he’s shed the mask…

Salah Mejri The Salah bar has extra dressing!  4/8/0/2/3 in 27 minutes, playing super Nogueira-ish.  Helpful if you need those D stats from an awkward-looking 7+ footer.  He kinda looks like a giraffe, just saying.  And if you’ve seen a baby giraffe run, it wouldn’t surprise you that he picked up a kankle late in the game, and might miss a few.  Stupid giraffes!  Deep leaguers need to add A.J. Hammons, post haste!

Dwight Powell Sorry Slim.  The Mavs hate you just as much as they hate Powell…  But with no Salah bar, maybe this finally happens!

Dorian Finney-Smith Fantasy basketball players are so friggin’ reactionary…  Not you, Razzball Nation!  But players who don’t read us…  8/5/1/1/0 with 2 treys.  I mean, it’s fine!  That’s what DFS is.  Fine.  Which is good for deep leagues.  No reason to even be streaming him in 12ers, there are better options.  Yet he topped the most-added lists I looked at on Yahoo the past few days.  Smh.

Russell Westbrook Damn, OKC is in a funk…  31 minutes of 27/6/5/1/0 which is fine, but 7-25 shooting and his typical 5 TO.  They miss Victor Oladipo

Semaj Christon – Dude, this should sooooooo count for like 8 points.

#REL bias!  Splish, splash, I was taking a bath!

Shelvin Mack I think the perception was Dante Exum might sit this game, but he played through knee tendinitis for 17 minutes (8/1/3).  With George Hill still out, it gave Mack more run, going 15/5/5/1/0 on 5-6 FG (3-3 3PTM 2-2 FT).  Did have 5 TO, but man he’s been usable as a streamer/deep league play for a bit.

Derrick Favors Wow, burying the Jazz lead, JB!  13 minutes off the bench for 4/4/0/1/1.  Expect the minutes to stay mad low off the bench for a good bit, but he should be usable every game either way.

Avery Bradley The rebounding is staying insane!  Insane in his rebounding membrane!  25/10/6/3/0 on 10-16 shooting with 3 treys.  Man, what a breakout.

Terry Rozier Yeesh, in every Celtics game I feel like I am blown away with how good he looks out there.  Marcus Smart still started and played a boatload of minutes with IT2/3 out, going 11/2/6/3/0, but Rozier still shined in his 25 minutes going 12/3/2/1/1 with 2 treys and no TO.  Check out his Razzball player page and look at his per-36 turnovers.  0.6 in the last two weeks!  1.1 on the season!  Unreal.

David Lee – Got the start, as your main Spurs bigs go through yet another transition of the 7 layers of Pop’s DNP Hell.  LaMarcus Aldridge got the DNP-rest, with Lee going 8/10/3/1/0 in 30 minutes.  Argh!

Pau Gasol At least with the paint mostly to himself, had a prototypical Pau game!  17/13/6/2/1 in 35 minutes.  He’s on a nice 6-game stretch; I certainly would look to sell at maybe 80% draft day value.  That said, he’s probably going to just be a hold since everyone hates him.

 

I hope everyone had a nice humpday, and is looking forward to the upcoming holidays!  Catch you tomorrow morning with the Podcast!

  1. Tyler says:
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    Do you think RoCo fits my punt FT 10team? Thinkin of droppin thad even though metrics love him. He’s surprisingly sitting at top75 for the yr.

    G-Oladipo,Holiday,Lin,Bev,Dragic
    F-Lebron,TBooker,Ariza,Thad
    C-Whiteside,Deandre,Capela,RoLo
    IL-Warren,Parsons

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Tyler: Wow that is surprising for Thad… Def agree, very metrics-y. Yeah actually I think he fits great, you have a great FG% that can sustain him without bad TO. I would make that switch

  2. Connor says:
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    What do you think of Omri Casspi in a 12er? Possible he gets close to 28 mpg after Barnes gets arrested?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Connor: Possibly, I have added him in one where I needed a short-term stopgap. Obviously depends on the drop, although Gay hurt helps too. Barnes even played last night, i dunno if he’s gonna ever get arrested for this. just a civil sue

  3. Clos says:
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    What’s going on jb? Trying to sneak Bazemore into a couple trades but it’s not working.. Are you ready to drop him? Oubre, james Johnson, O’Quinn I’m even thinking of picking up gary Harris. If you were to drop Bazemore who would it be for? 12team h2h 9cat..thanks

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Clos: What’s up?! Sure he can go. Slim will pop in and say “of course Gary Harris!” If you need a big, I like streaming O’Quinn, if you like your matchup this week and it’s going well, I don’t mind Harris. Needing 3s/boards, I like Oubre.

  4. Juan says:
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    Standard yahoo league. 12 team H2H.
    Better side of the deal Cousins, Wade, Rondo or Levine, jabari, Leonard?

    what kind of deal/player should one expect for Drummond?

    thanks,

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Juan: I’ll take the Kawhi side – assuming you meant Kawhi and not Myers haha. Drummond, ummmm, it’s so hard, a FT punt will obviously pay more than a non… Someone in the 25-40 range, best guess?

  5. jonny says:
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    Hey JB,

    Wanted to get your thoughts on my struggling team in a H2H 12man (assist-punt):

    Bradley, harris
    Fournier, bazemore, richardson
    Crowder, Parsons, ariza
    Kieff, Porzingis, Favors
    KAT, Nurkic

    1- Both my %s aren’t great, especially with KAT not shooting too well at the moment. Should I drop Nurkic/bazemore for gordon, oubre, or winslow?

    2- Should I be looking to move some of my guards for higher FG% guys?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @jonny: 1. Yeah KAT starting to take too many 3s. porzingis was always gonna make FG% tough. I’m good losing both for Gordon and Winslow. 2. Ariza, Crowder, Zinger… You kinda look like a FG punt, I think I would embrace FG punting. Your FT% should be better

      • jonny says:
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        @JB Gilpin:

        Thanks for the wisdom as always! Double punt assists and FG? Should I try to compete in assists? Not many guys who contribute right now.

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @jonny: Nah double punt for now works, just keep an eye out for AST sources through the year, add a couple then trade for one and you’re golden. FG% issues seem kinda endemic

  6. Justin says:
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    Hey I was also thinking of trading hassan in a 9 cat h2h. Who should i target for him? Here is my team: Steph, kemba, Lowry, dieng, Tobias, gobert, crowder, deangelo, Hassan, wade, Thad, Trevor booker, Schroeder.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Justin: You have great PG play, and would be desperate for a C. I’d need an elite C and something else like Porzingis + something pretty good

  7. Bryce Krispie Treats says:
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    Hey JB,

    Im not sure how close you pay attention to trade rumors, but Ive heard some interesting ones for the wolves.

    Timberwolves get John Wall
    Wizards get Rubio, Dunn, and Dieng

    I know there are a TON of BS articles out there, but this one came from a pretty reputable source. Anything that you have heard? Im just so curious to find out what the wolves will do.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Bryce Krispie Treats: Yeah i don’t follow them too much, it’s a lot more noise than trades that go through. I’d have trouble seeing the Wizards trading Wall… Would be an interesting trade tho!

  8. Not Your Average Joe says:
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    It’s hard for me to keep ignoring that KCP just can’t put up good numbers next to R-Jax. Jackson took 16 shots last night; nobody else on the team took more than 10. I know KCP had an injury, rolled his ankle last night, yadda, but still. 5-6 games next to R-Jax so far and they have all been notably lower production than he had without R-Jax. Is it time to cut KCP for one of the following? Or Harkless for that matter?

    Sean Kilpatrick, Robert Covington, Tyler Johnson, or Aaron Gordon? (Btw, like KCP, any of these guys would be a keeper for me at an 11th round value if they’re worthwhile.)

    Team: Lowry, Conley, Collison, Beal, KCP, Batum, Harkless, Millsap, Zingis, Gobert, RoLo

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Not Your Average Joe: He was going OK right when RJax got back… But yeah, it’s rolling down. Sure I would lose both and get Kilpatrick – I love him – anddddd probably Covington

  9. VamosErik88 says:
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    Hi JB, what’s on?
    First of all I’m still amazed by Nance’s dunk, I can’t take my mind off of it…..maybe I’ve the bias of owning him i my Dynasty XD

    Just wanna get your advice on a move I’m evaluating to create some cap space while not losing competitivity of my roster.
    I’d like to deal Clarkson, and it’s 8M 1y contract, to get Gary Harris (3M 1Y). How do you rate this move?

    looking forward to your answer. Greetings from Italy 😉

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @VamosErik88: What’s good?! Hah yeah that hang time and his wing span are crazy!

      It seems about right, and yeah remembering your league, it’s pretty deep rosters, so saving money anywhere can help. I think I like it!

      • VamosErik88 says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Whoa thanks man, going to explore this option 😉

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          JB Gilpin says:
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          @VamosErik88: Sounds good!

  10. Jeremy says:
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    Who would you pickup tonight on a purely who’s gonna have the best game basis?

    Brandon Jennings, Kyle O’Quinn, Mudiay, Nurkic, Tony Parker?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jeremy: I’m riding the hot KOQ!

  11. Everybody Loves Draymond says:
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    @JB

    I could use some scoring and 3pts. Thinking about grabbing T. Ross or Belineli. Which of my bigs would you drop first?

    Biyombo, Nurkic, Len, Henson, Taj?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Everybody Loves Draymond: I’n nab Belli, more consistent minutes. Would drop… Biyombo I think

  12. Threekola says:
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    No one who gets dunked on like that deserves to be on my squad.

    Trade Brook Lopez + Darren Collison to get Goose?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Threekola: Hahaha I thought at first it was gonna be a garbage offer as a joke haha. But yeah that seems fairly even, and I would take Goose side

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      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Zinger: Hahahaha that is FAN-TASTIC!

      • Zinger says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Kemba out tomorrow, Belli must stream if looking for pts right? What about Gallo (no Frazier), Jeff Green (ew), Temple (eh)

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          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Zinger: Hah yeah for a 1 game stream I like Belinelli too

    • Slim

      Slim says:
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      @Zinger: Oh man that was amazing. My new favorite player.

      • JB Gilpin

        JB Gilpin says:
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        @Zinger: @Slim: Hahaha yeah I’m really liking this guy

        • Slim

          Slim says:
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          @JB Gilpin: You see Mozgov’s reaction?

          • JB Gilpin

            JB Gilpin says:
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            @Slim: Hah yup! Barely in the corner, but makes the GIF!

  13. #flytheW says:
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    Good morning JB !! I’m in a 12 team h2h daily league 9 cat 3 bench no IL we use FG FG%FT% 3’s pts stls rbds ast blk my team is

    Guards …. lin, collison, tyler johnson, schroder, nick young,

    Dorrian finley smith I had just picked him up to stream last night since lin sat AGAIN.

    Forward/Center … draymond, Anthony davis, d favors, Dwight powell, horford, Tobias

    Center …. Robin Lopez

    There’s not much out there but could you name a couple guys you might drop I’m guessing you might say DFS or swaggy some free agents are nogueria, belinelli, pat Patterson , Gary harris, Tony Allen …. thought Gary harris might be a good grab and /or some one different. Thank you for your thoughts and help !! Happy holidays

    • JB Gilpin

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      @#flytheW: Morning man! Well, it’s afternoon for me, but ya know! Yup Swaggy then DFS wqould be my cuts in that order. I kinda like what Beli is doing, but even with all the flack I get from Slim by not liking Harris as much as he does, he would be my first add. Then if you need 3s/scoring this week, I don’t mind holding Swaggy for now, so yeah DFS out for Harris

  14. Jake Smith says:
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    Hey JB,

    im in a standard 9 cat league with 12 teams. Would you trade Westy & Enes Kanter for Porzingis & Lamarcus Alridge??

    Im in last place right now so im trying to make a drastic move lol.

    Let me know thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jake Smith: Ehhhhhh. I think I would need more. He have a better second option than Aldridge?

      • Jake Smith says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Hey JB,

        but cant you argue that Porky has been giving better overall value than westy so far this season? Especially when you consider westbrooks low fg% and high TO’s and low defensive stats.

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          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Jake Smith: @Jake Smith: Roto or H2H? In H2H, you love the stat stuffing and can build around the deficiencies. In Roto this is wayyyy close. I might do it in Roto

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @JG: Ugh, that’s awful. He’ll be very much missed

  15. E says:
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    Should I trade Dwight Howard for Eric Gordon?

    Team below, h2h, 9 cat, obviously punting FT%. 3rd to last in 3s made so far this season

    PG – Curry
    SG – Ariza
    SF – Terrence Jones
    PF – Drummond
    C – Deandre Jordan
    UTIL – Clint Capela
    UTIL – Ricky Rubio
    UTIL – Jordan Clarkson
    BN – Elfrid Payton
    BN – Sergio Rodriguez
    BN – Dwight Howard
    BN – Nick Young (was Tim Frazier)

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @E: Hmmmmm. Yeah I think I’m OK with that given your team build, you remain loaded at big man

  16. Doctor G says:
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    Wudup JB!! Excellent work as always! Now that I traded Al and DJ for Giannis in my 12 team H2H keeper league, Millsap is the only player I have left on my roster with C eligibility. Would you endorse trading one of Reke/Lin or Elf for RoLo?? If so, who? I know RoLo ain’t fancy, but he gets blocks and decent percentages. Or should I be aiming a little higher? Thanks for all your help as always bud!!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Doctor G: What’s up man?! Thanks for dropping by as always! Sure, I wouldn’t mind dealing Reke or Lin for him. Elfrid… I’m still so allured by his upside! Playing a lot better. Would hold out and hope one of the first two works

  17. Nick says:
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    Do we still believe in Nurkic in a dynasty setting? I can pick Kanter up off waivers for Nurk at the moment, but I don’t see Kanter as much of a dynasty target. What do you guys suggest, pull the trigger or stick it out?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Nick: Yeahhhh I’d try my best to hold Nurk, still very young and still a lot of upside

  18. Toni Vidal Ribes says:
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    Hi JB!

    I’m afraid of let go Westbrook in this trade:
    Westbrook + Tobias + Dieng
    x
    Lebron + Griffin
    What would you do?

    Thanks!

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      @Toni Vidal Ribes:

      Dinasty – 12er – Roto – 11 cat

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        @Toni Vidal Ribes:

        Sorry JB!!!
        Forgot the previous offer. The final offer is:
        Westbrook + Nurkic + Tobias + Kilpatrick
        x
        Lebron + Griffin + Teleto + Barea
        What would you do?

        My team is:
        G: Curry/Westbrook/Bledsoe/E. Gordon/Kilpatrick
        F: Tobias/Parsons/Valentine/Ibaka
        C: Dieng/Chandler/Kanter/O`Quinn/Henson/Nurkic

        Covington is in FA: Drop I anyone to add him?

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Toni Vidal Ribes: Got a similar offer on the Pod, and yeah I’m passing on this one too. Too much upside on your end and too much junk at the bottom end of their end

  19. Larry says:
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    Who’s better to own ROS – Harris, J Rich, or Knight? 8-cat H2H. Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Larry: Now that he’s healthy and looks like he’s gonna get his mins… Gimme Harris

  20. Johnc says:
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    Jrue for Jokic? Are there values close ROS (9 cats)

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Johnc: Sure, if you have good G depth and need a big. I think they’re close

  21. John says:
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    Big question- there’s an owner in my league getting desperate

    My team:
    Jennings (stream)
    Hill
    Teague
    Payton
    Giannis
    Jokic
    Dieng
    Jamychal
    Griffin
    Nurkic
    Parsons
    Rubio
    Winslow
    Millsap

    His team:
    Rose
    Dev Booker
    Schroder
    Conley
    Richardson
    Mirotic
    Casspi
    Harkless
    Okafor
    Dwight
    Barton
    Clarkson
    Cousins
    Drummond

    I’m focused on boards, assists, steals, blocks and fg. He’s not too big on keeping cousins or conley. Should i try to package a deal for cousins/conley? Since i’m losing ft basically every week, should i punt and trade for drum/howard? How would the trade look? (trying to get a nice deal) Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @John: Few things, I don’t think your FT is really that awful, I dunno if I would flatout punt it. I like trying to buy cousins off a DNP, I dunno if Conley is at a good price. Blake + Hill for Cousins?

      • Jason says:
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        @JB Gilpin: should there be any concern for cousins with a potential trade or DNPs as the season progresses?

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Jason: Oh for sure, always concern of that with Boogie who seems to always miss games…. But I think at that value it might be worth it, I think Hill gets a dropoff when healthy

  22. Afro_the says:
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    JB – My team has been going so horrendous at the start of the season that I was too depressed to post in these forums. However, getting some of the Injury Brigade (Conley – Parsons- Holiday – Lin – PG13) back and feeling like I can make a playoffs push…

    Have you ever made it into the playoffs from a 0-7 start?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Afro_the: Haha don’t feel depressed, this is a safe space! I’ve never done a 1 win/1 loss league so I dunno, but I know I’ve made some dramatic comebacks. In REL, 6 teams outta 20 make playoffs, and I was sub .500 through like week 12 or 13, then just killed it on a comeback tour

  23. Beal Parmesean says:
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    Should I offer my Covington for Taj Gibson? My strengths are FG%, STLs, REBs, TOs, BLKs, and 3s. FT punt basically(I have Whiteside and Gobert). Just worrying Covington’s upside is so much higher than Taj’s.

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Beal Parmesean: Covington’s upside is bigger… Ummmm, I mean it’s low end, but since you’re good in 3s/stl, might as well boost up your bigs, I like it

  24. Tyler says:
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    Who should i drop to activate guys from my IL:

    G-Lowry, Dragic, Bev, LouWill
    F-Giannis,Hayward,Gay,Harkless,Jamychal,JRich(wanna keep this dude since Dragic might get traded)
    C-Gobert,Turner,Ibaka
    IL-GHarris,Tyreke

    • Tyler says:
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      @Tyler: Trade Ibaka + JMyke for Horford to free up a spot. Hope this is a good trade for me. Ibaka and Horford are averaging pretty similar numbers but Horf has 4ast per game.

      • JB Gilpin

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        @Tyler: Oh damn, that’s a HUGE trade for you! Love getting Horford there. Then probably could drop Harkless, but honestly I dunno if I would want Reke over Harkless… It’s close… Can you wait it out a few more games?

        • Tyler says:
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          @JB Gilpin: i was keeping reke in my IL since i feel like i need assists but if this horford deal comes through, then i do agree that harkless might be a better fit. Issue now is i feel like im really light on boards. Any advice on who to target and give up? Appreciate it Jb! Love the work you guys do here.

        • Tyler says:
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          @JB Gilpin: thinking i should also sell high on dragic gay and lou will? What do you think of dragic + louwill for either kemba, holiday, teague or thomas?

          Louwill for otto porter?
          Gay + louwill for kevin love?

          Trying to open up a space for streamers as well.

          • JB Gilpin

            JB Gilpin says:
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            @Tyler: Maybe a super lowball offer for Tyson Chandler? Meh probably wanna go higher than that. I bet you could buy Vucevic pretty low! Maybe offer… Gay? Might even be able to get a throw in.

            Def sell high on Lo Will! I’d do that deal for Kemba, but Dragic I really like, i dunno about the others. Gimme Porter and yup and I would take Love. Any time!

  25. Shahed says:
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    Hi Guys,

    Gary Harris is available in my league, shuld I drop Barton for him? H2H, 9 Cat, 12 Teams

    My Team:
    G: Harden, DeRozan, McCollum, Kilpatrick, Rose, Barton
    F: Ilyasova, Booker, Henson
    C: Howard, Adams, Pau Gasol, Zeller

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Shahed: Yup!

  26. Shahed says:
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    Hey Guys,

    I am in a ROTO, 9 Cat, 12 Teams league,

    My Stats: FG%-1, FT%-9, 3PTM-10.5, PTS-10, REB-11, AST-12, ST-11, BLK-1, TO-1

    My Team:
    G: Walker, Wall, Batum, Jackson, Gordon, Collison, Beverley
    F: Hayward, Porzingis, Harkless, Ilyasova,
    C: Horford, C Zeller

    I traded away Westbrook, Marvin Williams and Taj Gibson for Kemba, Gordon and Porzingis,

    Firstly was that a good trade? And secondly, I need blocks, I have been offered Pau, what do you think of him, he has less minutes and games right, is he still fantasy relevant? And who should I trade for him?

    • JB Gilpin

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      @Shahed: Yeah given the dire need you need to bounce back in TO, i like it. Still need to work on your FG% though, I might shop like Batum…

      I would only take Pau on a lower end deal, he does help your team though. RJax maybe since he’s a FG%/TO drain?

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