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Archive for December, 2012

December 20, 2012

. This is the Wednesday December 19th, 2012 edition of “All Things Fantasy”. I give my tough start/options for this upcoming week in fantasy football. Then, talk a lot of fantasy basketball. My notes from the show are below

Selections im debating this week

Danny Amendola (owned in 54% ESPN) vs Lance Moore

Demarrco Murray, Trent Richardson, Darren mcfadden, or Knowshon

Eric Decker or Cecil Shorts

Id Starts Sam Bradford in daily leagues this week vs TB

Brandon Myers or Dennis Pitta

Romo or Cam Newton (talk about the Cam trade I made)

Wouldn’y start Mccoy/ Brown or Bradshaw/Wilson

NBA

Pickups of the week

Spencer Hawes (38% of ESPN leagues)- has scored in double figures in last 5 games and has scored 15 or more points in 4 of those 5 . hes averaging almost 16 points and close to 7 rebounds and 1 zblock per game during that span.

Alan Anderson (1.5% of ESPN leagues)- has been awesome in his last 2 games. He just returned from an injury but has averaged 21 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assist in those 2 games. They don’t have a SF

Blind Resume

Player A – 41% FG, 82% FT, 4 rebs, 6 assist, 11 PPG, 1.8 Steals,2.8 TO

Player B – 46.6% FG, 87% FT, 3.2 rebounds, 5 assist, 1 Steal, 11 PPG, 1.8 TO

Player A is Jeremy Lin (100% owned)
Player B is Jarret Jack (67% owned)

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“All Things Fantasy” (12-17-12)

December 18, 2012

This is the Monday, December 17th, 2012 edition of “All Things Fantasy” where I talk about some under/over performers in fantasy basketball and whether they can keep it or not. Then, I look forward to next years 2013 fantasy football drafts and talk about who should be some top picks. Also, answer some listeners call-ins about their fantasy teams.

Here are my notes from the show.

Over/ under performers
Rotoworld is reporting Amare could be back this weekend
Eric Gordon is returning from to NO next week.
Isaacs lineup question – Jrue Holiday, C.J. Miles, Jarret jack and Bradley Beal. pick 3 of 4

Paul Millsap- has already hit 11 3s this year and shooting 45% from deep and he hit only 7 all of last year. Is averaging 1.4 points less than last year but everything else is basically the same
Demarcus Cousins- under performing- averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds,1.6 asssist, 45 FG%,1.2 blocks, 1.5 steals last year. This year 17 points, 9.8 rebounds, .6 blocks, 2 asissts, 1.3 steals 42 FG% (13th in rebounding)
Deron Williams- Under performing and looks to stay that way. Averaged 21 points, 8.8 assist, 40.7 FG% 33.6 3pt%, 1.2 steals, 4 TO last year. This year averaging 17 points, 8 assist, 1 steal, 39 FG%, 29 3pt% 3 TO
Paul George- over performing, 16. 4 PPG,6.8 rebs, 3.6 assist, 1.3 steals. 8 blocks 42 FG%, 41% 3 PT%,
Marcin Gortat-15.4 points, 10 rebounds,1.5 blocks last year. 11 PPG, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks
Marcus Thornton- Under
Tyreke Evans
Jrue Holiday- 13.5 points, 43FG%, 3.2 rebounds, 4.5 assist, ….This year 18.3 points, 4 rebounds, 9 assist, 45 FG%,
Ersan Illyasova
Danillo Gallinari

NFL
Top picks for next year (in no particular order):

Adrian Peterson
Arian foster
Drew Brees
Tom Brady
Aaron Rodgers-
Trent Richardson
Doug Martin
Marshawn Lynch
Calvin Johnson
A.J. Green
B-Marsh

“All Things Fantasy” (12-12-12)

December 13, 2012

This is the Wednesday December 12,2012 edition of “All Things Fantasy”. Michael Pichan (@FantasyNomad), host of the Fantasy Nomad Show & 2 Guys & a Friggin Football Show for RotoInfo.com, joined me to talk about week 15 in fantasy football, answer questions from callers/tweeters, and go over some waiver wire pickups. Also, I give some fantasy basketball pickups.

Here are my notes from the show.

Fantasy Football questions

Bryce Brown or David Wilson

.5 PPR Darren mcfadden or Knowshon- Amendola, Josh Gordon or Decker or Cecil Short

.5 PPR Bryce Brown, David Wilson or Knowshon- Lance Moore or Danario Alexander

What are some good streaming defenses?

Do you believe in the Detroit D?

Would you start the Bear D vs GB?

1 PPR Shonne Green, Powell, or Vick ballard

1 PPR Brandon Myers, either NY Jets RB

Any Big time players your scared to start this week?
Stevan Ridley vs the 49ers?
Ryan Mathews vs any1 (joique Bell has as many FPTs as Mathews)
Ray Rice vs Denver
Chris Johnson vs NYJ
BJGE vs Philly
Forte vs GB, hasn’t scored a TD in his last 5 games

What are some other players your getting a lot of questions about?

The Dallas Cowboys, Demarrco seems like a bad start this week, PIT is #1 vs TE, Dez Bryant injury

Would you start Torrey Smith?
what can we expect from RG3 if he plays
Rank Josh Freeman vs NO, Eli @ ATL, Andy Dalton vs PHI

Basketball
Pickups (% owned in ESPN leagues)
Shawn Marion SF/PF Dal (19.4%)- has produced 21 or more fantasy points in 5 out of his last 6 games played (missed last 2 games) still had 18 FPTs the game he didn’t reach 20.

Toney Douglass PG/SG Hou (1%)- big with him is he has gotten almost 33 minutes in his last 3 games played and has averaged almost 21 fantasy points per game during that span.

Pickup of the week
Jose Calderon (60% owned)- Kyle Lowry is hurt again. Calderon was putting up monster games when Lowry was out so look for continue that production as long as he is out.

John Salmons SG/ SF, SAC(1.1% ESPN)- Starting to get a lot more playing time and producing. Has 17 or more fantasy points in 5 out of his last 6 games including a 43 point game 2 games ago.

Shannon Brown SG, PHX(8.4%)- has scored in double digit points in his last 6 straight games and has scored at least 20 or more fantasy points in 5 of those games.
Jeff Green SF/PF, BOS (8.3%)- is slowly starting to produce for the Celtics has he produced 24 or more fantasy points in 3 out of his last 5 games and no less than 14 fantasy points in those 5 games. If something happens to Paul pierce

Ed Davis PF/C,Tor(.6%)- Is getting the start tonight and should continue to see big minutes as long as Bargnani is out. He had 28 fantasy points in his last game in which he had a lot of PT.

Cuts-
Kris Humphries- Drop it likes its hot ( already dropped in 46% of leagues). He is not getting the PT any more and ain’t rebounds anymore. He did have a string a 3 games where he had 20 or fantasy points but that got followed by 11, 13, and 4 point fantasy games.

Al Farouq Aminu SF, NO(21% owned)- isn’t starting anymore so he isn’t producing anymore. Hasn’t reached 20 fantasy points in his last 6 games played.
Antwan Jamison (44% owned)- he actually hasn’t been doing that bad recently but he is now on the bench as JORDAN HILL is now starting infront of him. Nuff Said. Hasn’t reached double digit points in his last 3 games.

Marcus Thornton SG, Sac(85% owned)- Tough to drop him but he just isn’t producing. In his last 4 games he has only 8, 12, 14, 9 FPTs. Has scored 24 TOTAL points in those 4 games

“All Things Fantasy” (12-3-12)

December 4, 2012

This is the Monday December 3rd, 2012 edition of “All Things Fantasy”. I talk about players you should pickup and drop for fantasy basketball. Also, recap the weekend that was in Fantasy Football. Here are my notes from the show.

“All Things Fantasy”

Pablo Prigioni- (Yahoo 1%) with Raymond Felton hurt, He has a bone bruise, Prigioni could have a bigger roll. Not doing a lot this season but he could easily averaged close to 25-30 min a game.

Pickup(s) of the Week

Gerald Henderson (2.3%espn, 26%yahoo) Pickup of the week- last year averaged 15 points, 4 rebs, 2.3 asisst,. 9 steals and shot 46% from the field. those are basically the same numbers Marcus Thornton is putting up

Larry Sanders (47% yahoo)- this guy has had his own block party, as he had a triple double with 10 blocks then followed that up 5 blocks the next game

Pickups

Robin Lopez (40%Yahoo)- last 14 days, 12.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2 blocks, while shooting close to 48% from the field

Jonas Valanciunas (30% Yahoo)- finnalyy is getting numbers as he has averaged close to 30 min a game the last 14 days. while averaging 11 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2 ast and 2 blocks.

Carlos Delfino- (8% in yahoo)if your looking for 3s than DELFINOOOOO is yo man. in just 17 min last game he hit 3 3s, scored 15 points, grabbed 5 rebs and dished out 3 ast.

Nikola Vucevic (55% owned)- is still getting plenty of PT, 28 MPG, 10.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, almost 2 ast, 1 stl, 2 blocks.

Vince Carter (46% yahoo)- 14.5 points, 3.2 3PM, 2 rebounds/assist, shooting 50% from the field and 86% from the line.

Pablo Prigioni- (Yahoo 1%) with Raymond Felton hurt, He has a bone bruise, Prigioni could have a bigger roll. Not doing a lot this season but he could easily averaged close to 25-30 min a game.

Players to cut

Kris Humphries (80%owned )- averaging 8 n 8 on the year. very little of much else.

Harrison Barnes (57%). had a hot streak weeks ago but isn’t playing well of late.4 points, 3 rebs, 1.5 ast, 23 MPG, shooting 27% from the field

Isiah Thomas (45%) he was owned close to 100% when the season started. Told ya so. now just 8 points, 1.2 rebounds, not even 2 ast, . 5 steals.

Derrick Rose (74%)-

NFL-

Brandon Myers- have yo self a day 14 catches, 130 yards, 1 TD. looks to be the only real for the raiders.

Josh Gordon with another long TD

Phillys receivers are in trouble

Brandon Lloyd cannot be started, neither can Jordy nelson

Demarcoo Murray looks like a solid start next week, had 23 carries for 83 yards, 4 catches for 19 yards, gets the Bengals next week

Not sure what to expect next week the steelers run game Dwyer 16 carries for 49 yards & 1 TD, Redman 9 carries for 46 yards

Knowshown could be a solid start got 20 carries for 69 yards and caught 4 passes for 14 yards.

Kapernick isn’t the best fantasy QB 208 passing yards, 84 rushing yards on 9 carries ( 1 rush for 50 yards)

nate Washington 3 catches for 96 yards.

PICKUP Justin forsett if you own Arian Foster

Vick Ballard is the back to own for INDY- 9 rushes for 41 yards and a TD

Hilton 6 catches (12 targets) for 100 yards, Donnie Avery 5 catches (14 Targets) 91 yards 2 TDs, Wayne 4 catches (9 targets) 51 Yards.