Fantasy Basketball Haiku: The Sky Is The Limit (Chapter 2)
Fantasy Basketball Haiku:
The Sky Is The Limit (Chapter 2)
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I have been watching and thinking about Fantasy Basketball about 17 of the 17 Hours I am awake. It has been an interesting season where we have seen trends of players go up and down like Lindsay Lohan’s acting career. With stars such as Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Love, Amar’e Stoudemire now healthy the NBA season has certainly been changing on a week-to-week basis. Just when we thought we got all the stars back, we have a handful more who are looking to make their debut this month.
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CHAPTER 2 RECAP HAIKUS
Kyle Lowry will be back at 35 Minutes soon.
Jose Calderon should be on most benches until he gets traded.
DeMar DeRozan is showing flashes of his BEAST potential.
Ed Davis is an inconsistent double-double player despite the Raptors being thin.
Amir Johnson is making a case to be a Raptor for life.
Andrea Bargnani could be back in a couple of weeks.
The Other Jonas Brother who plays as soft as one, is out another month at least.
Rajon Rondo is ELITE, but there’s more potential for him.
Jason Terry is not seeing enough consistent minutes to be anything more than desperate.
Paul Pierce is still the Truth.
Brandon Bass and Jeff Green are in a complete timeshare with Jason Collins. Avoid.
Kevin Garnett looking one tick older in the box score these days.
Jrue Holiday continuing his ELITE season.
Evan Turner an inconsistent star in the making.
Jason Richardson/Dorrell Wright split too much time to start either with confidence. Edge J-Rich.
Lavoy Allen/Spencer Hawes is a time-share I would avoid.
Thaddeus Young is a Baller who is reaching his own.
Andrew Bynum could slow down his rate.
Andrew is also Must-Own as he can win you a championship during Playoff Time.
Deron Williams is still ELITE despite his slow start.
Joe Johnson has potential, but his prime consistency days are done.
Gerald Wallace is crashing hard, his Bobcat days are over.
Kris Humphries not getting minutes when healthy.
Brook Lopez is showing his inner BEAST.
NEW YORK KNICKS
Jason Kidd is getting his opportunity to put up Vintage J-Kidd numbers.
J.R. Smith will lose some value as Amar’e gets closer to 100%.
Carmel Anthony is a BEAST.
Amar’e Stoudemire is going to be fine when 100%.
Tyson Chandler will soon lose some value when Amar’e returns.
Brandon Knight is capped by Will Bynum on the bench.
Rodney Stuckey is one of the more consistent players Detroit counts on when healthy.
Austin Daye needs more PT over Tayshaun Prince.
Andre Drummond needs more PT over Jason Maxiell.
Greg Monroe is capped with Andre Drummond emerging.
Kyrie Irving is one the best fantasy PGs in the game.
Dion Waiters is being inconsistent, bench player at best.
Luke Walton is the best Small-Forward option for the Cavs.
Tristan Thompson will have his value capped by Zeller when Varejao is healthy.
Anderson Varejao is going to BEAST when he returns.
Paul George is the best scorer on the team.
David West is going downhill the quickest of the bunch.
George Hill is turning into the most consistent.
Roy Hibbert disappears after the 1st quarter of every game.
Danny Granger is going to ruin the consistency of the ENTIRE team.
Luol Deng continues to get his production more often than not.
Joakim Noah has been a disappointment and is now sick.
Carlos Boozer will be an inconsistent stud.
PG situation is one to avoid, Hinrich is a low-end option at best.
Richard Hamilton is hard to ever trust and should be on your wire.
Brandon Jennings has more amazing nights than Busts.
Monta Ellis is the best fantasy guard of the two.
Ersan Ilyasova is better than Luc Richard, but coming off the bench makes him a risky own.
Larry Sanders has HUGE potential, do not trade him, he is a weapon.
Mike Dunleavy is no longer a fantasy option.
Nene is getting 100% healthy. He will put up ELITE numbers.
John Wall is a good guy to stash now if he is for some reason on any wire.
Jordan Crawford and Bradley Beal will lose value when Wall returns.
Emeka Okafor is getting his production, but Seraphin remains a risk.
Jameer Nelson is a good role player guard that gives you Conley type of production when hot.
Arron Afflalo can shine with no Glen Davis as far as top scorer.
J.J. Redick has lost some value as the season has progressed, his value has reached his ceiling.
Glen Davis will be a good own when he returns in a few weeks.
Nikola Vucevic is a great sell-high candidate before Davis returns. The 29 Rebounds was ridiculous.
Kemba Walker is the best Bobcat to own.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has his ups and downs, a rookie is always inconsistent.
Byron Mullens has opened the door for the Hakim Warrick show.
Bismack Biyombo has major block potential he has not shown yet.
Gerald Henderson has talent, but he also has Ben Gordon and Ramon Sessions eatting his PT.
Josh Smith has been showing up more nights than not. BEAST with BUST potential nightly.
Al Horford is losing consistent touches with the depth of the Hawks in scorers.
Jeff Teague having a good season, won’t get any better, but could get worse when Devin Harris returns.
Lou Williams is going to see Devin Harris take his value.
Kyle Korver stands to lose a lot of consistency and PT with the Hawks getting healthier.
Zaza Pachulia is not worth owning.
Lebron James is the best Fantasy Player in the game.
Dwayne Wade is still a BEAST.
Chris Bosh’s upside is capped by the emerging bench of the Heat.
Mario Chalmers is not worth starting, but the only other Heat worth owning.
Luke Ridnour is the starting PG for now, still not trustworthy with Barea and Rubio.
Ricky Rubio will be his vintage self by February.
Andrei Kirlenko is a stat machine who can put it up when he’s hot.
Kevin Love is still Kevin Love, expect him to get better as the season continues.
Nikola Pekovic will continue to get his, a great combo center to own with Love.
Alexey Shved is going to lose value as the Wolves get healthier.
Mo Williams could be out for a while, which means Jamaal Tinsely has some short term value.
Randy Foye has the keys to the offense, but Gordon Hayward is outperforming him on the bench.
Marvin Williams has always been an underperforming Forward.
Paul Millsap needs to get traded, or Derrick Favors needs to be moved. Both are hurting each other.
Al Jefferson would benefit if he was traded or the Jazz thinned out Kanter and Favors behind him.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
LaMarcus Aldridge is a BEAST more nights than not.
J.J. Hickson is a good sell high candidate with the Blazers healthy.
Damian Lillard still a lock for R.O.Y but his minutes are totaling up. Next Stephon Marbury.
Wesley Matthews not a player you want to depend on.
Nicolas Batum still has room to grow for a better season.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER
Kevin Durant BEAST.
Russell Westbrook BEAST.
Kevin Martin far from the player he was with the Rockets.
Serge Ibaka continues to be a Stud with good upside every night. Not going to slow down.
Andre Iguodala is an inconsistent BEAST.
Ty Lawson has been inconsistent all season, will continue that way.
Danilo Gallinari has a deep bench behind him to ruin his consistency.
Kenneth Faried is a rebound BEAST on most nights.
Javale McGee and Kosta Koufos eat eachother’s value.
DeMarcus Cousins is back to being a BEAST.
Jason Thompson is nothing to write home about.
Isiah Thomas is the PG for now, his value will be worthless when Thornton/Tyreke return.
John Salmons is in his best time to get good fantasy value.
If you held onto Tyreke, you have to keep holding.
Goran Dragic needs better players around him. Sell if you can get value.
Shannon Brown is no longer starting/no longer worth having on your fantasy team.
Michael Beasley days are over, Jared Dudley took his spot.
Luis Scola gets his moments, but they will go away before you can remember them.
Marcin Gortat is slowly building momentum towards a stronger season.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
Stephen Curry has hit his ELITE level. Just don’t think about the ankle.
Klay Thompson not giving much besides points and 3PTM.
Jarrett Jack has good potential, but will lose value when Andrew Bogut returns.
David Lee will lose some value as well when Bogut returns. Still ELITE.
Carl Landry will lose all value when Bogut returns.
Andrew Bogut is just going to eat up minutes with low Center #2 production.
Blake Griffin has BEAST potential, some inconsistency like FT%.
DeAndre Jordan needs more minutes, good reserve player if anything.
Caron Butler losses too much time to Matt Barnes.
Jamal Crawford is good while Chauncey Billups is out.
Chris Paul still MVP potential every night.
Steve Nash will get double digit assists 8/10 nights.
Kobe Bryant is still a BEAST.
Dwigth Howard is playing really bad, hold on.
Pau Gasol is playing at a good level to sell High.
Metta World Peace is a good low-end starter for your roster.
Jodie Meeks is inconsistent and is best left for the bench at best.
NEW ORLEANS HORNETS
Anthony Davis is going to lose shots to Eric Gordon. Sell Very High.
Robin Lopez sees Ryan Anderson eat into his minutes more than he wants to.
Eric Gordon is going to be a BEAST once 100% healthy.
Greivis Vasquez takes a small hit with the return of Eric Gordon.
James Harden is a BEAST.
Chandler Parsons has to deal with Carlos Delfino more than he wants to.
Patrick Patterson is the starting PF, but it will take time until he is 100%.
Jeremy Lin putting up numbers like his Knicks days.
Omer Asik is a rebound machine.
O.J. Mayo has to share the ball more with everyone healthy. Sell High.
Darren Collison is back to being the starting PG with zero competition.
Vince Carter back in the starting 5 for now. Not a long-term player.
Dirk Nowitzki will get his legs back and be his 20/10 old self by the end of the month.
Shawn Marion has talent, but team is too deep.
Chris Kaman solid more often than not.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS
Tim Duncan has BEAST potential, but his PT is not consistent.
Tony Parker is a great Fantasy PG who does not give you as many intangibles as you want.
Manu Ginobili is a good player to sell high as the Spurs are deeper than ever.
Danny Green is a high-upside spot start if you need one.
Tiago Splitter does not get enough touches in his inconsistent minutes.
Rudy Gay has hit a bump in the road with his production. He will be back to ELITE.
ZBO continues to be a consistent 20/10 threat nearly every night.
Marc Gasol not getting his shot off thanks to a stacked Grizzle team.
Mike Conley plays well on most nights, not a star, great role player for your roster.
Tony Allen has Steal potential and is now shooting.
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Finally Jameer broke out, helluva game
What do you guys think of Drummond vs McGee?
I like Drummond. They’re both really talented, but Drummond’s drawback is PT, which will improve as the season goes on. McGee’s drawbacks are his work ethic and attitude, and it’s anybody’s guess as to win those will improve.
I’m thinking of offering Lawson, Pekovic and Mayo/Thompson/Jordan Crawford for Lowry and Cousins. Any thoughts?
I say absolutely. Lowry and Cousins are the 2 best players in that trade currently. Do it.
I agree with Chubs.
Now is the time to make that trade as people will view Pekovick as a better player with Kevin Love banged up. We all know when it’s all said and done, Pek will be an inconsistent double-double machine with HUGE upside, and Bust potential nearly every night. More on Cousins in the Trade Market article coming soon..
Thanks guys. I offered it with J. Craw since he’ll probably take a big hit when Wall gets back.If that doesn’t work I’ll offer Mayo. I like that O.J.’s game is more well-rounded than Klay’s, but Klay is at least going to continue to get huge minutes and shoot the ball whenever he feels like it. Hopefully the the assists, steals and boards come at some point this season.
Right now I have McGee starting while Varejao is hurt. When Varejao returns, I’ll have McGee and Favors on my bench. Should I dump one of these two for Drummond? I feel like of the three, McGee has the lowest shot at more playing time. I think/hope Drummond will eventually be starting over Maxiell. Also, Favors will be a beast, but only if he or Millsap gets traded. McGee on the other hand seems like he’ll be a bench player throughout the season for George Karl. What do you guys think?