Another Fantasy Basketball 2-Week Frenzy is nearing, which means another look ahead to try and permit you to in placing together the most productive lineup possible.
(Note: All statistics by way of 1/13)
Player 1 (7 Games)
Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Kevin Durant, Danny Granger, Dirk Nowitzki
Each of the ones avid gamers are a variety of the NBA's top-10 in scoring affordable, with Anthony primary the easiest way at 29.Eight points-per-game (PPG) and Bosh at the once more end with a neat affordable of 24.Zero PPG. However, Bosh is the principle rebounder of the gang with 11.Three rebounds in step with sport (RPG). Nowitzki has necessarily essentially the most blocks in step with sport (BPG) at 1.27, while Granger leads in steals in step with sport (SPG) with 1.62, and three-pointers in step with sport (3PG) with 3.1. While Durant does no longer lead this workforce in any specific magnificence, he's the NBA's third-leading scorer and does a bit of bit little little bit of the whole thing. Nobody in this workforce, however, passes the ball so much. Anthony leads the avid gamers proper right here with 3.Three helps to keep with sport (APG), and Durant is 2nd at 3.0.
Player 2 (8 Games)
Kobe Bryant, Monta Ellis, Chris Paul, Brandon Roy, Dwayne Wade
An extremely talented workforce, a large number of avid gamers listed here are dealing with injuries – even though no longer ones that have saved them out for any period of time. Bryant has a broken correct index finger that he's taking part in by way of, however moreover is suffering from once more spasms. Wade is taking part in by way of an injured wrist, and Roy sat out a large number of the second a part of a modern sport with a just right hamstring. Other than that, they're great! But not one of the ones maladies must down them for the next two weeks, so feel free to use any for your fantasy basketball roster. Note that each one avid gamers except for Paul are a variety of the league's top-10 in PPG, alternatively he is the NBA's leader in APG with 11.2, and is 2nd in SPG with 2.31. Ellis is 0.33 in that statistic, with 2.30 steals in step with sport.
Player 3 (7 Games)
Tim Duncan, Tireke Evans, Antawn Jamison, Joe Johnson, Zach Randolph
This is a dynamic workforce that incorporates avid gamers with a large number of different skills, alternatively every player is averaging more than 20.Zero PPG, even though Jamison leads the gang with 22.Four PPG, so the difference there is also minuscule. Duncan leads this batch of avid gamers with 1.88 BPG, alternatively irrespective of the truth he averages over 10 rebounds in step with contest, he's no longer the executive in that magnificence – Randolph is with 11.4. Randolph leads the NBA with 4.6 offensive boards in step with sport, which makes a difference because of they are two parts in this scoring machine. Evans and Johnson every affordable on the subject of 5.Zero assists, alternatively Evans leads with on the subject of 1.Five SPG.
Player 4 (8 Games)
Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard, Chris Kaman, Amare Stoudemire, Gerald Wallace
Welcome to the Land of Rebound. That's this workforce's dependable determine, because of they collect boards similar to the IRS collects taxes. Howard leads the NBA in rebounds in step with contest with 13.2, and Wallace and Gasol are inside the top-five in that magnificence. While Stoudemire and Kaman aren't at their level relating to RPG, they do score on the subsequent pace, and are the only two in this workforce averaging no less than 20.Zero PPG. Only Stoudemire doesn't affordable no less than 1.Zero block in step with contest among this number of tall men, while Howard is the NBA's leader in that statistic as well, as he knocks away on the subject of 2.Five footage in step with sport. There are minor injuries to consider proper right here, with Gasol (hamstring) and Kaman (once more), alternatively every must be great and in their respective lineups quicker than Monday.
Player 5 (7 Games)
Brandon Jennings, Tony Parker, Rajon Rondo, Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook
This is the aim guard assortment in this specific fantasy basketball contest. Rondo leads this workforce with 9.7 helps to keep with contest (and leads the NBA in steals with 2.47 in step with sport), alternatively no player proper right here averages fewer than 5.Nine assists. That player will also be Parker, who could also be dealing with plantar fasciitis in his left foot, even though he's taking part in by way of it. Jennings is 2nd in PPG with 18.0 – behind Derrick Rose's 18.6 – alternatively he has one massive receive advantages: three-pointers. He has just about 50 more than the runner-up in that stat among this workforce, Oklahoma City's Westbrook. But Westbrook moreover averages a couple of rebound in step with contest more than each and every different player proper right here.
Player 6 (7 Games)
Rudy Gay, Al Harrington, Corey Maggette, Paul Pierce, Rodney Stuckey
We get once more to scoring with this workforce (as in parts, you pervert!), As every averages no less than 18.1 PPG, with Gay's 20.Four parts in step with contest primary the bunch. Gay moreover leads in steals with 1.54, while Stuckey averages 1.41, and Pierce averages 1.28. Pierce leads in three-point footage made in step with contest, while Stuckey averages 4.Four APG, which is tops in this workforce. As for rebounds, you are able to chalk that up to Gay as well, who pulls down 6.Three boards in step with sport, merely ahead of Maggette and Harrington's 5.Nine in step with contest.
Player 7 (8 Games)
L. a.Marcus Aldridge, Baron Davis, Andre Iguodala, Al Jefferson, Kevin Love
This is a group filled with wildly more than a few varieties of avid gamers that every affordable between 15.Three PPG (Love) to 18.Zero PPG (Iguodala and Jefferson). As a point guard, Davis leads this workforce in assists with 8.1 in step with contest, even though his 1.81 SPG are 2nd to Iguodala's 1.95. Love is the absolute best rebounder inside the workforce with 12.Five in step with contest, which is 2nd inside the NBA, and Jefferson is 2nd inside the workforce with 9.7 alternatively leads with 1.03 BPG.
Player 8 (7 Games)
Andrew Bogut, Marc Gasol, Al Horford, David Lee, Brook Lopez
Another workforce where the large men roam loose, this number of amenities is led in rebounds in step with contest thru Lee, who pulls down 10.Nine in step with sport, with Lopez trailing the pack at 9.6 in step with contest. Fantasy basketball will also be no longer the rest without blocks, so irrespective of Lopez being inside the once more relating to boards, he leads the gang with 2.Zero BPG, merely ahead of Bogut's 1.9. Lopez is also solid in PPG, averaging 18.6, even though that trails the gang leader, Lee, who puts in 19.Zero PPG.
Player 9 (7 Games)
Trevor Ariza, Caron Butler, Luol Deng, Yi Jianlian, Josh Smith
Only Ariza is presented in three-pointers made, which provides him the ease in that appreciate, alternatively his 5.7 RPG is the ground affordable inside the workforce, and he's the only one no longer averaging no less than 6.Five boards. Ariza does lead in SPG with 1.79, alternatively every player except for Jianlian averages no less than 1.0. Smith is the executive with 8.Zero RPG, followed thru Deng's 7.7, and Smith moreover blocks 2.13 footage in step with sport, with Deng and Jianlian moreover swatting no less than one shot in step with contest. Smith's 14.7 PPG is the ground affordable in this workforce, which is paced thru Deng's 17.Four scoring affordable.
Player 10 (8 Games)
Michael Beasley, Rashard Lewis, Troy Murphy, Jason Richardson, Lou Williams
This is a three-point popping workforce, with Lewis, Murphy and Richardson every inside the top-20 in treys hit in step with contest. Beasley doesn't hit threes with regularity, alternatively he is 2nd inside the workforce in RPG with 6.7, trailing Murphy's 9.6. Williams is the clear leader in helps to keep with contest with 4.3, and is 2nd in PPG with 15.5, which is 2nd to Beasley's scoring affordable of 16.1. Williams moreover averages 1.35 steals in step with contest, the only player in this workforce with an average of no less than 1.Zero steals or blocks in step with sport.
Player 11 (7 Games)
Brendan Haywood, Kenyon Martin, Kendrick Perkins, Luis Scola, Jason Thompson
Scola leads this workforce in scoring with an average of 14.6, followed thru Thompson at 14.2. Haywood is final with a scoring affordable of 9.6, alternatively his 2.19 blocks in step with contest lead this workforce and are 0.33 inside the NBA. Fantasy basketball aficionados may also be happy to grab that Haywood leads this workforce with an average of 10.Five RPG, even though none affordable fewer than 8.2 (Perkins).
Player 12 (7 Games)
Ray Allen, Wilson Chandler, Jamal Crawford, Chris Douglas-Roberts, JR Smith
This workforce does no longer have a large differential in scoring averages, with Crawford primary the easiest way at 17.1 PPG, and Chandler heading up the rear thru putting in 15.Zero parts in step with contest. But Chandler's 5.6 RPG are far and away necessarily essentially the most, with Douglas-Roberts 2nd at 4.3. Douglas-Roberts and JR Smith are also the only avid gamers in this workforce averaging no less than 1.Zero steals in step with sport. Smith leads in 3PG, alternatively correct behind him is Allen, as chances are high that you can expect. Allen does lead in dimes in step with contest, alternatively at merely 2.9.
Player 13 (8 Games)
Elton Brand, Marcus Camby, Lamar Odom, Emeka Okafor, Thaddeus Young
This is not a group you'd classify as high-scoring. Young leads the easiest way with 14.1 PPG, alternatively Camby and Odom affordable fewer than 10.Zero parts in step with contest. Don't discount them strictly because of that, however. Each has rebounding acumen, with Camby primary the easiest way at 11.Four RPG (sixth inside the NBA), while Odom pulls down 9.Nine boards in step with contest – which is similar price Okafor does. Camby moreover swats 2.08 footage in step with sport, with Okafor behind him at 1.76 and Brand next at 1.26. Young, Brand and Camby moreover affordable no less than 1.Zero steals in step with contest.
Player 14 (8 Games)
Corey Brewer, Stephen Curry, Raymond Felton, Andre Miller, Jameer Nelson
Nobody will ever confuse the avid gamers in this workforce of being scoring champions, because of they affordable between 11.7 PPG (Nelson) and 12.Nine PPG (Felton). One issue they may be able to do, however, is dish the rock. Felton leads at 5.2 APG, and most efficient Brewer does affordable no less than 4.Four assists. Brewer leads the gang in rebounds in step with contest with 4.0, however, and is 0.33 inside the workforce in steals, with 1.Four in step with sport, trailing Curry's 1.76 affordable and Felton's 1.83.