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Tom will be battling in favor of Tyus Jones and Alex in favor of Dejounte Murray. Round 1: I thought you were going to pick a player that would be harder for me to argue against. Dejounte Murray? The tall “point guard” with an 18 percent assist rate? My man

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Chris McCullough, who turned 22 on February 5th, was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets at the end of the first round in 2015 and has not cracked their pathetic rotation, so I understand if anyone is skeptical about his fantasy upside. However, right now he will cost you almost nothing

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The Dynasty Guru Podcast: Ep. 3 is live and available here and on iTunes. This is the first episode in which we discuss dynasty basketball. Tom Trudeau and TDG Hoops Contributor Andrew Ressler discuss the February Dynasty 200 fantasy basketball rankings. Topics include: The dynasty stock of Nikola Jokic, D’Angelo

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In recent months I’ve examined hoops prospects I find interesting that may be worth acquiring or picking up on the waiver wire, depending on the size of your league. In yet another International Men of Mystery version of Digging for Diamonds, I’ll focus on 2016 1st round picks, Juan Hernangomez and Thon

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A quick primer on these #Dynasty200 ranks for newcomers: These are designed with 9-category, H2H leagues in mind. If you play in a roto league, I recommend fading the category ruiners like Dwight Howard. If you play in an 8-category league, you can give a bump to volume guys with massive

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After riding the bench for most of the season, Lakers’ rookie center Ivica Zubac has posted three double-doubles in the last ten days despite playing fewer than 30 minutes in each contest. Born in a country that definitely exists – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Zubac played against top competition in Serbia before

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In the last edition of Digging for Diamonds I wrote up Willy Hernangomez and Richaun Holmes, a couple of intriguing “per minute darlings “that have yet to find consistent playing time. This time around, I’ll look at two prospects who have recently benefitted from more playing time – Caris LeVert and Montrezl

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BUY Disregarding the big names who have already broken out and become established stars. These players are ones to target now before they firmly establish their value. TJ Warren: Started off the season hot, went down with an injury, and has been up and down since his return. What he

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I’m a sucker for two things when it comes to dynasty basketball prospects – efficiency and sexy defensive stats. If players are efficient, they’re more likely to get playing time and put up stats. Sexy defensive stats make for a high floor, because the player can be deployed as a useful specialist at minimum. That’s

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When a blue chip prospect such as Karl Anthony Towns plays well, we can be reasonably sure that his production is a legitimate reflection of his true talent. On the other hand, when less heralded prospects break out it can be harder to trust their production will hold long term. Here’s my

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