Fantasy Hoops Roundtable: Turn The Beat Around

Dec 24, 2009

Basketball Roundtable

Time for another fantasy basketball roundtable.

Erik of PointsInThePaint.com was responsible for this week’s Fantasy Hoops Roundtable debate topic.

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This Week’s Topic: It’s almost a  new year and time for new beginnings. Among the players who have currently fallen short of expectations, name two to three players you believe can turn around their fantasy performance (for the better) this 2010.

My Response: Al Jefferson is off to a slow start compared to his production the past two seasons with Minnesota. He is coming back from a serious knee injury and learning to play with a new coach in a new system. As he knee gets stronger and he becomes more familiar with the sytem, I belive he can return to the 20 & 10 levels fantasy owners have become accustomed to. Additionally, Kevin Love’s return has taken some of the burden of Big Al, as well as provide him with a good interior passer. If you can get your hands on Big Al, I would do so before his asking price becomes too high.

Derrick Rose started the season slow, but has been picking up steam. His scoring average and assists have increased from October to November and now Novemer to December. While his numbers are currently down across the board, I expect those to increase as the season wears on. He’s also a player I would target to acquire before he takes off.

Boris Diaw has been trending in the opposite direction. Initially it was an ankle injury that was hampering his production, but the arrival of Stephen Jackson has been more of a concern. He’s a talented player though, and I feel he will eventually either adjust or get dealt somewhere. The good thing about Diaw is you don’t have to give up much to get him.

Panelists
Brian of
EmptyTheBench.com
Ryan Lester of
LestersLegends.com
Alex/Mike of
BleacherCreatureRotoTalk.com
Erik of
PointsInThePaint.com
Nels of
GiveMeTheRock.com
Tommy of
HoopsWorld.com

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. CCC
    December 24th, 2009 at 11:47 am #

    excellent post

    have a great holidays dude :)

  2. LestersLegends
    December 24th, 2009 at 12:59 pm #

    Thanks man. Happy holidays to you too.

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