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December 10, 2011

Impact of a trade of Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers

There are trade rumors swirling that the Lakers are trying to get Chris Paul to join Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles.

Will it happen?

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December 10, 2011

Richard Hamlton to be bought out

According to NBA.com, the Detroit Pistons are buying out the last year of Richard Hamilton‘s significant contract, somewhere in the neighborhood of $17 million. Joe Dumars confirmed it, as did Rip’s Twitter account.

How will this affect Richard Hamilton’s Fantasy Value?

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November 28, 2011

Free Agents to Watch For in 2011

With the NBA possibly starting on Christmas Day, you might be excited to get started on your draft picks.

Not so fast!

There are many restricted and unrestricted free agents that could make a real difference on your roster. Read the rest of this entry »

January 09, 2009

The juicy Darius Miles Salary Dilemma

Even for people who have no taste for the NBA, you have got to love the situation that the Portland Trailblazers find themselves in at the current time.

Let me set this up for you.

Darius Miles had a career-ending injury that required micro-fracture surgery. There are certain rules in place by the NBA and by insurance companies insuring the teams that will prevent horrible injuries to players from damaging teams and their viability as a contender in the league for longer than a couple of years at the most.

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October 24, 2008

My Fantasy Basketball Picks

I finally had my Fantasy Basketball Draft in my 10 team league. I’m not really sure if my players are going to manage enough points to stay competitive, but I think I did well in a lot of the other categories including, amazingly enough, turnovers.

I had the 6th pick in the draft which precluded me from drafting Chris Paul, who I was most interested in.

Here are my 13 players (10 rotation players and 3 bench players), including the order that I drafted them:

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