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October 26, 2010

Fantasy Basketball 2010 – Steals

The steals list is not going to look too dissimilar from the assists list. I don’t know enough about the incoming rookies and their pilfering prowess to dare put any of them up here, although I can probably guarantee that there will be at least one rookie with more than 120 steals.

The beauty of steals is that you don’t even need to get huge minutes to get them. He just have to place yourself in the right place on the court.

The numbers in parentheses reflect last years steals numbers.

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October 21, 2010

Fantasy Basketball 2010 – Rebounds

Players seem to either have the rebounding knack or they don’t have it. Despite the huge shuffle of major players from one team to another, the only thing that seems to affect a players rebounding numbers is that amount of time that they have on the court. If a starter from one team becomes a starter on another team, you can pretty much count on his rebounding numbers being the same as they were on the previous team or the previous year.

So let’s get into the top rebounders in the league. Make sure you snatch a couple of the top rebounders up as quickly as possible, but be careful for low free throw percentage numbers if that is a factor in your league.

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October 11, 2008

Fantasy Basketball 2008 – Blocks

Where blocks are concerned, there are two players which stand out and then there a bunch of good players which really don’t come anywhere close. If you go for one of the top two players, you won’t have to spend any more time looking for blocks.

If you opt for someone different, you will most likely have to get three good block players to compete.

As bad as that might sound, it actually isn’t necessarily that hard considering two facts:

  1. You normally have at least a couple of forward positions, one or two center positions, and two or three utility positions where you can pay a little more attention and get enough blocks.
  2. There are a lot of good rebounders who can be counted on to get you some blocks, so you aren’t being forced to expend positions on players who only can get you one category.

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