Jaws of Upside: Fantasy Basketball
Week 8 Visualized Tiers and Ranks: Dissenting Opinions

While Mike is kind enough to post visualized tiers and ranks each week, we don’t always see eye to eye on everything. This post critically analyses week 8′s most underrated and overrated players.  

Underrated 

PG: Jameer Nelson (3rd tier, 3 games)

Jameer…

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Progress Report: Sacramento KingsLast week I gave Rudy Gay and the new look Sacramento Kingsa vote of confidence, I really love the…View Post

Progress Report: Sacramento Kings

Last week I gave Rudy Gay and the new look Sacramento Kingsa vote of confidence, I really love the…

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NorCal Goes GayFollowing the season’s first blockbuster, fantasy Nostradamus’s across the internet raced to their…View Post

NorCal Goes Gay

Following the season’s first blockbuster, fantasy Nostradamus’s across the internet raced to their…

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Earning Trust: Oladipo, Isaiah, Bargs, and TTLegendary pre-socratic philosopher, and apparent fantasy basketball sage, Heraclitus claimed that…View Post

Earning Trust: Oladipo, Isaiah, Bargs, and TT

Legendary pre-socratic philosopher, and apparent fantasy basketball sage, Heraclitus claimed that…

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Swingman Heat Check — Tyfreak RisingOn draft day I tend to ignore swingmen initially, choosing instead to load up on PGs and PF/Cs…View Post

Swingman Heat Check — Tyfreak Rising

On draft day I tend to ignore swingmen initially, choosing instead to load up on PGs and PF/Cs…

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I lost D. Rose this week, but this made me feel a little bit better
I lost D. Rose, but this made me feel a bit bbetter View Post

I lost D. Rose this week, but this made me feel a little bit better

I lost D. Rose, but this made me feel a bit bbetter

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Aaron Afflalo’s Career Averages Suggest He’s Not A Fluke

Pundits scoffed and children cried when the Magic ‘lost’ the Dwight Howard saga by striking a deal…

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Aaron Afflalo’s Career Averages Suggest He’s Not A Fluke

Pundits scoffed and children cried when the Magic ‘lost’ the Dwight Howard saga by striking a deal…

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9 Reasons Why Picking Up Corey Brewer Is A No BrainerMost people probably don’t remember who the best player was on Billy Donovan’s back to back NCAA…View Post

9 Reasons Why Picking Up Corey Brewer Is A No Brainer

Most people probably don’t remember who the best player was on Billy Donovan’s back to back NCAA…

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The Patrick Beverley EnigmaView Post

The Patrick Beverley Enigma

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The Beginner’s Guide to Turnovers and Stashing PlayersIf you’ve read this blog before, you’ve heard me insist on punting turnovers and not stashing…View Post

The Beginner’s Guide to Turnovers and Stashing Players

If you’ve read this blog before, you’ve heard me insist on punting turnovers and not stashing…

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Lou Williams’s Return and Kyle Korver

If you’re dealing with an injured guard, or stuck with a Tyreke Evans type, Lou Williams might be worth taking flier on.  He’s eligible for both guard spots and currently owned in only 26% of Yahoo! leagues.  Take a look at his and Kyle Korver’s career…

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The Patrick Beverley EnigmaIf you’ve ever seen Patrick Beverly play, you already know he’s busting at the seams with upside.…View Post

The Patrick Beverley Enigma

If you’ve ever seen Patrick Beverly play, you already know he’s busting at the seams with upside.…

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8 Reasons To Go All In On Spencer Hawes — the NBA’s Most Complete Center

Yesterday I stumbled across a trade proposal involving Spencer ‘Hoss’ Hawes for LaMarcus Aldridge.…

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8 Reasons To Go All In On Spencer Hawes — the NBA’s Most Complete Center

Yesterday I stumbled across a trade proposal involving Spencer ‘Hoss’ Hawes for LaMarcus Aldridge.…

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Aaron Afflalo Goes Bananas: 36pts(11-15 fg’s), 6-6ft’s, 8 3ptm, 6 asts, 8 rbds, 2 stlsAnd the most impressive stat-line of the week goes too: Aaron Afflalo
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Aaron Afflalo Goes Bananas: 36pts(11-15 fg’s), 6-6ft’s, 8 3ptm, 6 asts, 8 rbds, 2 stls

And the most impressive stat-line of the week goes too: Aaron Afflalo

Wow.

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Categorical Marginal Analysis: A Beginner’s Guide to the Waiver WireRemember draft day 3 weeks ago?  Maybe you crushed it and picked up Spencer Hawes or Andre Drummond…View Post

Categorical Marginal Analysis: A Beginner’s Guide to the Waiver Wire

Remember draft day 3 weeks ago?  Maybe you crushed it and picked up Spencer Hawes or Andre Drummond…

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