Archive for January 12th, 2009


Monday, January 12th, 2009

Week 12 NBA pickups

Fantasy

Teams with four games this week: Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Milwaukee, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Portland, Toronto, Utah

Guards

Mardy Collins (Clippers)- Collins has scored at least 15 points in his past four games as a starter and has averaged 4.8 assists and two steals per game in that span. Since January 4th the ex-Knick has played at least 35 minutes per game mostly due to all the injuries on the Clippers roster. Baron Davis missed the game against the Suns yesterday and the Los Angeles Times reported that he could be out several days.

Von Wafer (Rockets)- Wafer has converted 13 three-pointers in his last six games. During this span as a starter  he is averaging 15 points, shooting 58% from the field, 1.3 steals and 28.5 minutes of playing time per game. Tracy McGrady is expected to be out two weeks with a sore knee which means more playing time for Wafer.

Honorable mention: Luke Ridnour (Bucks)

Forwards

Brian Skinner (Clippers)- Skinner has averaged 8 points and 7.3 rebounds in …

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