Archive for November 30th, 2009

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Week 5 Observations


1. Carlos Boozer is playing like an All-Star: Boozer is averaging 20 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.1 steals and shooting 55% from the field. He is setting career highs in minutes (35 per game) FT % (82.7)  and assists (3.4). He has scored at least 20+ points in 7 of his past 8 games and is playing his way into a first round fantasy value.

2. Marcus Camby’s stock is rising: Camby is 10th in the NBA in boards (10.2) and 4th in blocks (2.06). Over the past 4 games he is averaging 12.5 points, 15.5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2.5 steals and 3 blocks.

3. Sell Tim Duncan high: Duncan has scored 20+ points in 7 of his past 8 games. He is 5th in the NBA with 10.8 rebounds and 6th with 1.92 blocks per game. He also is shooting 76% from the foul line his highest since the 99-00 season.

4. Monta Ellis is on fire: Ellis is 9th in the NBA in scoring with 23.1 points per game. Before his last game vs. the Blazers his …

Week 6 pickups


Week 6 (Nov. 30-Dec. 6)
Teams playing four games: Chicago, Dallas, Golden State, Indiana, Miami, Milwaukee, New York, Phoenix, Toronto, Washington
Teams playing three games: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Houston, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Minnesota, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Utah
Teams playing two games: L.A. Clippers, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Portland, San Antonio


Jrue Holiday (76ers)- Starting PG Lou Williams is out for the next 8 weeks with a fractured jaw. Holiday has started the past three games and is averaging 6 points, 4 assists and 1.3 steals in 25 minutes. Look for his FG% and points to increase as the rookie starts more games.

Willie Green (76ers)- Green started his first game of the season yesterday scoring 17 points with 3 assists, 2 steals and 3 blocks in 38 minutes. With Williams and Elton Brand out of the starting lineup look for Green to have these type of games.

Sergio Rodriguez (Kings)- Rodriguez scored a season high 24 points yesterday …

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