Archive for December 20th, 2009


Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Week 9 Pickups

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Week 9 (Dec. 21-27)
Teams playing four games: Cleveland, Houston, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, Phoenix, San Antonio
Teams playing three games: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Golden State, L.A. Lakers, Miami, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Portland, Sacramento, Utah, Washington
Teams playing two games: Charlotte, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Toronto

Beno Udrih (Kings)- Udrih should be owned in most league but if he is not rush to pick him up. Udrih is averaging 14 points, 4 assists and is shooting 53% from the field in 30 minutes per game. He is is making 1.3 threes per game and .9 steals.

Kyle Lowry (Rockets)- Lowry scored a season high 26 points vs. the Thunder last Friday. He has 21 assists over his past three games and is averaging 25 minutes per game this month.

Roger Mason (Spurs)- Mason scored a season high 19 points last Tuesday. He is a streaky shooter but has also received playing time the last three games. Matt Bonner is sidelined with …

Week 8 Observations

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1. Joakim Noah is not slowing down: Noah had his second 20+ rebound game of the season this past week. That game was against the Lakers where he also had 6 blocked shots and 14 offensive rebounds. Even though he is struggling from the field this month but his free throw attempts (3.6) an FT % (75) are both up in December. His 2.2 blocks this month are a season high and he is third in the NBA with 12 rebound per game.

2. Gerald Wallace is playing like an All-Star but is it time to sell high?: Wallace is averaging 18 points, 13.3 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block and shooting 49% from the field in December. He plays at least 40 minutes in mostly every game and is second in the league with 12.1 rebounds. G-Wall has had his injury concerns and missed today’s game vs. the Knicks due to severe headaches.

3. Gilbert Arenas is heating up: Arenas is averaging 25 points, 8 assists and 2.4 threes in 36 minutes this month. He is now …

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