Archive for January 3rd, 2010

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Week 11 Pickups


Week 11 (Jan. 4-10)
Teams playing four games: Atlanta, Chicago, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Miami, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Portland, Utah, Washington
Teams playing three games: Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Golden State, Houston, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Antonio, Toronto
Teams playing two games: New York

Nate Robinson (Knicks)-Robinson scored a season high 41 points vs. the Hawks on Friday. It was his first game action since December 1st and his impressive play has pushed Larry Hughes out of the rotation. Robinson also had 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 three-pointers and one steal.

Matt Barnes (Magic)- Barnes has started 3 straight games and has increased his scoring output in each of them. He had his third double-double of the year on Friday. He scored a season high 23 points on Saturday and has the ability to fill the stat sheet in multiple categories.

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (Bucks)- Moute has played at last 31 minutes in his past three games. …

Week 10 observations


1. The Grizzles are .500- The Grizzles are one of the hottest teams in the Western conference. After starting the season 1-8 they have gone 15-8 and are 1.5 games out of the 8th seed. Zach Randolph is leading the NBA in offensive rebounds, O.J Mayo, Rudy Gay and Randolph are each averaging more than 18 points. Marc Gasol is averaging 15 points, 10 rebounds and is shooting 62% (2nd in the NBA) from the field. Mike Conley has improved his play over the past couple of games making the starting 5 one of the best fantasy units in the league.

2. Omri Casspi is lighting it up: Casspi has scored at least 21 points in three straight games with 9 three-pointers. On the season he is shooting 49% from the field and 47% from three. The rookie from Israel has impressed a lot of people so far with his style of play.

3. Matt Barnes is the pickup of the week: Barnes has moved in the starting lineup again and has showed his potential. Over the …

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