Category Archives: NBA Basketball

Peering into the Crystal (basket)Ball

RotoValue computes prices for players given some set of statistics, and using past data, it can tell you how much players were worth last year, or in other time frames. But what matters most is how players will perform in … Continue reading

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Hybrid Auction/Draft

Fantasy sports leagues typically use either an auction or a draft to allocate players at the start of the season. Drafts are usually faster and simpler, but especially for the NBA right now, where two players stand out far above … Continue reading

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RotoValue Pricing Primer

Steve “Dr. A” Alexander bemoans the variety of fantasy basketball leagues, which makes ranking players in general basically impossible: I’m in 11 hoops leagues this year, and every single one is different.  There are Rotisserie, Head-to-head and Points-based leagues.  There are … Continue reading

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2011-2012 NBA Values

With training camps set to open next week, I wanted to do a recap of top players in the 2011-2012 NBA fantasy season. I’m using the RotoValue pricing model, assuming a 10 team league with a roster of 13 players, … Continue reading

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NBA Mid-Season Recap

After yesterday’s All Star game, the NBA has reached mid-season. So it’s a good time to see who’s having the best fantasy seasons. I’m computing prices assuming a 10-team league with a starting roster of 3 guards, 3 forwards, and 2 … Continue reading

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Best NBA Fantasy Players in Week 5

Here’s the RotoValue top 6 NBA players in 8 category value for Week 5: Kevin Love was a beast in 4 games, leading the league in scoring, shooting 58.6% from the floor, 82.9% from the line, and averaging nearly 13 … Continue reading

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NBA Fantasy Players of the Week: Week 4

Who were the best NBA fantasy players for week 4? RotoValue can tell you. The top 5 in an 8-category league: LeBron James has been the clear fantasy MVP, and week 4 he again heads the list by a wide … Continue reading

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NBA top 10 Through 2 Weeks

The abbreviated NBA season is now under way, so with two week of games in the books, let’s take a look at the top players so far for an 8-category league: The RotoValue prices are for a 10 team league, … Continue reading

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Draft Hangover…

We completed our first ever draft (as opposed to an auction) for the Ezra Stiles Rotisserie Association’s NBA league. After starting piecemeal early in the day, we all got on a conference call at 7:00 PM EST to get things … Continue reading

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Blasphemy!

My long-time NBA league, the Ezra Stiles Rotisserie Association, is having its first ever actual draft tomorrow night. Oh, we do a full draft every season. At least we talk about “when is the draft”, or “see you at the … Continue reading

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