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T-Mac, Greg Monroe & Chris Wilcox Inserted into Detroit Pistons Starting Lineup

January 12th, 2011
The Detroit Pistons team will look a lot different at Wednesday night's tip—off against the Memphis Grizzlies. Pistons coach John Kuester has decided to drastically change up the starting lineup. Perennial starters Tayshaun Price and Rodney Stuckey will be joined by Tracy McGrady, Greg Monroe and Chris Wilcox.The Pistons aren't ...

NBA Swingman Shortage: Who Will Replace Brandon Roy and Caron Butler?

January 4th, 2011
It appears that both Brandon Roy and Caron Butler will be out for the remainder of the fantasy basketball season. Brandon Roy is out indefinitely with his well-documented knee issues. There are reports that Roy could undergo experimental surgery that would involve a meniscus transplantation. For the ...

Brandon Roy Could Shut It Down for the Rest of the Season: Fantasy Impact

December 30th, 2010
Talks of shutting Brandon Roy down for the remainder of the season are surfacing. The mere possibility of the Blazers losing their leader and second-leading scorer boosts the fantasy value of Wesley Matthews, Nicolas Batum and Rudy Fernandez. Earlier this season, Roy revealed that there was no meniscus remaining in either ...

Fantasy Basketball Buzzer Beater for Dec. 18: This Year’s Best Draft Jewel

December 17th, 2010
LestersLegends.com hosted this week’s fantasy hoops roundtable. Check out the discussion of this year’s best draft jewel. Taj Gibson is an immediate pickup in all fantasy formats due to Joakim Noah’s injury. Earlier this week, the Rockets acquired Terrence Williams from the Nets. According to ESPN NBA Insider Chris Brossard, Brandon Roy has ...

Joakim Noah Out 8-10 Weeks Makes Taj Gibson an Immediate Fantasy Pickup

December 17th, 2010
With Joakim Noah out with a thumb injury until March, Taj Gibson becomes an immediate fantasy pickup. While Carlos Boozer was injured to start the year, Gibson started 14 games and averaged 11.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, and 0.9 steals per game, while shooting 51 percent from the field. Noah will ...

Terrence Williams Traded to the Houston Rockets: Fantasy Impact

December 15th, 2010
The New Jersey Nets have traded Terrence Williams to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Sasha Vujacic, a 2012 first-round pick from the Rockets and a 2011 first-round pick from the Lakers. Joe Smith is headed to L.A. to provide some frontcourt insurance in case Andrew Bynum gets ...

Andrew Bynum: Season Debut Will Come on Dec. 14, but Still Not Universally Owned

December 14th, 2010
With Bynum set to return, it's surprising that he is unowned in almost a quarter of fantasy leagues. Andrew Bynum is expected to make his season debut on Dec. 14 in Washington.  Playing against the defensively–challenged Wizards (who give up the fifth-most points in the NBA) seems like the ...

Fantasy Bball Buzzer Beater for Dec. 10—Injury Update on NBA Stars

December 10th, 2010
John Wall sat out Wednesday’s game with a sore left foot, but will likely play in Friday’s game versus the Knicks. On Wednesday, Stephen Curry sprained his ankle for the fourth time this season. Curry is a tough player, but there is a good chance that the Golden State ...

Stephen Curry and Tyreke Evans Want Their Rookie Year Back for X-Mas

December 9th, 2010
After stellar 2009-10 rookie campaigns, Stephen Curry and Tyreke Evans are experiencing much tougher sophomore seasons. On Wednesday, Stephen Curry sprained his right ankle for the fourth time this season.  Four sprains in two months suggest that Curry has been returning from previous sprains prematurely.  Curry is a tough player, but ...

Fantasy Buzzer Beater for Dec. 7: Josh Howard & Andrew Bynum Back Soon

December 7th, 2010
After missing 12 games, Chris Kaman reinjured his left ankle in Sunday’s game versus the Blazers and is scheduled for a MRI on Tuesday. Kaman’s teammate, Baron Davis, has suffered a similar fate: Baron returned a week ago, only to leave Monday’s game with a sore hamstring. Eric Bledsoe should return ...