Fantasy Basketball 2nd Half Bounce Backs: David Lee, Gerald Wallace & Ron Artest

February 26th, 2011 by Leave a reply »
David Lee entered the 2010-2011 season as a consensus top-20 statistical performer. A series of setbacks, including an infected elbow laceration, have all amounted to what has been a disappointing first half.

Entering the tail end of February, Lee has his Warriors on the outside looking in on a playoff spot.  But a second half surge from the talented big man would go a long way to ensuring Lee and co. to catch a glimpse of postseason action.            

Over the previous two seasons, Lee has lauded himself as one of the game’s premier rebounders following consecutive years of 11.7 rebounds per contest. The 10’-11’ season is playing to a different tune, as opponents have seen Lee’s tenacious rebounding ability take a hit as he’s pulling about 9.5 boards nightly as well as shooting a career low 49 percent from the field.

Prior to the aforementioned elbow injury in November, Lee’s year has been marred by a slow start that saw him struggle to post double figure scoring outputs in October (10.7 PPG). He turned it around, and closed out the 1st half of the s ...

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