Fantasy Basketball Hot Pickups: Week 8

December 12th, 2010 by Raju Byfield Leave a reply »
Thaddeus Young has been going off since Evan Turner’s demotion to the bench and has averaged 20.7 points, seven rebounds on .765 percent shooting from the field. I still feel that Young will be starting at power forward with EB at center before the season is over. Regardless Young is a must-add in fantasy leagues. Young is still available in 40 percent of Yahoo leagues.

DeAndre Jordan has stepped it up as of late and with Chris Kaman due to be out for two and half more weeks Jordan makes for a solid pickup. He has averaged 8.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in six December games and is a recommended add if you need the big man stats. He will be inconsistent but as stated above, the block and rebound upside is there. Jordan is currently available in 92 percent of Yahoo leagues.

Jodie Meeks has been on fire as of late and has unseated Evan Turner as the 76ers starting shooting guard. Over the past three games Meeks has been averaging 20.3 points and five three-pointers per game on a strong .553 percent shooting from the filed. Meeks is still available in 83 percent of Yahoo leagues.

Daniel Gibson has been solid this season when playing extended minutes and is a mu ...

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