The NBA Fantasy Filler: The Inaugural Post

December 28th, 2010 by Kevin Leong Leave a reply »
"An NBA fantasy 'filler'? What on earth is that?"

Looking through the various NBA articles on Bleacher Report, I quickly noticed how few good reads there really were out here, especially for the casual basketball fan and fantasy owner. There are two extremes: the quick news updates about the random happenings of the league, and quick slide-show telling you who to pick up this week. While they both offer valuable pieces of information, I am left feeling they lack a sense of personal insight, human connection; a level of finesse, if you will.

On one hand you have the straight-forward news update: "The Rockets are Looking to Move Yao Ming." True as it may be, many have difficulties finding relevance in articles such as these, especially if they don't live in Houston. Or perhaps they've already read about it on Yahoo! or ESPN. And if not, after reading the title, how much more informative can this article really be?

On the other hand, you have the weekly "Who's Hot, Who's Not" slide-show. That's right, it's usually a slide-show; you aren't even given the courtesy of having it complied into a cohesive, insightful article. Instead you get tidbits of in ...

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