Week 5 Fantasy Basketball All-Pickup Team

Welcome to week 5 of the fantasy basketball season. The standings are starting to split, and team owners are starting to figure out if their teams are contenders or pretenders. If you’re a pretender, it’s time to start making some smart pickups. When looking into the free agent market, consider three things: Who’s injured and

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Fantasy Basketball Week 4 All-Pickup Team

We are four weeks into the NBA fantasy basketball season and you’re probably asking yourself, “why did I let that guy pass on the waiver wire?” Not to worry. You’re not the only one. With the best free agents off the board, fantasy owners will win their league by finding the diamond’s in the rough.

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Paul George

Society Top 50 – No. 9 Paul George

Name: Paul George Rank: 9 Team: Oklahoma City Thunder 2016-2017 Traditional Stats: 23.7 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 3.3 APG, 46.1 FG%, 39.3 3PT%, 89.9 FT% 2016-2017 Advanced Stats: 20.2 PER, 58.7 TS%, 7.1 WS, 3.1 OBPM, -0.3 DBPM, 3.2 VORP The Breakdown: Paul George made headlines this offseason when he wanted out of Indiana and was

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Draymond Green

Society Top 50: No. 10 – Draymond Green

Name: Draymond Green Ranking: 10 Team: Golden State Warriors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 10.2 PPG, 7.9 RPG, 7.0 APG, 41.8 FG%, 30.8 3PT%, 70.9 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 16.5 PER, 52.2 TS%, 8.2 WS, 0.5 OBPM, 5.0 DBPM, 4.6 VORP Breakdown: It seems like the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is

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Giannis Antetokounmpo

Society Top 50: No.11 – Giannis Antetokounmpo

Name: Giannis Antetokounmpo Rank: 11 Team: Milwaukee Bucks 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 22.9 ppg 8.8 rpg 5.4 apg 1.9 blocks 52.1 FG% 28% 3P% 77% FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 26.1 PER 59.9 TS% 14.3% TRB% 28.3 USG% 4.1 OBPM 3.5 DBPM 6.9 The Breakdown: Coming off a year that crowned him the NBA’s 2017 Most Improved Player,

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John Wall

Society Top 50 – No. 12 John Wall

Name: John Wall Rank: 12 Team: Washington Wizards 2016-2017 Traditional Stats: 23.1 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 10.7 APG, 45.1 FG%, 32.7 3PT%, 80.1 FT% 2016-2017 Advanced Stats: 23.2 PER, 54.2 TS%, 8.8 WS, 3.8 OBMP, 0.2 DBPM, 4.3 VORP The Breakdown John Wall may very well be the best two-way PG in the entire league (Chris

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Society Top 50: No. 13 – Kyrie Irving

Name: Kyrie Irving Position: 13 Team: Boston Celtics 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 25.2 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 5.8 APG, 47.3 FG%, 40.1 3PT%, 90.5FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 23.0 PER, 58.0 TS%, 8.9 WS, 4.8 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.9 VORP Breakdown: The shot! It confirmed what we all already knew about Kyrie Irving; he’s

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Jimmy Butler

Society Top 50: No. 14 – Jimmy Butler

Name: Jimmy Butler Rank: 14 Team: Minnesota Timberwolves 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.9 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 5.5 apg, 1.9 spg, 45.5 FG%, 36.7 3PT%, 86.5 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 25.1 PER, 58.6 TS%, 13.8 WS, 5.8 OBPM, 1.1 DBPM, 6.3 VORP The Breakdown: The 2016-17 season was the best year Jimmy Butler has had yet. Averages in

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Karl-Anthony Towns

Society Top 50: No. 15 – Karl-Anthony Towns

Name: Karl-Anthony Towns Rank: 15 Team: Minnesota Timberwolves 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 25.1 ppg 12.3 rpg 2.7 apg 1.3 bpg 83.2 FT% 36.7 3P% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: PER 25.9 61.8 TS% 27.5 USG% 4.7 OBPM 0.2 DBPM 5.3 VORP The Breakdown: Karl-Anthony Towns is a player that has officially taken the league by storm. Two years

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Players the Boston Celtics Should Target With Their Disabled Player Exception

The Boston Celtics suffered a huge loss earlier this season with Gordon Hayward’s injury, but they’re getting some help from the NBA. The league has granted the Celtics a $8.4 million disabled player exception for Hayward’s injury. This allows the Celtics the flexibility to improve the roster. Sources: The NBA has granted Boston an $8.4M

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