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NBA Fantasy Basketball: Sleepers and Surprises After Season's 1st Quarter

Great fantasy hoops pickups don't always play for good NBA teams.
Great fantasy hoops pickups don't always play for good NBA teams.Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images
Joel C. CordesNBA Associate EditorDecember 5, 2013

Now that we have enough real games in the books, we can survey the NBA fantasy basketball landscape in concrete terms. 

Who has surprised and disappointed from those heady, hypothetical days of the offseason? More importantly, which of these trends are to be short lived versus long term?

Then there's the sexiest word in fantasy hoops: sleepers. Who are the under-the-radar pickups you should be adding ASAP?

NBA Lead Writer D.J. Foster and National Featured Columnist Adam Fromal join assistant editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes on the latest edition of Basketball by Association.

(If the embedded player fails to load, you can find the full episode here.)

We'll detail all that's transpired so far, along with who to add, drop and keep going forward, including any secrets that can help your win column.

What do you love or hate from our advice? What sage wisdom can you impart for your fellow fantasy hoopsters? Leave us your thoughts in the comments section below!

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