1. Fantasy Basketball: Will Mid-Season Coaching Changes Impact Your Fantasy Team?

    Not much is expected out of interim head coaches in the NBA. Develop young talent, win a handful of games, and attempt to show you deserve an interview in the post season...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about over 5 years ago 566 reads 3 comments

  2. Fantasy Basketball: Star, Starter, Sleeper -- The Three S' for Success

    The 3 S' for success are a star, starter, and sleeper who present lots of fantasy upside for the near future. This group has some great matchups in the month of December, and even after the month is over they should continue to shine...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about over 5 years ago 427 reads 2 comments

  3. Tuesday Night Tip-Dunk: Wizards Hex Harris, Spurs Still Rusty, Tacos in Denver

    Washington Wizards 108, at New Jersey Nets 88The Washington Wizards were able to contain red-hot point guard Devin Harris and his wingman Vince Carter on their way to a 20-point victory...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about over 5 years ago 95 reads 4 comments

  4. Oklahoma City Thunder: Get Ready for Blake Griffin

    As the Oklahoma City Thunder fell to a league's worst 1-14, there is little for fans to give thanks for. The excitement of having a new NBA franchise is over, and now Thunder-ites are left with the reality of a team in torment...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 801 reads 12 comments

  5. Tuesday Night Tip-Dunk: LeBron James Debuts The Big Apple in the Big Apple

    Cleveland Cavaliers 119, at New York Knicks 101The stars flocked to Madison Square Garden to see LeBron James debut his new Nikes, The Big Apple...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 454 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Basketball: Have These Rookies Made You Look Like a Fantasy Vet?

    This basketball season, fantasy owners who have invested valuable draft picks in big-name rookies have been more than happy with the results. There has also been a handful of free agent rookies whom owners have benefited from...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 1,308 reads 27 comments

  7. Jamal Crawford and Zach Randolph Traded: NBA Fantasy Basketball Impact

    On Friday, the New York Knicks traded away their two leading scorers, Jamal Crawford then Zach Randolph, in an effort to make room for LeBron James, or any superstar for that matter, in the predicted 2010 offseason free-agency extravaganza...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 1,988 reads 11 comments

  8. Tuesday Night Tip-Dunk: Is Gilbert Arenas the Next Penny Hardaway?

    Miami Heat 94, at Washington Wizards 87The Wizards were able to fight back in the fourth quarter and get themselves in contention for their second victory of the season. Then, as if on queue, three late turnovers sealed the deal for the Heat in DC...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 364 reads 9 comments

  9. WhatIf Sports: All-NBA No-Ring Team

    The All-NBA No-Ring Team is hungry. For years these guys have been accused of not being good enough to get the job done, while lesser players have been praised for ridding the backs of loaded teams to titles...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 633 reads 8 comments

  10. Tuesday Night Tip-Dunk: Please LeBron, Don't Hurt 'Em!

    Milwaukee Bucks 93, at Cleveland Cavaliers 99LeBron James followed up his 41-point performance against Chicago with—guess what? Another 41 point performance, his third of the season...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 358 reads 3 comments

  11. Fantasy Stock Watch: Buy Before It’s Too Late

    The three players I have highlighted below are off to monster fantasy seasons, and there is no reason anything should change as the season goes on...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 2,071 reads 1 comments

  12. My Fair Brady—Quinn, That Is

    With Tom Brady out for the season, the NFL, and fantasy owners are quickly turning their attention to a new Brady with Hollywood looks...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 4,033 reads 51 comments

  13. Tuesday Night Tip-Dunk: Election Day

    On November 4th, 2008, there were more important things happening in America than NBA Basketball, but throughout elections, and rough economic times, we have always fallen back on sports to keep us sane...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 250 reads 2 comments

  14. Dissecting the Deal: Fantasy Impact of Allen Iverson-Chauncey Billups Trade

    It is rare, but exciting to have a trade involving superstar names like Allen Iverson and Chauncey Billups this early in the season...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 3,732 reads 30 comments

  15. NBA Fantasy League: The Eliminator, Vol. 3

    The Eliminator is a running diary of a 20-team fantasy league with rotisserie scoring and bi-weekly eliminations. Here are links for Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.Finally the season started, and the Seattle SuperSonics are off to a good start in The Eliminator...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 245 reads 2 comments

  16. New NBA Coaches: How Will They Impact Your Fantasy Team?

    This year there were eight coaching changes in the NBA. The Knicks, Bulls, Pistons, Bucks, Bobcats, Heat, Suns, and Mavericks all have a new face leading their teams...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 802 reads 9 comments

  17. Greg Oden: How Good Can He Be as a Redshirt Rookie?

    There is no doubt in my mind, that—barring injury—Greg Oden will be good. Not good-among-today's-NBA-centers good, but all-time good. All-Star good. Hall-of-Fame good...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 765 reads 31 comments

  18. NBA Fantasy League: The Eliminator, Vol 2

    The Eliminator is a running diary of a 20-team fantasy league with rotisserie scoring and bi-weekly eliminations. Click here for Vol 1...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 395 reads 0 comments

  19. The NBA's Top 10 Coaches Heading into 2008-09

    If nothing else, this list should spur some debate. I looked at career winning percentage, career accomplishments, recent success, the ability to win the title, and how well the coach is respected among his peers...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 1,862 reads 33 comments

  20. Could Dominic Rhodes Be the NFL's Best Backup?

    On Oct. 25, 2001, Indianapolis Colts fans across America took a collective gasp as Edgerrin James laid on the ground with a serious knee injury. The Colts were leading the Kansas City Chiefs, 28-21, in the fourth quarter of a Sunday night battle...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 662 reads 48 comments

  21. NBA Rookie Report 2008-09: Who Will Make the Biggest Impact?

    With the NBA season ready to tip off, I thought it would be a good idea to look back at the draft and provide an update on how all of this year's picks are doing...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 1,029 reads 23 comments

  22. Kings of the Pine: The NBA's Best Benches

    We all focus on the superstars of the NBA, the big-money, jersey-selling ballers that kids aspire to be. The Celtics won the NBA Finals after acquiring "the Boston Three Party," but they also brought the right players off the bench at the right time...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 1,148 reads 50 comments

  23. NBA Fantasy Basketball League: The Eliminator Vol 1

    A few weeks back I saw a post on b/r attracting people to play in a special type of fantasy basketball league, The Eliminator. The Eliminator is a 20 team fantasy basketball league made up of "bleacher creators" and Yahoo players...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 422 reads 5 comments

  24. Michael Turner: Does "The Burner" Have an On-Off Switch?

    In his first season with the Atlanta Falcons, Michael Turner has been impressive, then not-so, then impressive, then not-so, then impressive, and once again not-so-impressive last week...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 20,040 reads 72 comments

  25. NBA Fantasy Basketball: 2008-09 Sleeper Picks

    Point Guard (PG) | Shooting Guard (SG) | Small Forward (SF) | Power Forward (PF) | Center (C) | Draft Guide For this years potential sleepers I am taking a look at all 30 NBA teams, and picking ...

    John  Lorge Written by John Lorge about almost 6 years ago 7,285 reads 10 comments