There were, what, 6 games in the NBA last night? I think that’s what I counted. Relatively slow night but I’ve got some thoughts on a few players like Mo Williams and Kevin Garnett. You know, KG! I didn’t realize there was such a big difference between being 36 and 37. Someone got old fast! Or did he? Hmmm. Read on to see what I saw in fantasy basketball last night …
Mo Williams – 12/5/6 with 3 steals and 2 blocks in 31 minutes. It looks like Mo is going to be pretty useful as the third guard in that back court. He’s averaging 14.4 ppg/5.6 apg/3.2 rpg and 31.2 mpg over his last 5. That’s not bad! Better than not bad!
Kevin Garnett – 16/8/0 with 2 blocks and 2 steals in 24 minutes. Yah, I’m frustrated too but I look at his numbers and and still see 7.8 rpb, 1.2 spg and .7 bpg in just 22 minutes of burn per. If you think he’s going to continue to shoot .326 FG and average 22.9 mpg then launch him. I don’t!
Joe Johnson – 13/4/3 with a three in 38 minutes. Everyone’s favorite whipping boy is still averaging 33 mpg on the season. Who’s gonna take his job, Jason Terry? As if!
Jeff Taylor – 20/5/0 with a steal and 2 threes in 33 minutes. Jeff is now averaging 13.4 ppg and a three per in 29.2 minutes over his last 5. Give him a whirl if that floats your boat. Better give him a whirl quick! The boat might sink soon!
Bismack Biyombo – 6/4/0 with a block in 21 minutes. Anyone with just Josh McRoberts and Cody Zeller to compete with should be getting minutes but Bismack is only averaging just 24.5 minutes per on the season. Bidrats!
Jimmy Butler – 14/5/0 with 2 threes in 22 minutes. Here’s what I told you back on November 12: Jimmy Butler – 11/2/0 with a steal and a three in 24 minutes. Kirk Hinrich seems to be cutting into his minutes a bit lately. Monitor! Or don’t. Your call. Um, I think you best start monitoring! If you haven’t been since November 12 anyway.
J.J. Hickson – 18/19/2 with 2 blocks in 33 minutes. Someone foolishly dropped him in my FSWA league and I scooped him up launching Tiago Splitter. I guess he didn’t read me last week! Damn foo! I hope you did though. My Magic 8 Ball did it again!
James Anderson – 14/7/3 with a block and 3 threes. Anyone else see a correlation between Michael Carter-Williams missing time and James’s resurgence? I do! Sell high if you want but he won’t suck either (that much).
Vince Carter – 6/4/2 with 2 blocks, a steal and a three. VC has been in a groove lately but still only averaging 24.6 mpg. If he flies your kite with 24.6 mpg then fly away!
Harrison Barnes – 17/5/1 in 29 minutes. The guy is averaging 11/3 on the season. Um, yay?
Diante Garrett – 8/3/5 with a steal in 21 minutes. I had him as my super duper sleeper in last Friday’s Add/Drop post. You can’t use 5 cheap dimes in your deeep league? What are you, a snob!
Richard Jefferson – I’m not sure who I hate more, Tayshaun Prince or Dick Jefferson. It’s Tayshaun! Hate is such a strong word.
Quincy Pondexter – 7/1/1 in 31 minutes. The minutes were unusual, the stats? Eh, not so much. Ignore!
Matt Barnes – 12/2/1 with a steal and a three in 23 minutes. Remember when he was good last year? Yeah, me neither.