Beachwood Sports ArchiveA monthly look back
Beachwood Sports VideoPlease Stop Believing 99 Years of Cub Losses The 1908 Song Blame It On Bartman We Can't Wait 100 Years Dusty Must Get Fired
Search The Beachwood Reporter
Subscribe to the Newsletter
A few weeks into the basketball season is typically when fantasy team owners realize their weaknesses - that is to say, their teams' weak stat categories. Once you have found some deadweight on your team (Joakim Noah, anyone?), it's time to swap it out to build up your weakest area. Here are a few potential pick-ups, each designed to freshen up a different stat category:
Waiver wire solution: Anthony Morrow, SG/SF, New Jersey. 2.4 threes per game. Available in 44% of Yahoo! leagues.
Weakness: Points .
Waiver wire solution: Byron Mullens, C, Charlotte. Who? Exactly. Largely unheralded, Mullens is starting, with a 12.7 PPG that's on the rise. The only center above 12 PPG with more than 40% (47%) availability.
Waiver wire solution: Udonis Haslem, PF/C, Miami. He is still really only a one-stat player, but at 10.2 RPG, this is his stat if you need a boost and can afford to take on a player not averaging double-digit PPG (8.2). Available in 40% of Yahoo! leagues.
Waiver wire solution: Andre Miller, PG, Denver. Available in more than 30% of Yahoo! leagues, with 5.8 APG, he may not get you much more.
Waiver wire solution: Iman Shumpert, PG, NY. His 2.3 SPG is fourth in the NBA overall, yet he is still available in 51% of Yahoo! leagues.
Waiver wire solution: Samuel Dalembert, C, Houston. He is routinely a single-digit scorer and a second-tier rebounder, but along with his 2.5 BPG, he is averaging a double-double in points and rebounds for the last week.
* Yahoo! Court report looks at Amar'e Stoudemire's lost season.
* Washburn Review ranks the rookies, putting Ricky Rubio at the top.
-More from Beachwood Sports »
Wendell Scott was to NASCAR what Jackie Robinson was to baseball. The difference was that Robinson played in liberal Brooklyn and had the backing of Branch Rickey, and Scott raced in the segregated South and had . . . nobody."Continue reading "Driven: The Story Of The First African American Inducted Into The NASCAR Hall Of Fame" »
Posted on Jun 20, 2017
Motivating Mike - and Matt.Continue reading "Pelfrey's Proof " »
Posted on Jun 19, 2017
And help may not be on the way. Plus: On Hahn; The Human Journey Of Scott Darling; Bears Look Good Against The Bears!; Dwyane Wade's Fake News; What Kevin Durant Has Done; The Pens & P.K.; and Schweinsteiger!Continue reading "The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #157: The Cubs Are Officially In Trouble" »
Posted on Jun 16, 2017