Boxscore Breakdown Day 23: The Dirkus Circus

Whew! That was a big day! 13 games, lots of things to get into, so I’ll try to keep it brief and touch on the most important take aways of the day. Jimmy Butler will be out tow to three weeks with a turf toe injury. Deron Williams, Paul Millsap, Michael Carter-Williams and Trey Burke all returned from their injuries, although Williams didn’t make it Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 22: Happy Birthday, Gerald!

There was a bit of injury news, with Paul Millsap and Eric Bledsoe both sitting out their respective games unexpectedly. They both play again tomorrow, but their status is uncertain. Ersan Ilyasova, Brook Lopez, Al Jefferson and Deron Williams are all expected back tomorrow also, whereas Kobe Bryant, who participated in 5-on-5 in practice, is expected back some time this month, but no date has been Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 21: Doin’ Dem Skiings

Ok, so we are back with a bigger slate than yesterday, and a few very interesting performances to kick off the week. Be sure to check out the best players from the last seven days in fantasy basketball Monday 18th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Zach Randolph, PF, Memphis Grizzlies 26 points (10/16 FG, 6/7 FT), 0 threes, Continue Reading →

Seven Players, Seven Days: The Week In Review – 18th November 2013

As the season started on a Tuesday this year, after each Monday’s games I will go through the previous 7 days games and give a top 7 player list. This will comprise who gave the most overall value in fantasy terms over that week on a per game basis. There will be a lot of tried and true names on the Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 20: Nut Punches Ahoy!

Short day with just 3 games being played, and not much in terms of storylines to come out of it. Sunday 17th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Nicolas Batum, SF, Portland Trailblazers: 24 points (8/15 FG, 3/3 FT), 5 threes, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks, 3 turnovers Whenever I think of Nic Batum, I can’t Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 19: The Wonder From Down Under

Eleven more games, a bunch of fantastic performances yet again. Let’s get straight to the action, which is hopefully easier to decipher than it was to tell the difference between the Knicks and the Hawks. Saturday 16th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Kyrie Irving, PG, Cleveland Cavaliers: 41 points (14/28 FG, 9/9 FT), 4 threes, 4 rebounds, 5 Continue Reading →

First All-Star Ballot – Of Course Kobe Deserves To Start

Well, the NBA All-Star game ballot came out this week and without a doubt Kobe Bryant will be voted into a starting spot before he’s even played a game, showing just how ridiculous some fans can be. If you couldn’t tell, my heading is meant to be sarcastic. (It’s about time someone invented a sarcasm font) I thought it would be Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 18: Paging Dr. Hibbert

Wow! Another fantastic night in the Association and I’m sure there will be debate over the line of the night. Also, shockingly, Lou Williams, made his return, when most, me included, were expecting a late January, early February return. Now we just need Kobe and Rondo to do the same and this season will really hot up. Friday 15th November 2013 Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 17: Klay Target Shooting

Nowhere near the explosive performances of yesterday, but two awesome games, both going down to the wire. Thursday 14th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Klay Thompson, SG, Golden State Warriors: 27 points (10/15 FG, 1/1 FT), 6 threes, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 0 steals, 3 blocks, 0 turnovers This is the second time Klay has won the line Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 16: 2 R’s, 2 F’s, 2 L’s, 8 Threes

If you thought yesterday’s performances were odd, wait until you see what happened today. I won’t spoil it only to say Tony Wroten had a triple double and it wasn’t the strangest things that happened. Wednesday 13th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Arron Afflalo, SG, Orlando Magic: 36 points (11/15 FG, 6/6 FT), 8 threes, 8 rebounds, 6 Continue Reading →