Posts Tagged

Digging for Diamonds

Digging for Diamonds

As we enter the post-deadline duration of the fantasy baseball season, it is important to begin identifying potential trade targets once the regular season ends. If you are like me, you like to get a jump on those guys you just know are going to get a ton of hype this

Read More
Digging for DiamondsDynasty Basketball

I’ll concede that Kings’ rookie big man, Skal Labissiere, was not really on my radar until recently. (Am I even spelling his name right?) While those who cling to WARP projections and CARMELO forecasts (such as myself) can claim to have “seen coming” Nikola Jokic before others, over reliance on such

Read More
Dynasty Basketball

If it weren’t for Isaiah Thomas, we’d all probably see Tyler Ulis’ 5’10” height and 2nd round pedigree and overlook him as a fantasy prospect. Even with what IT2 has done, it’s fair to say most dynasty owners barely registered Ulis’ existence prior to his now-infamous tiny-man, jump ball battle and

Read More
basketballDigging for Diamonds

Chris McCullough, who turned 22 on February 5th, was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets at the end of the first round in 2015 and has not cracked their pathetic rotation, so I understand if anyone is skeptical about his fantasy upside. However, right now he will cost you almost nothing

Read More
2017 Dynasty Basketball RankingsDigging for DiamondsDynasty Basketball

On June 27, 2013, the Boston Celtics selected Lucas Nogueira with the 16th overall pick in the NBA Draft. By June 29, 2014, Nogueira had already been traded three times (twice on draft night alone), and had not played a single minute of professional basketball. This is where our unsung

Read More
basketballDigging for DiamondsDynasty Basketball

In recent months I’ve examined hoops prospects I find interesting that may be worth acquiring or picking up on the waiver wire, depending on the size of your league. In yet another International Men of Mystery version of Digging for Diamonds, I’ll focus on 2016 1st round picks, Juan Hernangomez and Thon

Read More
basketballDigging for DiamondsDynasty Basketball

After riding the bench for most of the season, Lakers’ rookie center Ivica Zubac has posted three double-doubles in the last ten days despite playing fewer than 30 minutes in each contest. Born in a country that definitely exists – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Zubac played against top competition in Serbia before

Read More
basketballDigging for DiamondsDynasty Basketball

In the last edition of Digging for Diamonds I wrote up Willy Hernangomez and Richaun Holmes, a couple of intriguing “per minute darlings “that have yet to find consistent playing time. This time around, I’ll look at two prospects who have recently benefitted from more playing time – Caris LeVert and Montrezl

Read More