Fantasy Hockey: Breaking Down the Deadline Deals and the Fantasy Implications

February 28, 2018

The NHL trade deadline once again lived up to the hype with several high profile players changing sweaters. Here are the five biggest trades that went down and what the fantasy significance of those trades. 1. Nash’s Value Goes Up in Boston: The Boston Bruins acquired Nash for a package of players including Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey. While the Rangers were willing to take those two players on, the…

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Fantasy Baseball: The Planner’s Approach: Roto League Fantasy Baseball

February 26, 2018

By: Jared Leonard We’re back with another Planner’s Approach. Early in the month we covered strategies to help you succeed in “head to head” formats. Today we’re going to break down how you should attack a “rotisserie” leagues, also known as a roto league. Roto leagues are fun to play in but require a much different strategy than head to head leagues. Roto leagues are structured by categories which are…

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Fantasy Basketball: Five Players That Could Replace Jimmy Butler in Your Line-Up

February 25, 2018

With Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler out 4-6 weeks after having surgery for a torn meniscus, it is time to comb the waiver wire for a potential replacement on your roster. Here are five potential replacements. 1. Kentavious Caldwell Pope, SG, Lakers: Pope has averaged 25.6 fantasy points per game in his last six games. He is on fire and has become the Lakers number one scoring option. Pope should…

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Fantasy Basketball: 10 Players to Target at the Trade Deadline

February 22, 2018

February 23rd is the fantasy basketball deadline to make a trade in most standard leagues and formats. If you are in playoff contention but need that one more piece to put you over the hump and into the playoffs, you should consider trading for the following players. Remember. Versatility is the key this time of year when looking to make a trade. 1. Victor Oladipo, SG, Pacers: Oladipo is having…

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Fantasy Baseball: Darvish, Hosmer, Martinez, Souza. Judging the Recent Player Movement and the Fantasy Impact

February 22, 2018

(John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP/) As Spring Training camps across the country kick into high gear, we examine some of the major signings and trades that have been made in the last two weeks and the fantasy implications. 1. Yu Darvish Signs With the Cubs: Believe it or not, I don’t like this move in fantasy or reality. I am not sure Darvish can pitch up to his…

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Fantasy Hockey: 10 Players to Target in Fantasy Trades Before the Deadline

February 20, 2018

With the actual NHL trade deadline being Monday February 26th, it is time to start thinking about some last minute trades that could fortify your roster. Most standard league’s trade deadline is the third week in February. For example. ESPN’s trade deadline is Friday February 23rd. So if you are looking to swing an impact deal, now is the time. Here are ten players you should consider trading for. Some…

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Fantasy Sports: 5 Tips to Use As You Approach Your Trade Deadline

February 17, 2018

With the fantasy basketball and hockey trade deadlines fast approaching, here are five tips that you can use to make a deal that will help him win your league. 1. Target the Bad Teams: Duh! Of course you target the bad teams. Generally speaking, teams that are in playoff contention in your league won’t trade with you. You are competing for the same players. If you are in an active…

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Fantasy Basketball: Assessing the NBA Trade Deadline Deals

February 9, 2018

26 deals were made during Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. That number does not include the deals that were made ahead of yesterday’s deadline. Here are my thoughts on the major trades and what the fantasy implications are. Blake Goes to Motown:┬áThe Clippers traded franchise cornerstone Blake Griffin along with Willie Reed and Brice Johnson to the Pistons for power forward Tobias Harris and shooting guard Avery Bradley. There were other…

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Fantasy Basketball: Five Replacements for Kristaps Porzingas in Your Line-Up

February 9, 2018

The New York Knicks got some terrible news on Tuesday night when it was revealed that forward Kristaps Porzingis suffered a torn ACL against the Bucks. Porzingas was declared out for the season after an MRI confirmed the initial diagnosis. It has been a tough season for NBA superstars. Demarcus Cousins ruptured his Achilles tendon two weeks ago. So, how do you replace the White Unicorn in your line up?…

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The Planner’s Approach: Head to Head Fantasy Baseball

February 4, 2018

By: Jared Leonard The Super Bowl is here, and we all know what that means. Another ring for the GOAT, Tom Brady! Well there’s that, but we also know it means it’s time to get ready for Fantasy Baseball season. There are different formats in fantasy baseball, the two most popular formats are “head to head” and “rotisserie”. I want to provide you with strategies for both and how to…

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