Posts Tagged ‘fantasy’

Fantasy Island

“Ze plane! Ze plane!” Time for our first look into the fantasy landscape for season 2010/11. The surprises. The disappointments. The sinking feeling when Kevin Love drops a 30/30 on your H2H team. Here are some of the prevailing storylines so far this season, beginning with the team everyone is talking about… “I love it […]

2009-2010 Fantasy Wrap-up

Think back to last October as we waited in anticipation for the 2009/10 NBA season to begin. The Richard Jefferson and Antonio McDyess acquisitions installed San Antonio as West favourites in many experts’ eyes. We wondered whether one ball was enough for the Memphis Grizzlies’ offense. We were annoyed that Spanish phenom Ricky Rubio wouldn’t […]

Boomshakalaka! Fantasy Roundup: NBA Jam Edition

Yes you’ve undoubtedly already heard that the arcade classic NBA Jam is making a comeback (though only on the Wii ), a game we all fondly remember for its fast game-play, towering dunks, flaming balls and an abundance of hidden characters. Not only that but the commentary, rife with catchphrases that are still regularly uttered […]

The Fantasy Front Bench

Hans is the NBAMate fantasy dude and resident expert of 80’s teen movies. Occasionally he looks up from his box scores and player splits and PER rankings to find time to dispense his fantasy wisdom. This is one of those times. It’s been a tumultuous past month in Australian politics culminating in the Liberal Party […]

Confessions of a Box Score Watcher

Hans is the NBAMate fantasy dude and resident expert of 80′s teen movies. Occasionally he looks up from his box scores and player splits and PER rankings to find time to dispense his fantasy wisdom. This is one of those times. Forget about asylum seekers, forget the new Twilight movie and forget the upcoming AFL […]

Wild Fantasy – Where Intangibles are Meaningless

So you’re online checking out an NBA box score and the following play-by-play line appears: "3:20 NY – D. Milicic misses a 3 foot hook shot in the lane". Do you think to yourself: a) "What a bust!" b) "Hey, I didn’t realise Milicic was still in the league" c) "I gotta scroll down and […]

Midseason Fantasy Awards

The season has just passed the midpoint and All-Star weekend 2008 is just around the corner – I can’t wait for it just as I’m sure you can’t either! The world of NBA Fantasy has had a lot of twists and turns this season with some players raising their games to ‘stud-like’ levels such as […]

Top 5 Fantasy Surprises

We are 5 weeks into the NBA Season and things are starting to take shape. Fantasy ball is well underway and strong teams in each league are starting to emerge. Has your team been killed by injuries yet? Mine has in the K101 League, get this; I have Gilbert Arenas, Tyson Chandler, Corey Maggette, Brendan […]

NBA Fantasy: Top 5 Players That Sound Great but Really Aren’t

It’s that time of year again! Finally! No… not exam time or Christmas… we are on the brink of a new NBA season! *Standing Ovation* People worldwide are putting together Fantasy Teams as we speak, it is oh so exciting. You better hurry up and get your research done as there is not much time […]