NBA Fantasy Draft News 1-12-2016
Chicago Bulls versus Milwaukee Bucks NBA Fantasy League Preview 1-12-2016
The Milwaukee Bucks are home to meet the Chicago Bulls. NBA real money fantasy GM’s can tune to NBA TV on Tuesday January 12th to follow the results of their one day league roster picks.
The Bulls are going to be on a back to back in this spot as the team was hosting the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Chicago has been playing good basketball of late as the team had won six of their past seven games as they entered play on Monday. The loss was an ugly one as the team committed 22 turnovers and played poor defense in a 120-105 road defeat at Atlanta on Saturday. The coaching change during the offseason has resulted in more scoring for the Bulls as they are 10th in points scored and fifth best from the three point line.
Milwaukee will be the rested team after losing to the New York Knicks on Sunday 100-88. The team has dropped three of four games and allowing an average of 113 points in those three games. The Bucks rank in the lower third of the league in all three key defensive categories.
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Center Greg Monroe has been a very productive player for the Bucks this season. He is averaging 15.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. Monroe is coming off a very good game against a tired New York Knicks team as he scored 28 points and ten rebounds. New York was on a back to back in that spot.
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Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler has been very productive this season. He is averaging 22 points with five rebounds on the season. Butler provides fantasy points in more than just scoring because he dishes assists and rebounds the basketball.
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New Orleans Pelicans versus LA Lakers NBA Real Money Fantasy League Preview 1-12-2016
The LA Lakers are home to meet the New Orleans Pelicans. NBA fantasy league draft managers can tune to NBA TV on Tuesday January 12th at 10:30PM Eastern Time to follow the scoring results of their roster selections.
The Pelicans were a playoff team last year but has been a disappointment thus far at 11-25. The team is defending poorly this season. New Orleans is giving up 106 points per game ranking 28th in the league. Teams shoot 37.7% from three on New Orleans which is 27th in the NBA. New Orleans will operate offensively against a bad defensive team in the LA Lakers.
The LA Lakers will host the Pelicans with a record of 8-31 season to date. LA is 27th in scoring and field goal defense by giving up 105.9 points along with 46.3% shooting to their opponents. The offensive numbers have been brutal for the Lakers. They are 30th and last in the NBA in shooting (41.3%) and are 29th and second to last from the three point line (31.5%).
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With Anthony Davis questionable with a back problem take Ryan Anderson for your one day league NBA fantasy rosters. He is a three point specialist who converts on 36.7% from three point distance. The Lakers are atrocious defensively guarding the three so he should get some great looks at the basket. He played 42 minutes on Sunday at the LA Clippers and contributed with 16 points and ten rebounds. Two games back against Indiana, Anderson had 21 points along with six boards.
Play Ryan Anderson
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The game figures to be wide open so expect shooting guard Tyreke Evans to thrive against a bad Lakers defense. He is coming off 26 points against the Clippers and 27 points against the Pacers.
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