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2013 Fantasy Draft: NBA Sleepers & Busts

Published on September 10th, 2013 by David Astramskas | 11,799 views



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When the football season kicks off it means it’s time to start planning your Fantasy basketball team.  For some that means picking their favorite players on draft night but for Fantasy fanatics like me that means a lot of homework, evaluating the summer’s NBA transactions, thinking about the rookies, who ended last season on a high note, who was on fire in the summer leagues or gained confidence in pro-am games, who got married, who got a new endorsement deal and most importantly who is playing for a new fat contract.  Aside from doing all of those things, a must on the checklist is to check out Steve Alexander’s posts on Rotoworld.  If you weren’t watching Monday Night Football then you might have seen DR A’s “NBA Sleepers, Busts & More” last night.

Here’s his list but be sure to check out the full post for a full explanation on each pick.

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5 SLEEPERS

  1. Jeff Green
  2. Eric Bledsoe
  3. Thaddeus Young
  4. JaVale McGee
  5. Wilson Chandler

Here’s a few picks that might turn out to be decent sleeper picks: DeMar DeRozan, Lance Stephenson, Glen Davis, Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague, JJ Redick, Harrison Barnes, Evan Fournier & Markief Morris

5 BUSTS

  1. Dwyane Wade
  2. JR Smith
  3. Ryan Anderson
  4. Greivis Vasquez (who did wonders for my team last year)
  5. Serge Ibaka

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5 GUYS I LOVE

  1. John Wall
  2. Al Jefferson
  3. Paul Millsap
  4. Jonas Valanciunas
  5. Derrick Favors

5 GUYS I WON’T DRAFT

  1. Danilo Gallinari
  2. Rajon Rondo
  3. Danny Granger
  4. Eric Gordon (Gordon is actually on my sleepers list)
  5. Andrew Bogut

Be sure to follow Steven Alexander all season long for great Fantasy advice.


About the Author

Astramskiss aka VincentDa aka Expiredpineapples is a digital-marketing guy living in Houston. He’s worked with the NBA, Sprite, ESPN, NBA2K, cool people like LeBron, DWade, Adrian Peterson and Robert Horry, a long list of not-so-cool people and 1 or 2 real s****ty people. Won awards & been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated as a video editor & web developer. Releasing a book in 2014. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. .



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