Now to all of the other players that were on the move last week for the trade deadline. I won’t be commenting on some of the trades that sent deep bench players that didn’t see any minutes so far this season, because they aren’t worth talking about in fantasy basketball.
Timofey Mosgov (Den-C)- Mosgov isn’t likely to see a whole lot of min with Denver this season. So his value takes a hit (even though he didn’t have that much to begin with).
Anthony Randolph (Min-PF, C)-In Randolph’s first 3 games with the Wolves he has seen just under 9 total min. So needless to say he is not worth owning. If he ever does get minutes he could be valuable for his ability to rebound and blk shots.
Corey Brewer (NYK-SG, SF)– Brewer has been cut from the knicks so depending on where he lands his value will be nothing. If he gets added to a contender his min will be for defense and spot up shooting (which he isn’t very good at).
Jeff Green (Bos-SF, PF)– Green’s value takes a major hit from a starter seeing 34+ min a night to a reserve spot probably seeing 17-22 min a night. This could improve his fg% seeing as he won’t be shooting as much. But overall he will take a hit in pts, reb, stl, and blk. So if you can deal him for someone now is the time.
Nenad Krstic (Bos-PF, C)– Krstic’s value actually increases because of this trade. He won’t be a focal point in the offense, but he is a capable offensive player. He was never really called on to score that often in OKC and he has a better pure PG to deliver him the ball in high % situations. So his scoring should raise some, and he will probably get more min with Bos.
Kendrick Perkins (OKC-C)– Perkins is injured and will be for at least another week. When he returns you can expect much of the same he has given you while in Boston. I do think he will get more reb, and blk because OKC’s team defense is slightly worse than Bos and we don’t have a great rebounders next to him. Could be a good chance for Perkins. Oh and this was just released, contract extension.
Nate Robinson (OKC-PG, SG)– Nate probably won’t see many minutes for the Thunder, but then again he had his first practice with the team today. I think there will be games when he sees some good playing time because he can be a great offensive spark. He wasn’t really worth owning before the trade and I don’t think he is worth owning much after the trade.
Shane Battier (Mem-SF)– Battier is simply a great team defender who can shoot the three. That is pretty much all he does. He will get you 1 blk, 1 stl, 2 ast, 5 reb, and about 8 pts. That is what he will do for you in a grizzlies uniform too.
Hasheem Thabeet and DeMarre Carrol (Hou)– neither of these two guys will be worth owning unless you are in a keeper format or a very deep league probably 16+. Then Thabeet is the only one worth owning simply because he is a 7 footer who could be good somewhere down the line.
Aaron Brooks (Pho-PG)-Brooks could be an interesting guy for the rest of the year. He is the backup PG for Nash, who has had minor bumps and bruises the last couple of years. So if Brooks gets to start the occasional game he will get 3’s ast, and pts, but will hurt you with his poor fg%. As of now Brooks is seeing less min than he was with the Rockets. So overall his value takes a small hit.
Goran Dragic (Hou-PG)-Dragic goes from being behind an old PG, to being the backup to a young PG. So his value takes a big hit. He was the starter at times to allow Nash to rest, but now with Lowry being the starter Dragic won’t see many spot starts. With decent min he can give you ast and some stls but he isn’t worth picking up at this point.
Baron Davis (Cle-PG)-Davis now takes the place as Mo Williams as a guy who I don’t think anyone should own at this point. He plays for a team that can’t do anything but rise to the 3rd overall pick, and Davis doesn’t really like playing unless his team is good. So drop him now and don’t worry about it.
Mo Williams (LAC-PG)-I still don’t like Mo very much, but he can run a decent PG. He will give you ast, stl, 3’s, but he is a high volume shooter and has a low fg%. I still wouldn’t want him on my team, but he is going to start on a high offensive team so if you need help in stl and ast he is a candidate for you. His value increases since he plays for a better team, oh and he gets to throw the ball to Blake Griffen…who doesn’t want to do that for their job?
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