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~Greeno~

Ouch dude... I lost 7-5 :/ though 3 catergories were really close, I was sure I'd get it back :/

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Fred Derf

Next year, I wouldn't include Total Points (PTS).

I find that it is redundant with FGM, FTM, 3PTM (essentially it is just a summary of those three stats).

I vote to exclude it for next year. It might keep the managers a little closer. After two weeks, someone is already 14.5 games back (but the bottom two teams do look to be closing that gap).

We'll see what happens as the season progresses but I'm going to keep an eye on it.

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Fred Derf

Somebody stop me from picking up all of these Raptor players.

Now I've got four five centres and 3 Raptor players. Anybody want to offer me something of high value for PF/C Chris Bosh? I'd probably be most interested in a PG.

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Fred Derf

What you got in mind?

I should be careful about using hockey logic on basketball. I wouldn't want to have 3 players from the Phoenix Coyotes on my hockey team because they'll probably lose might nights and get shut out a fair bit.

In basketball, however, the losing team still tends to get 85 points. It might now be a bad thing to have some of your lower guys (Fred Jones, Jorge Garbajosa) playing on a poor team. At least they get the minutes that they wouldn't get on a strong team. It may not matter that they lose more then they win.

I guess I should just stay put for now and see how the season goes. I've already made some decisions that I probably shouldn't have.

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ynnoj

Why aren't any of my bench players accumulating points on a weekly basis? When I look at the matchup, the players who started the week on the bench don't have any stats to their names.

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virtualmadden

Why aren't any of my bench players accumulating points on a weekly basis? When I look at the matchup, the players who started the week on the bench don't have any stats to their names.

It won't actually show any stats till a player has played for at least 1 day.

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ynnoj

It won't actually show any stats till a player has played for at least 1 day.

Well we are 6 days into the matchup for this week, and all the players who started the week in the BN position have no stats to their names, where as those who didn't have all of their stats.

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Fred Derf

Why aren't any of my bench players accumulating points on a weekly basis? When I look at the matchup, the players who started the week on the bench don't have any stats to their names.

Were they injured?

My players who start the week benched acquire points later in the week (after I activate them).

Edit:

Y'know, I think there might have been a stat bug that was corrected. I was having a terrible week (losing 10-2) and then last night I jumped to winning (9-3). Essentially, I gained the lead in seven categories overnight. Perhaps some of my guys (who used to be benched) were not collecting stats as they should have been.

As I say, it does appear to be corrected now.

I didn't really notice the problem. I just thought my guys sucked this week.

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giga

Wow I havent checked/changed my lineup in weeks. :D I know i won't be winning this.

(it's different for my dorm league :shifty:)

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Fred Derf

Wow I havent checked/changed my lineup in weeks. :D I know i won't be winning this.

(it's different for my dorm league :shifty:)

Neowin not good enough for you?

I think you beat me anyway (during our head to head week).

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L3thal

Wow, I actually won again. I was expecting to be last after being in last for the first 2 weeks.

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Fred Derf

The stats from last night are b0rked.

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L3thal

Yahoo is at it again :whistle:

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Fred Derf

Last week the scores did some serious flip-flopping. I was down 10-2 on Saturday (based on Friday night) then I was up 9-3 on Sunday and then I lost 9-3 by Monday morning.

Let's just say that I'm glad the money isn't involved or I wouldn't be able to handle the stress. :D

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L3thal

Let's just say that I'm glad the money isn't involved or I wouldn't be able to handle the stress. :D

:laugh:

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Fred Derf

I don't think Jonny's Jolts updated his lineup at all last week. His two best guys (Steve Nash and Chauncey Billups) were benched. He still got four points though.

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Fred Derf

I took a gamble and picked up Rashard Lewis.

As far as I see it, if I manage to end up in the top 6 (I need Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh back to have a chance at that) then having Rashard Lewis for the playoffs would be good (assuming again, that he heals quickly).

Essentially the move gives me a chance to win it all or fail miserably.

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golfantastic

^ good luck. 2 months is a long time.

and you have jr smith, pierce, bosh out.. crazy players missing in your next few weeks

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Fred Derf

^ good luck. 2 months is a long time.

and you have jr smith, pierce, bosh out.. crazy players missing in your next few weeks

Yeah, my next few weeks were going to suck any which way that I played it.

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Fred Derf

I'm currently 10-0 for the week with my top 2 guys still out (Pierce, Lewis). JR and Bosh are back and they've both been hot. Brandon Roy is finally healthy and playing well too.

I'm going to have 3 less guys playing tonight and most of my leads are minimal so by tomorrow it could look completely different. For now, however, I'll enjoy being 10-0.

Boris Diaw has been an albatross since the draft. What a waste of a 2nd pick! :blush: I probably should have dumped him a long time ago but I can't bring myself to do it.

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Fred Derf
...so by tomorrow it could look completely different. For now, however, I'll enjoy being 10-0.

I just woke up and it is now 6-6. Where is the justice!

We both have 13 active player appearances over the next two nights so it might come down to the wire.

The basketball fantasy stuff sure can flip-flop (although, a lot of my previous leads were by a thread).

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L3thal

I'm putting up a dog fight against UMichKid.

The battle of the top 2 players :devil:

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Fred Derf

Rashard Lewis may be back on Saturday but Paul Pierce continues to have setbacks. He was about to return from his knee injury when his elbow got infected (or something). Grrr....

We need an Injury Reserve spot. It is very frustrating having Paul Pierce out for half the season. Yes, in retrospect I should have dropped him but he isn't a player you can drop lightly.

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golfantastic

you can drop pierce lightly. you are in the 8th spot and 7 games behind cybertron for the 7th spot. with only 6 more weeks to go! catch up quickly!

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