For regular basketball fans, October marks the lead-up to the regular season and a period of increasing excitement. For all us armchair GMs, October marks arguably the most crucial month of the fantasy basketball season.
We’re starting our fantasy basketball blogging adventures with a general list of players that we like and dislike at their current ADPs (average draft positions). Sometimes, the hype train can drive players past the point they should be drafted – Rudy Gobert as an example in 2015-2016. On the other hand, most championship teams are built with at least one, if not multiple mid-to-late round steals – Jimmy Butler, Draymond Green, and Karl-Anthony Towns among the prime examples in recent years. So these are the players that each of us are targeting / avoiding in drafts. Draft strategy (in particular, punting for H2H) changes a lot of things, and creates a whole extra list of potential bargains – but follow us for more on that in coming weeks.
Without further ado: