Advanced League 2007-2008 : Week 03 Preview

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  1. Warthog

    Warthog Bench Warmer

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    Week 3 Preview:

    Warthog's Wackjobs (11-7-0) vs. Mashed Potatoes (7-11-0)

    This is a rematch of the Novice League Fantasy Championship, which Tater won by using an army of scrubs vs. Warthog's studs. As much as I would like to say this is going to be an easy win as payback, the fact of the matter is that Darth is strong in a lot of the same categories as I am and his team is much better than that 7-11 start. Look for me to take FG% and Turnovers, Darth to take Assists to Blocks, and the other 5 categories are up in the air.

    Awww, who am I kidding? PAYBACK TIME!! Visit http://www.pistonsforum.com/fantasy...ague-2006-week-10-darth-tater-vs-warthog.html to see what happened the last time we met in the regular season. Besides, Tater has Darko, which dooms him to lose every week.

    Motown Prides (9-9-0) vs. Rancho Drebabys (10-7-1)

    Motown's team looked to be injury-prone and weak, until his Week 1 trade that brought him some specialists to help round out his team (Okur for 3s, Dalembert for Blocks, Parker for Points and FG%). In the meantime, Dre's team is one of 2 with over 1,000 Points on the season, and has 160 more Points than anyone else. Amazingly, he also leads the league in Assists and is 2nd in Rebounds. They must all pass to each other and get each other's misses. On paper this is a close match - look for Motown to pull the upset and win for the 2nd week in a row.

    webz wombatz (13-4-1) vs. Mr.VanSmack (7-10-1)

    Wow, webz wombatz win willingly. Webz's knack for dominating the specialty categories leaves opponents befuddled. On the other side, moe is treading water with a couple injuries, and holding onto injury-prone players and guys serving out suspensions. His team can be scary good, but will it be too late? Look for webz to lay the van-smack down and go into Week 4 with no higher than 7 total losses.

    Winless Hustlers (11-7-0) vs. Sour Notes (7-10-1)

    Winless gets bonus points for having a cool name that makes you think. Low gets bonus points for being himself. But who will get the points and glory that comes with winning this matchup? I've got to go with Sour Notes, despite having Carlos "my contributions cannot be measured by stats but trust me i am awesome" Delfino and Joakim "i dance like a girl and look like one too" Noah. Winless loses points for having the 2 whitest men in the NBA on his roster - Korver and Hinrich. Seriously, go to a tanner or something.

    MC Jammer Pants (7-11-0) vs. The Pink Slips (3-15-0)

    Stop! Jammer Time! (sorry, had to) Tied for 2nd-to-last vs. last place...how exciting! Who will dwell in the basement? Probably both. Both teams find a way to beat Yahoo's programmers and both go 0-9 for the week. Slippy appears to be above average in most categories, but not good enough to win any of them. Jammer relies on his opponents having bad weeks or slim schedules.

    Three-peat #1 (11-7-0) vs. Rapid Ralphies (11-7-0)

    Now here's a matchup to get excited about! Both teams are tied for 2nd place. Three-peat has employed a good strategy, stashing Wade and Brand until (if) they come back, and in the meantime winning specialty categories like FG%, FT%, Turnovers, and Steals, while conceding 3s and Assists. Ralphi sports a more balanced attack. Either way, this should stay around the 5-4/6-3 mark, with either team equally capable of pulling out the victory.

    Loanshark (10-8-0) vs. Himat's Team (9-9-0)

    Both teams are trying to separate themselves from the middle of the pack. Both teams have several inconsistent players who can either light it up or lay goose eggs. In other words, Loanshark and Himat are employing the "Cross Your Fingers" strategy that has been a favorite of Fantasy GMs everywhere. Let's go with a Himat 5-4 victory to put both teams at 14-13 for the year, right back in the middle of the pack.

    16 Mile (7-11-0) vs. The Pastor's Year (9-9-0)

    Pastor doesn't always set his lineups, but he put on an impressive showing last week, narrowly losing to Warthog. His team even shot the lights out to beat Warthog in FG%, although they came back down to earth Sunday and almost lost it. Motown's players continued to haunt Warthog as Pastor received them in a trade. Again this helped his team, with Smith coming back, Crawford lighting it up from 3, and O'Neal playing well. With rebounds close going into the final day, of course Dice had to have 15 boards. Thanks buddy. 16 Mile had the 3rd-worst record in Novice last year, but it appears he's learned from his mistakes of drafting all of his favorite players who have potential but don't put up stats. Again Dwight Howard and Luke Walton are anchoring his squad, but he'll need more help in the Blocks category as he's 0-2 in that, even with DHo. I predict the team that wins more categories will win this week.

    These might be funnier next week. They might not. Stay tuned to find out!
  2. webz

    webz All-Star Snub Administrator 2x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Great work Warthog!

    Your previews definitely make the league more interesting and help initiate the smack talk. Keep it up.
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Funny stuff Wart. I had to go back and read that classic post from last year where the Pig fought the potato. LMAO.

    You should do that when you play Slippy & Jammer. Do you have a couple of Barbie dolls laying around the house?

    Yeah, I've had a tad of rotten luck this year, but you make your own luck.
    You shouldn't have much trouble peeling my boys.
    But I'm very happy with my team. :)
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    no barbie dolls...but i'll think of something!

    and i'm not sure i want to 'peel your boys' :pound:
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    Nice job Warthog - except for the part where you trash talk my team! :gun1::gun1::gun1:
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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    This guy is a genius! (because he chose my team) lol.

    Let me add that this is a playoff rematch. Dre took me out last year and now I'm looking for revenge.

    Warthog, my dude, I'd have to say that was an excellent analysis. Great to have you doing the Advanced writeups. You and Slippy make an awesome team.

    Oh yeah....I love ya Jammer, but that 0-9 thang was toooo funny. lol.
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    LA Dre All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Ok I got the challenge Mo and will be prepared. I got a couple under performers in Bell and Brevin that could hurt me and may get dumped before the weekend.
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Do it Dre...I'm building my bench off of your waiver wire trash! :pound:
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    Winless Wonders Starter Forum Donor

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    I see my team is being underestimated by a lot of people here and that is okay. It is just the way I like it.

    I don't have all of the flash with a lot of big name guy's, but I have guy's that work hard and get the job done. I am competitive at every category except blocks. We will see who comes out on top when the dust settles this week.
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    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    My team blows and I know it. I'm not happy with my team at all. I wasn't happy with the way the entire draft played out and the direction I went with my picks.

    Can we have a draft do over? :pray:
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    my team might be mediocre but they're consistent!
  12. MotownPride

    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    Sure.

    How does October 2008 sound? :)
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    You know...sometimes you are just a real kill joy. ...Geez you Cannuckians really need to man up. Speaking of that, what the heck happened to the that little cross dressing weasel who used to own this place? It's going to hell in a handbasket!!!! :ban:






    (Anyone looking for me over the next two months can find me in the banned members section).
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    Thats a good analysis. In this thin FA league its hard to dump a good player.
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Hmmm...
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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    Tater, you are a wild dude, man! lol.
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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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    Come on 8-1! The Prides mean business. Just wait till' Randy Foye comes back and Andre Miller/Memo find their games!
  18. Warthog

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    haha so far i've predicted the motown victory, 6-3 (or better) webz/max score, a 5-4/6-3 score between 3-peat and ralphi, and a 5-4 victory by himat over loanshark. i should actually predict more wins and scores next week just to prove how smart i am ;)

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