PF.com Keeper League 08-09

Discussion in 'Fantasy Sports Central' started by webz, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    I'm ok with auction draft. Is it possible to pull off if people can't make it?

    Also, how about drafting Tater and Jammer? Or will they flee to uhm.. Canada. Maybe they will elope to Mexico. Either way, we'll hunt them down on Yahoo.

    I'm actually excited about this. But I'm moving this week, so I won't be able to beat on ESPN for a few more days.
  2. BillLaimbeer

    BillLaimbeer All-Star 4x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I'm in. I'm going to draft KG. I hope he has a safe, healthy season.
  3. webz

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

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    This was the thing I was worried about as well, but I've done some more investigation and participated in a Mock Auction draft on the ESPN website. I now believe we will be able to have a Full Auction draft, not a split one as I previously proposed.

    ESPN has a default maximum bid price for all players which can be manually changed by everyone in the league. Therefore, anyone not able to make the draft can set their default prices and the system will auto-draft according to this, or they can use the default set by ESPN.

    However, it will not keep bidding up to the max of each player, it will randomly choose a value between 50-110% of the set value so as not to completely destroy a team with 3 or 4 auto-picks at max prices, leaving nothing for the rest of the team.

    I urge everyone to check out this link which explains everything to do with the Auction draft.

    ESPN Auction Draft settings

    And I also suggest participating in a Mock Auction on the site a couple of times before the draft to get a feel for the draft system and likely bid prices for players. Considering most of us haven't done an Auction before, we don't really know what is an overvalued or undervalued price.

    I'm still researching and testing, this is just an update.
  4. linwood

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    Looks like I have some homework to do.
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    Not another free agent leaving for a big bucks contract in the Euroleague?!
  6. roscoe36

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    I'm management. I can't change teams. :ohwell:
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    round All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion

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    pierce would probably be gone by the 2nd round.... if he isn't pick him up, if he's gone go for allen... i feel two celtics on your team will make you unbeatable.....


    GRIN
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    Slippy All-Star Administrator Forum Donor

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    It will be interesting to see the new format. If it sucks...live and learn. No concerns here. I'm just gonna sit back a wait for Linwood's team to unravel...right before my team does!:nerd2:
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    MotownPride Starter 2x Fantasy Champion

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  10. linwood

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    So true. :cold:
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    is there room for me to get in??
  12. webz

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

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    You can certainly register your interest for sure! But as mentioned previously we won't be filling out positions in the league just yet.

    PM me your email address and you can still test out the ESPN platform in the mean time.
  13. Winless Wonders

    Winless Wonders Starter Forum Donor

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    I just tried out the ESPN auction mock draft. I LOVE IT!!!! It is great. It makes you fill like a real GM with a salary cap.
  14. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    I want to feel like Joe Dumars. When he is snacking down some Coney Island!
  15. BillLaimbeer

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    The ESPN Auction is pretty slick. If we are going to do an auction, why not do the entire team selection with an auction? I don't see how you would just use the top 50 players with an auction. Wouldn't people select a different number of players?
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    Winless Wonders Starter Forum Donor

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    I think the Auction Draft is much better than a snake draft. You can get the player you want if you are willing to pay the price no matter where in the draft you are. The draw back is if you over pay for one player the rest of your team may suffer.
  17. webz

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

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    Yeah I already amended this proposal a few posts ago. The initial idea was before I'd tried out the Mock Auction. I thought it was going to take a lot longer.

    Definitely a Full Auction draft is the way to go. Thanks Bill.
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    So who is playing so far?

    Webz
    Roscoe
    Linwood
    Warthog
    Winless
    bball jay
    Ralph
    Slippy?
    Tashawn?
    Conjeremy?
    Round?
    Laimbeer
    Motown
    Me
  19. LA Dre

    LA Dre All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    i sent webz a PM lst week and already have my "play" team set up in the league , so I am in. Been to busy to play with it, but will be able to get involved at the end of the week.
  20. TWOTIMESRALPHI

    TWOTIMESRALPHI Team Captain 3x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    you're not the only one!

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