Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dwight Flight

George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, and now Dwight Howard is a Laker. How do the Lakers do it? With the exception of just a very few big men, (basically Hakeem Olojuwan, Patrick Ewing, Bill Russel, Tim Duncan and David Robinson), the NBA’s best goliaths have roamed the paint for the purple and gold. Since the goddamn 1950’s the Lakers have seemed to have one of, if not the best center in the league. Wow, that Jerry West is some GM. The way he was able to finagle the great George Mikan away from the Chicago American Gears was pure genius. Wait a second, my father (Pa Pleiman) tells me that Jerry West was not always the architect of the Lakers. As a matter of fact,  the former Redskins owner the late (Great) Jack Kent Cooke had as much to do with the Lakers accumulation of post-wealth as Missure West.

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Fantasy 101

It seems like there are a lot of blogs and websites dedicated to Fantasy Football; unfortunately none of them lay out some basic tips to players, whether they are rookies just entering the league or older veterans. This article lays out what you should be keeping an eye on week in and week out in order to give your team success.

  • Rotoworld

Rotoworld is the God of Fantasy Sports, period.  If you want the most up to date information, read their articles all week and check out their player news throughout the days leading up to games. If you have an RSS feed option on your smart phone, even better.  They rarely miss on predictions, and their player rankings are excellent.

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