Fantasy basketball owners: How many play?

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Sep 24, 2017 11:58am
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Bump, any update on recruiting someone?  I just PMed clippers100.

 

 

Can someone help find one person so I can lock the team list?

Sep 27, 2017 1:14pm
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nuraman00 wrote:

nuraman00 wrote:

Bump, any update on recruiting someone?  I just PMed clippers100.

 

 

The waiting is the hardest part.

 

Please, someone find someone.  I don't want anyone to drop, I just want to add someone.

 

Can someone help find one person so I can lock the team list?

Sep 27, 2017 7:14pm
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I am so glad I have absolutely no clue what these notes are about!

Oct 2, 2017 10:55am
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Draft is on 10/15 at 9pm?  Can we make it a little earlier?  Maybe 7 or 8?

Oct 2, 2017 12:37pm
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will jump back in if needed

Oct 2, 2017 12:38pm
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Olowokandi34 wrote:

Draft is on 10/15 at 9pm?  Can we make it a little earlier?  Maybe 7 or 8?

In 5 days? I hope not. No way I will be ready by then. 

Oct 2, 2017 11:18pm
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Mistwell wrote:

Olowokandi34 wrote:

Draft is on 10/15 at 9pm?  Can we make it a little earlier?  Maybe 7 or 8?

In 5 days? I hope not. No way I will be ready by then. 

 

I think he's asking for the time to be earlier.  Not the date.

 

Last year, I had it at 8 on a Sunday and multiple people wanted it at 9pm.  So I moved it to 9pm.

 

Can you post a note in the fantasy chat room asking if others are ok with 8pm on 10/15?

 

Also, we need to find someone, otherwise the draft won't happen on that day/time.

 

I don't want anyone to leave.  So I don't want to get an even number that way.

Oct 2, 2017 11:18pm
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clipsentuboca wrote:

will jump back in if needed

 

We need you to find someone.

Oct 3, 2017 5:47am
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Mistwell wrote:

Olowokandi34 wrote:

Draft is on 10/15 at 9pm?  Can we make it a little earlier?  Maybe 7 or 8?

In 5 days? I hope not. No way I will be ready by then. 

Ready? Studying up, taking fantasy classes or what? You actually carve out time to prepare for this? Man you're serious. 

Oct 3, 2017 10:11am
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tullabye wrote:

Mistwell wrote:

Olowokandi34 wrote:

Draft is on 10/15 at 9pm?  Can we make it a little earlier?  Maybe 7 or 8?

In 5 days? I hope not. No way I will be ready by then. 

Ready? Studying up, taking fantasy classes or what? You actually carve out time to prepare for this? Man you're serious. 

 

I did that my first several years.

 

Then I realized that the way I play fantasy sports, I end up changing about 1/2 my team by the year's end, especially in MLB.

 

Oddly enough, one of my best leagues was when I put Channing Frye in my queue, then ran out of time with my first round pick, so it autodrafted him in the first round.

 

I dropped him immediately after the draft.  I went on to win that league, for my only time.

 

I'm not going to take shots at Mistwell for what he does for fantasy drafts.  I like seeing him do whatever he does with passion, whether it's Pipe & Skype; Dungeons and Dragons; TV shows, etc.

 

 

Oct 3, 2017 10:23am
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"Ready" as in time to rank players. It doesn't take much time, but my father is in the hospital, and I am doing the job of three people while looking after their affairs, and I just won't have time this week to do it. I don't think I care about the time of day however. I guess earlier is better on the day of. 

Oct 3, 2017 10:50am
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Mistwell wrote:

"Ready" as in time to rank players. It doesn't take much time, but my father is in the hospital, and I am doing the job of three people while looking after their affairs, and I just won't have time this week to do it. I don't think I care about the time of day however. I guess earlier is better on the day of. 

 

I hope he gets well.

Oct 3, 2017 11:02am
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Sounds like fun, but I'm tied down to 4 fantasy football leagues. I bit off a little bit more than I can chew. 

Oct 3, 2017 11:50am
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nuraman00 wrote:

clipsentuboca wrote:

will jump back in if needed

 

We need you to find someone.

hey, don't get fresh.

Got invite for an fantasy NHL league recently. Sorry, not doin hockey.

 

Oct 3, 2017 12:18pm
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clipsentuboca wrote:

nuraman00 wrote:

clipsentuboca wrote:

will jump back in if needed

 

We need you to find someone.

hey, don't get fresh.

Got invite for an fantasy NHL league recently. Sorry, not doin hockey.

 

 

The funny thing about fantasy NHL is that you win the category for penalty minutes by having more penalty minutes, not less.  That's what I've heard.

Oct 4, 2017 11:54am
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I had a 1/2 Eureka moment.

 

I realized V-Ice had only played Fantasy NBA with once once, in 2010-2011.

 

I sent him the invite.

 

Funny how he's always been in Fantasy MLB with us, but apparently only in Fantasy NBA once.

 

If he signs up, then this is potentially good news regarding his well being.  :)

Oct 4, 2017 5:41pm
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Where's Brand or Bust when you need him?

Oct 4, 2017 8:48pm
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tullabye wrote:

Where's Brand or Bust when you need him?

I'll pm him on Facebook. He actually has 70 posts on here, but none since 2014. He and I agree about Andre. http://www.clippertalk.com/comment/62013#comment-62013
Oct 5, 2017 8:23am
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nuraman00 wrote:
tullabye wrote:

Where's Brand or Bust when you need him?

I'll pm him on Facebook. He actually has 70 posts on here, but none since 2014. He and I agree about Andre. http://www.clippertalk.com/comment/62013#comment-62013

 

I PMed him on Facebook.  I'll let you know if he responds.

 

I think he also closed his Yahoo account.  I checked his fantasy profile from an old league, it says he's participated in 0 fantasy leagues, which isn't true.

Oct 5, 2017 10:54am
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If you still need someone for the league, I'll play. What kind of league is it? 8cat? 9cat? Any buy in? season long? weekly? H2H? IR spot? etc etc etc.

Oct 5, 2017 10:58am
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clipfan88 wrote:

If you still need someone for the league, I'll play. What kind of league is it? 8cat? 9cat? Any buy in? season long? weekly? H2H? IR spot? etc etc etc.

 

Season long, H2H, no IR spot, no buy in.

 

11 cat (Field Goal Percentage (FG%), Free Throws Made (FTM), Free Throw Percentage (FT%), 3-point Shots Made (3PTM), Points Scored (PTS), Offensive Rebounds (OREB), Defensive Rebounds (DREB), Assists (AST), Steals (ST), Blocked Shots (BLK), Turnovers (TO))

 

PM me your email address.

 

Thanks.

Oct 5, 2017 1:25pm
Oct 5, 2017 1:33pm
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trapp76 wrote:

http://www.espn.com/fantasy/basketball/story/_/id/20916781/fantasy-basketball-nba-embraces-fantasy-basketball-introduces-official-scoring-system

 

Thanks for posting.  While I like the options Yahoo provides, it's cool that the NBA is doing something official.  Seems like a good starting place for new fantasy fans.

Oct 5, 2017 3:06pm
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clipfan88 wrote:

If you still need someone for the league, I'll play. What kind of league is it? 8cat? 9cat? Any buy in? season long? weekly? H2H? IR spot? etc etc etc.

 

Thanks for joining.

 

I locked the teams so no more can join or leave.

 

If we want BorB and V-Ice to join, we need commitments from both, as well as enough time for me to unlock and allow them both to join.

Oct 5, 2017 6:29pm
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I would be happy if V-Ice joined, if he responds. I miss that dude. 

Oct 10, 2017 8:41pm
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nuraman00 wrote:

nuraman00 wrote:
tullabye wrote:

Where's Brand or Bust when you need him?

I'll pm him on Facebook. He actually has 70 posts on here, but none since 2014. He and I agree about Andre. http://www.clippertalk.com/comment/62013#comment-62013

 

I PMed him on Facebook.  I'll let you know if he responds.

 

I think he also closed his Yahoo account.  I checked his fantasy profile from an old league, it says he's participated in 0 fantasy leagues, which isn't true.

 

BorB's response:

 

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no thanks and hope you are doing well! The Clips seem to be a scrappy team so far. I don't expect much other than a lower playoff seeding and first or second round exit.

I might jump over and catch the game when they visit the Hawks.

Oct 14, 2017 6:39pm
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9 pm is crazy late, I'd also like it to be moved up to 8pm so I could see the draft through

Oct 14, 2017 7:41pm
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Hitnrun24 wrote:

9 pm is crazy late, I'd also like it to be moved up to 8pm so I could see the draft through

Fine. Last year there were 2 requests to move it to 9pm from 8pm so I had to move it to 9pm. So I had tried to keep last year's time. The draft time was posted almost a month ago. Please make requests as soon as you join the league next time. It's changed now.
Oct 14, 2017 7:40pm
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Also try to post requests on the Yahoo fantasy league chat board as not everyone checks this site, and Yahoo automatically sends a notification email whenever there's a new thread on the league chat forum.
Oct 14, 2017 8:42pm
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yes, 8pm is better. Here is my espn league team with Blake and soon to drop the Celtic rookie for Teo on waivers. http://games.espn.com/fba/clubhouse?leagueId=320479&teamId=5&seasonId=2018