Fantasy

Los Angeles Lakers: The late ’90s fantasy lineup that could have been

The Los Angeles Lakers could have had a fantasy lineup for the ages. Many things changed in two years for the Los Angeles Lakers at the end of the 90s to get to the championship. From the 1998 lineup that boasted four young rising All-Stars in Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant, Eddie Jones and Nick...

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11 hours ago, Lake Show Life, Los Angeles Lakers, Fantasy

Grading the NBA Fantasy League’s Minnesota Timberwolves GM

Bleacher Report wrapped up its fake offseason with viceroy GMs for every team in the NBA last weekend. With the draft in the books, let’s evaluate the Minnesota Timberwolves’ offseason. Last week, our friends over at Bleacher Report kicked off a fun NBA Fantasy League idea, in which each...

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4 days ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves, Fantasy

Philadelphia 76ers podcast: Dr. J for MJ and modern fantasy trades

A Philadelphia 76ers podcast rooted in hypotheticals. In this episode of The Sixer Sense Podcast, co-hosts Lucas Johnson and Christopher Kline return to discuss a variety of Philadelphia 76ers topics. Joining them is Jonathan Geib, a contributor here at the site. Several hypothetical trades are explored....

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6 days ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers, Fantasy

NBA Insiders Grade B/R Staff Fantasy League GMs + Best/Worst Trades

The B/R Fantasy League concluded Saturday in a flurry of moves leading up to and throughout the draft. All 30 fantasy general managers ran through the 60 picks, and draft expert Jonathan Wasserman gave his grades...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

B/R NBA Fantasy League: Post-Draft Power Rankings

Welcome to the B/R NBA Fantasy League power rankings. Our GMs were very active across the board, and the league looks very different. The Golden State Warriors traded out of the No...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Sacramento Kings, Fantasy

B/R NBA Fantasy League: Mock Draft Expert Grades for Every Pick

Bleacher Report's Fantasy GM Week concluded with a two-round draft that included surprising picks, prospect free falls and trades...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

B/R NBA Fantasy League Tumbles into Mock Draft Day with Controversy

The B/R Fantasy League got cutthroat on Friday, as teams tried to get their final trades in before Saturday's draft...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

Philadelphia 76ers trade for Kevin Love in B/R fantasy league

The Philadelphia 76ers’ wild offseason (in the Bleacher Report fantasy league) pushes on. With the NBA season on hold, Bleacher Report continues to operate its fantasy basketball league. The Philadelphia 76ers, currently helmed by fake-GM Ross Schwaber, have made a series of high-stakes trades....

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1 week ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers, Fantasy

B/R NBA Fantasy League: Who Will Take LaMelo, Wiseman, More in 2020 Mock Draft?

Bleacher Report's NBA Fantasy League has already led to a handful major fake trades that will impact the 2020 mock draft. After winning the lottery, the Golden State Warriors moved down, giving No...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

Charlotte Hornets trade for Chris Paul in Bleacher Report’s Fantasy League

On Thursday, Bleacher Report’s Fantasy League featured another trade, where the Charlotte Hornets picked up an All-Star from the Oklahoma City Thunder. As fans continue to await news about the NBA’s regular season after two months, but Bleacher Report has continued to spice things up. The...

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1 week ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets, Fantasy

Grading the Fanning the Flames’ All-Time Suns Fantasy Draft

Photo by Andy Hayt/NBAE via Getty Images The Fanning the Flames podcast invited Flex from Jersey and Daniel Duarte to draft their own legendary Suns teams, generating their rosters from a pool of any player who donned a Phoenix jersey. And I am here to grade those results. We’ve all done it: played...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Fantasy

Charlotte Hornets: Analyzing Bleacher Report’s NBA Fantasy League trade

While fantasy sports continue to rise, the Charlotte Hornets saw a huge trade in Bleacher Report’s Fantasy NBA League. Many fans continue to look for ways to experience basketball. Lately, Charlotte Hornets fans have been able to tune into Bleacher Report’s NBA Fantasy League and see some...

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1 week ago, Swarm and Sting, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets, Fantasy

Fanning the Flames: Suns All-Time Fantasy Draft, Part 2

Paul and Justin bring on some special guests to take you through an all-time Suns franchise fantasy draft We’re back with the second part of the 2020 Fanning the Flames Phoenix Suns All-Time Fantasy Draft. Once again, Flex from New Jersey (@cruzfe13) and Daniel Duarte (@DDuarte89) join us as we wrap...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Fantasy

B/R NBA Fantasy League: Realistic Trades Fanbases Desperately Want to See

A lot has happened in Bleacher Report's NBA Fantasy League . Blake Griffin is now on the Indiana Pacers. Myles Turner is with the Detroit Pistons. Buddy Hield has landed with the Philadelphia 76ers...

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1 week ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

Fanning the Flames: Suns All-Time Fantasy Draft, Part 1

Paul and Justin bring on some special guests to take you through an all-time Suns franchise fantasy draft Everyone plays fantasy sports, right? Well, we decided to run a fantasy draft with a Phoenix Suns slant. The rules are simple: it’s a 7-round snake draft where each person has to pick a starting...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Fantasy

Power Ranking Every Team's Season Entering B/R NBA Fantasy Week

The NBA is losing control. More accurately, the league is ceding virtual control to 30 B/R writers, editors and programmers who will each take over a team for our NBA GM Week project...

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2 weeks ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

2020 B/R NBA Fantasy GM League: Full Participants List, Rules and More

The 2020 Bleacher Report NBA fantasy general manager league kicks off Monday at 3 p.m. ET. Thirty B/R employees were selected to represent each of the NBA franchises for a week of trades leading up to a mock NBA draft...

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2 weeks ago, Bleacher Report, Fantasy

Tales from CelticsBlog Slack: who won our fantasy draft?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images You really can’t go wrong with a team built with Celtics greats, but this is sports. Let’s debate. With our fantasy draft complete, we asked CelticsBlog’s senior staff who put together the best team and what team might win a virtual matchup for the ages: Jeff...

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1 month ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Fantasy

Tales from CelticsBlog Slack: rounding out our fantasy draft with three bench players

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald Boston has a rich history sixth men. Bill Sy: To me, picking the three players in the second unit might be the more rewarding exercise of this draft. I know we all love the stars, but it’s those backbone bench guys that can really make a team....

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1 month ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Fantasy

Tales from CelticsBlog Slack: wrapping up our Celtics fantasy draft starters

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Starting fives for the Fantastic Fives. Steve Hooper: OK, with my 3rd round pick. I am taking the gloves off, I’m going for Tommy Heinsohn. I never watched him play live (before my time) but the big fella is deserving of a spot on this great team...

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1 month ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Fantasy

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