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Nerd Alert: Dynamics Ratings

Michael Chua (@MichaelChua7) uses advanced stats to determine the best players to roster in head-to-head leagues.

Nerd Alert: Checking My Work

Nerd Alert: Calling All Fantasy Owners

We need data from you, fantasy owners! Help us out!

Nerd Alert: Is Carmelo's Surge For Real?

Carmelo Anthony put up the kind of week we expected him to coming into the season with both Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin sidelined. Is this a trend?

Nerd Alert: Kobe Bryant's Machine Gun Shooting

Kobe Bryant is leading the league in scoring, but the price has been his worst shooting percentage in years. Can Kobe handle such a big offensive load and maintain efficiency as well?

Nerd Alert: Kenneth Faried Breaking Through

Nerd Alert: Situations To Avoid At The Trade Deadline

Trades can drastically change a player's value. Here are a few situations you don't want to see your fantasy players thrown into.

Nerd Alert: Can DeMarcus Cousins Take The Next Step?

DeMarcus Cousins is one of the best young rebounders in NBA history. Can he bring the rest of his game together?

Nerd Alert: Hot Shooting Starts at the Rim

Three-pointers may be flashy, but when it comes to sharp shooting percentages, it all starts at the rim. Who is getting to the rack more in 2011-12?

Nerd Alert: How Will Carmelo Anthony's Return Impact the Knicks Offense

The Knicks have enjoyed great success under Jeremy Lin, but with Carmelo Anthony returning this week, how will the Knicks' offense be affected by his return.

Nerd Alert: Home-Court Assist Factor?

Does every official scorer for each of the NBA’s 30 teams dish out assists in the same fashion? Jack Moore breaks it down.

Nerd Alert: The Jordan Crawford Experience

Little-used sub keys fantasy victory

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

Religious epiphanies and at-rim shooting

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

Revisiting Some Predictions

Nerd Alert: Looking Forward to Next Season

Who's Primed to Make a Leap Forward?

Nerd Alert: Outperfoming Projections

Better-than-expected numbers from Rose, STAT... and Darko?

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Hidden Values

True shooting minus secondary shooting equals fantasy sleeper

Nerd Alert: True Shooting Percentage and Fantasy Hoops

The epic mini-series continues

Nerd Alert: True Shooting Percentage and Fantasy Hoops

Chauncey Billups is really good.

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

Specialists vs. Across-the-Board Performers

Nerd Alert: Nerd Fight! (Sort of)

Birnbaum and Pelton Throw Down

Nerd Alert: Projecting Value in Steals

Indy's Paul George Could Produce Big Steal Numbers Given PT

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

What's a Steal Worth?

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

Steals and Blocks and Junk

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats Applied to Fantasy Hoops

Some Surprises with Steals (But Not Blocks)

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Rebounding

Rebounding Studies, Part 2

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Rebounding

Some Simple Questions About Rebounding, (Mostly) Answered

Nerd Alert: At-Rim Studies, Part III

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Hoops

A Briefer, Better At-Rim Analysis

Nerd Alert: Advanced Stats and Fantasy Basketball

Beware of Josh Smith, and Other Collected Lessons

Nerd Alert: Nerd Alert

Advanced Stats and Fantasy Basketball

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