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Category Strategy: Points League Strategy

James Anderson

James Anderson

James Anderson is a University of Minnesota graduate, with allegiances to the Packers, Brewers, Bucks (sigh) and Gophers (double sigh). He is an editor and scribe at Rotowire.com, primarily focused on basketball and baseball. In 2013 he was a FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year.

We Need to Talk About Points Leagues

In the past, we haven't devoted much effort to discussing strategy in points leagues. This probably stems from the fact that our fantasy basketball staff typically gravitates towards rotisserie and head-to-head category leagues because these leagues emphasize strategy on a higher level than points leagues, and because it's the way many of us have always done fantasy basketball.

I am in several leagues with friends from high school and college that are primarily populated by guys who just play fantasy basketball to have something to do after each fantasy football season wraps up. These are points leagues. I'm sure many of our readers are in these kinds of leagues, either because they really like points leagues or because they like to take their fantasy football-loving friend's money each year.

For the first Category Strategy of the season, I'm going to offer a breakdown of players who are much more valuable in

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