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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, primarily focused on basketball and baseball. In 2013 he was a FSWA finalist for Fantasy Basketball writer of the year.


Each week, this article highlights players who are widely available in standard leagues that can help in specific roto categories. Remember, while each player highlighted can help in a specific category, there's no guarantee for production in other areas.


Randy Foye, SG, Nuggets
Foye has really taken advantage of coach Brian Shaw's spat with veteran Andre Miller, who is now on the trade market, and unlikely to take the court again for the Nuggets. Since Miller last took the court (Dec. 30), Foye has averaged 17.7 points on 50.7 percent shooting from the field in 34.3 minutes per game over six contests. He's also been good for 4.7 boards, 3.7 assists and 3.3 three-pointers per game over this stretch, which makes him worth owning in most formats, at least until he cools off. He's a career 40.8 percent shooter, so while I'd recommend scooping him up (primarily because of the 34.3 mpg, as oppo

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