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Juan Carlos Blanco

Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for close to 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, and the NFL for, including serving as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' beat writer. He has previously written for and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports.

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Damian Lillard, POR: You could make the argument for assigning this designation to Lillard every week, but he really has taken his stellar level of play up another notch recently. Heís scored between 39 and 50 points in four of the last six contests, and heís shooting a tidy 52.1 percent during that stretch with averages of 34.6 points, 5.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds on 22.8 shot attempts per game.

Jeff Teague, MIN: Teague has immediately picked up the pace in the wake of Jimmy Butlerís knee injury, as heís already taking four more shots per game (15.0 FGA/G, up from an 11.0) in the last three contests. Thatís naturally led to his assists taking a slight hit for the moment, but heís more than made up for it by boosting his scoring average to 20.8 points per game in the four full games that Butler has missed thus far. Heís rebounding at a sligh

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