Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fantasy Basketball Strategy: Punting Field Goal Percentage

With the preseason underway and the regular season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to hone your fantasy hoops draft strategy. One tried and true method that many people swear by is the concept of "punting" one or more of the standard fantasy basketball categories in order to "stack" the others. In Part One of this series, we explored the pros and cons of punting in general and then dived right in by looking at how to build a team while punting points. Then, we talked about punting three-pointers in Part Two, rebounds in Part Three, assists in Part Four, steals in Part Five, and blocks in Part Six. Today, in Part Seven, we take a look at the best and worst places to find value in your draft while punting field goal percentage.

Strategy

If you decide to punt field goal percentage, just like any other punting strategy, remember that your goal is not simply to draft all the weakest shooters available and hope for the best. The guys with the lowest field goal percentage in the league mostly tend to be guards, so following this approach should help you stack things like threes, assists, steals, and free throw percentage. Just be aware that this also means you run the risk of having an unbalanced team, a team lacking in big-man staples like rebounds, blocks, and low turnovers as well.  READ MORE HERE https://www.numberfire.com

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