Vegas Over/Under: 39.5
Fromal’s Record Projection: 37-45 The Bet: Beneath with marginal confidence
Rarely does the stars-and-scrubs plan get deployed quite like this in professional leagues.
Most commonly utilized in fantasy sports, the thinking goes you could overcome a distinct lack of quality and depth players from top-loading a roster. Spend a great deal on a few men, then hope for mere competence around them.
The New Orleans Pelicans are presently among the most significant examples of the strategy taking root in fact, because they’re surrounding Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins and Jrue Holiday with practically nothing. Rajon Rondo remains a shell of his old self—a helpful shell, but a casing nonetheless—and also Solomon Hill’s torn hamstring can keep him out for up to eight months.
Who is notable? Have a peek at every other man under contract and see if it’s possible to determine the fifth-best healthful participant, assuming the above four would be the top quartet: Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik, Ian Clark, Jordan Crawford, Cheick Diallo, Frank Jackson, E’Twaun Moore and Quincy Pondexter.
It is likely either Clark or even Moore. And that is a issue, especially when both bigs are still trying to suss out chemistry.
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