Keeper leagues and dynasty leagues are becoming more and more popular as more people play fantasy sports. Fantasy basketball is no different. If you are in one of these leagues it is important that you do your research before choosing your keepers. Most leagues ask for your keepers shortly before your draft. With the ’11-’12 season a ways away, you have plenty of time to make your choices. But, if you are in a league that wants your keepers turned in earlier and you are looking for players that you should keep, here is a list of young players that you should target for next year.
Danilo Gallinari- This is the type of player that can be the go to guy for scoring and I believe that he will be just that for the Nuggets next year. He can shoot the 3 with the best of them and can rack up points quickly when given the opportunity. His defense even improved a bit after the trade to Denver and he should be able to build on the fine year he had last year.
David Lee- He averaged 16.5 pts last year to go with 9.8 boards and just over 3 assists. He also averaged a steal per game. He isn’t a shot blocker by any means but that isn’t why you drafted him in the first place. He is solid in the percentage categories and can anchor your team in boards. Plus, he won’t have to deal with that strange bite infection elbow thing that happened this last season. He is a very solid keeper.
John Wall- 16.4 ppg to with 8.3 assists, 1.7 threes, and 4.6 boards is a pretty nice year for a rookie. He probably would have won R.O.Y. honors if Blake Griffin (obvious keeper so I’m not going to talk about him) hadn’t missed all of last year. Wall’s percentage are little scary but he showed improvement in the second half. if he could just get a couple of better players around him he could be a really special player next season.
Dorell Wright- He plays in a system that fits his style perfectly. This could have been a fluke season for him but I think he will continue to play at the same level next season. He averaged 16.4 ppg, 5.3 boards, 3 assists, 1.5 steals and 2.4 threes. If he can replicate his numbers next season he will be a highly sought after player.
One Response to “Keeper List”
Leave a Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.