Aaron Bruski

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Tuesday, April 05, 2011


The 2010-11 Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Awards

We're going to do things a bit different here, and solicit feedback from our readers and, maybe, actually use that when we meet in the world headquarters over beer and pretzels to make these important life-decisions. So send in your emails, send us your tweets, and without further ado….

Fantasy MVP

Numbers are per-game over the course of the season unless otherwise noted.

Kevin Durant: 27.7 points, 1.9 threes, 6.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.1 steals, 1.0 blocks, 46.1% FG, 88.0% FT, 2.7 TOs
Chris Paul: 16.1 points, 0.9 threes, 4.1 rebounds, 9.8 assists, 2.4 steals, 0.1 blocks, 46.8% FG, 88.3% FT, 2.2 TOs
LeBron James: 26.6 points, 1.2 threes, 7.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.5 steals, 0.6 blocks, 51.0% FG, 75.9% FT, 3.6 TOs

Best Draft Day Value

Kevin Love: 20.2 points, 1.2 threes, 15.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.6 steals, 0.4 blocks, 47% FG, 85% FT, 2.1 TOs.
Rudy Gay: 19.8 points, 1.1 threes, 6.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.7 steals, 1.1 blocks, 47.1% FG, 80.3% FT, 2.5 TOs.
Channing Frye: 12.6 points, 2.2 threes, 6.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.6 steals, 1.0 blocks, 43.4% FG, 82.5% FT, 1.0 TOs.
Elton Brand: 14.9 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.2 steals, 1.3 blocks, 50.9% FG, 77.2% FT, 1.3 TOs, 76 games played.

Fantasy Bust of the Year

Gilbert Arenas: 10.7 points, 1.3 threes, 2.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.0 steals, 0.3 blocks, 36.2% FG, 78,8% FT, 2.6 TOs
Aaron Brooks: 11.0 points, 1.3 threes, 1.4 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 0.6 steals, 0.1 blocks, 37.7% FG, 89.3% FT, 1.6 TOs
Brandon Roy: 12.8 points, 0.9 threes, 2.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 0.8 steals, 0.3 blocks, 40.3% FG, 85.8% FT, 1.2 TOs
Tyreke Evans: 17.9 points, 0.8 threes, 4.8 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 1.6 steals, 0.5 blocks, 41.6% FG, 76.6% FT, 3.2 TOs, 52 games played to date.

Waiver Wire Pickup of the Year

Jordan Crawford – Caught fire with 19.6 points, 1.3 threes, 4.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.6 steals, 0.2 blocks, 40.3% FG, 85.2% FT, and 2.9 TOs per game over the last month.
Marcus Thornton – Ditto. He had 21.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.5 steals, 0.2 blocks, 44.8% FG, 81.8% FT, and 2.1 TOs in the same time span.
Kyle Lowry – As a starter he has averaged 13.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.3 blocks, 43.9% FG, 76.8% FT, and 2.1 TOs in 69 games. In the last month, he has scored 18.8 points with 2.7 threes, 5.4 rebounds, 7.4 assists, 1.1 steals, 0.2 blocks, 46.0% FG, 91.4% FT, and 2.4 TOs

If your guy isn't listed here send him in. And if you want more categories, send those in too. Now on to a busy 13-game night.


Aaron Bruski has covered hoops for Rotoworld since 2008 and has competed in national fantasy sports competitions for nearly two decades. You can also find his work over at ProBasketballTalk, where he received critical acclaim for his in-depth reporting of the Kings' relocation saga. Hit him on Twitter at Aaronbruski.
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