Essay Book Report On Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook **Demarcus Cousins**
This past NBA season saw Cousins establish himself one of the top centers in the NBA after playing for Team USA over the summer and earning his first NBA All-star bid. Although limited to just 59 games for Sacramento, Cousins still managed to take his game to another level in his fifth season. In 34 minutes per game, he averaged 24.1 points,12.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.7 blocks while shooting 78.2 percent from line, all of which were career-highs. Cousins is a matchup nightmare on the offensive end, mixing his ability to bully opposing big men inside while being to knock down jumpers as far out as 20 feet. His primary weakness remains his knack for piling up unnecessary fouls and racking up technicals due to immaturity. New GM Vlade Divac has attempted to get him help in the form of Rajon Rondo and Marco Belinelli .The addition of rookie Willie Cauley-Stein should help keep Cousins out of foul trouble and allow him to be more efficient offensively, but likely cuts into his rebounding and block totals. Still just 25 years old, Cousins may assert himself as an All-NBA first team selection this upcoming season.

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook **Rudy Gay**
Entering the first year of a three-year, $40 million contract extension with Sacramento, Rudy Gay enjoyed one of his most productive seasons in his career. In 68 games played, Gay averaged 21.1 points, and 3.7 assists while shooting 85.8 percent from the…

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