Fantasy Lab Week 3: Time for panic or patience?
It's Week 3 of the fantasy basketball season, which means it's decision time on your favorite sleepers, underachievers and faces in new places. But instead of rocking the vote for change like many did last Tuesday, the decisions you may be facing right now might not be as obvious.
Sure, you're inclined to shake things up if your team tripped coming out of the gate, but the best things come to those who wait, isn't that right, you Heinz Ketchup eaters? When it comes down to crunch time, no one wants to be stuck with Hunt's Ketchup or its vastly inferior cousin, Catsup (how Hunt's was labeled east of the Mississippi River back in the '80s).
With all that in mind, The Fantasy Lab is here to help you answer this alliterated question: panic or patience?
Panic and patience often go hand in hand when analyzing certain items, say, the recent stock market downturn or when to holler at the hottie from the bar the other night. Fantasy basketball players are no different. Is your stud not so studly? Are your early season sleepers still snoring? Or is it something worse? Like to the point where you can draw all over them with permanent markers, take pictures and post them to Facebook (only to get fired from your job as a Patriots cheerleader for inappropriate behavior)? If so, you're probably panicking and looking to move these players off your roster, either via trade or straight drop.
But is that the right move?
Step deeper into the Lab as we examine the players causing your rapid heartbeat, cold sweats and visible shaking. Or is
Look to move players on the following Panic list. Hold tight to those who require a little patience.
Both Brand and Iguodala have underachieved (if they've achieved anything) after inking monster deals during the offseason, and both are content for now to let