FortyEightMinutes is bringing you fantasy basketball rankings and content based on ESPN’s points league settings for the 2022-23 NBA season.
I consider myself an ambassador for the game of basketball and for the NBA, though I am also an ambassador for fantasy sports. It brings friends and strangers together; it creates a common investment. It can sometimes create an experience that you can’t describe to non-fantasy sports communities.
Writing about fantasy basketball is nothing new for me. Earlier in my career, I had a Fantasy Hoops series at Hoops Rumors where I examined NBA situations from a fantasy basketball lens. When the pandemic hit and the NBA shut down, I attempted to do some journalism (capitalize the J if you will) and tackle the problem of what people should do in their home fantasy basketball leagues with only a portion of the NBA heading to the bubble.
This season, we’ll be adding some fantasy basketball perspective to our NBA coverage. Below are our player rankings for ESPN’s Points League (which incorporates an efficiency element to the traditional points league format).