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Durant or James? WHIR

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#1 BabyGotBack


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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:44 AM

Make it quick and simple, I have Durant and am considering offering him for James.

Who is more valuable by seasons end?

Edited by BabyGotBack, 05 December 2012 - 10:45 AM.

#2 patentboy23


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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:51 AM

It's personal preference. Do you want to build your team around an elite FT% and 3s or elite assists? I'll take Lebron although it's really close. Help: http://forums.rotowo...opic=326369&hl=

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#3 Silky Silks

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:55 AM

Its tough they are so even but I give the edge to LeBron because he is much more capable of getting a triple double on any given night than Durant. Its really a toss up and it depends on team needs.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

I go with James. But its more of a personal preference.

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#5 paqman78


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Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

Depends on who your other players are. If you're short on assists, go with Lebron. If you're poor on %s and 3s, go with Durant.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:32 AM

Keep Durant.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:06 PM

james. not only he gives assists but rebounds and scores as well

help please.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

my opinion is durant. The guys are both absolute studs, so it's kind of like deciding between two girls who are tens, but have different coloured hair (a situation that i have never been in, so I don't know why I'm going to give you advice here).

To me, the main thing is shooting percentages (field goal and FT) here. Durant is much more consistent in this area. I think in the both stat lines they can both go off on any given night for any stat line although, granted, both guys differ on which they generally dabble in (James more on the ast and rebounding side and Durant from three point).

my experience in a head to head league is that the shooting percentage categories are often the deciding factor in a tight match. Because they both have the potential to put up big numbers across the board, I'll take Durant's demonstrated ability to shoot consistently higher percentages any day.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

...I only noticed the "keep it quick and simple" after I posted. Sorry:

"I like durant because he shoots a higher percentage"

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SG - Monta Ellis
G - Kyle Korver
SF - Luol Deng
PF - Miles Plumlee
F - David West
C - Larry Sanders
C - Brook Lopez
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

I have Lebron and I admit I'd rather have Durant. Some weeks, Lebron's FT% really hurts me and it's hard to make that stat back up.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

True percentage wise Durant wins, those 3's and FT% are just the game winner. I know AST's are hard to come by sometimes too but you can actually tank Dwight's FT% if you have durant + another high volume high % FT shooter.

It's really up to you, but i'd go durant. He's stealing and blocking crazy this season. The man is on a mission

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:47 PM

Durant for sure. Not only is he killing in literally every stat line but he is also dishing 4.5 assists this season which has made him a helpful factor on that end as well. At this point Durant is the clear #1 with him helping you on literally every stat. LeBron on the other hand is actually hurting you on FTs

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

Durant by a slim margin.
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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:49 PM

i like durant in h2h and james in roto.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:43 AM

If only every decision was this easy

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