Gile Pile

Mike Conley 2018-2019 Season Outlook

Recommended Posts

Where are you guys taking him? I took him middle of the 4th round few spots ahead of bledsoe in 12 man league. If he stays healthy and grizzlies don't go full tank mode end of season i think it will pay off. He definitely has more opportunity then bledsoe giving he will be #1 scoring option there between him and gasol.  Now looking back i probably should of played it safe in choosing players on teams that won't tank at fanatsy playoff time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Conley's an awesome value pick for his current rank/draft position, but passing Bledsoe for Conley was a horrible move. Conley's ceiling is Bledsoe, and he has the shutdown risk like you said not to mention the injury concern...

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ya made a bad move. I know Conleys pts/3's can be greater than bledsoe but bledsoe has steals/youth/playoff team on his side.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i guess y’all didn’t watch bledsoe in the playoffs .. conley is easily the better pick. bledsoe is really trending down with the bucks. wouldn’t be surprised to see his average go down to 15 and 4. 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, scienze said:

i guess y’all didn’t watch bledsoe in the playoffs .. conley is easily the better pick. bledsoe is really trending down with the bucks. wouldn’t be surprised to see his average go down to 15 and 4. 

 

Bledsoe lost it mentally in the playoffs.  The Celtics and Rozier got into his head which is a death knell for someone like Bledsoe who isn't a high IQ player in the first place. 

 

I'd hold off on the downward trend talk for a few weeks to wait and see how he plays for coach Bud.  He should be better than 15-4 even as a 3rd option in what should be one of the faster paced teams in the league.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Grizzlies have been a playoff team 7 of last 8 years. 

 

Last year obviously injuries caused them to go into shut down mode, but is everyone convinced that's going to happen again? 

 

Does 1 year change a team's outlook that much? 

 

If gasol suffers another huge injury I'm with y'all, but I'm not convinced we can call the grizzlies shut down candidates anymore than you can call anyone on the trail blazers or any other comparable team, who currently have potential for a 7 seed and more than likely out of playoffs altogether. 

Edited by Dreams And Dwightmares
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, scienze said:

$14 in my auction league

 

Same price I payed in one of my leagues.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got him with the 58th. Pretty happy with that.

 

True... Conley's been really frustrating since 2015. His pre-season is showing that he's focusing more on scoring (as has been the trend in recent years). He's had injuries..

 

But 2016-17 was arguably his best season, which wasn't that long ago and he's had a lot of time off since being cautiously shut down in 2018. I think Conley's floor this season is somewhere around "top 60 player" (barring injury). But I think he has a very strong chance to crack top 35.

 

Here's how I rate his seasons since 2010. For reference, his score of 0.0286 in 2012 was excellent. That season, I had him as the 14th best player overall. His score of 0.01743 in 2015-16 was serviceable but bad value. He ranked 92nd that season. But, as you can see, most seasons, he's quite good.

 

Screen Shot 2018-10-14 at 11.00.40 PM.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, raaaabz said:

What do you think his ceiling this year?

Somewhere around 20/4/6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, raaaabz said:

What about floor? Do you think this will be a healthy year? 

Health is all about luck, but as long as Memphis stays around .500 they won't shut him down if that's what you're asking. I see him hovering around 20/4/6 the entire season when healthy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, yeet said:

What happened tonight? Only 15 minutes so far?

Foul trouble

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Jessie said:

poor shooting tonight

outplayed by Mack ?

 

Yup. But it happens. 

 

he's been good for most of the season so no need for worry here.

 

he has always been a near-elite PG option in fantasy. would do the same this year. top-50 for about 1~2 more years.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
42 minutes ago, Dreams And Dwightmares said:

This hippie needs to cut his hair and start balling again 

There’s no causal link between hair and poor shooting. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.