Yahoo Sports activities’ Dan Titus unveils his Fantasy Basketball All-Stars for the 2022-2023 season.
DAN TITUS: What’s good? Again with “Tip Off With Titus.” And I do know that the All-Star starters have been introduced. We have got staff Giannis and staff LeBron. So equally, I’ll provide the Fantasy All-Stars, the highest 5 from every convention.
DAN TITUS: So let’s kick issues off with the Japanese Convention. First up is level guard Tyrese Haliburton. Regardless of lacking his final 10 video games, Haliburton ranked seventh in Fantasy. He leads the league in assists at 10.2 per sport. And is placing up profession highs in factors, 3’s, steals, free throw proportion. He’s formally the brand new Chris Paul.
– Rain dance!
DAN TITUS: And at capturing guard, I am going with Donovan Mitchell. He ranks 14th in Fantasy due to improved effectivity this 12 months. And he is additionally on tempo for a profession highs in factors, 3’s, area objective proportion, and free throw.
– Rain drops!
DAN TITUS: And going to small ahead, gotta be Jayson Tatum. He is eighth in Fantasy, due to averaging 31 factors, virtually 9 rebounds, and 4 assists, which might all be profession highs. He is performed probably the most video games out of anybody within the high 12. And I feel he will be within the dialog for a high three choice subsequent 12 months.
– Old style!
DAN TITUS: Energy ahead, received to be KD. Fantasy managers, I do know you possibly can’t wait to get him again. He is on observe to return across the All-Star break.
However he ranks fifth in Fantasy. And he continues to be some of the environment friendly forwards within the sport. He is one in every of solely two gamers that rank within the high 10 in true capturing proportion this 12 months that isn’t a middle.
And to spherical out the 5 within the East, Joel Embiid. May this be the 12 months that he lastly hoists that MVP trophy? He actually has the numbers to do it. He is averaging 33.6 factors per sport. That leads the league in scoring for the second 12 months in a row.
And he ranks third in Fantasy. And he is having some of the environment friendly seasons to this point in his profession. That is what prime Embiid appears like.
All proper, and now it is time for the Western Convention. Let’s begin with level guard, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. This one was tight. It was him or Luka, however I received to go together with Shai right here, as a result of he is ranked fourth and arguably has been the perfect worth in Fantasy this 12 months.
He is placing up historic numbers. He is on tempo to place up a stat line that solely Michael Jordan, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James have achieved in a season. So he does it on each ends of the ground. Gotta give it to SGA.
DAN TITUS: At capturing guard, I am going with Steph Curry. He at the moment ranked sixth in Fantasy this 12 months. And he is very near getting 50-40-90. As soon as once more, he leads the league in 3’s. And can also be placing up a profession greatest 6.3 rebounds per sport.
– Oh, hey, hey, child, let me inform you one thing. I do not imply to brag, however I am the best!
DAN TITUS: Small ahead, one other shut one, however I am going with LeBron over Lauri Markkanen. They’re sixteenth and seventeenth in Fantasy rankings, respectively. However LeGOAT simply continues to defy Father Time, going with LeBron right here.
And at energy ahead, going along with his teammate, Anthony Davis. He has the least quantity of video games performed within the high 12 in Fantasy. However he is nonetheless primary in per sport worth, regardless of taking part in solely 28 video games this 12 months. He contributes in each class besides 3’s.
Fantasy beast, together with the middle, him nicely, Nikola Jokic.
– [EVIL LAUGHTER]
DAN TITUS: This might be his first time averaging a triple double for a season. So no shock right here, Nikola Jokic to spherical out the highest 10 Fantasy All-Stars this season. See you subsequent time on “Tip Off With Titus.”