Fantasy Basketball News


LeBron James is not interested in joining the Houston Rockets and James Harden, according to reports. It appears Chris Paul isn't enough to bring his close friend to Houston. (Source: Yahoo!)

Fantasy Impact: James seems more likely than not to be in a Lakers uniform next season after he declines his player option. James remains a first-round pick in all re-draft leagues no matter what team he's on. The Cavaliers are going to rebuild once again without James.

Dennis Schroder remains available via trade according to reports. The Hawks are looking to deal Schroder whose been open about his displeasure with the Hawks brass. (Source: Sports Illustrated )

Fantasy Impact: The Hawks will look to the draft for Schroders' replacement and look to deal him for young talent and/or draft picks before the draft this week. If no suitor, he could still be moved which could help his ADP.

Kawhi Leonard has requested a trade from the Spurs but has since said he hasn't requested a trade. At the end of the day, we expect Leonard to dealt with a team with talent and draft picks, perhaps the Lakers. The Clippers, Celtics, 76ers, and the Suns to all be involved in the Leonard sweepstakes. (Source: Chris Haynes on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Leonard trade rumors will continue until the season starts so continue to monitor this situation closely. Leonard to the Lakers makes a lot of sense and his fantasy value remains high if he can stay healthy. It would be a boost to the development of Dejounte Murray and LaMarcus Aldridge would be a solid early round option in re-draft leagues.