FBA: Getting the breaks

Updated: February 6, 2006, 12:55 PM ET
By Jason Langendorf | Scouts Inc.
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Fantasy hoops has a dirty little secret: Two of the ugliest phenomena in the game -- injuries and going-nowhere teams -- are a fantasy owner's best friend.

Granted, that door can swing both ways -- just ask owners of Amare Stoudemire and Stephon Marbury -- but anyone with a little foresight and imagination can spin a bad situation into an advantage for his roto squad. And in the lull before the trading deadline, owners in need have few other resources to jump-start a stalling team.


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Jason Langendorf is the boxing editor for ESPN.com.

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