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Fantasy Matchups: Suns bigs' big week

Squaring off against weak frontlines this week, Phoenix big men are smart plays

Updated: December 31, 2010, 12:07 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | Basketball Prospectus
Robin Lopez and Channing FryeBarry Gossage/Getty ImagesFrye and Lopez will benefit from great matchups along the frontline this week.

Using opponent data for each team on the upcoming schedule, Basketball Prospectus can estimate how much a player's performance will vary because of the defenses he will face in the next week. (See here for more details on the process.) Each week, Kevin Pelton will take a look at five players to use, five to limit and an ideal pickup.


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