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Looking Back: Five Players You Probably Regret Drafting

Alex Barutha

Alex writes primarily about the NBA for RotoWire. His work has appeared on CBS Sports, Bleacher Report and other sites. He enjoys both year-long and daily fantasy. Vince Carter and Alex both first dunked during their respective sophomore years of high school.

We’re nearly at the end of the 2017-18 fantasy season, which feels like a good time to take a look back at some of the players that were taken too early in many, if not most, fantasy drafts.

Below is a list of five players who fit that bill. While the list certainly is not comprehensive, it contains some of the higher-profile players who ended up having underwhelming campaigns.


Myles Turner, Pacers
Turner seemed poised for a breakout campaign after the Pacers dealt Paul George to the Thunder in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. The change made it seem more likely the Pacers would run a more balanced attack, with everyone in the starting five accounting for George’s lost production. Of course, that included Turner, who needed just 10.7 shots per game (including 1.4 threes) last season to average 14.5 points on an efficient 51.1 percent from the field, all while snagging 7.3 boards

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