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Tatum tops Greek Freak in Fantasy rankings: Fact or fiction?

 Jayson Tatum is currently ranked Number-7 in Yahoo Fantasy's latest Pre-draft Player Rankings, while Giannis Antetokounmpo sits two slots behind at Number-9. Granted, that could change in the coming days, but count me as surprised to see those numbers. Although many analysts predict a significant surge in Tatum's game this coming season.


Other notables that trail Jayson are Luka Doncic (#12) and Kevin Durant (#13). Are these rankings valid? Probably not in the eyes of Fantasy participants since the Greek Freak has been snatched up well-ahead of his #9 ranking in the mock drafts in which I have participated - often in the top-3.

Another surprise was seeing Rob Williams ranked just behind Durant at Number-14. Can Celtics fans expect that much from the supremely-athletic center? I would expect Sky Lord to drop a few slots in the coming days, but much is expected from Williams III if he remains healthy.

The Celtics Jaylen Brown comes in at Number-57, and he may be a bargain pick-up if he remains on the board that late. Ditto for Malcolm Brogdon. He is slotted at #168 and seems a sure-fire end-of-bench pick-up that I certainly will be looking at.


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