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MBA Newsflash, March 9, 2020MBA FINALS GAME 1
The RimRockers collected a series opening GAME 1 victory with a score of 153.5-141.0 FP against the visiting Yavapai Swashbucklers. Veteran guard Chris Paul scored a team high 33 FP including 21 pts and 12 ast while John Collins provided 17.0 bench FP. The RimRockers shot .538 on field goals as a team to overcome a solid effort from the Swashbucklers led by Hassan Whiteside's 39 FP from 23 pts, 20 rbs and 4 blk.
MBA Newsflash, March 5, 20202020 MBA Playoffs GAME 4
Coach 3M and the Yavapai Swashbucklers advanced to the MBA Finals, upsetting the defending champions Naughty Koalas 3-1 in the series following a GAME 4 score of 160.5-127.0 FP. Pascal Siakam scored 31 FP from 33 pts and 7 boards while Jonas Valanciunas produced 30 FP in just 25 minutes including 15 pts and 15 rbs. James Harden scored a game high 32 FP in the Koalas loss, but the team shot just .374 from the field. The Swashbucklers will move on to face the RimRockers in the 2020 MBA Finals.
MBA Newsflash, March 2, 20202020 MBA Playoffs GAME 3
The Yavapai Swashbucklers used home court advantage to edge out the visiting Naughty Koalas 171.5-170.5 FP in GAME 3 of the West Finals. Hassan Whiteside had 32 FP including 18 pts, 16 rbs and 4 blk while Brandon Ingram added 31 FP from 29 pts, 7 rbs and 6 ast. The Koalas' Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a game high 40 FP in the loss. The Swashbucklers now enjoy a 2-1 lead in the best of five series. In the Eastern Conference Finals, the RimRockers eliminated H°jbjerg Tigers and advanced to the 2020 MBA Finals following a GAME 3 score of 143.5-134.0 FP. John Collins scored 20.0 bench FP including 33 pts and 13 rbs for the RimRockers. The Tigers needed an emergency signing in order to provide a full starting lineup and failed to prolong a severely injury-plaqued playoff run.
MBA Newsflash, February 28, 2020Naughty Koalas waive Jaxson Hayes
The Naughty Koalas have waived recent free agent signing Jaxson Hayes as a result of roster overflow in GAME 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Hayes was signed by the team in WEEK 19.
MBA Newsflash, February 28, 2020Tigers sign DeAndre Jordan on emergency rule
With only seven players available for GAME 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Tigers added DeAndre Jordan on the league emergency signing rule. Jordan started at three with all other players eligible for the center position on the injury list.
MBA Newsflash, February 27, 20202020 MBA Playoffs GAME 2
Defending champions Naughty Koalas depended on home court advantage modifier to beat visitors Yavapai Swashbucklers with a GAME 2 score of 184.0-174.5 FP to tie the series at 1-1. Recent FA signing Aaron Gordon scored a team high 37 FP from 27 pts, 10 rbs and 4 ast to go along with Bradley Beal's 36 FP performance including 55 pts. Swasbucklers got a career best 58 FP from Joel Embiid in a losing effort. In the East Finals GAME 2, the RimRockers took an easy 2-0 lead in the series with a 159.5-113.5 FP home win. Bam Adebayo scored a game high 38 FP from 22 pts, 13 rbs, 9 ast and 4 blk for the RimRockers.
MBA Newsflash, February 24, 20202020 MBA Playoffs GAME 1
The Yavapai Swashbucklers upset the defending champions Naughty Koalas, winning 188.0-169.5 FP on the road in GAME 1 of the 2020 MBA Western Conference Finals. Pascal Siakam had 46 FP and Joel Embiid added 45 FP to earn coach 3M his first ever fantasy playoffs victory. In the East, the RimRockers blew out visitors H°jbjerg Tigers with a margin of 199.5-141.5 FP. Trae Young scored a game high 42 FP including 50 pts and 8 ast while teammate Bam Adebayo supported with 28 pts, 19 rbs and 7 ast for 41 FP.
MBA Newsflash, February 21, 2020Sekou Doumbouya waived by Swashbucklers
Sekou Doumbouya has been waived by MBA fantasy team Yavapai Swashbucklers following too many active roster players in GAME 1 of the 2020 MBA Playoffs. An undrafted rookie, Doumbouya was picked up on a FA contract by the team in WEEK 14, but did not enter the SB lineup in any fantasy games.
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