Al Jefferson out for the year


Wolves fans remain in pain over the torn ACL of our beloved Al Jefferson. While most everyone is hoping and wishing Big Al a fast and healthy recovery, some are forgetting that he's more than a statistic. And by some, we mean fantasy players.

ESPN has the AP story about the injury on its website. But preceding it is a heartless video of Keith Lipscomb talking about which players benefit from Big Al's blown-up knee... aka the "Fantasy Spin." Sure, the video provides great analysis of which players can increase their make-believe value. And the advice seems solid and thoughtful and concise. But it makes us happy we do not play fantasy basketball, an odd realm where NBA players represent nothing more than a stat line and the most successful fantasy-players shoot from the algorithm, rather than the heart.

Anyhow... here is the video: