Who is No. 1 in fantasy drafts: The Beard, The Brow or The Freak?
James Harden has the beard and the game, but does he have a claim to the No. 1 overall pick in roto and points leagues?
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The amazing depth of elite fantasy basketball talent right now means there is no consensus No. 1 pick in drafts this season, regardless of format.
Points leagues James Harden, Houston Rockets
Eric Karabell: Harden might not end up the top scoring option on points leagues, but I still regard him as a safe pick because he is durable and offers peace of mind in that respect, plus he boasts a high statistical ceiling. What is the worst that can happen to Harden’s numbers? We know he will score a ton of points, hit many 3-pointers and get to the free throw line like few others, and his rebounds and assists already declined last season from the year prior. I do not see them getting worse.
Look at the other Rockets. Harden has a set role. Sure, so does Antetokounmpo and several big men worthy of the top