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Free throws: Impact players, mirages

Updated: January 19, 2010, 1:44 PM ET
By Tom Carpenter | Special to ESPN.com

Field goal and free throw percentages are the trickiest stats to get a handle on in fantasy hoops. That's because they are weighted. When you look at your roto standings and you see that you're 20 steals behind the next owner, you can safely assume that if you trade a guy who averages 0.5 spg for a guy who averages 2.5 spg, you should catch up to the other owner in about 10 games. A steal is a steal.

The same doesn't go for percentages, though. That's because you have to factor in the ...

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