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High volume and high percentages

Accurate players who take plenty of shots help all fantasy owners

Updated: January 25, 2011, 12:49 PM ET
By Tom Carpenter | Special to ESPN.com

While one player's assist has just as much value as another player's assist, the same can't be said about their percentages. That's because field-goal and free-throw percentages are weighted by the volume of attempts taken by each player. An example I use regularly is Steve Nash. When you look at his stat lines each season, he seems like a well-rounded fantasy monster because he cranks out tons of assists, scores well, drops some treys and has great percentages. However, his percentages can be ...

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