Yahoo needs to make more players have multiple position elibilities due to to the wide range of lineup changes in the NBA. For example last season Ben Simmons was PG,SF,PF eligible now he is only PG?
Szymon Godzina commented
Is there a reason why admin still gathering info on this? It has been 20 games and he is still just a PG when he plays SF/PF as well.
Alex P commented
yahoo sucks now and theyre too stubborn to listen, try fantrax next year
walraevens alexandre commented
No evolution since the start of the season on position eligibility for players! guys PJ Washington is playing C 50% of time and a guy like Reddish has played 100% of his time at sg
Thanks for the feedback
Matthias Scheja commented
Our NBA fantasy group opted to give Yahoo a try this season after 10+ years on ESPN. The main reason why some people in the group proposed this experiment was that Yahoo was supposedly better/quicker with position eligibility updates. So far one can only say that this couldn't be further from the truth, as there have only been a handful of position eligibility updates on Yahoo for completely insignificant players: https://basketball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/nba/158290/playerchanges?type=pos
Various glaring examples have been raised here in this forum, but so far not a single one of these has been actioned, from what I can see. This is slowly but surely getting ridiculous. Our group is already regretting its decision to give Yahoo a try this season (not only for this reason, we have also noticed several other significant drawbacks in Yahoo fantasy vs. ESPN, e.g. the ability to filter FAs by game date, just to mention one prominent example).
If you don't get this sorted VERY soon, this will definitely have been a one time experiment only.
HuaHai Tian commented
Can't agree more!
It's very unusual that so few position eligibility changes have been made this season, what's going on in Yahoo fantasy team? If you need help to do such hands-on tasks, you can reach out to me too.
Casey Bassett commented
Why has Yahoo only made 2 position eligibility changes since the start of the NBA season? What's going on over there? And how is one of the changes Dean Wade receiving C eligibility on 1/6, when he has only played 13% of his mins at C? Again, what is going on over there?
PJ Washington has played 58% of his minutes at C. Why hasn't he been received C eligibility?
If you guys are short handed, I will personally help with changing position eligibility (free of charge), because it seems like you are running way behind. Please reach out to me and I will help you. All you have to do is reference basketballreference.com and look at the "play by play" tab on each player profile.
If they play more than 33% of their mins at any given position, give them that eligibility. BUT, you cant take away eligibility once it's given, because managers build their teams around this. You can only take away eligibility in the offseason. Again, please start working on this. I will help you, free of charge. I just want everyone to have a great time playing fantasy basketball on Yahoo's platform, and don't want people to defect to ESPN.
Linkun Chen commented
He had SF eligibility last season and his role hasn't changed drastically from last season. With playmakers like Josh Richardson and Al Horford on the Sixers, he plays off ball as often as Luka Doncic yet Doncic has 3 positions while Simmons has one. Basketball reference says he's at SG 7% of the time. But actually, he's more of a forward given his lack of shooting and slashing ability. He often defends opposing forwards. That should count for something.
Anthony Eberle commented
According to box scores on NBA.com, Devonte Graham starts at the SG spot while Terry Rozier starts at the PG position. Rozier already has PG/SG eligibility, and it seems that Graham should have the same. Please review this case and consider giving Graham SG eligibility! Thanks so much!
peter kostka commented
Devonte Graham is listed as Charlottes shooting guard when you look at the nba.com box score. It doesn’t make sense that Devonte Graham is only eligible as PG when Terry Rozier is PG,SG eligible. If Rozier has multi-position eligibility, Graham should have it as well.
Some thoughts based also on Rotoworld stats...
RJ BARRETT (SG/SF) - He is already started 3 games as the starting SG in Ney York. And he will continue to start in that position, needless to mention that his coach also gave him the PG duties in the team.
MARKKANEN (PF/C) - It is known that he is playing lot of minutes throughout every game in C position in Chicago. He should have had the C eligibility a long time ago.
FRED VANVLEET (PG/SG) - Already starting next to the one-position PG Lowry. How could 2 only players have only PG eligibility and yet starting together?
TAUREAN PRINCE (SF/PF) - Playing for two years in a row many minutes in PF position, usually in-game. The fact that he is not starting there most of the time doesn't mean he is not eligible for the PF position. he is an identical player to Otto Porter, Covington, Isaac, all of them being SF/PF eligible!
NOAH VONLEH (PF/C) - He has played a ton of minutes as Center and is about time to make him eligible for the C position.
MOE HARKLESS (SF/PF) - Same as last year he is playing many minutes as the stretch PF in his team.
JUSTISE WINSLOW (SF/PF) - He is the starting SF of Miami. He started as SF since the preseason even with Butler taking the SG spot in the starting lineup.
Please do the needfull and correct the eligibities accordingly