The Dazzler Website Redesign

The Dazzler currently is under contruction while I redesign a new website that will be hosted on its own site. I am currently moving over all the articles onto the new site and will need at least through the weekend to make this move. Thanks for your patience during this transition!

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2011-12 NBA Roster Changes

With a shortened free agent period due to the lockout negotiations, I thought it would be helpful to catalogue the additions to each of the NBA rosters as in most cases it does have an affect on what each player’s 2011-12 card will look like in next fall’s card set release. If you noticed someone not listed, please post a comment and I will look into making the change.

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SOM News: Basketball Ratings Preview: 2010-11

The game company has released the board game rebounding for each player in the 2010-11 card set along with their eligible positions (guard, right forward, left forward and center). Strat-O-Matic has also included the shooting rating and whether each player is a “regular” or “extra” player in the set. Check out this article using the following link:

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SOM News: Discount of the Week: 1995-96 & 1998-99

Just wanted to announce that Strat-O-Matic has a 50% discount this week on
the 1995-96 and 1998-99 basketball card sets. Check out their website for

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Top Shot Columns: 2004-05

Top Shot Columns – 2004-05
By Mike “Stonewall” Cook

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Team Defense Card Analysis: 2009-10

In this post, I would like to take a look at the best team defense cards from the 2009-10 season. Since we have  Normal, Close and Sag team defense cards, I average the three to determine the rankings and values in the following chart.

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GCBA Rookie Draft Total Card Values

This article contains the Total Card Values for all the players in the rookie-free agent draft pool.

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2010-11 NBA Depth Charts

Ran across the NBA Depth Charts on and thought it would be a good resource for those in Strat leagues.

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Top Rebounders: 2009-10

Below are the top total, defensive and offensive rebounders.

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Blank X-Column Defenders: 2009-10

Below is a list of the blank defenders against outside, penetration and inside shots.

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