Speculative First-Half All Stars, 2024

We usually take a forward-looking approach here in the Speculator, but we'll use the upcoming All-Star break as a time of reflection and look back at some first-half "speculative" All-Star teams.

The only requirement to make our squads? In true Speculator fashion, they had to be off most drafters' radars late in draft season. We'll take anyone who went outside the Top 200 by position and league, looking for the highest 5x5 earners over the first half. These are the lists we WISH we had back in March.

Key stats from each squad are posted below, and to give this thing some forward-looking flavor, we'll touch on the second-half outlook on a few of these names. And if we missed any obvious names that you feel deserve recognition, leave them...

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