Fantasy Basketball Waivers and Streamers Week 22
Week 21 is quickly coming to a close, which means it's time to prep for your Week 22 Fantasy Basketball Dynasty Points matchup! We have everything you need in this article including: Games Played, Back-to-Back Games, Headline News, Top Fantasy Basketball Streamers, and Waiver Wire Pickups. We advise you to BOOKMARK this article and refer back to it whenever you need to stream a player OR to see which teams play on back-to-back days. This article is a PHENOMENAL tool for all your fantasy basketball needs in Week 22.
Week 22 Schedule: Games Played
4 Games: ATL, DAL, GSW, LAL, MEM, MIN, NOP, PHI, SAC, SAS, TOR, UTA, WAS
3 Games: BOS, CHA, CHI, CLE, DEN, DET, HOU, IND, LAC, MIA, MIL, NYK, OKC, ORL, PHX, POR
2 Games: BKN
Week 22 Schedule: Back-to-Back Games
Mon-Tues: DAL, MEM
Tues-Wed: MIN, NYK, OKC
Fri-Sat: ATL, BOS, CHI, GSW, IND, PHX, WAS
Sat-Sun: LAL, NOP SAC
Sun-Mon (Week 23): DEN, DET
Before we dive into the streaming chart, let's take a look at notable headlines from Week 22:
The NBA has suspended the 2019-2020 season indefinitely
Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell have been tested positive for coronavirus
Ben Simmons is making progress with his lower back nerve impingement and will be re-evaluated in three weeks
LaMarcus Aldridge returned from a shoulder injury last Tuesday with 24 points, two rebounds, two assists, and three, and four blocks
Josh Richardson returned from a concussion last Wednesday with eight points, one rebound, one assist, and two blocks
The following list of players are ALL owned in UNDER 50% of Yahoo, ESPN, and Fantrax leagues.
Please Note: We have a column labeled "Th/Su", which highlights players who play on a slow game day this week.
Top 10 Widely Available
Points League Streamers
1. PJ Washington
2. Jordan Clarkson
3. Dillon Brooks
4. Maxi Kleber
5. Naz Reid
6. Shabazz Napier
7. Josh Hart
8. Trey Lyles
9. Cody Martin
10. Nicolo Melli
Waiver Wire Pickups
Let's get to the players you should consider picking up if they are available in your league: Shaquille Harrison has been UNREAL over the past week. He is averaging 13 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.7 steals, and two blocks while shooting 50% from the field. Those gaudy stats have him currently ranked #4 in nine-category leagues. Even when Zach LaVine comes back, Harrison should still get plenty of run to close out the season. Shabazz Napier is FINALLY starting to produce as the starting point guard for the Washington Wizards. Over the past week, he's providing Top 50 value averaging 19 points, 3 rebounds, 6.3 assists, and 2.7 steals while shooting 46% from the field. He's averaging 39 minutes over the past two games and those minutes should stay in the mid-30s for the rest of the season. Frank Ntilikina received 30 minutes against the Wizards last Tuesday and produced 20 points, three 3-pointers, 10 assists, and two steals. He has vowed to be more aggressive, and there's no reason to believe the New York Knicks won't give him extra run to close out the season. P.J. Tucker has been dropped by a lot of fantasy owners lately. Take advantage. He may be boring, but Tucker consistently produces 3&D stats and plays anywhere between 25-40 minutes a night. Don't look now, but the former Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams is providing Top 50 value over the past week. In just 25 minutes per game, he's averaging 17.7 points, 1.3 3-pointers, 2.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.3 steals while shooting 65% from the field. He has been one of the biggest beneficiaries ever since Evan Fournier went down with an injury. The Charlotte Hornets seem content on giving their young guys all the run they can handle to close out the season. This bodes well for both Cody Martin and Caleb Martin. Both are playing heavy minutes and offer low-end upside for the rest of the season. Cody is the better add out of the two. If you're in desperate need of blocks, Nerlens Noel is your guy. I don't trust him to stay consistent in other categories, but he's been averaging 1.5 blocks per game over the past week and is worth an add if you need blocks. Royce O'Neale has been averaging over 30 minutes per game ever since entering the starting lineup for the Utah Jazz two weeks ago. In those two weeks, he is averaging 7.5 points, 1.8 3-pointers, 6.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 0.8 blocks. Add him if you need low-end consistent production at the end of your bench. Tony Bradley can rack up blocks in a hurry when given minutes. With Rudy Gobert dealing with the coronavirus, there's no guarantee he comes back and plays once the NBA resumes. He is worth a speculative add in 12-plus team leagues for his blocks and FG% along with low-end points and rebounds.
The following players are producing Top 100 value over the past month. Consider adding these players while they're hot!
Shaquille Harrison (Top 10)
Cody Martin (Top 10)
Delon Wright (Top 25)
Dario Saric (Top 25)
Aron Baynes (Top 50)
Jeff Green (Top 50)
Trey Lyles (Top 50)
Cam Reddish (Top 50)
Shabazz Napier (Top 50)
Michael Carter-Williams (Top 50)
Deep League Waiver Wire Adds
(Players owned in UNDER 20% of Yahoo Leagues)
Nicolo Melli (4%), Royce O'Neale (8%), Tony Bradley (1%), Cody Martin (6%), De'Anthony Melton (7%), Derrick Jones Jr. (7%), Josh Okogie (4%), Caleb Martin (2%), Furkan Korkmaz (5%), Tony Snell (2%), Robert Williams (3%), Kyle Anderson (17%), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (8%), Aaron Holiday (5%), Cory Joseph (1%), Tyus Jones (5%), Andre Iguodala (4%), Michael Porter Jr. (18%), Troy Brown Jr. (11%), Lonnie Walker IV (1%)
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God bless you and let's win Week 22 together!
Jacob W. Dunne
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