Updated: Jan 4
Happy New Year !
Week 2 is quickly coming to a close, which means it's time to prep for your Week 3 Fantasy Basketball Deep Redraft/Dynasty matchup! We have the info you need in this article including Games Played, Back-to-Back Games, 3 Waiver Wire Pickups, and Top Fantasy Basketball Streamers. We advise you to Highlight 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 an Excellent tool for all your fantasy basketball needs in Week 3.
Week 3 Schedule: Games Played
4 Games: Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Bulls, Cavs, Nuggets, Pistons, Warriors, Rockets, Clippers, Lakers, Heat, Bucks, Wolves, Knicks, Thunder, Magic, Sixers, Kings, Spurs, Raptors, Jazz
3 Games: Hawks, Mavs, Pacers, Grizzlies, Pelicans, Suns, Blazers, Wizards
Week 3 Schedule: Back-to-Back Games
Tues-Wed: Bulls, Clippers, Jazz
Wed-Thurs: Cavs, Sixers
Thurs-Fri: Nets, Lakers, Grizzlies
Fri-Sat: Hornets, Bucks, Magic, Kings, Suns, Wizards
Sat-Sun: Nuggets, Heat, Wolves, Spurs
Sun-Mon: (Week 4) Knicks, Raptors
The following list of players is ALL Rostered in UNDER 40% of Yahoo leagues.
Before we dive into the streaming chart, let's take a look at 3 Waiver Wire Adds, if available.
Waiver Wire Pickups
De'Andre Hunter, Hawks (39% Rostered)
Went undrafted in a lot of leagues. He is posting Top 127 9 Cat value numbers currently this season. Averages of 12 PTS 2.3 PM 7 REB 2.5 AST in 31.7 MINS a game. The increases to his 3 PM and Rebounds this year have pushed him to get close to Top 100 player status. It was hard to determine that Hunter would get these minutes, let alone Start this year. The Additions of Gallinari and Bogdanovic did not take away Hunter's minutes. Instead, Huerter is on the outside looking in, with 6 fewer mins a game. He needs to be rostered in all Dynasty, 12 man, and potentially 10 man leagues. If he provides the stats you need for your team, he's worth an add.
Waiver Priority: Use #3 Priority
Faab Budget Worth: Around 18% or more
Tyus Jones, Grizzlies (24% Rostered Yahoo)
The loss of JA Morant for 3-5 weeks is sad news for all Coaches that drafted him this season. If you're looking for a desperate low-end Guard at the end of your bench, Jones is your guy. Grizzlies got steamrolled last game. So we must forgive him for his previous game. 6 PTS 2 REB 1 AST 2 STL1 BLK in 22.8 Mins of action. Hopefully, this turns around with all the injuries swarming around this team, including Grayson Allen OUT. Another player to consider is Desmon Bane (4% Rostered Yahoo). Bane finished shooting 6/11with 16 PTS 3 PM 4 REB 2 ST in 32 MINS of action. Most of these minutes came his way due to Grizzlies getting blasted. Both Need to be Rostered in all Dynasty and Deep Leagues. Shallow Leagues keep them both on the watch list.
Waiver Priority: Use #3 or Higher
Faab Budget Worth: Around 17% or more
Gary Harris, Nuggets (8% Rostered Yahoo)
I know, I know, a player you might not want to see. Harris has continued to start in Denver. He was once a player providing Top 50 value 3-4 Years ago. That production is out the window, but he's worth a short-term addition. The injury of MPJ warrants the addition. 1.3 STL with 31.1 MINS a game is useful for any GM to utilize. Nuggets play on short game days for Tuesday and Thursday also. He Needs to be Rostered in all Dynasty Leagues and Deep Leagues. You can pass on him in shallow formats.
Waiver Priority: Save Your Priority For Someone Else
Faab Budget Worth: Around 3% or more
5 Players Rostered Under 8% And Last Game Stats:
Cameron Payne (8% Rostered Yahoo) - 10 PTS 2 SNIPES
Jarrett Culver (7% Rostered Yahoo) - 25 MIN 10 REB
Thaddeus Young (6% Rostered Yahoo) - 15 PTS 6 AST 2 STL
Desmond Bane (4% Rostered Yahoo) - 32 MIN 16 PTS 3 SNIPES
Daniel Gafford (1% Rostered Yahoo) - 15 PTS 5 REB 2 STL 1 BLK
Streams For Week 3
Please Note: We have a column labeled "Tues/Thurs", which highlights players who play on slow game days this week.
Written by M. Starks Powell
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