Merry Christmas to all!
Week 1 is quickly coming to a close, which means it’s time to prep for your Week 2 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 2.
Week 2 Schedule: Games Played
4 Games: Hawks, Celtics, Nets, Bulls, Nuggets, Pistons, Clippers, Lakers, Grizzlies, Thunder, Suns, Blazers, Jazz, Wizards
3 Games: Hornets, Cavs, Mavs, Warriors, Rockets, Pacers, Heat, Bucks, Wolves, Pelicans, Knicks, Magic, Sixers, Kings, Spurs, Raptors
Week 2 Schedule: Back-to-Back Games
Mon-Tues: Nuggets, Pistons, Thunder
Tues-Wed: Celtics, Clippers, Heat, Bucks
Thurs-Fri: Bulls, Suns, Jazz, Wizards
Fri-Sat: Hawks, Hornets
Sun-Mon: (Week 3) Celtics, Pistons, Mavs, Warriors
The following list of players is ALL Rostered in UNDER 50% 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
Keldon Johnson Spurs SF (31% Rostered Yahoo)
KJ was a brute force driving to the basket in Wednesday’s game against the Griz. He bullied Jonas Valanciunas a couple of times in the paint. Keldon finished shooting 5/10 FG 5/7 FT with 1 3 PM 16 PTS 3 AST 3 STL in 32 Mins of action. A total of 8 drives to the basket by a 2nd year under Popovich bodes well if he sticks in the starting lineup. White might pose a threat upon his arrival. He needs to be rostered in all Dynasty, 12 man, and potentially 10 man leagues. If he is somehow available in your league run! Don’t walk to the wire.
Waiver Priority: Use #1 Priority
Faab Budget Worth: Around 30% or more
Patrick Williams Bulls SF (24% Rostered Yahoo)
He’s officially the starter in Chicago! Well, at least for now. Otto Porter will still be lingering a little bit at the spot, but at least the Bulls seem to go all-in for the younger talent. Williams finished shooting 5/11 FG 5/6 FT with 1 3 PM 16 PTS 4 REB 1 AST 1 STL 1 BLK in 33 Mins of action. Hopefully, Pat will continue to start for the Bulls. Williams has a chance to average 1 3 PM 1 ST 1 BLK a game. Potential Fantasy Gold in all leagues. He Needs to be Rostered in all Dynasty and Deep Leagues. Shallow Leagues keep him on the watch list.
Waiver Priority: Use #3 or Higher
Faab Budget Worth: Around 17% or more
Josh Jackson Pistons SG/SF (11% Rostered Yahoo)
The 4th overall draft pick out of Kansas has finally arrived! JK. Pistons are a wasteland team at the moment. With that said, they are looking for offense anywhere other than Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose. Killian Hayes will be inconsistent most nights this season. Jackson finished shooting 8-14 FG with 3 PM 19 PTS 6 REB 2 AST 1 ST in 29 Mins of action. Jackson may be worth a spot at the end of your bench due to offense and mins needed for Pistons. 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 4% or more
5 Notable Mentions Previous Game:
- Gary Trent Jr. (13% Rostered Yahoo) – 12 Shot Attempts
- Cole Anthony (13% Rostered Yahoo) – 6 AST 2 STLS
- Gary Harris (11% Rostered Yahoo) – Started 42 MIN
- Lonnie Walker IV (11% Rostered Yahoo) – 32 MIN 16 PTS 3 Snipes
- Nicholas Batum (6% Rostered Yahoo) – 28 MIN 6 AST 2 STL
Streams For Week 2
Please Note: We have a column labeled “Mon/Wed/Sat”, which highlights players who play on slow game days this week.
Written by M. Starks Powell
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