An outrageous 26 of the 30 teams have players who qualify as streaming options this week This includes a whopping 13 games a piece on Friday and Sunday. It doesn’t take a sleuth to realize the NBA scheduler is giving a nod to the college game by limiting NBA action on Saturday and Monday, the dates which host the Men’s NCAA Final Four and National Championship. Whatever the case may be, there are options abound this late-season weekend, even far beyond this list.
Fantasy Basketball Weekend Streamers
NBA Fantasy Streamers is a weekly article put out by Fantrax to help Fantasy NBA managers chase down statistics in weekly league formats. All the players listed below play 2 games in three nights between Friday and Sunday, giving you the best opportunity to maximize their statistical output.
Teams With Two Games
ATL, BKN, CHA, CHI, CLE, DAL, DEN, DET, GSW, HOU, IND, LAC, LAL, MEM, MIN, NYK, OKC, ORL, PHI, PHX, POR, SAC, SAS, TOR, UTAH, WAS
Luke Kennard, Memphis Grizzlies | 37% rostered
Best Stats: 3PM, PTS, FG%
Kennard has been on an absolute tear of late. For any manager chasing down three-pointers made in their playoff match-up, Luke Kennard should be your number-one option. Over his last 10 games, Kennard has hit four or more in six, including 10 threes against the Rockets last Friday.
Bones Hyland, G – Los Angeles Clippers | 70% rostered
Best Stats: AST, PTS, 3PM
Bones has had a tough go of it since the All-Star break, all but losing every minute of his playing time in Denver before being shipped off to the Clippers. Upon his arrival in Los Angeles, he also saw limited court action, but since the regular-season-ending injury to Paul George, Hyland has been fantastic.
In his last four outings, Hyland is averaging 16.8 points, 7 assists, and 3.3 three-pointers per game. Most importantly he played 20+ minutes in each game, previously Hyland hadn’t played 20+ minutes in four straight games since December.
Motor City Bigs
James Wiseman, C – Detroit Pistons | 75% rostered
Marvin Bagley III, F/C – Detroit Pistons |65% rostered
Best stats: REB, PTS
Yes, they’re both listed, and they’ll basically do the exact same thing for you on a given night. In Detroit Wiseman is averaging 13 points and 9 rebounds, while Bagley is putting up 12 points and 7 rebounds, though, over his last 5 games, Marvin is averaging 16.6 points per. Unfortunately despite being tall, athletic bigs neither average a steal or block per game, in fact, Wieseman has barely averaged a 1 steal and block combined while with the Pistons.
Isaiah Joe, G – Oklahoma City Thunder | 31% rostered
Best Stats: 3PM, PTS
In his third year out of Arkansas, Joe is finally putting on the three-point show a lot of scouts thought he was capable of. Over his last three games, Joe has scored 65 points, including 33 against the Hornets while hitting 11 threes. In a shock to most pundits and fans, the Thunder are firmly entrenched in a fight for a play-in spot in the playoffs. This means Oklahoma City isn’t just going to run G League guys out there at the end of the season like years past. If Joe continues to produce at a high level his court time could remain in the mid-20-minute range, even if Shai, Giddey, and Williams are all healthy.
Nassir Little, F, Portland Trailblazers | 26% rostered
Best Stats: PTS, TBD
I’m not really sure, Nassir had 28 points on Sunday and should see 35+ minutes a game as the blazers only have 7 healthy players currently. I’m not sure what exactly Little is going to do but with that amount of time on the floor there is a good chance he’ll do something. Also, he’s totally due, Wednesday he posted one of the worst lines in history going 0-8 from three, and having a +/- of -42. It’s gotta be only up from there, right?