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The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: Week 20

by David Leggieri
Updated On: March 1, 2020, 2:13 pm ET

ICYMI, here are several notable columns written by the Rotoworld Hoops crew throughout the week:

Michael Gallagher and Jonas Nader go deep into the waiver wire for potential additions.

Matt Stroup ranks the top-10 rookies for the rest of the fantasy season.

Ryan Knaus evaluates the all-important fantasy playoff schedules around the league.

Tommy Beer dishes out some stats and facts for each Western Conference team.

Dr. A lays out a few buy-low and sell-high options.

Lastly, check out our injury report for details on the injuries around the league.

Now, here's the Week 20 slate!

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Week 20 Schedule: Games Played

4 games: BOS, BKN, CHI, CLE, DAL, HOU, IND, MEM, MIA, MIL, MIN, NOP, NYK, OKC, ORL, POR, SAC, SAS, UTA, WAS

3 games: ATL, CHA, DEN, DET, GSW, LAC, LAL, PHI, PHX, TOR

NBA Streaming Schedule

Monday (7 games): Pacers @ Spurs, Blazers @ Magic, Rockets @ Knicks, Bucks @ Heat, Jazz @ Cavs, Mavs @ Bulls, Grizzlies @ Hawks

Tuesday (8 games): Wizards @ Kings, Raptors @ Suns, Clippers @ Thunder, Wolves @ Pelicans, 76ers @ Lakers, Warriors @ Nuggets, Spurs @ Hornets, Nets @ Celtics

Wednesday (9 games): Wizards @ Blazers, Jazz @ Knicks, Bulls @ Wolves, Pacers @ Bucks, Magic @ Heat, Thunder @ Pistons, Pelicans @ Mavs, Celtics @ Cavs, Grizzlies @ Nets

Thursday (4 games): 76ers @ Kings, Clippers @ Rockets, Raptors @ Warriors, Nuggets @ Hornets

Friday (10 games): Hawks @ Wizards, Blazers @ Suns, Thunder @ Knicks, Heat @ Pelicans, Magic @ Wolves, Bucks @ Lakers, Grizzlies @ Mavs, Pacers @ Bulls, Jazz @ Celtics, Spurs @ Nets

Saturday (6 games): Kings @ Blazers, Hawks @ Grizzlies, 76ers @ Warriors, Jazz @ Pistons, Nuggets @ Cavs, Rockets @ Hornets

Sunday (11 games): Heat @ Wizards, Raptors @ Kings, Bucks @ Suns, Pistons @ Knicks, Pelicans @ Wolves, Lakers @ Clippers, Magic @ Rockets, Pacers @ Mavs, Spurs @ Cavs, Thunder @ Celtics, Bulls @ Nets

Back-to-backs

Sunday (3/01)-Monday: Mavs, Bucks

Monday-Tuesday: Spurs

Tuesday-Wednesday: Pelicans, Thunder, Celtics, Wizards, Wolves, Nets

Wednesday-Thursday: none

Thursday-Friday: none

Friday-Saturday: Hawks, Blazers, Grizzlies, Jazz

Saturday-Sunday: Pistons, Cavs, Kings, Rockets

Sunday-Monday (3/09): Raptors, Bucks

Likely to sit: Russell Westbrook

Potential to sit: Kristaps Porzingis, Giannis Antetokounmpo, D'Angelo Russell, Kevin Love, Derrick Rose

Now that we're into the home stretch of the season, teams that are out of it won't hesitate to sit guys. Make sure to keep it locked to Rotoworld for up-to-the-minute updates.

Three games in four days

Monday-Thursday: none

Tuesday-Friday: Pelicans, Thunder, Celtics, Wizards, Wolves, Nets

Wednesday-Saturday: Blazers, Grizzlies, Jazz

Thursday-Sunday: Kings, Rockets

Daily Streaming Options

With 20 of 30 teams having four games this week, most days have a good amount of contests. I picked the three days with fewer than eight games to focus on for potential streamers. As always, each player listed is owned in 50% or fewer of Yahoo! fantasy leagues. Make sure to read Michael Gallagher and Jonas Nader for deeper looks at the waiver pool.

Monday (7 games)

Players to stream: Justin Holiday, Aaron Holiday, Rudy Gay, Bryn Forbes, Patty Mills, Trevor Ariza, Gary Trent Jr., D.J. Augustin, Mo Bamba, James Ennis, Eric Gordon, Danuel House, Ben McLemore, Austin Rivers, Bobby Portis, Moe Harkless, Donte DiVincenzo, George Hill, Wesley Matthews, Jae Crowder, Kelly Olynyk, Derrick Jones Jr., Royce O’Neale, Darius Garland, Kevin Porter Jr., Maxi Kleber, Delon Wright, Seth Curry, Daniel Gafford, Dillon Brooks, Gorgui Dieng, De’Anthony Melton, Josh Jackson, Cam Reddish, De’Andre Hunter

Thursday (4 games)

Players to stream: Alec Burks, Shake Milton, Furkan Korkmaz, Kent Bazemore, Harry Giles, Patrick Beverley, Ivica Zubac, Reggie Jackson, Landry Shamet, Eric Gordon, Danuel House, Ben McLemore, Austin Rivers, Norman Powell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Eric Paschall, Damion Lee, Jordan Poole, Jerami Grant, Monte Morris, P.J. Washington, Bismack Biyombo

Saturday (6 games)

Players to stream: Kent Bazemore, Harry Giles, Trevor Ariza, Gary Trent Jr., Cam Reddish, De’Andre Hunter, Dillon Brooks, Gorgui Dieng, De’Anthony Melton, Josh Jackson, Alec Burks, Shake Milton, Furkan Korkmaz, Eric Paschall, Damion Lee, Jordan Poole, Royce O’Neale, Bruce Brown, Langston Galloway, Brandon Knight, John Henson, Jerami Grant, Monte Morris, Darius Garland, Kevin Porter Jr., Eric Gordon, Danuel House, Ben McLemore, Austin Rivers, P.J. Washington, Bismack Biyombo

 

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