Top fantasy basketball sleepers

By Marc Spears, Yahoo Sports

A stellar fantasy basketball sleeper can often offer the extra boost needed to win your league or even keep your team afloat in an injury crisis. Yes, it's a risk to take a sleeper in the middle of the draft. But there's also a lot of reward if you hit on a surprising sleeper in the middle and late rounds.

Here are five sleepers to consider in your drafts:

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Phoenix Suns v Washington Wizards

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards celebrates after hitting a three pointer during the second half of the Wizards 127-105 win over the Phoenix Suns at Verizon Center on March 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

In this May 2, 2013 file photo, Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut celebrates scoring against the Denver Nuggets during an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif. Bogut says he is "100 percent" healthy and feeling the best he has since fracturing his left ankle in January 2012

FILE - In this May 2, 2013 file photo, Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut celebrates scoring against the Denver Nuggets during an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif. Bogut says he is "100 percent" healthy and feeling the best he has since fracturing his left ankle in January 2012. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Toronto Raptors v Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09: Andrea Bargnani #7 of the Toronto Raptors calls for a foul during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on December 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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