The Week Ahead: Week 7

David Leggieri
Rotoworld

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

Michael Gallagher and Jonas Nader go in-depth on potential waiver additions.

Matt Stroup looks at some potential high-upside players to gamble on.

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Dr. A hits on some buy-low and sell-high options.

Ryan Knaus takes look at play-type data and puts it into fantasy terms.

Tommy Beer analyzes notable numbers from some surprise starters.

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

Now, to the Week 7 slate!

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Week 7 Schedule: Games Played

4 games: CHA, CHI, DAL, DEN, IND, LAL, MIA, PHI, PHX, POR, SAC, WAS

3 games: ATL, BKN, CLE, DET, GSW, HOU, LAC, MEM, MIL, MIN, NOP, NYK, OKC, ORL, TOR, UTA

2 games: BOS, SAS

NBA Streaming Schedule:

Monday (6 games): Bulls @ Kings, Utah @ 76ers, Knicks @ Bucks, Pacers @ Grizzlies, Suns @ Hornets, Warriors @ Hawks

Tuesday (7 games): Pistons @ Cavs, Lakers @ Nuggets, Blazers @ Clippers, Mavericks @ Pelicans, Rockets @ Spurs, Heat @ Raptors, Magic @ Wizards

Wednesday (10 games): Nets @ Hawks, Heat @ Celtics, Warriors @ Hornets, Grizzlies @ Bulls, Wolves @ Mavs, Bucks @ Pistons, Pacers @ Thunder, Suns @ Magic, Kings @ Blazers, Lakers @ Jazz

Thursday (4 games): Rockets @ Raptors, 76ers @ Wizards, Nuggets @ Knicks, Suns @ Pelicans

Friday (10 games): Nuggets @ Celtics, Nets @ Hornets, Warriors @ Bulls, Magic @ Cavs, Pacers @ Pistons, Wizards @ Heat, Clippers @ Bucks, Wolves @ Thunder, Lakers @ Blazers, Kings @ Spurs

Saturday (5 games): Cavs @ 76ers, Pelicans @ Mavs, Pacers @ Knicks, Grizzlies @ Jazz, Suns @ Rockets

Sunday (8 games): Nuggets @ Nets, Hawks @ Hornets, Kings @ Mavs, Wolves @ Lakers, Bulls @ Heat, Raptors @ 76ers, Thunder @ Blazers, Clippers @ Wizards

Back-to-backs:

Sunday (12/1)-Monday: Knicks, Jazz, Warriors, Grizzlies

Monday-Tuesday: none

Tuesday-Wednesday: Magic, Heat, Mavs, Blazers, Lakers, Pistons

Wednesday-Thursday: Suns

Thursday-Friday: Wizards, Nuggets

Friday-Saturday: Cavs, Pacers

Saturday-Sunday: Mavs, 76ers

Sunday-Monday (12/9): Clippers, Thunder, Raptors, Bulls, Wolves, Kings

We have quite a few back-to-backs this week, including a few involving our favorites: the 76ers and the Clippers. Kawhi Leonard, Al Horford and Joel Embiid will all potentially miss at least one game this week. Draymond Green is also a risk. Be sure to keep an eye on the rest of the teams that face a back-to-back this week.

Three games in four days:

Monday-Thursday: Suns

Tuesday-Friday: Wizards, Nuggets, Magic, Heat, Blazers, Lakers, Pistons

Wednesday-Saturday: Suns, Pacers

Thursday-Sunday: Wizards, Nuggets, 76ers

Potential Waiver Adds:

As always, read Michael Gallagher and Jonas Nader for deeper dives on potential waiver pickups. I’m going to outline some streaming options for each day of the upcoming week. All players highlighted are currently owned in fewer than 50 percent of Yahoo! leagues, as usual. Let’s dig in.

Monday (6 games)

Players to stream: Thaddeus Young, Coby White, Nemanja Bjelica, Cory Joseph, Furkan Korkmaz, Frank Ntilikina, Bobby Portis, Wayne Ellington, George Hill, Wesley Matthews, Ersan Ilyasova, Donte DiVincenzo, Justin Holiday, Jae Crowder, Dillon Brooks, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo, Marvin Williams, Glenn Robinson III, Ky Bowman, Marquese Chriss, Omari Spellman, Jordan Poole, Alec Burks, Willie Cauley-Stein, DeAndre Bembry, De’Andre Hunter

Tuesday (7 games)

Players to stream: Langston Galloway, Bruce Brown, Jordan Clarkson, Darius Garland, Cedi Osman, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard, JaVale McGee, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, Monte Morris, Rodney Hood, Ivica Zubac, JaMychal Green, Tim Hardaway Jr., Dorian Finney-Smith, Josh Hart, Jaxson Hayes, Jahlil Okafor, E’Twaun Moore, Danuel House (if healthy), Austin Rivers, Jakob Poeltl, Derrick White, Patty Mills, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson, Norman Powell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Terence Davis, Terrence Ross, Markelle Fultz, D.J. Augustin, Mo Bamba, Khem Birch, Isaiah Thomas, Moritz Wagner, Ish Smith, Jordan McRae

Wednesday (10 games)

Players to stream: Garrett Temple, DeAndre Bembry, De’Andre Hunter, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson, Enes Kanter, Daniel Theis, Brad Wanamaker, Glenn Robinson III, Ky Bowman, Marquese Chriss, Omari Spellman, Jordan Poole, Alec Burks, Willie Cauley-Stein, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo, Marvin Williams, Jae Crowder, Dillon Brooks, Thaddeus Young, Coby WhiteJarrett Culver, Tim Hardaway Jr., Dorian Finney-Smith, George Hill, Wesley Matthews, Ersan Ilyasova, Donte DiVincenzo, Langston Galloway, Bruce Brown, Justin Holiday, Nerlens Noel, Abdel Nader, Terrence Ross, Markelle Fultz, D.J. Augustin, Mo Bamba, Khem Birch, Nemanja Bjelica, Cory Joseph, Rodney Hood, Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, Dwight Howard

Thursday (4 games)

Players to stream: Danuel House, Austin Rivers, Norman Powell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Terence Davis, Furkan Korkmaz, Isaiah Thomas, Moritz Wagner, Ish Smith, Jordan McRae, Monte Morris, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, Bobby Portis, Frank Ntilikina, Wayne Ellington, Josh Hart, Jaxson Hayes, Jahlil Okafor, E’Twaun Moore

Friday (10 games)

Players to stream: Monte Morris, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, Enes Kanter, Daniel Theis, Brad Wanamaker, Garrett Temple, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo, Marvin Williams, Glenn Robinson III, Ky Bowman, Marquese Chriss, Omari Spellman, Jordan Poole, Alec Burks, Willie Cauley-Stein, Thaddeus Young, Coby White, Terrence Ross, Markelle Fultz, D.J. Augustin, Mo Bamba, Khem Birch, Jordan Clarkson, Darius Garland, Cedi Osman, Justin Holiday, Langston Galloway, Bruce Brown, Isaiah Thomas, Moritz Wagner, Ish Smith, Jordan McRae, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson, Ivica Zubac, JaMychal Green, George Hill, Wesley Matthews, Donte DiVincenzo, Ersan Ilyasova, Jarrett Culver, Nerlens Noel, Abdel Nader, Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, Dwight Howard, Rodney Hood, Nemanja Bjelica, Cory Joseph, Jakob Poeltl, Derrick White, Patty Mills

Saturday (5 games)

Players to stream: Jordan Clarkson, Darius Garland, Cedi Osman, Furkan Korkmaz, Josh Hart, Jaxson Hayes, Jahlil Okafor, E’Twaun Moore, Tim Hardaway Jr., Dorian Finney-Smith, Justin Holiday, Bobby Portis, Frank Ntilikina, Jae Crowder, Dillon Brooks, Danuel House, Austin Rivers

Sunday (8 games)

Players to stream: Jerami Grant, Monte Morris, Mason Plumlee, Garrett Temple, DeAndre Bembry, De’Andre Hunter, Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo, Marvin Williams, Nemanja Bjelica, Cory Joseph, Tim Hardaway Jr., Dorian Finney-Smith, Jarrett Culver, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard, JaVale McGee, Thaddeus Young, Coby White, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson, Norman Powell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Terence Davis, Furkan Korkmaz, Nerlens Noel, Abdel Nader, Rodney Hood, Ivica Zubac, JaMychal Green, Isaiah Thomas, Moritz Wagner, Ish Smith, Jordan McRae

 

Feel free to send any thoughts on the column or any fantasy hoops questions my way: @legsanity on Twitter. Have a great week!

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