In weekly transaction leagues, the schedule is one of the most important factors in determining how to fill out your fantasy basketball lineups. All fantasy teams have a hierarchy of player calibers, with a set of "best players" surrounded by a cast of lesser but still productive players from which to draw your weekly starting lineup.
After starting the season a frustrating 0-5 with defensive concerns, all Washington needed was to flip the calendar to 2021. The Wizards are 2-0 in January so far, beating Minnesota on New Year's Day without Russell Westbrook, who was resting on the second game of a back-to-back. And while Westbrook had his season-opening triple-double streak end at four games, the point guard gladly will trade that for his first Washington win, which came in a nail-biter over former teammate Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets. -- YoungmisukSacramento Kings Face Masks
Whereas the Raptors, Heat and Bucks gave up the highest proportion of three-point attempts last year, emphasizing at-the-rim defense instead, the Sixers seem to be approaching defense holistically. The team doesn’t want to spend too many resources in one area or have a glaring flaw. Phoenix Suns Face Masks
Said one Eastern Conference basketball operations official who is working to handle their team's contract tracing program, "It's just frustrating because with all these things they are making us do it's been hard to find time to do our actual jobs. People are going to be exhausted and sick after this year with everything we are forced to do."
Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has agreed to a multiyear extension, the team announced Sunday.NBA Face Masks & NBA Face Covers
For someone like LeBron James, it may be tough deciding what to get him for his birthday. Arguably the best basketball player to ever hit the courts, James turned 36 years old earlier this week and celebrated by making some pretty incredible NBA history against the Spurs.Los Angeles Lakers Face Masks