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The modified 2020 WNBA campaign is now available for season-long fantasy. Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are back and Sabrina Ionescu makes her debut.
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Jan. 14 - Jarrett Allen (CLE)

The trajectory of Jarrett Allen, one of the game's most intriguing young conventional centers, plateaued somewhat in Brooklyn as the Nets went from an overachieving team of upstarts to one headlined by veteran superstars. Still, Allen continued to show signs of promise. Now all of 22 years old, Allen will get his chance to be a part of a Cleveland Cavaliers core and his ceiling increases accordingly. The Cavs have a crowded frontcourt, yes, but no reason not to give Allen as much time and opportunity to develop as a long-term building block as he needs.Jarrett Allen Profile Page

Jan. 14 - Victor Oladipo (MIA)

It's been a long road back for Victor Oladipo, who missed much of the past two seasons to a quad injury, but the 28-year-old has looked solid in 2020-21. So solid, in fact, that the Rockets sought him back in return as part of the package they received in the four-team James Harden trade. Oladipo should be able to provide similar production in Houston to what he had been posting with the Indiana Pacers,Victor Oladipo Profile Page

Jan. 14 - Caris LeVert (IND)

One of the biggest winners from the monumental James Harden trade is Caris LeVert, or rather fantasy GMs that already have LeVert on their rosters. The big guard has shown time and time again that he's capable of great things when given the opportunity. Even when it seemed as though he'd be overshadowed by Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn he still found ways to flex his might on occasion. LeVert will join a solid Pacers program with less competition for touches and could see his production rise to new heights.Caris LeVert Profile Page

Jan. 14 - James Harden (BKL)

It's the end of an era in Houston and the start of a new beginning in Brooklyn. Suffice it to say, the move from the Rockets to the Nets will have a significant fantasy impact on James Harden. The 31-year-old will likely never have the ball in his hands as often as he did during his eight-year run but at least he'll be motivated to show up on a nightly basis again. Harden will still be a fantasy star - and could thrive so long as Kyrie Irving is out - but it stands to reason that his individual ceiling is lower on a team with Kevin Durant at the top of the pecking order.James Harden Profile Page

Jan. 14 - Hamidou Diallo (DET)

Among the many young players getting an opportunity to shine with a rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder squad is Hamidou Diallo. The 22-year-old has shown that he can put up fantasy relevant point and rebound numbers if given the chance. Take a flyer on the 2018 second-round pick in dynasty or deep keeper leagues but approach the recent uptick in production with caution - anything can happen in broad scale player development situations like the one we're seeing in OKC.Hamidou Diallo Profile Page

Jan. 14 - Zion Williamson (NOR)

After an impressive but limited rookie campaign last season, Zion Williamson has managed to match his production in 2020-21. Eventually the 20-year-old will be expected to improve upon the 22 and 8 stat line he's put forth but, for now, Pels fans and fantasy GMs can at least view the fact that he's been on the court consistently as a win.Zion Williamson Profile Page

Jan. 14 - LaMelo Ball (CHA)

The returns from LaMelo Ball's first few weeks in the NBA are promising as the 19-year-old has shown that his statistical floor is incredibly high for a rookie. That all-around production makes Ball a worthwhile add in virtually any fantasy format and a tantalizing addition in keeper or dynasty leagues. If - or rather when - he improves what he brings to the table as a scorer, the sky is the limit.LaMelo Ball Profile Page

Jan. 14 - Tyler Herro (MIA)

Tyler Herro took his game to a new level in the bubble last summer and completely changed his short-term ceiling. That success has continued in 2020-21 as the 21-year-old has emerged as a threat to crack 20 or even 30 points on a nightly basis. The guard doesn't just get points, however, something that would be entirely understandable for somebody of his size and experience. As a result, Herro has appeal in re-draft leagues and dynasty leagues, he'll just need to become more consistent before he earns fantasy star status.Tyler Herro Profile Page

Jan. 6 - Mason Plumlee (DET)

The Pistons surprised the hoops world when they signed 30-year-old Mason Plumlee to a three-year deal this offseason. While the big man doesn't exactly fit their rebuilding timeline, he's capitalized on the opportunity and emerged as an early bargain in fantasy. Plumlee will never be a big time scorer but he's rebounding more with his additional workload and even showing some additional playmaking ability.Mason Plumlee Profile Page

Jan. 1 - Matisse Thybulle (PHI)

Matisse Thybulle made a name for himself as an elite perimeter defender in his rookie season so he'll be a mainstay in Philly's rotation for the foreseeable future. The question, for fantasy GMs at least, is what he's capable of offensively. We really didn't seen enough on that end of the ball in 2019-20 to justify rushing out to add him in redraft leagues and that hasn't changed through the first few games of the new season.Matisse Thybulle Profile Page

NBA News

(((Eric Koreen))) on Pascal Siakam
Anyway, read my story on Pascal Siakam’s season, which has been called “wildly empathetic,” “totally fair” and “thoughtful” (by me). t.co
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Ira Winderman on Dwyane Wade
Heat icon Dwyane Wade joins Utah Jazz ownership group. t.co
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Mark Medina on Dwyane Wade
Jazz governor Ryan Smith on Dwyane Wade joining the team's ownership group: “As we continue to build on the incredible legacy of the Utah Jazz franchise, we are excited to add Dwyane’s experience and expertise to the equation." t.co
 11 minutes ago • Read on Twitter
Mike Richman on LaMarcus Aldridge
New @LockedOnBlazers — @jwquick joins to talk about LaMarcus Aldridge’s career and legacy in Portland. Then we discuss the current Blazers stretch run. I think you’ll enjoy it t.co
 12 minutes ago • Read on Twitter
Hoops Rumors on Cam Reddish
The Wizards are preparing to welcome fans back to home games, Cam Reddish is out a couple more weeks, and more Southeast notes: t.co
 13 minutes ago • Read on Twitter
NBC Sports EDGE Basketball on Alec Burks
Alec Burks (protocols) ruled out Friday t.co
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NBA on TNT on Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade has purchased an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz, joining majority owner and governor Ryan Smith. t.co
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Tony Jones on Derrick Favors
Last week, Derrick Favors became the 10th leading scorer in Utah Jazz franchise history. So, with that, me and Favors reflected on the 10 most memorable moments of his career. The story, is here - t.co
 18 minutes ago • Read on Twitter
Marc Berman on Alec Burks
Alec Burks has been placed in Covid-19 health and safety protocols, the team announced. He's out tonight and indefinitely
 19 minutes ago • Read on Twitter
Ian Begley on Alec Burks
Knicks say Alec Burks is out tonight due to health and safety protocols.
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Tommy Beer on Alec Burks
Knicks announce Alec Burks (health and safety protocols) is out for tonight’s game at Dallas.
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FantasyLabs NBA on Alec Burks
Alec Burks (health protocols) ruled out Friday. t.co
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NY_KnicksPR on Alec Burks
Alec Burks (health and safety protocols) is out for tonight’s game at Dallas.
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