This article is part of our In-Season Strategy series.
As with year-long fantasy leagues, there are several types of dynasty leagues. In order to avoid highlighting relatively straightforward and frequently-discussed dynasty options – Frank Ntilikina, Richaun Holmes, Josh Jackson, etc. – I'll focus a bit more on players with low ownership for somewhat-deeper formats.
That's not to say the following players won't be relevant in standard, or even shallower, leagues in the future. It just may not be worth it quite yet to stash them. That's something you'll have to evaluate based on your format and team.
One quick note: I often refer to a player's net rating, which measures a team's point differential per 100 possessions (offensive rating minus defensive rating) when that specific player is on the floor. It's definitely not a catch-all statistic when it comes to predicting future success, but I do feel it's useful for evaluating whether a player is being thrown out onto the floor just because he's young and the team is struggling, or if he's truly contributing in a positive way.
Jarrett Allen, Nets (15% owned)
Only 11 rookies in the past 10 years have matchedJarrett Allen's per-36 numbers, which stand at 12.8 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game. That's especially promising considering he's just 19 years old. Including Allen, only four of the aforementioned 11 rookies have achieved those numbers before their 20th birthday: Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, and… Anthony Randolph.
Though he sees just 16.9 minutes per game,