In-Season Strategy: Week 6 Schedule Considerations
In-Season Strategy: Week 6 Schedule Considerations

This article is part of our In-Season Strategy series.

After all the aberrant schedules in Week 5, the NBA settles into it's most balanced week of the season yet, with every team playing either three or four games. The Warriors are playing their fifth game of Week 5 on Sunday afternoon, but then they don't play again until Wednesday.

Four Games: UTA, TOR, SAS, SAC, POR, PHO, PHI, OKC, NYK, NO, MIL, MEM, LAC, DET, DEN, CLE, CHA, BOS, BKN, ATL

Three Games: WAS, ORL, MIN, MIA, LAL, IND, HOU, GSW, DAL, CHI

Because of the balanced nature of this week's schedule, we're going to have very few tough lineup decisions about our top players. Sure, Kawhi Leonard might sit one of the two games in the Raptors' back-to-back pair, but even still that means he gets three games to produce for the remainder of the week, which is going to be sufficient in all but the deepest of leagues.

So for this week, let's look at some consideration beyond the number of games on the s

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Jeff Erickson
Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He's also in the FSWA Hall of Fame. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).
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