This article is part of our NBA Draft Kit series.
Every season, plenty of players are selected too late in fantasy drafts. Often, it's due to lack of name recognition, an injury the previous year, or stats that just don't jump off the page. Usually, by the time the inefficiency is recognized, it's too late.
Identifying those players heading into a draft can give you a leg up on the competition. If you know who they are, you can likely get a discount on them. Don't wait too long though, or they'll get snatched up.
Here are some players who could be under-drafted this fantasy season to keep an eye on:
Draymond Green, Warriors
Green hit four-year-lows nearly across the board last season, including in overall fantasy value. But he was also battling injury for a significant portion of the season – he played 66 games – and the continued presence of Kevin Durant drove Green's usage down year-to-year. With Durant moving on, Green should have more opportunities to be involved again, particularly as a scorer and rebounder. Many early drafts have seen Green drafted in the fourth round, but he finished between ranks 13 and 24 from 2015-16 through 2017-18. If Green can get back to his old ways in a depleted Warriors' offense, snagging him in the fourth round could be an absolute steal.
Otto Porter, Bulls
Fighting injury and a fluctuating role in Washington, Porter got off to a slow start last season. He was able to rekindle some of his value once dealt to