NBA Start/Sit Week 13: Light Schedule, Lakers Enter Two-Game Week

NBA Start/Sit Week 13: Light Schedule, Lakers Enter Two-Game Week

Week 13 brings what could be considered a less-favorable schedule than recent weeks, as the pool of teams with four-game ledgers is much more modest. The bulk of the league will take the floor three times over the next seven days, and we even have one two-game ledger for the Lakers.

However, part of the workaround this week is a pair of three-game options that have been offering strong enough production to factor into the equation in terms of streaming candidates. We also have several appealing four-game players, including a particularly big name who made a favorable impression with a Sunday night return after a multi-season injury layoff.

TEAMS WITH FOUR GAMES: Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs

TEAMS WITH THREE GAMES: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards 

TEAMS WITH TWO GAMES: Los Angeles Lakers

Without further ado, let's examine some of the tougher start/sit decisions for Week 13:

GUARDS           

Start: Klay Thompson, Warriors

43% start rate in CBS leagues

Thompson finally got back on the floor Sunday night after a near 31-month absence and was impressive, going for 17 points, three rebounds, one assist and one block across just

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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