This article is part of our In-Season Strategy series.
Week 13 is relatively calm, though there are enough teams with two-game and four-game weeks to make things interesting from a fantasy perspective. The Celtics, Timberwolves and Thunder have the most advantageous schedules, with the trio each on a four-game week with three home contests. The Hornets and Wizards have rough schedules for fantasy purposes, both playing in just two games, both on the road.
Here's the full breakdown:
Teams with four games: BOS, CHI, CLE, IND, MIN, OKC, ORL, PHI, POR,
Teams with three games: ATL, BKN, DAL, DEN, DET, GSW, HOU, LAC, LAL, MIA, MIL, NOP, NYK, PHO, SAC, SAS, TOR, UTA
Teams with two games: CHA, MEM, WAS
Here are some players to consider starting and some to consider sitting:
Consider Starting: Kris Dunn, CHI
Opponents: @Bos, Was, @Phi, Cle
Dunn is available in 56 percent of CBS leagues, which is shocking given his dominance in the steals category. If you already lead your league in the steals category, I can understand leaving Dunn on the wire. Otherwise, pick him up. He's leading the NBA in steals (79) and has also been a solid passer (4.3 assists per game across the past two weeks). Dunn has five games this season with at least five assists and three steals, which is tied for the sixth-most in the league. He's only behind players who should be owned and started in every fantasy format. With four games on the upcoming schedule, Dunn, at the very least, is worth