Coronavirus postponements continue to be the big story across the NBA this week – we’re now up to 20 postponed games. The Grizzlies and Kings have already lost one game next week, hurting the fantasy prospects for both rosters. The Wizards haven’t played a game in almost two weeks, but there are rumblings that they may finally return to action either Sunday vs. the Spurs or Tuesday vs. the Rockets.
These postponements obviously have a big impact on fantasy, and while most of that is negative, it does create some opportunities: rosterable players on the most-impacted teams are becoming more widely available. And the ongoing pandemic isn’t the only story, of course. Breakouts, injuries, and hot streaks are all impacting the pool of available waiver options.
As always, the players in this article must be rostered in less than two-thirds of CBS leagues. Players are listed in the order that I recommend adding them, assuming they are equally good fits for your team.
Double-check your league
A few names rostered in more than two-thirds of leagues but who are still under-rostered. Double-check to make sure they aren’t available in your league.
Brook Lopez, Bucks (67% rostered)
Davis Bertans, Wizards (67% rostered)
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Rodney Hood (13% rostered) and Gary Trent (30% rostered), Trail Blazers
CJ McCollum (foot) missed his first game Monday, and then Portland had two games postponed because the Grizzlies did not have enough available players. Those two postponed games are probably the only