<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Fantasy basketball sleeves can be divided into two categories: players who see their role increase due to an injury and / or a change of rotation, as well as players who may have a favorable schedule with a reasonable number of parties for the week. On the other hand, fantastic basketball busts will focus on notable players that you will probably need to be part of your lineup anyway, but who may have fewer games for the week and / or potentially more difficult confrontations. It's hard to put somebody to fantasy basketball at the test bench, but it might be better to moderate your production expectations this week."data-reactid =" 17 "> Fantasy basketball sleeves can be classified as players whose role is increased due to an injury and / or a rotation change, as well as players who may have a favorable schedule With a reasonable number of games on the other hand, the fantastic basketball scenes will focus on notable players that you will probably need to be part of your alignments anyway, but who are likely to have fewer matches for the week and / or potentially more challenging clashes, but tempering your expectations for their production this week might be the best way to do it.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Hi guys! Welcome to week 18 of the NBA season. It has been a unique year so far with a lot of high scoring games. We are at mid-season and Star Week, so there will be a lot of events this week that will be fun to watch."data-reactid =" 18 "> Hi guys! Welcome to week 18 of the NBA season.It's been a unique year up to now with a lot of great matches.We are at mid-season and it's up to us. is the week of stars, so there will be many events this week that will be fun to watch.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "My favorite, of course, is the dunk contest, as we see some of these extremely sporty players getting creative and organizing a show for the fans."data-reactid =" 20 "> My favorite, of course, is the dunk contest, as we are witnessing the demonstration of the creativity of these extremely sporty players and creating a show for the fans.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Due to the break of the stars, our fantastic week is divided into two (18 and 19 years are combined). We have games until Thursday, and a short break before the action resumes on the following Thursday. "data-reactid =" 21 "> Due to the All-Star break, our fantastic week is divided into two (18 and 19 years are combined) .We have matches until Thursday, then a short break before that the action will resume next Thursday.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The trading deadline is now behind us, so we will not see any trades evolve, but it was certainly an active period and many changes will affect some players and teams. "data-reactid =" 22 "> The trading deadline has now arrived, so we will not see any more transactions, but it was certainly an active period and many changes have occurred that will impact some players and teams.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "As usual, I will dig in the coming week and review some player predictions. "data-reactid =" 23 "> As usual, I'll dig into the next week and review some of the players' predictions.

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<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Dennis Smith Jr., PG / SG, New York Knicks"data-reactid =" 25 "> Dennis Smith Jr., PG / SG, New York Knicks

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Smith Jr. gave us a glimpse of what to expect in the dunk contest during the All-Star break with impressive hammers this season. It's fun to watch him in his new team and it's clear that this attack will be built around him the rest of the season. Since joining the Knicks, the young goalkeeper has accumulated an average of 32.8 minutes, 19.8 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 0.3 blocks per game, while pulling 41% of the field. He also scored a career high of 31 points last Friday."data-reactid =" 26 "> Smith Jr. gave us a glimpse of what to expect in the dunk contest during the all-star break with some impressive hammers this season. is fun to watch in his new team and it's clear Since his arrival at the Knicks, the young guard has averaged 32.8 minutes, 19.8 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 1 , 5 interceptions and 0.3 blocks per game, while shooting 41% of the points.It also scored a career high of 31 points last Friday.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "It has not been perfect for Smith Jr. since he joined the Knicks, as he struggled to make his debut and was tamed against the Raptors. However, New York is attracting favorable matches and also has five games on the program this week. They face Cleveland, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Minnesota and San Antonio. Of these five teams, four rank 20th or worse in the defensive rating. "Data-reactid =" 27 "> This has not always been perfect for Smith Jr. since he joined the Knicks because he experienced difficulties in his debut and was tamed against the Raptors However, New York is attracting some favorable opponents and also has five games on the schedule this week, pitting Cleveland, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Minnesota and San Antonio, including four in 20th place or less in the defensive rankings.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "To date, it is held in 79% of Yahoo leagues, but this number seems too low for a person who uses his account and his minutes. In his short tenure up to now with the Knicks, he has an impressive 30.1 use rate and it does not seem like it will diminish anytime soon. If he's still free agent in your league, it would be wise to add him."data-reactid =" 28 "> At present, it is held in 79% of Yahoo leagues, but this number seems too low for a person who uses his time and his minutes. Now with the Knicks, he's got the rate of use is impressive and it does not seem like the rate of use will decrease in the near future.So he remains a free agent in your league , it would be wise to add it.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Jordan Clarkson, PG / SG, Cleveland Cavaliers"data-reactid =" 29 "> Jordan Clarkson, PG / SG, Cleveland Cavaliers

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Cavs traded Alec Burks and Rodney Hood before the deadline, making the Cleveland wing position a little thin. This should result in more playing time and opportunities for Clarkson. In the first two games without Hood and Burks, Clarkson averaged 31.5 minutes, 21 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and one volley per game."data-reactid =" 30 "> The Cavs exchanged Alec Burks and Rodney Hood before the deadline, making the position of the wing a little thin in Cleveland.This should result in more playing time and more Opportunity for Clarkson, Hood and Burks, Clarkson averaged 31.5 minutes, 21 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and one flight per game.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Cavs play four times this fantastic week. Three of these clashes are against the 17th ranked defensesth or worse in the defensive rating. Clarkson sometimes frustrates fantasy owners with his shot, making him a handicap in terms of percentage goals, but he should still be an asset in many other categories."data-reactid =" 31 "> The Cavs play four times this fantastic week, three of which are against defenses classified 17th or worse defensive.Clarkson will frustrate fantasy owners with his shot at times, making him a handicap in the percentage field of the goal, but it should still be an asset in several other categories.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "It remains available in more than 40% of Yahoo leagues and its price is also reasonable in DFS, making it an interesting option this week if you need a guard. "Data-reactid =" 32 "> It remains available in more than 40% of Yahoo leagues and its price is also reasonable in DFS, making it an interesting option this week if you need a guard.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Maxi Kleber, PF, Dallas Mavericks"data-reactid =" 33 "> Kleber Maxi, PF, Dallas Mavericks

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Mavericks did not stop after trading their titles against DeAndre Jordan and Dennis Smith Jr. to the Knicks. They also traded Harrison Barnes to the Kings, leaving plenty of playing time and use for this team. Kleber should strongly benefit from the departure of all these players, especially since the Mavericks field area is so thin."data-reactid =" 34 "> The Mavericks did not stop after the exchange between DeAndre Jordan and Dennis Smith Jr. at the Knicks, they also traded Harrison Barnes against the Kings, leaving plenty of play time and This Kleber team should strongly benefit from the departure of all these players, especially since the Mavericks' play area is so thin.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Kleber entered the starting lineup and flirted with a double-double a few times. Coach Rick Carlisle said he was going to mix and align his teams, but I'm still waiting for Kleber to know a lot of points on his four and five goals in the second half of the season."data-reactid =" 35 "> Kleber entered the starting lineup and flirted with a double-double a few times.Trainer Rick Carlisle mentioned that he was going to mix and match his formations but I'm still waiting for Kleber to see a lot of racing at four and five in the second half of the season.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "This fantastic week, the Mavs play four games. Although the clashes are not very attractive, the four teams play big. This should allow Kleber to line up for a long time. It's still available in over 80% of Yahoo leagues."data-reactid =" 40 "> This fantastic week, the Mavs are playing four games and although the clashes are not so attractive, the four teams are playing big, so Kleber should be waiting in line for a long time. It's still available in more than 80% of Yahoo leagues.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Ivica Zubac, C, Los Angeles Clippers"data-reactid =" 41 "> Ivica Zubac, C, Los Angeles Clippers

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Zubac was traded to the Clippers on Thursday and got his first start with his new team on Saturday. He's pretty well acclimatized, finishing the night with 12 points, nine boards and three blocks in just 23 minutes."data-reactid =" 42 "> Zubac was traded to the Clippers on Thursday and took his first start with his new squad on Saturday, and was very acclimatized, finishing the night with 12 points, nine boards and three blocks. in just 23 minutes.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "He was rewarded by Montrezl Harrell, who has been spectacular this season and will continue to play a solid role, capping the true ceiling of Zubac. That said, no one can deny that Zubac should make a strong contribution to this area before. The big man has shown his ability to grab the rebounds, block the shots, give a good percentage of his investments, and so far this season, he pulls at 85% of the line of free throws – a career record ."data-reactid =" 43 "> He praised Montrezl Harrell, who has been spectacular this season and will continue to play a solid role, by capping the ceiling of Zubac.That being said, it can not be denied that Zubac should The man has shown his ability to catch rebounds, block the shots, give a good percentage of shot on goal, and so far, he draws 85% of the line of free throws – a career record.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Clippers play four games this fantastic week, including two against teams allowing more than 45 rebounds per game. Zubac is still available in over 60% of Yahoo leagues, so feel free to ask if you need help."data-reactid =" 44 "> The Clippers are playing four games this fantastic week, including two against teams allowing more than 45 rebounds per game.Zubac is still available in more than 60% of Yahoo leagues, so do not hesitate not to crack it up if you need help from the center.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Winslow Justice, PG / SF / PF, Miami Heat"data-reactid =" 45 "> Winslow Justice, PG / SF / PF, Miami Heat

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Heat swapped positions with Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington, and also continue to skip Goran Dragic for Winslow. With the players off the field, Winslow sees an increase in his use and gets more points to the point, thus increasing his potential for help. "data-reactid =" 46 "> Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington have been traded to the Heat group, but they are also missing Goran Dragic, which benefits Winslow, and when the players are out of the field, Winslow sees his use increase and become more run to the point., increasing its potential for assistance.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "His shot remains incoherent, but he is very capable of completing the score sheet any night, making it a valuable asset to the leagues in the category. The nights when his shot is at the rendezvous, it can offer a huge advantage to the owners of fantasy, given its productivity and productivity on the boards. "data-reactid =" 47 "> His shot is incoherent, but he is very capable of filling out statistical sheets all night, which makes him a valuable asset for players in the league category. it can offer tremendous benefits to imaginative owners, given its productivity and productivity.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Winslow has also played more than 30 minutes in every game since January 23.rd, the opportunity for him to produce figures for fantasy owners should continue to exist. "data-reactid =" 48 "> Winslow has also played more than 30 minutes in every game since Jan. 23. The opportunity for him to produce numbers for fantasy owners should therefore remain present.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Heat play four times this fantastic week and although all but one of these games are played against more avid defenses, it is not to be denied that Winslow plays an important role in Miami. It remains available in over 40% of Yahoo leagues."Data-reactid =" 49 "> The Heat plays four times this fantastic week and although all but one of these games are opposed to tighter defenses, it is undeniable that Winslow has an important role in Miami. more than 40 percent of Yahoo leagues.

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<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Tobias Harris, F, Philadelphia 76ers"data-reactid =" 51 "> Tobias Harris, F, Philadelphia 76ers

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Harris was traded to the 76ers and went from the alpha of his attack to the fourth option of his new team. In his Philadelphia debut, he played 32 minutes, scoring 14 points with eight boards, three pennies and one steal. Results like this one are to be expected in his new team, which can be frustrating for fantasy owners."data-reactid =" 52 "> Harris was traded to the 76ers and went from the alpha of his attack to the fourth option of his new team.In his Philly debut, he played 32 minutes, scoring 14 points with eight rebounds., three pennies, and a steal. Results like this are to be expected in his new team, which can be frustrating for fantasy owners.

The fantastic value of Tobias Harris could undergo a radical change in his new city. (Photo by Mitchell Leff / Getty Images)

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Apart from that, the Sixers have tough clashes against Boston and Miami this week, both ranked in the top seven in the defensive rankings. A game against the Knicks, however, could turn into a real explosion given the superiority of Philadelphia on New York."Apart from that, the Sixers have tough clashes against Boston and Miami this week, both ranked in the top-seven defensive standings." A face-to-face with the Knicks could however turn into an eruption, given Philadelphia's superiority over New York.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Considering all of this, makes it really hard for Harris to fully trust this week and, although hanging it is an unlikely option for most fantasy owners, it is highly recommended to temper your expectations. Full disclosure, I do not recommend you to call Harris because there will still be nights when he will have great performances, but it would be shocking if this happened more than once this fantastic week. "Data-reactid =" 65 "> Given all this, it's really hard to trust Harris this week, and even if it's unlikely it's an option for most homeowners it is strongly recommended to temper your expectations.A full disclosure, I am not I recommend you to assist Harris, because there will still be evenings where he will have great performances, but it would be shocking if it happened more than once this fantastic week.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Marc Gasol, C, Toronto Raptors"data-reactid =" 66 "> Marc Gasol, C, Toronto Raptors

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Gasol being traded to the Raptors must be one of the most frustrating things for fantasy owners who rely on the big man as the center. One expects that he sees a diminished role in his new team and even if he is a great fancy player a minute he may not see enough minutes every night to to be as productive as it was in Memphis."Data-reactid =" 67 "> The fact that Gasol is traded against the Raptors must be one of the most frustrating things for fantasy owners who relied on the big man as a center. that he sees a diminished role in his new team and even though he is a great fantasy player per minute, he may not be able to see enough nocturnal minutes to be as productive as he is at home. was in Memphis.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In his debut with the Raptors, Gasol played well but played only 19 minutes, scoring seven points with six tables, one penny, two interceptions and one block. He is clearly a very effective player in the field, as these numbers suggest, but the reserve role will cap his cap."data-reactid =" 68 "> In his debut with the Raptors, Gasol played well, but only played 19 minutes, scoring seven points with six boards, one penny, two interceptions and one block – he is clearly a very effective player on the ground as these figures suggest, but the reserve role will cap its ceiling.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Raptors are gaining positive points this week, letting hope for productive performance for Gasol. That said, I would not feel too confident with him as my most advanced center."data-reactid =" 69 "> The Raptors have made some favorable confrontations this week, leaving hopes for productive performances in Gasol, but I would not feel too confident with him because my most advanced center would be # 39; before.

<h4 class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Anthony Davis, C, New Orleans Pelicans"data-reactid =" 70 "> Anthony Davis, C, New Orleans Pelicans

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Let me start by saying that I will never meet Davis in any of my teams this season and that I am fully aware that he is one of the best players in the league. When he is on the field, few other players can produce the same numbers. That being said, there are red flags with Davis."data-reactid =" 71 "> Let's start by saying that I will never put Davis on the bench of my season and that I am perfectly aware that he is one of the best players in the league. field, few other players can produce what he did.However, there are red flags with Davis.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "For starters, it is publicly known that he is not interested in staying in New Orleans at the expiry of his contract. This certainly can not please the team. In fact, Davis was shut out in the fourth quarter of a tight game on Friday night. That being said, he played 34 minutes on the second consecutive night, which was promising. "data-reactid =" 72 "> To begin with, it is publicly known that he is not interested in staying in New Orleans at the end of his contract. to please the team.In fact, Davis was benched Friday night, he played 34 minutes on the second consecutive night, which was promising.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "There will still be some concerns, like Friday night and the second consecutive night. This fantastic week, pelicans have four games, one of which will be a back-to-back scenario, so that fantasy owners can only get three games on Davis. "data-reactid =" 73 "> Still, there will be concerns such as Friday night's proceedings and consecutive back-to-back nights.This fantastic week, the Pelicans have four games, one of which will return scenario back, so that fantasy owners can only get three games on Davis.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In addition, three of these games are opposed to the top 10 defensemen in terms of defensive rankings and the worst defenses that he will face in 13th place.thwhich is always very good. "data-reactid =" 74 "> In addition, three of these games are opposed to the top 10 defenses in terms of defensive rankings and the worst defenses that he will face in 13th place, which is still very good.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Admittedly, a player like Davis is immune to dating, but given all the other problems the team has and its inability to stay healthy consistently, it presents some risks, especially for DFS."data-reactid =" 75 "> Certainly, a player like Davis is immune from any confrontation, but considering all the other problems of his team and his inability to stay in good health steadily, there are some risks, especially for DFS.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "That's it for this week, feel free to contact me for any questions about the Twitter machine. @Armando_Marsal. Good luck to all this week!"data-reactid =" 76 "> That's it for this week, do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions about the Twitter machine. @Armando_Marsal. Good luck to all this week!

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