Fantasy hoops: Start or sit rankings

We can watch Thaddeus Young rise up the ranks of Startable players this week. Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images

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Read below for weekly rankings and start/sit recommendations

These rankings are based on the assumption that all teams play their games as over the next week. Please stay plugged in to potential schedule changes due to COVID-19 up until rosters lock on Monday, and adjust your lineups accordingly. With that said ...

... So, you're in a weekly transaction league, and you need to decide by Monday evening who your starting lineup will be for the week. Should you consider sitting a usual impact starter like Trae Young or Fred VanVleet? Or perhaps starting someone like Devin Vassell, who might generally be on your bench, perhaps even your waiver wire?

The schedule for this week is very unusual, with the Spurs playing five games but the Raptors, Suns and Hawks playing only twice. In addition, 13 other teams play four games, while another 13 play three. As such, there is a real chance that stars such as Young, VanVleet, Chris Paul and any of the other impact players on those teams might need to sit for the sake of pure games scheduled. Take it on a case-by-case basis, and check whether you have any other players available projected to score more, but if you do, you shouldn't be afraid to sit a star.

Check out the overall rankings to get a more in depth look at how we think things might go next week, but we do make it easy to get the high points at a glance with the Startable and Sittable lists below.