Deep League Relevant: 25th Jan - 31st Jan

Players reaping the benefit of an increase in minutes feature in this week’s edition of deep league relevant. Today we take a look at players who are owned in 8% or less of Yahoo leagues who can benefit you this week.


Archie Goodwin (Phoenix Suns, PG/SG)

Owned in 8% of Yahoo leagues.
4 games scheduled between Monday 25th January and Sunday 31st January.

Why is Archie worth adding?
Knight hasn't played for the past 2 games while he gets a 2nd opinion on his injury. Why do people get 2nd opinions? Because they don't like the first one they received, which is concerning news for Knight owners, but good news if Archie is still available on your waiver wire.

Over his past 2 games without Knight he has averaged 40 MIN, 22 PTS, 2 3PM, 1.5 STL, 1.5 BLK and half a buzzer beater. Archie is an add, if for anything else than the fact that they have a B2B on Mon-Tue (Mon vs. 76ers), which gives you another game and day with him on your roster while more news about Knight comes out.


Spencer Hawes (Charlotte Hornets, PF/C)

Owned in 2% of Yahoo leagues.
4 games scheduled between Monday 25th January and Sunday 31st January.

Why is Cameron worth adding?
With Cody Zeller out for the week and Al Jefferson still on the inactive list it opens up a lot of minutes for anybody over 6'10 on the Hornets roster. Spencer has started the past 2 games in Cody's absence and in those 2 games has averaged 33 MIN, 9 PTS, 10 REB, 3 AST, 1 STL and 1 BLK. He's a solid play for the week.


Tyler Johnson (Miami Heat, PG/SG)

Owned in 6% of Yahoo leagues.
4 games scheduled between Monday 25th January and Sunday 31st January.

Why is Tyler worth adding?
Miami are another team hit with injuries. Dragic isn't due back until Friday, Udrih is returning from injury on Monday (Green is questionable to play) and Miami have a B2B on Mon-Tue, which could see Wade sitting one of the two.

While Tyler hasn't been overly impressive recently, you still have to consider him given the minutes are going to be there for him this week.


Nene Hilario (Washington Wizards, PF/C)

Owned in 6% of Yahoo leagues.
4 games scheduled between Monday 25th January and Sunday 31st January.

Why is Nene worth adding?
Nene started over Dudley in their last game against Miami, which makes Nene a short-term option (while he's still healthy). He's a good source of FG%, REB, STL and BLKs and Washington have an early B2B on Mon-Tue, so at the very least he's worth a stream to get a quick 2 games worth of statistics into your line-up.

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