Standard League Streaming: 2nd Jan - 8th Jan

Fantasy basketball standard league streaming suggestions for games between the 2nd and 8th of January.

Games This Week

5 Games 4 Games 3 Games

Games Per Day

Monday- 8 games
Tuesday- 8 games
Wednesday- 7 games
Thursday- 8 games
Friday- 8 games
Saturday- 8 games
Sunday- 8 games

Back-to-Back Schedule

Tue/Wed- MEM, MIA, SAC
Thu/Fri- BKN, HOU, LAL
Fri/Sat- BOS, MIN, NYK
Sat/Sun- TOR, UTA

Besides just seven games on Wednesday, we have eight games per every other day of this week, with B2B sets available every day as well so it could be a very busy streaming week in your league. Without quality days or full lineups the schedule is wide open and most teams play either three or four games this week. The Jazz will play five games this week, but don't have many alluring options despite the injury to George Hill. So let's take a look at some fresh and familiar faces likely available on the wire in your league.

Tony Parker 29% ownership

He's having a great run right now that is definitely worth owning, but his age will flare up sooner or later with a few bad weeks or nagging injury so don't get used to relying on him. He is worth riding out now if you need an efficient scoring PG with averages of 5.2 assists and 18.2 points on over 50% shooting since Christmas. The Spurs play just three games this week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday so hopefully the lighter schedule keeps him on the court.

Shabazz Muhammad 2% ownership

In his last five games, he has scored in double-figures in four of his last five games with 8 threes on 49% shooting but doesn't offer much else. He could burn out just as quickly as he got started but it's worth riding for now if you need efficient scoring. The Wolves play just three games this week on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday so he could helpful for a late-week scoring punch.

Montrezl Harrell 28% ownership

He continues to impress and should be owned until Capela is fully healed. He has scored over ten points in five of his last six games, including a 29 point explosion against the Clippers and continues to see his minutes rise. He shoots well over 50% from the field but only 64% from the line, and only about 4 rebounds and 1 block per game since Capela went down. He is worth it for the high-efficiency scoring though and the Rockets play four games on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Michael Carter-Williams 21% ownership

He's already demolishing FG%'s but Chicago apparently intends to give him a large role here. He has yet to really put it all together for a solid line, but the sporadic points, threes and defensive stats hopefully foreshadow his return to standard league relevancy, but it's hard to picture exactly how that can work in such a high-usage rotation, but his defense might keep him n the floor over Rondo and Grant. The Bulls play just three games on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday but start next week with a back-to-back.

Thomas Robinson 5% ownership

While he is filling in for injuries he might be able to stick in the rotation if he can keep this up. Robinson has never really been able to find himself sticking to any rotation for long in his career, but he does surface for standard-league relevancy for a week or so at a time here and there. He's a high-efficiency points and rebounds guy with few surprises, but the Lakers play four games on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Thabo Sefolosha 28% ownership

He had a couple duds last week but I doubt it takes him out of the starting lineup. He shouldn't be added for his scoring, but he is usually going to be a highly efficient triple-one threat, and that along with his consistency will make him worth holding onto versus more risky streamers for a lot of teams. The Hawks play just three games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

James Johnson 34% ownership

His only drawback is his 68% free-throw shooting, but even in his expanded role he is only averaging about three attempts per game. Otherwise, he is a positive contributor across the board and the defensive stats have been coming along in the past week. Those that have followed this per-36 stud through his stint in Toronto are finally getting what they wanted to see, and he is a versatile and explosive asset in Miami's second unit rotation. If you can handle the hit to your FT% he could maintain standard relevancy as long as he can keep up with the expanded role being offered to him in Miami. The Heat play four games this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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