• This Monday’s pickup piece is coming out a little later than usual, but I’d prefer not to sacrifice quality to give you this earlier with half my energy.

    Let’s get right into it, but first, here are a couple guys above our cut-off who had some big/noteworthy games on Monday night:

    • Caris LeVert (56%)
    • Kelly Oubre Jr. (61%)

    Both LeVert and Oubre have good opportunities in the near future at the very least and can produce for you offensively, but beware of their potential efficiency issues.

    Standard Leagues

    (<50% rostered on Yahoo)

    POINTS

    Jaime Jaquez Jr., F, Heat

    Tonight: 35 minutes, nine points (3-of-13 FG, 1-of-5 3PT, 2-of-2 FT), nine rebounds, four assists, one steal

    The Heat feature again on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Jaquez can get double-digit points and a steal with upside for more on his best days, making him an adequate streaming target. Duncan Robinson also exited with an injury on Monday night and Tyler Herro is “trying to return before the end of the regular season.”

    Payton Pritchard, G, Celtics

    Tonight: 38 minutes, 23 points (8-of-14 FG, 5-of-9 3PT, 2-of-2 FT), two rebounds, seven assists

    We likely won’t see as much of Pritchard on Wednesday night, but he should get two chances for big minutes during the Friday-Saturday back-to-back. The Cetlics are cruising to the best record in the NBA and will likely continue resting players aggressively, giving Pritchard extra minutes and usage on back-to-backs. In addition to points, he’s quite a nice asset for assists and threes.

    Dalano Banton, G, Blazers

    Tonight: 33 minutes, 11 points (4-of-7 FG, 1-of-2 3PT, 2-of-2 FT), five rebounds, three steals, two blocks

    Banton’s thing is volume and he is still getting it. He can fill up the counting stats with volume, though his percentages leave a lot to be desired at times. The Blazers play again on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

    G.G. Jackson, F, Grizzlies

    Tonight: 44 minutes, 22 points (8-of-13 FG, 4-of-8 3PT, 2-of-2 FT), seven rebounds, three steals

    Jackson is beginning to look a little better as he has seemingly begun to adjust to the NBA. There will likely still be some games with atrocious efficiency, but the Grizzlies did say they were planning to feature him more later in the season. His peripherals are still lacking most of the time, but the points and treys are fairly reliable now. The Grizzlies play on Wednesday and Friday.

    Rui Hachimura, F, Lakers

    Tonight: 26 minutes, 17 points (7-of-10 FG, 1-of-2 3PT, 2-of-2 FT), three rebounds, one assist

    We already know that Hachimura’s game lacks diversity. However, if you need someone who can crack 10-plus points and maybe get some rebounds or threes on his better nights, Hachimura is an adequate streamer. The Lakers play again on Friday and Sunday though, so Hachimura isn’t one to look at again until the end of the week.

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    THREES

    Georges Niang, F, Cavs

    Tonight: 33 minutes, 13 points (5-of-8 FG, 3-of-4 3PT), two rebounds, one assist, one block

    Isaac Okoro did not have a standout game tonight but is also stream-worthy for threes and steals. We got confirmation that Donovan Mitchell is out at least one week with a nasal fracture and with Dean Wade, Evan Mobley and Max Strus still dealing with their own stuff, Niang seems like a safe 3-point streamer. The Cavs play again on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, so keep Niang and Okoro in mind.


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