2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Late Round / Deep League Sleepers

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If you're 13 rounds deep into your fantasy basketball draft and you've started wondering, what's the point? This guy's not going to be on my roster in two weeks. Well, we've got you covered.

Today we'll take a look at three players to look out for as late round flyers for the 2017-18 NBA season.

Rather than taking someone at random and dropping them for a hot waiver pickup, these guys will give you a chance to draft the guy who will be the hot waiver pick up.

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Late Round / Deep League Sleepers

Jonathon Simmons, SG/SF, Orlando Magic

In San Antonio Jonathon Simmons wasn’t able to fully showcase his vast array of skills. Usually he was just asked to play great defense, but this season he should get a chance to showcase his offensive skills as well. The Orlando Magic don’t have a lot of depth at the SF position so Simmons is going to get his fair share of playing time. With that, expect to see his scoring totals rise, I wouldn’t even be surprised if he was able to average double digit scoring totals for the season.

Al-Farouq Aminu, SF/PF, Portland Trailblazers

In the postseason Al-Farouq Aminu averaged 12 points per game, 6.5 rebounds and one block, all while shooting a stellar 41.2% from behind the arc. He hasn’t been able to sustain that type of production throughout the regular season, but he could be up for it this year. The Trail Blazers are scarce at the PF position so Aminu is going to get every chance he can to succeed. He’s shown what he can do in spurts, but this season expect him to finally put it all together.

Bismack Biyombo, C, Orlando Magic

Bismack Biyombo didn’t have a great 2016/17 campaign, but expect that to change. The Orlando Magic made some changes to their front office this offseason, and that should mean an uptick in minutes for Biyombo. The new front office wants to bring in players that fit their new style of play, and Biyombo is one of those guys. He’s long and athletic, and that’s exactly what the Magic want from their center. Vucevic just isn’t that type of player, so expect the Magic to hand over most of their center minutes to Biyombo.

 

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