This article is part of our In-Season Strategy series.
In many leagues, including my home league, Week 22 is the final week of the regular season before we have our fantasy playoffs. I play in a head-to-head points league that dates back to 1994, so it's a very simple league - we have only five scoring categories and just six starters each week. I've played in many deeper leagues, many of them roto style, but I prefer this one for it's simplicity and because I hate how a poor FT% can kill a player's value (Shaq and Dwight Howard back when Howard was otherwise dominant come to mind). Then again, I'm the same guy that geeks out on super-deep baseball leagues and loves playing in QB-flex football leagues, so I get that I lack consistency with that preference. Maybe it's because the league has been around for a long time and has kept me in touch with some of my old friends. Anyhow, in this final regular season week, again we have two teams with only two games, and at least this time it's one of the more relevant teams this week.
Number of Games:
Four Games: BKN, CLE, DET, HOU, LAC, LAL, OKC, SAC, UTA, WAS
Three Games: ATL, BOS, CHA, CHI, DAL, DEN, IND, MIA, MIL, MIN, NOR, NYK, ORL, PHI, PHO, POR, SAS, TOR
Two Games: GSW, MEM
Let's start with the Warriors. The good news is that we're unlikely to see any of the top players held out with rest days. They play this Sunday,