NBA Start/Sit: Who to Start in Week 25
NBA Start/Sit: Who to Start in Week 25

Week 25 marks the last full week of the 2018-19 campaign, and every team has either three or four games. Let's check out the specifics:

Teams with four games: ATL, BKN, BOS, CHA, CLE, DAL, DEN, DET, GSW, HOU, IND, LAL, MIA, MIL, MIN, NYK, ORL, PHI, PHX, POR, SAC, SAS, TOR, UTA

Teams with three games: CHI, LAC, MEM, NOR, OKC, WAS

There are no major disadvantages schedule-wise, so most start/sit decisions will be made in regards to recent performance or potential opportunity.

GUARDS

Consider starting: D.J. Augustin, ORL (57% owned, 39% start)

Opponents: TOR, NYK, ATL, BOS

Augustin has found a groove lately as the Magic fight for a playoff spot, as he's scored in double-digits in seven of the past eight games. Over this stretch, he's shooting 47.1 percent from the field, averaging 6.6 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.6 threes in 30.4 minutes. All things considered, he's been a top-75 player across the past 14 days, and there's no sign of his role decreasing.

Consider sitting: Andrew Wiggins, MIN (97% owned, 68% start)

Opponents: POR, DAL, MIA, OKC

Wiggins has scored 20 points in four straight games, but he's still so much of a drain on other categories that he's still outside of the top-110 across the past week, and that rank dips to 152 when accounting for the past 14 days. Fantasy owners in points leagues can hang onto him, since Wiggins' percentages – 57.9 percent from the stripe over the past four –

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