5 Players Fantasy Basketball Owners Should Invest In

Dejounte Murray in play for the San Antonio Spurs. Photo by SLAMonline.com
 These are some of the top players to watch in fantasy basketball this season:
 1.Jerian​ ​Grant,​ ​Chicago​ ​Bulls 
Grant​ ​is​ ​a​ ​starting​ ​NBA​ ​point​ ​guard​ ​averaging​ ​30.2​ ​minutes​ ​and​ ​nearly 
12​ ​shots​ ​per​ ​game.​ ​With​ ​the​ ​Bulls​ ​applying​ ​a​ ​faster​ ​pace,​ ​he increases 
opportunities​ ​in​ ​transition.​ ​Grant​ ​could​ ​be​ ​a​ ​source​ ​of​ ​assists​ ​and​ ​steals 
atop​ ​a​ ​thin​ ​backcourt. 
2.Dejounte​ ​Murray,​ ​San​ ​Antonio​ ​Spurs 
With​ ​the​ ​Spurs​ ​thin​ ​backcourt​ ​depth,​ ​Murray​ ​should​ ​earn​ ​steady​ ​minutes 
while​ ​supplying​ ​plus​ ​rates​ ​in​ ​steals,​ ​assists,​ ​and​ ​rebounds. 
3.Kelly​ ​Olynyk,​ ​Miami​ ​Heat 
Olynyk​ ​doesn’t​ ​stand​ ​out​ ​in​ ​any​ ​one​ ​statistic,​ ​but​ ​can​ ​provide​ ​very 
helpful​ ​rates​ ​among​ ​scarcer​ ​categories​ ​in​ ​fantasy.​ ​​ ​He also​ ​has​ ​a​ ​respectable 
defensive​ ​rating.  
4.Joe​ ​Ingles,​ ​Utah​ ​Jazz 
Ingles​ ​was​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​best​ ​three-point​ ​shooters​ ​in​ ​the​ ​league​ ​last​ ​year 
and​ ​that​ ​means​ ​more​ ​shots​ ​for​ ​him.​ ​Ingles​ ​is​ ​also​ ​good​ ​at​ ​running​ ​the 
floor and the​ Jazz ​offense​ ​has​ ​been​ ​quicker​ ​with​ ​Ricky​ ​Rubio​ ​heading​ ​the​ ​charge. 
Having​ ​Rubio​ ​running​ ​the​ ​show​ ​only​ ​helps​ ​Ingles’s​ ​cause.​ ​Averaging 
well​ ​over​ ​30​ ​minutes​, ​Ingles​ ​also​ ​helps​ ​in​ ​nearly​ ​every​ ​category 
except​ ​for​ ​blocks. 
5.Lauri​ ​Markkanen,​ ​Chicago​ ​Bulls 
With​ ​Nikola​ ​Mirotic​ ​hurt​ ​and​ ​Bobby​ ​Portis​ ​suspended,​ ​this​ ​unique​ ​stretch 
big​ ​has​ ​been​ ​gifted​ ​a​ ​ton​ ​of​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​produce​ ​for​ ​a​ ​young​ ​Bulls 
roster.​ ​Averaging​ ​well​ ​over​ ​30​ ​minutes,​ ​he has​ ​amazing​ ​rebounding​ ​and 
shooting​ ​rates.