WNBA Fantasy: A’ja Wilson, Courtney Vandersloot come via

There are three groups with successful information within the Swish Attraction Fantasy league, whereas Staff Cat, which began 2-0, has fallen to 2-3. Staff Nemchock remains to be undefeated at 5-0. Staff Zack stands in second place at 4-1 regardless of having the fourth-most general factors within the competitors. Staff Leite is in third place at 3-2.

Week 5 noticed the first- via fourth-place groups within the standings end first via fourth in the identical actual order in factors for the week. Staff Nemchock had 756.8, Staff Zack had 663.3, Staff Leite had 648.6 and Staff Cat had 615.5. Right here’s a breakdown of every of the Week 5 matchups.

Staff Nemchock (Eric Nemchock) over Staff Cat (Cat Ariail), 756.8 to 615.5

Eric just lately dropped Brionna Jones from his crew, as B. Jones is now out for the season after present process surgical procedure to restore a ruptured Achilles. B. Jones is the primary excessive draft choose and influence fantasy participant to be dominated out for the season. You hope to by no means see a participant go down for any crew, and that is definitely a troublesome blow for Staff Nemchock.

With B. Jones solely contributing 26 fantasy factors final week, Eric nonetheless managed to be the highest-scoring crew within the league. A’ja Wilson (104.4 fantasy factors over two video games) and Courtney Vandersloot (91.8 fantasy factors over two video games) had been his big-time performers.

Cat received two triple-doubles from Alyssa Thomas in the identical week! Thomas had 42 factors, 35 rebounds, 26 assists and 167.5 fantasy factors over three video games.

Nevertheless, Cat’s different star fantasy participant, Satou Sabally, recorded her three lowest scoring outputs of the season in her three video games final week (10 factors, 13 factors and eight factors). She completed with a median of 29 fantasy factors per sport over the week — 15.2 beneath her season common.

Elena Delle Donne gave Cat 72.2 fantasy factors over two video games, Tiffany Hayes supplied 82.1 over three and Kahleah Copper had 51.2 over two. However the remainder of Cat’s roster produced little or no.

Chicago Sky v Connecticut Sun

Alyssa Thomas (with ball)
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Staff Zack (Zack Ward) over Staff Draves (Zachary Draves), 663.3 to 401.4

Nneka Ogwumike continues to be one of the best fantasy participant on Staff Zack and an MVP candidate. She had 67 factors, 28 rebounds and 145.7 fantasy factors over three video games final week. Fellow All-Star starter Jewell Loyd was good for 76 factors and 143 fantasy factors over three video games.

DeWanna Bonner continued her strong season with 113.5 fantasy factors over three video games, and Betnijah Laney and Courtney Williams chipped in with strong contributions over two video games apiece, however the remainder of Zack’s roster produced little or no. He was nonetheless in a position to be the second-highest scoring crew within the league on the energy of N. Ogwumike and Loyd’s performances.

Laney is a very fascinating fantasy participant. Zack picked her up just lately, realizing that she was going to have some large video games blended in with the video games the place the opposite Liberty stars take over. She rewarded him with 19 factors on Friday and 17 factors on Sunday.

New York Liberty v Atlanta Dream

Betnijah Laney (with ball)
Photograph by Dale Zanine/NBAE by way of Getty Photographs

Napheesa Collier was the star of the week (and has been the star of the season) for Staff Draves. She had 102.8 fantasy factors over two video games. The Atlanta Dream trio of Rhyne Howard, Cheyenne Parker and Allisha Grey continued to be dependable for Zachary, although none of them was spectacular.

Marina Mabrey was a bit disappointing with solely 34 fantasy factors over two video games; she was the lowest-scoring participant on Staff Draves. Since her 36-point outburst on June 15, Mabrey had settled for 11-point, eight-point and 10-point outings.

Staff Leite (Chelsea Leite) over Staff Josh (Josh Felton), 648.6 to 425

All-Star starters Aliyah Boston and Chelsea Grey had been the highest performers for Staff Leite. Each averaged over 40 fantasy factors over two video games. Sabrina Ionescu and Kelsey Plum weren’t far behind with their averages and every of them additionally performed two video games. Ezi Magbegor was the one participant for Staff Leite to interrupt 100 fantasy factors over the week; she performed in three contests.

On a crew with Boston and Grey, in addition to one other nice fantasy participant in Ionescu, Magbegor is main the best way in fantasy factors per sport on the season with 39.3. She is averaging 14.7 factors, 8.2 rebounds, 1.5 steals and a pair of.1 blocks, making her an apt co-star for Jewell Loyd in Seattle.

Phoenix Mercury v Seattle Storm

Ezi Magbegor
Photograph by Steph Chambers/Getty Photographs

Josh is in fact led by Breanna Stewart’s 57.6 fantasy factors per sport on the season. Stewart was beneath that common final week with 41.3. Jackie Younger carried out a lot nearer to her season common (37.4) with 71.2 fantasy factors for Josh over two video games. Natasha Howard added 103.9 fantasy factors over three video games.

Jonquel Jones threatened to have a huge impact for Josh with 18 factors and 9 rebounds on Friday, however was held scoreless on Sunday.

Karlie Samuelson has been displaying that she belongs within the WNBA with a 3-point capturing share of 48.8 on the season (1.4 makes per sport). She gave Josh a strong 56.8 fantasy factors over three video games.