Fantasy Basketball: 8 Players Who Should Have Bigger Roles This Season

Which players are primed for a jump in production this year thanks to an increased role?

When an opportunity presents itself, what do you do? You jump up and snatch it with two hands, protect it with your elbows, and run with it as fast as you can! Err umm... remembering to dribble, of course.

Whether it be due to personnel loss or an injury to a teammate, a select number of players are slated to see a big increase in playing time this season. Some of them may flounder, but some are fully capable of jumping to the next level in their respective careers.

Let's take a look at this season's newest projected starters -- in order from smallest to biggest jump in projected minutes per game. In this piece, we'll utilize our in-house projections.