Shakira Austin has emerged over the past couple of weeks, earning a consistently expanded role along the way. More lineup trends, injury news and info from across the league as the regular season wraps up.
Chiney Ogwumike has climbed into a starting role and has experienced a minutes boost over the last few weeks due to a combination of injuries and Liz Cambage's contract divorce with the Sparks.
After sitting most of the first two months, Riquna Williams is back to her reliable scoring ways and has carved out a large enough bench role with the high-powered Aces to warrant fantasy consideration.
Brittney Sykes is one of a number of returnees for the Sparks on Tuesday that could have considerable implications for the rotation moving forward.
Tiffany Hayes made her season debut for the Dream on Thursday and has shaken up Atlanta's backcourt rotation while reclaiming a starting role.
The Mercury and Tina Charles shocked the league and by agreeing to a contract divorce. Charles' subsequent signing with the Storm should have major fantasy implications for the rotations in Phoenix and Seattle.
Kayla Thornton has been a particularly effective fantasy contributor in Satou Sabally's absence and should have a chance to maintain her momentum over the second half of the season.
After being ruled out indefinitely with a quadriceps injury, Moriah Jefferson returned to a starting role and posted a well-rounded line Sunday against the Fever.