Niang is expected to receive a boost in playing time when the season resumes with Bojan Bogdanovic set to undergo season-ending wrist surgery, Tony Jones of The Athletic reports.

The Jazz will likely turn to Joe Ingles to fill Bogdanovic's starting role at forward, but since Ingles was already averaging 27.7 minutes per game coming off the bench this season, he won't be able to assume all of Bogdanovic's playing time. As such, Niang, who is only averaging 13.3 minutes per game as a reserve this season, is a likelier candidate to absorb a good chunk of Bogdanovic's 33.1 minutes per game. Even if Niang pushes for a consistent 20-to-25-minute role, his low usage could still make it difficult for him to gain relevance in most fantasy leagues, but he should at least be on the radar.

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