Fantasy basketball: Jae'Sean Tate among low-rostered players to add

Jae'Sean Tate continues to get better in the early stages of his second NBA season. Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

We're well into the NBA season at this point, and already we're seeing signs of attrition as the physical toll of the NBA marathon and the ongoing pandemic have some big-name players on the sidelines.

Injuries and illness breed production chaos on teams, and as Littlefinger from Game of Thrones taught us, Chaos is a ladder. One of the core purposes of this article is to shine a light on players that are in position to take advantage of unforeseen circumstances to help your fantasy teams climb the ladder.

Of course, sometimes it isn't injury absence that creates opportunity. Sometimes it's just a young player stepping forward, or a role player finding a useful niche that makes him valuable to both his team and potentially your fantasy squad as well. Let's take a look at some of these players that could help your team that are rostered in less than 20% of ESPN leagues.