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About Trevor Crippen - RotoBaller

I live in Boston, but grew up in Washington state, where I picked up bad habits like rooting for the Mariners. Since the Sonics left Seattle, I've been having open auditions for my new favorite NBA team. So far I haven't found a bandwagon that feels right, outside of "whoever is playing against those thieves in Oklahoma City."

Trevor Crippen - RotoBaller has written 158 articles so far, you can find them below.


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Week 8 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Category Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season is rolling right along, and with that it is time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire for Week 8 of the campaign. Today, the focus is on sleepers of the "Category Specialist" variety that can each help out in different areas.   FG Percentage Specialist Thomas Robinson (POR,... Read More

5 years ago

Week 8 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers

Nearly a couple of months into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following centers, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership... Read More

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Week 7 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Blocks Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season is rolling right along, and with that it is time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire. Today, the focus is on sleeper options that can help your team out in the blocks department.   Blocks Category Specialists Wesley Johnson (LAL, SG/SF) – 31% Owned Guys who can average a... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 7 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers

Now more than a month into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following centers, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 6 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Shooting-Percentage Specialists

If you are looking at your rotisserie league standings and feeling bad about your field-goal or free-throw percentage, then it might be time to start patching up the deficiency. If you cannot do so in a trade, you may need to sacrifice another category or two with a key waiver add to fill the hole.... Read More

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Brandan Wright (DAL, PF/C) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Shallow Leagues ANALYSIS: Wright has been in a bit of a funk lately, so he is getting dropped at a high rate after a hot streak brought him up to nearly 50 percent ownership. I have written about Wright before, but when bringing up field-goal percentage, there is no one else you... Read More

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Aron Baynes (SAS, C/PF) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues ANALYSIS: The Spurs are my go-to team for efficiency, and their bench is full of usable efficient bundles of 15-20 minutes a game with occasional starts – from Marco Belinelli to Cory Joseph to Baynes. Baynes has been gaining the trust of the coaching staff over the course of the year, as his... Read More

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Rodney Stuckey (IND, PG/SG) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Shallow Leagues ANALYSIS: Stuckey is one of the streakiest guys in the league, as evidenced by his scoring totals in recent games – 22, 24, 9, 9 and 16 in five games between November 26 and December 4. One thing Stuckey has always done consistently well, however, is drive to the... Read More

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Gary Neal (CHA, PG/SG) – Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues ANALYSIS: Neal is a reserve player on a low-profile team who is currently battling an injury, so now might be your best chance to grab him. He has combined some good shooting and nice moves around the basket to provide a solid package of scoring (12.3 points per game),... Read More

5 years ago

Source: AP

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers - First Month Rundown

Now that we are a month into the season, it is time to do a full review of the waiver-wire situation at center. The following players, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate Based on... Read More

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Week 5 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Rebounds Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season has really heated up, and so it's time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire. Today, the focus is on sleeper options that can help your team out in the rebounds department.   Rebounds Category Specialists Kevin Garnett (BKN, PF/C) – 20% owned For as inconsistent as KG has been... Read More

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Week 5 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers

Now a few weeks into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following centers, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 4 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Steals Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season has really heated up, and with that it is time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire. Today, the focus is on sleeper options that can help your team out in the steals department.   Steals Category Specialists Corey Brewer (MIN, SG/SF) – 24% Owned Brewer is the ultimate... Read More

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Source: AP

Week 4 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers

Now a few weeks into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following centers, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 3 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Assists Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season has really heated and with that it is time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire. Today, the focus is on sleeper options that can help your team out in the assist department.   Assists Category Specialists Devin Harris (DAL, PG/SG) – 24% Owned Neither point guard playing for the... Read More

5 years ago


Source: AP

Week 3 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: NBA Centers

Now a couple of weeks into the 2014-15 NBA season, the waiver wire has taken its typical place in the weekly/daily routine of fantasy basketball managers. The following centers, whether of the “sleeper” variety or just cashing in temporarily on an unforeseen opportunity, almost certainly deserve attention across the various formats. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 2 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: Three-Point Specialists

The 2014-15 NBA Season has really heated and with that it is time to dive back into the fantasy basketball waiver wire. Today, the focus is on sleepers of the three-point specialist variety. Position Eligibility & Ownership Rate Based on Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Leagues   Three Point Category Specialists Garrett Temple (WAS, PG/SG) - 30% Owned It... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 2 NBA Centers: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

With the first few days of the 2014-15 NBA Season in the books, it is time to take a look at some fantasy basketball waiver wire sleeper options. Today's focus is at the center position. Position Eligibility Based on Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball Player List   Waiver Wire Center for Right Now Kevin Garnett (BRK, PF/C) Wait,... Read More

5 years ago

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: NBA Category Specialists - Three-Pointers

Okay Fantasy Basketball managers, this is where we dig deep in an attempt to uncover late-round Draft Value of the “Category Specialist” variety. The focus here will be on players who could light in up from beyond the arc in the 2014-15 NBA Season.   Category Specialists When it comes to category-based H2H fantasy basketball... Read More

5 years ago

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Sleepers: NBA Category Specialists - Blocks

Okay Fantasy Basketball managers, this is where we dig deep in an attempt to uncover late-round Draft Value of the "Category Specialist" variety. The focus here will be on players who could standout for their defensive prowess and ability to rack up blocks in the 2014-15 NBA Season.   Category Specialists When it comes to... Read More

5 years ago


Fantasy Basketball Draft Strategy: Head-to-Head (H2H) vs. Roto

  Roto vs. H2H - The Basics for Fantasy Basketball I’m sure anyone reading this site probably knows the difference between the two types of category-based fantasy basketball leagues – roto and head-to-head. However, if anyone has just emerged from under a rock, here is a quick overview. Go ahead and skip the next two... Read More

5 years ago

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Waiver Wire Pickups for the Playoffs: Threes or Punt

It’s time for the playoffs!  Better get your team set up and ready to go.  Here are a couple players who can help fantasy basketball managers edge out their opponents in key categories.  Figure out the five categories where you’re most likely to beat your playoff opponent and go all in. Waiver Wire Pickups for... Read More

6 years ago

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Waiver Wire Pickups and Matchup Plays for Fantasy Basketball Stretch Run

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for the Stretch Run While some of you are still fighting for a playoff spot, most owners in H2H leagues are either out of it or have a spot locked up now that it’s Week 18, and most leagues open up their playoffs in Week 21 or Week 22.  Now... Read More

6 years ago

Dante Cunningham (Forward) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Short Term Add Analysis: Cunningham is a speculative short-term pick-up, as we don’t know the severity of the knee injury suffered by Ronny Turiaf on Wednesday night.  However, if Turiaf were to miss any amount of time with Nikola Pekovic already out, Dante would become one of the last men standing in the front court for the ‘Wolves... Read More

6 years ago

Cory Joseph (Guard) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Continue Scouting Analysis: Tony Parker's 2nd fill in, Cory Joseph is the guy starting at point for the Spurs, even if the minutes aren’t so different from Patty Mills.  Joseph does enough in assists and rebounds (3.1 and 2.9 per game in February, respectively), and more than enough in steals (1.5 per game in February)... Read More

6 years ago


Assists, Rebounds and More: Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Basketball

Waiver Wire Pick-ups for Assists, Rebounds and More When looking to improve your fantasy basketball team with a waiver wire pickup, don’t ask “is this guy better than this guy?”  Ask “does this guy improve the categories where I need the most help?”  Here are a couple of players available in most standard 12-team fantasy... Read More

6 years ago

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Rebounds, Steals and Threes: Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Basketball

Waiver Wire Pickups for Rebounds, Steals and Threes When looking to improve your fantasy basketball team with a waiver wire pickup, don’t ask “is this guy better than this guy?”  Ask “does this guy improve the categories where I need the most help?”  Here are a couple of players available in most standard 12-team fantasy... Read More

6 years ago

Patrick Beverley (Guard) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Add in Deep Leagues for Steals/Threes Analysis: If you’re just looking for steals and threes, Beverly can bring it, along with a few assists, though not much else.  What he brings is similar to PJ Tucker, as far as being a useful fantasy player who is underrated because of his scoring.  Tucker has got a... Read More

6 years ago

Jodie Meeks (Guard) - Waiver Wire Pickup

Baller Move: Add Immediately for Steals/Threes Analysis: He may have been dropped due to the sprained ankle that’s kept him out the last couple weeks, but he’s due back after the All-Star Break, and will likely reclaim a spot in the starting lineup from the uninspiring Wes Johnson.  In case you forgot how good Meeks... Read More

6 years ago

DeMarre Carroll (Forward) - Waiver Wire Pickups

Baller Move: Add Immediately Analysis: DeMarre Carroll  – I don’t really think I need to say much about Carroll.  He’s been a top 20 fantasy player over the last month.  I’ll just file this in the “I can’t believe he’s still less than half-owned category.”  Whether it’s the great shooting (.567 since 1/13), the three pointers (2.0/game),... Read More

6 years ago


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