Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds (List Updated Daily)

Back by popular demand in 2017/2018… RotoBaller has brought back for the NBA season our Ultimate 2017/2018 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups List.

Our team of NBA enthusiasts and fantasy basketball analysts follow basketball all day, during the offseason and especially during the NBA season. We recommend NBA players for you to consider as 2017-18 draft sleepers, ADP values, or hot trending pickups off the waiver wire once the season starts - every single day of the fantasy basketball preseason and regular season. 

Drafting the right undervalued player or adding sleepers off the waiver wire can be a huge difference maker in fantasy leagues.


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Injuries Hobble Colts Safeties Ahead of Training Camp

Indianapolis Colts free safety Malik Hooker (knee) and strong safety Clayton Geathers are both coming off of injuries for the team's training camp. Hooker has a chance to be cleared for training camp, while Geathers is questionable to attend. Hooker is eight months removed from ACL surgery and did some off-field work at offseason team activities but has been without a concrete timetable. Geathers hasn't practiced this offseason with an undisclosed injury, though he missedcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 25

This time of year can be miserable for fantasy basketball owners. As NBA teams start to establish their position in the playoffs, your best players can find themselves earning extra days off. That's great for those particular team's playoff stretch, but absolutely awful for fantasy basketball. Last week, James Harden, Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard all sat among a host of others. If you're still playing, don'tcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 25

It's Week 25. Some leagues wrapped it up this week, so congratulations if you're in a league where you won! If you're still playing these last two weeks out, keep reading and we'll make sure you feel good about your chances. Regardless of your situation, this is the home stretch and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a last push in the postseason. Here are some interestingcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 24

We know you just want to get to the picks. If you're still playing fantasy basketball, congratulations. For many leagues, it's championship week or the semifinals. Don't be too rigid on who you look to pick up on the waiver wire. Study your opponent. See where you can pick up an advantage. Sometimes it is not about picking up the best player on the waiver wire, but rather the player who can help you in acontinue reading...

Trey Burke (PG, NYK) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 30% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: The Knicks have an abundance of young guards, but Jeff Hornacek appears intent on getting them all as much playing time as possible. In March, Trey Burke is garnering 23.1 minutes per contest, averaging 14.5 points and a team-high 4.6 assists, shooting 51.6 percent from the floor and 39.0 percent from deep. The 25-year-old has scored in double figures in 10 of hiscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 24

It's Week 24. Congratulations if you've made it this far! We hope you still have a shot at winning it all and you're feeling good about your chances. Regardless of your situation, this is the home stretch and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason. Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing outcontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Week 24 Waiver Wire

We've made it into the final week of fantasy hoops. On behalf of RotoBaller, it's been a pleasure as always sharing my insights to our audience. We wish everyone the best of luck in your leagues and may the odds forever be in your favor! As a reminder for most leagues, it's crucial to plan ahead. Waiver wire adds, scheduling, player injuries are all things to consider at this point of the season. Drop the deadcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 24 (March 26 - April 1)

Ahhh, it's that time of the year! The Fantasy NBA Finals! Are you in? If so, you must be proud of your team! They have performed nicely and served you well. You certainly feel connected to most of them as they saved your ass on more than one occasion during the course of the season. FORGET THAT! There's no place for personal attachments in redraft leagues. Especially not when the finals come around. If your mid-late roundcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 23

The fantasy basketball playoffs are here. If you are still playing, then kudos, because you have made it further than most. The grind doesn't stop here. To make it to the end, stay vigilant, stay hungry, stay focused. As a reminder, for standard (10-12 team) league adds, we use a general rule of thumb of an ownership rate of under 50% on Yahoo. All position eligibility based on Yahoo leagues. Standard League Adds for Week 23 continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 23

It's Week 23. We hope you still have a shot at the finals, and you're feeling good about your chances to win it all. Regardless of your situation, this is the home stretch and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason. Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing out our old convention ofcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 23 (Mar 19 - Mar 25)

It's either the semi-finals or the finals in most fantasy hoops leagues. There's nothing left to hold back for now. If you've got a guy who's injured, no matter how good he is, it's time to cut bait and stream with that roster spot (assuming no available IR spot). So goodbye, Gary Harris. Adios, Kevin Durant. You can also consider dropping mid-round levelcontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Week 23 Playoff Waiver Wire Essentials

Hopefully you're in good shape as we are in the midst of fantasy basketball playoffs. We wish everyone the best of luck in your upcoming playoffs and may the odds forever be in your favor! As a reminder for most leagues, it's crucial to plan ahead. Waiver wire adds, scheduling, player injuries are all things to consider at this point of the season. Drop the dead weight, make an effort to improve your team by maximizingcontinue reading...

Caris LeVert (PG/SG/SF, BKN) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 40% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Since returning from a knee injury late last month, Caris LeVert has been an impact player off the bench for the Nets. The 23-year-old is scoring 13.8 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting and 37.9 percent from deep over that span, adding in 4.3 assists and 2.9 rebounds in the process. He has proven his ability to score in bunches in hiscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds For Week 22

The fantasy basketball playoffs start next week for most players and its time to shore up your roster. Whilethe three names listed below will be an added value to your team, it's also important to take a quick inventory of your roster and fill holes. Round out your team to provide the best opportunity to win a title. As a reminder, for standard (10-12 team) league adds, we use a general rule of thumb of an ownership ratecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Deeper League Adds for Week 22

Now that you're in the playoffs, it doesn't mean it's time to take your foot off the gas when it comes to streaming. If anything, in a single elimination format, it is even more important than before to sell out for that W. We're here to help you pick out targets to swing those match-ups. Here are today's Week 22 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. Deep League Adds for Week 22 Ed Davis, PF/C,continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 22

It's Week 22. The playoffs are here, and I hope you're feeling good about your chances to win it all. Regardless of your situation, this is the home stretch and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason. Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire postscontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 22 (March 12 - March 18)

It's playoffs time!!! Forget sentiment. Forget the love you've gotten from a player throughout the year. If his schedule does not fit with the rest of your team, and he is not indispensable, he's out! Waiver wire gold is awaiting and don't miss out just because Delon Wright used to bring you defensive stats that won you a few matchups during the regular season. It's all about winning now, and having acontinue reading...

Week 22 Essentials - Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire

As the regular fantasy season comes to an end in most leagues, things are getting tight for some as a result of various injuries and rotation adjustments thoughout the association. If you are in a deeper league, are faced with injury issues and about to make the playoffs, things are about to get rough. Luckily, there are some options available to help, even though they aren’t as sexy as some of the options available incontinue reading...

Cory Joseph (PG, IND) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 6% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Cory Joseph has been getting a ton of run with the Pacers lately, averaging 35.1 minutes and 10.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting over his last eight games. Darren Collison could return as early as this weekend, but will be slowly worked into the rotation. Joseph’s playing time will certainly be cut down going forward, but the 26-year-old has provencontinue reading...

David Nwaba (SF/SG, CHI) - Week 21 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 27% of leagues ANALYSIS: After going undrafted and signing with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers two years ago, David Nwaba was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Bulls last summer. Now, he’s finally making an impact with the Bulls, starting numerous games and playing in over 50 games this season. Nwaba’s workload with the Bulls continue to grow, as he’s seen over 30 minutes of action in eachcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds For Week 21

The NBA is an every day business. That means Fantasy Basketball is a 24/7 sport. Remember that. While the majority of the sports world is caught up in the NCAA Tournament and March Madness, this is your opportunity to strike. Use the diversion to swoop up players while people are filling up brackets and looking at buzzer beaters. It doesn't mean you can't enjoy the games as well, but know that it's rare for week-long events tocontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 21

It's Week 21. Some of us have started playoffs this week or are in the last week of the regular season! Regardless of your situation, this is the home stretch and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason. Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wirecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Deeper League Adds for Week 21

It's the last week before most playoffs start, and whether you're looking to fight your way into a playoff spot, or pickup someone for a deep run, we've got you covered. Here are today's Week 21 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. Deep League Adds for Week 21 Denzel Valentine, SG/SF, Chicago Bulls (15% Owned in Yahoo! Leagues) Justin Holiday has finally fallen close to out of the rotation, picking up DNP-CDscontinue reading...

Rudy Gay (SF/PF, SA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 46% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Rudy Gay returned from a heel injury on Feb. 23, and has played sparingly in five games since. However, he has made the most of his playing time, scoring in double figures in back-to-back games despite playing just 50 total minutes. The 31-year-old has battled injuries his whole career and has only appeared in 69 games over the last two seasons, so hecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 21

Welcome to our Week 21 waiver wire rankings for all of you fantasy basketball owners. There's always an opportunity on the waiver wire for your fantasy basketball teams. Consider this your weekly quick-hit list of 8-to-10 players to consider off the waiver wire. Keep an eye out for more in-depth waiver wire analysis and columns coming in the next few days. But for now, hopefully this helps fantasy owners out therecontinue reading...

Week 21 Essentials - Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire

Congratulations are in order in making this far into the season, as we head to the final week of the regular season in most formats. We wish everyone the best of luck in your upcoming playoffs and may the odds forever be in your favor! As a reminder for most leagues, fantasy playoffs will begin on Week 21 which begins March 12th. Drop the dead weight, make an effort to improve your team by maximizing yourcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 21 (March 5 - March 11)

This is it! Everything we have worked for this whole season is coming to a culmination in Week 21. Some leagues have already started their playoffs, but in most leagues, Week 21 is the Regular season finale. For those of us in the hunt, it's the last chance to make the playoffs. For those lucky enough to have already secured a spot, it's a chance to pick up the best seed possible and improve thecontinue reading...

Dwight Powell (PF/C, DAL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Dwight Powell is enjoying something of a breakout late in his fourth NBA season. The 26-year-old averaged 13.4 points (59.2 percent shooting) and 8.4 rebounds in February. He capped off the month with a monster showing against the Thunder on Wednesday in which he posted 21 points on 10-of-13 from the floor with eight rebounds, three assists and three steals across a career-highcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 20

The trade deadline has passed, the All-Star break is over. Now comes the sprint. Just a little over 20 games remains in the NBA, which means the frenzy will pick up in fantasy basketball circles. Don't hesitate. Don't react. It's important to gain an edge. Fantasy owners should get very active on the waiver wire because by this point, the only uncertainties are young players who are getting more playing time, or bench players thrusted intocontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 20

It's Week 20.  We're in the home stretch of the regular season and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason. Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts into positions, and instead, we're separating them into of league -- standard, shallow, deep, etc. The NBAcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Deeper League Adds for Week 20

We're hitting the part of the season where tanking teams are starting to show their hand, and that usually leads to a fantasy goldmine with young players on those tanking teams getting a chance at starters minutes. Let's take a look at some pickups as we gear up for the playoffs. Here are today's Week 20 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. Deep League Adds for Week 20 Skal Labissiere, PF/C, Sacramento Kings (13% Ownedcontinue reading...

Week 20 Essentials - Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire

NBA is back in full swing, as we enter the most crucial time of the year for fantasy hoops. It was a nice refresher to get a two-week break, but it's officially crunch time. As a reminder for most leagues, fantasy playoffs will begin on Week 21 which begins March 12th. Drop the dead weight, make an effort to improve your team via trades / waiver wire. Don't be attached to short-term pick ups when therecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 20

Welcome to our Week 20 waiver wire rankings for all of you fantasy basketball owners. There's always an opportunity on the waiver wire for your fantasy basketball teams. Consider this your weekly quick-hit list of 8-to-10 players to consider off the waiver wire. Keep an eye out for more in-depth waiver wire analysis and columns coming in the next few days. But for now, hopefully this helps fantasy owners out therecontinue reading...

Bogdan Bogdanovic (SG/SF, SAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 43% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Bogdan Bogdanovic is making the most of his first opportunity in the NBA. Since the beginning of January, he is playing just shy of 30 minutes per contest, averaging 13.3 points on 45.7 percent from the floor, 44.1 percent from beyond the arc and 92.3 percent from the stripe. He’s also tacked on 3.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 0.9 steals over that span.continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 19

A little over 20 games remain in the NBA, once the league resumes from the All-Star break. More than likely you like (or hate) your fantasy basketball team and are searching the waiver wire for one of two things: either someone who comes on late from out of nowhere, or a gang of players to stream based on matchups. This week's Standard League Adds focus on young players who should receive an increase in minutes and thus acontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 19

It's Week 19 (or still "week 18" where this week and last are both the part of the same H2H matchup).  The All-Star break is officially over and that means we're just a few weeks away from fantasy playoffs. We're in the home stretch of the season and working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason.   Here are some interesting adds that cancontinue reading...

Three-Man Weave: Fantasy Basketball's Future

When the NBA resumes after the all-star break, the entire league will go from pause to a full sprint. While some teams jockey for playoff position, others will already begin planning for the offseason. It is here where fantasy basketball's future and present collide. Every year--like clockwork--NBA executives on losing teams make the decision to alter what each respective coach has been doing all year. Lottery teams are blown up, reshuffled, and reorganized with one specificcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 18

A lot will change after the NBA All-Star break. Young players will get more run, older players will take more rest days and certain players will come out of nowhere to win fantasy basketball championships. If your fantasy team is sitting comfortably near the top, it might be worth using a roster spot on a young talent with potential. If you're battling for a playoff, you might have to work the waiver consistently to slotcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 18

It's Week 18 – We're heading into the all star break, and the injuries keep piling up around the league. Working the waiver wire successfully in these next few weeks are key to making a strong run in the postseason.   Here are some interesting adds that can help you with your season goals. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts into positions, and instead, we're separating them into of leaguecontinue reading...

Week 18 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper League Adds

As we enter the final stretch of the season, it's almost time to find out whether certain lottery tickets pan out. Young guys who see some run can really help to round out fantasy rosters in the last few weeks of the season, and getting the jump on them is a good way to set yourself up for a playoff run. Let's take a look at some intriguing deeper league options. This column will feature onlycontinue reading...