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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. 

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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds by NBA Position

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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...

Fred VanVleet (PG, TOR) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 17% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Fred VanVleet has carved himself a nice bench role in Toronto, averaging just north of 20 minutes per game since the start of December. Over that span, he has posted 9.3 points on 45.6 percent shooting with 3.2 assists, sprinkling in some steals and burying three-pointers at a 43.5 percent clip. The soon-to-be 24-year-old has scored in double figures in eight of hiscontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 18/19 (Feb 12 - Feb 25)

If you have an open Streaming spot or two on your roster and are pondering over who to pick up from the scarce quality on your Waiver Wire, this article may help you make the right decisions. We will look at daily games played, see which teams to target and which to avoid and then analyze which players from those teams could prove to be this weeks matchup winners for the owner who was insightfulcontinue reading...

Week 18/19 Fantasy Basketball - Waiver Wire and Buy/Sell (All-Star Edition)

All-Star weekend is just around the corner, and it's an exciting for all NBA fans as we approach the weekend. In case you didn't know, this year's All-Star game will feature a different format, in which the captains (LeBron James & Stephen Curry) has selected members to be on their teams. It also gives some fantasy owners a time to regroup and use the extra time to reevaluate theircontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings - Trade Deadline Edition

Welcome to our post trade deadline 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 outcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 17

By the time you read this, your favorite fantasy basketball player may be suiting up for another team. The trade deadline is here in the NBA and while stars are moved and other players roles are massaged, there will be other--younger--players whose responsibilities increase. Whether it's the front office wanting to see what kind of player they got in this year's draft, or a team shipped its best player and is just phoning it incontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 17

Welcome to our Week 17 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 outcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow League Adds for Week 17

It's Week 17 – We're a few weeks away from fantasy playoffs, 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 ofcontinue reading...

Kyle Anderson (SG/SF, SA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 34% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: With Kawhi Leonard sidelined indefinitely, Kyle Anderson has become a permanent fixture in the Spurs’ starting lineup. The 24-year-old has seen at least 20 minutes in 46 of his 47 games played this year, and is averaging just under 28 minutes with 7.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists since returning from a knee injury in late December. Those numberscontinue reading...

Week 17 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper League Adds

We are sitting 2 days away from the NBA trade deadline, and it's high time to make some speculative pickups based on what we expect from the next 2 days. Let's take a look at some deep league pickups for the week before the all-star break. This column will feature only players owned 15% or fewer fantasy leagues. Here are today's Week 17 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. Deep League Adds for Week 17 continue reading...

Week 17 Fantasy Basketball - Waiver Wire and Buy/Sell

Happy Super Bowl Sunday everyone. This week's column will be shorter than usual, with the anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday and my recent schedule. One quick reminder for this upcoming week: With the Thursday trading deadline looming, you should be saving your weekly adds up until Thursday, especially if your league has a limit on weekly acquisitions. Chances are there's going to be a couple of trades that could have major fantasy implications. As a remindercontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 17 (Feb 5 - Feb 11)

If you have an open Streaming spot or two on your roster and are pondering over who to pick up from the scarce quality on your Waiver Wire, this article may help you make the right decisions. We will look at daily games played, see which teams to target and which to avoid and then analyze which players from those teams could prove to be this weeks matchup winners for the owner who was insightfulcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 16

The first big move ahead of the trade deadline rocked the NBA on Monday, when Blake Griffin was traded to the Pistons. Luckily for fantasy basketball owners, it shouldn't do much to the primary names involved. Griffin will still be the main option in Detroit, and Tobias Harris should continue to get the looks he became accustomed to while with the Pistons. This won't be the only trade, so fantasy ownerscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 16)

It's Week 16 – we're approaching all star weekend, and the injuries keep piling up around the league. The waiver wire is flowing powerfully right now, and there are some interesting adds that can help you secure your playoff spot. 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 NBA is trending to positionless basketball, socontinue reading...

Week 16 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper League Adds

This week was a week of depressing season ending injuries. We pray for speedy recoveries for Mike Conley, Andre Roberson and Boogie Cousins, and hope they can come back strong from their upcoming rehabs. Unfortunately, the fantasy world needs to move on, and when a guy gets hit with a season-ender, it opens up opportunity for waiver pickups, and getting the jump on the correct pickups can change the outlookcontinue reading...

Montrezl Harrell (PF/C, LAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 11% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Montrezl Harrell saw an uptick in playing time and production when Blake Griffin was sidelined with a knee injury throughout December, and maintained a role in the Clippers’ rotation upon Griffin’s return. Now, with Los Angeles’ star forward being shipped off to Detroit, Harrell should once again receive a boost in usage. The 24-year-old is averaging 10.7 points on 60continue reading...

Week 16 Fantasy Basketball - Waiver Wire and Buy/Sell

Week 15 was absolutely devastating to some owners, as the biggest news this week was the season-ending injury to New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (torn Achilles tendon). It's a crushing blow for owners who own Boogie, one of the most dominant players in fantasy hoops. There's just no silver living at all whatsoever, as it's impossible to replace the level of consistency and production from the Pelicans big man. The Achillescontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 16 (Jan 29 - Feb 4)

If you have an open Streaming spot or two on your roster and are pondering over who to pick up from the scarce quality on your Waiver Wire, this article may help you make the right decisions. We will look at daily games played, see which teams to target and which to avoid and then analyze which players from those teams could prove to be this weeks matchup winners for the owner who was insightfulcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 15

The trade deadline is fast approaching and new names are popping up in trade rumors daily. There will be people dealt and fantasy teams shaken. If someone you own is traded, make sure you do your due diligence before making any rash decisions. While that seems like pretty basic advice, people panicking in fantasy sports is as common as Blake Griffin missing extended time due to injury. As for this column, as wecontinue reading...

Week 15 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper League Adds

The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, and this means some more opportunity to be found for players on the wire. While you shouldn't give up too much to acquire a player on pure speculation for a potential trade, treating a pickup as a lottery ticket if you have the roster room can really end up being a strong play, and it's good to know who to target in case. This column will feature only playerscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 15)

It's Week 15 – we're a few weeks away from playoffs and now is the time to shape your roster for that postseason run.  The waiver wire is flowing powerfully right now, and there are some potential adds that can help you get the extra edge this week. 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.continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 15

Welcome to our Week 15 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 there looking to beef up their fantasycontinue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 15 and Buy/Sell

Week 14 has officially wrapped up as we continue to itch closer to fantasy playoffs. 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 there is a hot player with a better outlook. Be wary of weekly streaming options and stay ahead of yourcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 15 (Jan 22th - Jan 28st)

As promised last week, I'm keeping the insightful intro my mate and chief NBA editor here at RotoBaller Trevor passed on as a legacy. I'dd just like to add that we will be focusing a bit more on deeper league adds, as those players are bit more tricky to find compared to the more obvious options available in shallower leagues. This year we'll take more of a holistic approach to streaming, by providing a weekly overviewcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 14

The NBA has reached its midway point for the season, and soon teams will have to decide how they will proceed. Will rebuilding teams turn to their younger players and bench veteran starters to not only evaluate their talent but also improve their lottery odds? Will those same teams look to trade assets for more draft picks, in turn, providing even more playing time for those left on their respective rosters? How will those traded atcontinue reading...

Yogi Ferrell (PG/SG, DAL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 24% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Yogi Ferrell has recently been starting alongside Dennis Smith Jr. in a two-point guard set for the Mavericks. Over his last three games, the 24-year-old guard has averaged 16.0 points on 18-of-33 shooting with 7.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in just over 37 minutes per contest. Ferrell should continue to see quality playing time, and is worthy of a rostercontinue reading...

Week 14 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Shallow League Adds

It's Week 14– we're officially halfway through the season, and more opportunities to produce are opening up around the league. The waiver wire is flowing powerfully right now, and there are some interesting adds that can give you the extra edge against your opponents. 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 NBA is trendingcontinue reading...

Week 14 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deeper League Adds

We are now in the 14th week of the fantasy season, and it's down to the final stretch, with 6 weeks left in most standard leagues. This time of year is stash season, and it's time to take those shots at the lottery tickets that can help swing a league come playoff time. Let's take a look at what's available in the deepest of leagues. This column will feature only players owned 15% or fewer fantasy leagues. continue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 14 and Buy/Sell

Week 13 has officially wrapped up as we continue to itch closer to fantasy playoffs. 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 there is a hot player with a better outlook. Be wary of weekly streaming options and stay ahead of yourcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 14 (Jan 15th - Jan 21st)

Hey there our dear RotoBallers. I'm taking over the Weekly Streamers column for Ray who's done a magnificent job and helped us out a lot with his streaming analysis and advice for the past few weeks. Countless close matchups have gone our way because of you Ray, thank you mate! Below you will find my fantasy basketball streamers for Week 14. I absolutely love the intro to the article which I inherited as it is spot on socontinue reading...

Bogdan Bogdanovic (SG, SAC) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of leagues ANALYSIS: Rookie guard Bogdan Bogdanovic has seen a steady rise in his minutes the last three weeks with the Sacramento Kings. The Serbian native is averaging 30 minutes a game this month after averaging 28 last month. Before that, he was seeing under 25 a game, but greater results have driven his rise in playing time. After averaging 11 points, three rebounds and three assistscontinue reading...

Gerald Green (SG/SF, HOU) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 54% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: With James Harden sidelined with a hamstring injury, Gerald Green has stepped into a much larger role for the Rockets. In five games without Harden, the 31-year-old is averaging 21.0 points on 49.3 percent shooting with 26 three-pointers made. Harden may return as early as Monday, Jan. 15 against the Clippers, but Green has seemingly earned himself more playing time going forward.continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Pickups: Deep League Adds for Week 13

As injuries and ineffectiveness cause shakeups around the league, it’s time to keep a sharper eye on the wire, especially in deeper leagues. Take a look at Delon Wright. If you grabbed Wright last week, Lowry’s unfortunate injury has opened a new door for him to showcase what he can do in a larger role, and his ownership percentage has surged to 34%. The top-75 production Wright looks to return will helpcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds for Week 13

Injuries to stars have allowed lesser used players to make major dividends in fantasy basketball. Heading into Week 13, you can still find major help on the wire in the starting five, the bench, as well as injury replacements. 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 13 E'Twuan Moore PG/SG/SF  New Orleanscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 13)

It's Week 13 – we're inching closer and closer to playoffs and the injuries keep piling up around the league. With injuries, come more opportunity and the waiver wire is flowing powerfully right now. Here are some interesting adds that can help you deal with them or get an edge on your opponents. 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...