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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 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...

Reggie Bullock (SG/SF, DET) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 10% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Reggie Bullock has become a staple in the Pistons’ rotation, averaging just over 30 minutes across his last 11 games. The 26-year-old wing has scored in double figures nine times in that span, connecting on 57 of his 95 shot attempts (60 percent). As long as he is producing at an efficient rate, the five-year veteran will continue to see quality playing timecontinue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 13 and Buy/Sell

Week 12 is in the books and we're flying into Week 13. For most, fantasy playoffs are a lock, while others are still trying to figure out ways to improve their squad. Our staff at RotoBaller has great insight and daily columns how to improve your squad and tips to make your team successful, be sure to check them out! In case you haven't been following closely, we're just past halfway into the fantasy season. Yourcontinue reading...

Tyus Jones (PG, MIN) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of leagues ANALYSIS: An NCAA national champion with Duke three years ago, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Tyus Jones has been thrust into the starting lineup following Jeff Teague’s injury. The 29-year-old may miss up to a month with a sprained left knee. As a result, Jones has been averaging over 30 minutes of action the past four games, averaging just a little bit everything.continue reading...

Ish Smith (PG, DET) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of leagues ANALYSIS: Currently sixth in the Eastern Conference playoff standings, the Detroit Pistons were dealt a considerable blow when starting point guard Reggie Jackson went down with an ankle sprain. He’s not expected back until after the All-Star break, meaning backup Ish Smith has been catapulted to the starting lineup. The 29-year-old was the regular starting point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers twocontinue reading...

De'Aaron Fox (PG, SAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: After missing two weeks with a right quadriceps injury, De’Aaron Fox returned to the floor against the Hornets Tuesday night, dropping 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting with three rebounds, four assists and a steal across 33 minutes. The 20-year-old rookie is averaging just under 10 points and four assists on the year, but has scored in double figures in 11 of the 19 games in whichcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 12

Welcome to our Week 12 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 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 Waiver Wire Pickups: Deep League Adds for Week 12

We're almost at the halfway point of the season, and it's getting harder and harder to find quality options on the wire, while it's getting easier and easier to cut bait on dead weight. Everyone in your league is probably thinking the same way, so it's time to look deeper and deeper for those guys that everyone's missed. This column will feature only players owned 25% or fewer fantasy leagues. Here are today's Week 12 deeper league waiver wire pickups forcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Pickups: Shallow League Adds for Week 12

It's Week 12 – we're reaching the stretch run, and you can't let off the gas now.  Shallow leagues have waiver wires stocked with high-performing talent because there's just not much roster space to go around. You should dump dead weight and grab production now, because the same is going to be true all year -- you'll be able to pick up someone good later, too, once your add cools off. This year, we're tossing outcontinue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 12 and Buy/Sell

Cheers to 2018, and here's hoping good fortune for every fantasy owner out there the rest of the way. The fantasy basketball season has been flying by, and it is crucial you find solutions if you are still still facing struggles. Our staff at RotoBaller has great insight and daily columns how to improve your squad and tips to make your team successful, be sure to check them out. Some injury news around the association:continue reading...

Bismack Biyombo (PF/C, ORL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 27% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Bismack Biyombo is in line for a major boost in playing time with Nikola Vucevic expected to undergo surgery on his broken hand. The 25-year-old has shown flashes of strong play -- particularly in the 2015-’16 postseason with the Raptors -- and could string together some solid performances while Vucevic is sidelined. In games in which he has seen atcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard Leagues (Week 11)

It's Week 11 – the last week of 2017, and in the spirit of the New Year, we've got a pair of young guns who are showing some promise and a journeyman point guard to consider to help you kick off the new year strong. 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 iscontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 11)

It's Week 11 – we're about halfway through the season, and the injuries keep piling up around the league. The waiver wire pipeline is flowing powerfully right now, and there are some interesting adds that can help you deal with them or take advantage. 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...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 11 (12/25-12/31)

This year we'll take more of a holistic approach to streaming, by providing a weekly overview of which teams to look at based on their schedules and what players to consider targeting in advance to maximize the bang for the buck you get out of limited weekly transactions. Streaming is just about maximizing a roster spot with whoever is available after all, it's never about targeting a specific player. Anybody can go onto their waiver wire,continue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 11 and Buy/Sell

On behalf of the RotoBaller staff, we wish everyone a Merry Christmas! Due to the holidays, I am away on a trip and this post will be more brief. If you haven't checked out our injury updates, make sure to give that a look. I also write a feature during the week on recent notable injuries and which players can benefit.  We are expanding our NBA fantasy coverage throughout the site, so be sure tocontinue reading...

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

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Caris LeVert saw an uptick in playing time towards the end of November as the Nets were plagued by injuries, fatigue and ineffectiveness, and made the most of his opportunity. The 23-year-old is averaging 12.7 points on 45.3 percent shooting with 4.7 assists and 1.5 steals over his last 13 games, accumulating more than 28 minutes per contest in that span. Even withcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard Leagues (Week 10)

It's Week 10 – and 'tis the season to devour your waiver wire for some goodies. Don't just stick your hand in blindly though, let us help you in finding the gems waiting for you out there in waiver purgatory. 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...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 10 (12/18-12/14)

This year we'll take more of a holistic approach to streaming, by providing a weekly overview of which teams to look at based on their schedules and what players to consider targeting in advance to maximize the bang for the buck you get out of limited weekly transactions. Streaming is just about maximizing a roster spot with whoever is available after all, it's never about targeting a specific player. Anybody can go onto their waiver wire,continue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 10 and Buy/Sell

We're heading into Week 10 in fantasy hoops, and we're just about halfway into the fantasy season. For most leagues, playoffs start on Week 21 on Mar. 5th and conclude on at the end of Week 24 starting on Mar. 26th. If you haven't checked out our injury updates, make sure to give that a look. I also write a feature during the week on recent notable injuries and which players can benefit. Checkcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 10)

It's Week 10 – Christmas week is here, and it is time to solidify yourself as a top team in the league. One of the best ways to do this is to take advantage of the gems laying around on the waiver wire, while everyone else stuffs their faces and unwraps present this week. This week we've got a trio of players that have likely ended up on your wire after an owner gave upcontinue reading...

Ersan Ilysova (SF/PF, ATL) - Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 40% of leagues ANALYSIS: While the Atlanta Hawks currently own the worst record in the NBA, a couple of fantasy gems can be found on the roster, with veteran forward Ersan Ilysova being one of them. While the 30-year-old is averaging eight points, four points and an assist per game, his recent form has been better, and his numbers have increased with every passing month. On Thursday night he poured incontinue reading...

Wilson Chandler (SG/SF/PF, DEN) - Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 37% of leagues ANALYSIS: Now in his 11th professional season, swingman Wilson Chandler has seen some worrying traits early on this season. Taking just eight shots per game, he’s seeing a career low in the category. The past week, however, Chandler has been more aggressive, which has resulted in an average of 16.6 points per game in three matchups against the Eastern Conference. The 30-year-old has looked morecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard Leagues (Week 9)

It's Week 9 – to cut bait, or to hold on? Many have cut bait on their mid-round players, which makes one man's trash your treasure. With injuries tearing up many fantasy squads right now, you need these middle ground guys more than ever, so take advantage of what the wire has to offer before its too late. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts into positions, and instead, we'recontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Shallow Leagues (Week 9)

It's Week 9 – the season is kicking into high gear, and hopefully, you have weathered the injury storm so far, as this is the time of year when teams begin to separate from the pack. The waiver wire pipeline is flowing powerfully right now, and there are some interesting adds that can help sustain your pace. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts into positions, and instead, we're separatingcontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 9 (12/11-12/17)

This year we'll take more of a holistic approach to streaming, by providing a weekly overview of which teams to look at based on their schedules and what players to consider targeting in advance to maximize the bang for the buck you get out of limited weekly transactions. Streaming is just about maximizing a roster spot with whoever is available after all, it's never about targeting a specific player. Anybody can go onto their waiver wire,continue reading...

NBA Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Week 9 and Buy/Sell

More bodies continue to fall across the NBA, latest being Devin Booker and Jusuf Nurkic. If you haven't checked out our injury updates, make sure to give that a look. I also write a feature during the week on recent notable injuries and which players can benefit. Check out my previous post here. We are expanding our NBA fantasy coverage throughout the site, so be sure tocontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 9

Welcome to our Week 9 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 Waiver Wire Pickups: Deeper League Adds (Week 8)

Stuck in a deep league with no talent on the wire? That guy your roster just dealt you another dud? Tired of him pissing you off and making your life difficult? Don't despair. There is value to be found on the waiver wires even in the most competitive leagues. You just have to look really hard.  Or just read this article... Here are today's Week 8 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. Need some assists? What aboutcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard Leagues (Week 8)

Week 8 – the injury bug is on a rampage this season, leaving many fantasy owners with empty hands and thinning patience. You never know when the injury bug will pop and lay its teeth into your best laid fantasy plans, which is why its always a good idea to be active on the wire. Here are three remedies for week 8. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts intocontinue reading...

Darius Miller (SG/SF, NO) - Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of leagues ANALYSISDarius Miller has slowly worked his way into seeing increased action for the New Orleans Pelicans this season. The third-year forward out of Kentucky has seen at least 21 minutes of playing time in every game since November 13th’s victory over the Atlanta Hawks, which saw him score 21 points. At this point, Miller leads the second unit for the Pelicans, having scored doublecontinue reading...