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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups & Sleepers - Centers (C)

To help you dominate all of your 2016/2017 fantasy basketball leagues, below are some 2016-17 fantasy basketball guard (G) center sleepers & waiver wire pickups to consider adding to your fantasy basketball teams. 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 centers for you to consider as 2016/2017 draft sleepers, ADP values, or hot pickups off the waiver wire once the season starts - every single day of the fantasy basketball preseason and season. Drafting the right undervalued center or adding C sleepers off the waiver wire can be a huge difference maker in fantasy leagues.

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Fantasy Basketball Draft Sleepers & Waiver Wire by NBA Position

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Channing Frye (PF/C, CLE) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 36% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Having a pure shooter like Channing Frye at the center spot could be very valuable. He has suddenly become fantasy-relevant with the news that Kevin Love will be out approximately six weeks. Even if the Cavaliers add Andrew Bogut, it appears Frye is their short-term solution alongside

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NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 18)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are my Weekcontinue reading...

Willie Cauley-Stein (PF/C, SAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 46% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: The Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans, leaving a huge hole in the frontcourt for Sacramento. Willie Cauley-Stein, the sixth pick of the 2015 draft, is almost certain to get a lot more playing time going forward. He was only playing 13 minutes per game so far this season, but that

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NBA Waiver Wire (Week 18): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 18

Two trades in the previous week saw some big men switch sides and that opened up some opportunities for guys who are on the waiver wire in most leagues to become more than just blimps on fantasy radars. All three of the players who we'll be talking about today have benefited from trades their teams made recently and we will be taking a look at their potential outlook for the remainder of the season, consideringcontinue reading...

Kelly Olynyk (C, BOS) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 31% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Kelly Olynyk started the season on the sidelines with a nagging shoulder injury, but has been able to stay on the court for the most part of late, and has played really well. In his last eight games, he has amassed averages of 12.4 points on 61.2% shooting, 6.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.6 steals

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Alex Len (PF/C, PHO) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 31% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Alex Len is averaging 7.3 PTS on 50.5 FG%, 6.3 REB and 1.3 BLK so far this season for the Suns. Those numbers are a bit underwhelming for those who had high expectations for him this season. The main reason for that is his low playing time. Len has been battling it out with

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NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 17)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are my Weekcontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 17

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 17 of the NBA season. Post-Week 16 Fantasy Basketball Risers RISER - Andrew Wiggins (G/F, MIN) Since Zach LaVinecontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 17

There's not too much talent left in the free agent pool at the center position if you're in a deep league is there? But that's no reason to stop looking! If you're still searching for an uncut diamond in the pits of the waiver wire we will try to provide you with just the right tools to scope him out. We will be taking a look at some potential Week 17 waiver wire pickups for powercontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 16)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are my Weekcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 16): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 16

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 16 of the NBA season. Post-Week 15 Fantasy Basketball Risers RISER - Blake Griffin (F/C, LAC) The Chris Paulcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 16

Need a tall player for your team? If you've been searching for bigs this season the waiver wire has been slim pickings. If you don't act on time, you could miss out on the little talent that is to be found there. But fear not! You're not alone. In the previous weeks we have been featuring a lot of centers not available in most deeper leagues. You can read more about the likes and future outlooks ofcontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 15)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are my Weekcontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 15): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Ivica Zubac (C, LAL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 31% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Ivica Zubac didn't have much space in the Lakers’ rotation in the beginning of the season, playing in just seven of their first 42 games. But he has now appeared in eight straight games, and has turned a few heads doing it. In his last two games, he has scored 14.0 points on 42.3% from the field

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Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 15

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 15 of the NBA season. Post-Week 14 Fantasy Basketball Risers RISER - Robert Covington (SF/PF, PHI) Over the last seven games, Robert Covingtoncontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 15

If you have some dead weight on your roster and could use a center to better fill that spot you're in the right place. We will be taking a look at some potential Week 15 waiver wire pickups for power forwards and centers who should help your team become even more competitive. This year, RotoBaller is separating its waiver wire recommendations by position a little differently.  In our three position breakdowns, we'll be separating players into GUARDS, including pointcontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 14)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are mycontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 14): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 14

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 14 of the NBA season. Editor's Note: Our industry-leading NBA DFS Lineup Optimizer/Generator tool helps you build winning DFScontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 14

If you're in the market for a center and are searching your waiver wire hoping to pick up someone who will make it worth your while you're in the right place. We will be taking a look at some potential Week 14 waiver wire pickups for power forwards and centers who should help your team become even more competitive. This year, RotoBaller is separating its waiver wire recommendations by position a little differently.  In our three positioncontinue reading...

Kelly Olynyk (C, BOS) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 28% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Kelly Olynyk is on the verge of pushing his way into the starting lineup with a pair of big games this past week. The former Zag scored 26 against the Hawks, followed by 15 against the Hornets. He also gathered 17 boards in those two games. It has taken him some time to work his way

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NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 13)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are mycontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 13): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Kelly Olynyk (C, BOS) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 24% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: In seven games played in 2017, Kelly Olynyk is averaging 12.3 PTS with 1.7 3PM on 56.1 FG% and 64.3 FT%, 6.0 REB, 3.3 AST, 0.4 STL, 0.7 BLK and 1.0 TO in 24 minutes a game. This includes a strong showing on Jan. 13 against the Hawks in which Olynyk hit 9-of-11 from the field, 4-of-5 from

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Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 13

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 13 of the NBA season. Editor's Note: New users that sign up on FantasyAces, make a $20 deposit,continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 13

Today we are looking into some potential Week 13 waiver wire pickups for power forwards and centers. These NBA players might fit well with your lineups and are sitting on the waiver wire in about a half or more of the Yahoo! leagues. So if you're in the market for a big to help your team fill out it's needs, one of the players from this article might just be what you're looking for. This year, RotoBaller is separating itscontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 12)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are mycontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 12): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Mike Muscala (PF/C, ATL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14- and 16-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 7% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: The Hawks traded Jeff Teague this summer and have just completed a trade sending Kyle Korver to Cleveland, so it seems Atlanta is in rebuild mode. Its star player, Paul Millsap, can opt out of his contract at the end of this season and will soon turn 32, so the Hawks are expected to try

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Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 12

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers in the top-100 heading into Week 12 of the NBA season. Editor's Note: New users that sign up on FantasyAces, make a $20 deposit,continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 12

This year, RotoBaller is separating its waiver wire recommendations by position a little differently.  In our three position breakdowns, we'll be separating players into GUARDS, including point guards (PG), shooting guards (SG), and combo guards (PG/SG); WINGS, including small forwards (SF), swing men (SG/SF), and small ball fours (SF/PF); and BIGS, including power forwards (PF), centers (C), and bigs who play both front court spots (PF/C). Today we are looking into some potential Week 12 waiver wire pickupscontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 11)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are mycontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire (Week 11): H2H Offensive Category Streamers

It's never too early to start streaming. Whether you have an opening due to an injury, you auction-drafted a crew of stars and scrubs, or you just didn't bother putting any effort into your last couple draft picks, you probably have a player or two on your team who isn't must-own. You're better off using that roster spot to stream players to eke out wins in close categories in your weekly head-to-head matchups. This year, RotoBallercontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Risers and Fallers for NBA Week 11

Throughout the season, players get hot and see an increased role while others struggle and fight to stay relevant. Experienced fantasy players know this happens every year. In this weekly column, we’ll showcase those who have taken important steps forward and those who have taken steps back. These are the risers and fallers heading into Week 11 of the NBA season. Editor's Note: New users that sign up on FantasyAces, make a $20 deposit, and enter anycontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 11

This year, RotoBaller is separating its waiver wire recommendations by position a little differently.  In our three position breakdowns, we'll be separating players into GUARDS, including point guards (PG), shooting guards (SG), and combo guards (PG/SG); WINGS, including small forwards (SF), swing men (SG/SF), and small ball fours (SF/PF); and BIGS, including power forwards (PF), centers (C), and bigs who play both front court spots (PF/C). Today we are looking into some potential Week 11 waiver wire pickupscontinue reading...

NBA Bench Risers: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Fantasy Basketball (Week 10)

NBA teams have a multitude of players coming off the bench, each with a unique role to fill. As a fantasy owner, you need to decide which of those players can contribute across multiple categories and have the potential to make the most of their time on the court. To find bench players that can contribute more than just energy and defense during their time on the court, I will analyze usage rate and Per 36 statistics. Below are mycontinue reading...

Jon Leuer (PF/C, DET) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues

OWNED IN: 51% Yahoo!

ANALYSIS: Jon Leuer started the season as a backup in the Detroit Pistons’ rotation. Two months later and his good play earned him a start in his last game. Detroit is on a five-game losing streak and coach Stan Van Gundy is trying to shake up his team. Leuer was the first choice to help that process, as he

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