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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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NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 21

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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...

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NBA Waiver Wire Bigs (PF, C, PF/C) for Week 20

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Willy Hernangomez (C, NY) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 41% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Willy Hernangomez didn't have too big a role on the Knicks until not that long ago. He actually averaged just 14 minutes per game in his first 41 contests this season, and even picked up a few DNPs. He did make use of the time he was given, though, recording averages of 5.6 PTS on 53.9 FG%, 5.1 REB and 0.5 BLK over thatcontinue reading...

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

OWNED IN: 36% Yahoo!

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

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

OWNED IN: 46% Yahoo!

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

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

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

OWNED IN: 31% Yahoo!

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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!

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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