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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups & Sleepers - Forwards (F)

To help you dominate all of your 2016/2017 fantasy basketball leagues, below are some 2017-18 fantasy basketball forward (F) 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 forwards for you to consider as 2017/2018 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 forward or adding F sleepers off the waiver wire can be a huge difference maker in fantasy leagues.


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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 1

YES! The NBA season is BACK and on behalf of RotoBaller, we're super excited to kick off the 2018-2019 season and bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents in all your fantasy leagues. Below are our recommended waiver wire pickups for Week 1 of the fantasy basketball season, for those looking to beef up their teams. These next couple of weeks is absolutely critical to your season, where you cancontinue reading...

Overvalued Players in Yahoo's Fantasy Basketball Rankings

We all depend on fantasy sites' rankings. Some use them and them alone to measure a player's value and figure out when to target him in the draft. Others just consult them to see a point of view of others and compare them to their own. But the truth is, no matter how confident we are in our fantasy knowledge, when a well-known and respected fantasy NBA website like Yahoo has a big difference incontinue reading...

Undervalued Players on Yahoo's Fantasy Basketball Rankings

Every NBA season gives us a couple of diamonds in the rough. A few guys who are being slightly or heavily overlooked by most. Those are the guys who fall to us in the draft, kill their ADP and bring us that much closer to our top priority in life - winning our NBA fantasy league. Let's not kid ourselves, those bragging rights are very important. Throwing our success in our friends' faces is one ofcontinue 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 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 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...

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...

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: 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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...