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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups & Sleepers - Guards (G)

To help you dominate all of your 2018/2019 fantasy basketball leagues, below are some 2018-19 fantasy basketball guard (G) 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 guards for you to consider as 2018/2019 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 guard or adding G sleepers off the waiver wire can be a huge difference maker in fantasy leagues.


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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds for Week 24

We're down to the final week of the Fantasy Basketball season. If you're still playing after this upcoming week, you need to revisit your league's settings, because it's officially shut down season. With that said, owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of securing a win. Make use... Read More

4 weeks ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 23

Hopefully most are able to move onto the playoffs following this week. With that said, owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of advancing to the next round. Make use of the daily streaming options and do anything it takes to keep you alive week to week. It's... Read More

1 month ago

Tyus Jones (PG, MIN) - Week 23 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add-In 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of leagues ANALYSIS: Tyus Jones seems to be a different player when he is in the starting lineup compared to when he comes off the bench. When the 22-year-old comes off the bench, he appears to let the game flow dictate how he plays, but when Jones... Read More

1 month ago

Frank Jackson(PG/SG NO) - Week 23 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add-In 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of leagues ANALYSIS: Frank Jackson has been fabulous for the Pelicans over the last 10 days. The Pelicans have known that the athletic 6-foot-3 rookie point guard was an explosive scorer as he demonstrated during his one year at Duke (2016-17) and a stint with the G-League's... Read More

1 month ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 22

The fantasy basketball playoffs are here, which means the whole way you do waivers is a little different. There's no maybe I'll grab this guy in case he does well later in the year or well, I can roster this injured guy because I'll need him. No! Drop those injured guys! Only make moves that help you win... Read More

1 month ago


Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 21

We are down to the final week of the fantasy basketball season. Hopefully most are able to move onto the playoffs following this week. With that said, owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of locking in a playoff berth. Make use of the daily streaming options and... Read More

2 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 20

We're in the final stretches of the NBA fantasy season for most, as a majority of leagues will start their playoffs starting on Week 22. Owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of locking in a playoff berth. It's time to drop the dead weight and scout for... Read More

2 months ago

Avery Bradley (MEM, PG/SG) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-team leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Avery Bradley was really struggling with the Los Angeles Clippers, but he has gotten a second wind with the Memphis Grizzlies. Bradley, who was in the midst of his worst season since his rookie campaign with the Celtics, has been a pleasant surprise... Read More

2 months ago

Dion Waiters (SG,SF MIA) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-team leagues OWNED IN: 19% ANALYSIS: Dion Waiters has been excellent for the Heat since being inserted into the starting lineup. Waiters, who has been a key member of the team's bench squad after making his season debut on January 2nd, was elevated to the first unit following the trade of Tyler... Read More

2 months ago

Landry Shamet (PG, LAC) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of leagues ANALYSIS: With the glut of guards that the Clippers had when this season opened, I don't think anyone expected that a rookie they'd acquire via trade at the deadline would end up playing almost 30 minutes per game for them, but that's just what's... Read More

2 months ago


John Jenkins (SG, NYK) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of leagues ANALYSIS: John Jenkins was taken 23rd overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, and in the years since has served as a league journeyman in limited stints with the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, and now the New York Knicks. The 27-year... Read More

2 months ago

Allen Crabbe (SG/SF, BKN) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 40% of leagues ANALYSIS: Allen Crabbe reached a peak last season in terms of role-prominence for his six-year NBA career with the Portland Trailblazers and Brooklyn Nets, averaging 13.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game (all career-high figures) in 29.3 minutes per contest while also... Read More

2 months ago

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Jeremy Lin (PG/SG, TOR) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of leagues Analysis: "Linsanity" was finally able to reach a contract buyout with the Atlanta Hawks and subsequently signed on as the backup point guard for the Toronto Raptors for the post All-Star Break portion of the season behind Kyle Lowry after the organization shipped Delon Wright... Read More

2 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 18

The NBA's trade deadline changed a lot of things up this week around the league, so this week's waiver wire pickup is going to be reflective of a lot of that change, highlighting guys in new spots or guys whose spot on the depth chart has increased since Thursday. We don't have a ton of... Read More

2 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 17

Hopefully everyone enjoyed their Superbowl weekend. As we bring our attention back to the NBA, it's about to enter the last stretch of the season where owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of locking in a playoff berth. We are just a little over a month before... Read More

2 months ago


Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 16

It's about to enter the last stretch of the season where owners should be looking at every realm of possibility to improve their team's chances of locking in a playoff berth. We are just a little over a month before we head into the fantasy playoffs in most formats. It's time to drop the dead... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 15

We are past past half way into the fantasy week season, so it's critical to figure out how you can improve your team's success before it's too late. Looking into Week 15, there are a couple of must-add players that you shouldn't leave behind on your waiver wire. It's never too early to explore trades... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 14

We are just a little past half way into the fantasy week season, so it's critical to figure out how you can improve your team's success before it's too late. Looking into Week 14, there are a couple of must-add players that you shouldn't leave behind on your waiver wire. It's never too early to... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 13

It's Week 13 and an excellent time to take a step back to look over your roster. Take advantage of injuries and be sure to dump any dead weight that is negatively impacting your team. Below are our recommended waiver wire pickups for Week 13 of the fantasy basketball season, for those looking to beef up their... Read More

3 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 12

On behalf of RotoBaller, we wish everyone a Happy New Year. Looking into Week 12, the NBA was hit by the John Wall (heel) season-ending injury news on Saturday, so owners should be picking up Tomas Satoransky almost everywhere before they continue reading. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances,... Read More

4 months ago


Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 11

On behalf of RotoBaller, we wish everyone a Merry Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Looking into Week 11, It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents in... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 10

Looking ahead into Week 10, we're just about halfway into the fantasy basketball season. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents in all your fantasy leagues.... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 9

Looking ahead into Week 9, owners should have a slight idea of what their team's strengths and weaknesses are. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 8

Looking ahead into Week 8, owners should have a slight idea of what their team's strengths and weaknesses are. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 7

Hopefully, everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Looking ahead into Week 7, owners should have a slight idea of what their team's strengths and weaknesses are. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you... Read More

5 months ago


Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 6

Looking ahead into Week 6, owners should have a slight idea of what their team's strengths and weaknesses are. It's never too early to explore trades to boost your team's chances, especially in head-to-head leagues. With that said, we're here to bless you all with everything you guys need to stay ahead of your opponents... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 5

Another week of NBA action is upon us, and there are things happening, including whatever the Carmelo Anthony situation is in Houston, and the Jimmy Butler trade, and the Kings continuing to be not bad. It's a weird week! You can find a long breakdown of the 76ers and Timberwolves on the site today from... Read More

5 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 4

The fourth week of the NBA season is already upon us! If you're here to read Dicky Fung's great column about who to add on waivers for the week ahead, I have some bad news, which is that I'm filling in for Dicky this week. But it's okay -- he'll be back for next week.... Read More

5 months ago

Malik Monk (SG, CHA) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-14 team leagues / if you need three-pointers OWNED IN: 23% of leagues ANALYSIS: Malik Monk is coming off of an up-and-down rookie campaign and is looking to cement his role with the Hornets as a sophomore. Monk will have to compete with Jeremy Lamb and Nic Batum for minutes at... Read More

6 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 3

Looking ahead into Week 3, the injury bug has been spreading across the association. Key guys like James Harden and Devin Booker are dealing with hamstring injuries. Kevin Love is battling a leg injury, and Anthony Davis (elbow) was a late scratch Saturday night as well. Unfortunately, Injuries are part of fantasy and the only way... Read More

6 months ago


P.J. Tucker (PF/SF, HOU) - Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of leagues ANALYSIS: It has not been a great start to the season for the Houston Rockets, who currently sit at 1-4 and just a half-game out of last place in the West. (A spot occupied by the Suns, who have a pair of guys from... Read More

6 months ago

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Week 3 NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 14+ Team Leagues (Especially in Category Leagues) OWNED IN: 27% of leagues ANALYSIS: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has become an intriguing waiver wire add for those looking to find stat-stuffing potential. The 20-year-old is averaging 8.3 points a game on 48.8% shooting while adding in 3.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 0.4 threes, 1.0 steals and... Read More

6 months ago

Marcus Morris (SF/PF, BOS) - Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 48% of leagues ANALYSIS: Marcus Morris has gotten off to a hot start to the 2018-19 season coming off of the bench for the Celtics. Morris has seen an average of 25.4 minutes per game through the team's first six outings, and while he's been effective, it's... Read More

6 months ago

Damyean Dotson (SG, NYK) - Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-14 Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of leagues ANALYSIS: The New York Knicks seem like they will be tanking this season, which could be great news for Dotson's playing time. After two DNP's to open the year, Dotson has played no less than 22 minutes in each of the Knicks' last... Read More

6 months ago

Monte Morris (PG, DEN) - Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-14 Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of leagues ANALYSIS: Monte Morris has been thrust into a big role for the Nuggets as the team is dealing with injuries to Will Barton and Isaiah Thomas. Morris will be utilized in his role for at least a few more weeks as the aforementioned... Read More

6 months ago


Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 2

With a fantastic (and dramatic) start to the NBA season, we look forward into Week 2. 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 2 of... Read More

6 months ago

Iman Shumpert (SG/SF, SAC) - Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Very Deep Leagues (16-to-20 Teams) OWNED IN: 8% of leagues ANALYSIS: Iman Shumpert exploded on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder, posting 26 points, three rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks on 9-for-13 shooting and 4-for-5 from the charity stripe. Shumpert started the game for the Kings as a one-game... Read More

6 months ago

Justin Holiday (SG/SF, CHI) - Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-Team Leagues (if need 3PM) OWNED IN: 14% of leagues ANALYSIS: Justin Holiday looks to be in store for another strong campaign during the 2018 to 2019 season. The 29-year-old has posted an average of 32.5 minutes per game to begin the year and should continue a similar trajectory throughout the season. Holiday... Read More

6 months ago

Rodney McGruder (SG, MIA) - Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of leagues ANALYSIS: Rodney McGruder has been pushed into an early season role for the Miami Heat because of injuries to Justise Winslow (hamstring), Wayne Ellington (ankle) and Dion Waiters (ankle). Winslow and Ellington are expected to be back shortly, and Waiters status remains unknown as... Read More

6 months ago

Malik Monk (PG/SG, CHA) - Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of leagues ANALYSIS: After a dreadful 2017/2018 rookie season, Malik Monk is beginning to make himself invaluable for the Charlotte Hornets. The Kentucky product averaged only 6.7 points per game during his first year, which included contributing only one rebound and 1.4 assists in 13.5 minutes... Read More

6 months ago