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

To help you dominate all of your 2017/2018 fantasy basketball leagues, below are some 2017-18 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 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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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: 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 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...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 8

Welcome to our Week 8 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...

Fantasy Basketball Week 8 Waiver Wire and Buy/Sell

We are officially in December and the fantasy season continues to breeze into the holiday season. As a reminder, it takes a bit of luck to win in fantasy leagues, so don't be too discouraged by the recent outburst of injuries if your team is still in good shape in terms of standings. Don't instantly just drop a player with value before you know the full diagnoses. Most of the times, patience pays off. The injuries acrosscontinue reading...

NBA Weekly Streamers for Week 8 (12/4-12/10)

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 Waiver Wire Pickups: Deeper League Adds (Week 7)

Another week. Another injury. Another disappointing player. Another disappointed owner. New week. New values on the wire. New players will get a chance to shine. New opportunity for owners to hit a home run with a free agent. Want to be one of them? Keep reading. Here are today's Week 7 deeper league waiver wire pickups for your fantasy basketball teams. The Clippers lose another starter! Who will fill Griffin's shoes? After Danilo Gallinari, Milos Teodosic and continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire: Standard League Adds Week 7

Week 7 – tired of scouring the waiver wire and comparing stats to decide who is worth one of your valuable adds? Well, fret no more, that’s what we’re here for. This week, we’ve got three different types of players who can contribute to your roster and bring solidify your team with weekly consistency. This year, we're tossing out our old convention of separating waiver wire posts into positions, and instead, we're separating them into ofcontinue reading...

Lance Stephenson (SG/SF, IND) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 21% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Just three years removed from being the No. 2 scoring option on a championship-contending Indiana team, Lance Stephenson was almost out of the league in 2016, appearing in just 18 total games for three different clubs. Now, the 27-year-old has rejoined the Pacers, and has carved out a solid role for himself. He is averaging 7.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting with 5.1continue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Rankings for Week 7

Welcome to our Week 7 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...

Wayne Ellington (SG/SF, MIA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 16% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Wayne Ellington has carved out a solid role for himself in Miami, averaging 19 minutes off the bench. The 29-year-old journeyman has totaled 70 points on 21-of-36 shooting over his last four games, with 20 made three-pointers over that span-- he’s only attempted one shot from inside the arc. While this pace is guaranteed to slow down, Ellington can hit threes in bunchescontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Week 7 Waiver Wire and Buy/Sell

On behalf of the RotoBaller staff, we wish everyone had a happy Thanksgiving holiday. We are approaching December, and fantasy hoops is in full swing. We have hit about one third of the fantasy basketball season and injuries continue to pile up across the league, as All-Stars Paul Millsap (wrist) and John Wall (knee) will look at extended absences. Keep an eye on the trade rumors surrounding continue reading...

Tim Frazier (PG/SG, WAS) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 10% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Tim Frazier recently slid into the Wizards’ starting lineup with John Wall sidelined with a knee injury. The 27-year-old is averaging just 3.6 points on the year, but he put up 11 points on 4-for-9 shooting with three rebounds, two assists and two steals across 28 minutes in a start against the Trailblazers on Nov. 25. He should remain incontinue reading...

NBA Waiver Wire Pickups: Deeper League Adds (Week 6)

The injuries have definitely reshaped the NBA since the beginning of the season. Too many decent players are going down and that's a real shame. But one man's bad luck means a golden opportunity for another. And it's the same in fantasy basketball as well. So all of us in deep leagues have to pay close attention to the injuries and those who benefit from them, as they can be very valuable pickups for our teamscontinue reading...

Mario Chalmers (PG/SG, MEM) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 27% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Mario Chalmers began the season as Memphis’ backup point guard, but an injury to Mike Conley has thrust him into a starting role. The 31-year-old has managed 12.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.9 steals per 36 minutes so far this year, so an increase in playing time should yield respectable overall numbers. Chalmers contributes across the board andcontinue reading...

Spencer Dinwiddie (PG, BKN) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 59% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Spencer Dinwiddie has seen a boost in playing time over the last week with D’Angelo Russell sidelined, eclipsing 30 minutes in each of his last three games. The 24-year-old has totaled 58 points and 27 assists over that span, knocking down 17 of his 41 shot attempts in the process. The Nets currently lack a go-to scorer, so Dinwiddie could become that playercontinue reading...

Fantasy Basketball Week 6 Breakouts and Waiver Wire

Week 5 is in the rear-view mirror as we continue to cruise through the fantasy hoops season. As a reminder to teams who are struggling, owners who has been following up to their team's struggles should have an understanding of what they're missing,or why exactly they're losing. The early-hot starts from certain players have likely regressed to their mean, as slow starters has also begun to climb back up the rankings. It's time to evaluate yourcontinue reading...

Denzel Valentine (SG/SF, CHI) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 28% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Denzel Valentine has carved out a much larger role in his second season, averaging just under 27 minutes over the first month. He’s scored 10.7 points per game on 38.7 percent from the floor with 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists. The 24-year-old needs to improve his shooting — he’s shot 30 percent or worse in six of his 14 games played this yearcontinue reading...