NBA Waiver Wire: Week 7
Justin Fensterman goes around the league, providing players who are worth adding to your roster.
If you have a deep bench, start looking for category specialists. There are a lot of players who will play heavy minutes because of strong perimeter play and hustle. Find players who grab a ton of steals. Defense and hustle keeps a player in the game. Don’t always focus on scoring when targeting players. There are a lot of boards and steals specialists out there who log 25-30 minutes per game.
Bam Adebayo PF, C MIA-40% Ownership: Even though he’s playing under 20 minutes on average for the season, Adebayo has seen his minutes increase over the last few weeks. He’s played over 21 minutes per game in the last two weeks. Adebayo has lifted his scoring and rebounding. Even when he doesn’t play 20 minutes, he still helps with boards and blocks. Adebayo has blocked shots in seven of his last eight games. He’s a banger in the lane and he’ll score off of put-backs. He’s scored in double figures in the last three games. Adebayo will mainly play behind Hassan Whiteside . It’s a blessing...