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Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

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NBA Team Previews: Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford will be back and healthy this season, and the Hawks have the depth to reduce their starters' minutes if they want. Will the Hawks' fantasy boon of 2013-14 be a bust in 2014-15?

Offseason Moves: Eastern Conference

It's always tough to keep track of all the player movement around the league. Here's a quick breakdown of the Eastern Conference and the team-by-team analysis.

NBA Waiver Wire: That's a Wrap

In his final Waiver Wire of the season, Charlie Zegers takes a look back at players' value during drafts and whether they lived up to their draft-day price tag this season.

NBA Waiver Wire: End Of The Year Adjustments

With some key players returning and others sitting out the remainder of the season, fantasy owners will have to make some waiver wire decisions down the stretch, and RotoWire's Charlie Zegers is here to help.

NBA Waiver Wire: Pick Against the Knicks

New York's accommodating defense is giving up big numbers to second and third-tier opponents.

NBA Waiver Wire: The Surprise Return of Steve Nash

Future hall-of-famer says he's ready to go - but will it matter?

NBA Waiver Wire: Kobe Out for the Year

At least we have some closure...

NBA Waiver Wire: Fantasy Basketball. Not Real Basketball.

Bad as the Knicks have been, Amar'e Stoudemire might be a pretty good waiver pickup.

NBA Waiver Wire: Deadline Deals Second-Look

A week after the trade deadline, Rotowire's Charlie Zegers takes a second-look at the fantasy implications of the deals that happened, as well as his giving his weekly waiver wire value picks.

NBA Waiver Wire: Post-Deadline Roundup

The trade deadline came and went Thursday, and RotoWire's Charlie Zegers is here to break down the resulting fantasy implications, as well as provide his weekly waiver wire value picks.

NBA Waiver Wire: Rumor Mill Quiet As Deadline Approaches

The Feb. 20 trade deadline is shaping up to be a quiet one, but teams like the Raptors and Bobcats have decisions to make.

NBA Waiver Wire: Turmoil in Cleveland

With the firing of their general manager Thursday, the Cavaliers appear to be waving the white flag.

NBA Waiver Wire: Small Ball Paying Off

The Thunder and Knicks have gone small lately, and it seems to be working. Charlie Zegers examines which players will benefit most from recent adjustments and injuries.

NBA Waiver Wire: Addition by Subtraction

Will the absence of Andrea Bargnani be addition by subtraction.

NBA Waiver Wire: Jordan Crawford Steps Into New Role With Golden State

This week's three-team trade landed new faces in new places - what to expect from Crawford, Anthony, Brooks and Douglas. Plus, this week's waiver wire targets.

NBA Waiver Wire: Draft Daydreams

Building through the draft isn't as easy as the Thunder have made it look, and Cleveland is proving that it's much harder said than done.

NBA Waiver Wire: Off the Ball

Soothsayers said that certain teams were supposed to stink (Suns, Celtics) and that other teams were supposed to be good (Nets, Knicks).

NBA Waiver Wire: No Tanking Tops

Could Elton Brand become relevant in standard leagues if Al Horford has to miss time?

NBA Waiver Wire: No Healing Factor

Kobe Bryant's pain tolerance may be like that of the X-Men's Wolverine, but Bryant doesn't have Wolverine's healing factor. Who gets the production Bryant leaves behind?

NBA Waiver Wire: Amar'e Quagmire

With Rudy Gay in Sacramento, there's a small piece of the fantasy landscape getting a revision, and in this recent Amar'e Stoudemire resurgence something we can trust?

NBA Waiver Wire: The Sound of Losing

The Nets have been a mess all season. Is there any hope once they get healthy?

NBA Waiver Wire: Wilted Rose

Is your team suffering from the injury absence of Derrick Rose? There isn't a lot of value coming off the waiver wire as a result, but you're not alone in your pain.

NBA Waiver Wire: New Pairings

We've watched most of the new lineups in the NBA for about 12 games, now, but which ones are working, and which ones are going to change?

NBA Waiver Wire: Coaching Hot Seat

Omer Asik has requested a trade, but the Rockets rebuffed him. Until he's traded, should fantasy owners bother holding on to Asik?

NBA Waiver Wire: The Curse of Expectations

Was Michael Carter-Williams' first week just a mirage like Linsanity?

NBA Waiver Wire: Over-Owned Stars

Amar'e Stoudemire is owned in 71 percent of Yahoo! leagues despite the fact that he is going to have limited value in fantasy. Don't roster names; roster players.

NBA Draft Kit: Offseason Moves - Eastern Conference

Where did all of the free agents and misfit players end up up at the end of the offseason? Let's take a look at the Eastern Conference offseason moves.

NBA Waiver Wire: A Look Back

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) looks back on the season to see which players were value picks and which players ruined fantasy teams.

NBA Waiver Wire: To Foul or Not to Foul

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) talks fouls and gives his weekly waiver picks.

NBA Waiver Wire: Will Rose Blossom in Spring?

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) thinks the Heat wouldn't mind losing and that Derrick Rose may not return until the fall.

NBA Waiver Wire: Final Month Push

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) talks strategy for the final month and looks at some guys that are picking up their production.

NBA Waiver Wire: MSG "Day-to-Day"

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) says Carmelo's injury may be a bigger deal than the Knicks are letting on and gives some good value buys on the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Risk and Reward

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) reflects on Curry's explosion and the fact the Magic won the Dwight Howard trade.

NBA Waiver Wire: Trade Deadline Waiver Targets

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) breaks down all the trade deadline deals and their impact in fantasy.

NBA Waiver Wire: All-Star Questions

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) has some questions going into the All-Star break.

NBA Waiver Wire: Rumor Mill

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) sends some water through the rumor mill and touches on some players who can be added off the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Lowry Rising

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) breaks down the Rudy Gay to Toronto trade, touches on it's impact in Boston, and points out some good waiver pick-ups.

NBA Waiver Wire: Is Dwight the Problem?

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) talks the Lakers problems, the Grizzlies and Cavs trade, and points out some good value buys on the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Trade Rumors

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) runs through some mid-level players that might be on the move and suggests some waiver wire pick ups.

NBA Waiver Wire: Bad Rotation

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) gives his take on the Bucks and Lakers and runs down some good players available on the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Injury Inquiry

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) deplores the frustrating way in which injuries are reported and suggests some players to target when your team is beset by such annoyances.

NBA Waiver Wire: Raptors Confident with Calderon

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) follows Toronto coach Dwayne Casey in giving Jose Calderon a vote of confidence.

NBA Waiver Wire: Deron Disappointing

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) gives his perspective on Deron Williams' disappointing season and runs through some great players available on the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Injuries in Raptorland

Charlie Zegers (@charliezegers) reviews the Raptors' and Suns' troubles and points out some players available on the wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Return from Injury

Charlie Zegers (@CharlieZegers) runs down the players that have yet to play and points out some good value buys on the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Fists and Assists

Charlie Zegers (@charliezegers) hopes Rondo will learn from his suspension.

NBA Waiver Wire: Sad Fantasy and Shved Reality

Charlie Zegers (@charliezegers) gives a reality check on Brandon Roy and Alexey Shved while pointing out guys you should grab.

NBA Waiver Wire: Rapt Attention on Calderon

Charlie Zegers (@charliezegers) is high on Jose Calderon, who should continue to get minutes for the injured Kyle Lowry.

NBA Waiver Wire: Fresh Mayo

Charlie Zegers (@charliezegers) points out some players you should be grabbing off the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Forward Fill-Ins

Charlie Zegers talks the James Harden trade and injured power forwards.

NBA Team Previews: San Antonio Spurs 2012-13

NBA Team Previews: Miami Heat 2012-13

Draft Bargains: Exploiting The Default Rankings

Charlie Zegers does the prep work for your draft while taking a look at undervalued players to target.

NBA Draft Kit: 2012 Eastern Conference Offseason Moves

Charlie Zegers goes team-by-team and breaks down the key moves in the Eastern Conference.

NBA Draft: Zegers Breaks Down the NBA Draft

Big stars like Dwight Howard stayed put on draft night

NBA Waiver Wire: Big Men on the Mend?

Stoudemire should be back shortly. Will Horford and Howard Follow?

NBA Waiver Wire: Looking Back at the Lamar Odom Trade

The deal that actually hurt both teams.

NBA Waiver Wire: Final Fantasy

This is no time for loyalty... this is the playoffs.

NBA Waiver Wire: Stoudemire's Injury Shakes Up the Knicks Again

Shumpert Moves to Starting Rotation in Mike Woodson's Three-Guard Lineup

NBA Waiver Wire: Wilson Chandler Returns

Stop reading this headline and go put in a waiver claim.

NBA Waiver Wire: Trade Deadline Prospecting

Backcourt renovations in Portland and L.A. could create opportunities

NBA Waiver Wire: Howard Won't Be Traded ... but Pau Gasol Might

Can the Magic Keep their Franchise Center?

NBA Waiver Wire: The Compressed Schedule and the Rookie Wall

Is it time to sell high on Kyrie Irving or Ricky Rubio?

NBA Waiver Wire: Fantasy NBA All-Stars

Kobe and LeBron are nice... but let's hear it for Ryan Anderson and Nic Batum

NBA Waiver Wire: Can Jeremy Lin Keep it Up?

Lin's production is likely to drop a bit - but he'll make the rest of the Knicks better.

NBA Waiver Wire: Knicks Find a Point in the Oddest Place

Jeremy Lin, Chauncey Billups, Danilo Gallinari and JR Smith

NBA Waiver Wire: Could Dwight Join Dirk in Dallas?

The Mavericks could make a run at both Howard and Deron Williams

NBA Waiver Wire: Things Could Be Quiet at the Deadline

Compressed schedule and late deadline could prevent some deals

NBA Waiver Wire: Compressed Schedules and Nagging Injuries

Is it time to handcuff backups to players like Rose and Wade?

NBA Waiver Wire: Philly's Looking Phine

The Sixers are off to a surprisingly hot start, led by Andre Iguodala.

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Recommendations

Ginobili injury could open the door for James Anderson

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Recommendations

Training Camp Battles and Fantasy Implications

New York Knicks Preview 2011: New York Knicks Preview 2011

NBA Waiver Wire: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop...

Where will Chris Paul and Dwight Howard end up?

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Recommendations

Tyson Chandler's replacement in the Dallas lineup might not be who you'd expect...

NBA Mock Draft: Lockout Draft Edition

Drafting during the lockout made things interesting, though the first round went according to form with Kevin Durant in the top spot.

Offseason Moves: Player Movement and Role Changes

2011-2012 Rookie Class: Who Will Contribute This Year?

2011 Team Defense Rankings: 2011 Team Defense Rankings

Our initial rankings for team defenses has Pittsburgh on top.

NBA Waiver Wire: Playing Out the String

Lottery Teams Make Lineup Changes

NBA Waiver Wire: Playoff Position and Job Battles

Suns and Spurs making playing-time decisions based on playoff seeding

NBA Waiver Wire: Gay Done for the Year

Deron Williams, Tim Duncan could be next

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Picks

Tyler Hansbrough is playing like he's back at UNC

NBA Waiver Wire: Chris Paul's Concussion Scare

Tough to predict when CP3 will return, making Jack a must-add

NBA Waiver Wire: New Homes for Bibby, Murphy

This year's buyout market has more fantasy value than usual

NBA Waiver Wire: 'Melo finally Dealt. Now what?

Ty Lawson, Shawne Williams get the biggest upgrades

NBA Waiver Wire: More Melo Speculation

If the Knicks give up Chandler and Gallinari, the players left at MSG may thrive

NBA Waiver Wire: Trade Deadline Fantasy and Reality

Which rumored deals actually have a chance of happening?

NBA Waiver Wire: Vogel and Mozgov

Two names we didn't expect to feature this week...

NBA Waiver Wire: Re-Considering Mike Miller

Spoelstra's reworked lineup could boost Miller's value significantly

NBA Waiver Wire: Rookies Stepping Up

First-Year Players Worth Picking Up

NBA Waiver Wire: Educated Guesses

Who benefits when 'Melo finally gets moved?

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Recommendations

Injuries to Butler and Gallinari shake up Mav, Knick rotations

NBA Waiver Wire: The New-Look Bobcats

Paul Silas Offense could boost values; Will Baron Davis return to Charlotte?

NBA Waiver Wire: Waiver Wire Recommendations

Breaking Down the Orlando/Phoenix/Washington Trade

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Who's Getting Traded Between Now and February?

'Melo, Iguodala, O.J. Mayo and others on the block

NBA Waiver Wire: The Knucklehead Factor

Bad free throw shooting I can deal with. Knuckleheads I avoid.

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Tips

Boozer, Bynum, others getting ready for 2010-11 debuts

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

Toronto/New Orleans Trade Offers No Help

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Picks

Have Brandon Roy? Might want to consider alternatives...

NBA Waiver Wire: NBA Waiver Suggestions

Rotation changes create opportunities for Ronnie Brewer, Xavier Henry

NBA Waiver Suggestions: Richard Jefferson's offseason work paying off

Richard Jefferson, Arron Afflalo, Big Baby off to Hot Starts

Working the Wire: Who slipped through the cracks on draft night?

Evan Turner, Ramon Sessions, Glen Davis off to hot starts

2010 Miami Heat Preview: 2010 Miami Heat Preview

2010 New York Knicks Preview: 2010 New York Knicks Preview

Western Conference Offseason Moves: Big Changes For Suns, Jazz

Eastern Conference Offseason Moves: Heat-ing Things Up

The Heat made the biggest splash in the offseason, but find out who else came and left the Eastern Conference squads.

2010 NBA Draft Review: Which Rookies Will Be Difference Makers?

Charlie Zegers breaks down which rookies will have an immediate impact in NBA arenas across the country.

The Give and Go: What have we learned this season?

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Replacing Chris Bosh

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

The Give and Go: The Give and Go

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

New Faces, New Places

NBA Team Previews: 2009 New York Knicks Preview

Offseason Moves

2009 NBA Draft Review

NBA Draft: 2009 NBA Draft Review

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 23

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 22

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

NBA Injury Analysis: In Street Clothes...

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 20

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 19

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 17

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 16

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 15

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 15

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the WIre-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 12

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 11

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 10

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 9

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 8

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 9

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 8

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 7

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 7

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 6

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 6

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 5

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 5

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 4

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 4

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 3

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 3

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 2

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 2

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 1

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 1

Risks and Rewards

NBA Team Previews: 2008 Celtics Preview

NBA Team Previews: 2008 New York Knicks Preview

Coaching Changes

Offseason Moves

NBA Draft: 2008 NBA Draft Review

NBA Draft: 2008 NBA Draft Preview

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 25

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 25

NBA Schedule Analysis

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 23

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 24

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 22

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 23

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 23

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 21

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 22

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 22

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 21

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 20

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 21

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 20

2010 NBA Draft Review: The Give and Go-Week 19

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 20

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 18

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 19

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 17

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 18

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 18

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 16

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 17

The Give and Go: Panning for Gold

The Give and Go-Week 15

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 16

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 16

NBA Team Previews: The Give and Go-Week 14

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 15

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 15

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 13

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 14

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 14

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 12

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 13

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 13

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 11

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 12

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 12

NBA Waiver Wire: Working the Wire-Week 11

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 11

The Give and Go: The Give and Go-Week 10

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 10

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 9

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 8

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 7

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 6

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 5

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 4

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 3

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 2

NBA Barometer: NBA Barometer-Week 1

Coaching Changes

Predicting the Busts