Centers of Attention: Five Big Men to Add Down the Stretch
Centers of Attention: Five Big Men to Add Down the Stretch

While many head-to-head fantasy basketball leagues are over by the conclusion of Week 24, those in roto leagues are still battling it out to the end. This can be a tough stretch to manage with injuries mounting and teams resting players down the stretch. Deploying your best players doesn't always work. With that in mind, you might need some help at center off the waiver wire to get across the finish line. Here are some players who are still available in the majority of Yahoo leagues who could provide value.

Thomas Bryant, Washington Wizards

Bryant just makes this list since he is still available in 51 percent of leagues. When Dwight Howard (back) went down early in the season, the Wizards had to rely on Bryant for production. He went through a valuable stretch in which he averaged 11.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 0.9 blocks across 35 games as a member of the starting five. He was also a major asset with his percentages, shooting 63.7 percent from the field and 80.6 percent from the charity stripe during that time frame.

The Wizards then made a deal with the Bulls that brought back Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis. Portis started to eat into Bryant's playing time and eventually took over for him as the starting center. However, with nothing left to play for at this point, the Wizards have decided to give Bryant another chance as a starter. Through three games since they made that move, he's averaged

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Mike Barner
Mike started covering fantasy sports in 2007, joining RotoWire in 2010. In 2018, he was a finalist for the 2018 FSWA Basketball Writer of the Year award. In addition to RotoWire, Mike has written for Sportsline, Sports Illustrated, DK Live, RealTime Fantasy Sports, Lineup Lab and KFFL.com.
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