NBA Waiver Wire: Week 7 Players to Target
NBA Waiver Wire: Week 7 Players to Target

This article is part of our NBA Waiver Wire series.

I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving break. We've got a tricky set of waiver wire options available ahead of Week 7. There are a lot of potentially high-value targets to choose from, but many of them come with significant red flags or looming threats to their productivity. Choosing the right players for your roster may be trickier than usual, but there are many possible avenues to improving your team.

After a few odd weeks, we don't have to pay too much attention to the schedule this week. The Celtics and Spurs play just twice, but the day-to-day schedule is relatively balanced and more than half the league plays three games. 

As always, the players in this article must be rostered in less than two-thirds of CBS leagues. Players are listed in the order that I recommend adding them, assuming they are equally good fits for your team.

Adds For All Leagues

Mo Bamba, Magic (28 percent rostered)

Bamba has been the biggest fantasy winner since Nikola Vucevic (ankle) got hurt. Vucevic is expected to miss at least a couple more weeks, so Bamba can stick on your roster for a while. Bamba hasn't seen the biggest minutes boost over the Magic's four games without their All-Star – that honor belongs to Khem Birch, who's up to 26.5 minutes during that window, but Birch doesn't do anything for Fantasy. Bamba, on the other hand, is averaging 10.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 1.8 threes. That blocks average

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Alex Rikleen
Rikleen writes the NBA column "Numbers Game," which decodes the math that underpins fantasy basketball and was a nominee for the 2016 FSWA Newcomer of the Year Award. A certified math teacher, Rikleen decided the field of education pays too well, so he left it for writing. He is a Boston College graduate living outside Boston.
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