NBA Waiver Wire: Best Adds for Week 6

NBA Waiver Wire: Best Adds for Week 6

This article is part of our NBA Waiver Wire series.

Coronavirus postponements continue  to be the big story across the NBA this week – we're now up to 20 postponed games. The Grizzlies and Kings have already lost one game next week, hurting the fantasy prospects for both rosters. The Wizards haven't played a game in almost two weeks, but there are rumblings that they may finally return to action either Sunday vs. the Spurs or Tuesday vs. the Rockets.

These postponements obviously have a big impact on fantasy, and while most of that is negative, it does create some opportunities: rosterable players on the most-impacted teams are becoming more widely available. And the ongoing pandemic isn't the only story, of course. Breakouts, injuries, and hot streaks are all impacting the pool of available waiver options.

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.

Double-check your league

A few names rostered in more than two-thirds of leagues but who are still under-rostered. Double-check to make sure they aren't available in your league.

Brook Lopez, Bucks (67% rostered)

Davis Bertans, Wizards (67% rostered)

Adds for all leagues

Rodney Hood (13% rostered) and Gary Trent (30% rostered), Trail Blazers

CJ McCollum (foot) missed his first game Monday, and then Portland had two games postponed because the Grizzlies did not have enough available players. Those two postponed games are probably the only

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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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