NBA Waiver Wire: More Top Adds For Week 7

NBA Waiver Wire: More Top Adds For Week 7

This article is part of our NBA Waiver Wire series.

Among the many things we have to feel grateful for at this time of the year is the free agent pool in fantasy sports. Where would we be without the waiver wire? It's a long season (too long, if you're asking me), and stuff (injuries, illnesses, etc.) happens.

Even those who ace the draft need to find reinforcements at some point or another—and should be looking to upgrade their rosters, even if only on the margins. Sticking with my usual theme of spreading the love around, here are another eight recommended adds, six of whom haven't been suggested yet this season, while the other two (Patty Mills, Cody Martin) haven't been mentioned since October.

Patty Mills, Brooklyn Nets (48% rostered)

Mills has scored 21 points or more in five of the last seven matchups while averaging 5.1 threes and surpassing 30 minutes in every game during this recent stretch. Moreover, Joe Harris (ankle) has missed the last six contests (and counting). With Kyrie Irving (personal) out, Brooklyn doesn't have a surplus of outside shooters surrounding superstars Kevin Durant and James Harden. In fact, Mills (3.1 3PM), Harris (2.9 3PM), Harden (2.7 3PM), and Durant (1.8 3PM) are the only Nets averaging more than one made three per game. As a result, Mills should still be heavily relied upon offensively even once Harris rejoins the rotation.

Alec Burks, New York Knicks (30% rostered)

Across the last eight games, Burks is averaging 14.4 points, 5.3 boards,

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Gabriel Allen
Gabriel Allen is a tennis professional and freelance journalist whose work has been published in the Washington Post and Sports Illustrated, among other places.
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