RotoWire Partners

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 9 Targets

Alex Rikleen

Rikleen writes the NBA column "Numbers Game," which decodes the math that underpins fantasy basketball. 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 in Delaware.

The waiver wire is loaded with talent this week. Each of the top six players listed below have potential to be permanent additions to your team. This week’s top add has questionable durability but has produced at a top-30 (!) level over the past two weeks.

There are also plenty of impact players available, so here’s a helpful tip for helping you let go of players already on your roster: force yourself to imagine that the Fantasy Powers On High came down and gifted you a new open roster spot; you aren’t dropping anyone -- just deciding who to add between the player who happens to be currently listed on your roster, and the player who happens to currently be listed on waivers.

It may sound silly, but this mental tip can be crucial for avoiding the dreaded endowment effect, the number one killer of Fantasy teams, yes, ahead of ACL tears and non-sober trade negotiating.

Once again, managers i

You've reached the end of our free article preview.
See below to find out how you can read the full version of this article.

Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.

At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.

Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:

➤ Amazing draft kits.  ➤ Full stat projections.
➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.  ➤ Customizable rankings.
➤ Instant news updates.  ➤ Free multi-sport access.
➤ Private expert Q&A.  ➤ And much more!

Get Access To RotoWire Now

Already Registered? Login Now

If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.



Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.

Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.




NBA Slack Chat
Join Our Subscriber-Only NBA DFS Chat
Chat with our writers and other NBA fans on Slack for all the pre-game info and in-game banter. Subscribe and send an email to support@rotowire.com for access.