Fantasy Hoops Waiver Wire Bin Vol. 2

Nov 16, 2009

Before we get started, check out this week’s NBA schedule as you prepare to set your fantasy rosters (click here to see the article).

I’ve scoured the fantasy basketball waiver wires to find gems so you don’t have to.

Earl Watson, PG, Indiana Pacers
Watson averaged 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.5 steals, 1.0 blocks, 2.0 three-pointers, and 1.0 turnovers last week for the Pacers. He shot 61.5 percent from the floor, 60 percent from downtown, and 88.9 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 9.7 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 0.9 steals, 0.9 blocks, 1.4 three-pointers, and 1.0 turnovers. He has a cap number of $3.07 million, and is owned in 8 percent of Yahoo! and 1.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Ben Wallace, PF/C, Detroit Pistons
Big Ben averaged 4.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.7 steals, 2.7 blocks, and 0.3 turnovers in three games last week. He shot 85.7 percent from the floor and 40.0 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 3.9 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.4 steals, 1.7 blocks, and 0.7 turnovers while shooting 65.2 percent from the floor and 47.4 percent from the line.  He has a $2.81 million cap number, and is owned in 35 percent of Yahoo! and 7.3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Will Bynum, PG/SG, Detroit Pistons
Will averaged 21.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 0.7 steals, 0.3 blocks, 0.3 three-pointers, and 1.0 blocks last week. He shot 62.9 percent from the floor, 85.7 percent from the line, and 33.3 percent from downtown. On the year he’s averaging 14.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 0.7 steals, 0.1 blocks, 0.4 three-pointers, and 1.8 turnovers. He has a $1.40 million cap number, and is owned in 15 percent of Yahoo! and 5.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Ersan Ilyasova, SF/PF, Milwaukee Bucks
Ersan averaged 13.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 1.5 blocks, 1.5 three-pointers, and 0.5 turnovers last week. He shot 46.7 percent from the floor, 100 percent from three, and 100 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 8.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.3 steals, 0.7 blocks, 0.9 three-pointers, and 0.9 turnovers while shooting 39.6 percent from the floor, 37.5 percent from downtown, and 92.9 percent from the line. He has a cap number of $1.37 million, and is owned in 2 percent of Yahoo! and 0.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brandon Rush, SG/SF, Indiana Pacers
Brandon averaged 10.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.0 steals, 2.0 blocks, 2.0 three-pointers without making a turnover last week. He shot 42.1 percent from the floor, 66.7 percent from downtown, and 25 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 7.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.9 steals, 1.1 blocks, 0.9 three-pointers, and 1.1 turnovers while shooting 38.9 percent from the floor, 27.3 percent from three, and 37.5 percent from the line. He has a $2.23 million cap number, and is owned in 25 percent of Yahoo! and 1.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Carl Landry, SF/PF, Houston Rockets
Carl averaged 14.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.5 steals, 1.8 blocks, and 0.5 turnovers last week while shooting 57.9 percent from the floor and 85.7 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 14.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 0.6 assists, 0.5 steals, 1.1 blocks, and 1.1 turnovers while shooting 54.5 percent from the floor and 88.9 percent from the line. He has a $2.68 million cap number, and is owned in 48 percent of Yahoo! and 21.8 percent of ESPN leagues.

George Hill, PG, San Antonio Spurs
Hill averaged 17.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.7 steals, 0.3 blocks, 1.3 three-pointers, and 1.0 assists last week. He shot 52.8 percent from the floor, 44.4 percent from three, and 69.2 percent from the line. He picked up his game when Tony Parker got hurt, but played well in Parker’s return. On the year he’s averaging 12.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.5 steals, 0.5 blocks, 1.0 three-pointers, and 1.1 turnovers. He has a $1.15 million cap number, and is owned in 6 percent of Yahoo! and 1.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, SF/PF, Milwaukee Bucks
Luc averaged 9.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals, 0.5 blocks, 0.5 three-pointers, and 2.0 turnovers last week. He shot 46.2 percent from the floor, 100 percent from three, and 83.3 percent from the line. On the year he’s averaging 4.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.9 steals, 0.1 blocks, 0.1 three-pointers, and 1.6 turnovers while shooting 32.5 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from three, and 75.0 percent from the line. He has a $2.31 million cap number, and is owned in 5 percent of Yahoo, and 1.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

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