Brent Carlson, author at Basketball.Razzball.com and host of the Razzball Fantasy Basketball Podcast, brings you his high waiver provides for week three of the 2018-19 fantasy basketball season. Please Like, Subscribe, and Share to assist the channel develop.
Keep in mind, that is primarily for 12 crew leagues, however a few of these guys may very well be obtainable in deeper leagues.
5. Miles Bridges – Charlotte Hornets
Bridges was a scorching finish of the draft and early free agent pick-up due to his superior summer season league and preseason. However within the first 2 weeks of the season he barely noticed the courtroom and it seemed just like the Hornets had been going to convey him alongside slowly. Then 2 video games in the past bridges bought an opportunity in rubbish time and put up 15 factors, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a couple of steals in 26 minutes. The very subsequent sport he bought 30 minutes of precise time in a detailed sport and put up 14 factors and three threes on of 5 of 9 capturing. Whereas these aren’t league-winning numbers, it exhibits a extremely constructive development for a man who was most likely dropped in your league however confirmed his potential only a few quick weeks in the past within the preseason. The Hornets are struggling to be higher than mediocre they usually aren’t going to carry Bridges again for much longer. Add him now and I guess you get that satisfying “you beat me to it” message. Don’t burn this Bridges.
four. Monte Morris – Denver Nuggets
When Will Barton went down with a hip harm that can value him over a month of restoration time, everybody questioned who would step up and fill the void. Torrey Craig and Trey Lyles had been the favored decisions, however their failure to take benefit has been Monte Morris’ acquire. It sounds cliché, however Morris was the discuss of coaching camp and probably the greatest guards within the Summer time League. In his final 2 video games, Morris is averaging: 28 minutes, 15 factors, 1 three, three rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals, and zero turnovers. It’s a small pattern dimension however as soon as he does it once more then somebody goes to seize him. Wouldn’t you somewhat he be in your crew when it occurs? He additionally has four video games this week, so what are you ready for? Make a take care of this Monte.
three. Shay Gilgeous-Alexander – Los Angeles Clippers
SGA is one other man you’ll be grabbing a bit of forward of his time, however the stats are shortly beginning to catch as much as the hype. He has already pushed Patrick Beverley to the fantasy scrap heap and he’s additionally getting minutes on the 2 and the three spots. He’s a degree guard who can guard a number of positions and permit the Clippers to change all the pieces which is so vital in as we speak’s NBA. The capturing continues to be coming alongside, however the rebounds, assists and steals are pushing into elite territory for a degree guard. His greatest video games can have Ben Simmons sort traces with much less blocks however extra 3s. and his unhealthy video games ought to nonetheless provide you with steals, rebounds and assists. SGA is a protected man to have on the finish of your bench who might make you appear to be a genius in a month or 2. SGA all the way in which.
2. Elie Okobo – Phoenix Suns
Regardless of solely having 1 good sport this season, Okobo is available in at quantity 2 due to the chance he has in entrance of him. The Phoenix Suns play at an excellent quick tempo and the purpose guard is the engine. The Suns do probably not wish to play their star Devin Booker on the 1 they usually have but to commerce for a beginning caliber level guard. Isaiah Cannon bought the job initially of the season and performed simply okay. Then of their final sport Cannon went down with an ankle harm and Okobo bought the decision and boy did he reply it. He completed the sport with 31 minutes, three threes, 18 factors on 5 of 9 capturing, 5 rebounds, and seven assists. We don’t know the severity of cannon’s ankle harm proper now, however the Suns are rebuilding and could be good to simply let Okobo run the crew to see what he can do. Groups don’t at all times do the good factor, nevertheless, so grabbing Okobo is of venture, however one that might repay properly. I say, go go for Okobo.
1. Zach Collins – Portland Trailblazers
I’ll begin by saying that Collins might have already been grabbed in your league. Sure, I get that, and if he was, then faux that Okobo is #1 and also you by no means noticed this a part of the video. That being stated, Collins continues to be obtainable in 60% of yahoo leagues and it’s essential guarantee that your league isn’t 1 of them. Collins had a tough rookie after changing into the primary Gonzaga participant to be a 1 and accomplished. This season, nevertheless, is a unique story. Collins began the 12 months by blocking 6 photographs within the first sport whereas scoring 6 factors and grabbing 6 rebounds. That is the primary 666 sport I’ve seen however don’t let that scare you. He has a number of blocked photographs, double digit scoring and has hit a 3 in three out of 5 video games thus far. That’s actually good out of your middle place. His potential to stretch the ground has him enjoying subsequent Jusuf Nurkic throughout video games which is permitting Collins to get extra minutes. Warning, there might be some duds right here and there, however the upside is simply too good to go up proper now. It’s time for a Zach assault.