Week 19 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups

It's the start of week 19 - for some managers, it's time to start planning for the playoffs, and for others, it's time to make sure you qualify. Here are players rostered in less than 50% of Yahoo leagues that will help contribute to winning your match-up this week.

It's the start of week 19 - for some managers, it's time to start planning for the playoffs, and for others, it's time to make sure you qualify. Here are players rostered in less than 50% of Yahoo leagues that will help contribute to winning your match-up this week.

Jae Crowder (SF, PF) Miami Heat, on 42% of rosters

Jae is a great fit for the hard-nosed Miami team and is a stable source of steals and 3-pointers made. His FG% is also at a season-high since the move to Miami, which is a welcome improvement.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 116 50 29.3 0.38 0.82 1.9 10.6 6.1 2.6 1.2 0.3 1.1
Last 30 Days 30 8 27.9 0.52 0.89 2.6 14.8 5.9 1.6 1.8 0.4 0.6
Last 14 Days 27 4 26.5 0.56 1.00 3.0 15.8 4.8 1.0 2.3 0.5 0.5
Last 7 Days 39 2 25.1 0.50 1.00 2.5 13.5 4.0 1.5 2.5 1.0 0.5

Daniel Theis (PF, C) Boston Celtics, on 46% of rosters

Theis' minutes have been hovering around the 27-30 mark for the better part of a month as Boston hone in on their playoff rotation. If you're looking for a big man to anchor to the end of your roster and need a boost in rebounds and shooting percentages, then Theis is your guy.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 102 50 23.2 0.56 0.76 0.5 8.8 6.5 1.5 0.6 1.3 0.8
Last 30 Days 83 10 27.5 0.63 0.79 0.6 12.1 8.7 1.2 0.5 0.7 1.0
Last 14 Days 53 4 28.1 0.66 0.95 0.8 16.0 9.8 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.3
Last 7 Days 36 2 29.5 0.71 0.89 1.5 20.5 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.5

Coby White (PG) Chicago Bulls, on 32% of rosters

Coby is the definition of a rollercoaster fantasy player. When his shot is falling then he's somebody to add to your roster, and his shot is currently falling. Ride the hot hand.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 242 58 24.7 0.38 0.74 1.9 11.9 3.5 2.4 0.8 0.1 1.6
Last 30 Days 132 11 27.2 0.39 0.89 2.5 14.8 3.5 3.1 0.8 0.3 1.9
Last 14 Days 29 4 33.1 0.45 0.91 3.5 23.0 3.5 3.5 1.8 0.5 3.3
Last 7 Days 34 3 32.6 0.49 0.88 4.0 26.0 3.0 2.3 1.0 0.7 4.0

Malik Monk (PG, SG) Charlotte Hornets, on 37% of rosters

Another guy who is riding the hot hand, but unlike Coby, Monk has been doing it for over a month. He doesn't provide much outside of points and 3-pointers made.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 259 54 21.2 0.44 0.79 1.1 10.3 2.9 2.1 0.4 0.3 1.4
Last 30 Days 141 10 28.1 0.44 0.88 1.8 16.2 4.0 2.2 0.5 0.5 2.1
Last 14 Days 63 4 29.2 0.47 0.85 2.5 20.5 4.3 2.3 1.0 0.5 2.8
Last 7 Days 107 2 28.2 0.43 0.85 2.5 20.0 5.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.5

Naz Reid (C) Minnesota Timberwolves, on 33% of rosters

Towns is being re-evaluated in 2 weeks, which means it's Naz's time to shine, and he's the perfect big man for Minnesota to pump minutes into since he's all offence, and no defense.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 271 21 12.9 0.42 0.77 1.2 8.2 3.1 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7
Last 30 Days 207 9 13.7 0.46 0.81 1.1 8.7 4.0 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.7
Last 14 Days 114 4 21.6 0.46 0.86 1.0 13.0 5.8 0.5 1.3 0.5 0.8
Last 7 Days 98 2 27.2 0.44 0.71 1.5 16.0 7.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.0

Thon Maker (PF, C) Detroit Pistons, on 22% of rosters

Maker is a restricted free agent, so it makes sense that Detroit gives him the rest of the season to showcase what he's capable of. He's a fringe end-of-roster guy if he keeps starting.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV o
2019/20 Season 314 54 12.9 0.52 0.68 0.4 4.8 2.7 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.8 2
Last 30 Days 200 11 19.0 0.48 0.65 0.8 7.7 4.4 1.5 0.5 1.0 1.4 3
Last 14 Days 86 4 21.2 0.52 0.83 1.3 11.3 5.8 1.5 0.8 1.5 2.5 4
Last 7 Days 131 2 17.2 0.43 0.00 1.5 7.5 4.5 2.0 0.5 1.5 1.5 5

Cam Reddish (PG, SG, SF) Atlanta Hawks, on 27% of rosters

We're hitting the stretch of the season where lottery teams put extra minutes and usage into their rookies, and Cam is starting to produce. If you can take the FG% hit, he's somebody to roster.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 207 50 26.5 0.36 0.82 1.3 9.6 3.8 1.6 1.1 0.5 1.6
Last 30 Days 134 8 27.0 0.42 0.88 1.5 13.3 3.3 1.6 1.0 0.6 1.0
Last 14 Days 87 4 31.6 0.42 0.85 1.3 15.8 4.0 1.8 1.8 0.5 1.3
Last 7 Days 46 2 38.1 0.43 0.92 0.5 18.0 5.0 2.0 2.5 1.0 1.0

James Johnson (SF, PF) Minnesota Timberwolves, on 13% of rosters

James has been a walking 1-1-1 since joining the Timberwolves, and Towns being out only helps his situation. Add him if you need defensive numbers.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 231 23 17.8 0.43 0.64 1.0 6.6 3.4 1.7 0.6 0.9 1.2
Last 30 Days 128 8 21.0 0.38 0.73 0.9 7.0 4.4 3.1 1.3 1.3 2.1
Last 14 Days 78 4 27.0 0.34 0.80 1.3 8.8 5.8 3.3 1.5 1.8 2.3
Last 7 Days 66 2 24.1 0.35 1.00 1.0 11.0 5.5 2.5 1.5 2.0 1.5

Gorgui Dieng (PF, C) Memphis Grizzlies, on 12% of rosters

With JJJ injured for 2+ weeks, it opens big man minutes for both Clarke and Dieng. If you're desperate for big man stats, and nobody else is available on the waiver wire, then Dieng is somebody to look at.

TYPE R# GP MPG FG% FT% 3PM PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
2019/20 Season 139 49 16.8 0.46 0.83 1.0 7.4 5.5 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.9
Last 30 Days 216 8 11.2 0.54 0.80 0.6 5.3 3.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9
Last 14 Days 131 3 15.6 0.64 1.00 0.7 7.0 5.0 1.0 1.7 0.3 0.7
Last 7 Days 139 2 17.1 0.75 1.00 0.5 7.0 6.0 0.5 1.5 0.0 0.5
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