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By   Ernie Estrella


In Bruno Boys expanding coverage into fantasy sports, the Court Scene will be breaking down the fantasy basketball season on a weekly basis to advise you on who to add on your fantasy roster in both the frontcourt and backcourt. There are lots of players to consider but only a few who are really worth the effort to change your rotation and be fantasy worthy.

Finding quality big men and clutch guards in the waiver wire is like watching sand slip down an hourglass, at some point they just run out. It’s important to keep informed on not only which players are available on the long run, but also in the short run in certain scenarios as injuries and starting lineups shift all the time. So be sure to come here every week, whether you’re using this article to fill out your DraftKings daily fantasy rosters or looking for that next gem to help you in your season-long league for the present and future.


Here’s this week’s group of forwards and centers worth adding to your fantasy basketball team.

 

Zach LaVine, PG, Minnesota Timberwolves

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Taking advantage of Kevin Martin’s wrist injury, LaVine has stood out in fantasy owners’ minds this season, slowly putting the stigma of being a dunker behind him. After pushing his points average to 15.3 in December, his numbers tumbled down to 10.3 in January. But near the tail end of the month, LaVine got back into the short rotation in the midst of the Wolves losing five of their last six. LaVine is averaging 14.0 shots and 29.2 minutes per game over the last six games and more importantly, he is shooting over 60 percent in that stretch, including 12-for-28 from three. More than half the leagues out there own him, but he’s still available in a large enough percentage that it’s worth double-checking the waiver wire.


Up ahead: The Wolves play five of their next six games at home including the Bulls to finish out this week, then get the Pelicans, Raptors, and Knicks. Their lone road game is in Memphis next Friday.

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