NBA Waiver Wire: Players To Add For Week 6

NBA Waiver Wire: Players To Add For Week 6

This article is part of our NBA Waiver Wire series.

Another week gone by means another batch of waiver wire recommendations. This week's suggested adds feature a few players who are rostered in just under 50 percent of leagues. Some of these players won't be available in more leagues than not for much longer. All of which is to say, the fantastical free agent tree is still ripe for the picking.

Without further ado, here's the rundown on 10 players I'm endorsing heading into Week 6.

Desmond Bane, Memphis Grizzlies (51% rostered)

Bane has had a few bad showings over the last couple weeks. Couple that with the recent return of Dillon Brooks and it's not all that surprising to see fantasy managers selling their stock. However, the sophomore wing seems to have broken out of his slump and has played well the last three games. It seems like De'Anthony Melton is going to be the Grizzly whose fantasy value takes a hit here, having failed to reach double figures in scoring in five straight contests while seeing less than 20 minutes three times during the same stretch. 

Meanwhile, Bane may keep chugging along and ultimately maintain the production that's seen him average 15.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.3 threes over the last four games. I'd argue there's even hope for some offensive improvement. Possessing one of the world's purest shooting strokes, Bane will likely nudge his three-point percentage closer to 40 as the season progresses.

Josh Hart, New Orleans Pelicans (55% rostered)

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Gabriel Allen
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