From left to right: Tyrese Haliburton, The Weeknd, Blake Griffin

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If you're looking at your fantasy team and the waiver wire like you're The Weeknd walking through a mirror room at Super Bowl LIV, we got the remedy for you.

Your team may have been more like the Chiefs than the Buccaneers this past week, but we have a list of waiver picks and underperforming studs you may want to look at to solve your fantasy roster needs.

Here are your booms and busts for the last week of NBA action.


Tyrese Haliburton Guard Sacramento Kings

And they said the jumper wouldn't translate. Tyrese Haliburton's unorthodox shooting form is doing just fine in the NBA, as well as his other skills. The rookie averaged 3.3 made threes, 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists with just one turnover per game the last week with a .535/.542/1.000 slash line.

Haliburton has been the steal of the draft so far and it looks like the Kings have found a bright guard to lead them into the future.

Justin Holiday Guard/Forward Indiana Pacers

The middle child often gets lost no matter how well they are doing, but the middle Holiday brother shouldn't be overlooked in fantasy basketball after this past week. Justin, younger brother Jrue Holiday and older brother of teammate Aaron Holiday, is hitting .500 percent of his shots averaging 3.5 threes, 14 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals in the last four games.

Like J. Cole, Justin is taking the "middle child" title and succeeding with it.

Norman Powell Guard/Forward Toronto Raptors

Steals are a premium category in 9-cat fantasy basketball and anyone on the waiver wire that can give that to you should be on your team. Throw in a per-game average of 20.3 points, 2.7 three-pointers and 48.8 percent shooting from the field and you have a must-roster player. That's what Norman Powell gave the 71 percent of Yahoo managers who have him last week.

If he is available in your league, snatch him up.

Thaddeus Young Power Forward Chicago Bulls

Yes, Thaddeus Young is still in the NBA and he's still balling out.

With Lauri Markkanen and Otto Porter Jr., out, the Bulls have leaned on Young for his overall game and he's rewarded them with 14.5 points on 65.9 percent shooting, 5.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.3 steals and one block a game over the last four contests.

His contributions in six categories and long absences from some key rotation players should put Young in a position to have similar numbers in the next few weeks.


Marvin Bagley III Forward/Center Sacramento Kings

While the Kings may have found a stud in Tyrese Haliburton, Marvin Bagley III isn't living up to his 2nd overall selection. The former Duke Blue Devil is seeing a dip in his minutes and it resulted in an average of 7.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting from the field and 5.5 rebounds in the last four games.

He has shown flashes of productivity, but the "bust" bells might be ringing louder for Bagley.

Blake Griffin Forward/Center Detroit Pistons

Anyone holding out hope that Blake Griffin will be even a shadow of his former self can give up. In the two games he played last week, the former All-Star averaged 10 points on 27.3 percent shooting from the field and three rebounds per game.

Anyone holding onto him in their fantasy lineups should free themselves of his meager services.

Russell Westbrook Guard Washington Wizards

Westbrook's time with the Wizards has been anything but productive, and fantasy managers are kicking themselves for contributing to his 21.4 ADP on Yahoo. In three games last week, the former MVP averaged 14 points, 8.7 rebounds and 7.3 assists, making 0.3 threes and turning the ball over five times in that span of time.

With Washington short on talent, he will have plenty of chances to impact the game, but his already shaky efficiency doesn't appear to be improving any time soon.

R.J. Barrett Guard/Forward New York Knicks

The Maple Mamba was more "Maple" than "Mamba" last week, averaging 13 points on 13 shots a game with only 0.8 made threes. He has also only registered one steal in the last four games and turned the ball over 10 times.

Barrett can only go up from this and managers will need to be patient with the second-year player, but it isn't fun to hold onto him in this kind of slump.

Paul George grabbing a rebound in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals

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In a must win game for the Los Angeles Clippers, Paul George was finally able to look like the best player on the floor in a playoff game.

After a slow start, George poured it on in the second half on his way to a game high 41 points in Game 5. The performance elevated the Clippers over strong outings from the likes of Devin Booker and Chris Paul as L.A. outlasted Phoenix 116-102.

The Clippers don't have much time to bask in their win however as they have to turn around and play two more elimination games just to make it out of the West. The Suns jumped out to a 3-1 series lead as Los Angeles struggled to find their identity without Kawhi Leonard. If the Clippers are to stave off elimination any longer, George has to continue this level of play.

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Ben Simmons disappointed in the playoffs this season

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Following a Game 7 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, the Philadelphia 76ers and coach, Doc Rivers, are questioning if Ben Simmons is the right guy to be running their offense through moving forward.

Offense being the key word here.

Simmons is an all-world defender possessing the ability to guard virtually any opponent on the court from the perimeter to the rim. But it was his lack of offensive help throughout this playoff season that stood out beyond any accomplishments this year. Simmons joined Rudy Gobert as unanimous selections for the NBA's All-Defensive First Team this year and also finished fifth in the NBA in assists per game with 8.8 per contest.

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The Lakers looked lost in the Valley

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The Phoenix Suns are just a win away from sending LeBron James home in the first round of the playoffs for the first time in the King's illustrious career.

After stating that "These shoulders were built for a reason," James referring to facing the challenge of taking on added responsibilities after Anthony Davis was ruled out for Game 5, the Lakers and LeBron disappointed in a big way Tuesday night. L.A. started off hot jumping out to a 10-5 lead behind a couple shots from James and a three from Davis' replacement Markieff Morris. But it didn't take long for the wheels to completely fall off for the defending champion Lakers as they spent most of the first half trying to remember how basketball works.

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Two numbers stick out in the Game 5 loss for the Lakers and those are 34.5 and 12. Los Angeles shot 34.5% from the field on Tuesday night and were minus 12 in turnover ratio. No matter who's on your team, if you can't shoot and you can't protect the ball, the outcome is already determined.

The Suns weren't simply beneficiaries of a poor performance however as the Suns put it on the Lakers early and often and they never let their foot off the pedal for 48 minutes. Phoenix ended with 15 more assists, had seven more combined steals and blocks, and outscored L.A. in the paint by 12 points. Devin Booker and Cameron Payne were spectacular and they seemed to hit big shots every time the Lakers appeared to threaten a comeback. Mikal Bridges was effective on both sides of the ball adding three steals and two blocks to help electrify his team with the defensive effort.

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