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Thursday's Pickups of the Day

by Mike Gallagher
Updated On: October 4, 2018, 4:09 pm ET

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Jodie Meeks - Yeah, he’s owned in 43 percent of Yahoo! leagues. That should be 100 percent. He’s a top-50 player the rest of the way. Book it.
 
Josh McRoberts - He’s not a sexy player to own at all, but the numbers are there.
 
Markieff Morris - Nothing new here. I love Markieff, but he could lose value should the Suns make a move.

Patrick Beverley - I can’t see why anyone would cut him, but he’s really playing some good ball these days. The steals and triples are going to carry him.

 
Patty Mills - Australian for usage rate. He had 29 points on 26 shots in 29 minutes.
 
Alec Burks - He’s turned in three straight good games.
 
Ryan Kelly - The jettison of big men should help him. I believe R. Kelly’s value can fly. OK, maybe not and I just wanted to get a reference in there. He’s a solid add.
 
Brandon Bass - He and Rondo are on the same page.
 
Tim Hardaway Jr. -Shump went down, so pick up THJ.
 
J.R. Smith - The head-case factor hurts him a bit, and he can’t shoot the ball well. 
 
Andray Blatche - He has to do it again.
 
Jordan Farmar - He’s a nice upside pick and at least he plays better D than Kendall Marshall (must-own player obviously).
 
Rodney Stuckey - Another guy who’s probably owned where he should be right now.
 
Ben McLemore - He’s really, really bad, but he has a really, really, really good chance for minutes.
 
Thomas Robinson - It’s fine that he didn’t start. T-Rob should get more than 23 minutes in the future. He had a very solid effort tonight.
 
Jordan Hill - If he gets dealt to the Hawks, it could be interesting.
 
Kyle O’Quinn - Big Baby is hurt and on the block for Thursday.
 
Tiago Splitter - Duncan sitting was a huge factor.
 
Draymond Green - I imagine he’s owned where he should be. Although, Andrew Bogut is going to be hurt a bunch.
 
Elton Brand - There are obvious durability issues, but he’s a decent player to pick up.
 
Robert Sacre - He’s a bit of a speculative add with the Lakers shipping out pieces.
 
Marcus Thornton - I’m not sold yet.
 
Shelvin Mack - If Jeff Teague is hurt, he’s worth a look. I’m not too sure Teague’s injury is bad.
 
Dante Cunningham - His upside is too low and Nikola Pekovic will be back.
 
Cartier Martin - DeMarre Carroll was a GTD, so he could be back this weekend.
 
Quincy Acy - He’s early in the alphabet, but late on the pickups list tonight. Freakin’ Alex Abrines.
 
Carl Landry - I’m convinced he’s still not healthy.
 
Dorell Wright - No thanks.
 
Austin Rivers - He could be dealt, but he’s not very good.
 
 
 
Side note: Do not cut Terrence Jones.

Mike Gallagher
Mike Gallagher has covered fantasy hoops for eight years and this season is his second with Rotoworld. You can find him on Twitter talking about a player's shots at the rim.