NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week
NBA Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

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Sergio Rodriguez, G, PHI - A starter earlier this season, Rodriguez has found ways to produce in modest minutes off the bench behind T.J. McConnell, scoring in double digits in three of the last four games despite having not having played more than 18 minutes in any game. He averaged 8.5 points, 2.5 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game while also draining eight three-pointers over that stretch. While McConnell continues to provide serviceable returns with the first unit, an eventual swapping of roles certainly is not out of the question, either.

Ben McLemore, G, SAC – The Kings continue to experiment with backcourt combinations because of injuries, and McLemore has parlayed his recent opportunities into some solid production. He's posted double-digit scoring in four of the last five games while playing 29 to 42 minutes in those four games. He was particularly effective from long distance in that stretch, shooting 47.6 percent with 2.5 made three-pointers per game. Considering his starting role, he serves as a viable option for those needing scoring and three-pointers.

Rodney Stuckey, G, IND - Stuckey is fighting an ankle injury but has scored eight to 10 points in three of the last four games he's played. He hasn't played more than 17 minutes in any those games, so his playing time is a bit of a concern despite his role backing up Jeff Teague at point guard. However, Stuckey is a strong shooter who can certainly score

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Juan Carlos Blanco
Winner of the FSWA 2016 Newcomer of the Year Award, Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports for over 20 years and covers NBA, MLB, NFL, CFL and Arena Football for Rotowire.com, including serving as the beat writer for teams in multiple sports. He has previously written for KFFL.com and remains an avid season-long and daily fantasy player in multiple sports as well.
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