NBA Waiver Wire: Wolves Fire Thibs, Week 13 Adds
NBA Waiver Wire: Wolves Fire Thibs, Week 13 Adds

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The NBA schedule demands some attention in Week 13, as the Nuggets play five games. There are only five such weeks over the entire season, and the advantage that they provide in most fantasy leagues is enormous. Thirteen teams play only three games this week – a pretty normal breakdown most weeks. But with the Nuggets playing 40 percent more games, that means a mediocre bench Nugget could easily outproduce most starters on almost half of the NBA's teams. If you can play a Nugget this week, you should.

The rest of the top adds this week are players impacted by the recent trades and injuries around the league. It's a familiar storyline, but that doesn't make these players any less valuable. The fact that all of the top-three players this week are likely to see their values plummet around or before the All-Star game could end up being a blessing in disguise – that's the time of the season when bigger trades occur, and when the bad teams start more aggressively tanking, both of

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Alex Rikleen
Rikleen writes the NBA column "Numbers Game," which decodes the math that underpins fantasy basketball. A certified math teacher, Rikleen decided the field of education pays too well, so he left it for writing. He is a Boston College graduate living in Delaware.
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