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NBA Waiver Wire: Week 18 Targets

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.

The trade deadline got a little wacky and ended up being far more eventful than many anticipated. Players widely believed to be on the move like Tyreke Evans ended up staying home. The Suns made a move, but it had nothing to do with their crowded frontcourt. The Cavaliers pulled off some shockers. When the dust settled, a lot of potential fantasy value was unleashed.

After weeks of sifting through a waiver wire desert, the rains have finally come. The next few weeks are frequently some of the most important waiver periods of the season, so stay active and attentive. Prospects change quickly, and the outlook for key waiver options already looks a lot different than it did on Friday.

As always, players must be owned in less than two-thirds of CBS leagues

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Emmanuel Mudiay, Knicks (47 percent owned)
There is a very good chance that putting Mudiay ahead of Augustin will look ve

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