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NBA Waiver Wire: Week 23 Look-Ahead

Alex Barutha

Alex writes primarily about the NBA for RotoWire. His work has appeared on CBS Sports, Bleacher Report and other sites. He enjoys both year-long and daily fantasy. Vince Carter and Alex both first dunked during their respective sophomore years of high school.

The news dominating the headlines has been Steph Curry and Klay Thompson both succumbing to injuries. Curry’s ankle problems have continued, while Thompson broke his thumb. And, as a result, the table is set for us to bear witness to an inordinate amount of ill-advised Nick Young heat checks. This is not only great from an entertainment standpoint, but also from a fantasy one.

I admit there are other storylines worth spending time on, from a fantasy perspective -- like Corey “The Drunken Dribbler” Brewer’s attempt to carry Russell Westbrook into the playoffs, Emeka Okafor re-materializing out of thin air after literally half a decade, and Kyle O’Quinn having a better true shooting percentage than the supposedly-efficient James Harden.

Without further delay, here are this week’s waiver targets, in the order that they were just honored.

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