NBA Waiver Wire: Top Adds For Week 16
NBA Waiver Wire: Top Adds For Week 16

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Hard as it is to believe, we're already on the cusp of the All-Star break in what has seemed like a very fast-paced season. As is the case every year, there are plenty of walking (and sitting) wounded by this point in the season, which has opened up some opportunities for reserves, as well as extra responsibility for other starters on those clubs.

Two prominent examples are Luka Doncic (ankle) and Josh Richardson (hamstring), and the domino effect of those absences will be reflected in this week's recommendations. 

Additionally, we should soon have another wave of candidates with new locales and/or roles due to the looming trade deadline, and one such transaction has already helped lead to another one of this week's suggestions.

As always, the players in this article are rostered in less than two-thirds of CBS leagues.

Shake Milton, PHI (5% owned)

Josh Richardson is slated to still miss another couple of weeks at minimum due to his hamstring injury, which should keep Milton firmly ensconced in the starting two-guard role. He's earned the right to hold on to the job for the moment by averaging 14.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals while shooting 58.1 percent – including 44.4 percent from three-point range – during his first four starts in Richardson's stead. Furkan Korkmaz and Matisse Thybullle, both of whom have had their moments this season, loom behind him, so Milton will need to keep up the production to avoid a demotion. If he

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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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