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17hJim McCormick

Kris Dunn among top fantasy hoops waiver-wire pickups

Working the waiver wire is key to fleshing out a winning roster. Here are all of the top free agents you should consider picking up for the week ahead.

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Oladipo dominates in win over Nuggets (1:00)
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Simmons posterizes Cousins with a mean throwdown (0:16)
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Raptors win behind DeRozan's 25 points (1:08)
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Which NBA player should you 're-gift' this holiday season? (1:48)
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Mavs' Smith Jr. (hip) out at least next 2 games

Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. will miss at least the next two games with a strained left hip, coach Rick Carlisle told reporters in Milwaukee on Friday. Smith sat out practice Thursday because of the injury.

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5dEric Karabell

What to do with Stephen Curry

With Stephen Curry sidelined for at least two weeks, Eric Karabell goes over the impact it will have on the rest of Golden State's roster and explains what to do with the star point guard.

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Porzingis drops 30 in win over Hawks (1:12)
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Towns leads Timberwolves to win (1:15)
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Lillard lights out in 1st half (0:42)
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Giannis does it all in Bucks' win (1:02)
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2017-18 fantasy basketball draft kit

Mock drafts, roto rankings, points rankings, projections, player profiles, draft strategies, DFS strategies -- we've got everything you need to dominate fantasy basketball from every angle.

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LeBron's triple-double powers Cavs to victory (2:14)
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56dSeth Walder

Fantasy basketball: Analytics glossary

Wondering what things like eFG%, pace, usage rate and CARMELO mean? We explain each notable NBA advanced analytics term so you can make the most of them in fantasy.

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Williams' big shot gives Clippers victory over the Wizards (1:37)

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