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Could Tony Allen help a playoff team? Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

With the additions of Joe Johnson and Brandan Wright, the Houston Rockets once again showed that the trade deadline isn't the only time a team can improve its roster for the stretch run.

Limited in trade assets at the deadline, the Rockets signed two players who should bolster their depth, with the only cost being financial ($1 million total).

With March 1 being the last day for a player on an NBA roster to be waived and still be eligible for the playoffs, teams will have an eye on the waiver wire, relying on their personnel department when it comes to available free agents.

Who's available, and which recently signed players will have the biggest impact? Let's take a look.