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2012 NBA Trade Deadline: Speculating on the Biggest Fantasy Risers

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2012 NBA Trade Deadline: Speculating on the Biggest Fantasy Risers
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Who stands to gain the most fantasy value from the trade deadline? It won't be Dwight Howard.

Has the NBA trade deadline ever killed your fantasy team?

Two years ago, I was piloting a fantasy basketball team that looked like a team of destiny.  The key to my team was the incredible overproduction of my fourth-round pick, Antawn Jamison.

Then the trade deadline came.

Jamison went from being the man on the Washington Wizards, to playing "Robin" to Lebron James' "Batman" in Cleveland, and I went from being favored to win a title to being playoff fodder.

Control your team's fate by preparing for the inevitable deadline deals.  The following players are people you could get right now that stand to gain the most from potential trades.

Of course, some of the deals won't get made, so making moves to add guys prior to the passing of the deadline is risky...but with greater risk comes greater reward.

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