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Veteran pickups paying off for some NBA teams

Kicking the tires on a veteran role player is what most contenders do in the second half of the season, but the pickups rarely prove beneficial. Here are three scrap-heap gambles that worked out for teams hoping to still be making noise in May.

Mike James, Dallas

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