All posts by DFS Basketball Guy

Steph Returns and a Few Players to Build your Lineup around for Saturday, December 1st.

Steph Curry Returns in Detroit Steph Curry makes his return to the Warriors after being sidelined for 11 games with a groin injury. The Warriors went 5-6 in Curry’s absence and they have slide to 4th in the Western Conference. The Warriors have had some struggles this season. They suffered their first 4 game losing streak in the Steve Kerr era, Durant’s future was up in the air coming into the season and his problems with Draymond have only made the situation worse and they have had to deal Read More

Sunday Recap and 4 Picks for Monday, November 26th

Redick under performed slightly, but the other 3 players got their numbers. Last night may have been the last of getting Siakam as a value pick. He hovers around a double double every game and is good for a couple of steals and blocks on the defensive end. He was $6,100 against the Heat, I don’t think you will see him under $6,700 for the next couple of games.  The Cavs and Markelle The Cavs went into Philly and beat the Sixers , then they beat the Rockets at home lead by Collin Read More

4 Players to Have on your DraftKings Lineup for Sunday, November 25th

Nice 6 game slate on Sunday, here are 4 players I am going with on DraftKings. Kemba Walker Walker has been dragging this Hornets team on his back into playoff contention in the East. The top 4 in the East are set, the other 4 spots are up for grabs. The Pacers should be the 5th seed, but after that it gets a little crazy. The Magic have surprised early, so have the Pistons, while the Heat and the Wizards have under performed so far. It may take an MVP calibre performance by Kemba to get them Read More

Navigating a Monster 13 Game Slate for Wednesday, November 21st

I am not a big fan of these huge slates, I like a 4-9 games. I playing a little lighter than usual tonight. Here are 4 players I am taking on DraftKings. Steven Adams Steven Adams will be a problem for the Warriors tonight. Adams is averaging 15 and 10, he grabs 5 offensive rebounds a game, he is going to be a handful for the Golden States bigs. Looney gets the start tonight at Center and Jerebko is starting for Draymond who is missing his 3rd straight game. Adams’ salary isn’t too Read More

Saturday Recap and 4 picks for Sunday, November 11th

I fell into some foul trouble with Cunningham and Matthews had an off night, that cost me the Quints and GPPs. I was able to cash a couple of 50/50s, I hope you used the 4 pick I gave out and had better luck filling in the rest of your lineup. 4 Picks for Sunday Clint Capela Clint Capela is a double double machine this season. He has 8 double doubles in the 10 games he has played. He could be putting up Embiid like numbers if he could hit his free throw. He is only shooting 54% from Read More

Raptors Hot Start and 4 Players You Need in Your DraftKings Lineup for Saturday, November 10th

  The Raptors Look Unstoppable I was worried about the DeRozan/Kawhi trade when it first happened. I wasn’t concerned about the value, the Raptors won the trade, I was worried about Kawhi wanting to play in Toronto. My worries were laid to rest a few games into the season Kawhi leads the team in PPG with 26, rebounds with 8, steals with 1.8 and he will be a candidate for DPOY. Danny Green came over in the trade as well and he is been great for Toronto whether he is starting or Read More

The Pistons and Blake’s 50 Point Night, The First Place Denver Nuggets and 4 Must-Plays on DraftKings for Wednesday, October 24th.

Blake Griffin’s Career Night Blake Griffin showed that he can still dominate an NBA basketball game. Griffin scored a career high 50 points, including the game winning layup and 1 in OT to win the game. Blake had 14 rebounds to go along with his 50 points and he added 6 assists. Heading into the season I didn’t have the Pistons making the playoffs, sample size is too small to change my mind, but they have been playing well enough to win. The Pistons are 3-0 under new coach Dwane Casey Read More

Melee at Staples Center, Jokic’s perfect night and 4 must plays for Sunday, October 21st.

Crazy Finish in L.A. LeBron’s first game at Staples Center was definitely a memorable one. James score 24 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 block, nobody cares about that at all because of what happened late in the 4th quarter. The Rockets were up 1 with 4:13 left in the game when Brandon Ingram fouls James Harden. Ingram went right to up to Harden after the whistle and gave him a healthy two handed shove. Harden looked confused by the push, Ingram gets a technical then gets Read More

Takeaways from Opening Week and a Few Picks for Friday, October 19th

Here are 4 takeaways from the opening games of the season and 4 picks for tonight on DraftKings. Mo Bamba Looked great in his Magic Debut Bamba looked very good in his NBA debut, he finished with 13 points, 7 assists and 2 blocks in 25 minutes. Vucevic had pretty much the same stat line, 14 and 8 in 28 minutes. The Magic were a -17 with Vucevic in the game and +13 when Bamba was playing. It only took 1 game to see he is clearly the future at Center for the Magic, but right now you can still Read More

2018-19 NBA Predictions

NBA season starts tonight, here are my picks for MVP, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, 6th man, Most Improved Player and Finals Pick. MVP - Giannis Giannis is set to have an MVP season. He is the best player in the East, Instagram posts show he has been living in the gym and he finally has a coach that will be able to do something with this Milwaukee team. The Freak averaged 27P/10R/5A last season, I can see him averaging 30+ and winning the scoring title Read More