1.) By A Wide Margin
As in wiiiidddddeeeee!
James Harden is the league's leader for total points scored at 2,006. The second behind him is Paul George at 1,650, which is a 356-point gap. And if you're wondering how many of those are free throws-- it's 546, which is about 27% of his total point production.
2.) All-Star Lineup?
On paper, a lineup of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and DeMarcus Cousins may very well be the best. It seems like defenses are adjusting Read More
1. KD (and Draymond) couldn't guard LeBron.
Basically, nobody could touch LeBron in Game 1 as he went off for a playoff career-high 51 points. But KD, Bron's primary defender, allowed him to score 30 points on 10-for-15 shooting.
To be fair to KD, Draymond Green didn't do a better job, either. Green was LeBron's primary defender in eight possessions, and James scored eight points on 4-for-6 shooting.
Apparently, the Dubs need Iggy real quick or LeBron will probably average 45 in this series.
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A little over a month ago, here’s how my Power Rankings stacked up:
1A) James Harden, PG, HOU (31.6 ppg)
1B) LeBron James, SF, CLE (28.2 ppg)
3) Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS (24 ppg)
4) Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, MIL (29.9)
A LOT has changed in a month so let’s get to some updated rankings
Kevin Durant, SF, GSW, 26.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists
Durant has easily been the most consistent player in the league this year. We’re used to him dropping 26+ points Read More
1. Kevin Durant, SF/PF, Golden State Warriors
Starting with the highest-paid guy, KD is a no-brainer must-start for every DFS team. You have earned as much when you average 34 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 blocks in a four-game span. Expect that kind of numbers especially with Steph Curry out, but since Draymond Green could be on the shelf as well against the Lakers, the Slim Reaper should go berserk in Kobe's jersey retirement night.
2. Omri Casspi, SF/PF, Golden State Warriors
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Kevin Durant, SF, GSW, $10,000
If Durant can calm down and not get thrown out of tonight’s game, then I love his value at $10K. With Steph Curry out the next two weeks with an ankle injury, look for KD to absorb a lot of Curry’s stats and shots. He’s had some ankle issues of his own recently, but he gets a nice matchup with the Hornets tonight.
Kyrie Irving, PG, BOS, $8,900
“The Mask” has been heating up as of late, and hopefully Jayson Tatum’s improved shooting Read More