Paul George, SF, OKC Thunder
The reason why PG should be on everyone's DFS roster is that Russell Westbrook will be serving his one-game suspension Monday night. He is averaging 30 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.7 steals over his last three. Expect him to be more aggressive as the Thunder's primary scorer and facilitator for the night.
Devin Booker, SG, Phoenix Suns
Speaking of being a primary scorer and facilitator for the team, Booker has done that and more for the Read More
1. Giannis Antetokounmpo, PG/SF, Milwaukee Bucks
It's not that the Greek Freak will produce anything less than a 45-point DFS night, but I just don't like the fact that they're on the tail end of a back-to-back. Of course, I could be wrong and the possibility that Giannis will go ballistic against Portland after a loss to LeBron James and the Cavs but I favor James Harden (without CP3) at home against Dallas or Blake Griffin against Phoenix.
2. Elfrid Payton (PG, Orland Magic) and Dennis Smith Read More
There's not much to like about the Orlando Magic last season except that they let their group of youngsters develop and see for themselves what works and what doesn't.
It's especially encouraging to see then-coach Jacque Vaughn decide to let Elfrid Payton get all the minutes he can in during the last 20 games or so. The Louisiana-Lafayette product never played less than 31 minutes and the results, however mixed they were, are worth something to look forward to.
This season, the Read More
It's very seldom for young studs to go right on and be statistically dominant right away. As such, growing pains are to expected, and it sometimes take very long, too.
However, more often than not, these young players have shown capabilities that sometimes belie their ages. They may be 15-20 minute rotation guys now or buried at the end of the bench for long stretches or being taken for the ride as soon as they boarded the ship. Regardless, let's stop the guessing game and get right to it.
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Rudy Gobert messed up everybody's lineup last night and by everybody, I meant me and more than a third of daily fantasy basketball junkies that spent 16% of their cap for the French center.
If you've been here long enough, you can do a lot with $8100. And for the most part in that ugly game at Staples, it was an undrafted slotman out of Kansas,with around $3000 worth of DK salary, that played like the best center on the court.
To sum it up, it was a night of disappointment.
Anthony Davis hurt Read More