NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/22/17
If you're new to daily fantasy basketball -- maybe you started your DFS journey during the MLB or NFL seasons, or maybe basketball is your sport and this will be your first year giving it a shot -- you're in for a treat. The NBA scene changes hugely on a week-to-week, day-to-day, and depending on injury news, even a minute-to-minute basis, making every slate a unique one that requires an ever-changing approach.
With so much changing so quickly, we're here with plenty of tools to help you out. We have daily projections, a matchup heat map, a lineup optimizer and a handful of other awesome tools to help give you an edge.
We'll also be coming at you with a primer every day, breaking down a few of the day's top plays at each price point.
Let's take a look at who you should target on today's main slate, which features all four games and starts at 3 p.m. EST
Best of the Best
Giannis Antetokounmpo ($11,000): The Toronto Raptors should be a difficult matchup, but they haven't been able to do much with Antetokounmpo through three games. The Greek Freak is averaging 46.1 FanDuel points per game in the series, and he put up 39.6 FanDuel points in 33 minutes as Game 3 got out of hand early. With the Golden State Warriors playing the late game and Kevin Durant's status up in the air, Antetokounmpo's safety is really attractive.
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