NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/27/18
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 ton of other great resources to help give you an edge.
We'll also be coming at you with this 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 three-game slate.
Best of the Best
LeBron James ($12,300): The King has seen his salary climb back up after it inexplicably fell below $12,000 in his last game, but it's still not high enough to reflect his numbers in the postseason. He has topped 63 FanDuel points in three of his five games, posting no fewer than 54.4 and averaging a playoff-high 62.9 per game. He also hasn't played fewer than 39.9 minutes in a game, and his 42.6 are tops in the playoffs. That combination of the biggest workload and most dominant fantasy numbers translates to the slate's highest floor and ceiling tonight.
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