3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/24/16 and 5/25/16 Slate
With only one game apiece on both Tuesday and Wednesday, daily fantasy contests that begin today include both nights.
One of the keys to finding success in daily fantasy basketball is uncovering potential value plays. If you're looking to roster a stud player or two, you'll need to find one of these lower-priced options to squeeze everyone into your lineup.
Let's take a look at three guys who can help fill the gaps in your lineup.
Cory Joseph, PG, Toronto Raptors
FanDuel Price: $3,700
Cory Joseph has now put together four straight games of really good basketball. Unfortunately, the playing time wasn't there for the first and fourth game of the series.
He is averaging 0.82 fantasy points per minute in the Conference Finals, so the production is there. Kyle Lowry had a great night, which limited Joseph's playing time and production.
Joseph is a near-minimum priced guy who offers a lot of savings. If he can see close to his Game 2 (27) or Game 3 (31) minutes, Joseph will have a great opportunity to score over 20 fantasy points at a very low cost.
Andre Iguodala, SF, Golden State Warriors
FanDuel Price: $4,500
Andre Iguodala was able to reach 4.7 times his cost (points per $1,000 in salary) in just 24 minutes of action in Game 3. He is now averaging 23.1 fantasy points through the first three games of the series.
Barring another blowout by either team, Iguodala should play close to 35 minutes in Game 4. He is averaging 0.84 fantasy points per minute this series.
The defending Finals MVP hasn't been below 20 fantasy points in the series so far, and with the expected minutes, he will likely surpass that mark again.
Dion Waiters, SG, Oklahoma City Thunder
FanDuel Price: $3,900
Dion Waiters is proving to be a viable inexpensive fantasy option. Coming in at just under $4,000, Waiters is averaging 17.7 fantasy points in the first three games of the series.
Waiters is always a key piece in the Thunder offense, but he was an even bigger deal in Game 3 as Oklahoma City went with a small-ball lineup.
The guard out of Syracuse is currently averaging 4.5 times his salary in the series and helps you pay up for an extra superstar for your lineup.