DFS NBA Write-Up & Optimal Lineups: October 23
James Grande pores over all of the statistics, splits and matchups to uncover the very best DFS NBA players for today's write-up and example lineups.
*****FD GPP Example #2 is my min salary punt lineup*****
*UPDATE as of 1:30 PM EST*
- Andre Drummond (illness) is now PROBABLE
- Ben Simmons (back) now DOUBTFUL
*UPDATE as of 5:20 PM EST*
- Jamal Murray (leg) NOT on injury report for today's game.
Philadelphia 76ers @ Detroit Pistons
I’m actually surprised we were given a total for this game as I’m writing this (10:00 AM EST) seeing how both Andre Drummond and Ben Simmons are both questionable for their respective teams. It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t give you a breakdown on how I view each team with and without their star players.
If Simmons is active here, things are very clear. They don’t have has as many options because three guys - Simmons, Joel Embiid , J.J. Redick -- suck up all of the team’s usage. They’d all be very good plays here as they all have strong individual matchups. Dario Saric and Rob Covington are...