It's time for Daily Fantasy Challenge. Fadeaway World will advise you through the NBA Playoffs. Are you ready for the fantasy selection?
Today, we have four games: Wizards vs Raptors, Pelicans vs Warriors, Bucks vs Bulls and Mavericks vs Rockets.
This is Fadeaway Predictions, State of Fantasy by Alonzo Warond.
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Pick of the Day
PF Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans
Stats vs New Orleans Pelicans: 13.8 PTS, 12.3 REB, 3.5 AST, 1.8 BLK, 0.8 STL, 50.0% FG
D. Green will play everything tonight. Without David Lee, you can expect full minutes and lot of rebounds versus Pelicans. He can play two position, and we can expect defense combination vs Anthony Davis.
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PG John Wall, Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors
Stats vs Toronto Raptors: 19.0 PTS, 5.0 REB, 9.0 AST, 0.7 STL, 40.0% FG
John Wall knows how to play with playoff intensity. Tonight, maybe he won't have many points, but you can expect lot of assists, rebounds and steals.
SG James Harden, Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks
10.500$ (Draft Kings)
Stats vs Dallas Mavericks: 24.8 PTS, 6.0 REB, 5.8 AST, 2.3 STL, 2.5 3PTS, 44.3% FG
It's playoff time for James Harden and Houston Rockets. If he wants to play in the next round, he must destroy Dallas Mavericks. The first game, 35+ points.
PF/C Marreese Speights, Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans
Stat vs New Orleans Pelicans: 10.8 PTS, 4.8 REB, 0.8 AST, 0.8 BLK, 54.5% FG
The second unit. Every playoff team must have player with points from the bench. Speights is X-Factor in this series. Anthony Davis will not play versus second unit, and who can stops Speights tonight? You can expect 12+ points.
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The Big Fail
PF, Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors
Stats vs Golden State Warriors: 29.5 PTS, 12.5 REB, 2.5 AST, 3.5 BLK, 2.0 STL, 60.0% FG
I know that you are reading and thinking "Alonzo Warond is crazy", but Anthony Davis is playing his first playoff game (the big pressure) and he is playing versus Golden State Warriors.
11.000$ is a lot of budget for tonight. Try to avoid him, because Bogut, Igoudala and Green will play the great defense vs Anthony Davis.
Try to avoid for tonight: Derrick Rose (6.600$). He is not 100% ready and Bucks is not serious opponents versus Bulls. He will not play in the Derick Rose's speed mode, so leave him and select another point guard.