This is a big one. We’ve got twelve games to choose from, and some super fast-paced games. Let’s do this using the cheat sheet format, with preferred players (in all formats) in GREEN and preferred tournament options in GOLD. These are the players I’ll have nearly locked in my lineups, with the non-highlighted names being peppered in here and there.
FYI: I play primarily on FanDuel, so it’s worth considering that when you look over my picks, as some of them are related to the new blocks, steals scoring etc.
Implied team totals as of 2PM EST:
Confirmed Inactives & Situations to Monitor:
IND: Myles Turner
CLE: Isaiah Thomas, Iman Shumpert
PHO: Eric Bledsoe, Alan Williams, Brandon Knight
WAS: Markieff Morris
MIL: Jabari Parker, Greg Monroe
CHA: Nicolas Batum, Michael Carter-Williams
ATL: Ersan Ilyasova
PHI: Markelle Fultz, Richaun Holmes, Jahlil Okafor
SAC: Zach Randolph (Questionable), George Hill (Questionable)
BOS: Gordon Hayward, Marcus Morris (Questionable)
CHI: Zach LaVine, Bobby Portis, Nikola Mirotic, Cameron Payne
MIA: Rodney McGruder, Hassan Whiteside (Questionable), Goran Dragic (Questionable)
HOU: Chris Paul
NY: Joakim Noah, Ron Baker
ORL: Elfrid Payton
MEM: Marc Gasol (Questionable), Mike Conley, JaMychal Green
NO: Rajon Rondo, Frank Jackson, Solomon Hill, Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik
POR: Meyers Leonard
UTA: Joe Johnson, Dante Exum
TOR: Jonas Valanciunas (Probable), Serge Ibaka (Probable)
DEN: Juan Hernangomez
DAL: Seth Curry, Dorian Finney-Smith, Josh McRoberts
LAC: Milos Teodosic
Tyreke Evans (if Gasol out)
Tim Hardaway Jr.
Otto Porter Jr.
Marc Gasol (if active)
This post will be updated as news/lineups emerge, and as I continue to research the slate. Come back frequently to check for updates!
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