Description: NBA DFS And Fantasy Team Picks, Studs, Values, Projections, Match Centre on September 17: Cracker of a contest awaits us today when the Eastern Conference traverses its way to its second game in the finals series.
Two worldclass sides, vying it out for a spot in the much yearned and ardently contested for NBA finals’ spot meant we were going to be in for a cracker of an affair. And it was every bit that with Boston Celtics and Miami Heat dishing out a clash worthy of the stage it was occupying.
Both the clubs left no stone unturned, taking game 1 of the series all the way down into overtime. Eventually, it was a Heat side riding high on momentum with confidence rushing through its ranks which managed to prevail 117-114 on the day.
DraftKings NBA DFS Picks
Jayson Tatum, 15,600
Tatum can’t do anything wrong at the moment. The Boston Celtics man was impeccable once again in game 1 as he pulled off a sensational 33-14 double-double for the club to ensure his side were in with a chance of winning the affair till the culminating stages.
Jimmy Butler, 9,200
Butler was once again a steady source of points for Miami Heat. While he can further elevate his showing, the 20 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds he had in game 1 only emote towards a sign of promising things henceforth.
Goran Dragic, 7,800
In a tie determined by only three points, Goran once again emerged as the difference maker for Miami Heat. His ability to traverse to the corners and open the zone to shoot triples saw him pull off a gargantuan 22 points to see him retain his place in our setup.
Marcus Smart, 7,600
With this bound to be yet another relatively low scoring affair, Smart’s ability to make his presence felt inside the paint will be crucial to Boston Celtics. He’s someone whose jump points have been integral to the side’s progress till this stage, a player who is capable of going on a late surge which him alleyoops and spin and slams.
Tyler Herro, 7,000
While he’s made everyone clear of what he’s capable of when shooting baskets, Tyler Hero showed what he’s capable of in the other dockets as well in game 1. In what was his most sensational display till now, he made his presence felt all over the field to be lauded for his expansive skillset.
Brad Wanamaker, 2,800
At a measly 2,800 credits, Brad is someone we just couldn’t let slip for this. After being off the boil for the last couple of weeks, he burst onto the stage in the series’ opener with his 11 points and 6 rebounds making him an instant pick for us.
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