Description: NBA DFS And Fantasy Team Picks, Studs, Values, Projections, Match Centre on August 20: Eighth seeded sides spring up a colossal surprise in the foregone round of this slate
When these four games were drawn up and got underway on day 2 of the playoffs, few had envisaged the set of events which ended up unravelling on the day. Both the Lakers and Milwaukee were thumped by 8th seeded opponents, results which sent tremors across the land of NBA 2019-20.
The results saw both the conference leaders dwindle in their quest of getting off to a strong start in the playoffs, a peril which either side will be looking to wrench out of at the earliest plausible. Its what increases the ramifications for either side as we get ready to usher in game 2 this Thursday.
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Malcolm Brogdon, 6,900
With a string of names set to miss for the Pacers today, Malcom Brodgon will once again taken centrestage for the side. With 22 points and 10 assists the last time around, he showed he’s more than willing to take over the mantle of his side’s scoring ambit to make him a must have selection for us.
Eric Bledsoe, 5,300
With Milwaukee Bucks stunned the last time around, the team will be less willing to shuffle around its starting 5 today. It will see Eric Bledsoe play out a magnitude of the impending affair with the side needing him to elevate his 15 points from the bygone shooting around.
George Hill, 4,900
Accompanying Bledsoe from Milwaukee is George Hill. His ability to control the centre of the court with his quick ball rotations and layup the dimes makes him a crucial name for the side, someone more than capable of pulling off pivotal turnovers of possession.
Wesley Matthews, 3,200
Wesley Matthews is a pick which can go either way. After a lacklustre outing in the seeding round, he massively upped the ante come the playoffs to show why he’s been such a regular part of his team’s starting rotations.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, 11,300
Giannis left no stone unturned to try and reive an obliterating Milwaukee side in game 1 of their scrimmage against Orlando. He was at his dependable best as ever as he came up with 31 points, 7 assists and 17 rebounds, a performance which alluded towards his impending pick as the season’s MVP.
James Ennis III, 4,000
No Gordon the last time around for Orlando saw James Ennis get an escalated role in the team’s gameplan. And he ensured he took the opportunity accorded to him as he pulled off a sensational display of shooting inside the paint to rip Milwaukee’s defence into shreds.
Danuel House Jr., 4,700
He wasn’t at his effect best in game 1 but Danuel still managed to pull off 9 points and 5 rebounds on the day. More importantly, Westbrook’s absence saw him get 29 minutes to come up and deliver his floating jump shots for the side.
Anthony Davis, 10,500
Although he’s questionable today with a sore knee, Davis is bound to step out onto the court today. The Lakers were sullied in game 1 and with the side needing to reaffirm its stature today, the club can’t do without the services of the myriad Davis who ran the show the last time around with 28 points and 11 rebounds.
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