Description: NBA DFS And Fantasy Team Picks, Studs, Values, Projections, Match Centre on August 22: Usual service resumes with the Lakers and Milwaukee restoring parity in their respective series.
After round 1 threw some unprecedented results our way, round 2 of this slate went more according to plan. All the top seeds registered wins on the day as the Lakers and Milwaukee put to bed any lingering doubts over their form after being thumped by 8th seeds in their respective game 1 of the playoffs.
Game 3 promises to offer us much of the same with no sudden surprises expected today either. With the top seeds having wind in their sails with their ships stabilised, all four should have little qualms in furthering their winning spin and moving one step closer towards asserting progression from this round of the showpiece league.
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Goran Dragic, 6,000
The only real encounter which will see us be regaled in a humdinger between two sides capable of matching each other every step of the day, Miami Heat hold the edge in this one owing to Goran Dragic. The point guard has now for two straight games emerged as the game winner with him delivering a behemoth 20 points, 6 assists and 3 rebounds in game 2.
D.J. Augustin, 4,200
Delivering 10 points for the second encounter on the bounce, D.J. Augustin managed to pull off that number despite not being at his efficient best the last time around. The player has an ability to come up with offhanded shots and free throws, one which always makes him good for a solid amount of points despite not converting at a high rate.
Tyler Herro, 5,400
Accorded with over 30 minutes for the second scrimmage in a row, Tyler Herro ensured he made the most of his minutes on the court. The Miami Heat man was crucial to his side’s 9 point win as he shot 15 points with his ability to open the zone and layup triples serving his fruitfully.
Torrey Craig, 3,100
Although he got a limited outing on the court the last time around, Torrey craig still managed to register a neat showing. At a measly 3,100 credits, the shooting guard is someone who makes for a must have pick for us today with him having the ability of pulling off points in the paint for his side.
Pat Connaughton, 4,100
Pat Connaughton is going from strength to strength in the bubble. The small forward has made the most of his escalate outings owing to Wesley’s dwindling form with him delivering an imperious 15-11 double-double for Milwaukee the last time around.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, 11,000
He might be listed as questionable for today’s encounter however we envision Giannis taking to the court. His game winning 28-15 double-double was quiessential to Milwaukee restoring parity against Orlando, a performance which once again alluded to his imminent MVP status.
Anthony Davis, 10,200
The real value for today’s set of fixtures lies in this docket of our DFS side. We opened up our purses to opt for two studs here with Anthony Davis from the Lakers being an indispensable pick for us.
The power forward came up with yet another imperious display of shooitng his reverse scoops and spin and slams but more importantly winning the battle of the boards. It was a complete performance from a player who is spearheading his side’s march towards the glistening trophy.
Brook Lopez, 5,300
He might be a lowkey player but Brook Lopez’s importance to this Milwaukee setup can by no means be undermined. Latching onto the second chance points, sending down free throws and delivering his jump shots, Lopez shot 20 in game 2 to assert his worth to the side.
Nerlens Noel, 3,500
He’s still foraging for an escalated role on the court but after 9 rebounds against Milwaukee the last time around, Noel might finally be asked to dole his expertise for the club on a larger scale today. The tenacious centre has an innate ability to lunge onto the defensive boards and blocks for his club.
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