Description: NBA DFS And Fantasy Team Picks, Studs, Values, Projections, Match Centre on August 24: Oklahoma throw the Rockets in a predicament after fighting back hard to limit their deficit to 2-1
Looking out of the tie after enduring two successive defeats, Oklahoma City Thunder showed that their candle continues to flicker in the playoffs. Defeating the Rockets 117-109, the side bridged the back to just the one game deficit in the series, one which the side is very much capable of erasing come today’s forthcoming matchup.
Where the fireworks are set to go off in this tie, things are set to be far more subdued in the remaining clashes. Miami Heat are set to become the third side to make it into the semi-finals with a win today taking them to a clean 4-0 sweep while the Lakers are widely touted to down Portland yet again and edge closer to the next stage.
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Luka Doncic, 10,800
There’s just no halting Luka Doncic at the moment. He’s spearheading Dallas Mavericks’ cause at the moment with his ever reliable and dependable quality coming to the fore once again for the side in game 2.
Only this time, his 28 points, 7 assists and 8 rebounds ended up transpiring into a game winning performance for the club. Sitting on the brink of yet another triple-double on the day, the point guard is torching his way into the annuls of the finest players this season to see him retain his place in our side.
D.J. Augustin, 4,600
D.J. Augustin has been in terrific touch inside the bubble for Orlando Magic. Top scoring for the side in the bygone clash, he came up with 24 points for his side as his precision in gobbling up the field points saw him come up with a stellar show.
Alex Caruso, 3,700
Inconsistency has been a massive cause of concern for Caruso this term. However, despite this, he makes for a must have pick for today’s clash owing to his elevated minutes out on the court and the 16 points he pulled off for the side along with his dimes in game 4.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 7,400
Shai’s worth to Oklahoma just can’t be undermined this season. He was asked to play almost the entire of game 3 and he fully reposed the faith earmarked in him to pull off a scrumptious 26 points and 7 rebounds for the club against the Rockets.
The playoffs have seen Holiday be handed over a mammoth responsibility. And unlike the seeding round, he’s on the ascendancy inside the playoffs with his ability to line up the boards and spin and slams serving him fruitfully.
Danuel House Jr, 5,000
Danuel was yet again at his dependable and flawless best for the Rockets. Although his side ended up losing their first encounter in the playoffs, Danuel delivered yet another enchanting 15 points and 10 rebounds with his fight and character serving the side perfectly in helping occult Oklahoma from scoring past them.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, 11,100
Giannis has done it all for Milwaukee this season. The Eastern Conference leaders’ power forward dropped 35 points, 7 assists and 11 rebounds in game 3, a performance which saw him go straight for the jugular from minute one as he left the opposition aghast with his ability to shoot from the midrange region.
Anthony Davis, 10,500
Finally having brushed off a slight knee injury, Anthony Davis has lead his side to two wins on the spin in the playoffs. He came up with a behemoth 29 points, 8 assists and 11 rebounds in game 3, a performance which was a testament to his imminent MVP stature.
Khem Birch, 3,400
Khem is going from strength to strength inside the bubble. The playoffs have seen him show why he’s worthy of escalated minutes on the court as he not only came up with the boards for the side as he defended his rim but also managed to latch onto the second chance points and free throws.
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