Will the "taking my talents" joke ever get old when talking about traveling to Miami? Man, I hope not.
Anyways, your Toronto Raptors, talents, etc. as they head to South Beach tonight to take on the Miami Heat. As usual, we're here to give you the opportunity to play along with this and other games on tonight's 12-game NBA slate, simply by joining one of the many one-day fantasy basketball tournaments available on FanDuel.
Here are some links to get you started:
- Click here to enter the contest we're promoting tonight. It only costs $2 to play, the top 23,000 entries win an immediate cash payout, and first place walks away with a cool $15,000.
- If you're not sure how FanDuel works, check out our initial post on the partnership from the start of the season.
If you're looking for a Raptor to get into your lineup tonight, we've got two suggestions for tonight:
DeMar DeRozan ($7,700)
The reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week is playing incredibly well as of late, averaging 39.2 fantasy points per game over his last five. During that span, his averages of 26.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.8 blocks, and 2.0 turnovers per contest are well worth the $7,700 price of admission. DeRozan is also impressively productive in the second game of back-to-backs, averaging 23.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 0.8 steals, 0.3 blocks, and 1.2 turnovers in six such contests this season, while shooting 46.2% from the field. Keep firing him up for the safe floor and tantalizing ceiling.
Bismack Biyombo ($4,000)
Biz continues to start in place of the injured Jonas Valanciunas and keeps putting up solid fantasy numbers at a near-minimum price. Last night in Charlotte, he had his best game as a Raptor, posting eight points, 18 boards, a steal, zero turnovers and a whopping seven blocked shots, good for 45.6 fantasy points (FP). Over his last six games, Biyombo is averaging 26.8 FP on 8.7 points, 11.5 rebounds, 0.7 steals, 2.2 blocks, and 1.3 turnovers per contest. He posts the occasional matchup-based dud, but against Miami's big frontline of Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside, Biyombo should get plenty of minutes and opportunities to rack up stats at his very affordable price point.
Now, let's take our talents to the comment section and work on constructing some winning lineups.
Editor's Note: SB Nation's partner FanDuel is running a $200,000 fantasy basketball league tonight. It's $2 to enter and first place wins $15,000. Join now!