There are a whopping 13 games going on in the NBA tonight, including your Toronto Raptors heading to Atlanta to take on the first place Hawks. With 26 teams to choose from and just one day removed from what was arguably the most active trade deadline in NBA history, this has the potential to be the wildest night of daily fantasy sports ever.
There will be many opportunities to gain an edge on the competition, as fantasy players try to keep up with who will play for their new teams tonight, which players will be stepping into bigger roles, etc.
If you're interested in getting in on the madness, we have a way that you can do so:
- You can join one of FanDuel's most popular tournaments tonight by clicking here. It's only $2 to submit a lineup and roughly the top 20% of entries win money, including $10,000 for the best entry.
- If you're not a FanDuel member yet, Raptors HQ readers get a 100 percent first time matching deposit bonus (up to $200) by clicking here to sign-up.
- Just a reminder, we use the hashtag #FanDuelSBN on Twitter for all of our tournaments.
- Finally, if you're new to the game, our initial post about FanDuel and how it works is a good place to learn about it.
The Raptors stood completely still at the trade deadline, so their rotations and roles should stay close to the same as they were before the All-Star break. If you're looking for that kind of consistency and want to get a Raptor in your lineup tonight, may we suggest:
DeMar DeRozan ($6,900)
DeMar has been great against the Hawks this season, averaging 22.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 2.7 steals through three games, while shooting 46.0 percent from the field, 50.0 percent from three-point range, and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The 4.7 turnovers are an eyesore, but that comes with the territory with his 31.9% usage rate against Atlanta this season. If he can keep the popcorn stats popping and find a way to limit the turnovers, he should have an easy time exceeding value at his relatively low $6,900 price tag.
As I mentioned, tonight will be a wild night on FanDuel, with all the player movement that went down in the NBA yesterday. Lineup construction will be a crucial process tonight, so let's develop something in the comment section.
Note: This is a sponsored post from FanDuel, a site that features all sorts of one-day fantasy basketball tournaments like this one (which costs only $2 to play and features $10,000 for first place). All of the opinions in this post are my own, and as an FYI, FanDuel gave me some cash to play its daily fantasy games.