The lineup combinations are basically endless (or at least there are too many for any reasonable human being to calculate), and that kind of variation always makes for exciting one-day fantasy basketball tournaments. We're here, as always, to hook you up, get you in on the action, and give you a chance to win some big cash monies.
If you've been following along with our tournaments all season, you know the drill:
- Click here to access the tournament ($2 to play, $150,000 in prizes, $10,000 to the winner),
- Click here to sign up for FanDuel and get a 100 percent first time matching deposit bonus (up to $200) for being a Raptors HQ reader.
- Use the hashtag #FanDuelSBN if you're discussing the tournament on the Twitter.
- Check out our initial post about FanDuel and how it works to learn more about the game.
Your Toronto Raptors are hosting the number one team in the Association tonight, the Golden State Warriors. The last time these two teams met, they combined for 231 points, so there should be plenty of fantasy basketball goodness in those two lineups tonight. If you want a Raptor on your squad tonight, here's a guy I just can't quit lately:
James Johnson ($4,100)
At a near-minimum salary, James Johnson is a valuable lineup filler in GPPs (guaranteed prize pools) like this one because of his massive upside as a starter for the Raptors. He might not always explode on the offensive end, but his strong defensive numbers always set a comfortable floor for him, while leaving you money to spend elsewhere on studs. In his last seven games since returning from a hamstring issue (including six straight starts), Johnson has averaged 13.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.6 steals, 1.3 blocks, and 1.3 turnovers per contest. That's good for 25.1 fantasy points per game over that span - a fantastic return on a mere $4,100 salary.
As I mentioned, tonight will likely be a wild night on FanDuel with all the possible lineup combinations. Let me know yours in the comment section and we'll try to build some winners together.
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.