Your Raptors have won three games in a row and suddenly things aren't so bleak! Maybe 50 wins is still on the table! Perhaps we can gain some momentum going into the playoffs! Maybe we can still win a playoff series!
Seeing as how we're in such a good mood, why not let the good times roll with a one-day fantasy basketball tournament, presented by FanDuel, SB Nation, and Raptors HQ?
There are 10 games on tonight's NBA slate, including the Raptors on the road to take on the Brooklyn Nets (and you know what we say about Brooklyn around here).
Here are your tournament details:
- Click here to enter ($2 to play, $150,000 in prizes, $10,000 for the winner),
- Click here to sign up for FanDuel if you don't have an account. As a Raptors HQ reader, you get a 100 percent first time matching deposit bonus (up to $200).
- If you're talking about the tournament on Twitter, use the hashtag #FanDuelSBN.
- Finally, check out our initial post about FanDuel and how it works if you need to learn more about the game.
Looking to fit a Raptor into your perfectly constructed lineup? I'd go with:
Greivis Vasquez ($4,100)
Kyle Lowry's missed the last four games due to back spasms and he's already being listed as doubtful for tonight's tilt with the Nets. If Lowry doesn't suit up, that means more of Greivis Vasquez in the starting lineup. At a near-minimum salary, Vasquez doesn't have to do too much to hit value, but the chance that he manages to exceed it playing 30.0 minutes per game (as he has over his last four starts) is enough to make him worth a spot in your lineup. Over those four contests, Greivis has had subtle averages of 11.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.0 steal, no blocks, and a mere 1.3 turnovers per game, but that's good enough for a reliable average of 21.1 fantasy points over that span. The dud potential is there, but I'd bet on him getting up to face the rival Nets and making a difference tonight.
Alright, let's roll. Join me in the comment section and we'll put together some cash-worthy lineups!
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.