Hump day. 10 games. Let’s go through the positions. By the way, studs for me are going to be priced above 9k, while mid-range is 5-9k, and value is less than 5k.
Russell Westbrook $11200 @ BKN – Russ is the only high-priced, only PG eligible option on this slate. I do like him, but he’s not necessary a priority for me. There is plenty of value though if you do want to go stars and scrubs and squeeze him in.
Steph Curry $9700 @ CLE – Good spot for him here while he is still under 10k. If the game stays closer than expected he could get the low 30s in minutes and completely crush value
Kemba Walker $8100 @ MIN – he still has the upside here and is price has come down quite a bit since he hasn’t hit his ceiling in awhile.
Trae Young $6000 vs WAS – Great matchup in what should be a fast-paced battle of terrible defenses. It sounds like Rivers is moving into the starting lineup whic means this matchup is just as good if Wall was playing “defense”.
Jamal Murray $6700 @ ORL – No Harris and no Barton means he should have a higher usage and play plenty minutes. Got to love him here going against a Magic team on the second night of a back to back.
Lonzo Ball $5200 vs SA – just seems a bit too cheap for me. Risky of course with the low floor, but has decent upside at this price with Rondo still out.
George Hill $3700 vs GSW – so much for a minutes limit as he played 35 minutes last game. He’s going to be very popular because of that
T.J. McConnell $3400 @ TOR – playing backup point guard minutes now with Fultz which makes him intriguing at this price point. Now last game Chandler was out, so seeing 30+ minutes tonight probably won’t happen, but 22-25 is not unreasonable.
Austin Rivers $3400 @ ATL – with Wall out and Austin starting someone is going to have to take the usage. While Beal will take the most, Rivers is not afraid to get his shots up.
Colin Sexton $4900 vs GSW – Still played 32 minutes last game with Hill back and getting 35 minutes himself. Now that affects his usage, but under 5k Sexton needs some consideration.