Daily Fantasy NBA 3/26/14: Matchup Plays and Value Picks
Fantasy Basketball Daily Leagues: Sleeper Picks and Advice for Tonight's Matchups
March 26, 2014
With a very busy set of NBA games on tap for tonight (10, to be exact), the coming hours will be quite active for fantasy basketball owners. Let’s jump out in front of the crowd by taking our daily look at some of the trending players on the waiver wire radar. If you’re looking for a sleeper or a matchup play for this evening, here’s where to start.
Ramon Sessions, PG/SG, Milwaukee Bucks: Sessions is probably the most-added fantasy player out there over the past day or so. He’s coming off a season-high 28 points, six rebounds and seven assists against the Clippers (the Bucks still lost, but hey) and is probably the most attractive fantasy piece on the Milwaukee roster at the moment.
Sessions has been pretty consistent as of late, so don’t worry too much about a major downswing. he’s got six straight double-digit scoring outings to his credit, and that won’t change tonight against the Lakers.
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Gorgui Dieng, C, Minnesota Timberwolves: Those fantasy owners who have picked up Dieng after his recent surge are probably hoping that Nikola Pekovic stays out for the rest of the year. That’s quite possible, as the T-Wolves look like they’re already making summer plans. Dieng, meanwhile, is coming off an 11-point, 17-rebound effort in his last outing.
Dieng is a consistent threat to put up a double-double at any given time, so if you need big-man help, he’s your guy. He’ll get Atlanta at home tonight and should be added immediately if he’s still available.
Avery Bradley, PG/SG, Boston Celtics: Bradley has made some frequent appearances in this space so far during the season, and here he is again. In his last appearance--which was all the way back on Friday against the Nets--he put up 28 points, four rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block with four made three-pointers.
That gives Bradley 10 made threes over his last two games, so he’s definitely feeling it right now. He’ll be at home against Toronto tonight in the first installment of a home-and-home, so he makes sense as a scoring option in fantasy.
Brian Roberts, PG/SG, New Orleans Pelicans: The Pelicans have managed to string together three consecutive wins and look like a team on the rise. Roberts has been a big part of their recent success, which includes a 17-point, three-rebound, six-assist, one-steal and one-block effort against Brooklyn.
That gives Roberts six double-digit scoring outings in his last seven games. He won’t light the stat sheet on fire, but should provide solid points and a handful of assists with relative consistency. The Clippers are in town tonight.
Henry Sims, C, Philadelphia 76ers: There’s not much to like in Philadelphia right now, given the fact that their losing streak has reached epic proportions. Still, Sims is a fantasy player of note, as he’s put up double-digits in his last three straight. That includes 10 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and two steals against the Spurs.
If Sims is out there, and if you need a big man on your fantasy roster, you could definitely do worse. He doesn’t play until tomorrow in Houston, though, so keep that in mind.
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