You can always go about constructing your DFS lineups however you want, but I think it is fair to say you might have a hard time putting together a competitive lineup with a bunch of mid-priced guys. You can get away with solid guys on the wing and even center, but I think you pretty much have to pay at point guard. Most of my lineups will be stars-and-scrubs, and while I don’t necessarily love that strategy philosophically, Monday’s slate certainly lends itself to that approach.

Point Guard

Malcolm Delaney played 26 minutes Saturday against Portland, and he has a decent chance at similar playing time Monday with Kent Bazemore out. There is a decent chance Delaney doesn’t do much even if he plays heavy minutes, but he is a solid punt play if you want to pay for James Harden or Nikola Jokic.

If you don’t trust Malcolm Delaney, and nobody would blame you for feeling that way, you should probably pay up at point guard. I don’t usually like to include two of the top point...

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