NBA DFS Write-up & Optimal Lineups - Playoff Edition: April 16
James Grande breaks down today's three-game DFS NBA slate and gives you his GPP lineups.
Orlando Magic @ Toronto Raptors
From the month of February on, the Magic were just .5 games worse than the Raptors, so I'm not sure many people should be shocked the Magic went into Toronto and stole Game 1. I'm not sitting here calling a sweep or anything, but the Magic also happen to be one of the best defensive units in the league. They finished the year eighth in DRtg and were even better after the All-Star break ranking fifth.
Toronto ranked third, which is why Vegas is giving them a 10.5 point cushion here. Let's get into some Magic players. Everytime the Magic needed a basket, they turned to D.J. Augustin , who went 9-for-13 and hit four three's, scoring 25 actual points in this one. Toronto was slightly worse (16th) than league average at defending the point-guard position according to DvP. Augustin has been a fantastic distributor lately, notching six-plus assists in six-of-seven games. Head Coach Steve Clifford made it very...