Fantasy basketball picks: Best DraftKings NBA DFS plays for Game 2 of the NBA Finals


DraftKings contributor Matt Meiselman joins The Sweat in giving his favorite DraftKings game Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

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Video transcript

Matt Meiselman:

It would be great if Derrick White and Al Horford could hit every shot. I don’t expect this to happen again. The thing that I think will change and opens up an interesting DFS situation is that Marcus Smart only played 30 minutes. There was nothing wrong with him physically, it was just that Pritchard was so good that Ime Udoka couldn’t make a substitute there.

So I will go back to Smart. I think in that price range, like Draymond had a good fantasy game, obviously Horford had a good fantasy game, Derrick White is way cheaper and had a really good fantasy game, but Smart was good too, and he did it in just 30 minutes, hitting four three-pointers. I think Smart should play more than that in the future in the series. I think people might be a little cautious about Smart and assume the minutes being lower were because of his ankle. This was clearly not the case. They need his defense most of the time against Steph Curry. He did a great job on him, you know, once they figured out what to do in the first trimester. I think Smart’s minutes go back to the next game, and he’s open all the time because there’s so much attention on Tatum, Brown, and now Horford and White, like you have to leave someone behind. open, and Marcus Smart can hit three. So I like his fantastic prospects for the next game.

Matt’s Pick: Marcus Smart ($8,000)

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