Payne's Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup

Last night was a nightmare as Kent Bazemore, Lance Stephenson and Amar'e Stoudemire didn't come close to earning their value. Back to the drawing board for tonight.

PG - Trey Burke, $5800 - I'm following the minutes here as he didn't have more than four in any category last night. Tonight should be a much easier go as the 76ers are terrible.

SG - Dion Waiters, $4400 - This looks like a mistake considering he's topped 30 FPs over his last two games since returning from injury. The Knicks are not a great team defensively.

SF - Gordon Hayward, $7500 - It's too good of a matchup and he could approach a triple-double if Philly keeps this close.

PF - Thaddeus Young, $7500 - He should be priced about $1500 more and I'd consider taking him at that price. Him, Waiters and the next pick were easy takes tonight.

C - Marcin Gortat, $6800 - He's recorded at least 30 FPs in consecutive games forever now and has an awesome matchup.

F - Chris Douglas-Roberts, $3200 - Will be the most owned player tonight despite the bad matchup. Recorded 34.5 FPs last night and is dirt cheap.

G - Darren Collison, $4900 - I might switch this to Jamal Crawford depending on whether or not he plays. I'll go with whoever is starting.

Util - Blake Griffin, $9400 - This is going to be a blowout but I think he can do enough in three quarters to earn his value. Almost had a triple-double last game and I trust him more than Chris Paul right now.


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