While all 30 NBA teams are in action
Friday, only 14 of the 15 games will be available FanDuel owners to choose from in "main" leagues with the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics being the lone exception. With that being the case productive daily fantasy options such as Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas are off the board, but there are more than enough options available for this to not be an issue at all. One question to consider when building a lineup for Friday: do you load up on players from teams expected to win in dominant fashion?
One such example of this is Cleveland, which hosts a Dallas Mavericks team that's been hit hard by injuries and has a record of two wins and 12 losses. Dallas' troubles have primarily come on the offensive end of the floor
, as they ranked last in the NBA in scoring offense and 29th in offensive rating. A middle of the pack team defensively, hanging with a team like the Cavaliers is difficult to do when you struggle to score. Does that mean FanDuel players should load up on LeBron James ($9,800), Kevin Love ($7,800)
and Kyrie Irving ($7,600)? Grabbing at least one of those three wouldn't be a bad idea for Friday.
Here are our picks for Friday's games, working within the rules of a nine-player roster with a salary cap of $60,000. (Getty)