After getting Monday night off, Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook ($12,600) is back in action Tuesday as the Thunder visit Portland. That's one of six games on the NBA schedule, and with Westbrook available many FanDuel players will look to add him to their rosters. In his most recent game Westbrook's triple-double streak cam to an end at seven games, but he was still highly productive in leading Oklahoma City to a three-point win over Boston on Sunday. Westbrook finished the game with 37 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, two steals and seven turnovers, with the stat line working out to 57.4 FanDuel points.
Averaging 58.4 FanDuel points per game this season, Westbrook has surpassed the 60-point mark in nine games. Tuesday's matchup with the Blazers will be an interesting one, as Portland has two talented guards of their own in Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum. Yet neither would be considered a lockdown defender, and as a team the Blazers are ranked 28th in scoring defense (111.7 points allowed per game) and 30th in defensive rating (112.4). Those poor numbers can be partly attributed to Portland being without Al-Farouq Aminu, who has returned to the lineup. But there's still the issue of defending high-level perimeter players, which could mean another big night for Westbrook.
Here are our roster picks for Tuesday's games, working with the rules of a nine-player roster and a $60,000 salary cap. NOTE: This was published before Cleveland announced that Kyrie Irving was being rested for tonight's game. (Getty)
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