NBA Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks
Dominate your competition with our NBA Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks, create the winning lineup at Fanpicks.com. Quicken Loans Arena hosts the gamet between the Brooklyn Nets (21-53) and Cleveland Cavaliers (52-22).
Brooklyn’s current road jaunt hasn’t gotten off to a great start as the team has lost two straight away from home, getting routed 139-105 by the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. Thomas Robinson topped the Nets in scoring with 18 points, hauling in 12 rebounds for the double-double and going 8 of 13 from field goal range. Wayne Ellington came off the bench for and scored 12 points and a pair of rebounds, going 4 of 10 from the paint and 3 of 5 from beyond the arc. Fellow reservists Sean Kilpatrick and Markel Brown both put up 11 points, with Kilpatrick adding 3 assists and 2 steals and Brown facilitating 5 assists. Kilpatrick has put up double digits in in 10 consecutive contests and is averaging 13.1 points and 1.8 rebounds over his 15 games played this season. The Nets are sitting at 14th place in the Eastern Conference and have eight games left in their 2015-16 campaign, with visits scheduled against playoffs contenders the Wizards, Hornets and Pacers.
The sputtering Cavaliers have traded a series of victories and defeats in their last few outings, their latest result a 106-100 home court loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. In a match-up during which LeBron James was being rested in preparation for the Playoffs, Kyrie Irving recorded a team-leading 31 points and 8 assists, going 5 of 11 from long range and 8 of 9 from the free throw line. Tristan Thompson came off the pine for a double-double on the strength of a 16-point, 10-rebound performance, draining eight of his nine attempts from the foul line. Kevin Love had a double-double as well, with 13 points, 11 boards and a pair of three-pointers. Cleveland seems content to coast for the remainder of the season, sitting two-and-a-half games ahead of the Toronto Raptors in first place in the East.
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G Sergey Karasev (BKN)
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