New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder Fantasy Basketball Preview – 02/11/16
The New Orleans Pelicans (20-32) will travel to Oklahoma Thursday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena to battle the Oklahoma City Thunder (39-14). FanPicks.com has this Fantasy Basketball game on tap for tonight’s DFS action. Here are the latest Fantasy Basketball preview:
The New Orleans Pelicans come into this matchup on a 2 game winning streak. Their latest victory was on Wednesday against the Utah Jazz, 100-96. Jrue Holiday had an incredible game coming off the bench with 21 pts, 6 boards, 9 assists and has proven to be a crucial sixth man for the team this season. All star Anthony Davis added 19 pts, 5 assists and 4 boards shooting from the field 7 of 15. Davis has been shining this seasons averaging 23.5 pts and 10.2 boards per game. Alexis Ajinca also added 11 boards coming from the bench with 8 pts. Tyreke Evans missed his 8 straight game with fears that he may need a knee surgery which will end his season unfortunately. New Orleans sits in the 12th spot in the Western Conference and will definitely need a constant solid second half of the season if they have any hopes of clinching a low seed for the Playoffs.
The Thunder have bounced back from their tough loss to league leading and defending champions Golden State Warriors with a convincing 122-106 win on the road on Monday against the Suns in Phoenix. Kevin Durant, always consistent, added 32 pts, with 6 boards and 3 assists. His dynamic duo partner, Russell Westbrook tallied with 29 pts, 8 assists and 8 boards. KD ranks thrd in points scored this season behind Stephen Curry and his old teammate James Harden, averaging 27.8 pts per game. Big man Dion Waiters finished the game with 15 pts and 4 assists. OKC has a firm lock on the 3rd spot of the Western Conference. The All Star Break will surely help them to rest and prepare as they host tough opponents in the second half of this month.