FanDuel daily picks: Fantasy basketball lineup – April 18, 2018

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Start at shooting guard and decide if you’re going with Harden and rolling with a Cavaliers/Rockets role player or if you’re going with some combination of Oladipo/Mitchell/Wiggins. You can build a very strong lineup around the trio of James/Westbrook, Wiggins, and Mitchell. If you play that trio, you’ll be taking a risk at center. You may want a more sure thing at center, but it’ll cost you elsewhere. A Harden/Capela stack still leaves you room for Paul George. There will be a couple of risks in the lineup, but on short playoff slates, you’re going to take some sort of risky player every single night.

Example FanDuel Daily Picks Lineup

PG: Darren Collison
PG: Ricky Rubio
SG: Donovan Mitchell
SG: Andrew Wiggins
SF: Bojan Bogdanovic
SF: LeBron James
PF: Jae Crowder
PF: Carmelo Anthony
C: Myles Turner

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Explanation of the stars after each pick: Each one of my picks is ranked on a scale of one to five stars. Picks that I give five stars (∗∗∗∗∗) are players that you almost have to own and I have no reservations about owning at their price. Players that get four stars (∗∗∗∗) are players that I think are strong picks to build your roster around. Three-star players (∗∗∗) are middle-of-the-road solid picks who are fairly reliable to produce a good game. Picks receiving two stars (∗∗) are high-risk, high-reward players who do offer enough upside to be in my picks, but also have a significant risk factor that makes them dangerous. One star (∗) players are picks that are the best option around that price point, but who I don’t think are great options. I would take any one-star player over any option not in my picks, but they aren’t picks to build your roster around.