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DraftKings and FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/23/22): NBA DFS Lineups

We have the traditionally massive Thanksgiving Eve slant on tap Wednesday night, with 12 games on the docket. Even with some likely big-name absences, we have a robust and diversified player pool to work with.

There are some very good options in favorable matchups across each price point on the salary cap at each position, setting up what should be a fun night of lineup construction for both cash games and tournaments.

This article will provide you with my daily fantasy basketball lineup picks for DraftKings and FanDuel on 11/23/22. Remember to monitor the NBA injury report as the slate can completely change before lineups lock, which is at 7:00 pm ET tonight. Good luck, RotoBallers.

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DraftKings and FanDuel Guards - NBA DFS Lineup Picks

Stephen Curry - PG, GSW vs. LAC ($10,800 DK; $10,400 FD)    

Curry will come in well rested after sitting out Monday's game against the Pelicans, giving him two full days off since his last game. Curry scored a jaw-dropping 77.5 DK/76.7 FD points in that contest against Houston, and he's shooting 57.9 percent, including 49.0 percent from three-point range, over nine November games thus far. Curry hasn't faced the Clippers yet this season, but he had a pair of tallies over greater than 60 DK points against L.A. in the 2021-22 campaign.

The Clippers check in playing point guards tough thus far this season, but Paul George (hamstring) will miss Wednesday's game, which naturally has a significant impact on L.A.'s defensive prowess. Additionally, Curry is shooting no worse than 47.1 percent and as high as 75.4 percent from the six major distance ranges on the floor, giving him tremendous upside, especially in a matchup where the opponent is already allowing over 48 fantasy points per game on either site to point guards.

Anthony Edwards - SG, MIN at IND ($8,000 DK; $7,800 FD)

Edwards has had a couple of clunkers like any other player, but the third-year pro has mostly delivered while putting up career highs in points (22.1), rebounds (5.8) and assists (3.9) and also shooting a career-best 45.6 percent. Edwards comes into Wednesday's matchup running hot as well, as he's averaged 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.0 block across his last three games while averaging a massive 11.7 three-point attempts per game in that span.

The Pacers make for an excellent target in terms of Edwards keeping up his hot streak, as Indiana is allowing 114.2 points per home game, along with the fifth-highest three-point shooting percentage overall (37.6). Indy has also been especially susceptible to shooting guards, giving an NBA-high 25.9 offensive efficiency rating to the position along with the third-most DK (46.3) and third-most FD (45.1) points per game to the position.

Zach LaVine - SG, CHI at MIL ($7,100 DK; $6,900 FD)

LaVine naturally carries the upside of a much higher-salaried player, making the current investment required to roster him very intriguing. The standout shooting guard has gone through a couple of rough patches in the first month-plus of the season, which may be responsible for his bargain figures. However, as he offered a reminder of in his last game, these are numbers LaVine is highly capable of outpacing. Following a nightmarish four-point showing against the Magic two games ago, LaVine bounced back to produce 40.8 DK/38.5 FD points against the Celtics on Monday night.

He's been at 33.3 or more DK points and 32.9 or more FD points on nine occasions apiece, and Wednesday, he'll tangle with a Bucks team that's given up the seventh-highest offensive efficiency rating to shooting guards (23.9), along with over 40 fantasy points per game to the position on either site. LaVine's offensive profile also happens to have some good synergy with the player he may have in front of him frequently, Grayson Allen -- while Allen has given up 48.6 percent shooting on shots in the 15-19-foot range, LaVine is draining 46.7 percent of  his attempts from that distance, making it his second-most productive shooting range on the floor.

ALSO CONSIDER: Darius Garland - PG, CLE vs. POR ($8,800 DK; $8,300 FD)

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DraftKings and FanDuel Forwards - NBA DFS Lineup Picks

Giannis Antetokounmpo - PF/C, MIL vs. CHI ($12,300 DK, $11,800 FD)

Antetokounmpo went off for 58.3 DK/59.4 FD points against the Blazers on Monday night, his latest stellar outing in a season already full of them. The big man's inclusion speaks for itself, but it's worth pointing out that even his $12K-plus salary on DK keeps viable for tournaments when considering he'll face a Bulls team that's allowed an NBA-high 31.8 offensive efficiency rating to power forwards, along with 49.0 percent shooting, including 42.9 percent from distance, to the position.

Antetokounmpo's floor on either site would qualify as a ceiling game for many players -- he's scored no fewer than 41 DK and 37.6 FD points in any game this season. Meanwhile, Chicago is surrendering over 48 DK and over 45 FD points per game to fours, and they're also giving up 50.3 points in the paint per road game, a notable bump up from their 45.8 home figure.

Jaylen Brown - SG/SF, BOS vs. DAL ($8,500 DK; $8,500 FD)

Brown may take the floor Wednesday night without Jayson Tatum (ankle), a scenario in which he's sporting an absurd 37.5 percent usage rate and averaging 47 DK/43.8 FD points per 36 minutes in thus far this season. The star wing is an appealing play at his current salaries with or without his star teammate available, as Brown has been between 42 and 53.5 DK points in 10 of 16 games thus far and between 39.5 and 48.5 FD points in nine contests, strong-to-excellent returns on his required investment.

The Mavericks come in with a possible absence at shooting guard in Spencer Dinwiddie (shoulder), and Dallas is already allowing over 40 fantasy points per game on either site to twos. Dallas has also proven much more vulnerable to three-point shooting on the road, allowing a 38.5 percent success rate from distance when traveling compared to 34.6 percent at home. Brown can contribute across the stat sheet on most nights as well, giving him plenty of paths to production.

Gordon Hayward - SF, CHA vs. PHI ($6,300 DK; $6,400 FD)

Hayward finally returned from an eight-game absence due to a shoulder injury two games ago and has generated 16.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists in that pair of contests while also shooting 50.0 percent from three-point range. The versatile wing had averaged a solid 31 FD points per game before his injury as well, and he's scored at least 30.5 DK points in six of 10 games while hitting or exceeding 30 FD points in five contests.

The 76ers will be short-handed once again Wednesday and on the second night of a back-to-back set, which makes Hayward all the more appealing at his salaries. Philadelphia also comes in allowing 47.8 percent shooting, including 38.8 percent from behind the arc, to small forwards, furthering Hayward's already strong case.

ALSO CONSIDER: Lauri Markkanen - PF, UTA vs. DET ($8,100 DK; $7,900 FD)

 

DraftKings and FanDuel Centers - NBA DFS Lineup Picks

Nikola Jokic - DEN at OKC ($11,600 DK; $10,500 FD)

Jokic somewhat surprisingly returned from COVID-19 protocols in Tuesday's win over the Pistons and took advantage of the favorable matchup to produce a 31-point, 10-assist, nine-rebound performance that netted 60.3 DK/57.8 FD points. The Joker was able to log 37 minutes coming out of his three-game absence, and assuming he's back out there for a similar workload Wednesday, it could be another prolific night considering the second straight defensively questionable frontcourt he'll face.

OKC is tied for the eighth-highest offensive efficiency rating allowed to centers (32.9) and have also conceded the fourth-most DK (57.7) and FD (57.0) points per game to fives. The Thunder is also yielding the second-most points in the paint per home game (56.3) and an NBA-high 56.6 rebounds per contest overall, setting Jokic up for a potential triple-double night that could make his elevated salaries worth every penny.

Domantas Sabonis - SAC at ATL ($9,600 DK; $9,500 FD)

Sabonis has had a handful of what could be considered down games by his standards this season, but he's also flashed a significant ceiling with six tallies of at least 45 DK points and five of at least 44 on FD as well. The versatile big man is putting up a well-rounded line of 17.0 points, 11.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists while shooting 57.9 percent, and he'll draw a matchup conducive for more strong production Wednesday.

Despite Clint Capela's presence down low, the Hawks are allowing the third-highest offensive efficiency rating to centers (34.4), along with over 53 fantasy points per game to the position on either site. Atlanta is also yielding an Eastern Conference-high 56.7 total rebounds and the third-most points in the paint (54.7) per home game, setting Sabonis up nicely by the numbers for one of his higher-percentile performances.

Ivica Zubac - LAC at GSW ($6,400 DK; $5,800 FD) 

As mentioned in Curry's entry, the Clippers could be without PG 13 on Wednesday night, and Zubac is averaging 38.6 DK/39.2 FD points per 36 minutes without his teammate on the floor. The big man is also coming off a 14-point, 14-rebound double-double that included a pair of assists and blocks apiece in a matchup against the vulnerable Jazz frontcourt Monday night, and the scenario sets up about as favorably for him in Wednesday's clash with the Warriors.

Golden State is allowing the fourth-highest offensive efficiency rating to centers (34.2), along with over 57 DK and over 55 FD points per game to the position. The Dubs rank in the bottom five in points (25.0), rebounds (16.6) and assists (4.4) allowed to fives as well, and L.A.'s miniscule 43.4% shooting surrendered on the road should set him up with plenty of opportunities on the defensive glass in a game that will also bring a bump in pace for the Clippers.

ALSO CONSIDER: Jonas Valanciunas, NOP at SAN ($6,000 DK; $5,600 FD)



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