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DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Lineup Picks (5/25/16 - 5/26/16): NBA DFS Advice

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The NBA Playoffs are heating up! The Raptors and Cavs are locked into a great series, while the same should be said for the Warriors and Thunder. I still believe the Warriors will prevail, but it wouldn't surprise me if any of these four teams were able to win the NBA Championship.

Okay, back to business. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy NBA lineup picks for DraftKings on 5/25/16 - 5/26/16. The DFS lineup picks will range from some of the elite players, to mid-priced options, and value plays on DraftKings.

Without wasting anymore time, here are the picks!


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Russell Westbrook (at GS, $11,200)

As has been the case for the entire Conference Finals, Westbrook is the best option at guard. He has looked great against the Warriors, as he has scored 60+ fantasy points in multiple games. He's a triple double threat every time he steps on the court, and the Warriors don't have anyone that can stop him. Westy can be used in all leagues, once again.

Dion Waiters (at GS, $4,200) 

Waiters has been a huge part of the Thunder's rotation, and he's locked into big minutes from here on out. He doesn't produce an overwhelming amount of rebounds or assists, but he can score and has great upside. Any time a player is on the court, they have the opportunity to score fantasy points, and minutes are arguably the most important aspect to look at when picking a cheap player. Waiters is a great option tonight.


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LeBron James (vs TOR, $10,500) 

While Durant has been my preferred small forward throughout the Conference Finals, James has been playing too well to ignore. He has triple double potential, and James has loads of upside. It's only a matter of time before he begins to take this series over the way everyone knows he can, and tonight is the most important game thus far. He's a fairly consistent player with as much upside as anyone on the slate. He's an elite option.

Channing Frye (vs TOR, $3,900) 

It'll be interesting to see how many minutes Frye plays tonight, as he has played 21 minutes in each of the Cavs last two games, including a game that Kevin Love didn't play a single minute in the fourth quarter. Frye has looked great recently, and he has tremendous upside for his price when given the minutes. He will likely be extremely high owned, but he's an elite option tonight.


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Bismack Biyombo (at CLE, $6,000) 

Jonas Valanciunas was available to play in the last game, but Coach Casey opted not to play him. That could be the case again tonight, as the Cavs will likely try to make him guard the three point line if he's in the game. Biyombo looked great defensively this series and he has been playing extremely well recently. The Raptors could choose to use the "if it isn't broke, don't fix it" strategy. Biyombo is a great option for his price tag again tonight.


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