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Fantasy Basketball Picks: Top DraftKings NBA DFS Value Plays for April 22

Garion Thorne joins The Sweat to give his favorite DraftKings value play for tonight’s NBA slate.

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DraftKings contributor Garion Thorne joins The Sweat to give his favorite DraftKings value play for tonight’s NBA slate.

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Video Transcript

Garion Thorne:

I kind of just think Chris Paul is, like, a free space. It’s not quite the same as when Paul is out and you just have to put in Devin Booker into a lineup, but it’s pretty close. If one of these guys is out and the other is less than $9,000, it’s really just kind of simple logic here. Paul averaged 1.27 DraftKings fantasy points per minute with Booker off the court during the regular season, and so far in this series, even with Devin Booker playing a majority of the minutes, Paul is averaging almost 1.5 DraftKings points per minute.

You know he’s basically locked into a double-double in this contest, it’s going to be a little up-tempo because of how the Pelicans play—I just think Paul should probably be closer to $10K considering Booker isn’t playing. So the fact you’re getting him at $8.9K is just a steal.

Garion’s Pick: Chris Paul ($8,900)

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