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Fantasy Basketball Picks: Top DraftKings NBA DFS Value Plays for June 8

Nick Friar joins The Sweat to give his favorite DraftKings value plays for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

DraftKings contributor Nick Friar joins The Sweat to give his favorite DraftKings value plays for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

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Video Transcript

Nick Friar:

I’m looking at trying to find a couple of value guys for you, because as I mentioned already, if you go and have Marcus Smart, you can go and have a couple of higher-priced options like Steph Curry and/or Jayson Tatum, maybe Jaylen Brown as well. But featuring a salary saver or two is going to make a big difference in trying to do that as well.

I know you guys are talking about Daniel Theis, and yeah, he’s probably not going to get a ton of minutes, but he has played in those first two games and we haven’t seen Grant Williams get as many minutes as he normally does. At $1.6K, that’s a guy who could help you save quite a bit of salary and still has a chance to get you some points.

The other guy who I like a little bit more if he does play—because he is one of those guys who is listed as questionable—is Andre Iguodala. He’s a little bit cheaper at $1K. With Iguodala, if he’s cleared to play, we know he’s going to play, and he’s going to get his 12-15 minutes, and he can get you a little bit of everything out there. Most importantly with these two guys, when they can get you a little bit of points, they’re going to allow you to roster guys who can rack them up big time.

Nick’s Picks: Daniel Theis ($1,600), Andre Iguodala ($1,000—if Iguodala plays)

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