FanDuel NBA Core Plays: Wednesday, December 6th

Andy Means will be bringing Premium subscribers his top cash game plays and tournament pivots to build around. A former Duke basketball walk-on and now top-ranked DFS player, Andy will take an in-depth look into each of his core plays, and then blend it all together from a roster construction perspective. On weekends, the preseason maestro you all know and love, Allan Lem, takes the reigns.

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Wednesday, December 6th

For those that read this article last year, welcome back. For those that are new, thanks for reading! Here is a quick review of what I am trying to accomplish with NBA Core Plays.

First and foremost, the Core Plays I reference below are for cash game formats (e.g. 50/50, H2H, double-ups). They are the players I think you absolutely must have in your cash game lineup(s) on that day’s main slate. There is a ton of great DFS information available nowadays. However, it can also be difficult to comb through all of that information and know whom exactly to put in your lineup. After reading a lot of articles and listening to a few podcasts, you suddenly are left thinking that there are 20 guys you should be putting into your cash game lineup (“Player X is an elite play!”; “Player Y is perfect for cash games!”; “Player Z is viable in all formats!”).

My goal with this article is to actually prioritize all of those viable plays.


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  • Andy Means (meansy53)

  • Andy Means, aka meansy53, was a walk-on with the esteemed Duke University basketball team for three years before graduating in 2004. He has a Masters in Accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and has been playing DFS since 2014 – professionally since 2016. He is a featured contributor for RotoGrinders who has qualified for multiple live finals and has been a consistent top-ranked Grinder.

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Comments

  • Dr3ambash3r

    Hey meansy53 great article. How do you feel about Dwayne Wade/Jae Crowder as a pair or Avery Bradley / Taj Gibson as a pair if you had to choose between the 2 in fanduel cash?

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    @Dr3ambash3r said...

    Hey meansy53 great article. How do you feel about Dwayne Wade/Jae Crowder as a pair or Avery Bradley / Taj Gibson as a pair if you had to choose between the 2 in fanduel cash?

    I wouldn’t go near either of those two Cavs in cash games, so I would choose the second one except use Moore instead of Bradley.

  • Clecavs

    Who are you thinking at PG other than Rondo for Fanduel cash? Is SG between Thompson/Holiday and Moore?

  • Dr3ambash3r

    Jeff Teague or Austin Rivers in cash if you had to choose? Also Andrew Wiggins or Evan Fournier? If I play Wiggins that would be pairing him with Teague/Gibson. And thanks for the responses I appreciate the help.

  • Clecavs

    Is 4 pelicans too much in cash? Cousins/holiday/rondo/Moore

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    @Clecavs said...

    Who are you thinking at PG other than Rondo for Fanduel cash? Is SG between Thompson/Holiday and Moore?

    Definitely two of those three for shooting guard.

    At point guard, I think it is Bledsoe, Teague, or Rozier with Rondo.

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    @Clecavs said...

    Is 4 pelicans too much in cash? Cousins/holiday/rondo/Moore

    Nope

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    @Dr3ambash3r said...

    Jeff Teague or Austin Rivers in cash if you had to choose? Also Andrew Wiggins or Evan Fournier? If I play Wiggins that would be pairing him with Teague/Gibson. And thanks for the responses I appreciate the help.

    Teague.

    Wiggins if I had to choose, but I would prefer two of the three I just mentioned in another post.

  • Dr3ambash3r

    Thanks once again. Faired or Randolph in cash?

  • DMATHEWS80

    Faried

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    @Dr3ambash3r said...

    Thanks once again. Faired or Randolph in cash?

    Small lean to Z-Bo, but I don’t feel great about it.

  • Clecavs

    Favorite Cash PF’s?

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    @Clecavs said...

    Favorite Cash PF’s?

    Just finished updating my CVR; that is probably the best place to look.

  • Dr3ambash3r

    Whats your view on Marcus smart and also Jayson Tatum?

  • dhorton8813

    are either marvin Williams or kaminsky in play in uppaced game vs warriors and no draymond?

  • stucker28

    Was this your final core?

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