NBA Core Plays: Sunday, February 10th

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 great Justin Van Zuiden takes the reigns.

Sunday, February 10th

Happy Sunday, Grinders! I am here to keep you covered over the weekend, and hopefully we can make some nice NBA cheddar along the way!

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. So the first player you see listed below is who I think is the most important. The second player listed is the second most important and so on and so forth. I will usually provide 3-4 players each day. While some (or all) of the plays may seem obvious, we still want to make those plays and let our opponents be the ones to make the mistakes.  Not building around this core set of players, in my opinion, is a recipe for an unprofitable night. 

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  • Kauf20

    Thoughts on the early slate ? Any value guys you like there ?

  • kyastanley1

    Read the NBA grinddown for early slate picks.

  • Kauf20

    Excellent point.

  • stlcardinals84

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    @Kauf20 said...

    Thoughts on the early slate ? Any value guys you like there ?

    Early slate is a tough one for value. Kleber and Powell make the most sense – Kleber a little safer and Powell has a little more upside depending on his minutes.

  • Billsbestone

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    Must see Waiters reach value a 2nd time this year before I could play him short of Max entries.

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