NBA DFS Core Plays: Saturday, August 1st

Andy Means will be bringing Premium subscribers his top daily fantasy basketball cash game plays and tournament pivots to build around. A former Duke basketball walk-on and now full-time 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 GPP maestro you all know and love, STLCards, takes the reigns.

Wednesday, March 11th

For those that have read this article the past few years, welcome back! For those that are new, I hope you like what you see and stick around for the whole season.

It is imperative that you read the following bullet points before proceeding so you know what I am trying to accomplish with this article, as well as how it will intertwine with some other things we offer here at RotoGrinders (e.g. LineupHQ, Crunch Time).

1. This is a cash game article! These are the players that I think you absolutely must have in your cash game lineup(s) on that day’s main slate.

2. These plays are prioritized. #1 is the first player you should plug in, #2 is the second player you should plug in, etc. Depending on the slate, I could provide as few as two players or as many as five or six.

About the Author

  • 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 displays his extensive basketball knowledge as the lead host of our top premium show – NBA Crunch Time.

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  • Coleistheman

    Happy Birthday Meansy!!

  • billsbestone

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      RG Overall Ranking

    • Ranked #3

      RG Tiered Ranking

    Happy Birthday! Thanks for the great work.

  • Escotch


    (How great have these games been by the way!?)


  • bkfitzg

    Good Stuff,Meansy! Excellent write-up!

  • kjurney

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      RG Overall Ranking

    Who else googled “cervical strain”?

  • Fortyoz40

    Happy Birthday To Da Man Meansy!

  • meansy53

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      2016 DraftKings FBWC Finalist

    • 2016 DraftKings FBBWC Finalist

    @kjurney said...

    Who else googled “cervical strain”?

    How did I know someone in this audience would say that! I almost wrote neck, but I decided to put exactly what was on the injury report.

    Thanks everyone else for the b-day shouts!

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