NBA DFS Preseason Primer: Thursday, October 17th

Hello Grinders. We have a five-game slate upon us but I want to give a heads up that I will be traveling today, meaning I will not be able to update the primer or be active on Discord for news/lineups/questions. I’m hoping the Discord chat can help other RG members today and continue being a solid resource. I’ll be back on Friday for the final preseason slate, so my advice is to really use this as a primer and first look, then stay on top of the news as best as you can. Let’s dive in.

Heat @ Magic


This is the front end of a back-to-back for the Heat where they play again on Friday, so proceed with some caution. Kelly Olynyk is probable to make his preseason debut. Only 17 players traveled for this game per this tweet, where Skyler Flatten, Udonis Haslem and James Johnson stayed back in Miami.

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About the Author

  • Allan Lem (fathalpert)

  • Allan Lem (aka fathalpert) began playing fantasy sports in high school and transitioned to DFS in 2015. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics and lives in California with his wife and two kids. He dreams of winning a big tournament so he can try cashing one of those giant cardboard checks at his local bank.


  • deactivated146352

    When does LineupHQ for NBA come online or is it offline due to preseason?

  • fathalpert

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    @tannic said...

    When does LineupHQ for NBA come online or is it offline due to preseason?

    The team will need to run projections for the first slate and then it will be online. I passed along your request to the LineupHQ team. Thanks.

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