NBA: Outside the Box (2.16) February 16, 2017  |  Jason Bales


Happy last day before the All-Star Break!

 

Tournament Locks:

 

John Wall (at IND, $10,700) – John Wall is obviously one of the best fantasy options on the board tonight. There are only two games to choose from, and Wall is likely going to outscore all other fantasy options. Jimmy Butler has a chance to post a higher fantasy output than Wall, but it is unlikely. That said, Wall needs to be rostered in both 50/50 contests and tournaments, especially tonight, as he gets a great matchup against the uptempo Indiana Pacers. The Pacers are going to push the pace of this game forward, and Wall will respond by running the court, as well.

 

Marcin Gortat (at IND, $6,000) – Speaking of the Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers game, Marcin Gortat is the best center option on the board tonight. He is much cheaper on DraftKings than FanDuel, so take advantage of that. In his last nine games, he has over 35 fantasy points in eight of them. He is a very consistent option, and pairing him with John Wall in both 50/50 contests and tournaments is a great move. As previously mentioned, the Indiana Pacers are going to push the pace of this game. Roster Gortat in all leagues, even if it is without Wall.

 

 


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Tournament Steals:

  

Kelly Olynyk (at CHI, $4,500) – Kelly Olynyk is worth consideration in all leagues tonight, but he is generally better suited for tournaments. In his last three games, he has over 30 fantasy points in two of them, posting over 40 fantasy points in 27 minutes against the Utah Jazz. Tonight, he gets a decent matchup against the Chicago Bulls, and it is difficult to find someone as cheap as Olynyk with as much upside as he has, even on a 10-game slate. Tonight is a two-game slate, which makes Olynyk especially valuable. Roster him in all leagues.

 

Monta Ellis (vs WAS, $3,700) – Monta Ellis is another great salary relief option tonight. His upside is not nearly as high as Kelly Olynyk’s, but he has been hitting value rather consistently. As previously mentioned, this game between the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards should be rather uptempo, and that will benefit Ellis. He posted over 25 fantasy points in his last game, which was against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he has over 20 fantasy points in five consecutive games now. He is going to continue to play around 30 minutes for the Pacers, and that is plenty for him to hit value.

 

 

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