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Welcome everyone to your Run Pure Sports – NBA DFS Daily Breakdown. Today we will be previewing Friday’s 10 game slate in the NBA. The idea of this article will be to give you a quick glance at the games each day and provide the overnight point spreads, game and team totals along with overnight injury news and potential DFS targets.

RAPTORS (114.5) -2, 227 vs WARRIORS (112.5)

The Golden State (23-25) travel to Toronto to take on the Raptors (18-30). The Warriors lost last night in Miami 116-109 and have now lost five of their last six games. Steph Curry led the way with 36 points and 11 rebounds. Andrew Wiggins added 23 points and 8 rebounds. Draymond Green just missed a triple-double with 16/8/10. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Raptors are coming off a 113-103 loss to Oklahoma City to cap off a miserable month of March with only one win and 13 losses. Gary Trent Jr led the way with 31 points on 12-22 shooting including 6-11 from 3-point range. OG Anunoby added 20 points and 111 rebounds. 

Injury News

Golden State – Kevin Looney, Probable, Eric Paschall, Questionable, Jordan Poole, Questionable, Steph Curry, Questionable

Toronto – Kyle Lowry, OUT, Patrick McCaw, OUT, Jalen Harris, OUT, DeAndre’ Bembry, Probable, Stanley Johnson, Probable, 

DFS Targets

Steph Curry, Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr

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CELTICS (116.5) -9.5, 223.5 vs ROCKETS (107)

The Celtics (23-25) will look to break a two-game losing streak when it host the Houston Rockets (13-34). They are coming off home losses to New Orleans (115-109) and Dallas (113-108). Jayson Tatum had 25 points and 9 rebounds and Jaylen Brown added 24. They have now lost seven of their last 10 games. The Rockets come in off a 120-108 loss in Brooklyn. Kevin Porter Jr led the way with 20 points, Danuel House added 18. John Wall sat out the game with a knee injury.

Injury News

Boston – Tristan Thompson, OUT, Semi Ojeleye, OUT, Robert Williams, Probable, Romeo Langford, Probable

Houston – Dante Exum, OUT, John Wall, Questionable

DFS Targets

Jayson Tatum, Kevin Porter Jr., Christian Wood

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MAVERICKS (109.5) -5.5, 213.5 @ KNICKS (104)

The Dallas Mavericks (25-21) look to make it three wins in a row when it travels to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks (24-24). The Mavericks are coming off a 113-108 win in Boston behind 36 points and 8 rebounds from Luka Doncic. Jalen Brunson added 21 points and 5 rebounds off the bench. They are 6-4 in the last 10 games. The Knicks will look to break a two-game losing streak after blowing a 13-point 4th quarter lead and fell to Minnesota 102-101. Julius Randle led the way with 26 points and 12 rebounds. RJ Barrett added 23. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Dallas – J.J. Redick, OUT, Willie Cauley-Stein, Questionable

NY Knicks – Derrick Rose, Questionable, RJ Barrett, Questionable

DFS Targets

Luka Doncic, Julius Randle

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PACERS (113) -4, 222 vs HORNETS (109)

The Indiana Pacers (21-25) will look to break a two-game losing streak when they welcome in the Charlotte Hornets (24-23). The Pacers are coming off a home loss to Miami 92-87. They have now lost seven of their last eight games at home. Myles Turner led the way with 15 points. Caris Lavert and Doug McDermott each had 14 points. Leading scorer Malcolm Brogdon was limited to 7 points on 2-12 shooting. The Hornets are coming off a blowout loss in Brooklyn 111-89. Gordon Hayward and Devonte Graham each had 13 points. They had won four of their previous five games.

Injury News

Charlotte – Malik Monk, Probable

Indians – Domantas Sabonis, Probable, Jeremy Lamb, Questionable

DFS Targets

Domantas Saboonis, Davonte Graham, Terry Rozier

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GRIZZLIES (119) -7, 231 vs TIMBERWOLVES (112)

The Memphis Grizzlies (22-23) look to rebound after a tough to loss to Utah as they welcome in the Minnesota Timberwolves (12-36). The Grizzlies lost at home to Utah 111-107 on Wednesday. In a losing effort Ja Morant led the way with 36 points and 7 assists. Kyle Anderson had 18 points and 11 rebounds and Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 14 rebounds. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. Minnesota is coming in off a 102-101 win over the New York Knicks. Anthony Edwards continues to impress leading the way with 24 points. Karl Anthony-Towns added 18 points and 17 rebounds. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Minnesota – Josh Okogie, Questionable

Memphis – Justise Winslow, OUT, Brandon Clarke, Probable, Grayson Allen, Questionable

DFS Targets

Jonas Valanciunas, Anthony Edwards, KAT

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HAWKS (113) -2, 224 @ PELICANS (111)

The Atlanta Hawks (24-24) travel to New Orleans to take on the Pelicans (21-26) a day after both teams play overtime games a night ago. The Hawks outlasted the Spurs in double overtime in San Antonio 134-129 behind a trio of players with 28 points in Clint Capela (added 17 rebounds), Trae Young (added 12 assists) and Bogdan Bogdanovic. They had lost four of their last five games. The Pelicans were not as fortune in their overtime game losing to the Orlando Magic 115-110. Nickeil Alexander-Walker led the way with 31 points and 8 rebounds. Josh Hart had 14 points and 17 rebounds. The Pelicans played without Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball.

Injury News

New Orleans – Josh Hart, Probable, Zion Williamson, Questionable, Lonzo Ball, Questionable, Brandon Ingram, Questionable, 

Atlanta – Kris Dunn, OUT,  John Collins, OUT, De’Andre Hunter, OUT, Trae Young, Questionable, Clint Capela, Qustionable

DFS Targets

Clint Capela, Bogdan Bogdanovic, (wait on injury news for Pelicans)

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JAZZ (121) -13.5, 228.5 vs BULLS (107.5)

The Utah Jazz (36-11) will look to make it eight straight wins when they welcome in the Chicago Bulls (19-27). The Jazz beat the Grizzlies on the road Wednesday 111-107 to extend their winning streak to seven games. Mike Conley scored 13 of his team-high 26 points in the 4th quarter and Jordan Clarkson added 24 points off the bench. Donovan Mitchell did not play. His status for tonight is questionable, The Bulls have now lost six games in a row after their 121-116 loss in Phoenix on Wednesday. Leading scorer Zach LaVine did not play. Nikola Vucevic led the way with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Thaddeus Young (19/10) and Lauri Markkanen (16/10) each added a double-double.

Injury News

Utah – Joe Ingles, Probable, Donovan Mitchell, Questionable

Chicago – Garrett Temple, OUT, Coby White, Questionable, Zach LaVine, Questionable

DFS Targets

Mike Conley, Nikola Vucevic

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SUNS (116.5) -13, 220 vs THUNDER (103.5)

The Phoenix Suns (33-14) come in on quite a roll as they welcome in the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-27). They have won four games in a row and seven of eight as they moved into the #2 seed in the Western Conference. Devin Booker went off in a 121-116 win over the Bulls scoring 45 points on 17-24 shooting, Chris Paul added another double-double with 19 points and 14 assists. The Thunder are coming off a 113-103 win against Toronto and continue to play competitive basketball most nights despite all the injuries to key players, including leading scorer Shai Gilgeous-Alexander who has been out since March 22nd with plantar fasciitis. The injuries have allowed guys like Svi Mykhailuk, Moses Brown, Isaiah Roby and Theo Maledon to be fantasy options. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Phoenix – Frank Kaminsky, OUT, Torrey Craig, Questionable

Oklahoma City – Darius Bazley, OUT, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, OUT, Luguentz Dort, OUT, Ty Jerome, OUT, Mike Muscala, OUT, 

DFS Targets

JDevin Booker, Deandre Ayton, Svi Mykhailuk, Moses Brown

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BUCKS (120) -3.5, 236.5 @ TRAIL BLAZERS (116.5)

The Milwaukee Bucks (30-17) will travel to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers (29-18) . The Bucks broke a three-game losing streak on Wednesday when they beat a short-handed Lakers team 112-97 in Los Angeles. Jrue Holiday led the way with 28 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 25 points and 10 rebounds. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 124-101 win in Detroit and return home after a perfect 4-0 road trip. Damian Lillard had 33 points and 10 assists in the win over the Pistons. CJ McCollum added 24 points and 8 assists. These two teams played back on Feb 1st in Milwaukee and the Bucks won big 134-106.

Injury News

Milwaukee – P.J. Tucker, OUT, Rodions Kurucs, Probabke, Bobby Portis, Questionable, Jeff Teague, Questionable

DFS Targets

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday, Damian Lillard

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KINGS (114) -5, 223 vs LAKERS (109)

The Sacramento Kings (22-26) will look to stay hot when they welcome in the Los Angeles Lakers (30-18). The Kings had won five games in a row before a 120-106 setback in San Antonio on Wednesday. These two teams played back on March 3rd and the Kings beat the Lakers (without James and Davis) 123-120. The Lakers come in losing five of their past 7 games. Lebron Jams has missed six straight games and could miss the entire month of April. The injuries have opened up fantasy options however in Kyle Kuzma, Dennis Schroder and Montrezl Harrell. 

Injury News

LA Lakers – Lebron James, OUT, Anthony Davis, OUT, Andre Drummond, OUT, Wesley Matthews, Questionable

Sacramento – Hassan Whiteside, Questionable

DFS Targets

De’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Kuzma

 

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