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Welcome everyone to your Run Pure Sports – NBA DFS Daily Breakdown. Today we will be previewing Wednesday’s huge 11-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.

76’ERS (119.5) -6.5, 232.5 vs NETS (113)

The Philadelphia 76’ers (37-17) will welcome in the Brooklyn Nets (37-17) to the Wells Fargo Arena in a battle between the top two seeds in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia won in Dallas on Monday 113-95 behind Joel Embiid’s 36 points and 7 rebounds. Furkan Korkmaz had 20 points off the bench. They have won five of their last seven games. The Nets were playing without James Harden and Kyrie Irving when they won in Minnesota 127-97 last night. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 31 points in the win. Joe Harris added 23. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. Harden will not play tonight. Keep an eye on rest of injury news throughout the day as Durant is now listed as doubtful as well.

Injury News-

Philadelphia – George Hill, OUT, Anthony Tolliver, Questionable

Brooklyn – James Harden, OUT, Tyler Johnson, OUT, Kevin Durant, Doubtful, Blake Griffin, Doubtful, Kyrie Irving, Questionable, LaMarcus Aldridge, Questionable, Chris Chiozza, Questionable

DFS Targets

Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant (if in), Joe Harris

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HORNETS (108.5) -4, 213 vs CAVALIERS (104.5)

The shorthanded Charlotte Hornets (27-26) will play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers (19-34) at the Spectrum Center. The Hornets have been without four starters at different times the past month. LaMelo Ball has been out since March 20th and PJ Washington, Gordon Hayward and Terry Rozier have all missed time. They are coming off a 101-93 home loss to the Lakers. Devonte’ Graham led the way with 19 points and 6 assists. Caleb Martin had 17 points and 10 rebounds while Bismack Biyombo added 10 points and 12 rebounds. The Cavaliers played without Darius Garland and Collin Sexton when they lost at home to the Pelicans 116-109 on Sunday night. Dean Wade led the way with 21 points and 6 rebounds. Kevin Love added 19 points. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. 

Injury News

Charlotte – LaMelo Ball, OUT, Terry Rozier, OUT, PJ Washington, OUT, Gordon Hayward, OUT

Cleveland – Dylan Windler, OUT, Damyean Dotson, OUT, Darius Garland, Questionable, Collin Sexton, Questionable 

DFS Targets

  • Monitor injury news throughout the day today for both teams.

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SPURS (112) 2.5, 221.5 @ RAPTORS (109.5)

The San Antonio Spurs (26-26) will look to build off back-to-back road wins when they take on the Toronto Raptors (21-34). The Spurs are coming off wins in Dallas (119-117) and Orlando (120-97) after dropping their previous five games. DeMar DeRozan led six players in double figures in their win over the Magic with 19 points and 6 assists. Dejounte Murray added 17 points and 6 assists. The Raptors are coming off a 108-103 loss to the Hawks. Pascal Siakam led the way with 30 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Malachi Flynn added 22. They have lost four of their last five and seven of their last 10 games.

Injury News

Toronto – Fred VanVleet, OUT, DeAndre’ Bembry, Questionable, Jalen Harris, Questionable, Paul Watson, Questionable, Kyle Lowry, Probable

San Antonio – Trey Lyles, OUT, Gorgui Dieng, OUT

DFS Targets

Pascal Siakam, DeMar DeRozan

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PELICANS (111.5) -2.5, 220.5 vs KNICKS (109)

The New Orleans Pelicans (25-29) will look to stay hot when they host the New York Knicks (28-27). The Pelicans beat the Kings 117-110 on Monday for their third win in a row after dropping four of their previous five. Brandon Ingram led the way with 34 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Zion Williamson added 30 points and 6 rebounds. The Knicks are also riding a three-game winning streak after their 111-96 win over the Lakers. Julius Randle continued his breakout season with 34 points on 13-23 shooting and 10 rebounds. Elfrid Payton added 20 points.

Injury News

New Orleans – Nickeil Alexander-Walker, OUT, Lonzo Ball, Doubtful, James Johnson, Questionable

NY Knicks – John Henson, Questionable

DFS Targets

Zion Williamson, Julius Randle

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BULLS (114.5) -9.5, 219.5 vs MAGIC (105)

The Chicago Bulls (22-31) are hoping to break a three-game losing streak when it host the Orlando Magic (17-37). The Bulls return home after a 2-3 road trip capped off with a 101-90 loss in Memphis. Zach LaVine had 21 points and 9 assists in the loss. Thaddeus Young had 20 points and Nikola Vucevic added 17 points and 10 rebounds. They have lost nine of their last 12 games. The Magic will try to break a six-game losing streak after losing at home to the Spurs on Monday 120-97. R.J. Hampton led the way off the bench with 16 points and 8 rebounds.

Injury News

Chicago – Garrett Temple, Probable

Orlando – Otto Porter, OUT, Chuma Okeke, Questionable, Mo Bamba, Questionable

DFS Targets

Zach LaVine, Wendell Carter Jr.

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CLIPPERS (116.5) -9.5, 223.5 @ PISTONS (107)

The Los Angeles Clippers (38-18) will travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons (16-38) from Little Caesars Arena The Clippers won in Indiana last night 126-115 to extend their winning streak to six games. Paul George and Marcus Morris Sr. have picked up the scoring slack in the absence of Kawhi Leonard the past two games. George had scored 68 points and recorded 17 assists while Morris Sr has scored 55 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. The Pistons lost to the Clippers at the Staples Center 131-124 on Sunday. Josh Jackson led the way with 26 points. Saddiq Bey had 25 and Cory Joseph added 18 points and 13 assists. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.   

Injury News

LA Clippers – Serge Ibaka, OUT, Kawhi Leonard, Questionable

Detroit – Dennis Smith Jr., OUT, Rodney McGruder, OUT

DFS Targets

Paul George, Marcus Morris Sr., Josh Jackson, Jerami Grant

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PACERS (118) -5, 231 @ ROCKETS (113)

The Indiana Pacers (25-28) open up a three-game road trip when they travel to Houston to take on the Rockets (14-40). The Pacers had their three-game winning broken last night when they lost at home to the Clippers 126-115. Malcomb Brogdon had a team-high 29 points. Caris LeVert had 26 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists and Domantas Sabonis added 20 points and 13 rebounds. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Rockets return home after an 0-3 west coast road trip. They lost in Phoenix 126-120 on Monday night and have now lost eight of their last nine games. Christian Wood led the way with 25 points and 15 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr., added 22 points and 14 assists.

Injury News

Indiana – Myles Turner, OUT

Houston – Eric Gordon, OUT, Danuel House, OUT, Sterling Brown, OUT, David Nwaba, OUT, Dante Exum, OUT, D.J. Augustin, OUT

DFS Targets

Christian Wood, Kevin Porter Jr., Malcomb Brogdon, Domantas Sabonis

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WARRIORS (118) 11, 225 @ THUNDER (107)

The Golden State Warriors (26-28) will look to stay hot when they travel to Oklahoma City to take on the struggling Thunder (20-34). The Warriors are coming of a big win over the Nuggets at home on Monday 116-107. Steph Curry led the way with a season-high 53 points on 14-24 shooting. He was 10-18 from 3-point range. Draymond Green added 18 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. They have won three of their last four games. The injury-riddled Thunder have lost seven games in a row and 10 of their last 11. They lost in Utah last night 106-96. Luguentz Dort had a career-high 42 points on 16-31 shooting, including 7-11 from 3-point range. Moses Brown added 12 points and 15 rebounds.

Injury News

Golden State – Eric Paschall, OUT, Kelly Oubre Jr., Doubtful

Oklahoma City –  Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, OUT, Mike Muscala, Questionable, Aleksej Pokusevski, Questionable

DFS Targets

Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Luguentz Dort, Moses Brown

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MAVERICKS (114) -2, 226 @ GRIZZLIES (112)

The Memphis Grizzlies (27-25) will look to ride a red hot Jonas Valanciunas when it host the Dallas Mavericks (29-24). Valanciunas has recorded a franchise record 15 consecutive double-doubles. He scored a team-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a 101-90 win over the Bulls on Monday night. Ja Morant added 13 points and 10 assists. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Mavericks are coming off consecutive home losses to San Antonio (119-117) and Philadelphia (113-95). Luka Doncic led the way in the loss to the 76’ers with 32 points. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Memphis – Justise Winslow, OUT, De ‘Anthony Melton, OUT

DFS Targets

Luka Doncic, Jonas Valanciunas

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NUGGETS (108.5) -4, 213 vs HEAT (104.5)

The Denver Nuggets (34-20) will look to rebound after losing Jamal Murray to a season-ending ACL injury late in their 116-107 loss in Golden State on Monday. Without Murray they will look to get back on track when the Miami Heat (28-26) come to town. The Nuggets have lost two in a row after they had won their previous eight games. The Heat had won four of their previous five games before losing in Phoenix last night 106-86. jimmy Butler led a balanced offensive attack with 18 points and 8 assists. Bam Adebayo added 11 points and 10 rebounds. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

Injury News

Denver – Jamal Murray, OUT, Shaq Harrison, OUT

Miami – Jimmy Butler, Questionable

DFS Targets

Bam Adebayo, Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr.

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WIZARDS (119) -1.5, 236.5 @ KINGS (117.5)

The Sacramento Kings (22-32) return home after a terrible road trip to host the surging Washington Wizards (20-33). The Kings went 0-4 on the trip and have now lost seven games in a row to further hurt their playoff chances. In their loss to the Pelicans 117-110 on Monday, De’ Aaron Fox had a monster game with 43 points on 15-30 shooting and added 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Harrison Barnes added 16 points and 11 rebounds. The Wizards meanwhile have won three of their last four and are coming off a big 125-121 win in Utah breaking the Jazz’s 24-game home court winning streak. Bradley Beal led the way with 34 points and Russell Westbrook added yet another triple-double with 25 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists.

Injury News

Sacramento – Richaun Holmes, Doubtful, Buddy Hield, Questionable

DFS Targets

Russell Westbrook, De’Aaron Fox

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