Daily Fantasy Basketball Recap: 4.27.12

by on Apr.27, 2012, under Quick hits

Patty Mills, Charles Jenkins

Patty Mills was the "Beast of the Night." Yep, it was the last night of a lockout-shortened NBA season. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Beast of the Night: Patty Mills finishes the wild 2011-12 NBA regular season with this honor, thanks to his 34 points, five boards, 12 dimes, one steal, one block and four three-pointers. He shot 56 percent (14-25) from the floor and 100 percent (2-2) from the free-throw line, and turned the ball over four times. It’d be a huge surprise to see him here ever again, but good for him and however many of his owners last night.

Lines for Discussion:
DeMarcus Cousins: 9-19 FG (47%), 5-7 FT (71%), 23 Pts, 19 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 TO; Cousins aggressively put his stamp on the 2011-12 NBA season, finishing with top 60 value

Ed Davis: 10-15 FG (67%), 4-5 FT (80%), 24 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 3 TO; in nine games as a starter this season, Davis averaged 8.3 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.9 steals and 1.6 blocks in 33.5 minutes

Enes Kanter: 4-8 FG (50%), 4-7 FT (57%), 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk, 1 TO; Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap and Derrick Favors are all on Utah’s payroll next season, which means Kanter’s fantasy appeal will be limited to deep leagues

Tristan Thompson: 4-11 FG (36%), 5-8 FT (63%), 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk, 2 TO; with Antawn Jamison gone, Thompson will have some attractive upside next season

All Waiver-Wire Team:
PG: Goran Dragic
SG: J.R. Smith
SF: Kawhi Leonard
PF: Ersan Ilyasova
C: Nikola Pekovic
Bench: Kenneth Faried, Isaiah Thomas, Chandler Parsons, Klay Thompson, Danny Green, Greg Stiemsma, Brandon Rush, Courtney Lee, Jeremy Lin

All-Injured Team:
PG: Derrick Rose
SG: Eric Gordon
SF: Danilo Gallinari
PF: Al Horford
C: Andrew Bogut
Bench: Nene, Stephen Curry, Anderson Varejao, Ricky Rubio, Manu Ginobili, Andrea Bargnani, Kevin Martin, Emeka Okafor, Zach Randolph

For Next Season:
Up: Goran Dragic, Chandler Parsons, Shannon Brown, Gordon Hayward, Tristan Thompson
Down: Steve Nash, Kevin Garnett, Ryan Anderson, Amar’e Stoudemire, Ray Allen

Thanks for reading and commenting during this hectic 2011-12 NBA season. It was much more enjoyable with your company. I hope you got at least a bit of help from these posts. Enjoy the playoffs!

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