Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best Last-Minute NBA DraftKings Picks for March 7

March 7th, 2015 by Brian Mazique Leave a reply »

If you're playing DraftKings on Saturday night, Damian Lillard is a solid pick to anchor your lineup. The Portland Trail Blazers star hasn't been scoring much in his last two games, but he's been finding other ways to contribute. Against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 5, Lillard scored just five points, but grabbed 18 rebounds. Most recently, Lillard scored 14 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished five assists and had two steals against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday.

By Lillard's lofty standards, those are down games. In fact, the last two games equate to his worst stretch of the season thus far. On Saturday night he'll be matched against Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves and Rubio aren't exactly defensive stalwarts.

Minnesota is 29th in the NBA in points allowed and opponent's three-point percentage. In two games against Minnesota this season, Lillard is averaging 42 fantasy points. After two sub-par performances, Lillard has the perfect matchup to break out. He'll cost you $8,000 in salary, but it'll be worth it.

Here's the rest of my picks for an optimal DraftKings lineup for Saturday night. Be ...

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