It is difficult to determine which players to recommend for Monday’s eight-game NBA slate since there are so many injuries that need to be monitored leading up to tip-off including a trio of Warriors (Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green), Victor Oladipo and Ben Simmons. The late-breaking news on which of these players play or sit will largely determine where you will want to go with your lineup construction.
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The grid below is a snapshot of today’s slate that shows the overall rating for each position for each team. The numbers highlighted in red are the positions that are in the top 25% of their position for the slate and indicate good plays. Meanwhile, the numbers highlighted in blue are the positions that are in the bottom 25% of their respective position for the slate and are positions to avoid.