DraftKings NBA DFS Picks: Josh Engleman’s Top 5 Plays, Including D’Angelo Russell (February 1)

These five players are a great starting point for your DraftKings NBA DFS lineup. Keep an eye on injury updates and playing time, and consider stacking players from the same team for added upside.

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No. 5: Eric Gordon, Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets guard has been a key contributor for his team, averaging 15.0 points and 2.0 3-pointers made per game. He has a high floor and a decent ceiling, making him a solid choice for DFS.

No. 4: D’Angelo Russell, Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves guard has been a top producer this season, averaging 24.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game. He is an excellent scoring option and is always a threat to go off for a big game.

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No. 3: Jabari Smith, Houston Rockets

Smith has been on a tear lately, scoring at least 20 points in several recent games. He has been filling the stat sheet in multiple categories and is a high-upside pick for NBA DFS.

No. 2: Tre Jones, San Antonio Spurs

The young point guard for the San Antonio Spurs has been playing well lately, with solid numbers in points, rebounds and assists. He has been a consistent contributor for the Spurs and is a great value play for DFS.

No. 1: Rudy Gobert, Minnesota Timberwolves

Gobert is having an exceptional season, averaging 14.0 points, 13.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game. He is an elite rim protector and a double-double machine, making him a top choice for tonight’s NBA DFS slate.

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Josh Engleman
Josh is Contributor for Awesemo.com where he hosts video and writes content regularly across the primary sports of MLB, NBA, and NFL as well as contributing to the development of models and projections for soccer. He originally started producing projections & articles for Reddit's r/DFSports in 2014 where he built a loyal following that brought him to where he is today. Josh is most known for his elaborate Excel spreadsheets, which he shares in all of his video content. You can find him on Twitter or hanging out in Awesemo's Premium Slack. You can contact Josh by emailing [email protected].

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