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NBA FanDuel Fantasy Basketball Picks & Lineup Tonight for 4/14/2021

NBA FanDuel fantasy basketball picks and lineup tonight for 4/14/21, including Russell Westbrook.
NBA FanDuel fantasy basketball picks and lineup tonight for 4/14/21, including Russell Westbrook. | Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

The NBA season rolls on tonight, bringing fans some exciting matchups. If you're looking for some advice for your NBA FanDuel lineup tonight, The Duel is here to help.

And be sure to checkout our nightly against the spread (ATS) picks as well.

Without further ado, here are three players to target and two to avoid in Wednesday, 4/14, NBA DFS action.

FanDuel Picks Tonight NBA

Russell Westbrook Fantasy

Target Russell Westbrook, PG, Washington Wizards ($11,200): Russell Westbrook is the most expensive player on Wednesday's DFS slate, and for good reason. Not only is he on fire of late -- registering triple-doubles in nine of his last 10 games -- but he faces the lowly Sacramento Kings tonight. The Kings give up just a fraction less in points per game (118.7) than Washington's league-worst PPG (118.8). They also play at just under a top-10 pace, while the Wizards lead the league in that category. In other words, this game is going to feature a ton of possessions and buckets. That puts Westbrook is prime position to keep his triple-double streak going.

Paul George Fantasy

Target Paul George, SG, Los Angeles Clippers ($9,200): Paul George has woken up. He's put up 50-plus FanDuel fantasy points in each of his last four contests while boosting his PPG to 34.4 in that span. The rim looks enormous to him at the moment, with the forward converting over 55% of his fields goals and 60% of his 3-point shots. He went off for 36 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds on Tuesday with Kawhi Leonard out of the lineup, and his running mate is questionable heading into Wednesday's contest. In a clear groove, George should thrive against the bottom-feeding Detroit Pistons.

Update: Paul George (rest) is now listed as out tonight, so be aware when filling out your lineups tonight.

Devonte' Graham Fantasy

Target Devonte' Graham, SG, Charlotte Hornets ($6,600): Devonte' Graham provides affordable fantasy production tonight. He's upped his fantasy PPG to 31.5 over his last six games, taking on a heightened role as a scorer (15.5 PPG) and distributor (5.8 APG) with Gordon Hayward joining Lonzo Ball on the injured list. Graham heads into a matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who allow the third-best shooting percentage (48.0) to opponents this season. As one of Charlotte's few remaining offensive weapons, Graham should continue his solid performance as of late.

Julius Randle Fantasy

Avoid Julius Randle, PF, New York Knicks ($9,400): Julius Randle could be in danger of failing to live up to his pricetag on Wednesday. While he's averaging 44.2 fantasy PPG this season, he's only surpassed that mark in four of his last nine games, and his turnovers are up from 3.5 per game to 4.4 in that span as well. His double-double potential is always an attractive factor, but he'll now face a formidable New Orleans Pelicans frontcourt in Zion Williamson and Steven Adams. Thanks to that duo, New Orleans is allowing the second-fewest RPG (48.1) in the league. With his turnover struggles and a big rebounding night not likely, it's best to avoid Randle tonight.

Luka Doncic Fantasy

Avoid Luka Doncic, PG, Dallas Mavericks ($10,200): Luka Doncic is the third-most expensive active player tonight even despite his recent play. He's averaging 50.7 fantasy PPG this season, yet Doncic has only eclipsed 50-plus fantasy points once in his last 10 games. And he hasn't registered even a double-double (let alone a triple-double) since March 15. Dallas' do-it-all star simply isn't doing it all anymore, and that hurts his fantasy outlook. The playoff-hopeful Memphis Grizzlies are no pushover, and it's hard to see Doncic getting back to his stat-sheet-stuffing ways on Wednesday.

FanDuel NBA Lineup Tonight From The Duel Staff for 4/14

Based on tonight's targets and avoids, here's the NBA FanDuel lineup The Duel staff has put together for 4/14:

PG: Russell Westbrook ($11,200)
PG: Cole Anthony ($5,200)
SG: Paul George ($9,200) -- Out (rest)
SG: Devonte' Graham ($6,600)
SF: R.J. Barrett ($6,100)
SF: Lugentz Dort ($5,700) 
PF: Brandon Clarke ($4,700) 
PF: Dean Wade ($5,100) 
C: Wendell Carter Jr. ($6,000)

Remaining Salary: $200

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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