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Golden State Warriors vs New York Knicks: NBA preview and its predictions

Match Details:

Golden State Warriors vs New York Knicks

9th January 2019

08.00 AM, IST

Venue: ORACLE ArenaOakland, CA

Match Preview:

 

STEP-BY-STEP ANALYSIS:

1. SCORING SYSTEM:

Points scored: 1 point

Rebounds: 1.2

Assist: 1.5

Steals: 3

Blocks: 3

Turnovers: -1

STAR PLAYER: 2X POINTS

 

2.ROSTER CONSTRUCTION:

TEAM LINE-UP AND THEIR POSITIONS:

 

WARRIORS:

  • PG

     Stephen Curry

  • SG

     Klay Thompson

  • SF

     Kevin Durant

  • PF

     D. Green

  • C

     Kevon Looney

BENCH PLAYERS:

Iguodala, Cook, Jerebko, Bell, McKinnie, Livingston.

INJURIES:’

  • C

     D. Cousins OUT

  • C

     Damian Jones OUT

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KNICKS:

  • PG

     E. Mudiay

  • SG

     Tim Hardaway

  • SF

     Kevin Knox

  • PF

     Noah Vonleh

  • C

     Luke Kornet

BENCH PLAYERS:

Kanter, Hezonja, Dotson, Trier, Burke.

INJURIES:

  • C

     Isaiah Hicks OUT

  • G

     F. Ntilikina OUT

  • F

     K. Porzingis OUT

  • C

     M. Robinson OUT

3.PLAYER FLEXIBILITY:

Shooting Guard:

  • Taller and Ball hog point guard
  • Best Shooter for his team
  • Also Known as Scoring Guard.

Small Forward:

  • Better Rebounder
  • Faster than big man(SG) and stronger than a guard
  • Differs in rebounds(more compared to SG)

Klay Thompson and Hardawayare the best picks from this section. Dotson and Trier are Credit savers

Klay Thompson Stats from the last 5 matches:

Points- 21.6

Rebounds- 5.2

Steals- 1.2

Tim Hardaway Stats from the last 5 matches:

Points- 12.2

Rebounds- 2.4

Last H2H Stats:

Hardaway- 24 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds.

Thompson- 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal

Dotson and Trier and credit savers, you can manage them if you need better than these players(Thompson and Hardaway) from another section

 

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Power Forward:

  • Referred as the Post Position.
  • Power forwards play a role similar to that of Center.
  • The power forward position entails a variety of responsibilities, one of which is rebounding.
  • Many power forwards is noted for their mid-range jump-shot, and several players have become very accurate from 12 to 18 feet (3.7 to 5.5 m).
  • Some power forwards often play the Center position.

TIP:

Greenand Vonleh, both will act as a Power forward. But, they are just guarding to their teams.

Green Stats from the last 5 matches:

9.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 7 assists, 1.4 steals, 1.2 blocks

Vonleh Stats from the last 5 matches:

11.2 points, 12 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.4 steals

Compare to their stats, definitely GREENshould be a fantasy scorer from this section.

SURPRISING PACK:

Vonleh

Jonas Jerebko and Lance Thomas are from bench pick but didn’t affect the team score.

 

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Small Forward:

  • Better Rebounder
  • Faster than big man(SG) and stronger than a guard
  • Differs in rebounds(more compared to SG)

Durant will be the sure-shot pick from this section.

Knoxwill be the best pick and game changer from this section.

Iguodala will also be the best pick but from the bench.

Hezonjawill be another best pick from the bench

 

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Point Guard:

  • Shooter for short and longer distances
  • Guard(defense)
  • Most reliable for dunks and tip shorts(2-pointer and 3-pointer makers)

TIP:

Curry should be the sure-shot pick from this section.

Mudiay will be another fantasy scorer from this section, you can select him in the different combinations which I have provided you the given below.

Burke will be the game changer from this section.

Cook and Livingston are from the bench pick. Cook be the better pick compared to Livingston.

 

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Center:

It is well known for the defensive part(i.e guard of the team)

Known for grabbing the rebounds.

Kanter will be the sure-shot pick from this section if you manage the credits.

Avg Stats for Kanter in the last 5 matches:

11.8 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists.

Looneywill be the game-changer at any time

Avg Stats for Looney in the last 5 matches:

8.4 points, 6.6 rebound, 1.6 assists.

Kornet and Bell are from the bench picks.

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TEAM-1

Curry

Cook

Thompson’

Durant

Hezonja

Knox

Vonleh

Kornet

TEAM2

Curry

Cook

Hardaway

Hezonja

Durant

Green

Kornet

Looney

TEAM3

Curry

Mudiay

Thompson

Hezonja

Green

Kanter

Looney

Kornet

Thank You.

 

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