Monkey Knife Fight Picks: More or Less NBA DFS Picks for Thursday

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There’s only one playoff game on the NBA slate but there are some great Fantasy Basketball matchups you can play and win some cash on Monkey Knife Fight!

Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets are up 3-2 on the Milwaukee Bucks. Will they be able to close out the series on the road or will the Bucks defend home court once again?

Here are my top Monkey Knife Fight picks that will hopefully make your night profitable to go along with some great basketball!



Kevin Durant MORE THAN 30.5 POINTS

  • KD was incredible in Game 5 where he dropped 49 points on the Bucks, which included a dagger 3 late in the game. 

  • The Nets are without Kyrie Irving and Durant will be relied upon to carry the offensive load once again with James Harden still not one-hundred percent. 

  • The former MVP has recorded more than 30.5 points in five of ten postseason games, with most of those games featuring Kyrie and Harden sharing the ball. His average in the series is up to 33.6 points-per-game.

  • He has tallied at least eight free throws in 6 of 10 playoff matchups this year.

  • In three regular-season games versus the Bucks, Durant tallied 32 points, 42 and 30.

Giannis Antetokounmpo MORE THAN 33.5 POINTS

  • The Bucks’ franchise player has produced more than 33.5 points in two straight games and had 33 points in Game 3.

  • He has recorded at least 10 field goals in 7 of 10 playoff matchups this year.

  • Antetokounmpo has scored 34 or more points in 16 regular-season contests and scored above 33.5 points in all three regular-season outings versus the Nets (36 points, 49 and 34).





  • The Beard has grabbed 8 or less rebounds in 5 of 7 postseason matchups.

  • He collected 6 boards in Game 4 and none of them were offensive rebounds.

  • Harden averaged 7.9 rebounds in the regular season and had 6 against the Bucks in one-regular season game.

Khris Middleton MORE THAN 23.5 POINTS

  • Khris Middleton has scored at least 23.5 points in two of the last three games.

  • The Bucks’ swingman dropped 25 points in Game 5 and he drained 3 three-pointers.

  • In three-regular season games versus Brooklyn, Middleton scored more than 23.5 points in two of the three games, dropping 23 points, 26 and 25.



*The contests listed in this article are subject to change leading up to tip-off of each respective game*


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Jordan Tomiyama

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