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Fantasy basketball advice: NBA FanDuel sleepers/busts for Tuesday, March 3

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First off, a quick introduction, though if you don't know what FanDuel is, well, you're missing out. FanDuel is a site that offers daily fantasy sports games. Participants are given a chance every day to select new players, fill out a lineup and, most importantly, win some cash. If you choose poorly Monday you can come back Tuesday and try again. Easy as that. Click here to enter a $2 FanDuel contest that offers a $10,000 prize today!

As for what we're going to be doing in this space: The goal here will be to direct your attention toward some players who you might not otherwise consider. If you're here and reading this, then you already know that LeBron James is really good. But when filling out a roster you can't just pick out stars. You'll blow your cap that way and get stuck praying to the basketball gods that a guy like Kosta Koufos gets into the game. No, if you want to win, you have to take advantage of certain matchups -- and in order to do that you have to know where to look. That's what we're here for. Also, this space is going to be used to give you advice for the games on Wednesday, March 3. Tuesday night is generally a slower one in the NBA, while Wednesdays are always packed. So with that, let's get started.

3 Players to target

Enes Kanter, C, Thunder: Kanter has been thriving since joining the Thunder, averaging 15.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in five games with Oklahoma City. But that's not the main reason he's the first name being listed here. The Thunder are already playing without Kevin Durant and now Russell Westbrook might be forced to miss the team's game on Wednesday, too. If that happens the team will no doubt look to Kanter to carry the offensive load. And here's the cherry on top all of this: on Wednesday the Thunder play the Sixers who are allowing opposing centers to record a league-high 47.9 FanDuel points per game (via Rotoworld). A great matchup and lots of opportunity? Can't ask for more.

Isaiah Thomas, G, Celtics: Keep riding this train until his price goes up. Thomas is averaging 21.8 points, 5.8 assists, 3.0 rebounds and nearly a steal a game since joining the Celtics and is going for around $7,000 on FanDuel -- about $1,000 less than Ty Lawson and Michael Carter-Williams. Thomas was always skilled and seems to have found a home in Boston, where Brad Stevens has his team pushing the ball (the Celtics are fourth in the NBA in pace, per, spreading the court and running lots of pick-and-rolls, three things every fantasy owners wants their point guard's team to do. The Celtics' Wednesday night matchup against Utah isn't a great one, but until proven otherwise, with Thomas in Boston, the matchups don't matter.

Mo Williams, G, Hornets: Another player benefiting from a change of scenery. In the five games he's played with the Hornets -- who acquired him from the Timberwolves in February -- Mo Williams is averaging 23.4 points, 7.0 assists, 3.2 rebounds while shooting 46 percent from the field and 42 percent from behind the three-point line. He's filling in admirably for the injured Kemba Walker at point guard and has become the Hornets' go-to scorer and primary ball-handler. You can't ask for more from a player in a fantasy format. On Wednesday Williams will play the Nets, who have actually been pretty good against point guards this year. But as long as Williams has the ball put in his hands -- which he will as long as Walker is out -- he'll be fine.

3 Players to avoid

Kyle Lowry, G, Raptors: Lowry has really been struggling of late, averaging 13.0 points, 4.8 assists, 2.8 rebounds in his past 10 games. Over that stretch he's also shooting just 35 percent from the field. Again, this is a 10-game sample, not just a minor blip. On Wednesday Lowry and the Raptors will be facing the Cavaliers, who have been excellent on the defensive end of the court since obtaining center Timofey Mozgov. Perhaps Lowry will turn it around soon -- but he also might be injured. Until we find out what's going on, he's a player to keep avoiding.

Zach Randolph, F, Grizzlies: Randolph is shooting just 43 percent over his past 10 games, to go along with 13.9 points and 10.0 rebounds. Those numbers have been climbing of late, but not enough to make him a good FanDuel play. On Wednesday Z-Bo and the Grizz will take on the Rockets, who present a difficult matchup. Houston likes to spread the floor and push the ball. It also only keeps one true big man on the floor at a time. There are two ways to look at this: A) that means Randolph will get the chance to bully a smaller forward on the block, or B) Randolph is going to have trouble keeping up and is going to find himself spending lots of time on the bench. Given his recent struggles, a bet on the ladder is the better one.

Markieff Morris, C, Suns: It's been a tough week for Morris. He ripped Suns fans, got ejected on Monday for knocking his former teammate, Goran Dragic, to the ground, and, to top it all off, he's averaging just 12.8 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting 44 percent from the field over his past five games. The Suns' Wednesday game in Orlando against the Magic could be where he gets himself back on track, but right now Morris appears to be struggling and frustrated.

Other Notables

Isaiah Thomas isn't the only Celtic on a hot streak. Since he joined the team, his backcourt mate, and fellow Tacoma, Wash., native Avery Bradley has been on fire, too, averaging 17.2 points, 4.0 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 steals over his past five games ... D.J. Augustin becomes a great play if Russell Westbrook is forced to join Kevin Durant on the sidelines Wednesday against the Sixers ... Rockets forward Terrence Jones is averaging 17.0 points and 10.2 rebounds over his last five games ... With Darren Collison out in Sacramento, point guard Ray McCallum, now the team's starter, becomes an interesting cheap option, if you feel like taking a chance.