One team is the reigning champion while the other has put together a high-caliber roster this season. In this game, current NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks meet the New York Knicks. More about MIL vs NYK Dream11 will be given below.
Bucks have suffered a lot due to injuries so far. Jrue has missed a large portion of the early season, Middleton is out, Donte has been out for months now, and Giannis has had to carry the load on all ends. That is why the record doesn’t reflect the overall makeup of the current NBA champions. Grayson Allen has chipped in with some decent contributions while Nwora has shown promise but the team has been tottering right now due to an injury bug.
Knicks started the season 5-1 but lost the last two games. In both the games, the team’s offense crumbled and it can happen with too many options at times when you get confused about who is the go-to guy. Randle has put on terrific all-around numbers yet again while for young RJ Barrett scoring has been efficient. Walker and Fournier pair up for some top-notch scoring while Derrick Rose gives great sixth-man contributions along with Toppin and Burke. Mitchell Robinson’s contributions in the middle can’t be neglected as a defender and rebounder as New York looks to bounce back from a two-game skid.
Home: Milwaukee Bucks
Visitors: New York Knicks
Match Timing: 6 November, @05:00 AM
Venue: Fiserv Forum
The contest will take place at Fiserv Forum, which is the home floor for the Milwaukee Bucks It has a seating capacity of 18,581.
Milwaukee Bucks New York Knicks
Games: 08 | 08
Wins: 04| 05
Defeats: 04| 03
Giannis Antetokounmpo can fill the statsheet in a hurry.
Julius Randle is an all-around player, who leads the team in points, assists, and rebounds.
*stats from the last regular-season game for both teams*
Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)
The reigning Finals MVP has had to do the heavy lifting for the Bucks to start the Regular Season. His team is lacking main players and it falls upon him to carry all the load. He has produced 27.4 PPG, 10.8 RPG, 6.4 APG so far. Will carrying all this load not burn him out? Anyway, he can be selected as a Star/Pro Player in the Dream 11 NBA Fantasy scenario
Expected Fantasy Points Range 54-67
Randle is averaging 20.6, 11.3 RPG, 5.9 APG 1.0 BPG indicating his All-Star talent. However, he has been a tad inefficient from the floor at times and is taking some time to adjust in the scoring-heavy lineup after being the first-option last season.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 41-55
Bobby Portis (MIL)
Portis is coming off an injury but with a depleted lineup, he plays a key role. He can notch up points in various ways and also go hard on the boards. Bobby was important for the team last season as well.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 20-29
RJ Barrett (NYK)
RJ Barrett has been impressive for the Knicks on both ends of the floor. He has improved his jumper and will aim for a 20 PPG, having averaged 19.1 PPG, 5.6 RPG so far on 49.1% FG including 41.7% from three.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 30-44
Pat Connaughton (MIL)
Pat has been inserted into the startling lineup considering the mountain of injuries that the team is suffering. So far, he has averaged 11.0 PPG, 5.1 RPG and has been huge for the team on both ends of the floor.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 25-36
Evan is a capable scorer at the two-guard position and has certainly given a boost to the scoring front of the Knicks. He is averaging 16.4 PPG, 3.1 RPG so far.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 21-30
Jordan Nwora (MIL)
Nwora has managed to average 9.4 PPG, 4.1 RPG so far but there is a concern. He is shooting just 37% from the floor and despite improvements in the game, he is yet to get a hold on the shot selection.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 19-26
Kemba Walker (NYK)
Walker is coming off a 2/11 shooting night but that has not been the theme for him this season. The guard has shot 45.8% from the floor and a wonderful 51% from three, averaging 13.3 PPG, 3.3 APG, 3.3 RPG, 1.4 SPG this season.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 25-33
Grayson Allen (MIL)
Grayson Allen has helped the Bucks stretch the floor early in the season. He has averaged 13.0 PPG, 4.3 RPG so far but will like to improve upon his 39.1% FG.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 17-26
Mitchell is primarily a defensive guard and rebounder/box-out player for the team. He helps the Knicks make a superb defensive team and has lodged averages of 7.5 PPG, 8.9 RPG, 1.4 BPG so far.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 20-26
Thanasis Antetokounmpo (MIL)
Thanasis has been getting starting minutes due to Middleton’s injury. He has pulled down 8, 9, 8 boards in the last three games and has scored 9 and 10 in the last two games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 18-25
Derrick Rose (NYK)
The former MVP has made a home in New York becoming a terrific Isolation option off the bench. He is averaging11.4 PPG, 2.8 APG so far.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 14-20
George Hill (MIL)
Veteran George Hill has given some solid minutes with Jrue out for the last few games. He is averaging 8.0 PPG, 3.1 APG so far this season.
Expected Fantasy Points Range 15-23
Note: Obi Toppin, Alec Burkes, Nerlens Noel are other decent fantasy options from the Knicks.
Jrue Holiday (MIL) is PROBABLE for the game.
PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
SF: Khris Middleton
C: Brook Lopez
SG: Grayson Allen
PG: Jrue Holiday
BENCH: Donte DiVincenzo, Rodney Hood, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Georgios Kalaitzakis, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Jordan Nwora, Semi Ojeleye, Bobby Portis, Justin Robinson, George Hill.
Milwaukee Bucks Squad: Grayson Allen, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Pat Connaughton, Donte DiVincenzo, George Hill, Jrue Holiday, Rodney Hood, Georgios Kalaitzakis, Brook Lopez, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Khris Middleton, Jordan Nwora, Semi Ojeleye, Bobby Portis, Justin Robinson.
PF: Julius Randle
SF: RJ Barrett
C: Mitchell Robinson
SG: Evan Fournier
PG: Kemba Walker
BENCH: Derick Rose, Alec Burks, Obi Toppin, Nerlens Noel, Immanuel Quickley, Kevin Knox II, Taj Gibson, Quentin Grimes, Luka Samanic, Jericho Sims, Wayne Selden, Miles McBride.
New York Knicks Squad: Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, Julius Randle, RJ Barrett, Mitchell Robinson, Derrick Rose, Alec Burks, Obi Toppin, Nerlens Noel, Immanuel Quickley, Kevin Knox II, Taj Gibson, Quentin Grimes, Luka Samanic, Jericho Sims, Wayne Selden, Miles McBride.
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