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📽️ NBA DFS Picks: Deeper Dive and Live Before Lock for DraftKings and FanDuel at 11 a.m. ET | 5/15/21

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NBA action brings an afternoon-heavy slate on Saturday, May 15, with five of the six games coming in the afternoon. The slate will be headlined by an exciting matchup in the East, as James Harden returns for one more regular-season game with the Brooklyn Nets as they host the Chicago Bulls. After tonight, there will only be one day left in the NBA regular season.

Awesemo has all the daily fantasy advice and tools you need to maximize your investment, so join us for a special late morning/early afternoon doubleheader of shows. First, it’s Eytan Shander and Adam “ShipMyMoney” Scherer on the NBA Deeper Dive. Taking you right up to tip-off, it’ll be Chris Spags and Greg Ehrenberg on NBA Live Before Lock giving you all of the last-minute news you need before making NBA DFS lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Stream starts at 11 a.m. ET. Presented by No House Advantage.

The Daily Fantasy Basketball Strategy Show | May 15


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