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Phoenix Phantasy Phix: Wednesday Night FanDuel Tourney, Top Suns Plays vs. Pistons, Sixers, Pacers

Gerald Green hates the Pistons.

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FanDuel Tourney tonight!

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Phantasy Phix

Ok, so we're on game three of a seven game road trip as the Suns meet Detroit, Philadelphia, and Indiana for the first time this season. We'll give you a look at the winners and losers from last season's matchups.

Who Loves The Pistons?

If he can be sure to catch the team bus, Detroit could be a pleasant stop on the road trip for P.J. Tucker. Last season, Tucker had arguably his best game of the season against the Pistons. On January 11th, he tallied 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in just under 42 minutes, the most time he logged all season.

Who Hates The Pistons?

Detroit was a chilly destination for Gerald Green last season. In Phoenix's first matchup with the Pistons, Green shot 5 of 17 from the field and 1 of 7 from three for 15 points in 33 minutes. Back in Phoenix in March, he hit 4 of 12 field goals and 1 of 5 from behind the arc for 12 points off the bench. Following a game against Boston in which Green shot 3 of 12, 1 of 4, and did not get to the line, maybe this isn't the game where he gets back on the right track.

Who Loves The 76ers?

Miles Plumlee. In fact, Plum's top offensive performance of last season came against the Sixers. December 28th he scored 22 points on 10 of 14 shooting and ripped down 13 rebounds. His other game against Philly was impressive as well, 14 points and 13 boards, 6 on the offensive side.

Who Hates The 76ers?

Hate might be a strong word, but Isaiah Thomas didn't have his best shooting games against Philadelphia last season. I.T. shot 7 of 18 in the first game, 4 of 10 in the second. He still topped 20 in both contests thanks to three point shooting and an 11 of 12 performance from the free throw line. Still, from the field he fell short of his 45.3% season average.

Who Loves The Pacers?

The Dragon's a fan. On January 22nd in Phoenix, Goran Dragic poured in 21 on 8 of 10 shooting. Eight days later in Indianapolis, Dragic scored 28 to lead all scorers, with 7 dimes versus 2 turnovers. Both games were Phoenix wins, against a Pacers team that at the time had the best record in the Eastern Conference.

Who Hates The Pacers?

Not a lot to share from the last season's box scores. The two games the Suns played against Indiana were two of the most complete games they played all season. At the time, that Pacers team may have been the best in the NBA. This year they are not. Saturday's game is one we need to win.

Who Loves The Suns?

Andre Drummond logged a pair of double doubles against the Suns last year. 13 points on 5 of 9 shooting and 13 rebounds in game one, 13 points on 5 of 7 and 16 boards in game two.

Michael Carter-Williams torched a lot of teams last season, including the Suns. Last December Carter-Williams hit 12 of 28 shots for 27 points against Phoenix, his fourth highest scoring output of the season.

Roy Hibbert. The most points he scored against a team not named the Philadelphia 76ers last season was the 26 he put on the Suns January 22nd.

Who Hates The Suns?

Greg Monroe, the almost Sun, didn't have a great game the last time he met Phoenix. 6 of 16 from the field, before he fouled out after 31 minutes in a 6 point loss last March.

Roy Hibbert. The second game against Phoenix didn't go nearly as well. 6 points and 4 rebounds in 28 minutes. Ouch.

Editors Note: Nobody with the Sixers has actually be in the league long enough to know if they hate playing against the Suns or not. Very few are even aware there's a team in Phoenix.

Back to fantasy land!

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Then when you're done, post your lineup in the comment section. And on social media, use the hashtag #FanDuelSBN to brag about lineup.

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