Harden has missed six games due to the injury, last playing the Nets’ 114-112 loss to the New York Knicks, playing four minutes, recording one rebound. As a member of the Nets, Harden has played 34 games this season, averaging 37 minutes, 25 points, nine rebounds, and 11 assists per game.
Landry Shamet will start in place of Harden Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Priced at $4,400 on FanDuel, Shamet has started one game with Harden off the floor, a 123-117 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Apr. 14, playing 36 minutes, scoring 17 points, one rebound and three assists. He has averaged 29 minutes, 18 points, two rebounds, and three assists in five games without Harden.
Kyrie Irving should also see an increase in production with Harden off the floor. In 392 minutes this season, Irving has a 35.3% usage rate, averaging 1.53 fantasy points per minute.
The Nets are a 2.5-point road underdog against the New Orleans Pelicans on FanDuel SportsBook in a game with a 235 total.
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