Spurs starting Jakob Poeltl at center on Saturday

San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl will start in Saturday's playoff game against the Denver Nuggets.

What It Means:

Poeltl will remain in the lineup for Game 1 despite some talk of Rudy Gay starting. In a role with the first unit, our models project the San Antonio center to play 20.7 minutes.

numberFire's models project Poeltl to produce 18.5 FanDuel points against Denver.