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NBA FanDuel Picks for Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG John Wall
PG Stephen Curry
SG Danny Green
SG Buddy Hield
SF Wilson Chandler
SF Joe Johnson
PF Anthony Davis
PF Gorgui Dieng
C Joel Embiid
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 358.11

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Wall WAS $9,800 47.98 4.90
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 40.38 4.44
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,600 40.06 4.66
Damian Lillard POR $9,600 38.98 4.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameer Nelson DEN $4,400 28.46 6.47
Shelvin Mack UTA $3,700 22.90 6.19
Sergio Rodríguez PHI $4,900 26.03 5.31
Andrew Harrison MEM $4,200 21.17 5.04

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,700 38.51 4.43
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,200 33.65 4.67
C.J. McCollum POR $7,400 32.77 4.43
Bradley Beal WAS $6,800 32.62 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Langston Galloway NO $3,900 22.03 5.65
Will Barton DEN $5,700 30.69 5.38
Bradley Beal WAS $6,800 32.62 4.80
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,200 33.65 4.67

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 44.31 4.43
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,700 40.61 4.67
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,100 37.04 4.57
Wilson Chandler DEN $6,200 33.53 5.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Johnson UTA $3,600 24.33 6.76
Wilson Chandler DEN $6,200 33.53 5.41
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,000 29.91 4.99
Joe Ingles UTA $3,500 16.63 4.75

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $12,100 58.24 4.81
Draymond Green GS $7,900 36.59 4.63
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,400 29.73 4.64
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,500 28.14 5.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ersan Ilyasova PHI $5,300 27.78 5.24
Markieff Morris WAS $4,800 24.93 5.19
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,500 28.14 5.12
Boris Diaw UTA $3,700 17.91 4.84

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,200 41.34 4.49
Marc Gasol MEM $8,200 37.27 4.54
Joel Embiid PHI $6,600 37.15 5.63
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,300 31.56 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $6,600 37.15 5.63
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,300 29.57 4.69
Lucas Nogueira TOR $3,800 17.39 4.58
Pau Gasol SA $6,000 27.39 4.56

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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