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NBA DraftKings Picks for Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Tyler Johnson
SG Andre Roberson
SF Carmelo Anthony
PF Paul Millsap
C Dwight Powell
G Rodney McGruder
F DeMarcus Cousins
Flex Lou Williams
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 262.65

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,700 60.34 4.75
James Harden HOU $11,500 53.46 4.65
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 51.14 4.97
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,600 39.52 4.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,500 27.69 5.03
Goran Dragic MIA $7,300 36.44 4.99
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 51.14 4.97
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,700 60.34 4.75

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,500 53.46 4.65
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,700 38.23 4.39
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,100 33.13 4.67
Avery Bradley BOS $6,900 31.36 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $3,500 18.35 5.24
Lou Williams LAL $6,000 31.84 5.31
Rodney McGruder MIA $4,000 19.93 4.98
Andre Roberson OKC $3,900 19.30 4.95

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $9,800 45.54 4.65
Paul George IND $8,400 38.73 4.61
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,300 35.09 4.81
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,100 33.13 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $3,500 18.35 5.24
Thabo Sefolosha ATL $4,200 21.55 5.13
Jae Crowder BOS $5,600 27.96 4.99
Andre Roberson OKC $3,900 19.30 4.95

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01
LeBron James CLE $9,800 45.54 4.65
Paul Millsap ATL $8,000 40.97 5.12
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,200 39.11 4.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwight Powell DAL $4,000 24.63 6.16
Josh McRoberts MIA $3,500 18.20 5.20
Paul Millsap ATL $8,000 40.97 5.12
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,800 41.38 4.70
Andre Drummond DET $8,200 39.20 4.78
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,200 39.11 4.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwight Powell DAL $4,000 24.63 6.16
Josh McRoberts MIA $3,500 18.20 5.20
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01
Bismack Biyombo ORL $4,400 22.42 5.09

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries Рthose 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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